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Ramsey County is evaluating the best way to engage volunteers in our organization during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Heading Home Ramsey and a team of volunteers will be conducting the annual Point-In-Time (PIT) homeless count that helps gauge the need for homeless assistance resources in Ramsey County and nationally.
If you itemize your deductions and perform services for a qualified charitable organization, you can deduct your out-of-pocket expenses on your income tax return.
Volunteers help staff the 24-hour crisis line during nights and weekends. Free, extensive training begins in February 2020.
Seventy-eight community members and stakeholders attended this year’s Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) annual meeting on Sept. 23. The theme of this year’s meeting was “I am Community!” to showcase how members of the CAC and its committees/councils represent residents of Ramsey County.
Applications are currently open to fill three vacancies on the Ramsey County Charter Commission.
Members will work with the Ramsey County Historical Society to select and guide local artists in creating new art for display in the Council Chambers.
The Ramsey County Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) held their annual meeting on September 24 to gather together and review how the group’s work is aligning with the county’s strategic priorities. Fifty-four CAC members from the seven committees attended and Commissioner Toni Carter lauded the group as community engagement leaders that help the county utilize resources to better serve residents.
Help prevent homelessness in your community by surveying individuals and families who live without a permanent residence.
Volunteer work can be an excellent way to showcase key skills and should certainly be integrated with other work experiences on your resume.
In 2015, Ramsey County moved to a Service Team Structure. This change allows the county to best capitalize on its strengths and talent in pursuit of the board’s vision of a community where all are valued and thrive.
Volunteer Services is committed to coordinating a quality program with well-trained and knowledgeable volunteers. Periodic review of policies helps us fulfill this commitment.
Respect for privacy and confidentiality is vital in all volunteer assignments. The Minnesota Data Privacy Act is a law that requires agencies to keep information about the clients we work with confidential.
In 1979, the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners created the Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) as a way for residents to formally and consistently provide recommendations for improvements to county services on behalf of the populations they represent. Learn about the council's work and how to get involved.
Volunteers help staff the 24-hour crisis line during nights and weekends. Free, extensive training begins in February 2018.
Are you good at repairing software or hardware problems on smartphones, tablets or laptops? We need tech-savvy volunteers for Fix-It Clinics.
Ramsey County Volunteer Services will be at the 12th annual HandsOn Twin Cities Volunteer Expo at the Mall of America on Feb. 18.
The county board is currently seeking individuals to serve on the Capital Improvement Program Citizens Advisory Committee and the Disabled Veterans Rest Camp Board.
National Trails Day will be celebrated at Battle Creek Regional Park in partnership with REI and Minnesota Off-Road Cyclists (MORC).
Cleanup events will be held April 23 at Battle Creek, Keller and Bald Eagle-Otter Lake regional parks.
Ruby has volunteered with Community Human Services as an Information Desk Attendant for more than two years and has provided 1,957 hours of service.