Do you want to inpire children to succeed? Help as a Big Brother Big Sister

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Black Hills are looking for volunteers to serve in the School-Based Mentor Program. Volunteer “Bigs” are asked to help their “Littles” with homework, talk about school and read together. Big Brothers Big Sisters provide guidance and inspire children to succeed.

For more information, call Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Black Hills 605-343-1488

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Rapid City Regional Hospital Seeking Guest Attendant

Volunteers are scheduled for 4-hour shifts for a minimum of 3 months and have the opportunity to:

  • Greet Guests at the main entrance to Rapid City Regional Hospital,
  • Offer assistance, directions, room numbers, etc. to patients, families, and visitors,
  • Deliver items to patient rooms and log activity.

For more information, call 605-755-8980.

5th Annual Black Hills Cares Walk for Warmth

The 5th Annual Black Hills Cares Walk For Warmth seeks volunteers to assist with the event on Saturday, Feb. 6, Main Street Square.

Walk For Warmth supports the Black Hills Cares energy assistance program and helps people across the region in need of help to heat their homes in winter, or keep things cool during the hot summer months. Black Hills Energy matches Walk for Warmth dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000. The Black Hills Cares fund is administered locally by the Salvation Army and Church Response.

For more information, email Maryanne Darling-Reich:                                         maryanne.darling-reich@blackhillscorp.com

Volunteers Needed for Young Artist Competition

The Black Hills Symphony Orchestra will hold its 37th Annual Young Artist Competition from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at First United Methodist Church.
Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of duties, including set-up and tear-down, sign-in and other duties as assigned. Shorter shifts are available.

For more information, call (605) 431-9818.

The Journey Museum Needs You!

The Journey Museum and Learning Center is seeking volunteers to serve as Museum Greeters. Greeters welcome visitors and answer questions about the Museum and Gallery exhibits.

Other duties may include assisting in the store, answering phones and being an extra set of hands to assist the Visitor Services staff.

For more information, call 605-394-6923.

Great Teen Volunteer Opportunity! Teen Court

Teen Court is a collaborative effort between the Pennington County State’s Attorney, the 7th Judicial Circuit Court and The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Juvenile offenders, ages 12 – 17, are referred to Teen Court by the State’s Attorneys as an alternative to the formal juvenile justice system.

Teen Court is a sentencing hearing where offenders’ cases are presented to a jury of their peers by teen volunteer attorneys. The peer jury then decides a constructive disposition based on the mitigating and aggravating circumstances of the case.

Teen Court is a “second chance” for those youths who have made a poor choice(s) and have little or no previous criminal history. Hopefully, after the Teen Court experience, the youth will stay free of the criminal court system.

Upon successful completion of the program, the offender’s case will not be formally charged.

Volunteers are needed to serve as a “jury” and “attorneys.”  Minimum age:  13

For more information, call 605-394-2191.