The American Cancer Society needs a Volunteer Driver

The American Cancer Society’s Road to Reovery program offers transportation for cancer patients to and from related treatment appointments. Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their personal vehicle to provide rides.

Road to Recovery is offered to cancer patients who have no means of transportation and/or who are too ill to drive themselves.

Whether you have an hour a week or are available more often, The American Cancer Society can use your help.

To volunteer contact Amy Peters at (605) 323-3544

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Female Volunteers needed for Gowntown events

Gowntown is an annual event that provides donated prom dresses to any girl who may need one. This years events are scheduled for 12 March and 2 April at the Rushmore Mall.

Gowntown is seeking female volunteers, age 16 and older, to come to the event, hang dresses, help girls find a dress and help girls try on gowns.

For more information, contact Tiffany Hodge at (605) 737-4800.

Seeking Volunteers for the Black Hills Job Fair

Here is another great volunteer opportunity.  The Black Hills Regional Job Fair is seeking 16 volunteers to assist with set-up, registration, and breakdown.  This event is scheduled for 16 March 2016 from 12:00PM to 6:00PM.  Volunteers should contact Jeff Hollinshead via email jeffrey.hollinshead@us.af.mil or phone 385-4663 to schedule a time/position.

  • 2 volunteers 6:00PM to 7:30PM 15 March 2016 (Help staff set-up at Civic Center)
  • 3 volunteers 8:00AM to 10:00AM 16 March 2016 (Assisting Employers look for and set-up their booths)
  • 3 Volunteers 11:30Am to 3:00PM 16 March 2016 (wherever needed)
  • 4 Volunteers 3:00PM to 6:00PM 16 March 2016 (wherever needed)
    2 Volunteers 6:00PM to 7:30 PM 16 March 2016 (breakdown/some clean-up)

Feeding South Dakota needs your help

feedingsdVolunteers are needed to help sort through food to put on the Pantry shelves. The sorting hours are flexible between 8 am – 4:00 pm Monday-Thursday and 8 am – 12 pm on Friday.

The biggest need is on Wednesdays and Friday’s, but any day of the week would be helpful. This would be a great group project for 4-6 people.

For more information, please contact Shawna Gray at (605) 718-9590

American Red Cross Third Annual Breakfast of Champions

The American Red Cross is accepting nominations to honor Military, Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Medical Professionals and Good Samaritans at their third annual Breakfast of Champions.

Breakfast of Champions was developed in an effort to raise public awareness of local heroes and volunteers who have made a personal commitment to creating safer and stronger communities.

For more information contact Michele Lewis at (605) 342-4010 ext.2173 or email michele.lewis@redcross.org

Seeking Teen Up Ambassadors

The Teen Up Partnership – Rapid Ciy is recruiting teens from the Rapid City area to serve as Teen Up Ambassadors as they move their youth engagement initiative forward.

Ambassadors help to create and share community activities and projects with their peers, friends, school and community in an effort to make a difference in our community, state or world.

For more information call Kristin Kiner at 605-310-4400
Teen Up – Partnership Rapid City

Interested in sharing your cooking skills teens?

lssLutheran Social Services has an opening for a one-time volunteer or volunteers willing to provide groceries and cook for a group of teens at our next Young Voices class. They usually have around 15 youth ages 15-18. Cooking is an important step for teens to learn to live on their own.

Young Voices is a youth-led statewide group that seeks motived individuals to provide (VOICES) Vision, Opportunities, Ideas, Creativity, Enthusiasm, and Support to those in Foster Care homes, Agencies, or Independent Living arrangments.

The teens advocate for youth in care by educating legislators and the public.  They provide an important perspective from their experience.  They work together to learn live skills and to share ideas on creating a positive image.

For more information, call Jessica at 605-791-6769.  Lutheran Social Services