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Volunteers are integral at PAI. Our administrative office welcomes helpers at community events and to do light organizational tasks. Contact Kelley Skumautz, Development & Communications Manager, at 651-846-9271 to inquire about:

  • Participating in community outreach activities and events
  • Working concessions at select Vikings home games
  • Helping with mailings, data entry, and general office duties

Below you will find a list of volunteer opportunities with participant programs and facility operations that are typically available (most are on hold due to COVID-19). To express interest, please complete the application form provided.

Volunteer Opportunities Available

  • Welcome Wagon and Heading Home Helpers

    Assist program participants as they arrive in the morning or help them on to transportation at the end of their day.

  • Group Activity Assistant

    Participate in and help with group activities such as art projects, gardening, cooking classes, or music therapy.

  • Talent Share

    Share your talent with a group of program participants - playing an instrument, singing, reading, storytelling, dancing, or other talent you can bring!

  • Animal Therapy

    See the smiles and love when you bring in your certified animal to visit with individuals.

  • Community Exploration

    Assist an individual on a group community outing.

  • Buddies Program

    Partner with a program participant who has similar interests; at least 1-2 hours every other week.

  • Custom Volunteering

    Do you have a full day (6 hours) every week or so? Join us as a "float" volunteer, and we'll work with you to customize a schedule that suits your interests and enriches the lives of program participants.

Volunteer Application
Additional Details
Days of the Week You Are Available
Time/s of Day You Are Available
Frequency of Volunteer Availability
What type of volunteering interests you?
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