Support kids who have fallen behind next school year - in person or virtually
Lutheran Social Service of MN
Covid-19 has had a significant impact on the learning and development of children in your community. Our Foster Grandparent program is seeking volunteers to support (tutor and mentor) young people who are falling behind in the classroom. We are looking for volunteers to serve next school year - in person or virtually. Find purpose and meet new people while making a difference in the lives of others!
- No experience or diploma required - we’ll provide all necessary training
- Volunteers receive a tax-free stipend and mileage reimbursement
- Flexible scheduling
- Must be 55+ years old to volunteer
- We strongly encourage volunteers who are people of color, indigenous, immigrants and refugees, LGBTQ+ and people with disabilities to apply
To learn more about our services call 888-205-3770 or visit www.lssmn.org/volunteernow
About Lutheran Social Service of MN
2485 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108, US
"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 communitites, by energizing staff and enhancing services, by growing their own talents and sense of purpose.