Volunteer with Alight
We invite you to come on the journey with us. Alight will be better because of you.
Minneapolis, MN
About Us
Our Mission:
Alight sees and helps every person make meaningful change in the world – from displaced and marginalized communities in Africa, Asia and the Americas to…anyone, anywhere.
Welcome Home Afghan Resettlement Program
Hello Hello!

For our Afghan Resettlement Program, we are looking for volunteers in Minnesota to be part of programming such as field trips and social connection activities with Afghan families.

Steps to become a volunteer*:
1. Register as a volunteer on the Alight Timecounts portal

2. Sign up for volunteer shifts via the online Timecounts portal

3. Complete volunteer paperwork /background check

4. Show up! You will meet your team and receive a brief onsite orientation to get started.

For additional questions, please contact SoniaA@WeAreAlight.org

*Due to the ongoing pandemic Alight volunteers will be required to provide proof of vaccination before volunteering on-site. Volunteers will be provided with updated COVID protocol guidance upon volunteering. We will continue to evaluate COVID protocols as the situation evolves.
Volunteer Roles
We are currently seeking volunteers for the following roles:

Social Connection Volunteers:
Be part of field trips and other social activities to welcome our new Afghan neighbors.

Advocates / Fundraisers
Mobilize your community to welcome refugees to Minnesota! In order to fill the gaps for the important items that aren’t gathered through donations, volunteers will help raise funds and invite others to learn more about refugees and resettlement.
Not in Minnesota but wish to volunteer?
Most of the volunteers opportunities you'll find on this site are in Minneapolis and the greater Twin Cities, though we also have volunteers virtually and worldwide.
--We invite you to join the online community to stay connected and get involved

--Explore this hub anytime to sign up for new opportunities by browsing activities and events

--We'll also stay in touch and contact you for projects matching your profile of skills and interest when available
Become an Alight Volunteer