Adopt a Holiday Basket
The Aliveness Project offers a variety of supportive services for people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. Consider adopting a holiday basket. You shop for items using a wishlist. Plan to spend about $35 of your own funds for each basket.
Operation Holiday Basket
The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities needs volunteers to drive holiday food baskets to families in need in South Minneapolis. 11:00am – 3:00pm on Friday, December 20, 2013. Must provide own vehicle.
Holiday Party for Clients
Volunteers needed for the FamilyWise holiday party on December 15, in the afternoon in North St. Paul.
FamilyWise provides a variety of services to families and is a leader in facilitating safe and structured visitation and exchange services for families affected by crisis and safety concerns. The party is a supervised visit for non-custodial parents and their children.
Physically Active Opportunities
Memorial Blood Centers seeks volunteers to assist with receiving and distribution of products related to blood drives. Sorting, distributing, packing, stock rotation and other warehouse duties. Ability to follow a schedule and checklist. Flexible scheduling.
Catholic Eldercare in Minneapolis is looking for volunteers to assist Maintenance staff with light repair work (faucets, rails, wheelchairs), change filters, conduct building safety checks. Flexible scheduling.
Enjoy a Healthy Volunteer Experience Outdoors
DARTS is looking for volunteers to help older adults living in Dakota County with outside chores. Group opportunity for families, youth groups, individuals and organizations. Help with mowing the lawn and gardening in the summer, snow shoveling in the winter and other outdoor projects.
Vision Loss Resources
Vision Loss Resources in Minneapolis works to create a community of service, skills, and support for people with vision loss. There are a variety of positions available including reader, shopping assistant and recreation assistant.
Health Exchange Advocate
AccountAbility Minnesota operates 10 tax sites around the metro area. They are seeking volunteer health exchange advocates to help clients understand the link between their tax return and health insurance purchased through the MNsure health exchange. Basic knowledge of tax returns is helpful. Good communication skills a must.
Job Search/Technology Lab Volunteer
Help out at the St. Paul Public Library in the Technology Lab. Assist patrons with job searches, filling out forms, educational assignments and learning basic computer skills. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Word, email and internet and ability to navigate unfamiliar websites. 3- hour shifts. Schedule depends on site.
Join other volunteers to prepare and serve a meal to 40 shelter guests at Our Saviour’s Housing in Minneapolis. Prepare, serve, and clean up the meal. On your own or part of a group. A Project Coordinatorwill plan and lead the meal to ensure an easy, fulfilling experience. Volunteers are asked to bring some ingredients to contribute to the meal to offset costs if they are able.
Looking for more volunteer opportunities from HandsOn Twin Cities? Check out their website or contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.