Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota welcomes you to join the hundreds of diverse volunteers who make a difference in our community every day. We offer individual and group volunteer opportunities and internships. Volunteer with our program participants, behind-the-scenes at retail locations, special projects and more. Volunteerism at GESMN fits a variety of skill sets, interests and schedules. Join us!
We're looking for a volunteer that's passionate about accessibility to assist education and/or assessing our organizational accessibility. This may include accessing our various facilities, services, or programs, and giving us feedback, or collecting and developing content for educational efforts.
Work with GESMN students who are learning computer, GED, or job-searching skills in a computer lab setting. Tutors provide individualized assistance as learners complete online lessons in a welcoming, self-paced environment. Apply to volunteer through the Minnesota Literacy Council!
We’re looking for professionals from a variety of industries to serve as volunteers in our training programs! Employer Partners provide a valuable service to GESMN participants, and serve the organization in a variety of ways, including:
Tutor students in a one-on-one capacity to assist in studying and preparation for the General Educational Development (GED) exam.
Create digital images of GESMN's historical photos, documents, and artifacts in preparation for the organization’s 100-year anniversary in 2019. These images will be used by GESMN to share how the organization has served the people of Minnesota over the past century!
Engage with GESMN staff in a vitual capacity to assist with creating social content around sales and events, along with other website-based projects. Additional opportunities available for individuals experienced in design!
Our Retail Volunteers serve at a variety of our 50+ store locations throughout the state, and can drop in 7-days a week at almost any time! Retail Volunteers enjoy the thrill of a fast-paced thrift retail environment while supporting our mission and community.
We welcome volunteer groups of various sizes throughout our organization. Interested in a group volunteer opportunity? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Assist GESMN in its efforts to shape public policy! This position assists with organizing, monitoring legislation and coordinating grassroots advocacy activities during the MN Legislative Session (Jan-May).
Support GESMN in building partnerships with employers, landlords, and community service providers while learning about reentry and the criminal justice system.
Work closely with GESMN staff to learn the requirements of programs offered at this site. This position interacts with GESMN participants while assisting them in achieving their vocational goals, along with interacting with other community resource providers.
Help strengthen and expand Gina + Will™'s online presence while gaining valuable, firsthand experience in creative online and retail promotions!
Manager, Volunteer Services & Community Recruitment