Become a Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering. Your generous donation of time and/or talent will help the people in our community. Volunteers share a common objective of providing compassionate services or donations while keeping those in need at the center of everything we do.

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This information was verified as of 11/15/2020.

FOR COVID-19 NEEDS PLEASE VISIT OUR NEWS PAGE AS WE UPDATE DAILY. PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR VOLUNTEER POSTS MAY NOT BE APPLICABLE DURING THIS PANDEMIC.  IT IS ALWAYS BEST TO CONTACT THE NON-PROFIT ORANIZATION DIRECTLY FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE NEEDS DURING THIS TIME.

  • *Westside CIA seeks to promote a respect for all cultural and religious backgrounds. We welcome people and groups of all faith backgrounds to become volunteers, supporters or recipient organizations.

    All Current Opportunities (In order of Posting Date)

      Snow Shovelers Needed: Senior Community Services

      November 30, 2020

      Help a senior stay safe this winter by shoveling or blowing snow! At Senior Community Services, we help seniors stay in their homes by providing assistance with outdoor chores they are unable to do themselves. Seniors are especially at risk for COVID-19 so we need your help to keep seniors safe at home. Ice and snow […] Read More >>

      Christmas Day Meal Serving: Salvation Army Harbor Light Center

      November 24, 2020

      The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center serves more than 600 nutritionally balanced meals to homeless or isolated individuals each day. On Christmas Day, multiple shifts of volunteers will serve during the regular meals, plus the main meal served during lunch. Five volunteers are needed per shift. If you are part of a group, each person […] Read More >>

      Christmas Eve Meal Serving: Salvation Army Harbor Light Center

      November 24, 2020

      The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center serves more than 600 nutritionally balanced meals to homeless or isolated individuals each day. On Christmas Eve, multiple shifts of volunteers will serve during the regular meals, plus the main meal served during lunch. Five volunteers are needed per shift. If you are part of a group, each person […] Read More >>

      Volunteer at Normandale Center

      November 23, 2020

      Volunteer today! Develop new relationships, find purpose and make a difference. The Center offers a variety of engaging opportunities to make a difference in the lives of someone going through life-changing challenges within the community. Our approach to serving seniors and caregivers is relationship-based. Email Cheryl Nickelson for more information Location: 6100 Normandale Road, Edina […] Read More >>

      Holiday Baking (contactless delivery): Mount Olivet Rolling Acres

      November 22, 2020

      Mount Olivet Rolling Acres offers care and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Amongst other services, they operate 34 residential group homes throughout the Twin Cities (including many in the western suburbs). Usually they bring volunteers in to make holiday goodies with the residents, but of course, this year that is not a […] Read More >>

      Salvation Army – Clean & Sanitize facilities

      May 15, 2020

      Here you will find information about applying to be a volunteer. Whether you are looking for a one-time opportunity or something ongoing, read on to learn how you can sign up and do the most good in your community. In order to keep our staff, volunteers and clients safe and healthy, we have increased our cleaning protocols […] Read More >>

      Salvation Army – Help Combat Food Insecurity

      May 15, 2020

      Here you will find information about applying to be a volunteer. Whether you are looking for a one-time opportunity or something ongoing, read on to learn how you can sign up and do the most good in your community.  Our food shelves are seeing increased need from the community due to COVID-19. Volunteers are needed to […] Read More >>

      Orono Sparks

      May 14, 2020

      Please check back soon for opportunities! Location: Orono Community Education, 705 Old Crystal Bay Road North, Long Lake, MN 55356Ages: VariesDate(s): VariesTime(s): VariesContact: gtorney@orono.k12.mn.usWebsite: http://www.Orono.k12.mn.us/ce/adult-programs/orono-sparksTime Commitment: Varies Read More >>

      Stay At Home: MATTER

      May 13, 2020

      MATTER is a global non-profit dedicated to moving people forward by eliminating barriers to health. The MATTERbox healthy food program provides meals for children and families in need in Minnesota and throughout the United States Volunteers are invited to participate in the Stay At Home MATTERbox Challenge and help serve families in our communities experiencing […] Read More >>

