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A


(17)
Keeping or inspection of financial accounts; tax preparation; Includes those who serve an accounting function within a company, such as controller.

(1)
Complementary medicine to alleviate pain and to treat various physical, mental, and emotional conditions

(15)
Instructors who provide formal lessons or classes primarily for adult learners.

(9)
Aiding with advertising placement or providing opportunities for advertising.

(8)
Those who sell apparel or fashion.

(3)
Professionals who estimate the value of a structure or property.

(0)
Outlet for sales of fine arts and photography.

(0)
Providers of art supplies.

(5)
Practitioners of fine arts such as painting and sculpture

(2)
People who have passed the Montana Bar and practice law in Montana.

(16)
Authors or writers who are traditional, indie, or self-published. Also writers-for-hire, including copywriters.

B


(10)
Member of a bank, credit union, etc.

(10)
Members who sell items designed for bath and body nourishment whether retail, online, or through network marketing.

(3)
Members who operate or work in beauty salons, or who provide similar services.

(27)
Members who do business development as a role within their company, or consultants who help small businesses with develop business and improve gross income.

(29)
Members who provide all aspects of business consulting (other than accounting services) to small, medium, and large businesses and their employees.

C


(1)
Vendors, retail, or online sellers of candy or other sweets.

(3)
Members who provide carpet and upholstery cleaning for residential, rental, or commercial properties.

(6)
Members who provide catering services either in association with a particular hall or restaurant, or on a roving basis.

(3)
Practitioners of chiropractic services.

(3)
Members or companies who provide these services to others or members who perform these functions within their companies.

(21)
People who provide coaching or consulting as a business (as opposed to coaching/consulting within a company) that is NOT life or business coaching/consulting (these have their own categories).

(2)
Provide coffee for places of business

(1)
Members who provide services that collect an owed business debt.

(1)
A color consultant combines color psychology, current trends, demographic statistics, and color design theories to come up with a successful informed color scheme.

(23)
Members who work for community service organizations, or members who volunteer for community service organizations.

(2)
Members who work for companies that provide computer sales and peripheral computer products (hardware) and support services.

(7)
People who provide add-on services for computers

(3)
Members who have conference centers available for events.

(4)
People who have businesses in some aspect of construction.

(3)
People who sell cosmetics either online, retail, or through network marketing.

(4)
People who provide licensed counseling therapy.

(3)
Lessons in beading, knitting, quilting, etc.

(1)
Supplies for creating items like jewelry, quilts, knitting, etc.

(5)
Completed crafts for sale

D


(1)
Members who provide dance lessons, or work for organizations who do.

(4)
Organizations that provide day spa services such as massage, manicures, relaxation opportunities.

(5)
Individuals and organizations who provide services for those with disabilities or special needs.

(1)
Modify behavior of dogs

E


(4)
Members who provide professional editing services--including copyediting, developmental editing, and proofreading.

(6)
Members who work in a university or college setting.

(6)
Members who provide instructional services, either individually in a formal setting outside of the university or K-12 system.

(2)
Members who work for agencies who help others find jobs or provide career counseling.

(1)
Members who work with horses in some capacity.

(10)
Any aspect of planning and managing aspects of an event.

F


(18)
People who offer any type of financial service outside of accounting, banks/credit unions, insurance agents, attorneys, mortgage lending. Includes advising and planning.

(5)
Those offering mortgage services, both personal (home) and business.

(1)
Members who consult on Feng Shui placement and colors.

(10)
Members who supply, consult, or cater food and beverage.

(4)
Members who supply or consult on business, retail, and home furniture.

G


(3)
Members who provide gifts or gift baskets at a retail location.

(4)
Members who provide gifts and gift baskets as a service from non-retail locations.

(5)
Members who are experts in creating grant requests.

(3)
Professional within the graphics industry who assembles together images, typography, or motion graphics to create a piece of design, or a business that employs graphic artists.

(1)
People who provide gymnastics instruction.

H


(9)
People who provide some form of health support outside the traditional medical community.

(5)
Licensed mental health professionals--psychiatrists, therapists, etc.

(8)
Physical licensed health care providers such as physicians, PAs, etc. Does NOT include mental health providers.

(31)
Providers of nutrition counseling, coaching, and products.

(11)
Providers of facilities, training, and other support to improve a person's physical fitness, including martial arts, yoga, and the like.

(5)
Members who provide, or belong to organizations that provide, physical therapy.

(17)
Members who provide products or services that help with weight management.

(1)
For providers of home based health care, such as long term care, hospice, etc.

(6)
People who have or work for places that provide catering halls, catering, or other hospitality services.

