Volunteering for the City

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Volunteers are valuable to the well being of our community. There are a variety of opportunities for volunteerism for the City of Billings. From large one day events, to ongoing commitments, the City of Billings gives you a chance to give back! Join us and volunteer to build a better Billings!

To view the current volunteer opportunities, visit the Volunteer Opportunity Directory 

If you are interested in volunteering, and want to learn more about what opportunities are available please fill out the Inquiry Form. Someone will contact you to discuss your interests to find the best fit for you!

To log into your volunteer account, click here. You can post hours, check your schedule, and sign up for other opportunities!


Crime Prevention Center
Billings Police Department

The Crime Prevention Center provides opportunities for those who wish to volunteer with the Billings Police Department. With only 9 officers patrolling the streets on each shift, our volunteers are essential to the department. We encourage all residents of Billings to learn more about us and help expand our program and better serve our city.

The volunteers programs at the Crime Prevention Center include the Report Writing Center, Volunteer Patrol Unit, and Neighborhood Watch.

Duties include:

  • Contacting victims of vandalism, theft, and lost or found property.
  • Writing incident reports of vandalism, theft, or abandoned vehicles
  • Fingerprinting
  • Tow and issue citations for abandoned vehicles
  • Issue citations for illegal handicapped parking

To fill out an volunteer application for the Crime Prevention Center, click here!

Find out more information about the opportunities and services at the Crime Prevention Center


Billings Public Library logoBillings Public Library

Many people assist the Library as volunteers, and the Library is very grateful for their help.  You can find an option that suits your style and the time you have available.

Volunteers perform a number of activities, including:

  • Assisting with computer usage and technology 
  • Assisting at children's activities, teen or adult programs 
  • Offering tours of the library 
  • Preparing new materials for the shelves

The Teen TECH Lab is a digital media learning lab equipped with a wide array of technology, media, and art supplies. College students can volunteer as mentors to the teens by assisting them with projects and peer support. Community members and professionals can volunteer in the TECH Lab to teach workshops in areas of their expertise.

To fill out a volunteer application for the Billings Public Library, click here!

Find more information about all of the volunteer opportunities at the Billings Public Library

Billings Parks and RecreationBillings Parks and Recreation


The Billin
gs Parks and Recreation Department works closely with a variety of individuals, organizations and groups to further enhance outdoor services for the citizens of Billings. Volunteer opportunities are available for individuals or large groups, as well as one time service engagements or ongoing volunteer commitments. 



Examples of volunteer opportunities include: 

  • Volunteer Park Ranger 
  • Volunteer Bike Patrol 
  • Cleaning parks and trails 
  • Graffiti removal 
  • Planting trees

Community outreach efforts take various forms from partnerships to volunteer engagement.  The contributions of all the community partners and volunteers are greatly appreciated and have a significant impact on the quality of life in Billings. 

To fill out a volunteer application for Billings Parks and Recreation, click here!

Find more information about how you can volunteer with the Billings Parks and Recreation Department