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ANOKA COUNTY RSVP

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Change lives of homeless youth through volunteering at Hope4Youth's drop-in center that provides assistance in finding housing, securing employment, health referrals and finishing education. The drop-in also center provides basic necessities such as: personal hygiene items, food from the food pantry, clothes from clothing closets, a hot shower, or the ability to do laundry.

Hope4Youth Drop-In Center in Anoka is looking for friendly and caring volunteers to:

Give Youth a sense of belonging and welcomeyouth as they arrive at the drop-in center! Volunteers would have each youth complete an intake form and sign up for services on the whiteboard. Volunteers may assist participants during their visit to the clothing closet, food pantry, evening meal and other resources as requested. Volunteers may also clean (as needed). Shifts are available on Monday - Friday 11 am-2 pm, 2 pm-5 pm, or 5pm-7 pm. Volunteers would be willing to serve two shifts per month and agree to serve a one-year commitment.

Donations Center volunteers are also needed to greet donors, accept and sort donations and stock food pantry and clothing closet shelves accordingly. Shifts are available on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 AM to Noon. Volunteers would be able to lift up to 20 pounds and serve a minimum of two shifts per month.

Evening Meal Service as The Volunteer Meal Team provides a fully prepared evening meal to youth visiting the drop-in center. The Volunteer Meal Team would either prepare or purchase a meal to serve on-site to 10-12 youth and volunteers. The team would deliver the meal to the drop in center by 4:30 pm on your scheduled day. Small groups of 2-4 individuals are needed to serve the meal on-site. *During COVID, meals may be dropped off at the DIC by 4:30 pm and served by staff members, as long as staff are aware of this ahead of time. The volunteer meal team would provide one meal per month.

HOPE PLACE

Consider volunteering at Hope Place, a transitional apartment complex located in Coon Rapids, where 12 youth call this their temporary home while working on goals to transition out of homelessness. Hope Place seeks a friendly face (or two) to welcome youth to Hope Place, visit with youth or other volunteers, take messages, answer general questions, manage and maintain data counts or help with administrative tasks as needed. A great evening opportunity with shifts available from 3-6 pm. Volunteers would serve one shift per month.

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About ANOKA COUNTY RSVP

Location:

Government Center, 3300 4th Ave. N., Anoka, MN 55303, US

Mission Statement

Anoka County RSVP program focuses on connecting adults age 55 or better with meaningful volunteer opportunities. RSVP volunteers enhance partnership organization's ability to accomplish program goals while being part of a national service movement.

Description

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY!

The Anoka County RSVP connects people age 55 and over who want to volunteer with non-profit and social service programs in Anoka County who need volunteers. Volunteers enroll by completing a skills and interests checklist and these are matched to community needs. From the matches, the volunteer selects a volunteer job that is meaningful and fits. Become one of nearly a half million RSVP volunteers across the country who are making a difference in their community.

Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2665 4th Ave. N. Ste. 40Anoka, MN 55303

(45.20557,-93.3756)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Youth Services

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-6 hours per month

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