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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!

Available Volunteer Opportunities

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

  • Tubman East, Tubman Chrysalis
    Help care for little ones while their parents attend counseling, support groups, or access other services. Assisting with the direct care of infants and children, Child Care Assistants implement developmentally appropriate learning opportunities and practice conflict resolution to maintain a peaceful, happy and safe atmosphere.

  • Tubman East in Maplewood
    Personal Shoppers work one-on- one with community members and Tubman clients as they shop for and select casual and business-professional attire, offering a fun, personal experience and empowering support.

  • Maplewood Mall
    The NorthStar Youth Outreach Center at Maplewood Mall connects youth and young adults ages 13-24 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.

  • Tubman East, Tubman West
    Do you want to get involved by fostering positive change in the lives of people who have experienced domestic violence? Support Group Facilitators provide a safe, confidential, and welcoming space for Tubman clients and community members.

  • Maplewood
    The Career Specialist, part of Tubman's Jobs, Education, and Finance program will support shelter and youth housing residents at Tubman East in Maplewood as they prepare to enter the workforce, increase their earnings, join a training program, find an internship, or return to school. Complete intakes and follow-up meetings with residents to identify goals such as writing resumes, researching and applying for jobs, and exploring training opportunities or college programs.

  • Tubman East
    The Criminal Legal Advocate is responsible for attending in-custody arraignments in either the Stillwater or suburban Ramsey County areas, and relays information about criminal domestic assault cases to the clients involved.

  • Minneapolis
    As part of Tubman's Development and Communications team, the Grant Writing Intern will help research grant opportunities, assist in writing proposals and reports, while gaining valuable skills in grant writing in a non-profit organization.
    Time commitment for this position is a minimum of 6 months.

  • Maplewood
    The Human Resources Assistant is responsible for assisting Tubman’s Human Resources department with administrative office support and projects including meeting preparation, filing and office tasks, and researching topics related to employment.

  • Maplewood Mall NorthStar Youth Outreach Center & Tubman Chrysalis Center
    The Kids in Transition Group Facilitator Volunteer is responsible for facilitating a support group for youth ages 5 to 12 or 13-17 who have experienced family violence, relationship transitions, and/or grief and loss. Groups take place in both Minneapolis and Maplewood. Minimum of one year commitment required.

  • Tubman Chrysalis Center
    The Safety Project Intern assists Tubman’s Safety Project staff in providing free representation for low income, domestic violence victims seeking attorneys for Orders for Protection and providing assistance for staff with administrative tasks, data entry, and communications. 6 month commitment, preferred.

  • Tubman East, Tubman West, Tubman Chrysalis Center
    Resource Counseling Advocates are responsible for providing crisis intervention, supportive counseling, general information, and referral services to individuals who call or come into Tubman.

  • The Legal Counseling Advocate for Tubman’s Self-Represented Legal Clinic is responsible for assisting volunteer attorneys with providing pro se assistance and some legal services such as drafting of court documents, coaching on how to file paperwork, preparation for court appearances, etc. to low-income clients. This is a different position than a Legal Counseling Advocate.

  • Special Events Committee Member

    Are you outgoing and love to talk to people? Tubman is looking for members to serve on the Soirée Auction Committee. The Starlight Soirée is Tubman’s largest fundraiser of the year, and volunteers are integral to securing items for auction. Evening availability for meetings is required once a month for committee meetings.

Currently Filled Volunteer Opportunities