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Volunteering with Tubman is a unique and rewarding experience. There are many opportunities within our various service areas, and most positions can work as internships for school, depending on requirements. See below for current opportunities!

For questions, or to inquire about opportunities, please email or call 612.767.6680.


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Available Volunteer Opportunities

You can fill out our online application for a volunteer/internship position at Tubman by clicking here

  • Maplewood
    Child Specialist Interns support children who are living at Tubman’s shelter in Maplewood for families that have experienced domestic violence. Provide individualized, trauma-informed, strength-based care and advocacy through relationship building, on-site activities, field trips, and respite childcare.
    This position works directly on-site at our Maplewood shelter and adheres to Tubman's COVID-19 safety protocols.

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  • Minneapolis
    Tubman Legal Access Navigators implement person-centered and culturally grounded practices to people of all ages, genders, and backgrounds through safety planning, connection to Tubman services, emotional support, and referrals to community organizations. Legal Access Navigators deliver empathetic guidance via phone, e-mail, and in-person to individuals seeking legal services and other resources.

  • Maplewood Mall
    The NorthStar Youth Outreach Center at Maplewood Mall connects youth and young adults ages 10-24 of all genders, and their children, to a safe place to access basic needs, receive advocacy and resource referrals. Volunteers and interns at the Outreach Center also engage the community about Tubman and Outreach Center services.

  • Maplewood
    Assist weekend shelter staff with portioning and delivering meals to residents at our Maplewood shelter. Perfect for people working full-time during the week!

  • Starlight Soirée Auction Committee Member

    Remote opportunity
    Do you feel at ease speaking with people about something you care about? Don’t have a lot of time to do traditional volunteering? Consider volunteering at part of Tubman’s Starlight Soirée Auction Committee! The Starlight Soirée is Tubman’s annual gala to honor survivors’ journeys from fear to freedom and to celebrate the generous donors who support our mission. Auction Committee members are asked to leverage personal and/or professional networks to generate event support through financial or in-kind contributions which include auction items, gift cards, wine, and growlers. Starlight Soirée Auction Committee members are also encouraged to strategize with Tubman staff to help engage potential event sponsors.

    We are looking for passionate committee members to help us create an amazing event. The 2023 Starlight Soirée will be held on Friday, May 5, 2023. This position is independent with monthly Committee meetings. All Committee Meetings will be held virtually, unless otherwise directed.

    For more information, please email or apply online at

  • Maplewood
    Volunteer will be responsible for transporting residents safely and promptly from Tubman East in Maplewood to appointments and errands. Must be at least 21 years old.

Currently Filled Volunteer Opportunities