Tele-Recruitment with United Blood Services


Volunteers are needed to call and schedule appointments for blood donations in the Black Hills Area.  This opportunity is available Monday – Friday in the afternoon and evenings.  Interested?  Please call 605-646-2636.


Rapid City Girls on the Run Coach & Heart and Sole Coach

Girls on the Run Coaches lead lessons in empowerment, healthy decision making, gossiping, bullying, friendship, trustworthiness, body image, media influence, setting goals, and believing in yourself.
Programs are held at local elementary schools twice a week, immediately after school for an hour and 15 minutes (10 week seasons, in spring)
Interested in learning more about this fun volunteer opportunity? Call Linda Duba, Girls on the Run and Heart & Sole Coordinator at 605-336-3662, ext. 227.

Cleaning Volunteer with the ALS Association

A 72 year old woman living with ALS and her husband in Sturgis is looking for a volunteer to help them two hours per week.  They would like their bathroom and kitchen cleaned and their house dusted and vacuumed. This opportunity is part of our family assistance program. Find out why this program rocks and how you can be a part of it by visiting the ALS Association website.


Donation Sorters

Mommy’s Closet needs assistance with donations.  Help needed sorting through and organizing the donations that come in to Mommy’s Closet.
Mommy’s Closet is a free crisis resource provider that lends a helping hand to moms, dads, and families with children under the age of five. Mommy’s Closet provides assistance by supplying necessities to help take care of babies and children. Volunteer Opportunity requires a background check.
For more information, call Stacey at 605.341.8336.

Club for Boys is Seeking Volunteers for a New Year’s Event

ClubThe Club for Boys is looking for volunteers to help run contests and supervise the prize booth during the New Year’s event at the Club for Boys on Friday, December 29th from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.

For more information or to volunteer, call Carrie Redmond at 605-415-4716.


Special Event Volunteers Needed Through Rapid City Parks and Rec

logo-rapid-city-parks-recThe Rapid City Parks and Recreation Department is assisting organizations with several Special Events in 2015 that could use your help. Some of these events include Ribbon Cuttings, Black Hills Fat Tire Festival, Black Hills Senior Games, and South Dakota Special Olympic Softball Tournament.

Interested individuals, groups or organizations may apply; additional paperwork may be necessary.

Visit for a list of opportunities. You can also call Kristy at 394-4168 for more information.

YFS Kids Fair is Seeking Volunteers – April 24-26

Youth & Family Services (YFS) is requesting volunteers for the 20th Annual YFS Kids Fair.

Please note that you must be 13 years of age or older to volunteer. The dates and shift times for Kids Fair 2015 are as follows:

  • Friday, April 24, 8 a.m. to noon and 11:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 25, 8 a.m. to noon and 11:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 26, 11:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Volunteers are needed to assist with inflatable attractions, selling and taking tickets, the mini-train ride, or help in the face-painting booth. Volunteers are needed to work a four-hour shift (two-hour shifts can be provided upon request) on any or each day of Kids Fair.

Please complete one of the information sheets below then:

  • email to:
  • fax to Darcie Decker at (605) 342-0693 fax; or
  • mail to YFS, P.O. Box 2813, Rapid City, SD 57709

Kids Fair Volunteer Sign-up 2015 (PDF)

Kids Fair Group Volunteer Sign-up 2015 (PDF)

Volunteers Needed for Family Event – 14 February

HG_2015.02_400The Airman & Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) is looking for eight volunteers to assist with the Hanger Games event on Saturday, February 14th from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

The volunteers will assist family members as they build care packages or monitor games and activities for kids.

If you would like to volunteer for this event or for more information please contact TSgt Thomas at the A&FRC at (605) 385-4663.

Local Volunteer Opportunities for 1st Week of February

For information on these volunteer opportunities click on the links, dial 211 or visit


The Literacy Council of the Black Hills seeks literacy volunteers for adults, or in special cases teenagers, who have difficulties reading, writing, speaking, and/or listening at a basic literacy level (0 to approximately 8th grade level).  Tutors work with students on a one-on-one basis and meet in public places of their choice and at times that are convenient for them. Literacy Tutor Training will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, and from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Black Hills Workshop.


Big Brothers Big Sisters needs volunteers for its Mustang Round-Up, a group mentoring program  held from 1:05 p.m. to 3 p.m. on early release Wednesdays, at General Beadle Elementary School in Rapid City. The program provides a safe, structured, supervised and fun atmosphere for the students at General Beadle Elementary in kindergarten through 5th grade. The program offers a variety of organized gym games, arts and crafts, homework help and healthy snacks. Volunteers ages 16 and older are welcome.


The Rapid City Performing Arts Center seeks volunteer ushers for the Black Hills Community Theater play “9 to 5” on Friday Feb. 13, and Saturday, Feb. 14. Volunteers are needed to usher, sell concessions and clean up after the show. These volunteers will get to watch the performance.  Volunteers ages 15 and older are welcome


Volunteers of America is asking for volunteers to help with its Mommy’s Closet Diaper Drive from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at Family Thrift grocery story in Baken Park in Rapid City. Mommy’s Closet, a program of Volunteers of America, is a crisis resource provider that assists with emergency diapers and wipes for families in crisis. Volunteers can sign up to collect diapers in one-hour increments.