Helping America's most vulnerable™

Residential Treatment volunteer opportunities

Volunteer at our Residential Treatment Centers

Avanti Center for Girls (Blaine)

  • Group leaders

    Group Leaders are needed to run specialty group sessions, such as AA or NA groups, or groups focusing on areas of diversity relevant to our youth (Talking Circles, GLBT, etc.).

  • Internships

    Internships are available for volunteers who are attending college and are in need of internship hours.

  • Specialty volunteers

    Specialty volunteers are needed for assisting with one-time projects on-site, such as spring landscaping, painting, etc. If you, or a group of individuals, are looking to volunteer your time for an afternoon or weekend, please contact us.

  • Youth mentors

    Spend time being a friend to an adolescent in need! Provide role-modeling and a positive influence through hanging out, sharing activities and good conversation. Youth mentors are individuals/couples who will mentor an Avanti resident for 6-9 months. Youth mentors will be matched up with one youth resident and will meet their youth weekly or biweekly.

CONTACT: Heather Vogel
Phone: 763-230-7470
heather.vogel@voamn.org

Bar None Residential Treatment Center (Anoka)

  • Group leaders

    Contact: Shannon Amundson, samundson@voamn.org

    Run specialty group sessions, such as AA or NA groups, or groups focusing on areas of diversity relevant to our youth (Talking Circles, GLBT, etc.).

  • Internships

    Contact: Bob Jones, bob.jones@voamn.org

    Available for those attending college in need of internship hours.

  • Specialty volunteers

    Contact: Terry Malecha, tmalecha@voamn.org

    Assist with one-time projects on agency such as spring landscaping, painting, etc. If you or a group of individuals are looking to volunteer your time for an afternoon or weekend.

  • Spirituality volunteers

    Contact: Bob Bledsoe

    Assist in the weekly Spirituality Group Sessions held on units. These Spirituality sessions focus on helping our residents to establish core values and utilize the viewpoints of and information from many religions and spiritual traditions. Opportunities to assist with weekly Bible studies or Christian based Chapel services on agency are also available.

  • Youth mentors

    Spend time being a friend to an adolescent in need! Provide role-modeling and a positive influence through hanging out, sharing activities and good conversation. Must be 21 or above.

CONTACT: Call us for more information and to sign up
Phone: 763-753-2500
info@voamn.org

Omegon Residential Treatment Center

  • Painting

    Building’s exterior windows and a couple of doors need scraping, priming and painting.

CONTACT: Terry Thompson
Phone: 952-945-4000
tthompson@voamn.org