Recent Projects

  • REadCYCLE Book Drive

    On June 19-20 Youth Volunteer Corps members sorted 2,000 donated REadCYCLE books! REadCYCLE books, generously donated by 13 local organizations, will be given to area youth in order to prevent the “summer slide”, a drop in reading skills that occurs during the summer months. Thanks, YVC members! Read More ›

  • Santa’s Workshop for Kids, Seniors, & the Homeless

    On December 13 & 14 Youth Volunteer Corps members gathered to brighten the Holidays for members of our community! YVC members participated in three projects: Warmth for the Homeless — We packed and decorated bags with socks and hats for 125 homeless members of our community. Joyful Greetings for Seniors — We designed greeting cards […] Read More ›

  • YVC Summer Sampler

    Youth Volunteer Corps of Yellowstone County members recently learned about civic engagement by volunteering at Friendship House of Christian Service, Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter, St. John’s Lutheran Ministries, and the Billings Parks and Recreation Amend Park Community Garden. Check out pics of YVC members in action!!! Read More ›

  • YVC Fitness & Literacy Olympics

    Youth Volunteer Corps members did a GREAT job hosting a Literacy and Fitness Olympics for Friendship House of Christian Service kids! Check out these photos of our YVC members preparing for and leading Literacy Olympics activities! Read More ›

  • YVC Tech Festival at Adult Resource Alliance

    On July 11, 12, & 13 YVC members created and presented smartphone, tablet, and laptop lessons to senior citizens as part of a Tech Festival at the Adult Resource Alliance! Great job YVC members! Read More ›

  • YVC June 21 Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

    Mark your calendars! Youth Volunteer Corps is holding a Pizza Ranch fundraiser on June 21! WHEN: Wednesday, June 21 (5:00pm-9:00pm) WHERE: Pizza Ranch (2505 King Avenue W) WHAT: YVC Members! Invite friends and family to come to Pizza Ranch for dinner on June 21. Pizza Ranch will donate 20% of customers’ orders if customers let Pizza Ranch […] Read More ›

  • Global Youth Service Day at Wild Words

    As part of Global Youth Service Day, on Friday, April 21 Youth Volunteer Corps members helped encourage Wild Words youth to read by participating in the reading of Montana ghost stories. We then played board games while talking with Wild Words kids! Thanks to Wild Words for inviting us to participate in their event! Read More ›

  • Read Across America Day

    As part of #readacrossamerica, Youth Volunteer Corps of Yellowstone County members sorted & packed book bins for area youth with limited access to books. Thanks to the YVC members who participated in this event! For more information about local Read Across America efforts go to Read More ›

  • Pumpkin Painting for St. John’s

    Youth Volunteer Corps members had a great time painting pumpkins yesterday evening! These pumpkins, generously donated by our friends at Albertsons (3137 Grand Ave), will be enjoyed by St. John’s Lutheran Ministries residents during a grand pumpkin display on Halloween!  Read More ›

  • YVC Animal Shelter Project

    It’s been a great month of YVC summer projects! Starting with the most recent, YVC members participated in a project at the Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter. We painted a storage shed (it’s looks great!), made animal toys, put together adoption packets, learned about animal behavior, and got to meet some animal friends during a tour […] Read More ›