Training Committee Administrative Support Volunteer


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1800 Chicago Ave(and at home)Minneapolis, MN 55404


Volunteer Title: Training Committee Administrative Support Volunteer

Purpose of Role: Adult Behavioral Health (ABH) is a service component providing case management services to individuals who are civilly committed and have severe and persistent mental illness and/or are chemically dependent. Every month the ABH Training Committee puts on a training for all and any of their staff. This role would support the ABH Training Committee by assisting in the planning and logistics process every month.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Attend the ABH Training Committee monthly planning meetings (every second Tues of the month)
  • Take organized and thorough notes at planning committee meetings
  • Help secure training locations via Outlook calendars
  • Communicate with the presenters and trainers to schedule trainings
  • Send out Outlook invites to all staff and others as needed
  • Manage the logistics with the presenters and trainers (time/locations/parking etc.)
  • Get materials printed for training attendees either prior or the day of event
  • Help set up rooms and get technology set up the day of the training if able and needed


  • Have administrative and planning experience
  • Excellent listening and note taking abilities
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills
  • Experience using or ability to quickly learn Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to work as part of collaborative teams
  • Must be very organized and on-top of tasks and processes
  • Volunteers must be reliable and keep the agreed upon schedule whenever possible
  • Acts professionally and respect all staff in the work environment
  • Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and pass a standard background check

Time Commitment

  • Approximately 6-10 hours each month.
    • In-person every second Tuesday mornings for 2 hours for planning meetings
    • In-person attend monthly training for 2 hours, date/time vary each month (this isn’t required but preferred)
    • Can schedule and manage logistics from home on own time
  • Asking for at least a 6 month commitment to project


  • 1800 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis MN, 55404 are where meetings are held, but ability to work from home for the planning process.

Supervision: by the ABH Training Committee and Coordinator of Volunteers


  • Volunteers gain experience assisting staff in a county government health & human services department.
  • Volunteers will be able to strengthen their administrative and organizational skills
  • Volunteers experience the positive feelings of being able to contribute to the mission of Hennepin County and making sure staff are able to better do their job.
  • Volunteers have the opportunities to meet other collaterals from various disciplines of practice.
  • Volunteers can be reimbursed for mileage expense pertaining to the assignment if requested and have free off and on-street parking
  • A letter of recommendation can be written upon request after completion of project
  • Opportunities to receive free entrance to Science Museum and Omni Theater throughout the year
  • Opportunities to participate in free Hennepin County trainings throughout the year.
Contact for questions and/or to apply:
612-348-9900 or


  • Office Management
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Organization
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Every 2nd Tues for 2 hours plus hours on own time
  • Scheduling and note-taking skills

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