Volunteer


Enrich the life of an at-risk senior and make a new friend!

There are three great ways to get involved at Big Sky Senior Service. Take a look at the volunteer criteria, decide how you would like to volunteer, and then send in your application.

Initial Volunteer Criteria

  • A desire to enrich the lives of others
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to complete simple reports
  • Attendance at one-time training
  • Background and reference checks
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Click here (Criteria – Volunteers (PDF))¬†for more information regarding
    volunteer criteria.

Phone Friend Volunteers

  • Access to phone service
  • Active listening skills
  • Willingness to make calls 2 – 4 times per week

Visiting Friend Volunteers

  • Weekly visiting time
  • Car insurance to meet agency requirements
  • A negative TB test (free yearly)

Lend-A-Hand Volunteers

  • A flexible schedule
  • Car insurance to meet agency requirements
  • A negative TB test (free yearly)

Apply

If you are interested in volunteering, download and print out an application (Volunteer Application (PDF)) complete it and mail it to the Friends Coordinator or call the Friends Coordinator at 259-3111.

If you are looking for a friend click here to find out more.