Share Minnesota and Volunteer!

The Senior LinkAge Line® - A One Stop Shop for Minnesota Seniors at 1-800-333-2433 can help you find the volunteer opportunity that meets your needs and sparks your passion!

By calling the Senior LinkAge Line® - A One Stop Shop for Minnesota Seniors at 1-800-333-2433 an expert can help you find the best way to volunteer based on your desires. Then get you connected to a volunteer matching organization where you will find that special volunteer opportunity that sparks your interest and your passion. 

There are so many reasons to volunteer!

  1. You can develop a new skill or learn a new hobby.

  2. Be a part of your community.

  3. Meet new people.

  4. Accomplish a personal sense of achievement.

  5. Be a community leader.

  6. Transition into retirement.

  7. Enhance your network when transitioning to a new job.

  8. Inspire other people with your passion.

  9. Find creative ways to put your talent to work.

 

Before you call 

  • Think about the things you might be interested in and the number of hours you can volunteer.

  • Think about what sparks your passion and what skills you might have—be creative!

  • Ask about volunteering opportunities that may pay a stipend and think about if this is something you'd like more information about.

  • Write down your thoughts and then share with the call specialist.

      Voice of Older Minnesotan Volunteers

      • Community - Learn how these Minnesota seniors are contributing to their communities. They give back and get more. Volunteering is good for your health. Minnesota Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon comments on the benefits of volunteering.
      • Expand - Learn how these Minnesota seniors are using their life long experiences and interests to find volunteering opportunities in their community.
      • Experience - Learn how these Minnesota seniors are using their life long experiences and interests to find volunteering opportunities in their community.
      • Fun - Volunteering “doesn’t feel like work, it’s play”.  These Minnesota volunteers look forward to their volunteering and the differences they are making in their community. Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon comments on the fun to be found in volunteering.
      • Health - Find out how these older Minnesotan’s find volunteering keeps them young and active. Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon provides thoughts on the health benefits of volunteering.
      • Skills - Everyone has skills and abilities that are valuable to others through volunteering. Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon lets us know that everyone has skills and experiences that are of value to others through volunteering.

      This initiative is intended to provide another door for older adults to get connected to local opportunities to volunteer. Launched by Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon. 


      There are several partners that make this initiative possible:

      • The Minnesota Board on Aging
      • Area Agencies on Aging/Senior LinkAge Line®
      • Volunteer – Matching Organizations across Minnesota (Minnesota Senior Corps Programs, Volunteer Centers across the state)