** Please check back for more details Spring 2019 **

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

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 or 612-276-1548
Time Commitment: varies


TreeHouse, Inc. is a Christian-based nonprofit organization whose purpose is to bring hope to hurting youth and families, leading to life transformation. TreeHouse provides a safe place for at-risk youth who are experiencing difficulties at home, in school or in their communities to strive and grow by combining long-term caring relationships with year-round balanced programs.

We currently have 8 locations where we serve teens from the surrounding communities: Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Chaska, Mahtomedi, Minnetonka, New Hope, Plymouth, St. Louis Park. We also need volunteers at our main office in Edina.

TH Next Coaching
TH Next Coaching is a one-to-one coaching opportunity to help students develop an educational or vocational path for the future. Services include (but are not limited to assisting with):

  • ACT preparation
  • Essay writing
  • College applications
  • Financial aid consulting
  • Resume/interview preparation
  • Guidance in their transition after high school

Location: Peace Lutheran Church – 3695 Cty. Rd. 101 N., Plymouth, MN 55446
Ages: 18+
Date(s): Varies
Time(s): on-going
Contact: or 952-238-1010
Time Commitment: 2-4 hours per month