These services are possible only because of our strong and caring base of over 800 volunteers who thrive in our casual, welcoming and compassionate environment.
Types of Volunteers
Join this friendly, hardworking team and put your culinary creativity to use! Cooking skills are not required! Duties include food preparation, serving meals, dishwashing and socializing with our members.
Do you enjoy meeting and visiting with people? Our receptionists create a welcoming atmosphere by greeting visitors, answering phone calls and scheduling appointments for members. Phone and computer training provided.
Able to smile while lifting 20 pounds? Help pack food shelf bags, stock the shelves, and divide bulk commodities into smaller bags for distribution. We also need volunteers to organize food drives at schools, workplaces, churches, synagogues or other locations.
Donate a few hours each week or month to assist with housekeeping. We can accommodate nearly any schedule!
We often need assistance with data entry, filing or stuffing envelopes. In addition, you can assist with phone calls for specific events or projects! Training provided.
Volunteer drivers are needed to deliver or pick up parcels in the Twin Cities metro area. Mileage reimbursement available.
Our bimonthly newsletter, The Aliveline, is assembled by volunteers the last Tuesday of every other month, from 9:30am to 1pm Come join us for coffee and conversation.
Our HIV Resource Library is full of information about HIV-related issues and an assortment of popular reading material. You can catalog, check-in and shelve returned library books.
Busy schedule? Easy, one-time commitments are available. Whether you volunteer a few hours as a Dining Out for Life® ambassador, shop for gifts for a family’s holiday basket, ride your bike on Team Aliveness for the Minnesota Red Ribbon Ride, or collect donations at a food shelf drive, your time makes a positive difference.
Small groups from workplaces, faith communities, schools and other organizations are welcome at The Aliveness Project! Your organization can get involved on a regular basis or assist with a specific, one-time project.
We are open to your ideas as to how you want to make a positive difference. Are you a computer expert, craft artist, or skilled in some other area? Perhaps you would enjoy serving on a committee or joining our Board of Directors? Come share your talents with us!