Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Black Hills seeks help with Adopt a Classroom

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Black Hills Adopt A Classroom program is matching volunteers with students in a structured school setting. There are three schools to choose from.

Volunteers will meet with their students one hour a week to work on homework, reading, games, etc. They will also get to know each other to build a friendship. This is a one school year commitment and you must be at least 16 years old to volunteer.

For more information, contact BBBS today to mentor a student by calling Mary, Kathy, or Savannah at (605)343-1488.

Spirit of the Hills Wildlife Sanctuary seeks volunteers

Spirt of the Hills Wildlife Sanctuary is now accepting volunteer groups every second Saturday of the month.

Spirit of the Hills Wildlife Sanctuary is a non-profit agency run exclusively by volunteers caring for approximately 400 exotic animals and educating the public about their safety.

Assistance is needed with various projects as constructing decks, remodeling buildings, painting buildings, lay cement, tear down fence and reconstruct fence, install metal roofing, move small buildings, pull weeds, plant trees, build enclosures, and the lists goes on…….  They can use approximately 30 people per day.  Work generally starts about 7:30 am and end by noon. 

Spirit of the Hills Wildlife Sanctuary is located at 500 Tinton Road in Spearfish.  To get to the sanctuary–take  exit 8 off the interstate and head South approx 3 miles to the top of the hill they are on the left about a 1/4 mile past the curve in the road.

For more information call Marty 307-660-6212 or Carl at 605-787-8960.

Ellsworth Chapel seeks volunteers

The Ellsworth Chapel is in need of Active Duty volunteers to assist with the Catholic and Protestant children/youth programs.

Areas of need:

  • Protestant Vacation Bible School in July
  •  Protestant Children’s Church Program
  •  AWANA – A weekly Bible based children’s program
  •  CCD: Catholic religious education program

If you are interested in volunteering at the Ellsworth Chapel and have had your security clearance completed within the last 3 years, please call 385-1598 to sign up.