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 Volunteer 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.

MSUB Angel Tree

Angel Tree. Bring happiness this holiday season.
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!

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!

Food Security Initiatives

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.

Address food insecurity in Billings and at MSU Billings with the Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry. Volunteer at multiple times/dates at either the University or City College campus, or join in various projects such as the Halloween Food Drive, Cans around McMullen, and other partnered initiatives in the community.

Thanksgiving Meal Boxes

Thanksgiving Meal Boxes from the Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry. Turkey Tossers Needed! Volunteers are needed to help shop, package, and distribute the Thanksgiving meal boxes. Multiple times available November 16 to 23.

Community outreach program aimed at providing MSUB students and families Thanksgiving food packages over the holiday period. 

Volunteers are needed to help shop, package, and distribute the Thanksgiving meal boxes. Multiple times available November 17 to 23. To volunteer, sign up online.

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

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.

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! Meet in the SUB Upper Galleria at 5:30 PM for hot drinks and snacks before heading out.