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I had been homeless for two years when I got involved with People Incorporated. Now I have my own apartment, I’m working on my GED, and I’m planning to go to college and then find work. I’m just so grateful.

— Jennifer


People Incorporated depends on the hard work and generosity of volunteers from within the community. Volunteers play an essential role in the success of our organization.

We are currently revamping and expanding our volunteer program for launch in the spring of 2019 so please check back! In the meantime, we have the following opportunity available.

Volunteer Opportunities

If interested in the position below, please fill out our volunteer application. Email us at with questions. Thank you for your interest!

Volunteer Application

Volunteer Position: Artability Workshop Assistant

Before you apply, please note that this position requires the following: an interview to determine your fit for this position, virtual training, and a background check through the Minnesota Department of Human Services, which requires digital fingerprinting. After background study clearance is received (it takes 7-10 days), and training is complete, you can begin volunteering.

  • Primary location: Huss Center for Recovery, 2120 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404 (most classes are held here)
  • Secondary location: 317 York Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105 

We are looking for kind and outgoing people to be art class assistants for the Artability program at People Incorporated Mental Health Services.

Artability classes are free art classes for people with mental illness. Many of our volunteers are artists or have an interest in art, but no art experience is required for this volunteer opportunity. All are welcome! We offer a variety of art classes such as painting, printmaking, weaving, drawing etc.

As an Artability Art Assistant, you will help organize supplies, hand out materials, and directly assisting our clients during art classes. We have a variety of classes to choose from each month, so you can pick and choose which classes you wish to volunteer for that fit with your schedule.