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The following agencies are currently seeking volunteers.  Click on an agency for more information and to find out how you can make a positive impact!

If you represent an agency that would like to be listed, please fill out our Agency Information Form.

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 216 S Broadway Ste 202, Minot, ND 58701

Agency Contact: Beth Olson

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-837-0062

Agency Description: The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

Volunteer Position Duties: Multiple positions available - see website for details.

Position Requirements: Complete volunteer form on website

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 2021 4th Ave NW, Minot, ND 58703

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-368-4035

Agency Description: As a community-based humanitarian organization, the American Red Cross Minnesota and Dakotas Region prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Volunteer Position Duties: Multiple positions available - see website for details.

Position Requirements: On-line application

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 800 16th Ave. SE Minot, ND 58701

Agency Contact: Shelby Stuckey, LBSW

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 888-223-4287

Agency Description: Home Health and Hospice agency

Volunteer Position Duties: 1. Direct patient care
2. In-direct patient care
3. Clerical/administration

Position Requirements: 18+
Background check (paid for by CaringEdge)
TB testing (paid for by CaringEdge)
4-hour training and on-boarding
2 references

*Minimum commitment of at least one hour a week for 6 months

Other Information: Please contact CaringEdge Hospice at 888-223-4287

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 216 S Broadway Ste 202, Minot, ND 58701

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-852-2854

Agency Description: Catholic Charities North Dakota builds and strengthens the lives of individuals, couples, and families across the state of North Dakota. With programs for children, families, adults with intellectual disabilities, and others in need, we serve Catholics and non-Catholics alike.


Agency Website:

Agency Address: 2020 8th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-839-7221

Agency Description: Community Action Partnership-Minot Region's mission is to empower people to overcome poverty and attain self-sufficiency.

Volunteer Position Duties: Assist with programming, when available

Position Requirements: On-line application

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 21 E Central Ave Ste 302, Minot, ND 58701

Agency Contact: Delaney Smith

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-838-5784

Agency Description: Companions for Children provides mentors to children in the Minot and surrounding 15-mile area. 

Volunteer Position Duties: Multiple programs available - see website for details.

Position Requirements: Complete online application

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 1206 S Broadway Minot, ND 58701

Agency Contact: Marney Gonzales

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-852-0236

Agency Description: Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Thrift Stores fundraise for the programs at Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch which help at-risk children and their families succeed in the name of Christ. 

Other Information: Opportunities can vary. Please contact the store for current volunteer opportunities.

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 3900 11th Ave. SE, Minot, ND 58701

Agency Contact: Cambree Smith

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-852-2258

Agency Description: Provide life-changing services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking

Volunteer Position Duties: Vary

Position Requirements: Background check for some. No prior Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault offenses.

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 618 - 3 Street NE, Minot ND 58703

Agency Contact: Roxy Volk

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-852-9799

Agency Description: 

Our Vision
A world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Our Mission Statement
Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Volunteer Position Duties: Many different opportunities including administrative and technical support as well as social media marketing. Occasionally light construction work pending experience.

Other Information: Thank you for considering Habitat!!

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 1725 W Burdick Expressway, Minot, ND 58701

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-720-1454

Agency Description: Our food pantry is available to anyone who is in need and is solely operated by 100% donations from the Minot community and various local and national grants. 

Volunteer Position Duties: Set up, organizing, client help, unloading, clean up


Agency Website:

Agency Address: 500 University Ave W #17, Minot, ND 58707

Agency Contact: Sophia Rammell

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-858-4265

Agency Description: LCM partners with the MSU Wellness Center to operate the MSU Food Pantry. The pantry is available to the MSU community and is located in the Wellness Center. 

Volunteer Position Duties: Restocking food pantry, organizing, donation intake 

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 1545 1st Street NW, Minot ND 58703

Agency Contact: Keegan Meeks

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-858-7529

Agency Description: Children's Museum

Volunteer Position Duties: Monitoring floors, ensuring safety of guests, tidying up different parts and pieces

Position Requirements: Background check

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 1038 43rd St SE, Minot, ND 58701

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-822-2585

Agency Description:  Men's Winter Refuge provides a safe place for men experiencing homelessness in the Minot area.

Volunteer Position Duties: Overnight attendants (7 p.m.- 5 a.m.) - comfortable, quiet environment;  van drivers; meal preparation.


Agency Website:

Agency Address: 606 Burdick Expressway W Ste A, Minot, ND 58701

Agency Contact: Jason

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-852-0646

Agency Description: The Minot Area Community Foundation is a leading voice and catalyst for connecting donors, nonprofit organizations, professional advisors, community leaders and other partners to inspire charitable giving and improve the quality of life in communities in our area.  We work directly with donors, foundations, corporations and nonprofit organizations to educate them about issues affecting our communities and offer support for their charitable goals.

Agency Website:

Agency Address: PO Box 1062, Minot, ND 58702

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-852-6300

Agency Description: The Minot Area Homeless Coalition, Inc. is a group of individuals who have come together to advocate, coordinate, and optimize services for homeless persons in the greater Minot area.

