Volunteer

At TreeHouse, we value the time and talents that adults want to offer to a mission they care about. The TreeHouse Community Volunteer Program fulfills vital functions of TreeHouse in the communities we serve while providing meaningful engagement opportunities for its volunteers. Adequate preparation, resources, support and infrastructure ensures the best overall experience for the volunteer while making the greatest impact on TreeHouse youth, staff and the local community.

 

AVAILABLE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 


Community Development Team Member (CDT)
Community Development Team volunteers serve in their local area. Each of the ten locations throughout the Twin Cities offer meaningful opportunities for caring adults to support outreach work to at-risk youth.

The CDT team sustains the TreeHouse ministry by focusing on the “Five Ps”:

  1. Prayer – Keep God at the center of every endeavor and decision
  2. Planning – Shape the form of the ministry in their community
  3. Promotion – Engage community awareness of the TreeHouse mission to reach at-risk youth
  4. Protection – Care for the needs of their local staff and volunteers
  5. Payment – Champion the fundraising efforts to support the work of their local TreeHouse

Time Commitment: Tuesday or Thursday
Specific Hours: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
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Events
Serve on a planning committee for a TreeHouse event and assist with various fundraising related tasks such as sponsorship and auctions. If you’d rather not serve on a committee, volunteer your time and talent to prepare for or work at one of our various events.

Time Commitment: 2.5 – 5 hours per month
Specific Hours: Flexible
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TH Next Coaching
TH Next Coaching is a one-to-one coaching opportunity to help students develop an educational or vocational path for the future. Services include (but are not limited to assisting with):

  • ACT preparation
  • Essay writing
  • College applications
  • Financial aid consulting
  • Resume/interview preparation
  • Guidance in their transition after high school

Time Commitment: 2 – 4 hours per month
Specific Hours: Flexible
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TH Next Event Volunteer
Location: Cross Point Church, Bloomington

Event volunteers will assist and support the program director with event set up and take-down, food service and assisting teens as needed at TreeHouse events.

Time Commitment: 2.5 – 5 hours per month; must commit to 1-2 Wednesdays/month on a bi-monthly schedule, from 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Specific Hours: Flexible
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TH Next Event Volunteer
Location: Brooklyn Park TreeHouse

Event volunteers will assist and support the program director with event set up and take-down, food service and assisting teens as needed at TreeHouse events.

Time Commitment: 2.5 - 5 hours per month; must commit to 1-2 Wednesdays/month on a bi-monthly schedule, from 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Specific Hours: Flexible
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TH Next Substitute Driver and Community Event Assistant
Location: Bloomington
(Be willing to drive to Chaska, Eagan, Minnetonka and Bloomington)
TreeHouse Next Substitute Drivers and Community Event Assistants serve occasionally/monthly as substitute drivers for any student’s mentor who can’t make it, to a community event.  Additionally, volunteers assist students in the evening’s activities.

Time Commitment: 2.5 – 5 hours per month
Specific Hours: 6:00 – 8:30 pm
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TH Next Substitute Driver and Community Event Assistant
Location: Brooklyn Park
(Be willing to drive to Brooklyn Park, New Hope, Plymouth, St. Louis Park and Mahtomedi)
TreeHouse Next Substitute Drivers and Community Event Assistants serve occasionally/monthly as substitute drivers for any student’s mentor who can’t make it, to a community event.  Additionally, volunteers assist students in the evening’s activities.

Time Commitment: 2.5  5 hours per month
Specific Hours: 6:00 – 8:30 pm
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Program Youth Facilitator
Invest directly in the lives of teens facing life’s challenges during Support Group programs. Teens benefit from hearing from other teens facing similar trials and receive support and encouragement from their peers and small group leaders.

Time Commitment: Tuesdays*
Specific Hours: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
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*Mahtomedi meets Thursdays


Group Program Support
Invest directly in the lives of teens by acting in a support role for the crazy games, funny skits, relevant media, and inspirational teaching that make up Thursday’s Going Deeper program. You’ll have a front row seat to witness how this positive environment builds healthy relationships with God, self, and others.

Time Commitment: Thursdays*
Specific Hours: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
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*Mahtomedi meets Mondays


Program Van Driver
Invest directly in the lives of teens at a TreeHouse location during Going Deeper and Support Group programs. Drive a TreeHouse van from your local TreeHouse to pick-up 6-7 teens for dinner and group sessions, then return them home safely. Online training required. You may do this with a friend!  

Time Commitment: Tuesdays or Thursdays
Specific Hours: 5:30 – 6:30 pm and 8:30 – 9:30 pm
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Meals for Teens
Prepare a meal at home, bring it to TreeHouse and serve 25-35 teens before evening program. Ideal service opportunity for families or small groups!  

Time Commitment: Tuesdays or Thursdays
Specific Hours: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
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Prayer Team
Work with TreeHouse staff to form a prayer network for specific requests from and for the teens.

Time Commitment: Anytime
Specific Hours: Flexible
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Volunteer Host
Do you have gifts in hospitality and/or project management/administration? Would you like to put those gifts to use in a worthwhile capacity? Serve as a TreeHouse Volunteer host! You’ll interact with volunteer groups in a practical hands-on-manner. This opportunity is ideal for a retired individual or couple, or an entire family.

Time Commitment: 2.5 – 5 hours/month
Specific Hours: Flexible
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For general inquiries in becoming a TreeHouse volunteer, please contact us via email at volunteer@treehouseyouth.org

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