Welcome! Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer for Hands Across the World. Our mission is to provide a first learning experience to newly arrived immigrants who do not have the language or living skills necessary to thrive in our community. In a classroom environment,we help both children and parents acquire the tools needed to become an integrated citizen of Central Minnesota. Listed below are various opportunities to volunteer within our programs. You may choose from the options below or work with our volunteer coordinator to create your own volunteer experience.
"Our goal is to capitalize on the many talents that each of our volunteers has to offer, yet it is also important that your needs and expectations are met by the ways in which you choose to volunteer." Here’s how you can help!
Hands Across the World runs from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm Monday through Friday with an after school program on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 until 6:30pm. See our schedule for more information on when specific opportunities are available.
To volunteer for Hands Across the World you must first fill out all of the required paper work. These forms can be obtained in person by visiting the program. Our classrooms are located at the Mary Center, 823 1st St. South; St. Cloud MN 56301.
Without you, we could not continue this vital service in our community.