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St. Vincent de Paul - Faribault

  • Answering phones
  • Light computer work
  • Stock the food shelf
  • Distribute food
  • Sort clothing
  • Light maintenance
  • Truck driver

Community Action Center – Faribault and Northfield

  • Greeter and floater
  • Stocking and inventory
  • Warehouse and receiving
  • Cleaning and organizing
  • Food rescue
  • Mobile food access

Faribault Schools

  • ESL Classroom Assistant
  • -Basic Reading
  • -Administrative Program Support (clerical)
  • One - to - one tutoring (May vary depending on student needs)
  • ECFE (Early Childhood Family Education)
  • ProjectABLE

River Bend Nature Center - Faribault

  • Buckthorn removal, Garlic Mustard Pull, Wild Parsnip Pull

Three Rivers Action Center - Faribault

  • Meals on Wheels meal delivery Monday-Friday
    11 a.m. (takes 30-40 minutes for delivery)

Growing Up Healthy

  • Teams of 2-4 to install heat tape on mobile homes this spring.

Hope Center 

  • 24-hour Safeline volunteer - requires a 40-hour training offered online, on demand.
  • Update the database
  • Organize donations
  • Create and share social media content



Habitat for Humanity - Faribault

Volunteers are needed to build 5 homes in Faribault starting in June. Volunteer tasks:

  • site host
  • building

No experience needed. (This is a great team activity for one day out of the office)

Center for Family Unity

  • Visit supervisors, usually 2.5 hours as needed to supervise parent visits with children. Training and template offered.
  • Event volunteers for work events (Golf event, parades, etc.)



Project Friendship - Northfield

  • Volunteer driver - Drive mentors once a week to their mentee's school and an hour later bring them back to campus

NEED:  Valid drivers license and background check

Ruth’s House of Hope

  • Paint front porch at the shelter
  • Yard maintenance weather - a 1-time thing or all summer.
  • Power washing the siding
  • Outdoor games with the kids

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Northfield's Earth Day Activities

May 2022

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Faribault's Beautification Day

April 30, 2022

Pitch in to beautify Faribault! Contact Faribault Parks & Recreation's Paul Peanasky, 507-334-2064.

Coming Soon