ENGAGING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO MAKE AN IMPACT IN OUR COMMUNITY

The Future of Montana Volunteer Corps:
  • Matches student interests to local volunteering opportunities with local non-profit organizations
  • Ensures diverse volunteer options, educational opportunities, safety, and a large variety of incentives
  • Collaborates with local schools to promote character building, youth leadership, and community involvement
  • Students gain experience for future pursuits such as applying for jobs and college
  • Non-profit organizations gain access to an organized volunteer pool for events, routine tasks and small jobs
  • Students are responsible for entering their own volunteer hours
Incentives
  • Students who complete volunteer hours will be part of drawings for gift cards and enjoy volunteer recognition celebrations
  • Volunteer hours will be tracked by the program for future use on college or job application
  • Program will provide volunteering students with letters of recommendation

CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN OUR COMMUNITY!

Contact Melvin Haisler for more details (406)426-0419

  • Carbon County Historical Society & Museum:

Assist at the museum with data entry, artifact sorting, storing and help with 3rd floor renovation/clean out

  • Kids’Corner Children’s Store

Process inventory, maintain store, deal with customers.

  • Roosevelt Event Center 

Inventory and label equipment, set up for events, help with special projects around the property

  • Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Foundation (ABWF)

Organize photos, data entry, website development, outdoor trail work

  • Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Foundation (ABWF)

Three-day backpacking trip up West Boulder.  Use tools to clear trails, wilderness education on Leave no trace, fire ecology, bear safety and education on land management careers.

  • Red Lodge Area Song Writers Festival

Assist with festival logistics and labor

  • Reading Adventure Backpack- Red Lodge Public Library

1-2 creative individuals to put together materials aimed at engaging little learners ages 2-5.  Come up with 5 different themes and gather 2 books and 1-2 activities

  • Carbon County Arts Guild & Depot Gallery

Assist at the gallery with data entry, special events, care of gallery and art.

  • Red Lodge Farmers Market

Marketing and social media promotions for local farmers market.

  • Beartooth Humane Alliance

Foster and care for animals in need

  • Yellowstone Wild Life Sanctuary

Maintenace and ground care.   

 

NEW OPPORTUNITY! 

  • Hero’s STEAM engine technical Assistant Trainer:

Help with middle school robotics team “Battle of the Bots” Learn to operate 3D printers, use small hand tools, use laser cutters.

Future of Montana Volunteer Corps Policies

Sign up and get started:

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Text/call Melvin at (406)426-0419 or email Melvin

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