      Donations: Sojourner Project

      May 13, 2020

      Currently we have paused all volunteer activities to protect clients, staff, and volunteers.  But there are still ways you can help! We are currently collecting for our annual Holiday Boutique (which will be adapted to reflect social distancing requirements). We are hoping to pass along gift cards to Target and/or Cub to make it possible […] Read More >>

      COVID-19 Food Pantry: Art2Heart

      April 23, 2020

      Food Pantry: feel free to drop off canned goods in our Book Bin and we will distribute to those in need. Location: 95 Hamel Rd., Hamel, MN 55340Ages: Any ageDate(s): May 2020Contact: OurArt2Heart@yahoo.comWebsite: http://www.ourart2heart.orgTime Commitment: Pick your hours Read More >>

      Birthday Fun: Cheerful Givers

      March 4, 2020

      There are several ways you can become a Cheerful Giver. Learn more about the different ways below.  Hold A Birthday Bag Blast A Birthday Bag Blast is a great activity at family gatherings and also supports your community. It makes a great birthday party activity for children or adults while making happiness happen for families […] Read More >>

      Holiday Toy Shoppe: PRISM

      November 12, 2019

      Every kid deserves to enjoy happy holidays. But hundreds of parents in PRISM’s service area struggle to make ends meet. Putting food on the table, keeping the lights on, paying the rent, and providing proper winter clothes are their challenges and priorities. There just isn’t any money left for presents at the holidays. ​In December […] Read More >>

      Individual Volunteer: Missions Inc.

      October 21, 2019

      We have several needs for individuals to help us out: Direct resident support AA/NA facilitators Interpreters Administrative Support Educational or recreational workshops Location: PlymouthAges: 18+ women onlyDate(s): OngoingTime(s): VariesContact: khitchcock@missionsinc.org or 763-559-1883 Website: https://www.missionsinc.org/support-us/volunteerTime Commitment: Depends on the task. Read More >>

      Corporate Volunteering: Hammer

      October 15, 2019

      We enjoy developing opportunities with corporate groups. Engaging with individuals we serve can be a wonderful experience for all. Examples of successful events include bowling parties, craft and game night, and Spring/Fall yard clean-up. To discus corporate options, see the contact information below. Location: 1909 E. Wayzata Blvd.Ages: 18+Date(s): TBDTime(s): TBDContact: cthoma@hammer.orgWebsite: https://hammer.org/get-involved/volunteer-2/Time Commitment: TBD Read More >>

      Special Events Volunteer: Hammer

      October 15, 2019

      Assist with our Annual Meeting, Reach for Ralph, the Family Day Picnic, or other annual special events as planned. Volunteers can assist with set-up, decorations, food preparation, entertainment, clean-up and various other jobs. These are one-time commitments for each event. Volunteers are kept on a list and can say ‘yes’f or ‘no’ to events as […] Read More >>

      Womens Personal Shopper: Project for Pride in Living

      October 5, 2019

      Ready for Success provides lower-income women and men who are working towards self-sufficiency with gently-used and new professional clothing and accessories suitable for job interviews and the workplace. Ready for Success Women’s Program is looking for female volunteers who are interested in working one-on-one with women entering or re-entering the workplace to act as a […] Read More >>

      Mens Personal Shopper: Project for Pride in Living

      October 5, 2019

      Ready for Success provides lower-income women and men working towards self-sufficiency with gently used and new professional clothing and accessories suitable for job interviews and the workplace. Volunteers provide an essential service by assisting our clients in shopping our sites for multiple professional outfits, personal care products, accessories, and more. At Ready for Success, our goal is […] Read More >>

      Computer Lab Volunteer: Project for Pride in Living

      October 5, 2019

      Got computer skills? Help adults with barriers to employment build effective online job-search skills.   PPL’s Career Center offers a computer lab open to the public for career-related activities. Lab Volunteers give 1:1 support to adults learning basic computer skills, offering guidance as they search for employment & educational opportunities online. Location & Schedule: PPL […] Read More >>

