Seniors

Musicians: Meridian Manor Senior Living in Wayzata is looking for adult musicians to volunteer their talents with our residents in 2018 on Fridays from 3:30pm to 4:30pm.  Please contact Lori Nugent at nugentlori@meridianmanorliving.org for more information. 

Location: 163 West Wayzata Blvd, Wayzata, MN 55391
Ages: 18+
Date(s): Fridays
Time(s): 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Contact: Lori Nugent, 952-473-3200, nugentlori@meridianmanorliving.org
Website: http://meridianmanorlcs.com/
Time Commitment: 1 hour/week

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Seeking Volunteers at the Colony a Senior Living community in Eden Prairie. 1:1 visiting, music, assist with manicures, games. Families volunteering together encouraged! 

Location: 6100 Normandale Road, Edina MN 55436
Ages: 8+
Date(s): varies
Time(s): varies
Contact:  jmonroe@normandalecenter.org or 952-929-1698
Website: http://www.normandalecenter.org

Time Commitment: varies

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Pet Therapy:  Meridian Manor Senior Living in Wayzata is looking for Pet Therapy Volunteers.  Do you have a dog who is good with people?  We would love to have you visit with our seniors.  Contact Lori Nugent at nugentlori@meridianmanorliving.org for more information.  Note: We will need records of the dog’s current vaccinations.  Since we are health care community, the owner will need to follow state the background screenings and fingerprinting processes.

Location: 163 West Wayzata Blvd, Wayzata, MN 55391
Ages: 18+
Date(s): Varies
Time(s): Daytime hours
Contact: Lori Nugent, 952-473-3200, nugentlori@meridianmanorliving.org
Website: http://meridianmanorlcs.com/
Time Commitment: Varies

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CLEAN THE HOUSE

Help an elderly Minneapolis & Suburban Hennepin County resident maintain a clean home. Visit twice per month to vacuum, dust, mop, sweep, clean the bathroom, and help with laundry. Perfect for individuals, teams, and families (kids age 12 or older when supervised by an adult). The resident will offer a happy smile and provide the supplies. Six month minimum commitment.

Exact location TBD in Minneapolis & Hennepin County Suburbs, depends upon where the senior citizen resides. One-time opportunities are also available both indoors and outdoors. Please contact Jeanne the HOME Program, Volunteer Coordinator at scsvolunteer@seniorcommunity.org or call 952-767-7894 for more information. Our website is http://seniorcommunity.org  Thank you!

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 12+
Date(s): Flexible
Time(s): Daytime, flexible
Contact: Jeanne Tramel Rasmussen at (952)767-7894 or scsvolunteer@seniorcommunity.org
Website: http://seniorcommunity.org
Time Commitment: 2+ hours per time/6 month minimum requirement

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MOW THE GRASS

Rev up your lawnmower and chop down a grateful senior citizen’s lawn. Adopt the yard of an elderly resident of Minneapolis or Suburban Hennepin County during the summer. Choose your own schedule, mow every other week or so depending upon weather conditions. Work with a partner and you can take turns mowing. Family teams welcome, youth must be age 7 or older and supervised by an adult. The resident will provide an appreciative smile.

Exact location TBD in Minneapolis & Hennepin County Suburbs, depends upon where the senior citizen resides. One-time unpaid volunteer opportunities are also available both indoors and outdoors. Please contact Jeanne the HOME Program, Volunteer Coordinator at scsvolunteer@seniorcommunity.org or call 952-767-7894 for more information. Our website is www.seniorcommunity.org  Thank you!

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
Time(s): Daytime, flexible
Contact: Jeanne Tramel Rasmussen at (952)767-7894 or scsvolunteer@seniorcommunity.org
Website: http://seniorcommunity.org
Time Commitment: 2+ hours per time

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WALK WITH A PURPOSE

Get some great exercise while helping to inform elders in Minneapolis & Hennepin County Suburbs about the HOME Program. Post at businesses or drop off flyers door-to-door during daylight hours, weekdays or weekends, on your own schedule. HOME will provide the map, supplies, and directions. No sales.

Work with a partner or small group, youth over age 12 permitted with an adult. Ongoing unpaid volunteer opportunities are also available both indoors and outdoors. Please contact Jeanne the HOME Program, Volunteer Coordinator at scsvolunteer@seniorcommunity.org or call 952-767-7894 for more information. Our website is www.seniorcommunity.org  Thank you!

