Running Wolf Fitness Center Ebenezer

Running Wolf Fitness Center
Address: 2323 11th Avenue South, Suite 101, Minneapolis, MN 55404 (Adjacent to the Waite House
Community Center)
Mission: Running Wolf Fitness center is to make exercise the norm and the overall goal is to increase the
practice of regular exercise in NA families and the community at large to help improve health, prevent
chronic disease and help control disease in those with diabetes and hypertension and other chronic
conditions.
Running Wolf Fitness Center is an exercise and wellness center in the Phillips neighborhood of
Minneapolis. It was designed for the local Native American community in order to provide an accessible,
safe place for the community to exercise, attend classes and have personal trainer assistance. The
program is a collaborative effort between two local Community Health Centers: the Native American
Community Clinic (NACC) and the Indian Health Board of Minneapolis (IHB). Each clinic is responsible for
the management and oversight of the center.
Opportunity: Intern/Volunteer
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Duties: Filing, copying, data entry, answering phones, maintaining sign in/out sheet, provide
tours of RWFC and assist with intake as appropriate. Assist with health education as
appropriate, assist with development of monthly calendar. Maintain confidentiality of all clients
and staff.
Qualifications: Must be approved by referring agency and RWFC manager to work in facility.
Intern must have the maturity and skills to meet job requirements and work only approved
hours. Must submit and pass a background check. Hour vary and can be flexible.
Contact: Connie Norman, Manager
cnorman@nacc-healthcare.org, (612) 872-2388
Running Wolf Hours: Monday- Thursday 10am to 7pm, Saturday 10am to 2 pm
Ebenezer
Address: 2625 Park Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Mission: Ebenezer’s mission is to help older adults and others make their lives more independent,
healthful, meaningful and secure. Part of Fairview Health Services since 1995, our combined resources
and expertise offer access to a full range of choices for vibrant senior living.
Opportunities: Some of the most typical tasks we need help with are:
 Sorting items
 Loading the Hands &
Hearts van
 Researching values
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Leading BINGO
 Arranging displays
 Kitchen Volunteers
 Making phone calls
 Receptionist position
 Pricing merchandise
 Shoveling snow in
 Assisting customers
winter months
 Bagging purchases
Contact: Laura Arne, Volunteer Coordinator
larne1@fairview.org, 612-872-8515
http://www.fairviewebenezer.org/Volunteers/S_017605
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Adult day program
activities, play chess
Braiding women’s
hair or painting nails
Escorts, bringing
elderly to dining
room
ACES- Athletes Committed to Educating Students
Address: Administrative Offices- 1115 East Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Program Sites: Green Central (Minneapolis), Jenny Lind (Minneapolis), Farnsworth Upper (St. Paul),
Monroe Arts Plus (St. Paul).
Mission: The mission of ACES is to close the academic achievement gap of at-risk urban students in
grades four through eight.
Opportunities: ACES Tutor/ Mentor Position
Duties: Attend initial orientation/training. Attend all scheduled after school program sessions on
the day(s) agreed upon. Work with students on homework assignments and curriculum
activities. Take an active role in enforcing student’s attendance and behavior. Provide feedback
to ACES staff about student progress and/ or concerns. (see file for more information).
Qualifications: A qualified candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills and be
comfortable working with youth. Experience working with inner-city youth students is preferred
but not required. Spanish or Hmong language proficiency is a plus. Tutors/ Mentors are asked to
commit to volunteering at one of the ACES’s after school program sites one or more days per
week, between Monday and Thursday, for approximately 2.5 – 3 hours per day. Applications
are available online at www.ACES4Kids.org.
Contact: Anna Seifert, Volunteer Coordinator
annaseifert@ACES4Kids.org, (612) 331-3454
http://www.aces4kids.org/get-involved/volunteer
PPL- Project for Pride in Living
Address: 1035 East Franklin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55404
Mission: PPL works with lower-income individuals and families to achieve greater self-sufficiency
through housing, employment training, support services, and education. For information on service
offered at PPL, visit their website: http://www.ppl-inc.org/what-we-do/housing
Opportunities: Childcare, gardening, tutoring & mentoring youth in after school programs, tutoring
adults in basic English, develop your own service project opportunities, translating documents, etc.
Please contact Volunteer Coordinator for more volunteer options.
Contact: Julie Huck, Volunteer Coordinator
Julie.huck@ppl-inc.org, 612-455-5711
http://www.ppl-inc.org/how-to-help/volunteer/
Hennepin County Public Library
Address: Hennepin County BranchesFranklin- 1314 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis
East lake- 2727 E. Lake St., Minneapolis
Hosmer- 347 E. 36th St., Minneapolis
Minneapolis Central- 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis
Other branches could be found at: http://www.hclib.org/pub/info/locations.cfm
Opportunities: Teen volunteers are needed to complete a variety of tasks, which may include: helping
with programs, creating displays, working with books, working with technology, participating in a Teen
Action Group (TAG)*, and more. Positions are available at multiple locations.
Volunteers are sometimes needed for one-time projects at Brookdale, Minneapolis Central,
Southdale & Ridgedale Library. Weekend and evening hours are most common. Volunteers need to
work well with people, provide directions and program-specific details to the public. Visit
http://www.hclib.org/pub/info/support/volunteer/?nav=Opportunities to learn more about
volunteer options and opportunities.
Contact: Volunteer Services- 612-543-8633
http://www.hclib.org/pub/info/support/volunteer/
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