Volunteers Needed at the B-One Thrift Store

The B-One Thrift Store is looking for volunteers. Volunteer opportunities are anytime during business hours:
Tuesday-Friday 0900-1300
2nd Saturday of each month: 0900-1300
Tuesday 1700-1900 (Seasonal Hours- Summer)

To volunteer, please contact the B-ONE Thrift Store at 605-385-5383 and ask for Jenni or email at: b-onethriftstore@hotmail.com.




Adopt-A-Park- Rapid City Parks & Recreation

Rapid city logoThe Rapid City Parks and Recreation is looking for volunteers to 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-APark 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

YMCA- Check In Desk

 custerymcaThe YMCA seeks front line volunteers to provide friendly, professional and extraordinary customer service to all members, potential members and visitors who use the YMCA. Volunteers are responsible for checking-in members, assigning locker keys, folding towels and other tasks as needed.

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

To volunteer, click here. For more information, call at (605) 718-9622.

YMCA of Rapid City | http://www.rcymca.org/


Blood Drive Ambassador – Black Hills Area American Red Cross


The American Red Cross of South Dakota is looking for a Blood Drive Ambassador for the Black Hills area.

Spend the day thanking donors for their gift of life as they give blood at events across eastern South Dakota. Volunteers assist with donor check-in and registration as well as provide drinks and snacks to donors after they have given. Training provided free of charge and background check required.

Program/Agency: American Red Cross
Date: Must be available during the day on weekdays, hours may vary.
Time: Full day shifts preferred, half days available.
Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:16+

For more information, call (605) 336-2448 x2323.


Home Fire Prevention Events – Black Hills area American Red Cross

arcbhcSpend a Saturday or weeknight helping making a community safer. The Red Cross is looking for volunteers willing to go into communities to help with smoke alarm installations in homes. One time volunteer opportunities available. Must have valid driver’s license. Training provided free of charge and background check required.

Program/Agency: American Red Cross

Date/Time: Flexible. Monday – Friday evenings, or Saturday.

For more information, call (605) 336-2448 x2323.

Child Care Volunteers at WAVI

Volunteers are needed to supervise the children in the WAVI play area, which might include playing board games, reading to the children or any other kinds of activities. Hours are: Sundays 1:30-3 pm, Mondays & Wednesdays 4-5:30 pm, Thursdays 6-7:30 pm

The age ranges vary as well as the number of children attending.  To volunteer, or for more information, call 605-341-3292 or email kristinas@wavi.org

New volunteers must fill out a volunteer application, volunteers over the age of 18 must pass a background check. 

Purr n’ Ruff Rescue Volunteers

Purr’N Ruff Rescue / Black Hills Rescue Transport is looking for caring, compassionate foster volunteers to foster. Fostering is such a rewarding gift, you are able to love, teach, learn, grow, and be involved with placing them into there new forever home when the adoption takes place. The Rescue supplies all necessities for the foster animal, They also will receive vaccinations, complete blood panel, dewormed, microchipped, and started on preventatives before going into foster care. Before adoption takes place they will be Spayed/Neutered. For more information contact the Rescue at (605)299-6399 or you can find an application on our website (www.purrnruffrescue.org) and email it to us (purrnruff@yahoo.com).

Garden Volunteers

Live, Move, Be Farms is embarking on its first project for people with autism & developmental differences. In cooperation with Black Hills Works, we are operating hydroponics organic greenhouses for fruit and vegetables. The greenhouses will employ and train persons in horticulture and agribusiness in a safe, accepting, fun, and professional atmosphere. Live, Move, Be Farms is actively seeking interested people to work with us in an encouraging and supportive environment. We are currently setting up tray stands, testing equipment, weeding, planting, local delivery, transplanting and organizing the front office. Volunteer opportunities exist on the newly formed Executive Board as well as in the greenhouse. To volunteer with Live Move Be Farms, contact James Hodges 605-412-4443.

Point in Time Count Volunteer

The Black Hills Regional Homeless Coalition is seeking volunteers to support the annual homeless count being conducted throughout January 22nd-January 25th. Volunteers are needed for the ask surveys at various locations. There is a required volunteer training that must be done prior to volunteering: January 17th at 3 pm at Fork Real Café -or- January 22nd at 4 pm at Minneluzahan Senior Center.

Locations vary by date and time. Please inquire to receive specific count locations.

To volunteer call Jamie at 605-718-0112.

Event Leadership Team Member

The Rapid City American Cancer Society seeks Event Leadership Team Members.

You will have an opportunity to work with other great volunteers to help plan and implement fundraisers and the Relay For Life event in Pennington County.  Event Leadership Team meets monthly for about one hour – participation in each meeting is highly encouraged.  Generally meetings are held in the evening.

For information or to learn more, contact Christine Diers at 605-490-3033 or email christine.diers@cancer.org.