      Individual and Group Volunteer Needs: Salvation Army

      October 5, 2019

      Here you will find information about applying to be a volunteer. Whether you are looking for a one-time opportunity or something ongoing, read on to learn how you can sign up and do the most good in your community. https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/twin-cities/volunteer Group Opportunities: Complete a Volunteer ApplicationDonation SortingLandscaping/Gardening/Lawn CareOffice Cleaning/OrganizingPaintingSpecial Programming/EntertainmentFood Distributions Individual Opportunities: Basic Needs / Housing […] Read More >>

      Group Volunteers: PRISM

      October 5, 2019

      Prism is always in need of Group Volunteers to pitch in where needed. Please contact them for their needs. Location: 1220 Zane Ave N, Golden Valley, MN 55422Ages: 15 or older, but can be younger if working with parentsDate(s): VariesTime(s): See belowContact: Nolan Isaacson,  nisaacson@prismmpls.org  or 763-432-4230Website: http://www.prismmpls.org Read More >>

      Food Shelf Back-of-House: PRISM

      October 5, 2019

      The food shelf is the core of PRISM’s programming, and it can only run smoothly with a fantastic team of volunteers. Receive, sort, and stock incoming food, provide housekeeping, and assist with other tasks as needed. There is something for everyone in the food shelf! Location: 1220 Zane Ave N, Golden Valley, MN 55422Ages: 15 […] Read More >>

      Shop for Change Thrift Store – Sorting Room: PRISM

      October 5, 2019

      Interact directly with program participants and the public in the Shop for Change, PRISM’s Thrift Shop. Sorting Room volunteers are responsible for readying stock for the shop, keeping the shop clean and well-stocked, and greeting and assisting donors. Location: 1220 Zane Ave N, Golden Valley, MN 55422Ages: 16 or older, but they can be younger […] Read More >>

      Help Homeless Youth: YouthLink

      October 1, 2019

      YouthLink is a nonprofit in downtown Minneapolis that helps young people between the ages of 16 and 23 on their journeys from homeless to hopeful. We welcome young people of all backgrounds, races, genders, and orientations. We connect youth to a community of resources and help them discover pathways that get them where they want […] Read More >>

      Volunteer Opps: City of Plymouth

      September 30, 2019

      All volunteers interested in a regular, ongoing position or short-term projects are required to complete a volunteer application. Once received, we’ll call you to set up a time to discuss your volunteer interests. If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks, please call 763-509-5230 to make an appointment.  Listed below are some ongoing volunteer opportunities. […] Read More >>

      Tree Planting Events: Tree Trust

      September 30, 2019

      PLEASE CHECK BACK IN SPRING 2021 FOR UPDATED EVENTS  There are several opportunities to plant trees this fall! Please check out our Fall 2019 Volunteer Events page below. Location: 1419 Energy Park Drive, St. Paul, MN 55108 Ages: All ages Date(s): October 19 and 26, 2019 Time(s): Varies Contact: volunteer@treetrust.org Website: http://treetrust.org/fall-2019-volunteer-opportunities/ Time Commitment: Varies Read More >>

      Group Volunteers: Open Arms

      September 24, 2019

      COVID-19 STATEMENT: Like everyone in our community, we too at Open Arms are experiencing the dramatic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. From changing our daily operations to canceling fundraisers to altering our delivery methods, everything is changing. But please rest assured that we are closely following official guidelines (from the CDC and the MN Department of Health) and […] Read More >>

      Marketing/Events Volunteer: Hearts & Hammers

      May 6, 2019

      *** PLEASE CHECK BACK SPRING 2020 FOR UPDATES *** Duties: Website/ Social Media Events/Fundraisers Internships Photography Location: On-SiteAges: 18+Date(s): Spring 2020Time(s): VariesContact: 651-636-0797 or info@heartsandhammers.orghttps://heartsandhammers.org/individual-volunteer-registration-form/Website: https://heartsandhammers.org/Time Commitment: Varies; duration dependent on volunteer availability. Read More >>

