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I am Community: Citizens Advisory Council celebrates work at annual meeting

Seventy-eight community members and stakeholders attended this year’s Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) annual meeting on Sept. 23. The theme of this year’s meeting was “I am Community!” to showcase how members of the CAC and its committees/councils represent residents of Ramsey County.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 12:43 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 2019.

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Friday, August 2, 2019 - 9:53 a.m.

Volunteers sought for Ramsey County Charter Commission

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

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Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 8:47 a.m.

Volunteer for the Courthouse Art Selection Task Force

Members will work with the Ramsey County Historical Society to select and guide local artists in creating new art for display in the Council Chambers.

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Friday, January 25, 2019 - 9:26 a.m.

Homeless surveyor volunteers needed night of Jan. 23

Help collect information that impacts funding to serve people experiencing homelessness in Ramsey County.

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Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 11:29 a.m.

Citizens Advisory Council aligns work with county strategic priorities

The Ramsey County Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) held their annual meeting on September 24 to gather together and review how the group’s work is aligning with the county’s strategic priorities. Fifty-four CAC members from the seven committees attended and Commissioner Toni Carter lauded the group as community engagement leaders that help the county utilize resources to better serve residents.

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Friday, November 30, 2018 - 8:55 a.m.

Volunteer Services seeks Homelessness Surveyors

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

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Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 3:21 p.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.

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Friday, June 8, 2018 - 3:35 p.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. 

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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.

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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.

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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 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.

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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).

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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.

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Monday, April 18, 2016 - 10:46 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.

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