Volunteer Opportunities in the Batesville, Arkansas area
Children’s Advocacy Center needs volunteers for a variety of tasks. Contact Stephanie Evans
Old Independence Regional Museum needs volunteers for everything from research to working
in the gift shop to assisting with school tours and events. If interested, talk to Laura at
870-793-2121 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Violence Prevention needs volunteers at their shelters to help with the hotline and
clients. They need help at Fresh Start Resale Store going through clothing and other donations.
Call 870-793-4011 or email email@example.com
Main Street Batesville always needs volunteers for different events, clean up days downtown,
the haunted house construction/rebuild/maintenance during the spring and summer months
and workers/scare actors in October. MainStreetBatesville@gmail.com
Caring Hands Hospice needs volunteers to sit with a patient- they could read to them, sing or
just be a quiet calming presence to let the family members step away for a few minutes.
The Humane Society of Independence County needs volunteers constantly… Especially the
first Saturday of every month for the dog dip and bath events. Also for the annual Bark in the
Park. They accept volunteers seven days a week from 7 AM to 5:30 PM. You don’t have to call
ahead – you can just show up to the shelter (5 Environmental Drive, Batesville AR 72501). Call
870-793-0090 for more information.
Foster Grandparents and the Nursing Home Ombudsman program at White River Area Agency
on Aging, Inc. 870-612-3000
Independence County Library Needs volunteers to help with various tasks and projects. Those
who are interested should call Angel at 870-793-8814.
Arkansas Sheriff’s Youth Ranch is in need of business owners, subject matter experts, and
artisans to host workshops and field trips. They also need help with their annual pumpkin
patch in the fall. If interested, contact Philip Ives at 870-793-6841.
Ozark Foothills Literacy Council 870-793-5912 or https://myoflp.weebly.com/volunteer.html
Batesville Help and Hope 870-793-9181 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cedar Ridge Food Pantry needs volunteers, and is also in need of donations of canned goods,
bath soap, deodorant, shampoo, etc. Contact Ruth at 870-834-0106.
Interested in becoming a Fire Department Chaplain? Or CERT (community emergency
response teams) and/or NASAR (Search and Rescue) volunteer? Contact Steven Bannick at
email@example.com or 8705042255.
Our Father’s Table Kitchen needs volunteers Monday and Tuesday each week. Call or Text
(preferred) our Volunteer Coordinator, Paula Wilson 501-908-5901.
List compiled 2021. Contact AmyCrouchHoward@gmail.com with corrections or additions.