      Technical Inspector: Hearts & Hammers

      May 6, 2019

      *** PLEASE CHECK BACK SPRING 2020 FOR UPDATES *** Experience: Construction/construction project management background, college students currently in senior year with construction focus or job related experience. Identify: Roof conditions Paint needs Home surface type Basic exterior needs Provide: Estimate level of project difficulty Overview of technical needs Volunteer safety concerns Power washing notes Location: […] Read More >>

      Home Coordinator: Hearts & Hammers

      May 6, 2019

      *** PLEASE CHECK BACK SPRING 2020 FOR UPDATES *** Duties: Main contact for homeowner & team captains Facilitate scope meetings & goal setting Onsite program day for team support Knowledge regarding Hearts & Hammers process (training provided) Location: On-SiteAges: 18+…Project management/ management in a related field of construction, or previous Hearts & Hammers leadership experience […] Read More >>

      Program Day Logistics Volunteer: Hearts & Hammers

      May 6, 2019

      *** PLEASE CHECK BACK SPRING 2020 FOR UPDATES *** Duties: Debris removal Waste assistance Ladder pickup Warehouse supply return assist Supply replenish to teams Coffee and donut pick up Location: On-SiteAges: 18+Date(s): Spring 2020 Time(s): VariesContact: 651-636-0797 or info@heartsandhammers.orghttps://heartsandhammers.org/individual-volunteer-registration-form/Website: https://heartsandhammers.org/Time Commitment: One day; duration dependent on volunteer availability. Read More >>

      Warehouse Volunteer: Hearts & Hammers

      May 6, 2019

      *** PLEASE CHECK BACK SPRING 2020 FOR UPDATES *** Duties:  Organization  Supply replenish  Inventory in supply, yard tools and paint sections Location: 2599 Fairview Ave N, St Paul, MN 55113 Ages: 12+Date(s): Spring 2020Time(s): VariesContact: 651-636-0797 or info@heartsandhammers.org https://heartsandhammers.org/individual-volunteer-registration-form/ Website: https://heartsandhammers.org/ Time Commitment: Varies; volunteer groups can schedule any time, date, and duration. Read More >>

      Group Volunteer: Missions Inc.

      February 19, 2019

      We have several needs for groups to help out:Adopt-a-Room: Repaint and decorate a bedroom or other area of the shelter. For group of 4-8 in each room. We provide paint; your group provides everything else.Un-Birthday Party: Organize an “Un-Birthday” Party for the children at the shelter. Group sizes 5-9. Your group provides all the supplies.Spa […] Read More >>

      Volunteer Opps: Mount Olivet Rolling Acres

      January 31, 2019

      Mount Olivet Rolling Acres owns and operates 34 residential group homes through out the Twin Cities. We have several volunteer opportunities available: Out on the Town Assistant Sharing in Friendship & Fellowship Make a meal and serve a smile Music Mania Leader Adult Day Service Assistant One time service projects Location: Various Ages: 18 plus […] Read More >>

      North Woods Chapter: National Charity League

      November 18, 2018

      National Charity League, Inc. (NCL) is the nation’s most distinctive, well-respected mother-daughter membership organization and is committed to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences. We are starting a new North Woods chapter that will encompass the school districts of Wayzata, Plymouth, Maple Grove and the northwest Minneapolis area. If you would like to foster […] Read More >>

      Gift Shop Operations and Product Creation: Art 2 Heart

      September 21, 2018

      Art 2 Heart is 100% Volunteer-Operated Just as Jesus fed over 5,000 people with the 5 loaves of bread and 2 fish offered up in faith, volunteers and supporters of Art 2 Heart offer whatever their “loaf” or “fish” may be in terms of time, talent, or treasure — and the Lord faithfully multiplies it […] Read More >>

      Women’s Advocate: Missions Inc.

