Whether you're looking to meet like-minded people or gain work experience in the non-profit sector, we can find the right opportunity for you at Montana State University Billings. Check out our active volunteer programs and services.

CFE Hosted Volunteer Events & Opportunities

Service Saturday

Join us at Service Saturday. Once a month in SUB Atrium 9:30 12:00. Com plete your service hours with one of our more than 80 community partners

Low committment, high impact service project aimed at connecting students, staff, and faculty with the wider community. One Saturday per month each Semester.

Fall 2024 dates are 9/7, 10/5, 11/2, 12/7

Food Security 

Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry (YEP)


Student-focused food insecurity service offering non-perishables, hygiene and school supplies. Locations at University Campus and City College.

Address food insecurity in Billings and at MSU Billings with the Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry. Advocate for food security initives and help us reach the food insecure in our community. Reach out to Parker Scott in the Center for Engagement to learn more at: parker.scott2@msubillings.edu

Individual Opportunities & Events

Yellowjackets Serve

Yellowjackets Serve
Find individual opportunities to join in. Click the graphic to find recurring opportunities to volunteer with community partners. Many opportunities may be used for knowledge-application for what you are studying in your program of study and provide unique experiences which could be used for resume building.

Drives & Events 

Looking to support your community but don't know where to start? Get involved with one of our campus drives! Donate, promote or help run one of our seasonal opportunities.

Operation School Suppply

Operation School Supply

Help stock local schools with supplies for students in need! 

Donations can be dropped off at SUB 219 or in the YEP collection bins.

Donate between August 1st & August 31st.

collected items are split between UWYC and the YEP.

Click on the image above for the list of requested items.

Jackets From Jackets

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Donate new or lightly used winter wear during the month of September!

Donations will support the Salvation Army and the populations they serve.

Jackets, Coats, gloves, scarfs all accepted!

Drop donations off at SUB 219 or in YEP Collection bins.


Soctoberfest 2022 caring in action project Support United Way donate new socks to women men and kids. this will benefit a range of Yellowstone county individuals from children embarrassed to go to  school without socks to individuals who are homeles. What? When? Where? donate new bought socks for those in need! On campus dropoffs include the CFE and all YEP! donation locations. Soctoberfest runs from OCT1- OCT 31st

Show Billings what the MSUB community can do!

Donate new socks for men women or children at the CFE or the YEP! donation locations. Help support United Way's work in making our community a better place to live!

Halloween for Hunger

Halloween for Hunger. Spo00oky Food Drive!  MSUB & Family Service. Volunteer with us on October 14th from 4:00PM - 6:30 PM  To put up door hangers in the coOOmmuUunity or on October 28th from 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM to collect donated food items. Costumes Welcome! contact the  Center for Engagement for more info at  parker.scott2@msubillings.edu

Halloween for Hunger is a communty food drive that supports Family Service. 

Students go into surrounding neighborhoods and distribute flyers as well as collect donated food items.

A great way to complete service hours and have fun while bettering our community!


Previous Events

Volunteer Recognition Event

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You are elgible to attend if you volunteered for Service Saturday, Night on the Van, Halloween for Hunger, Refresh the Rims or any other campus service event. You are also elgible if you logged your personal hours in Service Sting.


We request that you RSVP for this event at the link below or by clicking the image!


Contact Parker Scott for more information: parker.scott2@msubillings.edu

Run Turkey Run November 24th

Run Turkey Run

Join the Yellowstone Rim Runners and volunteer for their annual street mile & 5K! 

Run Turkey Run supports local food security initives including the Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry! Sign up is easy just click the image and get ready to Gobble Gobble Give back!

All shifts between 2 and 3 hours. Please contact Parker Scott in the Center for Engagement at parker.scott2@msubillings.edu with any questions!

Join Student United Way!