The Tri-State Museum in Belle Fourche is looking for volunteers to help out at the museum. If you are interested, contact Lou at 605-723-1200.

ReStore Spearfish is looking for Habitat ReStore greeters, cashiers, donation ambassador, and a donation inventory or processor. Volunteers would work 4 hour shifts 2-3 times a week. Orientation will be held on the first day of work. For information on any of the positions, contact Kimberly at 605-348-9161

Spearfish CAT needs volunteers to help unload the truck and help distribute items. They meet the first and second Saturday of each month. If interested, contact Francis at 605-717-7878 or

The Spearfish Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers to help with their monthly newsletter. Volunteers typically start at 11 a.m. and are done within a couple of hours. For more information about this opportunity please contact Bailey at 605-642-2626

St. Vincent DePaul Thrift Store in Spearfish is looking for thrift store attendants and society office helpers. For more information contact Drew at the store or email her at

Meade County Housing located in Sturgis is looking for someone to assist with filing, typing labels, and making file folders for applicants. If you are interested please contact Lori Hoppe at 605-347-3384

Canyon Hills Center is in need of a volunteer willing to maintain their in-house library. Maintaining the 2,500 book collection includes checking out and arranging books for one or two hours per day. If you are interested please contact Michelle at 605-559-3504 or

Sturgis Meals on Wheels is in need of volunteers. Contact Sonja at 605-347-5877 if you are available to help.

Retired Senior Volunteer Program

Work Wonders with Your Experience!

You've gained a lifetime of experience. Now is the time to put your skills and talents to good use.

Why join RSVP?

  • You choose how, when, and where you want to serve.
  • BHSU-RSVP offers a full range of volunteer opportunities with over 200 local and national organizations.
  • RSVP provides supplemental accident and liability insurance while you are serving as a RSVP volunteer.
  • And much, much more........

What is RSVP?

  • Serves as America's largest volunteer network for people age 55 and over.
  • Helps volunteers find opportunities in their communities.
  • Assists non-profits fill permanent and temporary volunteer needs.
  • Aids participating organizations coordinate volunteer projects and special event staffing.
  • Provides non-profits with statistical information on the types and levels of volunteerism in their areas in support of funding requests and grant maintenance.

What if I am not yet 55 years of age?

While RSVP cannot enroll anybody under age 55 in the program, we will happily assist in the placement of any volunteer that does not yet meet our age requirements.

Donations accepted via the Black Hills Area Community Foundation: 

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Our Staff:

Eva Doyle, Program Director
605.642.5198 or 1.877.293.0039 (Toll Free)

  • Office Location: 
    1200 University Street
    Student Union Administrative Suite 105C
    Spearfish, SD
  • Mailing Address:
    1200 University Street, Unit 9089
    Spearfish, SD 57799-9089

Current Volunteers and Stations, click button to enter hours:

(New to online time entry?  Call or e-mail the RSVP office to get a Username and Password.  Click Here for Online Time Entry Instructions.)

The following resources are updated frequently.  Please make sure you are using the current form prior to making copies.  To join BHSU RSVP, please complete and sign the enrollment form and return it to the RSVP Volunteer Coordinator at: RSVP, 1200 University Street Unit 9089, Spearfish, SD 57799-9089.

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