Boats and Bluegrass is a family-friendly music and camping festival on the shores of the Mississippi River in Winona, Minnesota. Volunteers help out in shifts from 9/20/2022-9/25/2022 in a variety of areas including set-up and take-down, the Saloon bar, tickets and welcoming, selling merchandise, and greeting patrons. To Volunteer you can clink on the link listed under website on our page or email the address given.
For more information about the event check out there website Boats and Bluegrass.
Miller Mentoring is an after school mentoring program that works with youth in grades 5-12 at Winona Middle School and Winona Senior High. Our primary goal is to build strong relationships while focusing on social-emotional wellness and academic success.
Takes place: Mon – Wed from 3:30-5:00pm at both schools. Mentors join on a set day once per week and are matched with a student who shares similar interests.
You can apply directly by using the link provided or by calling/emailing the contact info for Drew Althoff.
Volunteers will be needed starting late winter/early spring for the 2022-2023 school year. Junior Achievement will supply the curriculum to teach 5-6 sessions which are each about 45 mins long. Volunteers will be matched with interested classrooms by a coordinator. Once placed with a class, the volunteer and teacher will plan out what days’ work for both the classroom schedule as well as the volunteers schedule.
We are looking for volunteers to help us provide laundry and shower services to our guests. We require a minimum of two staff or volunteers to be in our centers at any given time when guests are present. As our showers and laundry are located in the Warming Center, we need a minimum of two volunteers for these shifts. One volunteer and one staff will stay at the Day Center and the other two will go to the Warming Center to be open for anyone that needs to shower or do laundry.
Must be 18 years or older and pass a background check.
Ongoing every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm-6pm.
Habitat for Humanity is looking for help with their new build on Broadway Street in Winona. They are looking for 8-10 volunteers! If interested, contact Dave at (507) 452-7794
Annual Campaign Street Team members will assist with the planning and coordination of four events from April 22nd-May 22nd. Volunteers will undergo a specific fundraising training and learn how to strategically spread the word about the WOC within the community.
We request a commitment of 5-10 hours per month from mid-late February until late May depending on tasks assigned, must be 16 years or older, may require frequent bending, standing, or walking for long periods of time, and lifting/transporting recreational equipment up to 25lbs.
Family Friendly outdoor music festival.
Shifts available at a variety of times and for a variety of tasks 9/20-9/25/2022
Time commitment is about 6 hours for a full shift; age requirement 18 or older; shifts generally require standing/walking, and some set-up/take-down shifts require more strenuous lifting/bending/moving around.
Grace House, our transitional shelter for women and children, is starting the process of finding qualified volunteers to join our mission in helping families. The volunteer role would be ideal for social work, nursing, psychology, child advocacy, and child education students and grads or anyone who has experience in any of the mentioned areas.
Volunteers would be required to pass a background check, attend ongoing training, and commit to a minimum of one shift per week.
(Typically 4 hours). Ideal applicants will have a passion for helping families, be empathetic, dependable, have excellent communication skills, and understand and practice confidentiality.
Volunteers will help families by modeling positive social interactions and parenting skills, budgeting, healthy lifestyle skills, cooking and nutrition, resume writing, and employment related skills. Grace House is working to open early this fall, but volunteers would attend training and leadership meetings beginning this summer. Training will include trauma informed mentoring, ACES, First Aid/CPR, and poverty awareness.
Stop in to Grace Place at 66 E. 2nd St. to fill out a volunteer application. For any questions or more information contact our
Shelter Coordinator, Jen, at
Requirements: A rain garden clean-up day requires a minimum one-hour time commitment. The clean-up requires lifting, bending, and kneeling, but if a person is accustomed to working in a garden, they should be suitable for the work.
How to Volunteer: Call or email Bluff Country Co-op and ask for Cea Louis, the Sustainability Coordinator. They will communicate the next clean-up day that’s been scheduled, and provide the necessary information. Cea Louis, (507) 452-1815, firstname.lastname@example.org
Minimum time commitment of 1-2 hours a week for 3 months. The person will need to be able to rock infants, talk, read and sing to them. There is the need to possibly carry them.
Join the Winona Walk Planning Committee and help grow the movement to end Alzheimer’s from the ground up. Committee members are the heart of the event, planning everything from the kick-off to the wrap-up. Some members focus on growing the event by recruiting teams and sponsors, others coordinate logistics, and some
work on promoting the event in the community. Monthly meetings from February – October
How to sign up or volunteer:
Name: Rebecca Ayaz
Phone Number: 952-857-0535
Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center is a nonprofit organization that provides mental health services to children, families and adults in Winona, Houston, Fillmore, Wabasha and Goodhue Counties is looking for volunteers to help with small, outside, painting projects at The Board and Lodge homes and yard workers at our Board and Lodge homes and the Winona Clinic location. Yard work includes; weed pulling, bush trimming, trash pickup and mowing the lawn.
If you are 16 years or older please visit our website.