      May 10, 2018

      Become an advocate for victims of domestic violence. Provide support to staff at Home Free Shelter for battered women and their children. Answer 24 hours crisis line, work one on one with residents, handle various duties. Training is provided. Location: Plymouth Ages: 18+ women only Date(s): Ongoing Time(s): Varies Contact: khitchcock@missionsinc.org or  763-559-1883 Website: https://www.missionsinc.org/support-us/volunteer […] Read More >>

      Volunteer Opportunities: Great River Greening

      April 24, 2018

      Volunteer Opportunities Individuals and families; corporations and businesses; youth and adult groups; environmental and outdoor clubs; community and service organizations; faith-based groups, and college, high school, and middle school students. We only require that children under 12 are accompanied by an adult. We provide all of the equipment and no prior experience is necessary! All […] Read More >>

      Multiple Volunteer Opportunities: IOCP

      March 13, 2018

      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 […] Read More >>

      Home Improvement: Hearts and Hammers

      March 13, 2018

      The mission of Hearts & Hammers –Twin Cities is to provide exterior home improvement assistance for Senior Citizens, Disabled Adults, and Veterans of the United States Armed Forces or their Surviving Spouse so that they may continue living independently. Labor for Program Days is provided by teams of volunteers from Twin Cities-area businesses, professional associations, […] Read More >>

      Fight hunger, youth mentoring, poverty education and senior services: Greater Minneapolis Community Connections

      March 13, 2018

      Greater Minneapolis Community Connections true strength is in our ability to mobilize caring people to make a difference. GMCC serves mothers, fathers, kids and families in the Twin Cities area and throughout greater Minnesota. Our core mission is uniting people of faith, serving people in need. We strive to prevent hunger, provide a positive foundation […] Read More >>

      Event Volunteer: Children’s Hospital Minnesota

      March 13, 2018

      Due to restrictions from COVID-19, Children’s Minnesota is not accepting volunteer applications at this time. This application will be accessible again when restrictions end and we are able to take new applications. Check back with us again in the future! As a volunteer at Children’s Hospital Minnesota, you’ll get to be part of the team […] Read More >>

      Volunteer Opportunties: Hennepin County Library

      March 9, 2018

      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: […] Read More >>

      Volunteer Initiatives: City of Wayzata

      March 5, 2018

      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 […] Read More >>

      Volunteer in store, Foundation office or at our events: Hope Chest

      March 5, 2018

      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 […] Read More >>

      Creating a more humane world for animals: Animal Humane Society

      March 5, 2018

      Our volunteer application process is on hold AHS is currently providing limited services due to COVID-19. As a result, we’re suspending the volunteer application process until further notice. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Learn about our plans for safely resuming services. From in-shelter support to at-home foster care, volunteers support every facet of our work. […] Read More >>

      Support Group Program Volunteer: TreeHouse

      December 14, 2017

      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. […] Read More >>

      Bell Ringing: Salvation Army

      October 25, 2017

      The bell ringing season starts each November and runs through Christmas Eve, when the red kettles are packed away for the season. Volunteers are the difference between an empty kettle and one that raises about $30 per hour – enough to provide a family with two bags of groceries, or shelter an individual for a […] Read More >>

      Wayzata Volunteers

      September 11, 2017

      We need your help in Wayzata: – Public Gardens – Adopt-A-Garden – The Big Woods – Administration – Community Services – Emerald Ash Borer Tree Legacy Census Location: Wayzata, MN Ages: All Ages Date(s): Varies Time(s): Varies Contact: volunteers@wayzata.org Website: https://westsidecia.org Time Commitment: Varies Read More >>

      Enrichment Activity: Crisis Nursery

      May 1, 2017

      Up to three volunteers lead a large muscle movement activity for the children at the Nursery. Activities can include games, sports, music and dance, creative movement, arts & crafts, and more. Let’s do it! If you are able, we would love for you to attend one of our information sessions. If you have previously attended a […] Read More >>

