Volunteers welcome!

With more non-profit organizations per capita than any other city in the nation, Missoula is full of unique volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer Opportunities

There are many different opportunities for Missoula seniors to volunteer their time and compassion to worthy causes.

Foster Grandparents

Income-eligible seniors receive a tax-free stipend in return for 20 hours of volunteer service a week providing special care and guidance to children of all ages in schools, community agencies, and child care centers.

Program Volunteers

Missoula Aging Services relies on the skills and experience of volunteers for many of its programs and services, including Meals on Wheels dispatch and delivery, Home Maintenance & Safety, front office reception, and much more.

RSVP  (The Retired Senior Volunteer Program)

Adults age 55 and older use their life experiences to help service agencies address critical needs in the community. The program offers a wide range of opportunities and flexible schedules.

Senior Companions

Income eligible seniors receive a tax-free stipend in return for 20 hours of volunteer service a week providing assistance and companionship to elders and adults with disabilities.

Western Montana Volunteer Center

Connects volunteers of all ages with community organizations in need of volunteer time and skills.

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