Volunteer Opportunities

Become a Tax Aide Volunteer

Help senior citizens or low income and disadvantaged citizens in the Anoka County area fill out their income tax, property, or mobile home tax returns. No prior experience necessary. Training is provided. . For more information contact Tricia at 763-324-1661.

Volunteer Transportation

Consider making a difference by driving seniors and veterans to and from medical appointments.

Fight Hunger

Invest time with your local food shelf in providing emergency food or clothing to people in need. RSVP volunteers serve at ACBC in Anoka, Salvation Army in Blaine, NACE Inc. in East Bethel and SACA in Columbia Heights.

Become a Companionship Volunteer

RSVP volunteers provide companionship for family caregivers. Volunteers socialize, play cards, games, share a movie or listen to music with the caregiver’s loved one while the caregiver receives respite.

Tutor Adult Learners

Share your love of reading and skill-building with others at Metro North Adult Basic Education. Tutors receive training to work with adults needing help with basic reading and English as a Second Language. Sites located in Blaine, Columbia Heights, and Oak Grove.

Stepping Stone Emergency Housing

Volunteers are needed in the following areas; front desk, reception, presenters (share a skill), food pick up, and handyman.

Indoors & Outdoors

Local nature centers seek volunteers to assist with special events, program set-ups, newsletters and office tasks.

Volunteer From Home

Volunteer to take grocery orders for clients and enter them online. Computer needed. Training provided.

Become an Anoka County Ambassador!

The Anoka County Courthouse Ambassador is seeking a welcoming, patient and outgoing volunteer to help others with a smile. The Ambassador will serve as the first point of contact for our diverse population. He/she will help direct the flow of traffic during high volume court calendars and courthouse remodel project. This position includes walking, standing and going up and down stairs in escorting constituents to their desired location if needed. In addition, the ambassador may assist in transcribing responses to court forms for litigants that are unable to write in English. The Anoka County Ambassador is a representative of the court and county; and their presence will help promote safety and efficiency as well as create a positive and welcoming environment for constituents. Shifts are available Monday through Thursday from 8 A.M. -10 A.M. or 12:30 P.M. - 2 P.M. Training, orientation and on-going assistance will be provided. Volunteers will sign a confidentiality agreement and must pass a background check.