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!  The Volunteer Reserves email will be sent the first and third Tuesday of each month.

Monforton School Mentors Needed!

The details are as follows:

-Complete mentor application and consent for background check

- Meet one day per week during the student's lunch time (between 11-12:40)

-Mentor meets with student at Monforton School to talk, play games, and otherwise interact with the child.

-Student (mentee) age/grade range is 1st-8th

-Interested mentors should contact Jennifer Slusser or call 630-768-9118(cell) 406-586-1557 (school)


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.


Huffing for Stuffing-Gallatin Valley Food Bank- November 23rd, 24-26th

1. Stuff 4,500 Race Packets with MSU’s Service Saturday Volunteers: Saturday morning, November 7th 10am – 2pm, lunch provided. 2. Set-up at the GranTree for Registration and Packet Pick-Up: Monday night, November 23rd 4:00pm – 6:00pm. 3. Volunteer for Registration and Packet Pickup at the GranTree (2 day event): Tuesday November 24th & Wednesday November 25th, 11am – 7pm. Sign-up for shifts on using the link below. 4. Help set-up staging area at Museum of the Rockies the day before: Wednesday November 25th 2pm – 4pm. 5. Volunteer on Thanksgiving Day during the Race: Opportunities for early risers and then some! Help especially needed with clean-up. Click here to sign up! Questions? Contact Monica!



Santa Run 5K-Bozeman Schools Foundation-December 5th

Volunteers needed for many jobs for the Santa Run 5K. Please see the signupgenius link for different volunteer opportunities. Race Description: The Santa Run for Education 5k will begin on Babcock behind the Willson Gym at 404 W. Main Street in Bozeman, MT. The Willson Gym will highlight sponsors, activities and refreshments (Starky’s Authentic Americana) before and after the race. The first 500 pre-registered adults 13 and older will receive a Santa Hat and a red dry-fit long sleeve T-Shirt. Children 12 and under will receive a Santa Hat and shirts may be available for purchase. The route will take runners in a loop from Babcock down 8th towards MSU then Kagy and back up Willson to end again on Babcock. This is a timed race with prizes within age groups. All proceeds will benefit Bozeman, Belgrade and Manhattan Public Schools. The run is hosted by the Bozeman Schools Foundation. Pre-registration for adults is $25 and day of registration is $30. Pre-registration for children 12 and under is $15 and day of race registration is $20. All day of race registration will be in the Willson Gym beginning at 8:00 am on Dec. 5th and ending at 9:30 am. No refunds on registration fees. No exceptions. If extreme weather conditions are present, the race organizer reserves the right to cancel. Sign up HERE. Questions? Contact Mary Jo.



Big Sky Youth Empowerment-Volunteer Mentors for Fall Season-September 19th - December 10th

Get outside, change inside! Big Sky Youth Empowerment is looking for volunteer peer mentors who are passionate about the outdoors, creative arts and engaging local teens in their lives. Through weekend outdoor adventure and evening workshops, BYEP provides participants and mentors with an authentic, nonjudgemental approach to making connections and supporting growth. Sign up HERE! For more information, contact Whitney HERE.


Holiday on Broadway-Bozeman Symphony-December 12th and 13th

The Bozeman Symphony is looking for volunteers to help at our Holiday on Broadway concerts. Volunteer positions include: ticket and concessions sales, greeters, ushers, and event setup and tear down. We ask that volunteers arrive to the Willson Auditorium (404 W. Main St.) on Saturday at 6:30 pm and Sunday at 1:30 pm wearing black bottoms and a white top. Interested volunteers can contact Audrey at audrey@bozemansymphony.org or 406.585.9774 (work).



Community Calendar Volunteer- Bozeman Magazine-September 1st-December 15th

Bozeman magazine's online and print calendars provide the community with the most extensive list of events and activities in the Bozeman area. Bozeman magazine is currently seeking a volunteer to add events to the calendar via an online database, data entry will include events sent directly to the magazine as well as events researched online from a list of venues and community websites. If you are interested in learning more about what is going on in Bozeman, have great attention to detail, and awesome online sleuthing skills this is a great opportunity for you to contribute to the community! Please contact Angie Ripple HERE or call 406-579-5657.


