Volunteer Opportunities with Johnson County

Johnson County Government is regularly seeking volunteers in a variety of departments, divisions and programs. Get involved in the Johnson County community while learning new things and developing new skills. Check out all of our programs that rely on volunteers below.

Volunteers with Aging and Human Services hold reusable bags for transporting food

Aging and Human Services

Volunteers support the independence, dignity and self-sufficiency of older adults and others who require assistance.

Website: Aging and Human Services
Phone: 913-715-8859

Boards and Commissions

Appointed board and commissions offer residents an opportunity to take part in the affairs of their community, shape and influence public policy.

Website: Boards and Commissions
Phone: 913-715-0424

Volunteers with the Department of Corrections sit around a table

Corrections Department

Volunteers support juvenile and adult clients who are experiencing life’s challenges while also working to keep the community healthy and safe.

Website: Corrections Department
Phone: 913-715-4542

District Attorney's Office

Johnson County District Attorney’s Office volunteers meet the needs of victims involved in the criminal justice system.

Website: District Attorney's Office
Phone: 913-715-3029

A Developmental Supports volunteer works with a disabled woman

Developmental Supports

Join us in making a difference one person at a time as our mission is to serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Website: Developmental Supports
Phone: 913-826-2626

Two female Election volunteers standing next to election equipment

Election Workers

On Election Day, more than 2,500 election workers are needed at polling locations throughout Johnson County.

Website: Election Workers
Phone: 913-715-6800

Emergency Management volunteers sit in front of computers

Emergency Management

Volunteers assist Emergency Management by participating as storm spotters. Volunteers attend a training seminar.

Website: Emergency Management
Phone: 913-782-3038

Family Court Services

Volunteers assist with our Supervised Visitation Program that allows children to share time with a parent from whom they’ve been separated.

Website: Family Court Services
Phone: 913-715-7422

JoCo Academy instructors give a tour of the county's vehicle fleet

JoCo Academy

The JoCo Academy Program allows community-minded individuals to discover what makes our high quality of life possible through behind-the-scene tours and more.

Website: JoCo Academy
Phone: 913-715-0725

A black girl holds a book at a library

Johnson County Library

The county is always looking for volunteers at its 14 neighborhood libraries! Volunteer a regular schedule or sign up to work on special projects.

Website: Johnson County Library
Phone: 913-826-4302

Johnson County Museum

Love history? Love working with kids? Love solving mysteries?  We have the perfect opportunity for you at the Johnson County Museum.

Website: Johnson County Museum
Phone: 913-826-2787

Master Gardeners holding tools at a demonstration garden

K-State Research and Extension

We deliver quality educational programming with assistance from volunteers. Extension has a wide range of opportunities volunteers find rewarding.

Website: K-State Research and Extension
Phone: 913-715-7000

Park & Recreation volunteers walking dogs

Park & Recreation District

JCPRD offers many opportunities to volunteer, including community relations, park maintenance, program registration and support for The Theatre in the Park.

Website: Park & Recreation District
Phone: 913-826-3412

Sheriff's Office Citizens Academy

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy is a 13-week program that meets weekly at various Sheriff’s Office facilities in Olathe and New Century.

Website: Sheriff's Office Citizens Academy
Phone: 913-715-5504