Current Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

LSS Meals volunteers packaging meals

We are currently seeking volunteers for a variety of services in communities throughout Minnesota.

In light of COVID-19, we are working hard to shift our approach to best meet the needs of our Minnesota neighbors. Take a look below at the opportunities that can make the biggest impact at this time.

We are also in need of items to support our programs. You can learn more about how to donate items to meet these needs on our in-kind opportunities page.

Immediate Needs

Use your skills to sew face masks for LSS staff and volunteers providing care and services throughout the state.
Help Meals on Wheels with a variety of opportunities such as portioning hot food, assembling shelf-stable emergency meals and delivering these meals Monday - Friday.

Central MN

St. Cloud area
Work with families experiencing a crisis by providing a safe and temporary space for children up to age 12.

East Central MN

Help families in crisis by joining our team at the crisis line for the St. Cloud Crisis Nursery.

South Central MN

From home
Answer crisis hotline calls from parents needing emergency out of home placement for children up to age 12.

Southwest MN

Various locations
We are seeking volunteers to deliver hot, nutritious meals to seniors and individuals with disabilities in our community.

Twin Cities

Opportunities vary based on the current most urgent needs.
Wherever you are
Volunteers are needed to prepare dinner for youth staying at Safe House, an emergency shelter for homeless youth ages 16-20.
Donate groceries and other items at our homeless youth shelters and transitional housing program for minor moms and their families.

Statewide

Various locations available
We are seeking volunteers to provide support to caregivers and older adult family members via the telephone or virtual means until it is safe to provide in-home respite due to COVID-19 concerns.
Various locations available
Volunteers within the AmeriCorps program receive a living allowance and education grant while supporting caregivers by virtual means until it is safe to resume in home meetings. Positions are available immediately!
Various locations available
Provide one-on-one tutoring and mentoring to children and youth and make a lasting difference in their lives.
Various locations
Help us feed youth experiencing homelessness by bringing groceries to the Metro Homeless Youth drop-in center. A shopping list will be provided for volunteers.
Various locations available
We are seeking volunteers to provide companionship to older adults via the phone or virtual means until it is safe to resume in-home visiting. This program is open to all age groups and receives a monthly stipend.
Various locations
We are seeking volunteers to provide companionship to older adults via the phone or virtual means until it is safe to resume in-home visiting. Tax free stipends and car allowances are given to members of this program.

Nationwide

Various locations available
Help children recover from disaster and learn resiliency skills at Camp Noah!