Volunteer

We are currently seeking volunteers for the Fraser Annual Benefit on October 15, 2016 at the J.W. Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America. Please contact Carrie Miller at carrie.miller@fraser.org or 612-798-8363 if you are interested in volunteering for one or more of the following shifts:

  • Set-up: 8 a.m. – noon or 1-3 p.m.
  • Registration: 4:15 – 7 p.m.
  • Games/Retail: 4:30 – 7 p.m.
  • Silent Auction: 5-7 p.m.
  • Live Auction and Fund-a-Need: 7:30 – 10 p.m.
  • Guest check-out: 7:15 – last guest checked out
  • Tear-down: 10:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Special Needs. Bright Futures. It starts with you.

With the support of volunteers, Fraser serves nearly 10,000 children, adults, and families living with special needs. Volunteers use their time, energy, and passion to create bright futures for our clients. Create bright futures. Volunteer with Fraser.

Check out our volunteer opportunities listed below! We have Ongoing Programs for volunteers who would like to make a long-term commitment, and we also offer One-Time Opportunities for those who are seeking the occasional possibility.

Basic Requirements for Volunteering:

  • Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age for all ongoing programs except for Fraser School Classroom Volunteer. You must be 16 years old to participate in this program.
  • With the supervision of a guardian, youth under the age of 16 may be able to volunteer for our special events or one time opportunities. Please contact our Volunteer and Intern Program Manager with specific questions regarding this.
  • All volunteers are required to attend a general Volunteer Orientation and a site-specific Volunteer Onboarding session.
  • Due to the vulnerable population we serve, all our volunteers must also complete and pass a Department of Human Services criminal background check, with the exception of our special events volunteers.
  • Volunteers who are interested in positions that are listed as mandatory or optional drivers must complete and pass a motor vehicle records check.

Complete our volunteer application to join our dedicated team of volunteers. If you have any questions, please contact our Volunteer and Intern Program Manager at Volunteer@Fraser.org or 612-798-8337.

Ongoing Programs

Fraser School Classroom Volunteer
Course Assistant
Be-A-Buddy

One-Time Opportunities

Corporate and Group Projects
Mock Interviewer
Special Event Support

Gain experience in your field by observing services being faciliated. We offer observation experiences in Fraser School and Pediatric Therapy (Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Music Therapy, Learn Talk Play and Feeding Therapy). If interested, please complete our Observation Application Form.

Looking for a rewarding internship? Fraser has many undergraduate and graduate internship opportunities in social work, psychology, special education and working with children with autism.

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