Find a Volunteer Opportunity


Share your time and gifts at the CRC

Enrich your life by giving yourself to neighbors in need. Volunteer one time or commit to an ongoing schedule.

Be part of a community where lives are being transformed. We’d love to meet you.

 Find an opportunity that interests you

Community Resource Center Volunteer
Assist during weekday daytime hours;  help greet guests and assist them with selecting food and basic needs items, sort donations, stock and organize shelves, shop for needed items, play with kids, assist with data entry and much more.

Van Driver  

Transport our shelter guests to and from the Community Resource Center during morning and afternoon shifts (Mondays through Thursdays) and Thursday night Community Meal shifts. “On call” drivers are also utilized to transport guests to appointments on Mondays through Thursdays during daytime hours.  Drivers must be 25 years or older.

Thursday Night Kids’ Craft Leader  

Plan and facilitate crafts for kids from 5:45-7:15 p.m. at St. Andrew’s free Thursday Night Community Meals.  This is a great volunteer opportunity for families, church youth groups, and Scout groups who would like to serve.

Wednesday Meal Prep for Thursday Night Community Meal

Join us in the kitchen on Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. in the Great Hall Kitchen for chopping, peeling, measuring and laughing. Out of all that comes a delicious meal that is shared on Thursday nights.

Thursday Night Free Community Meal Server  

Serve dinner with a serving team six times per year for St. Andrew’s free Thursday Night Community Meals.  (Volunteer orientation not required for this opportunity).   Youth volunteers must be 16 or older to volunteer in the kitchen.  Younger volunteers assist in the dining room.

Thursday Night Free Community Meal Dishwasher

Volunteer in the dish room during our Community Meals on Thursday evenings from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. We are looking for individuals comfortable operating the dish machine. This could be as often as every week or occasionally, whichever you prefer.

Family Shelter Volunteers

St. Andrew’s Family Shelter – Hugo – Click here for Volunteer shift dates, times and duties

St. Andrew’s Family Shelter in Hugo is a new family shelter for guests of the Community Resource Center in northern Washington County. St. Andrew’s members have the opportunity to serve at dinner shifts (5:00 – 8:30 p.m.) or overnight (8:15 p.m. – 9:15 a.m.) St. Andrew’s members have the opportunity to serve at the shelter during certain weeks.

Hope for the Journey Home (HJH)- Oakdale – Click here for Volunteer shift dates, times and duties 

HJH is the shelter at Guardian Angels Church in Oakdale where guests of the Community Resource Center stay.  Shifts are available in the evening (flexible start beginning at 4:00 p.m.), and overnight (8:00 p.m. – 9:15 a.m.). Greet guests, help with dinner, and play games with kids at an afternoon, dinner, or overnight shift. Children ages 9 and up may volunteer with an adult.


Volunteer Requirements

• Complete and return a volunteer application pdf

 Youth Volunteer Application (under age 18)  pdf

Complete a volunteer orientation – contact Debbie Larson at

Once you have completed the Volunteer Requirements …

• Sign up to help at the Community Resource Center

Sign up to drive for the Community Resource Center

Sign up to lead a craft at our Thursday night Community Meal

• Sign up to do food prep on Wednesdays for Community Meal  

• Email Debbie Larson if you are interested in helping at a Thursday Night Community Meal (


Questions? Contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Debbie Larson,, 651.762.9148

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the St. Andrew’s Community Resource Center!