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Volunteer Connections 

Helpline Center’s 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.

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If you’re looking for volunteer opportunities in the Sioux Empire, Black Hills and Brookings County, the Helpline Center can connect you with the right people and organizations. We keep an updated, comprehensive list of volunteer opportunities and will connect you with volunteer projects that match your interests and timeframe. Volunteering is a wonderful way to meet new friends, develop new skills and make a difference in your community. Simply call 2-1-1 or click here and we will point you in the right direction.

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Black Hills

The Helpline Center launched the Volunteer Connections program in the Black Hills in January 2015. Our Volunteer Connections center in Rapid City provides the Black Hills area community with ways to connect with volunteer opportunities as well as offer non-profit organizations volunteer recruitment assistance and support for volunteer managers.

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Sioux Empire

For over 40 years, the Helpline Center has been a leader in the Sioux Empire in providing volunteer services to the community.  Sioux Empire Volunteer Connections has a well-established reputation for making critical connections between non-profit agencies and community volunteers. Volunteer Connections has provided the critical link between agencies and volunteers, making our community stronger through volunteerism.

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The Helpline Center expanded its volunteer services program to the Brookings area in July 2016. Like its counterpart programs in the Black Hills and Sioux Empire, the Brookings Volunteer Connections program works to connect community volunteers with volunteer opportunities in Brookings County. Brookings Volunteer Connections also offers non-profit organizations volunteer recruitment assistance and support for volunteer managers.

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