18 volunteering opps

The Volunteer Center at United Way of Olmsted County promotes community engagement by connecting individuals and groups in Southeastern Minnesota with rewarding volunteer opportunities.  To help promote volunteerism, United Way of Olmsted County highlights a few opportunities each week.  For more information, contact United Way at (507) 529-4831 or go to and click "Volunteer Now."


We are looking for volunteers to mow lawns for seniors and disabled individuals. This can be done by an individual, families, or groups. We are committed to assisting seniors and disabled individuals to remain living in their own homes and this is just one service that supports this mission. Call 287-2010 for more information or to volunteer with Family Service Rochester.

 NAMI Walk Committee

The NAMI Southeast Minnesota Walk for Research and Education is Saturday, May 16. We need volunteers to work on our decoration, food, entertainment, walk path logistics, silent auction, and prize committees. Call 287-1692 for more information or to volunteer.


Spring farm cleanup

Spring is somehow better on the farm, and this is your opportunity to get outdoors and do some country style chores without buying the farm! Enjoy the horses, dogs and cats while you rake, shovel or otherwise spruce up our OUTTA THE BARN Programming site. Call 696-4792 for more information or to volunteer with RIDE Of Rochester.

Friendly visitors

The Elder Network Faith in Action Program is in need of friendly visitors. Families or individuals generally spend an hour a week visiting with a senior neighbor who has limited social contacts. These chats can be the highlight of a senior's week! Call 285-5272 for more information or to volunteer with Elder Network.

 Radio readers for blind

Volunteers are needed to read local news items from the Post Bulletin and local area papers on the radio. This broadcast goes to people who are visually impaired and equipped with Talking Book Receivers. Call 284-8717 for more information or to volunteer with Rochester Radio Newspapers For The Visually Impaired.


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