A Cause for Claws Thrift Store (701-751-5828) — Seeks volunteers to sort, test, repair and set up store displays. All profits support a low-cost spay and neuter clinic.

Abused Adult Resource Center (701-222-8370) — Volunteers advocates needed to help answer the crisis calls in the evenings and on weekends. An advocate’s role is to listen, offer support and give options. Free training provided.

AID Inc. (701-663-2122 or 701-663-1274) — Adults to sort clothing, sort other donations, pricing, cashiering, cleaning, organizing, hanging clothes, sorting, testing and repairing electrical items and other various tasks.

American Cancer Society (701-433-7582) — Volunteer drivers for Road to Recovery Program.

American Red Cross (701-223-6700) — Seeks volunteers to aid in disaster response locally and nationwide, training provided. Adults and youth 16 and older.

Arc of Bismarck (701-222-1854) — Work in the thrift store.

• Augusta Place Prospera Community (701-323-3274) — Assist residents with activities, bingo and Sunday visits.

Baptist Health Care Center (701-223-3040) — Assist residents with clinic appointments, activities, meals, chapel on Sunday and bingo.

Big Brothers Big Sisters (701-222-0797) — Be a mentor for youth.

Bismarck-Mandan Chapter of SCORE (701-328-5861) — Volunteer management counselors to provide free and confidential mentoring and counseling for those who wish to start a small business. Call or stop by the office at the Bank of North Dakota building on Memorial Highway.

Buckstop Junction/Missouri Valley Historical Society (701-250-8575) — Conduct tours of historic buildings, help with The Shoppe, building or grounds maintenance, general office work, Corn Feed/Old Settlers Day, publicity or adopt a building.

Burleigh County Senior Adult Program (701-255-4648) — Deliver meals to homebound elderly individuals and assist as nutrition servers, gift shop attendants, Wii bowling scorekeeper and answering phones.

Central Dakota Humane Society (701-667-2020) — Provide companionship, exercise and socialization to the dogs and cats; assist with basic animal care; assist with special events.

Charles Hall Youth Services (701-255-2773, ext. 303) — Volunteer mentors needed to commit to supporting, guiding and mentoring at-risk youth. Mentors serve as positive role models, teaching youth healthy and safe ways to have fun and to meet positive academic, career and personal goals. Mentors must be minimum of 21 years of age. Training provided.

CHI St. Alexius Health (701-530-7159) — Deliver mail and flowers, escort patients, help with the gift shop.

CHI St. Alexius Home Health & Hospice (701-530-4500) — Share your time, energy and compassion while enriching your own life and lives of others. Help with a variety of activities such as companionship, errands, respite care, administrative and bereavement support. Volunteers who are a veteran, can play an instrument for music therapy and/or perform pet therapy are particularly needed.

Community Action (701-258-2240) — Help in the donation center and the food pantry.

Cystic Fibrosis Association (701-222-3998) — Help with mailings and fundraising events.

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch (701-223-7979) — Help in thrift store and perform janitorial duties.

Dakota Zoo (701-223-7543) — Accepting applications for adult volunteers to provide animal conservation programs and animal handling for educational programs. Training provided. Also looking for general volunteers for light building and repair projects. Carpentry, mechanical and fencing skills are a plus but not needed.

Junior Achievement of Bismarck-Mandan (701-527-7416) — Opportunities are flexible and rewarding. Commitment could vary from a single school day to a weekly one-hour visit for five to eight weeks. For more information, contact David Leingang at DavidL@jaum.org or visit www.jaum.org.

Lutheran Social Services Senior Companions (701-838-7800) — Seniors 55 and older who are healthy, active and interested in helping their older neighbors.

Make-A-Wish (701-280-9474) — Help with upcoming special events.

Manchester House (701-223-5600) — Be a mentor for youth. Must be at least 18.

Mandan Golden Age Services (701-663-6528) — Pick up prepared meals at Mandan Senior Center and deliver them to the homes of the elderly.

McLean Family Resource Center (701-462-8643) — Assist with crisis line.

Mental Health America of North Dakota (701-255-3692) — Help with data entry, various office duties.

Neighbors Network Program (701-323-4277) — Volunteers with pickups to help move donated furniture items to clients’ homes.

New Song Church (701-258-5683) — Janitorial and light maintenance work. For details, email erickson.e.michael@gmail.com.

North Dakota Operation Lifesaver (701-223-6372) — Help spread the message about railroad safety.

Pride Inc. (701-258-7838) — Support people with disabilities in social and recreational activities, especially between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily, Monday-Friday, also evenings and weekends. Staff on site to assist at all times.

Public Health Emergency Volunteer Reserve Corps/Medical Reserve Corps (701-328-1334) — Accepting registration of volunteers to assist with public health emergencies. Medical and non-medical volunteers needed. Choose to help only in own county, in the surrounding counties, statewide or anywhere in the U.S. Register at www.ndhealth.gov/EPR/volunteer.

Ruth Meiers House (701-222-2108) — Baby Boutique Store, Joannes' Clinic receptionist, Panera Bread Donation Program and hair stylists. More information: www.ruthmeiers.org.

St. Vincent’s Care Center (701-323-1974) — Entertainers for background music for Sunday social events.

Salvation Army (701-223-1889) — Assist with meals, activities and tutoring in the youth program; stock food pantry shelves; light maintenance work.

Sanford Health (701-323-6011) — Greet and assist visitors in the surgical waiting room, deliver flowers, help in the gift shop and Coffee Corner and assist with special projects.

Sanford Health Hospice (701-323-8400) — Volunteers needed to assist terminally ill patients. Assistance commonly includes visiting, reading and taking walks; child care assistance; bereavement support; and administrative/clerical work. Orientation, training and support provided.

Seeds of Hope store (701-222-8370) — Greeters, price clothes, stock and straighten shelves, Digger’s Delight and more. Creative people needed for designing gift baskets and store displays.

Tracy’s Sanctuary House (701-258-5889) — Perform daily housekeeping tasks, answer phones, stock kitchen and food pantry.

Volunteer Care Givers for the Elderly (701-223-9290) — Assist with transportation, yardwork, light housekeeping, respite care, errands and shopping and other companionship activities with the elderly.

For these and other volunteer opportunities, call United Way at 701-255-3601 or go to www.volunteerbisman.com.

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