**Due to COVID-19, the Nursery has made the difficult decision to temporarily suspend respite care in order to keep children, families, volunteers, and staff safe. All volunteer shifts are currently suspended and this page will continue to be updated to share when we will be resuming residential care and meal shifts.**
We have a variety of options with variable time commitments, and we’ll help you find the choice that’s the perfect fit for you!
Take a tour!
General Tour: Interested in learning more about the Nursery or ways to get involved? Join us for an information session. This one hour session includes a tour of the Nursery and an overview of all of our volunteer opportunities. Check out available dates and contact Mara Maus to sign up for a tour.
Cooking Tour: Interested in providing a meal or snack for the children at the Nursery? Come to a one hour information session which includes a tour of the Nursery’s kitchen and dining room, as well as an overview of the cooking options available. Check out available dates and contact Keith Johnson to sign up for a tour.
The Nursery is located at:
4544 4th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55419
Cook for Kids + Creative Snack for Kids
Cook for Kids + Creative Snack for Kids are great opportunities for a team of co-workers, friends, or a club to spend a couple of hours giving back to their community. Grab a group of up to 6 people and come to the Nursery to cook and serve a meal or snack to the children in our care.
Cook for Kids
Creative Snack for Kids
Child care volunteers assist our professional child care staff in delivering direct care for the children who stay at the Nursery. Our child care volunteers are energetic, dependable, and flexible, and are ready to make a positive difference in the lives of children.
Up to three volunteers lead a large muscle movement activity for the children at the Nursery. Activities can include games, sports, music and dance, creative movement, and more.
Internships or Other Opportunities
Other individual and group opportunities are available, ranging from administrative support to service days. If opportunities are available, they will be listed below. For more information, please email Julie.