      Individual Volunteer Event: The Food Group

      May 1, 2017

      We have many shifts available for individuals who want to help us fight hunger. These individual volunteers come together and help us pack and sort food at our warehouse in New Hope. Shifts are limited to a maximum of 14 volunteers and the experience allows for physical distancing. Please see below for times and details. […] Read More >>

      Child Care: Crisis Nursery

      May 1, 2017

      Individuals assist our professional child care staff with direct care for the children that stay at the Crisis Nursery. Child care volunteers are required to complete an application, attend a tour/information session, sit for an interview, submit a background check, participate in a four-hour orientation and practice hands-on training before starting. Let’s do it! Attend/sign […] Read More >>

      Physical Food Drive: Every Meal

      April 10, 2017

      Over 300,000 children in the state of Minnesota live in food insecurity and don’t know when they will receive their next meal. The mission of Every Meal is to fight child hunger through community and school partnerships. Every Meal strives to make a difference in children’s lives by focusing on food “gaps” –  times when […] Read More >>

      Adopt-a-Home: Hammer

      March 7, 2017

      Hammer is a non-profit that supports individuals with developmental disabilities. We are looking for individuals and families who like to have fun. Volunteers can host a pizza and movie night, game night, arts and crafts, or a variety of other activities in one of our homes. Volunteers will build a rapport and spend quality time […] Read More >>

      Photographer: Hammer

      February 13, 2017

      Connect with Hammer’s Communication department and those we serve by taking high resolution photos at our special events. Contact: cthoma@hammer.org Location: 1909 E. Wayzata Blvd. Ages: 18+ Date(s): Ongoing Time(s): Ongoing Contact: cthoma@hammer.org Website: https://hammer.org Time Commitment: 1-4 hours monthly Read More >>

      Seamstress/Tailor: Hammer

      February 13, 2017

      Hammer is looking for volunteers who can hem, sew, or fix clothing or material items for the individuals we support. Owning or having access to a sewing machine is greatly beneficial. We request that volunteers pick up the items at our Central Office, then drop them back off when completed. We greatly appreciate volunteers that […] Read More >>

      Direct Service Volunteer: Hammer

      February 13, 2017

      Provide one-on-one companionship to an individual with developmental disabilities. Provide support, guidance, and friendship to an individual who shares similar interests. A chance to give back to your community while having fun at the same time! Meet with the individual you are matched with about once a month or more frequently if time allows. The […] Read More >>

      Park Volunteer: Three Rivers Park District

      May 10, 2016

      PLEASE CHECK BACK IN SPRING 2021 FOR UPDATED VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Put your talent, passion, and energy to use in the parks! Three Rivers offers ongoing and short-term ways to volunteer as individuals or groups. Get Involved Now: http://www.threeriversparks.org/volunteer Events and Races: Autumn Woods Classic Race, Halloween events, Nordic Ski Opener, Candy Cane Hunt. Programs: Nature, farm, […] Read More >>

      Help fix Bikes: Free Bikes 4 Kidz

      May 6, 2016

      We have had quite a year! Because of the generosity of our community and Allina Health’s Collection Day events throughout the region, FB4K MN will collect the most bikes that we’ve ever collected in a year. Another first, we will be giving away MOST of these bikes in 2021 at outdoor events in the spring […] Read More >>

      Events: Gigi’s Playhouse

      September 14, 2015

      If interested in helping with events at GiGi’s Playhouse Twin Cities please contact the playhouse at 952-926-3660 or email twincities@gigisplayhouse.org Location: 4740 Park Glen Road, St. Louis Park, MN 55416 Ages: Varies Date(s): Varies Time(s): Varies Contact: 952-926-3660 Website: https://gigisplayhouse.org/twincities/ Time Commitment: Varies Read More >>

      Programs: Gigi’s Playhouse

      September 14, 2015

      Programs Program Leader:  The Program Leader plays an integral role within GiGi’s Playhouse Programs – to facilitate skill development activities and connect with families.  It is preferred that the Program Leader has advanced education and/or training in developmental therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, behavioral therapy, social work, special education, speech-language therapy, music, dance, art or […] Read More >>

