Help Tutor and Mentor Elementary School Age Children

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ORGANIZATION: Lutheran Social Service of MN

Lutheran Social Services (LSS) and public schools in Crow Wing County are looking for volunteers to help mentor, tutor and give confidence to elementary and middle school aged children. This program is referred to as Foster Grandparent and has been a success throughout the state helping many young children and seniors grow by fostering confidence, emotional support and learning by both the student and the volunteer!

Volunteers will serve with school districts in Crow Wing County and be provided direction from teachers in a classroom setting. All volunteer hours will be represented at the same school throughout the year.

Volunteers receive a tax-free stipend, and other accolades for being a part of this program. Must be 55+ to volunteer with the Foster Grandparent Program.

LSS's Foster Grandparent program is one of many options for Seniors and heroes of all ages who wish to volunteer in their community. Please contact us to learn more! The Life you change could be your own!

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About Lutheran Social Service of MN


2485 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108, US

Mission Statement

"Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota expresses the love of Christ for all people through service that inspires hope, changes lives, and builds community." Expresses the love of Christ for all people: The work of LSS is grounded in Christ's unconditional love for all people. LSS celebrates other faiths and invites everyone who shares our vision to join in the common cause with us. Through service: LSS offers a broad range of service intended to provide all whom we serve the opportunity to live and work with dignity, safety, and hope. Inspires hope: Hope instills conviction about life as it should be and creates the courage to seek it. Changes lives: People who come to LSS yearn for change in their lives. LSS recognizes that its role is to be a catalyst for that change. Builds community: LSS resolves to optimize its capacity for advocacy and influencing change. A center role for LSS is to build the public will with respect to the vision we have for the community's life together.


LSS is the largest, statewide non-profit social service agency in Minnesota with over 2, 400 employees who serve in 300 communities. It is owned by the six Minnesota synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Services are divided into four divisions:

  • Children and Youth
  • Families and Adults
  • Older Adults
  • People with Disabilities

Volunteers are a growing part of LSS with more than 10,000 active volunteers working for the vision: LSS Volunteers change lives by encouraging hope and connecting communities, by energizing staff and enhancing services, by growing their own talents and sense of purpose.


Children & Youth
Children & Youth, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


326 Laurel StreetBrainerd, MN 56401




  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • 10 hours a week

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