Emergency Warming Shelter Meal Providers

Dedicate a time to create a meal for the Emergency Warming Shelters held at Faith Temple in Rapid City. The warming shelters are held in the evening-morning for those experiencing homelessness in Rapid City. Your meal can be dinner or breakfast for 30 people; drinks are accepted but not required for a volunteer to bring when providing a meal.

The warming shelter is held Thursdays starting at 7 PM-8 AM and Fridays-Sundays at 5 PM- 8 AM, through the end of April.

Your meal will be coordinated between you and the opportunity coordinator, Cathie, based on your availability and what nights and mornings they need fulfilled.

To volunteer, please contact Cathie Harris at: cbh1961_3@hotmail.com


Pop-Up Play Volunteers

SDSU Extension is in need of volunteers to do pop-up play (physical activity) with youth this summer on Fridays from 9:30 am-2:30 pm in partnership with Rapid City Area Schools. Volunteers would be trained to provide these activities. Must pass a background check. Open to youth groups/organizations as well!

To volunteer, please contact Aimee Ladonski at: aimee.ladonski@sdstate.edu

High Plains Regional Science & Engineering Fair Judge

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is seeking judges for the 2018 High Plains Regional Science & Engineering Fair. The fair will be on Wednesday, April 4th, beginning with check-in from 7-8 am and judging will wrap up at noon. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. For more information, visit http://www.sdsmt.edu/sciencefair.

For more information, contact Jade Herman at jade.herman@sdsmt.edu or (605) 394-1718.

Volunteer Appreciation Tea – 19 April


National Volunteer Week  takes place April 15-21st and is an opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice and support to causes they care about in their community.

National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 and has grown exponentially each year, with thousands of volunteer projects and special events scheduled throughout the week.

During National Volunteer Week, we celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of change-makers to come together to tackle tough challenges, and build stronger, more vibrant communities.

Celebrate with Ellsworth AFB as we recognize our volunteers during a Volunteer Appreciation Tea event taking place at the Airman and Family Readiness Center on Thursday, April 19th from 10:30 am – 11:30 am. All volunteers are welcome to attend! Please RSVP for the event by calling (605) 385-4663.

Meal Providers for WAVI

Working Against Violence (WAVI) is seeking volunteers to provide meals.  Our kitchen is 14 years old and has had thousands of people cooking together over the years. Due to a generous grant, we are able to give it a face lift so thousands of more people can use it! We need your help to make sure our clients are fed during that time period. We will still have access to a fridge and a microwave but everything else will be getting replaced. If you or your group are available to donate a prepared meal, call 605-341-3292.

Photographer Digitizer Volunteer

Deadwood History, Inc. seeks volunteers to support the DHI curatorial staff.  Volunteers receive training on the proper handling of historic photographs and on the specifics of digitizing historic photographs.  Volunteer duties include retrieving historic photographs from storage, scanning historic photographs on tabletop scanner, and rehousing photographs using appropriate materials.  Volunteers must be 18 to volunteer.

To volunteer, please call 605-722-4800.


Errand Helper

Adult Services and Aging is seeking volunteers to support the elderly and people with disabilities in our community.  Give back by supporting individuals with transportation to grocery shopping, banking and other necessary appointments.  Minimum age is 18 years old.

For more information, please call 211 or 605-394-2525 ext 301.

Wellfully Stampede 5K & 10K Volunteers

The WellFully Stampede is a fun 10k and 5k race along the bike path in Rapid City. We are seeking volunteers to help make this race awesome.

We need volunteers to help along the race at intersections and turns to make sure that the runners stay safe and know where to go.

Date:  May 6th

Time: 8am Registration, 10am Race Start  – Volunteers in place by 9:30am

For more information call (605) 718-4870.