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Welcome! Join our great community of volunteers

Hennepin County has a variety of volunteer opportunities to support your community and the causes important to you. Residents of all ages, skills, and backgrounds are welcome to volunteer. Join our volunteering community to meet new people, learn new skills, make a difference, and have fun! 

Complete the volunteer application and a Volunteer Coordinator will be in contact with you shortly with next steps. 

Our mission  
We inspire our employees and volunteers to build a strong presence and reputation for social responsibility within the community.
Our vision  
To envision employees and volunteers coming together to identify needs and engage with services that make a difference in our resilient and diverse community.
Our commitment to disparity reduction  

The county recognizes the adverse consequences of disparities among us and supports disparity reduction among our residents. 

 

The work of Hennepin County focuses on the people in its communities. It is committed to its residents achieving positive outcomes in these defined domains: Education, Employment, Health, Housing, Income, Justice, and Transportation. 

 

This graphic illustrates seven disparities we can affect and how they are all connected in some way. Reducing any individual disparity can leverage positive change and help reduce disparities in other areas. If one gear turns, they all move.