Volunteer Opportunities



Girls Basketball Tournament 

Urban Ventures Athletics is hosting the Rebels Best of the Midwest Basketball Tournament, sponsored by Adidas, from May 11th - 13th. Girls Basketball teams (4th to 12th grade) will be traveling from around the midwest to participate.

Volunteers are needed to assist with a variety of tasks, including: admissions, concessions, parking, time keeping, score keeping, monitoring the doors and the auditorium, and security.

Time Commitment: 4-5 hrs per shift; Friday, May 11 - Sunday, May 13

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Childcare for Center for Families Couples Retreat

On April 28, Center for Families: Siempre Padres couples will attend a retreat where they will learn how to build strong, healthy relationships. They will also have the opportunity to strengthen their commitment to one another. 

Volunteers are needed to provide childcare for children who are six months old to 12 years old. Lessons for the day will be planned and volunteer teachers are needed to implement the lessons. There will be plenty of fun activities for the day and lunch will be provided!

Time Commitment: 3 hr shifts on Saturday, April 28
Specific Hours: 8:30 - 11: 30 am and 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

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Center for Families - English Conversational Circles

We need 4-5 volunteers on Monday nights from January 22 - June 18, 2018. Through leading discussions, you will help our adult participants practice and learn the English language.

Time Commitment: 1.5 hrs/wk for 5 weeks (consecutive weeks preferred, but not mandatory)
Specific Hours: Mondays 6 - 7:30 pm.

Last year, volunteers invested over 10,800 hours of their time into Urban Ventures. That's the equivalent FIVE full-time staff members!

Be part of the team that is empowering transformation in South Minneapolis.


One-time volunteer opportunities

Click here to view and register for one-time volunteer opportunities OR sign up to be notified when we have one-time needs.

Large-group volunteer opportunities

Large groups (greater than 10) please submit an email here.

Note: Skills-based opportunities are listed at the bottom of this page. Current volunteers can log in here.




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