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2021-22 Volunteer Opportunities

2021-22 Volunteer Opportunities

Please check this page often for updates and current volunteer opportunities:

Adult Education - multiple locations

Assist adults with math, writing, reading, computer basics and ELL (ESL).  Work with individuals or small groups. 
Time commitment 1-3 hours per week- options to fit your interests and schedule.
For more information please visit our Adult Ed volunteer page or contact charlene.vang@mpls.k12.mn.us.

Community Ed Access Program for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Looking for a rewarding experience volunteering with adults with developmental disabilities. We are looking for adults or small groups with adult supervision who can assist our instructors in our art and cooking classes, during field trips, and at events such as pancake breakfasts.  Volunteer for one-time events or a series of classes. 
For more info, contact Laura Campbell, Citywide Access Coordinator, at laura.campbell@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612-668-2478

Reading Partners- multiple locations

Seeking volunteer tutors for the 2019-20 school year. Give as little as one hour a week. Flexible weekday volunteer times are available. Follow a highly effective, structured and easy-to-use curriculum. No formal teaching experience is required. Tutors make a lifelong impact on a child who struggles with reading. On average, students more than double their rate of reading progress while in this program.
For more info please visit https://readingpartners.org/volunteer-twin-cities/ or call 651-362-0430

Minnesota Reading Corps and Math Corps- multiple locations

Make a difference in the lives of MPS students at a school near you! Whether you want to explore a career in education, re-enter the workforce, or give back to your community, you can make a difference.  As a tutor, you will provide students with the extra boost of confidence they need to be successful in school.  Tutors receive training and coaching so you do not need to have a degree in education to serve.  Watch a Day in the Life of a Reading Tutor and Day in the Life of a Math Tutor to learn more.
  • Preschool Literacy, Elementary Literacy, and Math Enrichment tutor positions available starting in August, October, and January
  • Full-time and part-time positions available; receive payment every two weeks
  • Earn money to repay student loans or future tuition; tutors who are 55+ can gift to a child or grandchild
  • May be eligible for health insurance and child care assistance

For more info contact Dillon Lynch at 612-455-6180 or dillon.lynch@servetogrow.org

 Here are some of our partners who are seeking volunteer support at this time:

  • MPS Adult Education - has opportunities for volunteers to provide virtual tutoring support to adult English Language Learner (ELL) students.  For more info, contact: charlene.vang@mpls.k12.mn.us.

  • The Food Group In response to an unprecedented demand for food, The Food Group is now open for groups of up to 14 volunteers to serve the community.  Individuals can sign-up here, Groups of up to 14 volunteers can sign up by contacting: djohnson@thefoodgroupmn.org.

  • Reading Partners volunteers provide literacy tutoring to MPS elementary students.  Serve as little as one hour a week.  Extensive training provided.  Tutors will work with students virtually until classes resume in-person. 

  • Literacy Minnesota maintains a list of one-time and ongoing literacy related volunteer opportunities throughout the state.  For more information, contact: krynda@literacymn.org.

  • Interested in supporting high school students through career speaker events, informational interviews, or more?  Please visit Achieve Minneapolis to learn about their exciting volunteer opportunities.

Want to volunteer at a school in your neighborhood? Check out our district map and feel free to contact a school directly to ask about volunteer opportunities.