VOLUNTEER

How to Get Involved

To volunteer or learn more information, please review the volunteer opportunities below, then fill out our volunteer form or email volunteer@softlandingmissoula.org.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

  • Tech Team: Be available on your own schedule to help refugee families navigate technology in their homes. Help them set up a donated home computer, help them establish wifi, or help troubleshoot a device that isn’t working. Willingness to work independently and knowledge of technology desired!

  • English Tutor: Both Missoula County Public Schools and the Lifelong Learning Center are looking for volunteer English tutors. Click here for more information.

  • Collect Household Items: Collect shampoo, conditioner, bars of soap, diapers and wipes, laundry soap and cleaning supplies and bring to our office for families in need.

  • Teen Team: Develop and participate in monthly programming for refugees teens. Help plan activities and provide transportation as part of a team. Commit to monthly activities for 6+ months.

  • After School Tutor: Tuesday afternoons 3-5:30pm or Thursdays 2:30-5:30pm. Join a team to provide friendship and tutoring to refugee teenagers through our drop in after school program. Commit to two times a month for the rest of the school year. We are especially looking for men and folks comfortable with math and science. TUESDAYS CURRENTLY FILLED

  • Office Organizer: Help keep office and in-kind donations organized. Commit to coming in one day a week for 1-2 hours. Help sort donations, tidy donation space, vacuum and remove trash. CURRENTLY FILLED

  • Childcare for ESL Class: Provide childcare from 6:00-8:15pm every Tuesday while parents are in an ESL class on site. Commit to at least twice a month for 6 months. CURRENTLY FILLED

  • One on one English Tutor: Be matched with an adult refugee looking to work one on one on English. Tutors and refugees meet weekly on their own time at a location of their choosing. Basic ESL or teaching experience required for tutors. Commit to six months.

  • Resource Center Assistant: Help man our busy Resource Center by being available to assist refugees with walk-in requests, accept and sort donations, answer phones and pitch in where needed. Commit to 4+ hours a week. CURRENTLY FILLED

  • Individualized Mentor: Do you have a specialized skill that you would like to share with local refugees? Can you teach swimming, piano, sewing, art, skiing, etc? Volunteer is responsible for transportation and any costs.