The purpose of the volunteer program is to enhance the quality of life for persons receiving services from Great River Homes, Inc. by providing opportunities for friendship and community inclusion.

The volunteer program of Great River Homes, Inc. includes church volunteers and 1 to 1 friends. The church volunteers supervise people during church and provide transportation to and from worship services. The 1 to 1 friends have ongoing relationships with people receiving services and provide a variety of social and recreational opportunities and experiences based upon mutual interests.

Great River Homes, Inc. is required to conduct background studies and motor vehicle reports on all volunteers providing direct services prior to direct contact with persons receiving services from Great River Homes, Inc.

The volunteer program is designed to be mutually beneficial to the volunteer and the individual.

Church Volunteers

Supervise and transport people to worship services.

FREQUENCY: Varies

1 to 1 Friends

Meet regularly with one person and provide a variety of social and recreational opportunities and experiences based upon mutual interests.

FREQUENCY: Ongoing

How to Apply

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please call a Program Director of Great River Homes, Inc. at 651-345-9967 (Lake City) or 651-565-4884 (Wabasha)

To apply now, fill out the Volunteer Form, complete and save the file. Follow any of the options below to send the form to us.

  • Fax to 651-565-2120
  • Email to snelson@greatriverhomes.org
  • Mail or Deliver to: Human Resource Manager | 611 Broadway Avenue, Suite 105 | Wabasha, MN 55981
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