One of the best resources you can give The Mission is your time. Listed below are just some of the ways you can participate!

Day Volunteer

Do you enjoy talking to people? Are you comfortable in a leadership position? If so, we have the perfect way you can serve! We need someone that can welcome newcomers, accept in-kind donations, and help to make everyone staying at The Mission feel safe and comfortable.


Want to help but aren't sure where to start? We could always use helping hands with various housekeeping tasks. Anything from mopping to washing towels is continually needed. Shifts are determined by your availability.

Meal Prep/Servers

No cooking ability required! Meals are planned out ahead of time, so if you'd like to do a "heat and serve" meal just let us know. Of course, if you know your way around the kitchen your talent is welcome!

Backup Volunteer

In the event of an emergency should one of our volunteers not be able to make it in, we need someone we could call to cover their shift; especially during our overnight and extended hours when the temperatures are so frigid outside.

Overnight Volunteer

 Save lives while you sleep! This is one of the easiest and most vital volunteer roles at The Mission. Your job is to simply be presence while our overnight guests sleep during the Winter. Overnight Volunteers have their own separate space. This room includes a fully furnished bed, and a computer with security cameras for you to view what's going on throughout the night. For this role you should be comfortable in a leadership position and be able to come in once or twice a month for an overnight shift. Shifts are from 10:00PM to 6:00AM. Check out the Emergency Winter Shelter page for more details!


Have an idea for a project your group or organization would like to do for The Mission?
Just let us know and we would be happy to help set it up! Contact us and we will work with you to create a project or fundraiser that will make an impact on those being helped – and those helping.

If you're interested in serving, fill out our Volunteer Application or contact us and let us know!

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PO Box 1213

708 N. Main Street

Rolla, MO 65401 

(Entrance on 8th Street)

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday      8 AM - 6 PM

Friday - Sunday             8 AM - 2 PM