volunteer opportunities

  • “We Love Northfield” Serve Day

    The "We Love Northfield" Serve Day on August 11 offers something for everyone through unity in community and service  more
  • Help with the DJJD Run/Walk

    The Defeat of Jesse James Days Run/Walk can’t happen without volunteers. Be one of the many volunteers who help make this community event a success, enabling Northfield Shares to continue its mission of advancing philanthropy, inspiring volunteerism and promoting collaborative leadership. Race day is Sunday, Sept 9, but there are plenty of opportunities to help […]  more
  • Clothes Closet

    The Clothes Closet

    An opportunity to volunteer and join our team by assisting staff in the store's operation.   more
  • Food Shelf

    Northfield Food Shelf has opportunities in stocking, sorting, shopping with clients and home deliveries  more
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  • Grants in Action: Project Friendship

    Jun 25Northfield Shares distributed over $62,000 in grants to 12 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 of the area and generate the biggest multiplier effect. One of this year’s grant recipients, Project Friendship, has had […]  more
  • Crosby’s Motto Teaches a Life Lesson at Greenvale Park Elementary

    Jun 22Editor’s note: This article was originally written for a special National Volunteer Week section in the April 14th edition of the Northfield News. For the past nine years, volunteer Anne Crosby has been a fixture at Greenvale Park Elementary School. Her volunteering stems from something much deeper than gratitude toward the people impacting her children’s […]  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