Marshall County Social Services uses Volunteers to enhance the quality of life for the clients we serve.Volunteers are used to assist clients in providing transportation, providing friendly visits in the client’s home, being a mentor to a child in need as a big brother or sister, and assisting in the annual Sharing Tree and Food Basket Projects that are organized through Marshall County Social Services.
If you have questions about being a volunteer or the services we provide, contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 218-745-5124.If you would like to begin the process of becoming a volunteer, click the Volunteer Application.
Volunteer Driver – Provides transportation for clients of Marshall County Social Services to medical appointments, group meetings, visitations or other needs as specified by the agency. Volunteers use their personal vehicles and are reimbursed for mileage.
Visiting Friend -Provides companionship to shut-ins, the elderly and handicapped or the socially isolated.The volunteer will visit, and/or write letters or cards to the assigned friend on a regular basis.
Little Brothers – Little Sisters- The volunteer acts as a big brother/sister and is paired with a child in need.They are a positive adult role model for the child.They spend time together to help enhance the self-esteem and self-concept of the child.They meet as it works for their schedules, with the goal to meet once a month.
Christmas Volunteers – Volunteers help gather, wrap, sort and deliver gifts that are donated by people throughout Marshall County for children in need.The project takes place at the courthouse, a few weeks before Christmas, so all gifts are delivered in time for the Holiday.Christmas Food Baskets are also delivered by volunteers during the holiday season to many adult clients.The baskets are made possible from donations and individuals in the county.