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 21 1st Ave SE Ste B, Minot, ND 58701

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-852-0561

Agency Description: Ddelivering meals is a simple and rewarding way to help in need of hot meals and a daily visit from a friendly face, and you can do it over lunch! Volunteer to deliver meals once a week, once a month, with a friend, with a group or on your own – whatever works best for you!

Volunteer Position Duties: Delivering meals to elderly community members

Position Requirements: On-line application

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 3515 16th St SW, Minot, ND 58701

Agency Contact: Tia Huber

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-852-0141

Agency Description: The YMCA is a non-profit organization that provides health and fitness programs, youth sports programs, day camps, resident camps, senior fitness programs, chronic disease programs and more with the aim to build mind, body, and spirit.

Volunteer Position Duties: We have various positions throughout the year! From coaching or reffing youth sports, assisting at youth events like Summer Unplugged or Halloween Fun Night, or even manning a game at our annual gala, we have something for everyone at the Y. 

Position Requirements: Application and background check required. Training dependent upon volunteer position.

Other Information: We also provide hours relevant to degrees through our personal training, chronic disease, and health and wellness programs. 

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 420 3rd Ave SW, Minot, ND 58701

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-720-6844

Agency Description: The Minot Park District provides a broad-based opportunity for the citizens of Minot and its visitors to enhance their quality of life through its parks and recreational facilities.

Volunteer Position Duties: Event work, maintenance, planting flowers

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 516 2nd Ave SW, Minot, ND 58701

Agency Contact: Kassie Ziegler

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-852-1045

Agency Description: The Minot Public Library is the center of information and exploration for the community. 

Volunteer Position Duties: shelving/delivering books, helping w/ special programs

Position Requirements: Print/on-line application: Download a volunteer application from the website, or pick one up at the Minot Public Library 2nd floor service desk.

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 315 Western Ave, Minot, ND 58701

Contact Phone: 701-838-8925

Agency Description: The Minot Salvation Army believes in faith put into action and making life better for others. Our services meet physical, emotional and spiritual needs to rebuild lives and create lasting change. Help is given freely and without discrimination, while preserving the individual's dignity.

Volunteer Position Duties: Multiple opportunities - see website for details.

Position Requirements: On-line application/direct contact

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 500 University Ave. W - Old Main #215

Agency Contact: Ellen Fenner

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-858-4228

Agency Description: The Minot Symphony, a university and community orchestra, aims to enrich lives by providing opportunities for musicians and inspiration to patrons through education and the performance of diverse orchestral repertoire.

The Minot Symphony Association provides volunteer and financial support to help the Minot Symphony Orchestra achieve its mission.

Volunteer Position Duties: Volunteers are needed to usher at concerts as well as help with fundraisers.

Other Information: Many hands make light work!

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 1020 S Broadway, Minot, ND 58701

Agency Contact: Teresa

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-852-2368

Agency Description: Norsk Hostfest exists to celebrate Scandinavian heritage by promoting and preserving traditional family, culture, and community values for the benefit of future generations.    

Volunteer Position Duties: A variety of positions are available.

Position Requirements: On-line application

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 1600 2nd Ave SW, Minot, ND 58701

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-837-7500

Agency Description: Pathfinder Services of ND is a statewide nonprofit organization that offers resources to educate parents, youth, professionals, and the community, focusing on individuals birth-26 with learning differences or challenges.


Agency Website:

Agency Address: 1615 Capitol Way, Bismarck, ND 58501 (opportunities in Minot)

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-204-7870

Agency Description: Helping kids, young adults and their families grow and learn together through supports that work with unique learning styles.

Volunteer Position Duties: Provide support & mentorship to college students who are living with disabilities

Position Requirements: 18+ years old, high school diploma

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 3515 16th Street SW Minot, ND 58701

Agency Contact: Krystal Butgereit

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 208-949-3315

Agency Description: Prairie Grit Adaptive Sports provides sports and recreational opportunities throughout the year to youth and adults with physical and mental disabilities. Prairie Grit also encompasses Prairie Grit Therapy that provides speech, occupational, and physical therapy services to children with various therapeutic needs.

Volunteer Position Duties: Varies

Position Requirements: Volunteers must complete a consent form and have a background check completed by submitting a photo ID.

Other Information: There is a variety of activities and events throughout the year as well as behind the scenes tasks that are greatly assisted with the help of volunteers!

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 205 3rd Street SE, Minot, ND 58701

Agency Contact: Emma Palmer

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-838-1812

Agency Description: Project Bee provides equity and anti-poverty services to rural communities in North Dakota.  Our programs include:
     Winter Warming Center
     Family Shelter
     Community Closet
     Shower and Laundry Services
     Hygiene Pantry
     Dakota Diaper Pantry

Volunteer Position Duties: .Some include diaper wrapping, donation sorting, closet restocking, and assembling hygiene/laundry bags.  Reach out with new ideas!

Position Requirements: Online application.  Email for groups.

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 1219 Burdick Expressway East, Minot, ND 58701

Agency Contact: Andrea Tonson

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-857-4166

Agency Description: Caring for more than 60 species and 130 animals, the Roosevelt Park Zoo hosts more than 100,000 guests each year.  

