Become A Volunteer!

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with The Arc Northwest Mississippi! 

We rely on volunteers at different times and in many different capacities to help run our programs.  Some of the programs are listed below. If you are interested in assisting The Arc NWMS in a positive way,  please click on the appropriate link below and we will connect you with our volunteer network.


Arc NWMS Program Volunteer Opportunities    

Weekly Volunteers Needed   

  • Social Clubs - For individuals from age five through adults who could use a little help socializing with peers.  This is an opportunity to meet with a small group in a low pressure setting.  Social Clubs for different age groups happen once a week most months. 
  • SuperABLE  - Our goal is to have individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families exercising alongside their typical peers. The class is lead by Eric Cook from Xpress Fitness in Olive Branch, MS.  Eric has his Master's Degree in Health and Sports Science.  He is amazing!  Class is for all ages and meets every Saturday from 10:00 - 11:00.

Monthly Volunteers Needed   

  • Parent Support Group - The Arc Northwest Mississippi strives to assist our community by offering support groups and engaging speakers to address topics of interest for our members.    
  • Mommy & Me Program- The Mommy & Me program would be designed to support families with children 2 to 5 years of age. We want to allow parents to connect with other moms, decompress, and have moments of relaxation while their kids are in a safe place engaging in play with others. Friday Mornings
  • Sibshops - A high energy celebration for the siblings of children with special needs.  Participants share the highs and lows of living with a person with an intellectual or developmental disability.  **Volunteers for this club limited to siblings of individuals with disabilities that are Middle School age and above* 

Jan - Feb Volunteers Needed  

  • Art to Achieve - A four Saturday art program that helps nurture the artistic skills of our members.  Local teachers, artists, and volunteers help to create fun and beautiful projects.    

June - July Volunteers Needed:  

  • Camp BOLD - A summer day camp for children and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities that pairs each camper with a peer buddy for a week of amazing summer camp experiences just like their typical peers.  BOLD stands for Balance, Opportunity, Learning, and Determination.      

   If you would like to volunteer click on the links above.  If you need more information call the Arc NWMS office at 662.510.8989.