Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Huddle

CEAP has volunteer opportunities for individuals & groups of all ages at both our Brooklyn Center and Blaine, MN locations. Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community and help your neighbors in need. In addition to our standard positions, CEAP is also willing to work with you to create a unique opportunity that both suits your needs and helps the organization.

For questions or information please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 763-450-3679 or email volunteer@ceap.com.


Food Shelf

CEAP’s food shelf relies on a steady supply of fresh produce, meats, dairy and non-perishable food items from our donors and suppliers. Volunteers keep our food shelf fresh, clean, organized and stocked.


  • Stocker
  • Shopper Helper
  • Checkout
  • Food Sorter (great for groups)
  • Plentiful Produce Co-Op 

Turning Leaf Thrift Store

Come work in friendly retail environment at Turning Leaf Thrift Store. We need wonderful volunteers to sort our clothing donations and hang them in our Thrift Store and cashiers to work Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm. Shift will be 9am -12:30pm and 12:30 – 4pm.


  • Stocker/Merchandiser (great for groups)
  • Checkout
Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels

CEAP’s Meals on Wheels Program provides hot, cold and frozen nutritious meals for home bound elderly and disabled individuals in Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park and north Camden neighborhood of Minneapolis. Volunteers help provide nourishment and a personal connection to those in need.


  • Kitchen Assistant
  • Driver
  • Wellness Check Assistant
CEAP Adults & Child

Family Services

Family services volunteers are the face at CEAP. Volunteers greet clients, other volunteers, accept donations and assist with services.


  • Family Services Assistant

Pick-up Services

CEAP’s programs and services rely on donation from local grocery and convenience stores. Volunteers will pick up food donations from local stores and deliver to CEAP.


  • Drivers

Special Events

CEAP has special programs and events throughout the year where additional volunteers are needed. Our Supplies for Success and Toys of Joy programs are our most popular. These volunteer opportunities are great for groups.


  • Meals for Minds
  • Toys of Joy
  • Supplies for Success
  • Feed The Need

Quilting Group

Join fellow quilters/sewers at Cross of Glory Lutheran Church in Brooklyn Center. Quilters meet from Sept – Nov and Jan – Apr on Mondays from 9:00am – 12:00pm.  Quilts and blankets go to babies and families in need. Call Ruth Lundquist at 763-561-3479 for more information.  You need not be a Cross of Glory member to participate


  • Sewers