Upcoming Service Opportunities

You can also search for volunteer opportunities online at Volunteer Connections of Greater Gallatin United Way

Community Cafe Volunteers Needed!

The MSU Office of Activities and Engagement (OAE) invites the MSU community to join us in hosting dinners on Wednesday evenings at the Community Café, a program of the Gallatin Valley Food Bank.  The Community Café is open seven evenings per week 365 days per year and provides a hot dinner to anyone who wishes to join them at their building located at 302 North 7th Ave between 5:00pm and 7:00pm. OAE is responsible to rally between 8 and 10 volunteers each Wednesday evening to seat, serve, and engage with the customers of the café. 

We are always scheduling volunteers to serve on any Wednesday evening you prefer.  Volunteer time commitment is 4:30-7:30pm.

Interested in volunteering?? Submit this form and we will be in touch via, e-mail, with a confirmation of your service.  If you have questions, email engagement@montana.edu.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Gallatin County-Become a Big!

By becoming a Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Couple or Big Family you can truly influence the life of a child, and you will both be forever changed by the experience. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Gallatin County offers a variety of volunteer experiences.  

Discover how you can make a difference:
Are you at least 18 years old?
Do you have a couple extra hours a week, a valid drivers license and an insured vehicle?
Can you make an 18 month commitment?
Do you enjoy kids and having fun?

Big Brothers Big Sisters serves children ages 5-15 in our local community.   Their backgrounds and personalities are unique, but they all have a need for friendship with a caring adult.  We ask our volunteers for an 18 month commitment, and to spend 1-2 hours, a week with the child.  Activities that many matches enjoy are going to the park, walking the dog, going fishing, arts and crafts, making dinner together and many other activities.

To volunteer or learn more, visit:  www.bbbs-gc.org/become-a-big

Gallatin Valley Food Bank Gardening

The Gallatin Valley Food Bank is seeking groups and individual volunteers to help water, weed and harvest their garden!

To see available shifts and to sign-up, visit: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054caeaa2ea7f94-gardening

Girl's Night To Shop


Legend of the Bobcat-August 22nd

 Legend of the Bobcat will be hosted on Friday, August 22nd at 8pm.  You can view more about the event online, here:http://calendar.msu.montana.edu/events/13329.  We have several volunteer opportunities available, and we appreciate your support in this event.  Please see our volunteer opportunities below:

1.) Assist with the ASMSU pre-event — 7:00 – 8:30 pm
2.) Ushers – Help with seating — 7:30 – 8:30 pm  
3.) Run food table — 6:00 – 10:00 pm
4.) Gift table – 6:00 — 10:00 pm
5.) Run a game booth — 7:30 – 11:00 pm 
6.) Tear down — 11:00 pm 

Please note, for game booth volunteers, we would like 8+ people at each booth at all times, so individual volunteers may want to consider another volunteer opportunity.  If you are interested in volunteering, contact, Katherine Foster.  She can be reached at: katherine.foster@montana.edu or 406-994-4353. 

Zach Brown, Democratic candidate for Montana's 63rd House District

Zach Brown, Democratic candidate for Montana's 63rd House District, is looking for volunteers to help with his campaign. Volunteers will assist with canvassing, voter registration, phone banking, and other projects.  Zach's campaign will be looking for volunteers up through the general election on Nov. 4th. This is a great opportunity for those interested in gaining substantive experience in politics, communications, or community organizing. Please visit Zach's website at: http://www.brownformontana.org/

If interested in volunteering for Zach Brown, please email martin.ailport@gmail.com.

Crisis Line Volunteer or Internship

The Help Center is a 24 hour Crisis Hotline and Referral Service, nationally accredited by Contact USA and the Alliance for Information and Referral Systems. They are also a member of the Montana 211 coalition which provides referrals for human services throughout the state. They accept calls from a variety of clientele with issues ranging from suicidality, depression/anxiety to relationship/family problems.

Volunteer/Intern duties include answering calls on the crisis lines, recording call details in database, and searching database for appropriate referrals as needed, all with the assistance of a trained crisis counselor available at all times. The Crisis Intervention and Referral Specialist will Intern/Volunteer for one 4-hour shift per week, for a total of approximately 12-16 hours per month, and commit to the program for at least nine months. Shifts are flexible, as the Help Center operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please note that the internship opportunity is unpaid. 

Fall 2014 training will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20th & 21st from 9am-5pm both days. This is a mandatory training prior to beginning the internship/volunteering.

To apply: Contact the Help Center at 587-7511, info@bozemanhelpcenter.org, or see more information and download a volunteer application at http://bozemanhelpcenter.org/volunteer.html

Bogert Farmers Market

Tuesday night Bogert Farmers'  Market in Bogert Park on South Church Avenue, Bozeman. The hours of the Market are 5-8pm.
We need help setting up (starting at 2:30pm), during the Market hours (5-8pm), take down (8-9pm), web-site and OR other misc. fun stuff!

Dates(s) volunteers are needed: June 3 - Sept. 23, 2014

How to sign-up to volunteer: info@bogertfarmersmarket.org or call 406-539-0216


Montana Warmline Responder

Volunteer 'Responders' help those with mental health difficulties by providing emphatic peer support over the phone.

How to sign-up to volunteer: Contact us at 406 587 7774 or by emailing info@mhaofmt.org

Website: http://montanawarmline.org/

Bobcat Triathlon

Are you interested in taking part in Bozeman's newest triathlon? The Bobcat Triathlon is looking for volunteers. Opportunities are available from September 17- September 22.  There are various opportunities from race set up and take down and packet stuffing to helping guide athletes on the bike and run course. Volunteers will receive a tech T-shirt for their efforts. Please email the race director atzickovich@hotmail.com to sign-up to volunteer.

Website : www.bobcattriathlon.com

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: Volunteer Reserves emails are only sent the first and third Tuesday of the month.

CLICK HERE to submit your opportunity!