Event Planning and Coordinating-Cody Dieruf Benefit Foundation- 2/26/16

We have our largest event on 2/27/16 at the Commons, which is a silent and live auction. We also have other events in process that will be held over the next few months and we need creative, inspiring and organized minds. If networking, marketing, planning and having fun is something you are looking for... this is it. Want to learn more? Contact: Rhonda Phelps, 406-223-5461, RhondaLaDene@gmail.com


Youth for Understanding USA

Youth For Understanding (YFU) Volunteers are essential to providing quality support to students, families, and other volunteers. Participate as a team, individually, or with a friend or family member. As a YFU volunteer, you can choose from a number of opportunities to suit your interests, needs and schedule. The hours and locations are flexible and you can volunteer for some tasks without ever leaving your home! Whether you are a returned exchange alumnus, a parent, a retired person, or a college student, we welcome people of all backgrounds to work with us. Whatever your skills and interests are, there is a volunteer opportunity to match them! Volunteer Opportunity--Area Representative: While there are a number of volunteer opportunities available, I am specifically looking for people who would like volunteer to be an Area Representative (AR). An AR provides on program support to International Students and their Host Families. The AR is responsible for maintaining contact with their assigned International Student and Host Family and then filling out Monthly Contact Reports for each. Being an AR is very rewarding! Training: YFU provides all the training and tools you need. Ongoing training opportunities conducted by professional staff and skilled volunteers are available online, in-person, conducted one-on-one, and in groups. Take courses on topics like leadership, government compliance, conflict resolution, social media, community building, cultural understanding and more.

Please contact Tangi Lancaster at 866-493-8872, ext. 7218 or email Tangi HERE


Wish Granting Volunteers Needed

Do you love children? Do you love helping others and creating magic? The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Montana is in need of wish granting volunteers! The Make-A-Wish Foundation is an international non-profit organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. Make-A-Wish Montana, which is based in Billings, serves all 56 counties in Montana. Volunteers at Make-A-Wish are our “real-life superheroes,” as they bring a little bit of magic, surprise, and happiness into the lives of our wish children across the state. Wish granting volunteers work in teams of two to help guide the wish family through the wish process. Volunteers meet with the family, determine the child’s wish, and act as a liaison between the Foundation staff and the wish family to make the child’s dream come true. The wish process can take anywhere from 3 months to 2 years, and volunteers can be as involved as they choose. Please join our wonderful, internationally-known organization as a wish granter! Sign up HEREOR call our office at 406-259-9848! Questions? Email Olivia Lovejoy HERE!


Children's Museum of Bozeman-STEAMlab Mentors-Fall 2015

Are you skilled in STEM and STEAM education? Come to the Children's Museum of Bozeman and lend a hand in our STEAMlab - a high-tech maker space, where kids ages 6 and up can explore topics in electronics, coding, engineering, 3D design and robotics! This Fall in the STEAMlab, the Children's Museum is hosting a variety of programs, and we need your help to make them great! STEAMlab programs are organized around the principle that kids learn best by doing. We keep lecturing to a minimum and rely on talented mentors to guide students through projects at their own pace. Exploration, experimentation, and creativity are valued as highly as “right answers.” If you’d like to join us in creating the next generation of innovators right here in the Gallatin Valley, contact the STEAMlab Coordinator at steam@cmbozeman.org, or by calling CMB at 406-522-9087.


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, click HERE!


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 


Volunteering Solutions-Summer Volunteering Abroad in India 2016-June 25th 2016

Volunteering Solutions offers life changing volunteering and internship opportunities to educate, empower and mentor the children at the Orphanages and volunteers get a chance to use their skills and knowledge to serve the humanity. VolSol summer volunteer project and placements are in the capital city New Delhi. A favorite destination for the schoolie groups, teenagers, medics and families, your exotic drip trip to India is about to begin! Mail us at: info@volunteeringsolutions.com To apply visit: https://www.volunteeringsolutions.com/apply


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.