(0)
People who provide house-sitting services.

(2)
Members who support housing associations or individual aide. This category is NOT for Realtors, insurance agents, bankers, etc.

(7)
People who perform or consult on HR functions, including employee benefits.

I


(2)
Members who supply interior design and decor products and services.

(11)
Members who supply auto, home and/or life insurance.

(4)
Provider of Long Term Health Care Insurance

(3)
Providers of Medical Insurance

J


(5)
People who sell jewelry, either through retail stores, network marketing, online, or in person.

(0)
Members who are part of the judicial system.

L


(2)
Members who provide services to maintain vegetation on a property.

(3)
Members who are attorneys, lawyers, or para-legals

(14)
Members who provide life and/or personal coaching to others.

(3)
Members of institutions that provide loans other than mortgages.

(4)
Members who work for or own B&Bs, inns, hotels, etc. that provide a place to sleep.

M


(14)
Members who provide training for business owners and managers in a variety of fields.

(14)
Members who provide marketing consultation/coaching, including branding or members who perform the marketing/business development role for their companies.

(8)
Members who provide massage and other forms of bodywork except chiropractors, acupuncturists, and others in a separate category.

(0)
Members who provide mediation to resolve disputes between two parties.

(1)
Members who provide services to medical, dental, etc. offices to help them manage medical records.

(3)
Members who provide moving services from one place to another, whether residential or commercial.

(0)
Members who provide instruction in voice or musical instruments, such as piano instruction.

N


(2)
Members who produce name badges, desk plates, or any other type of printed identification.

(25)
Includes any type of network or direct marketing (multi-level marketing (MLM)) that includes products and a business oppportunity.

(11)
Members who work with non-profit organizations in some capacity.

O


(5)
Members who provide some type of training (occupational, everyday living, etc.) to those who are challenged in some way or another. Does not include physical therapy.

(6)
Members who provide online retail shopping without any type of membership required. (Not to be used for network, direct or MLM companies unless there is an online retail component.)

(4)
Members who support businesses and organizations to become more streamlined and productive.

P


(8)
Maintain a positive image of a company or public figure.

(1)
A writer who helps someone construct a personal history or memoir.

(5)
Someone who helps provide personnel for open positions or helps others find employment.

(2)
People who provide services for pets, not including veterinary services.

(3)
People who provide or work for companies who provide printing services.

(3)
People who create fine art and custom photography as a business.

(3)
Members who provide branded products for other companies.

(6)
Operation, control, and oversight of real estate, including rental properties.

(2)
People who provide creative support for people who wish to publish printed or electronic matter such as books, pamphlets, etc.

R


(9)
Members who provide support for residential and commercial property sales such as Realtors, appraisers, etc.

(8)
Members who sell products in brick & mortar stores.

(7)
Members who provide facilities and/or planning for retreats.

S


(13)
Members who sell products or services that improve skin health and beauty.

(10)
Members who provide motivational speaking for events and gatherings.

(2)
Members who provide training, coaching, or facilities for sports. May include other aspects of sports.

T


(2)
People involved in the telecommunications industry, including communications systems.

(3)
People involved in theater, movies, or television

(2)
Members who provide title and escrow services for real estate transaction.

(1)
Members involved in the transportation industry including railroads, trucking, freight, etc.

(2)
People who are involved in the travel industry other than food and lodging, e.g. travel agents

V


(5)
Members who have vacation rentals, cabins, etc., including AirBnB lodging.

(0)
Supply and/or stock vending machines

W


(6)
Members who provide website design and development.

(23)
Members who support or are interested in issues affecting women.

Non Profit Organizations - Giving Back

List organizations you belong to or support.

(1)
Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers serve as the “eyes and ears” of the judge, gathering relevant information about the child and the family. They make recommendations to the judge regarding what is in the child’s best interests. A CASA volunteer works to ensure that the child is placed in a safe, permanent, nurturing home as quickly as possible.
Coordinator:

(3)
Missoula County’s history museum, offering visitors a place to wonder, to reminisce, to learn about the county’s history, and how our community’s past makes Missoula what it is today.

(2)
Four-day leadership conference for high school sophomores from around the state with the goal of instilling leadership qualities and the importance of volunteerism in communities. 

(12)
Youth Homes proudly provides displaced youth a sense of belonging and a place to call home...

(1)
Four-day Irish festival to raise money for an Irish Cultural Center in Montana, a family-friendly event.

(29)
YWCA Missoula works to end domestic and sexual violence, provide housing for homeless families and increase leadership for women and girls. www.ywcaofmissoula.org
Coordinator: