1911 Curve Crest Blvd. West
Stillwater, Minnesota 55082
651-430-2739 - info@valleyoutreachmn.org

Business Hours: M, W, & F: 9:00am – 4:00pm
T & Th: 9:00am – 7:00 pm

Client Service Hours: M, W, & F: 10:00am – 12:00pm
T & Th: 5:00pm – 7:00 pm
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Donate Your Most Precious Gift - TIME!

"Volunteering at Valley Outreach is simply a no-brainer for me. The joy and gratitude I get from giving my time far outweighs what I could ever give back!"
- Valley Outreach Volunteer -

You can play a significant role in helping individuals and families through a difficult time in their life. We invite you to help serve your community in a way that truly makes a difference. With a focus on respect, support and empowerment, your donated time helps to provide hope to our clients as they move towards self-sufficiency.

Contributions of time, talent and resources are an integral part of Valley Outreach’s ability to meet the basic needs of food, clothing and emergency financial assistance. 

Volunteers are essential to the work we do at Valley Outreach, and we really wouldn’t exist without them.  Every week our dedicated team of volunteers donates over 100 hours of their time as they assist in the operation of our programs.  They come from various backgrounds and cover all ages, but the common thing they share is a desire to help our neighbors in need and enjoy working together.  Valley Outreach volunteers bring their expertise, care and time to make a brighter future for our community.  New volunteers are always welcome and quickly become part of the Valley Outreach volunteer team.

Sign Up Now to Join the Effort

Valley outreach has many volunteer opportunities for both groups and individuals. Surely there is one that will fit with your schedule and interests.

Upcoming Orientations:

Thursday, September 25:                 10:00 - 11:00 am
Monday, October 6:                           4:00 - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, October 21:                         5:30 - 6:30 pm
Monday, November 3:                       4:00 - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, November 18:                    5:30 - 6:30 pm
Monday, December 1:                       4:00 - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, December 9:                       5:30 - 6:30 pm

Food Shelf Volunteers

Valley Outreach is looking for volunteers to enhance the food shelf experience for our clients. Volunteers can help by: welcoming clients and connecting them with a shopper, keeping shelves full, receiving and unloading deliveries, and making sure the food is properly stocked and stored before each client service shift. The Food Shelf volunteer opportunities are limitless, please contact Suzanne at suzanne.lindquist@valleyoutreachmn.org or call 651-342-5559 to learn more about how you can help.


Clothing Closet Volunteer

Valley Outreach Clothing Closet volunteers accept and inventory donations, display clothes, and help clients through the shopping process.  There are opportunities and times available to volunteer, please contact Suzanne at suzanne.lindquist@valleyoutreachmn.org or call 651-342-5559


Major Food Drives

Valley Outreach is looking for volunteers to help us with organizing our major food drives in the fall and spring. There are two ways you can help with major food drive initiatives: 1). Coordinate your own food collection in your neighborhood, school, or local business, it would be a great help! 2). Help receive and sort deliveries from other food drive campaigns. For more information, contact Suzanne at suzanne.lindquist@valleyoutreachmn.org or call 651-342-5559

Corporate Giving Days
We are always looking for business partners.  Valley Outreach would love to partner with you in organizing a corporate volunteer service day, holiday party, and/or a food drive where your employees can give their time to directly benefit Valley Outreach. It will benefit everyone involved, especially those who need it the most.
Interested in corporate donations or partnerships?  Please contact Suzanne at  suzanne.lindquist@valleyoutreachmn.org or call 651-342-5559


Youth Groups
We always welcome youth volunteer groups to help out with one time projects or events.  Valley Outreach currently works with several church youth Summer Stretch groups who have helped us with numerous school supply and food projects, along with sorting and stocking our food shelf and clothing closet.  If your volunteer group would be interested in helping out please contact Suzanne at  suzanne.lindquist@valleyoutreachmn.org or call 651-342-5559


Intake Volunteer
Valley Outreach intake volunteers assist clients with registration prior to their food shelf, clothing closet and/or emergency fund visit. Intake Volunteers offer clients information about additional resources available to them. If you enjoy working with people on a one on one basis and want to help out please contact Suzanne at suzanne.lindquist@valleyoutreachmn.org or call 651-342-5559


Front Desk Volunteer 
Valley Outreach is looking for a friendly face and voice at our front desk to help answer phones, greet people, accept donations, and assist with administrative duties and special projects.  If you have strong communication and administration skills and want to volunteer in this position please contact Suzanne at suzanne.lindquist@valleyoutreachmn.org or call 651-342-5559 


Board and Committees
Being on our board is a great way to be involved with our mission and to support the community here in the St. Croix Valley. The Nominating Committee of Valley Outreach welcomes you to fill out our board application, whether for yourself, or as a referral. You may print and return this application or you can use the following online form: Valley Outreach Committee and Board Candidate Information Form.


Drivers
Valley Outreach is currently looking for volunteer drivers to pick up food donations on weekends and holidays.  If you have a medium to large size vehicle and would like to help pick up donations please contact Suzanne at suzanne.lindquist@valleyoutreachmn.org or call 651-342-5559


Special Events

Our special events volunteers assist with administrative tasks, perform annual year-end inventory, staffing events, and assist with various committees and taskforces.  If you want to help out with special events please contact Suzanne at suzanne.lindquist@valleyoutreachmn.org or call 651-342-5559


For more information about volunteering please contact Suzanne at suzanne.lindquist@valleyoutreachmn.org or call 651-342-5559

Click here to download the volunteer application form. Email to Suzanne when completed at suzanne.lindquist@valleyoutreachmn.org .


Other Opportunities

If you are interested in serving on a committee, helping with event planning, or other special projects, please e-mail suzanne.lindquist@valleyoutreachmn.org or call 651-342-5559.



 

 



MISSION

Valley Outreach is a bridge between the crisis of the moment and the solution of the future. We help our St. Croix Valley neighbors in need of food, clothing, emergency financial assistance, and other support while respecting their individual dignity and offering them encouragement and hope.

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