Winona Chore Corps is a program under the Winona Friendship Center that provides older adults in the city of Winona and Goodview with services to ensure they are able to remain living safely in their own home.
The Chore Corps is in search of individuals who are interested in providing a variety of services including snow shoveling and snow blowing in the winter, lawn care in the summer, and a variety of other chore services year round. Equipment is provided by the Chore Corps or the client and includes lawn mowers, snow shovels, snow blowers, and more. The Chore Corps works to support the independence of older adults, build community, and provide valuable and meaningful volunteer opportunities.
Must be 18 to operate motorized equipment. Walking, pushing, and lifting may be required. Volunteers need to pass basic background check.
The front desk of the History Center is the heart of the organization. Volunteers will answer phone calls, direct visitors, handle admissions, ticket and gift shop sales. Generally, shifts are in 3-4 hour blocks, mostly during weekdays, with some weekend opportunities. The History Center is open weekdays 9am – 5pm, Saturdays 10am – 4pm and Sundays 12-4pm.
Current Volunteer Opportunities:
ReStore Donation Pick-up Truck Assistant – Ride along for pick-ups in the ReStore truck, and help keep our store full of amazing stuff!
Donation receiving- Help our amazing donors out by unloading donations in the Drive Thru and informing them where to go when we can’t take their items.
Donation processing- Sort, clean, and price new donations so they are ready for the sales floor.
Recycling/Scrapping – Disassemble unusable or broken items, and sort them into recycling or trash.
ReStore Cashier – Provide awesome customer service, and operate our register.
Customer Service – Organize the sales floor, help customers find their treasures, and make a great ReStore environment.
Janitor/Groundskeeper – Clean and tidy the store, wipe up spills, and check the grounds for trash.
Landscaping/Gardening – Mow the lawn, weed, or tend to our flower and vegetable gardens.
Office assistance – Assist in data collection and analysis, send out thank you cards, or help keep us organized!
Special Events/Fundraising – Help us plan, organize, solicit, and promote special events.
Construction/Painting– Be a part of the team on one of our home repair projects or new home construction.
To learn more about our volunteer opportunities, contact our volunteer coordinator at email@example.com. Thank you for supporting Habitat for Humanity!
Weekly – 20- 30 hrs
The Pickwick Mill Inc. (on National Registry of Historic Sites) is open May-Oct, Tues-Sun, noon – 5 p.m. Volunteer time can be flexible with a minimum of 5 hrs/day. You must be able to walk stairs and calculate change. Very unique opportunity to meet people from all over the world. Unique history experience to see the original equipment in the museum.
The Winona County Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention is a group that works on preventing teen substance abuse by hosting various awareness campaigns and events.
Volunteers often help plan or facilitate activities throughout the community based on their individual strengths and interests. Students and adults are able to help, must be middle school or older. Visit our website and “Events” tab to see common activities – http://www.winonacountyasap.org.
We’re always thankful for helping hands. Volunteers are needed for toy sorting, set up and tear down, and working the annual Toy Store. If you’re interested, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Volunteer” and let us know what area you’re interested in helping out with.
Volunteers have been the lifeblood of Trinona since 2009! Join hundreds of local volunteers to assist athletes, spectators and the race crew. Get a free Trinona RACE CREW t-shirt, refreshments and a million thankful smiles. The least we can do for each volunteer is to give back a little something for you!
All Trinona volunteers will receive:
• A commemorative volunteer T-shirt celebrating this year’s event
• Complimentary snack and beverage
• Complete community service hours
• Meet a new friend or business contact
• Create new interests or hobbies
• Fulfillment of helping another individuals accomplish their goal or dream
• And, of course, the good feeling one gets when helping a worthy cause
Trinona Weekend Schedule:
- Trinona Kids Tri SATURDAY, JUNE 11 • 9AM – NOON Beginner-friendly triathlon for kids AGES 6-15 Hosted at Winona Family YMCA
- Multisport Expo SATURDAY, JUNE 11 • 2PM – 6PM Athlete registration for race day and check out sponsor booths
- Trinona Sprint & International Distance Triathlon SUNDAY, JUNE 12 • 7AM – NOON Beginner-friendly Sprint course and iconic International course
- Trinona Run-Bike-Run Duathlon SUNDAY, JUNE 12 • 7AM – NOON
There are variety of volunteer opportunities for every interest & ability level, Trinona Weekend volunteer shifts are available on June 10th, 11th & 12th, 2022. Including, but not limited to set-up, packet pick-up, course safety, directing athletes and clean-up.
If you have questions please reach out to email@example.com
Winona Health is always looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals willing to share their valuable time and talent. More than 250 active volunteers contribute thousands of hours of service to Winona Health through Winona Health and senior services. The men, women, and youth who volunteer their time help carry out the mission of Winona Health and helps by raising funds for needed hospital equipment. They provide comfort and well-being to patients and residents and provide healthcare scholarships. If you’re looking for a fulfilling opportunity to dedicate your time through an experience rich in history and meaning, become a Winona Health Volunteer. Lots of opportunities available.