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1800 Chicago AveMinneapolis, MN 55404


Purpose: The Diversion and Recovery Team (DART) staffs a Resource Center that focuses on supporting homeless adults with substance use disorders. DART seeks an experienced and licensed individual or small team of cosmetologists or barbers who can help participants feel better about themselves through improving their appearance by getting a timely haircut.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Cut DART participant’s hair

  • Be a positive influence on how clients see themselves

  • Encourage confidence and positive self-esteem


  • Volunteer(s) must be an experienced and licensed barber or hair stylist with experience with many types of hair

  • Volunteer(s) must be a minimum age of 18 years

Time Commitment:

  • One 2 hour shift per month during Resource Center open hours: M/W/F 10am-1pm and T/TH 10am-12pm.

  • At least a six month commitment is preferred

Service Location:

DART Resource Center

1800 Chicago Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN

Supervision: Volunteer(s) will be supervised by DART Supervisor. Supervisor is available by phone, in-person or email.


  • Volunteer(s) gain experience assisting staff in a county government Human Services department.

  • Volunteer(s) experience the positive feelings of assisting people in need.

  • Volunteers gain experience working with individuals from different language and cultural backgrounds.


  • Cosmetology
  • Stylist
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Once a month for 2 hours with a longer committment

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