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Opportunities to Serve – Volunteer Login

Email info@sourcemn.org if interested in being involved.

Urban Outreach

Wednesday Community Meal

4-5:30pm – Help with meal prep & set up for weekly community meal, assist with Fallout cleaning & maintenance.

5:30-7:30pm – Weekly meal followed by various activities around the rhythm of UP, IN, & OUT.

Art Openings

These typically happen once a month in the Fallout Gallery. Help is needed to curate & clean before the show, host during, & clean up afterwards.

 

Anti-Trafficking

One-Time Opportunities 
  • Help with the weekly cleaning around the Annex building.
  • Come to a training night: One a month, Wednesday nights 7-8:30.
  • Purchase gift cards for Annex residents: Target, Cub, Aldi, St. Anthony Main or AMC movie theater.

 

Long-Term Opportunities
To apply for any of the below listed volunteer opportunities click Here

Case Worker

Caseworkers are trained and supervised to provide one-on-one community-based support to survivors. They equip clients with the skills and knowledge they need to achieve their goals, and empower them to reach a point of confident independence. 

Provide logistical support by:

    • Accompanying and advocating for a survivor at appointments and other services.
      • Example: Opening a bank account, attending doctor’s appointments, obtain housing, etc.
    • Supporting survivors as they develop life skills.
    • Empowering clients to access education and training.
    • Connecting survivors with activities and groups that can help improve social inclusion and community involvement.

Things to Consider:
• We look for volunteers with experience working with vulnerable communities or have equivalent
health and social care backgrounds.
• Volunteers must be 18 years or older.
• Must be computer literate and have a good standard of spoken and written English.
• Must be comfortable following directions and maintaining healthy boundaries.
• This role can require up to 6 hours commitment per week and can involve traveling around the
Twin Cities to various appointments.

Training and Supervision:
Training is provided by professionals over 8 weeks and covers a wide variety of topics ranging from
domestic violence to human trafficking. Volunteer Caseworkers receive direct supervision from
SOURCE staff.

Email info@sourcemn.org for further details.

Survivor Mentor

This role is specific to survivors of exploitation who have emerged from the life and feel confident that they are in a healthy place to support someone transitioning out of exploitation. Survivor mentors offer empathy encouragement, and support to individuals leaving the life. They serve as social support for clients by investing in a friendship through meeting for coffee, running errands, attending community activities, joining a church or Bible study, etc. 

Things to Consider:
• Must be a survivor who is in a stable and healthy environment.
• Volunteers must be 18 years or older.
• Must be comfortable following directions and maintaining healthy boundaries.

Training and Supervision:
Training is provided by SOURCE and partners over 4 weeks. Please be aware that some of the
content may be triggering. Survivor Mentors receive direct supervision from SOURCE staff.

Street Outreach Team

One of the first points of contact people will have with Source. Street Outreach Team Members will:

    • Begin and build relationships with vulnerable members in the community.
    • Show Christ’s love by offering food, water, prayer, conversation, and encouragement to those we connect with on the street.
    • Listen to people’s stories.
    • Inform people of opportunities and resources available at Source.

Things to Consider:
• We look for volunteers with experience working with vulnerable communities or have equivalent
health and social care backgrounds.
• Volunteers must be 18 years or older.
• This role can require up to 2.5-6 hours commitment a week and may involve late hours.

Training and Supervision:
A one hour training and direct supervision are provided by SOURCE staff.

Companion

Companions have a more flexible role and work alongside caseworkers to compliment the support available to survivors. 

Offer holistic support by:

    • Providing friendship and extra support to clients, by investing in a relationship with them by meeting up for coffee, attending community activities, joining a church or Bible study, etc.
    • Advocating for survivors at various appointments as necessary.
    • Connecting survivors to services, organizations, and community groups as needed.

Things to Consider:
• We look for volunteers with experience working with vulnerable communities or have equivalent
health and social care backgrounds.
• Volunteers must be 18 years or older.
• Must be computer literate and have a good standard of spoken and written English.
• This role can require up to 2-6 hours commitment a week and can involve traveling around the
Twin Cities to various appointments.
• Must be comfortable following directions and maintaining healthy boundaries.

Training and Supervision:
Training is provided by SOURCE and partners over 4 weeks and covers a wide range of topics.
Volunteer Caseworkers receive direct supervision from SOURCE staff.

Community Meals

  • Serve in one or more of the following ways:
    • Prepare  meals for the evening.
    • Serve food to people in our community.
    • Sit, connect, and build relationships with our neighbors who join us for community meals.
    • Inform our neighbors of opportunities and resources available at Source.
    • Cleaning up after the meal.

Things to Consider:
• We look for volunteers with experience working with vulnerable communities or have equivalent
health and social care backgrounds.
• Volunteers must be 18 years or older.
• This role can require up to 2.5-6 hours commitment a week and may involve late hours.

Training and Supervision:
A one hour training and direct supervision are provided by SOURCE staff.

Resource Facilitator

Resource Facilitators offer logistical support to individuals in the local community seeking resources and assistance. For some neighbors, it can be challenging to contact organizations over the phone.
Our Resource Facilitators will come alongside vulnerable neighbors to determine needs, risks, and
available resources.

Role Includes:
• Making calls to various organizations, such as shelters, to identify available resources for the client.
• Asking intake fielding questions to identify potential candidates for Anti-Trafficking Program
Services.
• Documenting necessary information regarding referrals and resources utilized.

Things to Consider:
• Must be comfortable reaching out to organizations on the phone or potentially in person as
needed.
• Must be computer literate and have a good standard of spoken and written English.
• Must be comfortable following directions and maintaining healthy boundaries.

Training and Supervision:
This opportunity is currently in development and should be up and running by January 2020.
Training as well as direct supervision will both be provided by SOURCE staff.

Internships

We are always looking for interns who are passionate about serving the Lord and our community. Check out our Career Opportunities Page for current internship openings, or if you are interested in creating a custom internship with us, please reach out at info@sorucemn.org to apply. Requirements: fill out application, send paperwork on school’s expectations of internship, be interviewed, agree to a set length of time and amount of hours to completed.  For more information, visit the following link.

 

General

 

Mailings

Source sends out regular newsletters, event invitations, and postcards. Help with stuffing, sealing, and labeling these mailings. This is a group activity.

Gardening

Do you have a green thumb? Be apart of bringing beauty to our properties.

Prayer

  • Become a prayer partner and get regular updates.
  • Anti-Trafficking: This role Includes: Receiving prayer requests from neighbors we connect with at Street Outreach and Community Meal as well as clients* and the organization as a whole. There may also be weekly, biweekly, ormonthly prayer meetings where Prayer Team Members can come together in one place to embrace Matthew 18:20 and pray for the people we serve.*Names and certain details may be altered or generalized to protect client privacy. Prayer requests will only be shared with the recipient’s permission.
  • Prayer weeks: Four times a year, Source hosts a week of prayer that includes creative prayer stations, individual and corporate times of prayer, and a worship night.

SOURCE MN INC.
P.O. BOX 8212
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55408
612.822.5200