Skill and Focused Volunteer Opportunities

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Great River Rescue 
Animal care, Pet fixer clinics, events and more!

  • Call: 218-751-7910

Lutheran Social Services 
Caregiver support, neighbor to neighbor companion, senior companions, and more.

Northwoods Caregivers 
Respite care, transportation, shopping assistance, and more. 

Evergreen Youth & Family Services
Handywork, sheetrock repair, appliance repair, painting, etc.

Northwoods Habitat for Humanity
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.

Beltrami County Historical Society
A fun place to volunteer for both kids and adults!

Bemidji Early Childhood Collaborative
With a focus on kids 0-5, they have activities, committees, and other fun ways volunteer.

Boys & Girls Club of Bemidji Area
So many opportunities to invest in a child's life at the Club!

Evergreen Youth & Family Services
Support youth ages 9-24! Between their youth shelter and their drop-in center, committees and more there are lots of ways to get involved.

Foster Grandparent Volunteer
Make a positive impact in the lives of children and youth in the classroom. For adults age 55 and older. Receive a stipend plus transportation reimbursement. 

Headwaters Music & Arts
Lots of neat and fun ways to connect with this amazing organization!

Headwaters Science Center
Get a customized FUN volunteer experience!

ServeMN - Reading Corps
Tutoring opportunities available in reading and math!

Churches United
Help meet the needs of homeless and low-income individuals and families by becoming an advocate. They are looking for help during their open hours; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12-4. Click to learn more.

St. Vincent dePaul
Offering person-to-person service and support to individuals in need with such items as food/gas/clothing vouchers, utilities, rent, deposits, repairs, etc.

Bemidji Community Food Shelf 
The Food Shelf is a wonderful place to volunteer and they have many opportunities to get involved.

Bemidji Community Table 
They serve meals to people in our community four nights a week. Volunteer shifts are Monday - Thursday 4:30pm - 6:30pm.

LSS- Meals on Wheels
Deliver fresh, hot meals and provide a safety check for older adults through our Meals on Wheels service and/or serve meals at our LSS Bistro Community Dining Centers. Set your own schedule and no minimum volunteers hours required.

Bemidji Community Food Shelf
Garden work, planting, weeding, etc. on their 3.5-acre farm located next to their food shelf. They grow thousands of pounds of fresh produce that is distributed in the food shelf.

Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area
Tend a garden while teaching the children about it! They have a garden on site! The goal is to provide good nutrition, outdoor experiences, regular physical activity through gardening, and increasing access to fresh fruits and vegetables. This leads to the improvement in a child's overall well-being.

  • Apply and learn more HERE!

Mississippi Headwaters Audubon Society (MHAS) 
Take care of local trails and more! MHAS is entirely run by volunteers. Everything they 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. 

Bemidji Community Table
Help prep, cook, serve meals, and clean-up for people in our community four nights a week. Volunteer shifts are Monday - Thursday 4:30pm - 6:30pm.

Bemidji Senior Center
They have a pancake breakfast every 2nd Saturday of the month from 8am - 10:30am. Arrival time for volunteers is either 7am or 7:30am and done by 11am. It is fun and easy! They have lots of other volunteers there to help you and show you the ropes. 

Bemidji Community Table
Join their Board! They are looking for someone with administration skills to join their board! Their mission is simple; to feed people in need.

Beltrami County Historical Society's 
They are looking for a Volunteer Event Marketing Coordinator. This volunteer position with flexible hours offers a rewarding opportunity to make a meaningful impact in promoting their events and engaging with our community.

Bemidji Symphony Orchestra 
If you have a love for music, this is a wonderful opportunity! Usher during concerts, join their board or committees, office support, help at events and more. For more information or to inquire.

Headwaters Music & Arts 
Whether you love to teach music or want to help at their events, there are opportunities for you! 

Beltrami Historical Society
Volunteer your time by organizing historical items, photos and files. So many neat treasures and discoveries are found!

Adult Day Services
At Adult Day Services you can assist and interact with participants through various games, activities and projects. You too will benefit from working with an amazing group of people encompassing many years of life experiences. 

Bemidji Senior Center
Bemidji Senior Center has so many activities going on and have plenty of opportunities for volunteers including their pancake breakfasts, senior interaction, gift shop and so much more! 

Lutheran Social Services
LSS has opportunities like delivering meals, being a foster Grandparent, Caregiver support and more. 

Northwoods Caregivers
Northwoods Caregivers offers services including respite care, transportation, shopping assistance, and more.

Evergreen Youth & Family Services
Evergreen has a shelter and drop-in center for youth dealing. Reach out to Courtney to see what their current needs are.

Northwoods Battered Women's Shelter
Their goal is to provide crisis shelter, victim-center advocacy and supportive services for victims of intimate partner violenceContact them to find out what their current needs are.

Village of Hope
Village of Hope is an emergency shelter for families. They work hard to break the cycle of homelessness. Contact them to find out what their current needs are.

LSS-Meals on Wheels
Deliver fresh, hot meals and provide a safety check for older adults through our Meals on Wheels service and/or serve meals at our LSS Bistro Community Dining Centers. Set your own schedule and no minimum volunteers hours required.

Lutheran Social Services
Become a Senior Companion! Enhance the lives of older adults who need assistance with daily tasks to remain in their own homes and in the community. For adults age 55 and older. Receive a stipend plus transportation reimbursement.

Northwoods Caregivers
Northwoods Caregivers offers services including respite care, transportation, shopping assistance, and more.