Current Volunteer Opportunities

We are currently seeking volunteers and interns to make a one-time or on-going commitment for a variety of programs and services in communities throughout Minnesota and nationwide. Use the filter to narrow your search.

If you have a special skill to contribute (perhaps you’re a photographer, a writer, or a physician) and would like to speak with a coordinator regarding opportunities to use your specific skills and talents, we invite you to complete our volunteer interest form.

Church Partnerships

Location
LSS State Center, 2485 Como Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55108
Duration
Suitable for
Engage churches in support of LSS ministries and encourage church partnerships, vital to fulfilling the LSS vision to love and serve the neighbor.

Community Hospitality

Location
The Center for Changing Lives, 2400 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Duration
Suitable for
Help prepare and serve delicious and nutritious meals in the Café at the Center for Changing Lives in Minneapolis.
Location
2400 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Duration
Suitable for
A team building Immersion session offers a deeper dive into the work of LSS, tailored to fit the needs of your group, church or business.
Location
The Center for Changing Lives, 2400 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Duration
Suitable for
Help prepare and serve breakfast and assist with the Food Pantry.
Location
The Center for Changing Lives, 2400 Park Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, 55404
Duration
Suitable for
Host and prepare a community dinner for 50-75 people at the Center for Changing Lives in Minneapolis.
Location
Minneapolis, MN
Duration
Suitable for

As an intern you will work at the Training and Education Center to assist MFIP participants, Dislocated Workers, refugees and more. You will help the individuals we serve develop soft skills to successfully gain and maintain stable employment.

Disaster Recovery

Location
Various locations available
Duration
Suitable for
Help children recover from disaster and learn resiliency skills at Camp Noah!
Location
Various locations available
Duration
Suitable for
Create supply kits or birthday cards for kids attending our camps in disaster-impacted communities across the country.

Families

Location
St. Cloud area
Duration
Suitable for
Advocate for a family experiencing crisis by answering the crisis cell phone.
Location
St. Cloud area
Duration
Suitable for
Work with families experiencing a crisis by providing a safe and temporary space for children up to age 12.
Location
2400 Park Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
Duration
Suitable for
Provide a fun and safe environment for kids while their moms participate in a Parent Support and Outreach program. We are seeking volunteers to provide loving care, activities, crafts and snacks for children ages newborn through 10.
Location
2400 Park Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Duration
Suitable for
Be a mentor for individuals participating in the LSS transitional housing program.
Location
Various locations available
Duration
Suitable for
Provide one-on-one tutoring and mentoring to children and youth and make a lasting difference in their lives.
Location
From home
Duration
Suitable for
Answer crisis hotline calls from parents needing emergency out of home placement for children up to age 12.
Location
2400 Park Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Duration
Suitable for
Families in Safe Hands is seeking program evaluation volunteers to initiate phone and email contact with parents and kinship caregivers.
Location
Southern St. Louis County
Duration
Suitable for
Work with families experiencing a crisis by providing a safe, temporary environment for children in your home.

Financial Counseling

Location
424 West Superior Street, Duluth, MN 55802
Duration
Suitable for
Gain hands-on experience in the areas of personal finance, consumer advocacy and financial scam prevention.

Mental Health

Location
2400 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Duration
Suitable for
Support a busy front office for behavioral health therapists.

Older Adults

Location
Various locations available
Duration
Suitable for
Provide a break for family caregivers who support their older adult family members.
Location
Various locations available
Duration
Suitable for
Volunteer to provide friendly weekly visits to older adults and give family caregivers a break. Do something meaningful and earn a monthly living allowance and education grant too!