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.

Please see the Volunteer Job Description for more information on becoming a:

  • Shelter Mentor
  • Court Monitor
  • Donations Assistant
  • Community Events Planner/Educator
  • Fundraiser/Grant Writer
  • Handyperson
  • Office/Clerical/Data Entry Assistant
  • Art/Occupational Activities Lead

Depending upon time commitment and volunteer activities, a Minnesota DHS background study may be required; not all activities require the study. If you have background study questions, please feel free to email or call.

Please complete and submit the Volunteer Application.

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.