Volunteer Position Duties: We have 22 acres of beautiful mature trees – that make a big, leafy, acorn mess. Many hands make light work when it comes to helping RPZ. Every day, we may have new projects that we need help with, from people attending zoo programs to helping our educator. Depending on the need that day, it could be anything from helping on grounds with clean-up to painting. Please call or email ahead of time if you have any questions about what you will be doing while volunteering at RPZ. See website for more details.

Position Requirements: Application, background check, training, depending on position.

Other Information: Depending on the area and interest of your volunteering, we will let you know if you need to have certain requirements.

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 1020 S Broadway, Minot, ND 58701

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-852-9161

Agency Description: The Scandinavian Heritage Park located in Minot, North Dakota is a magical place where you’ll find remembrances and replicas from each of the five Scandinavian and Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

Volunteer Position Duties: Work at Gol Stave Church and Heritage House Museum between May and September

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 13 1st Ave SW, Minot, ND 58701

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-838-0912

Agency Description: Second Story is a social club for adults with developmental disabilities.  It offers its members an opportunity to participate in social, educational and recreational activities, to acquire basic social skills, and provides experiences that promote independence and self-sufficiency to better integrate into the community.

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 1900 28th St SW, Minot, ND 58701

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-838-4500

Agency Description: Assisted Living Center for senior citizens

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 1935 20th Ave., SE, Minot, ND 58701

Agency Contact: Nicole

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-818-0289

Agency Description: Animal Care and Wellness

Volunteer Position Duties: Cat and Dog Enrichment: playtime, walking, giving attention
                                              Office Assistant: helping with calls and office duties
                                              Shelter Cleaning: clean kennels, laundry

Position Requirements: 15 years old +

Other Information: We are flexible.

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 1941 4th St SW, Minot, ND 58701

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-839-2994

Agency Description: Souris Valley United Way strives to mobilize people, organizations, and resources in an impactful effort to advance education, financial stability, and health while addressing basic human needs. Magic City Blessing Bank is a program that provides free personal care items to people in the Minot community, packing roughly 90-120 bags a week.

Volunteer Position Description: Volunteering for Magic City Blessing Bank should be pretty easy. We would provide a spreadsheet of the orders, and the person packing would just need to follow along with the list and fill the bag with the listed items. We usually recommend 3-5 volunteers, and it takes roughly an hour. (Currently, because of the nature of the order timeline, we are only able to pack on Mondays between 9-2, or if that doesn’t work, we could try to accommodate a Friday packing.)

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 18 2nd St. NE – PO Box 982, Minot, ND 58702

Agency Contact: Beth Odahlen

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 801-835-4754

Agency Description: Strengthen ND is a dynamic, multi-faceted and well-connected organization that works across North Dakota (ND) to elevate nonprofits and rural communities to support a high quality of life and resources for vulnerable populations through community development.

Volunteer Position Duties: Varied

Position Requirements: Training and possible background check depending on the type of volunteer opportunity.  

Agency Website:

Agency Address: 305 8th Ave NE, Minot, ND 58702

Agency Contact: Shelly Swearson, LSBW

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-857-5911

Agency Description: Trinity Homes is a 161 bed skilled nursing facility. Our residents need various levels of nursing care. Some are fairly independent, and some require assistance with everything from eating and drinking to bathing and transferring in and out of bed. We have had residents from the age of 18 years old to 107.

Volunteer Position Duties: Most of our volunteer positions are assisting with daily activities from crafts, Bingo, 1:1 visits, music, reading, reminiscing, exercises, taking the residents outdoors, to the zoo, to the fair, fishing, the local parks, drives to look at Christmas lights, etc. Volunteers have also entertained our residents by providing singing, playing instruments, Christmas caroling, dancing, bringing in pets for pet visits, and also assisting to residents to therapies, and to the beauty shop if needed.

Position Requirements: Depends on if you are volunteering to "work" with the residents on a regular basis or to "entertain" the residents with your talent. This would be discussed and decided with each interested volunteer.

Other Information: Since Covid, all of our volunteers have been entertaining the residents. We have not had any volunteers that have worked 1:1 with the residents since Covid, but are able to have them now.

Agency Website:

Agency Address: Trinity Hospice 1015 S. Broadway, Ste 306 58701

Agency Contact: Kim Waswick, LBSW

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 701-857-5082

Agency Description: Trinity Hospice is a specialized program that provides care and support to a terminally ill person and their family. 

Volunteer Position Duties: Hospice volunteers are a very important part of the hospice experience. Volunteers can offer an increased quality of life to patients and families through their emotional support and companionship. They can provide a wide range of services to patients and families, from respite care for family members to writing letters or offering a listening ear. As a hospice volunteer you will be given choices as to how much and what types of things you want to do.

If you're a good listener, have a spirit of compassion toward those who are at end-of-life and have a little extra time, then hospice volunteering is right for you. 

Position Requirements: Application, background check and in-person training.

Other Information: Provide comfort, support and care! Become a hospice volunteer.  Additional information is available in the Looyenga Center, 101 Old Main.