Volunteer Centers in Minnesota
Kathleen A. Olson, Extension Educator — Family Relations
Revised March 2016 by Silvia Alvarez de Davila, Extension Educator — Family Resiliency.
Finding a volunteer opportunity can be easier than you think. Here are some tips for finding the right volunteer opportunity for you and your family.
- Contact organizations in your own community, including schools, churches, hospitals, and non-profit agencies, to see what opportunities are available in your back door.
- Do an internet search on "volunteer opportunities, [your city and state]" to find opportunities.
- Search through an organization, such as VolunteerMatch.org, that links potential volunteers to volunteer opportunities via online databases.
You can also contact a hub for volunteering opportunities that is located in your own region of the state. The following are a sample of some of the organizations serving Minnesota.
FirstLink Volunteer Center
4357 13th Ave S, Ste 107L,
Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 293-6462 or (888) 293-6462
United Way of Douglas & Pope Counties
115 3rd Avenue W, Ste. 4,
Alexandria, MN 56308
Arrowhead RSVP & Northland Volunteer Center — AEOA
702 3rd Avenue S,
Virginia, MN 55792
Toll Free: 1 (800) 662-5711
Phone: (218) 749-2912
HandsOn Greater Duluth
424 West Superior St, Ste 402,
Duluth, MN 55802
Volunteer Services of Carlton County, Inc.
1219 14th Street, Ste. D,
Cloquet, MN 55720
Central and Twin Cities
HandsOn Twin Cities
2021 Hennepin Ave. E, Ste 420,
Minneapolis, MN 55413
2300 Orleans Street W.,
Stillwater, MN 55082
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Volunteer Central MN — United Way of Central Minnesota
2700 First Street North, Ste 300,
St. Cloud, MN 56303
The Volunteer Bridge of Sherburne County (RSVP)
413 Proctor Ave,
Elk River, MN 55330
Mower County United Way
301 North Main St., PO Box 605,
Austin, MN 55912
Southern Tri-County RSVP
1650-1/2 W. Main St., Skyline Plaza,
Albert Lea, MN 56007
(507) 377-7433 or (800) 642-1875
United Way of Olmsted County
903 West Center Street,
Rochester, MN 55902
United Way of the Greater Winona Area
902 East 2nd Street, Ste 330,
Winona, MN 55987
RSVP Volunteers United
127 NW 2nd St,
Ortonville, MN 56278
(320) 839-2111 or (877) 873-5662
United Way of West Central Minnesota
311 Fourth St. SW,
Willmar, MN 56201
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