volunteer opportunities

  • English to Spanish translator

    The LINK Center is looking for a volunteer to translate articles from English into Spanish for our monthly newsletter. There are usually 8-12 articles per month that need to be translated around mid-month. We would request a turn-around time within 2-3 days.  more
  • Hands-Only CPR Volunteer Instructor

    Join the Northfield Area Heart Safe Project in teaching Hands-Only CPR to Carleton students.  more
  • Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

    Common Good Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is a program of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Winona, and funded in large part by the Corporation for National & Community Service and through other grants.  We serve 16 counties in Southern MN, including:  Rice, Le Sueur, Steele, Dodge, Blue Earth, Brown, Nicollet, Goodhue, Houston, Fillmore, […]  more
  • CAC Volunteer Drivers

    You Can Make A Difference!  more
See all opportunities


  • Local Nonprofits Put Northfield Shares Grants to Use

    May 16First of a three-part series featuring grants in action Northfield Shares, a community foundation centered on philanthropy, volunteerism and collaborative leadership, distributed over $68,000 to 15 local nonprofits as part of its annual grant cycle. Grants were awarded to organizations whose projects create long-term solutions to core issues affecting our community, enhance the overall well-being […]  more
  • Northfield Shares Featured in Northfield News Ames Fund Article

    Apr 11Northfield Shares was recently featured in a Northfield News article spotlighting the important impact of the Ames Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation on local nonprofit organizations and the community as a whole. Thus far, the Ames Fund, which was established by a family with a fondness for the city of Northfield, has distributed more than $1 million to local […]  more
See all news

About Northfield Shares

Watch this short video to learn more about Northfield Shares!

Where would we be without the support of Northfield Shares? Their yearly beautification grants allow the Garden Club to provide flowering baskets and plantings on the Pedestrian Bridge over the Cannon River, in Bridge Square, in the Memorial Rose Garden and around the Pergola at the Farmer’s Market. Together we make the community more beautiful.

– Judy Code, Northfield Garden Club