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Adopt a family in need this holiday season

Volunteer Services' Family Sponsorship Program matches community sponsors with Ramsey County families in need during the holidays.

Posted on
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:37 p.m.

Volunteers sought for Ramsey County Charter Commission

Applications are currently open to fill ten vacancies on the Ramsey County Charter Commission.

Posted on
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 11:15 a.m.

Volunteer Services seeks Homelessness Surveyors

Help prevent homelessness in your community by surveying individuals and families who live without a permanent residence.

Posted on
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 3:21 p.m.

Volunteer with SOS Sexual Violence Services

Volunteers help staff the 24-hour crisis line during nights and weekends. Free, extensive training begins in September 2018.

Posted on
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 9:32 a.m.

The value of volunteer service on your resume

Volunteer work can be an excellent way to showcase key skills and should certainly be integrated with other work experiences on your resume.

Posted on
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 3:35 p.m.

Thanking our volunteers during National Volunteer Week 2018

In 2017, more than 2,250 citizens volunteered 117,942 hours of their time to Ramsey County offices and services.

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Monday, April 16, 2018 - 10:55 a.m.

Understanding the Service Team model

In 2015, Ramsey County moved to a Service Team Structure. This change allows the county to best capitalize on its strengths and talent in pursuit of the board’s vision of a community where all are valued and thrive.

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Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 5:10 p.m.

Volunteer Services policy review

Volunteer Services is committed to coordinating a quality program with well-trained and knowledgeable volunteers. Periodic review of policies helps us fulfill this commitment. 
Respect for privacy and confidentiality is vital in all volunteer assignments. The Minnesota Data Privacy Act is a law that requires agencies to keep information about the clients we work with confidential. 

Posted on
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 2:10 p.m.

Citizens Advisory Council improves county services since 1979

In 1979, the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners created the Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) as a way for residents to formally and consistently provide recommendations for improvements to county services on behalf of the populations they represent. Learn about the council's work and how to get involved.

Posted on
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 3:29 p.m.

Volunteer with SOS Sexual Violence Services

Volunteers help staff the 24-hour crisis line during nights and weekends. Free, extensive training begins in February 2018.

Posted on
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 4:31 p.m.

Tech-savvy volunteers needed for Fix-It Clinics

Are you good at repairing software or hardware problems on smartphones, tablets or laptops? We need tech-savvy volunteers for Fix-It Clinics.

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 11:14 a.m.

Learn about county volunteer opportunities at Feb. 18 Volunteer Expo

Ramsey County Volunteer Services will be at the 12th annual HandsOn Twin Cities Volunteer Expo at the Mall of America on Feb. 18.

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Monday, February 13, 2017 - 8:03 a.m.

Volunteers sought for several citizen boards and committees

Several Ramsey County committees are seeking volunteers. 

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 11:03 a.m.

Volunteers in Corrections Fall Plant and Tree Sale begins Sept. 9

The annual Volunteers in Corrections Fall Plant and Tree Sale begins Sept. 9 at the Ramsey County Correctional Facility.

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Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 11:38 a.m.

Volunteers sought for capital improvement and veterans boards

The county board is currently seeking individuals to serve on the Capital Improvement Program Citizens Advisory Committee and the Disabled Veterans Rest Camp Board.

Posted on
Friday, June 17, 2016 - 4:47 p.m.

Celebrate National Trails Day at Battle Creek Regional Park

National Trails Day will be celebrated at Battle Creek Regional Park in partnership with REI and Minnesota Off-Road Cyclists (MORC).

Posted on
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.

Volunteers needed for annual Earth Day Cleanup at county parks

Cleanup events will be held April 23 at Battle Creek, Keller and Bald Eagle-Otter Lake regional parks.

Posted on
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 10:46 a.m.

Celebrating Ramsey County volunteers for National Volunteer Week

In 2015, more than 3,250 volunteers contributed 126,404 hours of service to Ramsey County.

Posted on
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 12:22 p.m.

Volunteers sought for four citizen boards and committees

Openings include Food and Nutrition Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission, ​Community Health Services Advisory Committee and Community Human Services Citizens Advisory Council.

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Friday, April 1, 2016 - 10:32 a.m.

Ramsey County volunteer Ruby Parker receives 2016 Be the Change award

Ruby has volunteered with Community Human Services as an Information Desk Attendant for more than two years and has provided 1,957 hours of service.

Posted on
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 10:02 a.m.