Agency's With Volunteer Opportunities


Our local History Museum has many opportunities to be involved. If you have a love for history, this is the place for you! Email them to inquire.

Highlighted Volunteer Opportunity: Volunteer Event Marketing Coordinator - Click to see the Volunteer Job Description.



Beltrami County Public Health has a Milk Depot and they are looking for donors! Do you have extra expressed breast milk? You can become an approved donor with Minnesota Milk Bank for Babies and drop off your extra breast milk at our Milk Depot. 

How to become a Milk Donor:

View the flyer: HERE

Beltrami County Public Health website:

The Bemidji Community Food Shelf is a wonderful resource to our community and surrounding area. Volunteering could include stocking shelves, cleaning, and helping in the garden. Visit their website or contact the volunteer coordinator to learn more about volunteering.

Highlighted Job Opportunity: Volunteer Coordinator



Bemidji Community Table serves meals four nights a week to those who need it. They are always looking for help with prep, cooking, serving and clean-up. Visit their website to learn more, sign-up and volunteer. 

Highlighted Volunteer Opportunity: Bemidji Community Table is looking for extra help during the summer hours to help feed our community! Please reach out to Dawn Dahl to inquire:


Contact: Dawn Dahl;

View their poster HERE.

BECC is dedicated to healthy development and support for children ages 0-5!


Contact: Cailee Furer;

Job Opportunity: BECC Director

The Bemidji Senior Center is a FUN place to volunteer! They have many opportunities on all levels. Whether you enjoy organizing or teaching a class, there is a place for you.

And they are always looking for help during our Pancake Breakfasts too! Arrival time is either 7am or 7:30am and done by 11am. It is fun and easy! We have lots of other volunteers there to help you and show you the ropes.


Contact: Ginny Felt at

If you enjoy music, this is a great opportunity!! You can become an usher during the concerts, join their Board, be on a committee, events volunteer, office help and more.


Contact: Katey Lutz, Executive Director at

Bi-County Community Action Programs, Inc. (BI-CAP) envisions thriving, prosperous, healthy, and inclusive Beltrami and Cass Counties. Current programs include: early childhood education, housing, weatherization, energy assistance, and youth education/employment services.


Job Opportunities: HERE

The Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area is always BUSY with activities! They have lots of opportunities to get involved at their club. Whether you are an individual, youth group, school or sports group contact them to create an experience that works for you and for them!

Website: (fill out the interest form on their website)

Job Opportunities:

Churches United is a non-profit organization of Bemidji area churches, working together to meet the emergency needs of homeless and low-income people in a prayerful way.

Highlighted Volunteer Opportunity: No matter what your skill set is, we can use your time. If you like helping people, greeting and interviewing guests, filing paperwork, data entry, or just organizing the office; we would love to have you. We are asking for just four (4) hours of your time per month during business hours.


Contact: 218-444-1380 or Or stop in to chat with Wanda (Executive Director) during normal business hours. 

Evergreen Youth & Family Services has a Youth Crisis Shelter and a Drop-in Center. There are often opportunities to organize, put together food packs, join a committee, help with an event, and other ways to be involved. They also have apartments where youth stay that need minor repairs. If you are a handyman, give them a call! They are always looking for help in this area.

Highlighted Volunteer Opportunity: Handywork needs in their apartments (paining, minor repairs, etc.) Contact Courtney to inquire.


Contact: Courtney Gifford at

Job Opportunities:

View the Hiring flyer HERE.

If you love animals, then Great River Rescue is the place for you! They have many different opportunities for people who want to help!


Contact: Call 218-751-7910

Whether you love to teach music or want to help at their events, there are lots of opportunities for you! 


Contact: Kendra;

Headwaters Science Center loves working with volunteers! Groups, individuals, students, etc. Contact them to create an experience you won't forget!


Contact: Lee Furuseth, Executive Director, at 218-507-0154 or

Hope House provides community support services to people with mental illness. They are looking for Board Members, presenters willing to share their talents such as art, music, travel stories, etc. to their clientele, as well as help with landscaping. CLICK HERE to learn more about those opportunities. 


Contact: Robin Wold, Executive Director, 

LSS Meals on Wheels volunteers personally greet and get to know each person when they deliver the fresh, hot meals. Older adults enjoy the friendly, personal interaction which for many is the only person they see or speak to all day. You can also help out in the kitchen with prep, cooking and clean-up.

Website: or

Contact: or 800-488-4146

Make a big difference in your life and in the lives of those around you. Share your time and talents and the life you change may be your own! LSS offers several meaningful volunteer opportunities for older adults to give back. You can support other older adults to help them continue living at home and stay active, mentor youth, or give family caregivers a break.

Learn more and apply here:

MHAS is entirely run by volunteers! Everything we do is the result of people like you who enjoy nature and want to make a difference. Look and see if you can help with any of the opportunities on our website or email us and suggest other ways you would like to volunteer with MHAS. 



North Homes is committed to providing a community-based continuum of compassionate care to children and families. They understand that every individual and family is unique, which is why they offer a wide range of children and family services designed to meet their specific needs.


Job Opportunities: HERE

Northern Minnesota Addiction Wellness Center provides inpatient residential treatment services and peer support addiction recovery for long-term management.


Contact: Ashley or Ana at 218-308-8600

Job Opportunities: HERE

Northwoods Caregivers offers many services including respite, homemaking, caregiving support, aging life care, and more. Visit their website to learn more about those services and how you can volunteer and help!

Highlighted Volunteer Opportunity: Volunteer to Offer Transportation to Our Seniors



We build houses! Your gift of time will help a family realize their dream of home ownership. Opportunities to help abound at Habitat including building, repair (A Brush With Kindness), ReStore, and Committees.

View their Volunteer flyer HERE.


Contact: Brandon Mustful at

ReStore is part of Northwoods Habitat for Humanity. The ReStore is full of household goods like furniture donated by the community to help raise funds towards their Habitat for Humanity efforts of home building and repair programs. Volunteers are needed for retail sales assistance. Volunteers may help in a variety of areas; cashier, janitorial, donation processing, repairs and maintenance, customer service and more!

Website: ReStore:  |  Northwoods Habitat for Humanity:

Contact: Brandon Mustful at

Job Opportunity: ReStore Manager; view the flyer HERE

Ruby's Pantry is a pop-up food pantry and is for ANYONE! Each guest donates $25 and receives an abundance of grocery items. It is the 3rd Wednesday afternoon of every month at Sanford Center. Volunteers help set-up and/or hand out food.

Website: (fill out the volunteer application by clicking on volunteers at the top right of the website)

Contact: Julie, the Volunteer Coordinator, at
or Adam Smith at, 218-760-1875 (call or text)

Society of Saint Vincent DePaul offers person-to-person service and support to individuals in need with such items as food/gas/clothing vouchers, utilities, rent, deposits, repairs, etc. Volunteers are coached on how to best help people. 

Contact: Dale at 507-456-1235

Support Within Reach works to reduce the impact and harm of sexual violence for families and individuals in the communities they serve. Check out their website for all the volunteer opportunities including advocate support, helping with activities and events, joining their Board and much more!

Highlighted Volunteer Opportunity: Volunteer On-Call Advocate, overnight shifts. View description HERE.


Contact: or 1-800-708-2727

BI-CAP’s YouthBuild program works with youth, ages 16-24 who have left the traditional school system. The program provides an opportunity for youth to spend 29 hours per week in academics, leadership development, and construction training. YouthBuild participants work four days a week earning the state minimum wage. 


Contact: Chris Mack; Program Manager; or 218-333-9868