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  • Volunteer Opportunities in the Twin Cities Metro Area


    Thank you for your interest in volunteering. 

    There are many ways to get involved!

    Current Volunteer Opportunities

    We are currently seeking volunteers to make a one-time or on-going commitment for a variety of programs and services.in the Twin Cities Metro Area.

  • Volunteer with services that benefit children, youth and families
  • Training and Education Center Assistants

    Minneapolis
    On-going Commitment:   4 hours per week
    Assist the trainer and participants during job skills courses.

    Childcare Provider During Parent Support Group

    South Minneapolis
    On-going Commitment:   4 hours per week for at least 6 months
    Help kids have fun, feel safe and spend time with caring adults.

    Like to shop? Fill our fridge!

    Various locations
    On-going Commitment:   Flexible
    Fill our Fridge! Help make sure the youth we serve leave our drop-in center and shelter with full bellies and lunch for the day.

    Make A Meal

    Wherever you are!
    On-going Commitment:   Flexible
    Volunteers are needed to prepare dinner for youth staying at Safe House, an emergency shelter for homeless youth ages 16-20.

    Korean Translator

    Wherever you are!
    On-going Commitment:   Flexible remote hours per week for at least 4-6 months
    Assist our International Post Adoption team by translating letters, emails, and reports.

    Childcare Volunteer

    Saint Paul
    On-going Commitment:   2 hours per week
    Allow the homeless mothers to attend their Independent Living Skills meetings by providing childcare for the children living at LifeHaven.

    Program Evaluator

    Center for Changing Lives South Minneapolis
    On-going Commitment:   4-5 hours per week
    Families in Safe Hands program evaluators will initiate phone and email contact with parents and kinship caregivers to conduct evaluations.

    Diaper Donation Drive

    South Minneapolis Center for Changing Lives
    On-going Commitment:   Flexible
    Diapers are a critical need for families!

    Family Mentor

    South Minneapolis
    On-going Commitment:   1-4 hours per week for at least 6 months
    Be a mentor for heads of household participating in LSS transitional housing program.

    Front Office Support

    Minneapolis
    On-going Commitment:   3 hours every other Thursday; 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Support busy front office for Behavioral Health therapists,

    International Adoption Internship

    Saint Paul, MN
    Internship Commitment:   12 hours per week for at least 3 months
    Assist our International Adoption team to gain experience, learn about international program processes, and support adoption.

    Post Adoption, Education & Children's Program Internship

    Internship Commitment:   16-24 hours per week for at least 6 months
    Gain experience working with children and designing educational lessons, plus support the adoptive community with essential post adoption work.

    Financial Services Employment Assistant

    Saint Paul, Eastside
    On-going Commitment:   Flexible
    Build relationships with employers.

    Eastside Financial Services Customer Support

    Saint Paul Eastside Neighborhood
    On-going Commitment:   4 hours per week for at least 3 months
    Provide professional customer service and resources to guests of the Eastside Financial Services Center.

  • Camp Noah 2018 - Nationwide Volunteers Needed

    Various Locations

    On-going Commitment: 1 week
    Help children recover from disaster and learn resiliency skills at Camp Noah! 

    Service/Mission Trip

    Various Locations

    On-going Commitment: 1 week
    Reach out to those impacted by disaster by providing a fun day camp experience for children!

  • Cafe Food Service

    Minneapolis
    On-going Commitment:   Flexible
    Help prepare and serve delicious and nutritious meals in the cafe at the Center for Changing Lives.

    Community Bridge Food Pantry

    South Minneapolis
    One-Time Commitment:   3-4 hours
    Help prepare and serve breakfast before assisting with the Food Pantry

    Host a Wednesdays Together Community Dinner

    South Minneapolis Center for Changing Lives
    One-Time Commitment:   4-5 hours
    Your group is invited to host a community dinner.

  • Make School Supply Kits

    Wherever you are!
    On-going Commitment:   Flexible
    Make School Supply Kits as a group! Get together and assemble kits filled with essential items for kids starting a new school year.

    Make Welcome Kits

    Twin Cities Metro Area, St. Cloud Area
    On-going Commitment:   Flexible
    Make Welcome Kits as a group! Get together and assemble kits filled with essential items.

    Foster Grandparent

    Various locations
    On-going Commitment:   Minimum of 15 hours per week
    Provide one-on-one tutoring and mentoring to children and youth and make a lasting difference in their lives

  • Volunteer with services that benefit older adults
  • Guardianship Volunteers

    Various locations
    On-going Commitment:   Flexible
    Visit and build relationships with individuals in need of Guardianship services.

    Neighbor to Neighbor Companions

    Various locations
    One-Time Commitment:   Weekly visits for at least six months
    Provide visits to help seniors remain living independently in their own homes.

    Caregiver Support and Respite Care Provider

    Various locations
    On-going Commitment:   2-4 hours per week for at least 6 months
    Assist families and caregivers who provide care for ill or elderly family members.

    Senior Companion

    Various locations
    On-going Commitment:   10+ hours per week
    Provide friendly visits to help seniors remain living independently in their own homes.

  • Volunteer with services that benefit people with disabilities
  • Be a Buddy to a Person with a Disability

    Wherever you are!
    On-going Commitment:   Weekly preferred - twice monthly OK
    Enjoy activities in the community with a new friend who loves doing anything and everthing!

  • Be a "buddy" to someone who has a disability

    Various locations
    On-going Commitment:   Flexible
    Reach out to people with disabilities by becoming a buddy!