Bring a meal
People Serving People is a shelter for families in downtown Minneapolis. Participate in the delivery of meals in the building. Commitment to volunteering 1-4 times per month required. Help with the delivery of breakfast, lunch or dinner. Meals are delivered seven days a week. peopleservingpeople.org.
Help Mount Olivet Rolling Acres with their annual carnival on Wednesday August 17 in Victoria. Volunteer to run games and activities and distribute prizes while interacting with people with disabilities and community members. To volunteer, contact Sarah Hennes at [email protected]
Punch out price tags, cut thread and string on tags used in Christian Life Ministries’ New Day Thrift Store. Help support practical assistance to moms with babies and small children. Location of Little Canada. clmonline.org.
Quincy House in Mounds View serves at-risk teens with depression, suicidal tendencies, substance abuse, truancy, self-harm and homelessness. Help with homework programs in math, science, social studies, or English. quincyhouse.org.
St. Therese is a Catholic senior living and care organization with five metropolitan locations. Provide companionship, participate in activities, share entertainment talents, office support and more. sainttherese.org.
Keystone Community Services food aisles are open and serving approximately 100 families each day. Help pack food boxes, unload food deliveries, process donations and stock shelves. MF, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2 to 4 hour shifts. keystoneservices.org.
Avivo provides services in the areas of chemical and mental health, vocational education and employment. Giving massages to clients across the metropolitan area. Minimum of 3 hours per month for 4 months. Must have an active license, proof of insurance and your own portable massage chair. avivomn.org.
Adopt a grandparent
The Neighborhood Network for Seniors needs volunteers to visit seniors living independently. Reach out, visit, help with errands, listen, provide support or enjoy a game of cards. Be a part of your older neighbor’s life and make a difference in yours. neighborhoodnetworkforseniors.org.
Vail Place provides recovery services for adults with serious mental illnesses. Work alongside staff to improve programming in house clubs (Hopkins and Minneapolis). Meal service, data entry, recreation, tax assistance, haircuts, music lessons and more. vailplace.org.
The Redemption Project offers inmates a 14-week course and then matches them with mentors. Upon release, the person continues their mentoring relationship, which greatly increases their chances of professional success and their chances of not returning to prison. To learn more, visit http://redevanceproject.org.
Help Literacy Minnesota work with adults learning English in St. Paul. Assist a classroom teacher and provide additional help to students. Must be 18 years old. No experience required. Training provided. Literacymn.org.
Math or English teacher
Starting in August, tutors are needed across Minnesota for Reading Corps, Math Corps, and Early Learning Body. Training is offered; all tutors receive a stipend plus a scholarship to pay tuition fees or student loans. readingandmath.org.
Hands-On Twin Cities offers a range of opportunities. Learn more about groups in need of volunteers at handsontwincities.org or 612-379-4900.