Volunteer Opportunities in Stevensville
The Main Street Association facilitates the projects, preservation and revitalization of our town. The Four Points Approach of organization, Promotion, Design and Economic Restructuring provides stability to build and maintain the long-term effort of revitalization, creates excitement downtown, enhances the look of our town and strengthens our current business economy. Any of the four committees could use your expertise. It takes teamwork to sponsor the events and projects of our community. Call Joan Prather at (406) 777-3773
Historic St. Mary’s Mission
Address: 401 W. 4th Street, Stevensville, MT 59870
Contact: Colleen Meyer at 777-5734.
A valuable aspect of our local heritage, the Mission could use volunteers April-October for grounds keeping, building maintenance and as tour guides. Hosts for the Visitor Center and Gift Shop are needed year round. There are many areas to volunteer, which you could contribute your time and talent.
Address: 319 Main Street, Stevensville, MT 59870
Contact: Susan McCauley 777-0520 (Gretchen Spiess)
Our local theater produces a myriad of shows year round. The Chantilly could always use your creative talent to help paint, design and build the props and sets, create costumes, engineer sound and light, and oh yeah, can you act?
Address: 517 Main Street, Stevensville, MT 59870
Contact: Chris Weatherly at (406) 531-6337
Preserving our local heritage, the museum is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Volunteer opportunities include 2.5 hour shifts at the museum to give out information, grounds keeping and light cleaning. Help is also needed to organize the annual fundraising events: Used Art and Jewelry Sale in May, Yard Sale in June and Wine Tasting in September.
Senior Citizen Center
Address: 100 Mission Street, Stevensville, MT 59870
Contact: (406) 777-1120
Offering many social programs and services for area seniors, including bingo, exercise programs, pinochle, cribbage and monthly birthday parties. Lunch served 5 days per week Monday – Friday at 11:30am – Seniors $3.50 per meal and people under 60 yrs. $6.00 per meal.
North Valley Public Library
Address: 208 Main Street, Stevensville, MT 59870.
Contact: Denise at 406-777-5061
The North Valley Public Library provides a welcoming environment, materials, programs, and services to meet the informational, recreational and cultural needs of the residents of Stevensville and the surrounding community.
Address: 116 College Street, Stevensville, MT 59870.
Contact: Donna Thompson at 777-3751
A transitional home for women with mental illness, teaching them the life skills necessary to regain independence. Volunteer opportunities include driving the women to Riverview House in Missoula for job training, one on one mentoring and companionship. Donations of household items and clothing are always welcome.
Stevensville Volunteer Fire Department
Contact: Jeff or Vicki Motley 777-2739
Recognizing the value of multi-generational relationships, Stevensville Family Resource center mixes adults with children in programs including reading, tutoring, and field trips. Help with arts and crafts at the after school program. Seniors, ask about volunteer compensation programs
Stevensville School Volunteers
Help keep us safe, volunteer firefighters are always needed! Special training is provided.
Contact: Nina Eadie/President at 961-6822
Help keep our community beautiful! Along with other beautification projects, the Garden club takes responsibility for the oak barrels that line our Main Street. Do you have a green thumb? Would you like to exercise your green thumb?
Address: PO Box 804/3614 ALC Way, Stevensville, MT 59870
Contact: Arnie Polancheck, President at 777-1086
A basic need in life is nourishment, help the less fortunate in our community not only by donating non-perishable food items, but also by donating your time to help organize, catalog, and distribute the goods. Open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11am to 2:30pm donations taken during business hours.
Stevensville Community Foundation
A non-profit corporation, the Foundation provides grants for community projects and programs, examples are the North Valley Library, the Senior Center, Stevensville Main Street Association and the Stevensville Museum. The largest project in the works is the creation of the Stevensville Community Center. Contact Laurie P
Stevensville Booster Club
The Booster club exists to support and enhance the extra-curricular activities for the students in our community. Activities include the Christmas Bazaar, sale of school spirit clothing, and the 50/50 raffle at home games. Money is also donated to local non-profits. Contact: Ron Lords and Becky Lords
American Legion Post #94
Contact: Bill Jette at 406-550-3444
The worlds largest Veterans Organization that is dedicated to serving our Veterans, Servicemen, their families, and Americanism Programs. Youth programs include: Bitterroot Bucs Baseball, Boy Scouts, National Oratorical Program and may other activities in the Stevensville, Florence and Victor areas.
The Clothes Closet
Address: 3862 ALC Way Stevensville, MT 59870
Contact: Molly Hackett/ President 961-4614
A FREE store for recycled clothes, small kitchen equipment, and household linens. Hours: 1:00-4:00 pm, Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, except Holidays or as announced, donations accepted Monday, Wednesday, Saturday 1:00-3:30 pm.
Knights of Columbus
Contact: Bill Anderson 777-2422
A Catholic Men’s Fraternal Organization that is committed to community, youth, family and church.
Carpenters for Christ
Aid for the physically challenged & older folks – build ramps, repairs or remodel.
Stevensville Civic Club
The Stevensville Civic Club meets every 2nd Thursday of the month at noon in the basement of the St. Mary’s Mission museum building. A volunteer organization that promotes the involvement of citizens of all ages in projects and activities, which enhance the quality of life in our community. Current programs include the Creamery Picnic, the 4th of July Pig-nic, Parade of Lights, and the maintenance of the Lewis and Clark Park. In conjunction with the school, a new program for students to letter in Civics is now in place.