Upcoming Service Opportunities


You can also search for volunteer opportunities online at VolunteerMT.org.

Community Organizations:  Have an opportunity you want to see listed here and also to go out on our Volunteer Reserves email?  CLICK HERE to submit your opportunity! Please note that volunteer opportunities will be removed after 6 months. The Volunteer Reserves email will be sent the first and third Tuesday of each month.


 

 

Bozeman Hockey Association-Feb. 26-28th

The Bozeman Peewee A team is hosting this years state tourney. We are looking for people to help out with working in the concession stand, running the clock and keeping score. BAHA is nonprofit service organization with the status of a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. It is organized under the corporate name of Gallatin Hockey, Inc. Volunteers will be needed throughout the weekend. Interested in helping? Contact Lisa Innes 406-581-0835 missfraser@hotmail.com!

Posted: 1/20/16


 

 

Expanding Your Horizons- MSU Extended University-Saturday, April 9th

Expanding Your Horizons is a one-day conference at MSU-Bozeman that includes hands-on workshops in the fields of science, technology, math and engineering (STEM) for girls in grades 6, 7, and 8, plus lunch, and group activities. We are currently looking for female college students who would be interested in being group leaders, to accompany the girls to their workshops and participate in various activities throughout the course of the day. This is a great volunteer opportunity to impact the lives of these young women. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Autumn Blakley at autumnblakley@montana.edu or 406-944-7311 for more information and an application.

Posted: 1/15/16


 

Make a difference in the life of a senior! Brookdale Springmeadows Assisted Living-Flexible Dates and Times!

Many activity opportunities including music, art and crafts, reading to the vision impaired or bedbound. Our residents enjoy music, singalongs, some exercise, visiting with students, kitchen socials, games, puzzles, humor and sharing their stories! Volunteers need to take a drug test, no cost to volunteer, as well as provide proof of current tb test. Students can have the test done at Springmeadows at no cost to student. A background check will also be done prior to student volunteering. For more information, contact Bonnie Lawson.

Posted: 12/9/15


 

Crazy 8s Math Club Coaches & Assistants Needed!-Morning Star Elementary-Jan-April

Want to make a HUGE difference in how little kids think of Math?? Want to have FUN doing it? This after school math club is like no other. You and the kids complete super wacky hands-on math based activities that don’t feel at all like math! It's math gone wild! Learning math while they build, run, jump, create and make a mess! Mischief-making like Catapulting Marshmallows, Toilet Paper Olympics, Cracking Encrypted Spy Codes and Stuffed Animal Zip-Lines. You and they will have the time of your life while learning that math is cool.

  • Sessions run 8 weeks with a current plan of Jan - Feb and March - April (do one or both)
  • Teams meet once a week after school at Morning Star Elementary
  • Meeting day can be based on your schedule and meet M - TH 3:30 - 5:00 or F 2:15 - 4:00
  • Teams consist of 10-15 students; 1 manager and 1 assistant per team recommended
  • We need 2-3 team managers and several assistants - would be fun to do it with a friend!!
  • Volunteers need to be comfortable guiding energetic young students through program activities
  • The Bedtime Math Foundation provides a very rich and robust scripted curriculum (accessible online) as well as 90% of the supplies; Morningstar will provide any additional materials
  • Prep time is approx 1 hour per week (pre-reading lesson plan, assembling materials)
  • Team managing or assisting is approx 2 hours on location at Morning Star Elementary
  • Consent for background check may be required
  • We are also happy to work with your professor/s for independent study credits

Want to learn more? Contact: Laurie White 303-522-7354 / bohlenwhite@gmail.com

Posted: 12/10/15


 

 

Destination Imagination Coaches & Assistants Needed!-Morning Star Elementary-Jan- April

Good at solving problems creatively? Talented in out of the box thinking? Enjoy non-linear approaches? Interested in helping young minds learn these skills? Then we NEED YOU! All disciplines fit. Brainiacs welcome. Destination Imagination is a hands-on, creative problem solving team based club. It focuses on integrated STEAM concepts. Students learn impromptu on the fly thinking, team work, collaboration, how to solve creatively and much more through fun weekly challenges and a multi-month team project. Activities and projects vary from engineering based to architecture, drama, business and more. You learn how to lead and guide.

  • Runs 4 months, Jan – April
  • Teams meet once a week after school at Morning Star Elementary
  • Can be based on your schedule and meet M - TH 3:30 - 5:00 or F 2:00 - 3:30 (weekend and alternate location is possible)
  • Teams consist of 6-8 students; 1 manager and 1 assistant per team recommended
  • Morning Star teams this year will be non-competing and operate outside of the MT DI org
  • 2-3 team managers and several assistants needed - would be fun to do it with a friend!!
  • Volunteers need to be comfortable guiding energetic young students through program activities using the reflective method
  • Volunteers will need to select and prepare weekly activities and materials as well as coach students through the activities during team meetings; volunteers also need to assist their team in choosing and completing a multi-month project
  • Prep time is approx 2 hour per week; team managing or assisting is approx 2 hours with students
  • Consent for background check may be required
  • We are happy to work with your professor/s for independent study credits!

