Volunteer

 

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.

All other Types of Volunteers
Contact Director of Volunteer Services:

612-824-LIFE (5433), ext. 206
volunteer@aliveness.org

Whether you are available once a week or once a year, we need your help. On-call volunteers are also valued. Join us and make a positive difference!

Click on Volunteer Opportunities for more information:

 

Kitchen Assistants
Front Desk Receptionists
Food Shelf
Housekeeping
Interns
Office Assistant
Errand Drivers
Mailings
Library
Special Events
Small Groups
Other Volunteer Ideas

 

Professional Skills Volunteers
Contact Director of Member Services:
612-824-LIFE (5433), ext. 203 
lauri@aliveness.org

 

A holistic approach to health is the basis of our Integrative Therapies Program, which includes volunteers who are licensed doctors and therapists. We also need professionals with expertise in other areas, including:

 

Acupuncture
Barbers / Hair Stylists
Chiropractic Treatments
Healing Touch
Massage Therapists
Music and Art Therapists
Reflexologists
Shiatsu
Tai Chi Instructors
Veterinarians
Yoga Instructors

Types of Volunteers

Kitchen Assistants

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.

 

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Front Desk Receptionists

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.

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Food Shelf

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.

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Housekeeping

Donate a few hours each week or month to assist with housekeeping. We can accommodate nearly any schedule!

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Office Assistants

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.

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Errand Drivers

Volunteer drivers are needed to deliver or pick up parcels in the Twin Cities metro area. Mileage reimbursement available.

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Mailings

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.

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Library

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.

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Special Events

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.

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Small Groups

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.

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Other Volunteer Ideas?

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!

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