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.

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.

East Central MN

Donate items to support our Housing Services program participants.

Northeast 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.

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

125 E. Liberty St., Mankato, MN 56001
Help ensure young people have a safe, stable living situation and the opportunity to contribute.

Twin Cities

Life Haven provides short term transitional housing to teen moms (ages 16-17) who are experiencing homelessness and their children. We are looking for support with meals.
Safe House is LSS emergency shelter providing services for youth (ages 16-21) experiencing homelessness. We're looking for support with dinners that can feed hungry 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.
Prepare food that is distributed for use at congregate feeding sites and schools.
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.
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.
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.
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. Tax free stipends and travel reimbursement are given to members of this program.

Nationwide

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