The Maclean Animal Adoption Center is committed to fostering a caring community for animals by providing shelter, advancing animal welfare, and promoting the bond between animals and humans through innovative programs, education and service. Volunteers serve at their adoption center as cat or dog kennel assistants to help care for the animals. Shifts are flexible, but volunteers are asked to serve over at least three months.
“Meals on Wheels” provides a hot meal five days a week to residents of Great Falls. The program is designed for seniors who are just returning home from the hospital, are no longer able to cook for themselves, or just cannot get to one of our group meal locations. Volunteers to help us deliver, serve or package up the food.
The Monarch-Neihart Historical Group is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation that was formed November 2012 to raise funds, and to preserve and promote the rich history of the settlers, miners, loggers and railroad industry in this region. Current work focuses on the old Monarch Great Northern Train Depot as a first restored asset to our scenic area. Our plan is for this depot to be a repository for written, oral, and artifact history to our region.
The Monarch-Neihart Community Senior Center serves as the center for community volunteering. Efforts across many areas including home visitation, clean ups, special events, supporting area youth and even making blankets for the elderly are handled through the center.
Cascade County Extension boasts the largest number of Homemaker Clubs in Montana. Their members work throughout Cascade County as volunteers at different organizations. The Homemakers volunteer nearly 11,000 hours with major impacts in child literacy, the Mercy Home, Children’s Receiving Home, the Rescue Mission, gift shop assistants and drivers.
Volunteer’s provide service support and supplement regular parks division employees or contractors. The work accomplished by volunteers enables the Park Division to meet higher standards of service than would otherwise be possible and to accomplish work that would not otherwise be done.