"I'm so grateful for the fantastic volunteers who are so concerned and willing to give their time for others."
Volunteer With Us
Help your neighbors by volunteering. Complete the volunteer application below to get started. You can also phone our office staff at 320-974-8737 to express an interest in volunteering.
Volunteers are the backbone of our program, providing necessary supports to our older neighbors, enabling them to remain in their homes and our community as long as possible. Volunteers can choose to be involved on a regular basis or “as-needed”. During the application process, volunteers are asked to note areas of interest, experience and abilities. Training and ongoing supports are provided throughout the year.
Volunteer opportunities include:
Transportation: Driving seniors to medical appointments, shopping and outings
Meal Delivery: Delivering hot lunches
Light Housekeeping: Dusting, sweeping, etc.
Chore Services: Mowing and raking lawns, removing snow, filling bird feeders, etc.
Events and Fundraising: Assisting with planning, set-up, serving and baking
Companionship: Making friendly visits in person and wellness checks by phone
Caregiver Respite: Providing in-home companionship while caregiver has a day free for errands, appointments, and self-care
Health & Wellness: Leading sessions and providing education on variety of skills such as fall prevention, managing chronic illnesses, and strengthening exercises
Our program appreciates our amazing volunteers that have different talents and personalities and offer all of the dimensions needed to keep our seniors comfortably in their homes.
AAHFS board and staff host an annual appreciation picnic as one way to express gratitude for the many hours of service contributed by our volunteers.