Volunteer Opportunities

Please see volunteer opportunities below!

Cornerstones Career Learning Center

What: Teach a small (2-5) group of ESL students (English for
speakers of other languages). Materials and curriculum are provided.
The staff teacher is always present. Knowledge of English grammar
and/or education background is preferred but of course not required.
This opportunity is very rewarding if you enjoy meeting people from
different cultures!
When: Monday, Tuesday, and/or Wednesday, 10AM-Noon. Looking
for someone who can commit to fairly regular attendance for at east
a semester at a time.
Where: Cornerstones Career Learning Center, 904 E. Cherry St.
Who to Contact: If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out
the online form and enter that you’re interested in volunteering at the
Vermillion office. You can also get there from the website.If you have
any questions, contact royce.miller@cornerstonescareer.com


Vermillion Area Arts Council
What: The Vermillion Area Arts Council is looking for new members to
serve on their Board of Directors! Board meetings are generally the
2nd Thursday of the month ad the Washington Street Arts Center:
202 Washington St.
Who to Contact: If you are interested, contact the Vermillion Area
Arts Council at:
Their website: www.vaac.online
By Mail: VAAC, PO Box 484, Vermillion, SD 57069
By Email: VermillionAreaArtsCouncil@gmail.com
What: The Vermillion Area Arts Council also has several other
volunteering opportunities throughout the year! These opportunities
include administrative help, event organization and set up,
classroom assistance, fund raising, and site maintenance.
When: Many different events throughout the year. Contact them to
learn more!
Where: 202 Washington St. – As well as off site opportunities!
Who to Contact: If you are interested, contact the Vermillion Area
Arts Council at:
Their website: www.vaac.online
By Mail: VAAC, PO Box 484, Vermillion, SD 57069
By Email: VermillionAreaArtsCouncil@gmail.com

Vermillion Main Street Center
What: Dinner and Dance at the Vermillion Senior Center. One of
the biggest needs is for someone to volunteer their time to play
music/DJ/sing for 2 hours at this event!Additionally, help setting
up and serving will be appreciated!
When: April 11, 2019
Where: Main Street Center (Senior Center), Vermillion, SD
Who to Contact: Michelle Finnegan (Director), (605) 624-8072

What: The Main Street Center is looking for 4-6 people to do
some light yard work now that the snow is gone! This work
includes raking, picking up sticks, etc. Get a group of friends
together and come enjoy the nice weather!
Where: Main Street Center (Senior Center), Vermillion, SD
Who to Contact: Michelle Finnegan (Director), (605) 624-8072

Heikes Family Farm
What: Heikes Family Farm could use volunteers later on this
spring and summer when the start harvesting! They plan to
begin later this spring since there is still a lot of moisture.
Additionally, they will need volunteers once they begin
planting in the garden. This is a great opportunity to connect
with your local farmer and learn how to plant! They also offer
a deal where you can volunteer in exchange for produce.
WOW!
Where: Heikes Family Farm, 1408 317th St., Vermillion, SD
Who to Contact: Heidi Heikes, (605) 222-1423

Special Olympics – South Dakota
What: Special Olympics South Dakota – State Summer Games.
Please call now to reserve your volunteer spot at the Special
Olympics State Summer Games! More information will be
available soon.
When: May 16-18, 2019
Where: Vermillion, SD
Who to Contact: Please call (605) 624-5571 for more
information or to reserve your place as a volunteer.
mike@vermillionchamber.com

Sioux Council, Boy Scouts of America
What: Work with youth, participate in fundraising, and help activities
run smoothly behind the scenes!
When: Constant opportunities throughout the year!
Where: Vermillion Area
Who to Contact: Will Kennedy – will.kennedy@scouting.org

Boys and Girls Club of Yankton
What: STEM MentorVolunteer as a STEM mentor to work with a small
group of youth mentees to complete various science, technology and
math experiments. These experiments are complete projects with
instructions that the mentors work through with 1st – 5th grade
members. Sessions include “Lego Mini Module”, “Mission Moon”,
“World of Water”, “Crazy 8” (math session). (6-12 volunteers)
When: Mondays & Thursday 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM volunteers can
mentor in 1 or both sessions each week for 1 year
Where: Boys & Girls Club of Yankton
Who to Contact: jklimek@greatfuturessd.org or 
kmatthiesen@greatfuturessd.org

What: Clay County Teen Court VolunteerTeen Court is a Juvenile
Diversion program run through the Boys & Girls Club of Yankton.
Volunteers will help teens check in and explain the process of court
to families with the direction of the Teen Director. (2 volunteers)
When: Ongoing, 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month
Where: Vermillion Courthouse
Who to Contact: jklimek@greatfuturessd.org

What: Yankton County Teen Court VolunteerTeen Court is a Juvenile
Diversion program run through the Boys & Girls Club of Yankton.
Volunteers will help teens check in and explain the process of court to
families with the direction of the Teen Director. (2 volunteers)
When: Ongoing, 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month
Where: Yankton Courthouse
Who to Contact: jklimek@greatfuturessd.org

What: Boys & Girls Club of Yankton Teens – Night Programming.
Volunteers will play games, cook, or create art projects with teens. (2-4
volunteers)
When: Friday nights from 7:00-10:00PM
Where: Boys & Girls Club of Yankton
Who to Contact: jklimek@greatfuturessd.org

What: Boys & Girls Club of Yankton Teens – Other Special Events.
The events can include sports tournaments, dances, raffle events,
and many
others (2-6 volunteers)
When: Varies throughout the year
Where: Boys & Girls Club of Yankton
Who to Contact: jklimek@greatfuturessd.org