Mission | Kids Kloset is a second-hand store for children’s clothing, books, and toys. It is located in Calvary Church in the Whittier neighborhood of South Minneapolis. The mission of the store is to serve families with very low-cost, gently-used clothing, and to introduce these families to other ministries of Calvary Church. Proceeds from the store support INSTEP, a childcare program of the Jabbok Foundation for low-income families who are working to become economically independent. The store is open on Saturdays from 9:00AM-12:00PM. Calvary Church is located at 2608 Blaisdell Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Donation Team | The mission of the Donations Team is to serve Kids Kloset through the pick up, sorting, and delivery of donations to the Kids Kloset Store. Pick up dates and locations are scheduled periodically throughout the year.
For more information, please contact Patty Kivestu at 952.927.0629 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Store Volunteers |
Kids Kloset Store volunteers help customers and sort clothing, books, and toys. There is always an experienced store manager in the store to manage the cash box and provide support and guidance to volunteers.
Volunteers are needed Saturdays from 9:00AM-12:00PM. This is a great opportunity to serve with your children (kids as young as 8 are welcome to serve with one or both parents).
For more information, please contact Liz Isaacson at 952.541.0051 or email@example.com.
Store Set-Up Operations |
The mission of the Store Set-Up Team is to prepare the store for sale days by re-stocking clothing and toys during non-business hours. The team generally works one session per month. This ministry also implements semi-annual seasonal clothing changes. For more information, please contact Michelle Kranendonk at 952.937.2141 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Store Leadership |
Kids Kloset Store offers a variety of leadership opportunities. The Team consists of the following leaders: Team Coordinators, Financial Coordinator, Store Set-Up Coordinator, Marketing Coordinator, and Special Events Coordinator. Deacon committees lead the Volunteer and Donations functions. The team meets periodically to manage and make decisions for the future of the store. We invite and welcome volunteers to become leaders in this vital urban ministry.
For more information, please contact:
Liz Isaacson (952.541.0051; email@example.com)
From 1993 to present day, Camp Heartland has provided fun, exciting, and progressive camp experiences to kids living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Our One Heartland Center in Willow River, MN is filled with diverse activities and an amazing community of people, camping offers the opportunity for personal growth, social development, and good old-fashioned fun. The combination of a superb and unique camping program and many amazing campers has created one of the most respected camping programs for children with special needs.
There Are Great Opportunities to Volunteer at One Heartland
We rely on the incredible volunteers who are the backbone of the One Heartland community. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, there are many opportunities from gathering supplies, working an event, volunteering at our camp facility, planning a fundraiser, applying to be summer staff, and assisting in the office.
Thank you to all of our amazing summer camp volunteers who made our programs and services possible this summer! Interested in being a part of Camp? Each year we need volunteers to serve as Camp Counselors, Camp Nurses and Doctors, and Camp Psych-Social Staff. Visit www.oneheartland.org for the application.
General (non summer camp) volunteers help out with fundraising nationwide and office projects in Minneapolis, Millwaukee, and Willow River.
Learn more here!
JABBOK FAMILY SERVICES
Mission | The mission of the Jabbok Foundation is to work with children, youth, and families of the Whittier neighborhood in reaching their potential through high quality, low cost childcare, family support, and youth programming.
| INSTEP is a one-of-a kind childcare center that provides high quality, part-time childcare focused on early childhood education and school readiness for children that fall through the cracks of traditional childcare assistance. For parents, INSTEP provides family support advocacy and parent group learning sessions. INSTEP Volunteer Opportunities:
- Childcare Monday-Thursday, 8:00AM-4:00PM; Friday, 8:00AM-2:30PM; possibly some evening hours
- Assist with a Family Night
- Translate materials for parents
COOL Youth Center
| The COOL Youth Center is a neighborhood-based, family-oriented program that provides academic enrichment, social and emotional development, and life skills training for youth ages six through 18. The COOL Youth Center serves youth by providing a place where caring adults can create relationships that build trust. By learning important life skills at COOL, these children are able to become contributing members of our community. COOL Youth Center Volunteer Opportunities:
- Serve a Meal
- Tutor (Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays 4:45-6:30PM during the school year; weekly or bi-weekly commitment is encouraged)
- Share a hobby as an Enrichment Program
Other volunteer needs include helping with special events, Marketing Committee, Administrative duties, and others.
For more information, please contact:
Jabbok Family Services
2608 Blaisdell Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408
612.870.6118 | jabbokfamilyservices.org