Where are you located? We are located six blocks south of the US Bank stadium. Our address is 1900 11th Ave S., Mpls 55404. There is a parking lot, but if we ask volunteers to park on the surrounding streets.
When can I volunteer? Because of the Coronavirus we are limiting volunteer participation in the building. Generally, volunteers can come to CES between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.
How long should I volunteer? CES has a variety of volunteer roles and shifts to meet your needs including one-time opportunities or on-going weekly/monthly shifts. Groups generally volunteer for two-hour shifts; individuals can vary depending on the specified task.
What should I wear? Comfortable clothes, close-toed shoes and leave valuables at home.
Volunteer procedure? Fill out the volunteer application online. We will evaluate your application and contact you within a week. Next steps may include phone or personal interview, background check, orientation and training.
What is the minimum age to volunteer? Most of our opportunities require you to be 16 years of age or older unless accompanied by an Adult.
Can groups/families volunteer together? Yes, we can accommodate groups of up to 10 people. We ask one person to be the primary contact and complete the Group Application Form.
Can I complete my service-learning hours through CES? Yes, we will make every effort to accommodate requests. CES provides a certificate or letter indicating hours completed.
Do I need a background check? Background checks are conducted for our on-going volunteer roles at no cost to the volunteer.