Due to COVID-19, we are limiting volunteer opportunities within the building.
You can make a difference in the lives of hundreds of cancer participants in our community. Many volunteers, like you, generously give of their time, talent and support to Cancer Support Community Montana- Bozeman.
Volunteers serve in a variety of capacities, including:
- Office administration
- Community outreach
- Hands-on event assistance
- Making Comfort Totes
- Seminar and event greeters
- Grounds maintenance
- Cooking class Sous Chef
- Program service support
- And more!
Whether you are able to help for an hour or a day, we are excited for you to join our team.
CSCMT conducts several fundraising events during the year. There are a variety of ways to volunteer for special events from being on a planning committee to helping the day of the event. Special events provide the opportunity to volunteer for a limited amount of time (once a year on event day) or get more involved in our organization by serving on a committee.
FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST
Be the first friendly face our participants see when they walk in the door. This position consists of answering and directing phone calls in a friendly and professional manner, keeping our kitchen and group rooms tidy, and various other projects. This is a consistent, weekly position.
COOKING CLASS SOUS CHEF
Volunteers help the cooking class chef in the kitchen before, during and after the program. Some responsibilities include welcoming participants, introducing the chef, offer refreshments and keeping glasses full, helping chef serve food, washing dishing and readying the kitchen for the next day. This is an as-needed, position.
Maintenance is needed spring through fall to keep our gardens and landscaping warm and welcoming for our participants. Opportunities include but are not limited to, planting, weeding, raking leaves, and general outdoor upkeep.
We produce several mailings for our various programs and events, including a bi-monthly calendar mailing. Help get these important pieces out in a timely and efficient manner. This is an as-needed position.
Semester and year-long internships available for college juniors and seniors to the beginning of the internship description. Please contact our Development Manager for more information about internship opportunities.
Why should I volunteer at CSCMT Bozeman?
Volunteering is a great way to give back or pay it forward in a meaningful way and have a real impact on the lives of others. And you’ll reap many personal benefits:
- Knowing you’re helping to improve the lives of those impacted by cancer
- Building connections with people who share your interests or expanding your professional network
- Strengthening relationships with others through collaborative activities
- Developing valuable skills
- Fulfilling service hours
- Improving your overall happiness, lowering your stress levels and increasing self-confidence (Seriously! Studies confirm it.)
- Experiencing a sense of purpose and fulfillment
- And more!
How often do I need to volunteer?
Volunteer as much and as often as you’d like! Some roles require a regular commitment (such as Front Desk Receptionist) while other roles are as-needed or one-time (such as event volunteering or landscape maintenance). We’ll work with your schedule to find a role that works for you.
Can I be a participant and a volunteer?
At CSCMT, we want our members to take care of themselves, first and foremost, before assisting others. After all, you can’t pour from an empty cup. We address the question of volunteering while being a participant on a case-by-case basis to assure that your needs are being met first as a participant and secondly as a volunteer.
Can I bring a group?
Please do! Volunteering is a great experience to share with your friends, colleagues, or civic groups. To learn more about group volunteering please contact our Volunteer and Marketing Director.
Volunteers are an essential highly-valued part of Cancer Support Community. We could not function without their energy, skills, and enthusiasm. There are many ways to help whether you are manning the phones, working a fundraiser or just chatting with a member. Click the button below to apply.