Register Today for New Volunteer Portal

Northfield Shares has rolled out a free interactive volunteer recruiting and management portal for the Northfield area. Whether you are an individual volunteer, a nonprofit organization or a company with coordinated employee volunteer efforts, you will want to set up your individual profile today. Learn more »

volunteer opportunities

  • Food Shelf Renovations

    Volunteers needed to help with food shelf redesign and renovations.  more
  • Defeat of Jesse James Run/Walk Planning Committee

    Be part of the Northfield’s largest celebration weekend. Help coordinate and implement the annual Defeat of Jesse James 5k/15k Run Walk that takes place on Sunday, September 8, 2019.  To learn more about this an other opportunities with Northfield Shares, contact our office at 507-403-9755 or  more
  • Inspiring Volunteerism Committee

    If you are passionate about making Northfield a better community through volunteering?  You may want to explore joining the Inspiring Volunteerism Committee through Northfield Shares. The Inspiring Volunteerism Committee mission is to is to enhance individual and community life in Northfield by encouraging the habits of volunteerism. For information, please contact Mary Lynn Oglesbee.    more
  • Food Shelf

    Northfield Food Shelf has opportunities in stocking, sorting, shopping with clients and home deliveries  more
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  • Northfield Shares Celebrates Random Acts of Kindness Week 2019

    Mar 7NORTHFIELD, MINN. (February 12, 2019) – Northfield Shares, the Northfield area’s community foundation centered on philanthropy, volunteerism and collaborative leadership, is encouraging community members to perform random acts of kindness in celebration of National Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week 2019, which runs from February 17-22. The worldwide celebration is spearheaded and inspired by The […]  more
  • Ames Fund Continues Local Commitment with $150,000 Grant to Northfield Shares

    Jan 25NORTHFIELD, MINN. (January 25, 2019) – Northfield Shares, a community foundation centered on philanthropy, volunteerism and collaborative leadership, announced that it has been awarded a three-year grant totaling $150,000 from the Ames Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation. This unrestricted grant, which will provide $50,000 each year for operations starting in November 2019, will help bridge […]  more
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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