      Administrative Tasks: Gigi’s Playhouse

      September 14, 2015

      Administrative/General Computer/Tech/Media: Hook up the copier/printer, come in as needed for computer assistance, and organize/label wii and x-box games/set up informational slide show on television. Handyman: touch up painting, fix broken toys, fix trim around stage, replace smoke detectors, etc. Marketing/PR: contacting media for events, help write press releases, create flyers and brochures for GiGi’s Playhouse Twin Cities. Writers: for […] Read More >>

      Volunteer Gardener: The Donation Garden

      June 18, 2015

      PLEASE CHECK BACK IN SPRING 2021 FOR UPDATED VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES The Donation Garden has planted, harvested and delivered fresh, healthy produce to local food shelves since 2011. The Donation Garden is a 501(c)3 non-profit. 100% of the produce grown is donated to those in need.The Garden is funded only by generous in-kind donations. Volunteers donate their […] Read More >>

      Mentoring, Homework Help, Food Pick-ups and more: Mobile Hope

      June 10, 2015

      We have over 200 mobile homes in this park, and just recently opened a new community center for our residents.  The new community center has a computer lab, exercise room, game room and meeting areas.  We are looking for volunteers: Homework Help / Tutors – Teachers and volunteers are needed to assist students with homework and/or tutor them […] Read More >>

      Save Coats: Coated in Love

      November 21, 2014

      We are looking for NEW heavy winter coats, new hats and new mittens for kids age newborn – 18 years old.  The winter gear is distributed annually at Mary’s Place, a transitional shelter in a Minneapolis. A “pop up” store is set up for the kids to choose the style, color and size that they want! […] Read More >>

      Host a Birthday Party: Cheerful Givers

      October 30, 2014

      Cheerful Givers is excited to offer you the opportunity to host your next birthday (or event) at our headquarters. We have three packages you can choose from, basic, plus and ultimate. With each birthday package your group will be given all the materials they need to assemble gift bags for less fortunate children. Participants can […] Read More >>

      Cook For Kids: Crisis Nursery

      October 29, 2014

      There are three ways you can participate: Shopper – No payment to the Nursery. Your group purchases and brings your own groceries, making a recipe of your choice based on our meal grid. Chef – $100 – Keep it simple – we find a fun recipe and provide the food. All you need to do is arrive at the […] Read More >>

      Creative Snack: Crisis Nursery

      October 29, 2014

      There are three ways you can participate: Shopper – No payment to the Nursery. Your group purchases and brings your own groceries, making a recipe of your choice. Chef – $50 – Keep it simple – we find a fun recipe and provide the food. All you need to do is arrive at the scheduled time and […] Read More >>

      Host a Birthday Bag Blitz: Cheerful Givers

      January 28, 2013

      Cheerful Givers helps families by helping to provide toy-filled birthday gift bags to food shelves and shelters so that parents living in poverty can give their child a birthday gift. This simple gesture boosts self-esteem, enhances self-worth, and strengthens bonds in families. Your family or group will assemble birthday bags with new toys for children […] Read More >>

      Meals for Teens: TreeHouse

      January 21, 2013

      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. […] Read More >>

      Community Development Team Member: TreeHouse

      January 21, 2013

      The TreeHouse Community Volunteer Program focuses on fulfilling the needs of TreeHouse in the communities we serve while providing meaningful engagement opportunities for the volunteers themselves.  The TreeHouse Community Volunteer Program seeks to create the best overall experience for the volunteer through adequate preparation, resources, support and infrastructure that will in return make the greatest […] Read More >>

      TH Next Coaching: TreeHouse

      January 21, 2013

      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. […] Read More >>

      Connect Program Volunteer: TreeHouse

      January 20, 2013

      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. […] Read More >>

      Helping Seniors with Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Clare Bridge

