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  • Prepare + Prosper , (Looking to try something different – Volunteer Information) where volunteers help individuals facing daunting hurdles in filing accurate and timely tax returns due to language, educational, cultural and accessibility barriers.
  • Amicus Through innovative programming, Amicus helps inmates and ex-offenders reshape their lives, reach their goals, and make successful transitions from prison into the community.
  • Bolder Options is an activity-based, one-to-one youth mentoring program. We use running & biking, academic goal setting, and volunteerism to build self-esteem and encourage healthy habits in 10 – 14 year old youth.
  • Bundles of Love Charity is an all-volunteer non-profit organization, incorporated in the state of Minnesota to help infants and their families. Our 501(c)3 status allows us to give tax deductible receipts for all donations. Starting with a group of 5 in 1999, we now have hundreds of active volunteers and continue to grow and help a larger number of families each year.
  • East Metro Project Homeless Connect offers free, on-site services to our neighbors experiencing homelessness in a one day event each year.
  • Friends of the Mississippi River is a leading citizen organization working to protect and enhance the Mississippi River and its watershed in the Twin Cities area.
  • Goodwill Easter Seals Minnesota’s mission is to assist people with barriers to education, employment and independence in achieving their goals.
  • Hands On Twin Cities Have you ever thought of volunteering while you are job searching? This is a great way to build your resume and impress employers. Contact Hands On Twin Cities to explore possibilities.
  • Junior League of Saint Paul is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.
  • Lifetrack Resources We help over 11,000 people change their lives and create possibilities in our three service areas: Early Childhood & Family Services, and Employment & Business Services and Child & Adult Therapies.
  • Lutheran Social Services and Foster Companion Program is part of Senior Corps participants and are committed to sharing their life experience in order to help solve critical local problems in the areas of education, public safety, the environment, and other human needs.
  • Meals on Wheels The Mission of Metro Meals on Wheels is to, along with its program partners, lead the effort to ensure that individuals in our community receive nutritious meals and the human connection they need to enable them to live independently.
  • Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging is a catalyst in building communities where elders live with dignity, mutual respect and shared responsibilities across generations and cultures.
  • Minnesota Children’s Museum is dedicated to providing children with a fun, hands-on and stimulating environment to explore and discover.
  • Minnesota Department of Transportation SEEDS Program. A career track for minority students, recently separated veteran, economically disadvantaged students, and students with disabilities. Multiple Student Jobs and Paid Internships available. Download: MN DOT SEEDS Program Information
  • MN Department of Corrections MNCoSA The Minnesota Department of Corrections, in partnership with Amicus, is looking for concerned, committed volunteers to make a difference in the lives of people convicted of sexual offenses, their victims, and the community at large.
  • MN Literacy Council is a nonprofit, statewide organization that provides literacy services to adults, children, volunteers and community programs around Minnesota.
  • People Serving People provides emergency housing and community services that assist families experiencing homelessness in becoming self-sufficient and reconnected with the community. In a safe, secure and sober environment, PSP provides services which cultivate independence and accountability.
  • Project for Pride in Living PPL’s mission is to work with lower-income individuals and families to achieve greater self-sufficiency through housing, employment training, support services, and education.
  • Ramsey County Volunteer Opportunities.
  • Ready For Success provides low-income women and men with gently-used and new professional clothing and accessories suitable for job interviews and the workplace. Volunteers are needed for this exceptional program.
  • SCORE The Minnesota District of SCORE is part of a national nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneurial education and contributing to the success of U.S. small businesses.
  • Second Harvest Heartland is the Upper Midwest’s largest hunger-relief organization with a mission of ending hunger through community partnerships, and is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization.
  • Special Olympics Minnesota offers children and adults with intellectual disabilities year-round sports training and competition.
  • Store To Door a non-profit grocery and prescription shopping and delivery service for elderly and disabled adults in the Twin Cities seven-county metro area.
  • The Department of Indian Work and the Saint Paul Area Council of Churches. Connecting congregations, faith communities and civic organizations to overcome poverty, promote peace and dismantle racism and other barriers that divide our community.
  • The Guild Incorporated is a health and human services organization that exists to help people with mental illness lead quality lives.
  • The Ordway Center – Employment Opportunities offers internships in Human Resources, Education, Community Engagement and Marketing.
  • Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity brings people together to create and preserve homeownership in our neighborhoods, to partner with hard-working, low-income families to be successful homeowners, and to inspire action that promotes affordable housing for everyone in our community.

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