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Volunteer Services' Family Sponsorship Program matches community sponsors with Ramsey County families in need during the holidays.
Applications are currently open to fill ten vacancies on the Ramsey County Charter Commission.
Help prevent homelessness in your community by surveying individuals and families who live without a permanent residence.
Volunteers help staff the 24-hour crisis line during nights and weekends. Free, extensive training begins in September 2018.
Volunteer work can be an excellent way to showcase key skills and should certainly be integrated with other work experiences on your resume.
In 2017, more than 2,250 citizens volunteered 117,942 hours of their time to Ramsey County offices and services.
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.
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.
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.
Volunteers help staff the 24-hour crisis line during nights and weekends. Free, extensive training begins in February 2018.
Are you good at repairing software or hardware problems on smartphones, tablets or laptops? We need tech-savvy volunteers for Fix-It Clinics.
Ramsey County Volunteer Services will be at the 12th annual HandsOn Twin Cities Volunteer Expo at the Mall of America on Feb. 18.
Several Ramsey County committees are seeking volunteers.
The annual Volunteers in Corrections Fall Plant and Tree Sale begins Sept. 9 at the Ramsey County Correctional Facility.
The county board is currently seeking individuals to serve on the Capital Improvement Program Citizens Advisory Committee and the Disabled Veterans Rest Camp Board.
National Trails Day will be celebrated at Battle Creek Regional Park in partnership with REI and Minnesota Off-Road Cyclists (MORC).
Cleanup events will be held April 23 at Battle Creek, Keller and Bald Eagle-Otter Lake regional parks.
In 2015, more than 3,250 volunteers contributed 126,404 hours of service to Ramsey County.
Openings include Food and Nutrition Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission, Community Health Services Advisory Committee and Community Human Services Citizens Advisory Council.
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.