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Boy Scouts of America, Black Hills Area Council
 
  • Community Service Projects
  • Fall Popcorn Sale
  • Leadership Positions (Board, District and Unit)
  • Local Day Camps
  • Merit Badge Counselors
  • Office Volunteers (ie, maiilngs, inventory)
  • Outreach Program Assistants
  • Scouting for Food (Care'n Share Food Drive)
  • Summer Camp Staff
  • 211 Helpline Center
     
  • ABC-Action for the Betterment Community
     
  • American Red Cross Black Hills Area Chapter
     
  • Disaster Responders
  • Board Members
  • Fundraisers
  • Office/Clerical Support
  • Medical Professionals
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Health & Safety Instructors
  • Lawn/Building Maintenance
  • Artemis House
     
  • Crisis line
  • Housekeeping
  • Assist with grocery shopping
  • Sort donations
  • Assist at the Boutique
  • Provide rides for women
  • Office work
  • Fundraiser help
  • Yard work
  • Painting
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Black Hills
     
  • Mentoring Opportunities include-Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Couple, Big Family, Mother Mentor, Outdoor Adventure Mentor, School Mentor
  • Bowl for Kid's Sake
  • Various agency activities
  • School mentoring program can accept high school sophomore or junior volunteers 16 years and older.
  • Canyon Lake Senior Center
     
  • CASA 7th Circuit
     
  • Abused & Neglected Child Advocates (must be 21 years old)
  • Help planning and working at fundraising events
  • CASA of The Northern Hills
     
  • Advocates
  • Computer whiz
  • Help planning and working the Spearfish Canyon Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk and other events.
  • Catholic Social Services
     
  • Occasional clerical help for various simple tasks.
  • Club for Boys
     
  • Work directly with boys in games room, gym, shop, and library
  • General kitchen duties in food service
  • Community Health Center of the Black Hills
     
  • Compass Point (Northern Hills Alcohol & Drug Services)
     
  • Cornerstone Rescue Mission
     
  • Main Mission - serving meals weekdays noon to 1:00 -
  • email: volunteer@cornerstonemission.org to sign up
  • Women and Children's Home - answer phone and doors, read to kids, email: volunteer@cornerstonemission.org
  • Thrift Store: Many needs, too many to mention,
  • email: volunteer@cornerstonemission.org
  • Crisis Intervention Shelter Services
     
  • Shelter maintenance
  • Office work
  • Cleaning
  • Yard work
  • Sorting donations
  • Crisis line advocate
  • Children's program volunteer
  • Custer YMCA
     
  • Youth Coach - Soccer
  • Youth Coach - Basketball
  • Facility Monitor
  • After School Activities person
  • Yard Keeper
  • Softball Umpires-Youth and Adult Leagues
  • Baseball Umpires Youth Leagues
  • Skate Night Helpers
  • Rummage Sale Helpers
  • Swim Lesson Instructors
  • Wellness Trainers
  • Edgemont YMCA
     
  • Ellsworth AFB Airman & Family Readiness Center
     
  • Ellsworth Youth Center
     
  • Carnivals
  • Easter breakfast
  • Sports coaches and officials
  • Bus drivers
  • Open recreation and Teen Center mentors
  • Special events
  • Facility upkeep/repairs
  • Feeding South Dakota
     
  • Front Porch Coalition
     
  • Volunteers needed to join the LOSS Team, make donations to and help at annual rummage sale, and help with the suicide awareness walk and fundraising activities.
  • Girl Scouts - Dakota Horizons
     
  • Troop Leader - Lead a group of girls on a leadership adventure
  • Troop Co-Leader - Assist with leading girls
  • Troop Helper - Help with a troop
  • Series Helper - Helping girls in 6-8 sessions
  • Guest Speaker - Share your expertise with the girls
  • Retail Volunteer - Help out in our retail store
  • Cookie Cupboard Helper - Help manage our cookie cupboard
  • Special Events Volunteer - Help plan special events
  • Habitat for Humanity of the Black Hills
     
