Become a mentor to a new parent!

Mother Mentor Program, part of Big Brothers/Big Sisters, is designed to match experienced mothers/fathers with new or expectant mothers/fathers. The goal of the program is to provide friendship and emotional support as well as relevant educational and parenting information.
Volunteers will undergo a background check and orientation.

For more information, call (605) 343-1488.

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Dog foster families needed!

Purr’n Ruff Rescue/Black Hills Rescue Transport is looking for caring, compassionate volunteers to serve as dog foster families.

Dogs will be fully vetted and food will be provided.

For more information, call Gail Hahne at 605-299-6399.

The Club for Boys need Christmas Elves

ClubIf you have the Christmas spirit, The Club for Boys need you to help shop and/or wrap gifts for our Christmas Families during the month of December. Hours are flexible.

In 2015, the Club for Boys shopped and wrapped gifts for 72 families, which was close to 500 people … so yes, elves are needed!

For more information, call Carrie at 605-343-3500.

Can you help Homeless Connect?

The Homeless Connect brings together local non-profit agencies to provide information and services to the homeless population of Rapid City.

Homeless Connect will be held on 24 Jan 17 from 10:00 – 2:00.

Volunteers are needed to distribute flyers to participants, help set up and take down tables and chairs and clean up after the event.

For more information, please call 605-381-3016

Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity needs help with a Neighborhood Survey

Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity is in the process of conducting surveys in a neighborhood of North Rapid and could use some volunteer help! Surveys contain various questions concerning residents’ opinions about their neighborhood and satisfaction with services.

Volunteers will be asked to deliver a small bag to each home within their assigned area. They would like volunteers to work in pairs.

For more information, please call 605-348-9196

Be the Voice of a Child – Become a CASA Volunteer!

A safe permanent home isn’t something a child should only dream about.casa

A Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Volunteer is an officer of the court appointed by a judge and is the only person in the case whose sole concern is the best interest of the child.

CASA Volunteers are trained and will make recommendations to the court what the child needs to be safe and what is in the best interest for a permanent home.

Volunteers must be 21 years of age and pass Central Registry and criminal background checks.

For more information please contact the Seventh Circuit Court CASA Program at 605-394-2203