Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Man sitting in his home with a senior companion volunteer

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.

Immediate Needs

Immediate Need: Can You Sew Face Masks?

Use your skills to sew face masks for LSS staff and volunteers providing care and services throughout the state. This critical need will help protect against sneezes and coughs and increase our ability to safeguard people we support, employees, volunteers and community.

Statewide

Meals on Wheels Volunteer

Help Meals on Wheels with a variety of opportunities such as portioning hot food, assembling shelf-stable emergency meals and delivering these meals.

Twin Cities Metro

Provide Groceries for Metro Homeless Youth

Donate groceries for Rezek House, Transitional Living Program, Safe House, Life Haven and Streetworks. (Precautions: Both locations have instituted no contact delivery protocols.)

Help with Distributing Food in South Minneapolis

Opportunities vary based on the current most urgent needs.

Northeastern Minnesota

Provide Items for Youth and Families at the Center for Changing Lives - Duluth

Donate items at our Center for Changing Lives in Duluth to support both our residential and community-based program participants.

East Central Minnesota

Help Families in Crisis - St. Cloud Crisis Nursery Phone Line Volunteer

Join our team and volunteer to staff the crisis line for the St. Cloud Crisis Nursery. Calls will be forwarded to your cell phone.

Provide Items for Families in the Brainerd and St. Cloud Area

Donate items to support our Housing Services program participants. LSS Staff plan to assemble basic need bags for families throughout the Brainerd and St. Cloud area.

South Central Minnesota

Mankato Area Crisis Nursery Hotline

Volunteers will answer incoming calls from parents in crisis, and coordinate emergency care for children up to age 12. 

Additional Opportunities

See Additional Opportunities

Take a look at the full list of opportunities to volunteer with LSS. Note that some programs may be changing operations in light of COVID-19, so opportunities on this list may be rapidly changing.