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.