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Volunteer Connections program is the critical link between great community volunteers and the nonprofit agencies that need them. Volunteer Connections serves as the volunteer center in three South Dakota communities Sioux Empire, Black Hills and Brookings County.

In addition to providing and maintaining a database list of hundreds of volunteer opportunities, Volunteer Connections also provides resources and information to non-profit organizations and businesses.

As the community's volunteer center, we are excited to offer you this incredible resource, connecting you with volunteer opportunities that match your interests, skills and the time you have to give. For personalized assistance, dial 2-1-1.


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Find a volunteer opening that's perfect for your schedule.

Volunteer, Make A Difference

We are helping nonprofit agencies with their constant need to fill positions with volunteers, and allowing volunteers to make a different where it matters most.

Latest News

Volunteering and other good deeds reduce physical pain, a study finds

By helplinecenter. Mon, 27 Jan 2020

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN December 30, 2019 (CNN) We’ve long been taught that helping others helps ourselves. As Charles Dickens wrote, “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” And science has shown that altruistic behaviors — defined as putting the well-being of others before our own without expecting anything […]

5 Nonprofit Trends to Capitalize on in 2020

By helplinecenter. Mon, 06 Jan 2020

Are you capitalizing on these nonprofit trends for 2020? We live in a fast-paced world, information travels in the blink of an eye. This is also true for trends in the nonprofit and marketing world. Staying up to date is extremely important when wanting to capitalize on what’s new. 2020 may be right around the […]

Summer of DIY (Do It Yourself) Volunteering

By helplinecenter. Mon, 27 May 2019

Helpline Center Volunteer Connections is excited to launch the Summer of DIY (Do It Yourself). Each week throughout the summer, Helpline Center Volunteer Connections program will post on its social media pages and share in its weekly email, a do-it-yourself volunteer project. All projects are family friendly and designed to benefit local non-profits. Summer of […]

National Volunteer Week

By helplinecenter. Mon, 01 Apr 2019

April 7-13, 2019 National Volunteer Week, powered by Points of Light, is an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to come together to tackle tough challenges, and build stronger, more resilient communities. Each year, we shine a light on the people and causes that inspire us to serve, […]

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