Families and Children

Volunteer Opportunities with Children and Families

People Reaching out to Other People (PROP)

A nonprofit, multi-service organization serving children, families, adults and senior citizens who reside in Eden Prairie and Chanhassen. Volunteers are needed to sort donations and stock shelves in the food pantry, work in the office and help with special projects.

Bundles of Love

Bundles of Love

All volunteer, non-profit organizations helping infants and their families by providing bedding, clothing, blankets and baby supplies.

Cheerful Givers

Cheerful Givers

We provide toy-filled birthday gift bags to food shelves and shelters so that parents living in poverty can give their child a birthday gift.

Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery

Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery

GMCN supports families in crisis and works to prevent child abuse and neglect. Groups needed to provide meals and snacks, do art projects, reading and childcare.

IOCP

Interfaith Outreach Community Partners

Many opportunities for individuals and groups to help at food shelves, Resale 101 thrift shop, food drives, after school homework support, adopt a family, Sleep Out for affordable housing.

Jeremiah Program

Jeremiah Program

Volunteers help with child care, career mentoring, cooking for families, administrative tasks, Life Skills facilitation, tutoring, fundraising and special events.

Project Prde

Project Pride for Living

Non-profit agency working with lower- income individuals and families. Opportunities include mentoring, tutoring, playing sports and special projects.

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RESOURCE

RESOURCE has opportunities in which you can share your talents and make a difference in the lives of others! Please explore the variety of opportunities listed below that help men, women and their families at RESOURCE achieve personal, emotional and economic success.

Resource West

Resource West

Resource Center for families in need in the western suburbs. Need groups and individuals to help with drives for Back to School, Winter Warm Wear, Toy Chest, Empty Bowls fundraiser and more.

Sharing and Caring Hands

Sharing and Caring Hands

Provide emergency housing, meals and services for families experiencing homelessness. Volunteers prepare meals and organize drives for food and supplies. Need child care helpers at Mary’s Place daily. Individuals and groups welcome.

People Serving People

People Serving People

People Serving People provides emergency housing and community services that assist families experiencing homelessness in becoming self-sufficient and reconnected with the community. Volunteers needed to serve meals, plan events for children, and special projects.

Sojourner Project

Sojourner Project

Shelter for victims of domestic abuse and their children. Individuals needed to provide child care during evening meetings, training provided. Groups needed for special projects and to do drives for items in demand.

YMCA

YMCA - Ridgedale

Take an active role in strengthening our community by volunteering at the Y. Your time and talent go a long way with us and help to create a safer, more viable community that's a good place to live and work.