  • Please check out our website www.blackhillshabitat.org for more information on volunteering with us.
  • Attend a volunteer orientation session held monthly on the 2nd Saturday at the Goodwill Connection Center at 10:00 a.m.
  • Kids Club Kids
     
  • Literacy Council of the Black Hills
     
  • Tutors for adults and teenagers in basic literacy skills and English language learning (English as a Second Language).
  • Persons to serve in an organizational capacity in such areas as coordinating activities and special events, marketing, record-keeping, calling, and recruiting.
  • Persons to serve on Board of Directors
  • Lutheran Social Services
     
  • Mentor Youth
  • Teach a hobby or skill
  • Disaster Clean up
  • Prepare Blessing Bags for homeless youth
  • Lutheran Social Services - Canyon Hills Center
     
  • Read with young people
  • Mentor
  • Teach a hobby or life skill
  • MEALS Program
     
  • Drivers for noontime meal delivery, once weekly for about an hour.
  • Minneluzahan Senior Center
     
  • Thrift Room, Suppers, Breakfasts, Craft Fairs, Rummage Sales, Flea Markets, Gardening, Painting, New Activities, and much much more!
  • NeighborWorks Dakota Home Resources
     
  • Paint the Town
  • Plant the Town
  • Charity Golf Tournament
  • Work camps
  • Weatherizing seniors' homes (children and adults may volunteer) Halloween event
  • Prairie Hills Transit
     
  • Drivers for Willing Wheels Ride Program
  • Ride monitors
  • General maintenance and cleanup
  • Washing buses
  • Fundraising
  • Office/clerical
  • Landscaping
  • Road to Recovery volunteer driver
  • RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program)
     
  • Meals on Wheels delivery drivers.
  • Veteran's Assistance or transportation to the VA in Sturgis.
  • Tutors at the local schools.
  • CAT - Commodities food program; monthly help unloading food.
  • Salvation Army of the Black Hills
     
  • Thrift store greeters and sorters
  • Food Pantry
  • Red Kettle Campaign
  • Bell ringers
  • Pack and distribute Christmas baskets and Angel Tree gifts Thanksgiving baskets
  • Shop with children and senior citizens
  • Senior Companions of South Dakota
     
  • Volunteers 55 years and older to assist other seniors with daily activities in their home.
  • Spearfish Nutrition Site
     
  • Meals on Wheels drivers
  • Lunch check-in desk
  • Lunchtime tray delivery
  • Table Cleanup
  • Fundraising
  • General clerical for Nutrition Advisory Board
  • Wellspring, Inc.
     
  • Volunteers can help with set-up, selling raffle tickets, assisting with other fundraising efforts during events, and with cleanup.
  • Wellspring also welcomes and encourages community volunteers to assist on and be a part of our event committees. For information about being a Wellspring Volunteer, please call Danita Simons at 718-4870.
  • Western Resources for Independent Living
     
  • Women Escaping a Violent Environment (W.E.A.V.E.)
     
  • Working Against Violence, Inc.
     
  • Childcare during support groups
  • Sexual Assault Crisis Line
  • General Office Assistance
  • Emergency Room Response
  • Special Event Assistance
  • YMCA of Rapid City
     
  • Check-in desk
  • Drop-in nursery assistant
  • Outreach, Youth Center, or Midnight Alternatives mentor
  • Coach
  • Referee
  • Attendant for various centers
  • Youth Club leader
  • Sports/exercise instructor
  • Arts teacher
  • Youth & Family Services Child Development Center
     
  • Mentor children in a classroom
  • Go on field trips
  • Maintenance
  • Kitchen help
  • Landscaping
  • Cleaning and organizing
  • Youth & Family Services Girls Incorporated
     
  • Meal preparation, service and clean up (call Darcie at 341-7201).
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