Want to learn more? Contact: Laurie White 303-522-7354 / bohlenwhite@gmail.com

Posted: 12/11/15


 

Warming Center Volunteer- HRDC Warming Center-Nov 1 2015- March 31 2016

The Warming Center is the only place where men, women and families without a place to go can get out of the cold each winter. Open nightly, the center relies entirely on community support and donations to provide this critical, lifesaving service. Last season, the Warming Center provided a safe, warm place to spend the night to more than 200 different people, varying in age from toddlers to senior citizens. The majority of guests are from right here in the Gallatin Valley and are experiencing a period of hardship. The Warming Center opens Nov 1st, and is open from 7PM till 7AM, seven days a week. Several volunteer shifts are available nightly. Volunteer Orientations are held every Tuesday from 6PM till 7PM. Interested in volunteering? Contact Joshua Revious at (406) 585-4848 or vista@thehrdc.org.

Posted:10/21/15


Summer of Service + Community Leadership in Washington, DC

Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service
www.DCinternships.org/IPVS   
Summer 2016 l 4 and 8 Week Options
 
*Guaranteed Internships - Courses for Credit - Housing in DC - Service Projects
*Priority Deadline for Scholarships: February 10, 2016
*Final Deadline: March 16, 2016
*Generous Scholarship Funding Available
 
How will you make a difference this summer?  
 
Join the millions of volunteers, public servants and nonprofit professionals who heard the call to serve in the nation’s capital. 
 
The Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service offers you a chance to make an impact this summer. Spend either 4 or 8 weeks this summer taking action while getting a hands-on learning experience in the nation’s capital.  Your internship will put you on the front-lines working to solve local and national issues.  
 
The comprehensive program sponsored by The Fund for American Studies include:
 
·         A guaranteed internship placement with a local or national nonprofit organization 
·         Courses for transferable credit from George Mason University
·         Furnished housing conveniently located close to Metro rail stations and key attractions in Washington
·         Organized service projects and fundraising activities to impact the Washington, DC community
·         Networking events, exclusive briefings, guest speakers and a mentor program
 
PAST INTERNSHIP SITES
Below you’ll find just a sampling of our past internship sites:
·         American Institute for Cancer Research
·         Bread for the City
·         Capital Area Food Bank
·         First Book
·         Food and Friends
·         Latino Economic Development Center
·         Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
·         Student Conservation Association
·         YMCA of the National Capital Area
·         Youth Service America
 
APPLY TODAY
Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of March 16, 2016. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the priority deadline of February 10, 2016 to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as internship placement. We award almost 1 million dollars in scholarship funding annually and awards are made on the basis of financial need and merit. 
 
FULL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
Applicants may apply for a full scholarship through the Outstanding Student Leader Scholarship awards program. 4 will be available for Summer 2016. More information may be found here: www.DCinternships.org/StudentLeader
 
For more information and to be begin an online application, please visit www.DCinternships.org. Questions may be directed to IPVS@tfas.org or 202.986.0384. 

Posted: 1/23/16

 

Music on Main-Downtown Bozeman-June-August 2016

Every Thursday evening through late June to mid-August for 8 weeks, enjoy live music, food and fun in Downtown Bozeman. Volunteer for an event that brings the Bozeman community together and provides a wonderful summer event for all residents of this community! Hosted by the Downtown Bozeman Association. Want to volunteer? Contact Anne Miller!

Posted:2/2/16


 

 

Cruisin' on Main Car Show-Downtown Bozeman-August 21st, 2016

Join the Downtown Bozeman Association in putting on a fantastic event to benefit the Cancer Support Community! We would need volunteers from 6:00am to 4:00pm. We have morning and afternoon shifts available. Hosted by the Downtown Bozeman Association. Want to volunteer? Contact Anne Miller!

Posted:2/2/16


 

Volunteering Solutions-Summer Volunteering Abroad 2016-25th June 2016 to 6th August 2016

Take part in the exciting Summer Volunteer Abroad Programs 2016 with Volunteering Solutions. VolSol offer a wide variety of specialized volunteer and travel programs during the Summers across different program locations. These Summer Special programs are available in India, Thailand, Nepal, Ghana, and Tanzania wherein volunteers get a wonderful opportunity to immerse themselves in the local culture, volunteer in the project, explore and travel across the host country. Visit https://www.volunteeringsolutions.com/apply Choose your login info to sign up for your Volunteering Solutions My Account. After choosing the login info proceed to the next step to complete the application form. Enter your personal info, choice of destination and program to complete the online application form. Pay $225/ £155 or €220 application fee online by Secure Payment Gateway to complete the application process info@volunteeringsolutions.com 

Posted: 11/30/15


 

Submit Your Upcoming Volunteer Opportunity

Have an upcoming volunteer opportunity? Please submit your information and we will include it on this page as well as send out to our Volunteer Reserves listserv. Please note that volunteer opportunities will be removed after 6 months. Please note: Volunteer Reserves emails are only sent the first and third Tuesday of the month.

CLICK HERE to submit your opportunity.