Find Local Volunteer Opportunities

Community Engagement Center

There are many different opportunities available to meet your interests. If you would like assistance, please contact the Community Engagement Office and we will be happy to meet with you one-on-one to help you find a site and a volunteer assignment that fits with your needs and interests.

Please note: During this time of COVID-19, all service programs are suspended. For more information on how to stay engaged, please visit our COVID-19 Resources page.

Free Shuttle Service for Volunteers

We offer a free shuttle service for riders who are volunteering, enrolled in a course with a community-based learning component, or doing community-based student employment.

Volunteer in one of the Gustavus Service Programs.

Join one of nine on-going service-learning programs that are student-led. These include year-long, semester, and Alternative Break programs.

Use Gustavus Engage

Gustavus Engage is an online service platform that helps connect Gustavus students to service opportunities in the community. Click the image below to link to Gustavus Engage.

Off-Campus Search for Volunteering Opportunities: To search for volunteer opportunities with off-campus affiliates, click on the "engage" logo below, log in using your college ID, scroll down to the search box under "Events", click the "Filters" button and select "Affiliates" under the heading, "Events to Show". Click the search button. The list shows open opportunities and recurring events for the College's affiliates. To see whom the contact person is for each affiliate and send a message, click the event name and then the "Contact" button underneath the administrator's name.

Gustavus Engage Logo

Search for opportunities on Get Connected 

A resource provided by Mankato United Way connecting volunteers with agencies in our area.