      December 6, 2012

      Quality Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Community in Plymouth, Minnesota Clare Bridge of Plymouth located in Plymouth, Minnesota provides Alzheimer’s and dementia care for seniors and offers the promise of Daily Moments of Success. Clare Bridge is a Brookdale Senior Living community dedicated to serving the special care needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other […] Read More >>

      Events Volunteer: TreeHouse

      December 3, 2012

      The TreeHouse Community Volunteer Program focuses on fulfilling the needs of TreeHouse in the communities we serve while providing meaningful engagement opportunities for the volunteers themselves.  The TreeHouse Community Volunteer Program seeks to create the best overall experience for the volunteer through adequate preparation, resources, support and infrastructure that will in return make the greatest […] Read More >>

      Cook and Deliver Meals to people in our community with life-threatening illnesses: Open Arms

      November 29, 2012

      With Open Arms, we nourish body, mind and soul. It’s a simple notion: people who are sick should not be without food. Yet it happens every day that people in our community with life-threatening illnesses find themselves unable to shop or cook — and, often, without the support network to help.  That’s where we come […] Read More >>

      Master Water Stewards: Freshwater Society

      October 26, 2012

      We are now accepting applications for the next class of Master Water Stewards! Since Freshwater developed the Master Water Stewards program in 2013, 277 Stewards have been certified and are volunteering their time for watershed districts, cities, and environmental groups; participating on city and local government boards; influencing policy; and improving the health of our […] Read More >>

      Volunteer Host Home: Suburban Host Home

      October 16, 2012

      The Suburban Host Home Program uses a successful, cost effective housing model to provide homeless youth with safe, stable and supportive suburban host homes where youth can sincerely focus on improving their lives. It’s estimated that 2,500 youth between the ages of 12 and 21 are homeless each night in the state of Minnesota including […] Read More >>

      Mentor a Child: Kinship

      September 24, 2012

      Greater Minneapolis Community Connections matches volunteer mentor families, couples, & individuals with children ages 5-16 in need of additional positive role models for fun and enriching weekly activities. We are based in Dakota County and are celebrating our 40th year of serving families in Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Farmington, Lakeville & Rosemount though our mentors […] Read More >>

      Volunteers needed to pray for children/schools: Moms in Prayer International

      September 19, 2012

      Moms in Prayer International (formerly Moms in Touch) is a Christian ministry encouraging women throughout the world to pray for children and schools. Groups meet to pray scripturally and specifically for one hour, usually weekly, through the Four Steps of Prayer. Resources on the website www.MomsInPrayer.org offers prayer sheets to help the group leader. Location: […] Read More >>

      Shop for Change Thrift Store – Front end: PRISM

      September 19, 2012

      Interact directly with program participants and the public in the Shop for Change, PRISM’s Thrift Shop. In addition to assisting customers, you will be helping with displays, keeping the store neat and tidy, and checking-out customers. These positions are great for outgoing, friendly, and energetic volunteers.  *Must be trained on cash registers Location: 1220 Zane […] Read More >>

      Food Shelf Front-of-House: PRISM

      September 19, 2012

      The food shelf is the core of PRISM’s programming, and it can only run smoothly with a fantastic team of volunteers. Welcome participants to the Marketplace food shelf, give guidance as needed, provide check-out services when participants have finished shopping and maintain clean and organized marketplace.  There is something for everyone in the food shelf! […] Read More >>

      Front Desk: PRISM

      September 19, 2012

      PRISM is looking for enthusiastic people to be the first point of contact at our front desk/reception area. If you have a friendly disposition and like face to face client contact while staffing the reception area, you would be a great asset to our team. Location: 1220 Zane Ave N, Golden Valley, MN 55422 Ages: […] Read More >>

      Volunteers needed to assist military families: Plymouth Beyond the Yellow Ribbon

      September 15, 2012

      Plymouth Beyond the Yellow Ribbon (PBYR) is a network of community volunteers who stand ready to help military service members and their families on an as-needed basis.  As a PBYR volunteer, you will share your time, talent and expertise to meet requests for service — and ease the burden of military families, many of whom […] Read More >>