Volunteers built and established NBWS. We rely on the invaluable services these individuals provide. As a 24 hour service organization, NBWS is able to accommodate a wide range of scheduling. Training is provided at no cost to the volunteer.

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Answering phones
  • Court accompaniment
  • Transportation
  • Children’s activities
  • Facility maintenance
  • Meal preparation
  • Administrative support
  • Community event planning and support
  • Emergency room visits
  • Support to shelter Advocates

Please complete and submit the Volunteer Application and Background Study Form.

A background study will need to be completed for most volunteer duties.  See Background Study Privacy Notice for study information.

Please call 218-444-1395 with any questions.

The application and background study form may be submitted via email to info@mnshelter.org or via US Mail to NBWS, PO Box 563, Bemidji, MN 56619 


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