Volunteers give over 1,000 hours of time to us each year!


We appreciate volunteers, whether it’s just for an hour, a day, or on a regular basis. Coyote Hill prides itself in its ability to find a project to suit your interests and skills. 

Email Our Volunteer Coordinator

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Group Projects/One-time Event

If you or your group would like to plan a one-time event or project, please follow the link below to fill out a form and our Volunteer Coordinator will contact you to finalize the details of your project.

Project Application

Ideas for Group Projects

  • Plan/play games with the kids
  • Create/provide freezer meals
  • Landscape and groundworkvolunteers wash vehicles | coyotehill.org
  • Deep cleaning the homes
  • Come cook a meal for a home
  • Organize a fundraiser
  • Help with our events (Pancake Breakfast, Golf Tournament, Open House, Boots ‘n Bids, Christmas)
  • [Insert Your Idea Here]

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On-Going Volunteer

Those who wish to be become an on-going volunteer and work alongside the Home Parents or spend one-on-one time with the children are required to fill out an application, receive a background check and go through an orientation and training. Please follow the link below to get started.

Volunteer Application

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Options for On-Going Volunteers

  • Mentor a child
  • Tutor after school
  • Assist in equine program, no experience necessary
  • Aid parents on field trips/sporting events or other family outings
  • Partner with a family to cook meals, make freezer meals, plan activities, and help inside the home

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Completing the FSCR Background Check

  1. Go to the Family Care Safety Registry (FCSR) website. http://www.dhss.mo.gov/FCSR/
  2. Click on “Is a person already registered?”  Follow the instructions by typing in your social security number and the security text. Press the “Submit” button. If it says you are in the registry, you’re finished!
  3. If you are not in the Family Care Safety Registry click on “Register Online.” It may be helpful for you to use the “Online Registration Instructions.” You will need your social security number and a credit/debit card as there is a minimal fee for registration (approximately $13.)

 Volunteer Forms:

Character Reference Form – If you need a reference for your volunteer application, please copy this link address to send to your reference. Right-click on the link, select Copy Link Address. You can then paste the link in an email. Click Here for Character Reference Form

Volunteer HandbookCoyote Hill Volunteer Handbook & Application


Simply click the orange button to begin your volunteer experience with Coyote Hill!

Your Generosity Can Make a Difference in the Life of a Child.