Office for Community Involvement

Community Available Volunteer Opportunities

Agency Name: Community Gardens Project of the Housing Authority of Billings (HAB)

Contact:
Bridget Johnson
bridgetj@billingsha.org | 406-850-3129

Overview:
The HAB Community Gardens Project provides members of the low-income community with gardening opportunities, educational classes and resources,and community support.

Time Commitment:
We need volunteers continuously from April through November. One-time and regular volunteers are welcome. A group of MSU students helping at the gardens once a month for severl hours would be ideal, but individuals are certainly welcome.

Available Volunteer Opportunities:
Assisting with basic garden maintenance (planting, weeding, harvesting); assisting gardeners, from kids to the elderly; teaching short classes about plants, gardening, garden crafts, nutrition or cooking.

Application Instructions And Requirements:
Willingness to work with people of all ages; positive and hard-working attitude; experience with gardening a big plus, but not necessary.


Agency Name: Rocky Mountain Hospice

Contact:
Lynn Carter
lynncarter@rockymountainhospice.com | 294-0785

Overview:
Rocky Mountain Hospice helps patients and families live out their last days in comfort and dignity. We care for patients and their family members physical, psychological and spiritual needs.

Time Commitment:
Volunteer opportunites are flexible and can be adjusted to meet personal skills and/or interests. We require four hours a month.

Available Volunteer Opportunities:
Volunteer Opportunites include: Visit with patients and provide companionship, allow caregiver to hae a break, listen to cherished memories and reminisce, laugh, be a friend, hold a hand, read a book, help behind the scenes by assisting in administrative and clerical tasks, or by participating in special events, and many veteran to veteran volunteer opportunities.

Application Instructions And Requirements:
We have an application packet with the volunteer fills out as to what they would like to do along with a background check and information. We also have a two hour training.



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