DIY Project -Week of July 30th: Diaper Drive

Each week throughout the summer of 2018, Helpline Center Volunteer Connections program posts a do-it-yourself volunteer project. This weeks project is a Diaper Drive.

Helpline Center invites individuals and families to choose projects that interest them. Once completed, the projects can be delivered to the Helpline Center offices in Sioux Falls, Rapid City or Brookings. Helpline Center staff will deliver the projects to the appropriate nonprofits. If individuals or families would prefer to deliver the completed projects themselves, they can contact the Helpline Center by dialing 211 to get a list of agencies accepting the DIY projects.  And don’t forget to share photos, tagging Helpline Center and using the hashtags #DIYVOLSD #volunteerrapidcity

Note: Any of the DIY Projects can be completed and donated at any time.

RV Ministry Sunday Breakfast Volunteer

RV Ministry seeks volunteers to assist with serving breakfast to the homeless and less fortunate each Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. To volunteer, or for more information, call (605) 431-8370.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Black Hills School Mentoring Volunteers

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Black Hills seeks volunteers for the School-Based Mentor Program.  This program is designed to help children reach their potential at school but isn’t limited to the classroom. Littles talk with their Bigs about class, do homework or read together. it’s about starting a friendship, providing guidance and inspiring children to succeed.
To volunteer call 605-343-1488.

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Hope Center Barbers and Stylists

The HOPE Center is looking for barbers and/or cosmetologists to donate their time to cut the hair of those served by the HOPE Center. We ask for three to four hours per month on one day, Monday-Friday. Times and dates can be chosen by the volunteer. To volunteer contact Gwyn at 605-716-HOPE or at gwyn@hopecenterrapidcity.org.

DIY Project – Dog and Cat Toys

Check it out!  This weeks volunteer project is to make dog and cat toys for the animals at our local Humane Societies and Rescues.

Each week throughout the summer of 2018, Helpline Center posts a family friendly do it yourself volunteer project for our Summer of DIY.  Helpline Center invites individuals and families to choose projects that interest them.  Once completed, projects can be delivered to the Helpline Center at 529 Kansas City Street, Suite 201.  Helpline Center staff will deliver the projects to the appropriate non-profit organizations.  If individuals or families would like to deliver the completed projects themselves, the can contact the Helpline Center by dialing 211 to get a list of agencies accepting DIY projects.  To see the directions for each weeks DIY project, visit our Summer of DIY webpage.  Don’t forget to share photos, tagging Helpline Center and using the hashtags #DIYVOLSD and #volunteerrapidcity

Performing Arts Center Volunteer

The Rapid City Performing Arts Center is seeking volunteers.

Volunteers sell tickets, usher and host at performances. They raise money. They put up posters around town. They always have fun! There is almost nothing that happens at the Performing Arts Center without some type of volunteer input or involvement! So what’s in it for you? Numerous opportunities for making new friends, polishing skills and exploring new interests. Special volunteer appreciation events. And best of all, volunteering is simply an adventure!

For more information, call (605) 394-6191 or email info@performingartsrc.org

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Adopt a Park Volunteers

The Rapid City Parks and Recreation Department is seeking individuals and groups who want to become involved in the Adopt-A-Park Program. Individuals or groups are contributing to the betterment of the community by making park areas cleaner.

WHO CAN ADOPT-A-PARK?
Any individual, neighborhood, group, or organization can Adopt-A-Park as a volunteer project. The Parks Department will continue to provide regular maintenance, while the individuals and groups will be asked to assist with the special care of the adopted areas. A letter of understanding which clarifies the responsibilities of the participating individuals or groups will be signed by the individuals or by a representative of the group and by the Parks Division Manager. Citizen ideas and suggestions about park area improvements are appreciated.
SCHEDULING The Parks Department hopes that Adopt-A- Park participants will fulfill their commitment at least three times a year. The suggested scheduling would be late spring, mid-summer, and fall.
GUIDELINES Litter and debris removal, weed control, flower care, reporting vandalism, and identifying hazards are the primary responsibilities of the Adopt-A-Park participants. Planting trees and shrubs, painting, and carpentry projects are additional tasks which should be coordinated with the Parks Department.
The Parks Department can provide necessary tools, equipment, and materials, as well as trash bags.

For more information, call 605-394-4175.

Teen Up Ambassadors

The Teen-Up Partnership Rapid City is recruiting teens from the Rapid City area to serve as Teen Up Ambassadors as we move our youth engagement initiative forward.  As an Ambassador, you will help to create and share community activities and projects with your peers, friends, school and community in an effort to make a difference in our community, state or world.

Next meeting will be held August 5th, 2018 from 4:00-5:30 pm.  To find out more information, Call Kristin Kiner at 605-310-4400.

DIY Project – Hospital Coloring Bags

Each week throughout the summer of 2018, Helpline Center posts a family friendly do it yourself volunteer project for our Summer of DIY.  Helpline Center invites individuals and families to choose projects that interest them.  Once completed, projects can be delivered to the Helpline Center at 529 Kansas City Street, Suite 201.  Helpline Center staff will deliver the projects to the appropriate non-profit organizations.  If individuals or families would like to deliver the completed projects themselves, the can contact the Helpline Center by dialing 211 to get a list of agencies accepting DIY projects.  To see the directions for each weeks DIY project, visit our Summer of DIY webpage.  Don’t forget to share photos, tagging Helpline Center and using the hashtags #DIYVOLSD and #volunteerrapidcity