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Public Advisory: Please take our population health survey ... | last updated: 04/08/2020 - 3:26pm | + read more

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) is asking Johnson County residents to complete a short survey in order to understand how many people in Johnson County have or do not have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19). The survey will close at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 10.

Survey link - Population Health Survey

Human Services

Central Office: 913-715-8800

11811 S. Sunset Drive, Suite 1300, Olathe, Kansas 66061

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Volunteer Orientations

Human Services volunteer orientations provide a format where first-time volunteers will learn about the history and mission of the department, receive information about each volunteer opportunity, and complete appropriate paperwork. When volunteers receive an assignment, they will attend training for that specific program.

Currently Human Services is not recruiting new volunteers. We will update the website once we resume volunteer orientations. 

Contact Information

Brandy Hodge 
Community Relations Manager
(913) 715-8866

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Volunteer Orientations 

Anyone interested in becoming a Human Service volunteer team member must attend a General (GEN) orientation. General orientation is one hour in length. You will complete all necessary paperwork at the general orientation session such as a volunteer application and background check release.

If you are interested in becoming a Meals on Wheels driver or Catch-a-Ride driver, please plan to also attend the Meals on Wheels (MOW) or Catch-a-Ride (CaR) training. Meals on Wheels and Catch-a-Ride training is one hour in length. This training follows the General Orientation.  Please bring your driver's license and auto insurance with you to orientation as we will need to make a copy for your volunteer file.

While we encourage children to accompany their parents volunteering, we advise not bringing children under the age of five to an orientation session as it can be distracting to the other volunteers. If you need special accommodations for the orientation, please contact Brandy Hodge at 913-715-8859 or Brandy.Hodge@jocogov.org

Orientation Dates:

  • Suspended until further notice

Location and Directions to Orientations

SDOB – Sunset Drive Office Building: 11811 S. Sunset Drive #1300, Olathe, KS 66061 (913) 715-8800 - Map

  • I-35 south to 119th Street
  • Go west (right) to Ridgeview
  • Go north (right) to Sunset Drive (the first left)
  • At the stop sign in our parking lot, turn left and park in the east parking lot (it’s a shorter walk).
  • Once inside the building, look for the sign directing you to our orientation room!