Volunteer Opportunities Supporting Health
Palliative Care Visitor
Assist Catholic Eldercare with their Palliative Care Initiative. After training, volunteers serve as visitors to support the best quality of life for residents regardless of the stage of disease or need for other therapies.
Bike MS: CH Robinson Worldwide MS 150 Ride
Volunteers are needed June 8-10 at a variety of locations to assist with many different details and logistics for this bicycle ride to raise money to fight Multiple Sclerosis. Assist with set-up, registration, loading and unloading, directing parking traffic, route safety, rest stops, food service, tear-down and more!
Data Collection, Management and Reporting
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is seeking a qualified candidate to review and potentially overhaul the internal data collection, management and reporting function. The volunteer role would significantly impact the department's ability to expand and provide a vital service to hospital staff who collect and utilize data.
Volunteer Opportunities Serving Youth
Kids Play Time - Hastings
Provide childcare to kids from a variety of ages and abilities while parents attend a disability support group. First Tuesday and Fourth Monday of the month from 6:15 to 8:45 pm. A six-month commitment is requested.
Cook for Kids Volunteer
Coordinate your team of employees, coworkers, faith community, family, or club to cook a meal for approximately 25-30 children and their care providers staff and volunteers. This can be a one-time event or occur on a regular basis. Volunteers are needed 365 days per year at the Golden Valley Shelter.
Other Volunteer Opportunities
Gift Shop Assistant
Assist at the Landmark Center store in downtown St. Paul. Assist customers, operate cash register, perform inventory, sales transactions. 10% discount given at store and mileage reimbursement available. 11-3 Monday - Friday: 2 shifts per month.
Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota is looking for volunteers who would be interested in helping when a special project or need that arises. This could range from helping out with mailings, assisting with a computer lab class, participating in prep work for their Bridal event, sorting holiday merchandise etc. The opportunities are endless and the scheduling is flexible!
Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly seeks volunteers to provide one-on-one companionship for isolated and lonely elders in the Twin Cities area. Volunteers are thoughtfully matched to elder friends based on interests, personality and location. Volunteers visit regularly, sometimes helping out with small but important needs, or enjoying an outing together. Minimum commitment: six hours per month.
Lyric Arts Company of Anoka has a wide range of volunteer needs. Opportunities include: Front of House (during performances) - ushering, concessions, wine/coffee bar. Technical Crew - building/painting set, assisting stage mgr, light/sound board. Administrative - street team, phone calls, copies. More volunteer opportunities are available upon request.
Indian Mounds Restoration Event
Indian Mounds Park contains one of the few surviving remnants of native oak savanna in the Mississippi River Valley, as well as oak forest and a skunk cabbage seepage swamp. Once home to 16 burial mounds, the park is a reminder of Minnesota's history for future generations. This hauling event will cap a huge buckthorn removal effort that has transformed this into a nearly buckthorn-free park.