Ways to Volunteer

Volunteer with LSS

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Join LSS in making a difference in your community by sharing your time and talents!

LSS' nearly 8,000 volunteers help expand the reach of our services, which touch the lives of 1 in 63 Minnesotans each year. As neighbors helping neighbors, LSS volunteers play a vital role in advancing our mission to inspire hope, change lives and build community. 


Volunteer Opportunities

At LSS, there are many meaningful ways to share your time. Volunteer opportunities vary by geographic area, type of services and time commitment. Find the perfect match for your interests and skills by searching our current opportunities.

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Learn + Serve + Give Events

Serve and support your neighbors in partnership with LLS through a Learn + Serve + Give event! These dynamic events provide groups of all sizes with the opportunity to learn about a societal issue impacting our neighbors, serve through a hands-on project, and give via volunteerism, in-kind donations or financial support. Learn more here.

Learn + Serve + Give events can be held virtually or in-person at a site of your choosing. For more information or to schedule a Learn + Serve + Give event for your group, contact us by completing this form or contacting LSS Volunteer Services at 651.696.2259 or volunteers@lssmn.org.


Other Ways to Get Involved

Host a Donation Drive.

Many LSS services provide necessities to the individuals and families we serve. You can help provide commonly needed items by hosting a donation drive or collecting in-kind items for LSS services. Learn more here.

Participate in God’s Work. Our Hands. 

In partnership with ELCA congregations across the state, LSS is proud to offer a number of service projects that can be completed as part of the “God’s Work. Our Hands.” campaign each fall. Learn more here.

Engage with LSS’ Advocacy Office.

The LSS Advocacy Office engages employees, supporters, and the people we support in advocacy by promoting civic engagement, building relationships with policymakers, and advocating at the state and federal levels in support of LSS’ mission and public policy priorities. Learn more here.


Make a financial gift to LSS.

When you give to LSS, you support services that inspire hope, change lives and build community for more than 91,000 Minnesotans annually.