The Governor’s Office of Community Service:
- Encourages citizens of all ages and backgrounds to engage in service
- Encourages organizations to involve youths in the life and work of communities
- Works to promote and expand volunteer opportunities for all Montanans
The Governor’s Office of Community Service and the Governor-appointed Montana Commission on Community Service were created in 1993 to promote and expand national service and volunteer opportunities in Montana.
The Governor's Office of Community Service administers federal funding to AmeriCorps State programs in Montana. The federal funding is provided by the Corporation for National and Community Service, an independent federal agency.
The Governor's Office of Community Service receives federal grant funding from the Department of Homeland Security to promote and expand a grassroots emergency preparedness program called Montana Citizen Corps.
The Governor's Office of Community Service provides a comprehensive array of technical assistance and support services to community service organizations and national service programs in Montana.