Whether you're looking to meet like-minded people or gain work experience in the non-profit sector, we can find the right opportunity for you at Montana State University Billings. Check out our active volunteer programs and services.

CFE Hosted Events & Opportunities

Service Saturday

Service Saturday. Go beyond the classroom.
Low committment, high impact service project aimed at connecting students, staff, and faculty with the wider community. One Saturday per month each Semester.

Vitalant Blood Drives

Blood Drive. It takes all types. Donate today. Schedule and Check-in at www.vitalant.org
Blood donations can save people's lives. Learn how blood donations help, what to expect, and book your appointment today.

Night on the Van

Night on the Van. Volunteer serving meals Wednesdays 4:45 - 6:30 pm
In partnership with the Salvation Army, help prepare meals and deliver hot meals to those in need within the Billings community. Sign up for Monday or Wednesday weeknights to make an immediate impact!


Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry (YEP)

Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry

Student-focused food insecurity service offering non-perishables, hygiene and school supplies. Locations at University Campus and City College.

Complete an application to use the pantry on either campus & follow up with Civic Engagment Coordinator for next steps.

Find other community-based resources.

Operation Supply

(Aug. 11 to Sept. 16)

Operation Supply. Mission: Equip Yellowstone County students with school supplies. United Way of Yellowstone County.

MSUB Student United Way is partnering with UWYC for OperationSupply, which helps stock local school pantries with school supplies and hygiene items for teachers, counselors, and administrators to provide to students in need throughout the school year.

Donate at the YEP! Donation bins at University campus SUB Stingers, Library, College of Education, College of Business, McMullen Hall 1st floor, as well as at City College campus Tech Commons.

Halloween Food Drive (Oct. 14 & 28)

Halloween Food Drive. Trick-or-treat around University Campus neighborhoods for nonperishable food items to support Family Services, Inc. & YEP! October 28, 5:30-7:00 pm. Sign up online.
Partnering with Rocky Mountain College, this is MSUB’s annual Halloween-themed food drive in which volunteers collect non-perishable food items for the Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry (YEP) and Family Services from local neighborhoods. Halloween costumes are highly recommended!


World Kindness Day (Nov. 9)

Be Connected. World Kindess Day. Make sandwiches for our community. November 9. Sign up online.

World Kindness Day event to make sandwiches for local community non-profits. Previous years have included, Tumbleweed, Family Service, Salvation Army. Sign up to participate in this event, partnering with MSUB Dining Services.

Thanksgiving Boxes

Apply online today! Thanksgiving Meal Boxes

Community outreach program aimed at providing MSUB students and families Thanksgiving food packages over the holiday period. Apply online to participate in the Thanksgiving Meal Boxes!

Coming soon...

More initiatives coming soon!

Individual Opportunities

Yellowjackets Serve

Yellowjackets Serve
Find individual opportunities to join in one-time events or recurring opportunities to volunteer with community partners. Many opportunities may be used for knowledge-application for what you are studying in your program of study and provide unique experiences which could be used for resume building.

Virtual Volunteer

Virtual Volunteer
Connect with the national and global community. Find out how you can make an impact from the comfort of your own home.


Student Organizations

Looking to develop your own volunteer group or service project? We can help you design an original project or connect you with an existing volunteering group to help maximize the impact you can make in our community.

Student United Way (SUW)

Student United Way. Give. Advocate. Volunteer.
Student-led organization representing the next generation of community leaders. Focused on volunteerism in education, financial stability and health. Get involved in your community!


Previous Events

Angel Tree

Family assistance program aimed at providing gifts to children during the holiday season. Grab a tag, pick a gift and drop it off. It's that simple!

Jackets from Jackets

MSU-Billings presents Jackets from Jackets Donations will do to Billings Public Schools and the Salvation Army Drop donations in the student union building room 219
Supporting school-aged children from SD2 with clothing during the winter break. Drop off your donations to SUB Room 219.