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Opportunity Details

Day of Action

Day of Action is an annual day of service sponsored by United Way of 1000 Lakes. Drawing more than 100 volunteers of all skillsets together each year, Day of Action is the largest of United Way’s volunteer initiatives.

In collaboration with Day of Action partners Itasca County Habitat for HumanityCommunity and Economic Development Associates (CEDA), city municipalities, and county agencies, volunteers will come together on June 21st to complete neighborhood revitalization projects with small businesses, homeowners, and in public buildings and spaces.

The day will begin at 8 a.m. with volunteer check-in (location TBA). Volunteers will sign a waiver, receive their project assignment, and get a brief safety orientation. Following check-in, volunteers will report to their project site. Restrooms, first aid, water, and snacks will be available on site.

8:00 AM Volunteer Check-in and Project Assignment
9:00 AM Morning Session | Report to Project Site
11:30 AM Lunch
12:00 PM Afternoon Volunteer Check-in and Project Assignment
12:30 PM Afternoon Session | Report to Project Site
3:00 PM Day of Action Concludes

Volunteers of all ages are invited to sign up to volunteer. Youth under age 16 should be accompanied by an adult. 

Projects Might Include:
General Clean-up: disposing of items such as garbage, mattresses, vehicles, old appliances, and electronics
Exterior Care: window washing, painting, installing ramps and grab bars
Minor Repairs: steps, doors, windows, roof, deck
Yard Maintenance: leaf-raking, landscaping, gardening, pruning

Volunteers can sign up for a full- or half-day shift. Lunch and bottled water will be provided, and volunteers will have access to restrooms.

Have any special skills? If you're skilled in carpentry, gardening, landscaping, or something else, let us know by emailing the Opportunity Coordinator. 

Signing up a team? If you're signing up your workplace, community organization, or group of friends, use the "Sign up with a team" option and input the name and email address of each team member.

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Civic & Community
Families, Low-income communities, People with Disabilities, People with Health-based Concerns, Visitors & Travelers

Age Minimum (with Adult): 2+, Minimum Age:16+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

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