Volunteer Opportunities

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

We are also in need of items to support our services. You can learn more about how to donate items to meet the needs of our neighbors by visiting our in-kind giving opportunities page.

Northeast MN

Duluth Area
Support families experiencing a crisis by providing a safe and temporary place for children age 12 and younger. Must be a licensed provider – child care, foster care or child care center.
Answer calls from parents requesting emergency child care for children age 12 and younger. Volunteers must pass a background check and have a smart phone.

South Central MN

Answer calls from parents requesting emergency child care for children age 12 and younger. Volunteers must pass a background check and have a smart phone.

Southwest MN

Various locations.
We are seeking volunteers to deliver hot, nutritious meals to older adults and individuals with disabilities in our community.
Help ensure young people have a safe, stable living situation and access to supportive resources.

Twin Cities

Wright County
Support families experiencing a crisis by providing a safe and temporary place for children age 12 and younger. Must be a licensed provider – child care, foster care or child care center.
Twin Cities
This role helps collect, organize, and inventory goods donated to LSS Refugee Services.
Twin Cities
Help us get clients and donations where they need to go. Volunteers can sign up for whatever tasks work within their schedule, so availability is flexible.
Life Haven provides short-term transitional housing to teen moms (ages 16-17) and their children who are experiencing homelessness. Providing a healthy and tasty meal is one way you can support these young families.
Safe House is an emergency shelter providing services for youth (ages 16-21) experiencing homelessness. Providing a healthy and tasty meal is one way you can support these young adults.
Answer calls from parents requesting emergency child care for children age 12 and younger. Volunteers must pass a background check and have a smart phone.
Donate groceries and other items at our metro youth shelters and transitional housing program for minor moms and their families.
Twin Cities
This role provides a dedicated time for adult refugees who cannot attend regular ESL classes to practice their English.

Statewide

Various locations available.
We are seeking volunteers to provide support to caregivers and older adult family members.
Various locations available.
Make a lasting difference in the lives of children and youth by providing one-on-one tutoring and mentoring services.
Help LSS Meals on Wheels with a variety of opportunities such as portioning hot food, assembling shelf-stable emergency meals and delivering meals Monday - Friday.
Statewide
Assist refugees resettling in their new home with pick-up and delivery of furniture donations. This role may also involve setting-up the new living space for newly arrived individuals or families.
Various locations available.
We are seeking volunteers to provide companionship to older adults. 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. Tax-free stipends and travel reimbursement are provided to volunteers of this program.
Various locations.
The Voter Outreach Fellow will volunteer and engage in voter outreach, education, and assistance.

Nationwide

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