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 12+
Date(s): Flexible
Time(s): Daytime, flexible
Contact: Jeanne Tramel Rasmussen at (952)767-7894 or scsvolunteer@seniorcommunity.org
Website: http://seniorcommunity.org
Time Commitment: 2+ hours per time

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PAINT IT PRETTY

Beautify a senior citizen’s home with a fresh coat of paint, indoor or outdoor. Assist with scraping, priming, and painting. Minneapolis & suburban Hennepin County homeowner will provide paint, supplies, and grateful smile. Work in any size group, kids must be over age 12. The resident will offer a happy smile.

Exact location TBD in Minneapolis & Hennepin County suburbs, depends upon where the senior citizen resides. Ongoing unpaid volunteer opportunities are also available both indoors and outdoors. Please contact Jeanne the HOME Program, Volunteer Coordinator at scsvolunteer@seniorcommunity.org or call 952-767-7894 for more information. Our website is www.seniorcommunity.org  Thank you!

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 12+
Date(s): Flexible
Time(s): Daytime, flexible
Contact: Jeanne Tramel Rasmussen at (952)767-7894 or scsvolunteer@seniorcommunity.org
Website: http://seniorcommunity.org
Time Commitment: 2+ hours per time

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  • RAKE THE LEAVES

    Improve your health while helping a senior citizen in Minneapolis & Suburban Hennepin County remain independent in their home! You choose the date and time. Perfect for individuals, groups (small to large), and families (kids age 7 or older and supervised by an adult). Seasonal: starting mid –April for spring and mid-October for fall (depending upon the weather). This is a one-time or more, fun, flexible activity that can be done for 2+ hours, weekdays or weekends. The resident will offer a grateful smile.

    Exact location TBD in Minneapolis & Hennepin County Suburbs, depends upon where the senior citizen resides. Ongoing unpaid volunteer opportunities are also available both indoors and outdoors. Please contact Jeanne the HOME Program, Volunteer Coordinator at scsvolunteer@seniorcommunity.org or call 952-767-7894 for more information. Our website is www.seniorcommunity.org  Thank you!

    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
    Time(s): Daytime, flexible
    Contact: Jeanne Tramel Rasmussen at (952)767-7894 or scsvolunteer@seniorcommunity.org
    Website: http://seniorcommunity.org
    Time Commitment: 2+ hours per time

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  • GROW THE GARDEN

    Enjoy the great outdoors and get your hands dirty! Seniors in Minneapolis & Suburban Hennepin County need your help to maintain their flower garden or vegetable patch. Help make someone’s Grandma or Grandpa proud of their yard. Assist one-time or adopt a garden for the season until it freezes. Work with a partner and you can take turns gardening. Family teams welcome, youth must be age 7 or older and supervised by an adult. The resident will offer a happy smile.

    Exact location TBD in Minneapolis & Hennepin County Suburbs, depends upon where the senior citizen resides. One-time unpaid volunteer opportunities are also available both indoors and outdoors. Please contact Jeanne the HOME Program, Volunteer Coordinator at scsvolunteer@seniorcommunity.org or call 952-767-7894 for more information. Our website is www.seniorcommunity.org  Thank you!

    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
    Time(s): Daytime, flexible
    Contact: Jeanne Tramel Rasmussen at (952)767-7894 or scsvolunteer@seniorcommunity.org
    Website: http://seniorcommunity.org
    Time Commitment: 2+ hours per time

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FIX IT – HANDYPERSON

Help an elderly Minneapolis & Suburban Hennepin County resident stay in their home. Assist with MINOR REPAIRS to make certain that their home is safe, like plumbing and electrical. Individuals and teams welcome (over the age of 18).  If a senior needs minor repairs, they should call 952-746-4046 to register.

NOTE: Requires background check, six-month commitment.

The Household & Outside Maintenance (HOME) Program of Senior Community Services. The HOME Program provides affordable home maintenance and chore services to help seniors age 60+ continue to live independently in their own homes in 29 communities.

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 18+
Date(s): Flexible
Time(s): Daytime, flexible
Contact: Jeanne Tramel Rasmussen at (952)767-7894 or scsvolunteer@seniorcommunity.org
Website: http://seniorcommunity.org
Time Commitment: 2+ hours per time

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