Be a force for kindness and healing for our communities, and give in ways that matter. Check out these great places to volunteer. Virtual opportunities are available as well to provide support from home. Check the link for each listing for details.MoreLess
The Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota has been providing services, information, and advocacy for over 30 years to people with dementia, their families, and health care providers. The organization is currently seeking volunteers to serve on the committee that helps to plan, coordinate, and facilitate the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support, and research.
Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis works to strengthen families and reduce poverty in the Twin Cities. The organization is in need of volunteers to assist with sorting and packing non-food donations, sorting and storing large quantities of food, as well as helping with composting and recycling tasks.
Community Emergency Service is a multi-service non-profit organization that runs a number of food-based assistance programs for Minneapolis residents. Volunteers help pack and deliver food through Meals on Wheels and other programs.
Eastside Meals on Wheels is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that relies on volunteers to deliver more than 28,000 meals each year. Help out by delivering meals to older adults and individuals with disabilities in NE Minneapolis, SE Minneapolis, and St. Anthony Village.
Volunteer United, the volunteer engagement program of Greater Twin Cities United Way, matches people to volunteer projects across the nine-county metro region of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Volunteer at home by collecting basic care items or school supplies for donation.
One of House of Charity's goals is to help struggling individuals meet their basic human needs of food and shelter while reducing barriers to their long-term self-sufficiency. Help out in the Food Centre by packaging boxed lunches and cleaning up, or tap the link below to learn about what items are most in need for donation.
Want to play a key role in getting nutritious meals to seniors and people with disabilities in our community? Volunteering at Meals on Wheels' Kitchen of Opportunities is a great way to help! Volunteers are needed to help with tasks such as wrapping bread rolls, chopping vegetables, scooping cookie dough, and assembling meals for daily delivery. Volunteers play a key role in enabling the kitchen to produce up to 1,500 meals per day for people in need.
Minneapolis VA Health Care System is a teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care services with state-of-the-art technology, as well as education and research. The Rochester VA Clinic is seeking friendly, outgoing volunteers to greet and assist customers. The Minneapolis VA is seeking volunteers to physically escort veterans to and from their various appointments throughout the medical center.
My Very Own Bed provides new beds and linens to kids who need them. Volunteers help My Very Own Bed staff assemble Dream Kits (sheets, blanket, pillow, book, and stuffed animal) to go with each bed. Then volunteers follow the delivery van in a separate vehicle, helping deliver beds to families' homes around the Twin Cities.
Project for Pride in Living, Inc. (PPL) is dedicated to serving individuals and families struggling with poverty, limited education, and other complex barriers to self-reliance. You can support the organization virtually by organizing to a drive to collect and donate board games or gift cards.
Each year, Tubman helps nearly 25,000 people of all ages, genders, and cultural backgrounds who are facing homelessness, mental health challenges, or other forms of trauma. Volunteers assist staff in organizing and delivering meals to individuals and families living at Tubman’s shelter for victims and survivors of domestic violence.
RSVP matches people 55 and over with challenging, rewarding, and significant service opportunities in their communities. Current volunteer opportunities include writing letters to people who are isolated and providing meals at Tubman shelter.