Opportunities in Our Community

Sherburne County Area United Way partners with organizations in the community, including RSVP and The Volunteer Bridge, to connect individuals with volunteer opportunities.


As a member of The Volunteer Bridge, we work with local agencies and nonprofits to promote volunteerism and share resources. For more information about becoming a member of The Volunteer Bridge, email Heather Brooks at rsvp@ci.stcloud.mn.us


Click on the links below to find out more about the participating agencies and nonprofits of The Volunteer Bridge:

Angels on Main Adult Day Services

Big Lake Community Food Shelf    
CAER Food Shelf

Catholic Charities Foster Grandparent Program

Catholic Charities Senior Dining
Central MN Council on Aging 

City of Big Lake 

Community Education ISD 728

Elk River Activity Center

Elk River Public Library

Fairview Health Services

Great River Faith in Action

Great River Family Promise

Guardian Angels By the Lake

Guardian Angels Care Center

Guardian Angels + Elim Hospice

Guardian Angels Senior Housing

Lutheran Social Service 

Metro North Adult Basic Education

Oliver Kelley Farm - MN Historical Society

Open Doors for Youth

Rivers of Hope


Shepherd of Grace

Sherburne County Area United Way

Sherburne County Attorney's Office

Sherburne County Health and Human Services

Sherburne County Sheriff's Office

Sherburne History Center

Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge

Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District

St. Croix Hospice 

Tri-County Action Program


Change won’t happen without you - Volunteer Today!



Sherburne County Area United Way is proud to be a part of The Volunteer Bridge, an alliance of volunteer leaders serving Sherburne County. Volunteer Bridge is designed for those who are responsible for recruiting and supporting volunteers and provides members with a variety of resources.


Please consider the following membership benefits of The Volunteer Bridge:

  • Network with leaders/managers of volunteers in the Sherburne County area.

  • Meet potential new volunteers at the annual The Volunteer Bridge Volunteer Expo.

  • Participate in National Volunteer Week activities.

  • Publicize your agency around the county in The Volunteer Bridge brochure and traveling information display. 

  • Get your volunteer opportunities/openings in area newspapers and on the internet.

  • Receive information and support to manage volunteers.

  • Become acquainted with community resources, especially those related to volunteerism.

  • Grow professionally as a volunteer manager and service provider.

  • Attend member trainings on volunteer management topics and learn of other trainings available.

The Volunteer Bridge meets five (5) times per year to plan trainings and community events. The biennial dues (two year membership) are $60.


We hope you decide to become a member and continue to strengthen the force of volunteerism in the community! 

Contact The Volunteer Bridge today:

The Volunteer Bridge

Heather Brooks

13880 Business Center Drive NW, Elk River, MN 55330

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