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
  • Volunteers needed ASAP to read to students this summer

    Volunteers Still Needed – To read to students this summer This is an ongoing summer volunteer opportunity WHAT: Northfield Schools Summer Plus Volunteer Reader Program WHO: Adult volunteers needed as Reading Partners for elementary students WHEN: 7-week program / 14 days *Volunteers needed each day from 1:15 – 2:30  DATES:        Week 1 […]  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
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news

  • Northfield Shares Encourages Community to Perform Random Acts of Kindness

    Feb 10Northfield Shares, a community foundation centered on philanthropy, volunteerism and collaborative leadership, is encouraging community members to perform random acts of kindness in celebration of the 17th annual National Random Acts of Kindness Week, which runs from February 12 to February 18. The weeklong worldwide celebration is spearheaded and inspired by the Random Acts of […]  more
  • Northfield Shares Hires First Full-time Executive Director

    Jan 24Northfield Shares, a community foundation centered on philanthropy, volunteerism and collaborative leadership, has hired its first full-time executive director. The organization has reached a stage in its growth requiring the need to fill this role, made possible as part of a capacity-building grant that Northfield Shares received from the Ames Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation. […]  more
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About Northfield Shares

Watch this short video to learn more about Northfield Shares!

The Northfield Booster Club received a grant that went a long way to help those student-athletes attending Northfield Middle School and Northfield High School who were unable to pay the athletic fee for participation. Ensuring that all students have the opportunity to participate in co-curricular activities is critical, as these activities provide for the learning of life skills, that might not be easily attainable in a classroom.

– Tom Graupmann, Activities Director, Northfield Public Schools