Ages 12 and under

YARD CLEANUP

Come help Senior Community Services HOME Program provide Outdoor Yard Clean-up for seniors in Hennepin County. Our volunteers help seniors stay in their homes by providing help with outdoor chores they are unable to do themselves. It’s a great way to volunteer AND get outside! Shifts are flexible, we ask for a minimum of 2-3 hours. You choose the date and time. We welcome groups of all ages (7 and up with an adult). It’s a great way to volunteer with your family, faith community, or corporate work team. 

If you are looking for an excuse to get outside and do good, join us! We are looking for volunteers throughout  the summer and fall.

HOME Program serves age 60+: Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Deephaven, Eden Prairie, Edina, Excelsior, Golden Valley, Greenwood, Hopkins, Long Lake, Maple Grove, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Minnetonka Beach, Mound, New Hope, Orono, Osseo, Plymouth, Richfield, Robbinsdale, Shorewood, Spring Park, St. Louis Park, Tonka Bay, Wayzata, and Woodland.

Location: 29 Hennepin County Communities
Ages: age 7+
Date(s): Flexible, choose schedule that works best for you!
Time(s): Daytime, flexible
Contact: Cat at 952-767-7894, c.beringer@seniorcommunity.org or scsvolunteer@seniorcommunity.org
Website: http://seniorcommunity.org
Time Commitment: 1-2 hours per time (depending on the size of the yard), must commit to the season

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Help with children’s carnival games and activities.

Location: Hilde Performance Center
Ages: All
Date(s): Thursday, Aug. 2
Time(s): 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Contact: Jackie Maas; jmaas@plymouthmn.gov
Time Commitment: varies

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GET INSPIRED WITH THE POSSIBILITIES & WE’LL HELP YOU FIND YOUR ROLE!

There’s nothing quite like the magic of volunteering alongside friends, family members or co-workers. Interfaith Outreach has year-round opportunities for individuals, high school students, families, civic groups, corporations, faith communities and friends to make a lasting impact together. We also have opportunities for you to do on your own at a time and place convenient for you. We can help you find ways to volunteer and stay true to your goals and values through a wide variety of needs: Resale Select, Food Shelf, Youth & Education, Transportation/Rides, and Family Support Services. 

Visit our website often for volunteer opportunities or find a current listing here: 
Summer 2018 Volunteer Opportunities.

Location: 1605 County Road 101 N, Plymouth, MN 55447
Ages: Any age
Date(s): Varies
Time(s): Varies
Contact: Najmo Yusuf @ nyusuf@iocp.org or 763-489-7505
Website: https://www.iocp.org/volunteer/
Time Commitment: Varies

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Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches true strength is in our ability to mobilize caring people to make a difference.  Please consider volunteering your time to the Paint-A-Thon by contacting paintathon@gmcc.org.

Metro Paint-A-Thon coordinates groups and individual volunteers to paint the homes of low-income seniors and the physically disabled. By generously donating their time and talents, volunteers allow homeowners to continue living independently, benefiting not only the homeowner, but the neighborhood and the community. We’d love to have you join us! 

Location: 1100 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Ages: All, but if under age 16, you will need adult supervision
Date(s): varies
Time(s): 8AM – afternoon
Contact: Megan Young at myoung@gmcc.org or 612-276-1548
Website: www.metropaintathon.org
Time Commitment: varies

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Support your library’s daily operations, programs and services.

FOR ADULTS (ages 20+)…

How to apply:
*Check out the current volunteer opportunities.
*Complete a volunteer application.
*View the online orientation.
*Schedule an interview.  

Web usability sessions
Volunteers needed to participate in usability sessions to help improve the library website.

FOR TEENS (ages 12-19)…

How to apply:
*Check with your local Hennepin County library about volunteer opportunities for teens.
*If there are volunteer openings, complete the teen volunteer application (PDF) and bring it to the library.
*A library staff member will contact you. 

Omnitheater Tickets
Library volunteers who have worked hours can receive up to two free tickets to the Omnitheater at the Science Museum as well as free admission to the museum.

Location: 15700 36th Ave N., Plymouth, MN 55446
Ages: 12+
Date(s): varies
Time(s): varies
Contact: 612-543-8633
Website: https://www.hclib.org/about/support
Time Commitment: varies

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Set up a day and time to participate in a volunteer event with only people you know! We typically only schedule these events to take place during business hours (9am-4pm).

Location: 2723 Patton Road, Roseville, MN 55113
Ages: All ages
Date(s): Varies
Time(s): Varies
Website: https://www.thesheridanstory.org/get-involved/private-volunteer-events/
Time Commitment: Varies

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Help fight child hunger by packing bags with our five food categories! This fast two-hour volunteer shift will leave you feeling like you made a big impact on your local community.

Location: 2723 Patton Road, Roseville, MN 55113
Ages: All ages
Date(s): Varies
Time(s): Varies
Contact: Jonathan Turner – jturner@thesheridanstory.com
Website: https://www.thesheridanstory.org/get-involved/host-a-food-drive/
Time Commitment: Varies

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JOB SUMMARY

The Health Educator Intern is responsible for planning and presenting educational presentations to schools and community groups. The intern will use evidence-informed curriculum and appropriate strategies and methods that support young people in making healthy and well-informed decisions. Topics the Health Educator Intern will be presenting include, but are not limited to: abstinence, contraception, safer sex, healthy relationships, intimacy and consent, sexually transmitted infections, sexual decision making, stress management, and puberty.

We would love help putting up clinic flyers at local community sites, like libraries, coffee shops, community centers, etc. 

Location: 15 8th Avenue South, Hopkins, MN 55343
Ages: Varies
Date(s): Varies
Time(s): Varies
Contact: Kelseys@myhealthmn.org
Website: http://www.myhealthmn.org
Time Commitment: Varies

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Please join us in helping our City and building community spirit. There are many volunteer opportunities to fit flexible schedules. Use the Volunteer Form to express your interest or provide comments about our program or send an email to the program coordinators. The following volunteer initiatives are available:

Big Woods Initiative
Gardens Initiative
Public Works Administrative Initiative
Senior Initiative

Volunteers are needed to help with the facilitation of on-going activities and to brainstorm additional programs. Volunteers are needed as drivers to various events, mostly in the community.

Location: Varies
Ages: Varies
Date(s): Varies
Time(s): Varies
Contact: volunteers@wayzata.org
Website: http://www.wayzata.org/FormCenter/Events-4/Volunteer-Program-Application-44
Time Commitment: Varies

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Hope Chest for Breast Cancer relies on volunteer support for our Resale Shops, Foundation Office, and events.  Join us to help further our mission to provide the quickest access to help for the most urgent daily needs of local breast cancer patients and their families, including housing, transportation, utilities, food and child care. There are a wide variety of opportunities to fit every schedule and skill set. Whether it be once this year or once a week, we’d love to have you!

Location: 3850 Shoreline Dr. S., Orono, MN 55391
Ages: Varies
Date(s): Varies
Time(s): Varies
Contact: foundation@hopechest.com
Website: http://www.HopeChest.com
Time Commitment: one time or recurring opportunities available

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