Spectrum Community Service Opportunities

Community Outreach Mission

The purpose of Spectrum's Community Service Opportunities is to empower and to unify our communities through service, education, and action.

What counts as Community Service?
  • Spectrum Community Service is intended for you to volunteer your services to someone in need.
  • Raking, shoveling, mowing for a neighbor, childcare at a church, working at a food shelf, etc. counts as Community Outreach.
What does not count as Community Service?
  • Spectrum Community Service oppotunities is not an activity in which you receive compensation or pay.

Please explore below for a selection of current opportunities to serve our community!

United Way Community Connect

Thursday, October 17

Elk River High School

2 - 3 hour shifts between 9:00 and 2:00, depending on the task

This event is designed to help local community members in need by bringing many service providers together in one place, on one day.  Guests will have the opportunity to receive outdoor winter wear, a meal, toiletry basics, a haircut, and a chance to speak with nearly 35 organizations, each with a mission to help. 

Volunteers are needed to serve meals, hand out information, welcome participants, and keep clothes organized among other things. 

As soon as it is available, another email will be sent out with a link to sign up on line to volunteer.  Volunteers may also email at any time to receive the link directly: RSVP@ci.stcloud.mn.us .

Thank you!

Charlotte Strei
RSVP Program Coordinator
Elk River Activity Center | 413 Proctor Ave| Elk River MN  55330

Parker Elementary School is looking for volunteers in the following areas:

Thank you Spectrum students who volunteered for our Oct. 4th Carnival at Parker Elementary! It was our most successful carnival to date and we can't that without our volunteers, so thanks again! 

Our Title One teacher is looking for a few volunteers to help with childcare during our Title One night on Thursday, October 24th from 6-7pm. If you or someone you know are willing to help with that please email me at amy.albert@isd728.org. Thank you!
We are in need of at least 2 volunteers each month during our Parent Advisory Council meetings at Parker Elementary. Our meetings start at 7pm and usually last an hour. Childcare volunteers will watch the kids of the parents attending the meeting. We have toys and a room to play in. Kids ages range from 2-10 years old. Sign up here to see the dates we have available. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4ca8aa2fa5fe3-parker
Amy Albert
Minnesota Reading Corps Internal Coach- ISD 728

Friday Oct 25th, 5:30-8:00 (volunteer hours may be different depending on station) 
Middle school, high school and adult volunteers are welcome.  Please share with others you think may be interested. 
Questions? Contact Sara Jones sara.jones@isd728.org
CLICK HERE to sign up!

Guardian Angels Opportunity


ER Senior Living

September 12, 2018

Hello, my name is Darlene Anderson and I’m the Life Enrichment Director at Elk River Senior Living. Elk River Senior Living opened this summer and we are excited to be part of the community.

We have residents moving in and we’re becoming more and more active.  I’m writing to let you know we may be able to help some students if they need Volunteer Service Credits.

Some of the ideas would be to have students assist with activities such as Ice Cream Socials, table Games, walks outside, read to a senior, maybe some can play an instrument or sing.

Students that are interested in volunteering are welcome to contact us, whether they need credits or not

Thank you,

Darlene Anderson
Life Enrichment Director


Fairview Volunteering


Volunteer Opportunities