Providing food, shelter, help, and hope to Missoula, Montana’s homeless and underserved.

Volunteer

Volunteers are the heartbeat of our organization. Each year, they provide 13,000 hours of service that make it possible to open our doors to men and women living in poverty. People are driven to volunteer for many reasons and we look forwarding to getting to know each and everyone one of them.

Volunteer Opportunities

People of the Pov: 5 Year Anniversary Edition

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Mourning the passing of a Poverello guest

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Poverello Food Pantry Reopens

Our Food Pantry has re-opened! The new food pantry hours are on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 5:30pm - 7pm. Read More...

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

  • KITCHEN: Food Prep: Mon-Sun
      Morning: 8 – 10:30 am
      Afternoon: 2 – 4 pm
    Serve Food: Mon- Sun |
      Lunch: 11:30 am – 1:45 pm
      Dinner: 5 – 6:30 pm
  • FOOD PANTRY: This is the Pov’s version of a food bank.
      Distribute: Mon, Wed, and Fri | 5:30 – 7 pm
  • COMPUTER LAB: Help residents increase their knowledge of basic computer functions and applications.
  • CLERICAL: Help with data entry, filing, and other tasks in the admin office.
  • INTAKE DESK: Assist residents with mail, phones, messaging, and other basic needs.

Large Groups

Due to limited space, group sizes are limited to 10 people or less at one time. This ensures that members of your group are consistently busy while volunteering. We can accommodate larger groups with advance notice and special planning. To schedule a large group please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 406-532-6674 at least two weeks in advance or fill out our application here.

Other Ways to get Involved

  • Host a seasonal supply drive!
    • Year-round needs:
      • Toilet paper
      • Travel size toiletries
      • Cleaning supplies
      • Large trash bags
  • Make cards or artwork for our dining room.
  • Knit warm hats or bring in adult outerwear during cold weather months — socks, hats, gloves, and jackets.
  • Invite the Pov to do outreach at your church, school, or community event.

Volunteering FAQs

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New Volunteers

Register
Here you will complete the volunteer application and sign up for a brief orientation to begin volunteering at the Poverello Center.

Existing Volunteers

Existing volunteers can log-in to our volunteer portal by clicking here. If you have any trouble accessing your volunteer account to sign up for volunteer positions, please contact the Poverello Center Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@thepoverellocenter.org or 406-532-6674.

Volunteer Handbook

Volunteer FAQ

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