This application is for those new to the Open Arms Volunteer Program, who have a youth (under 16) that wants to volunteer with Open Arms.


Please fill out a separate application for your youth found on the Open Arms New Volunteers website.


Contact Information

Please enter in your contact information so that Open Arms can contact you with information that is needed to be a successful part of the volunteer program.



Demographic Information

Please complete the following profile questions. This information will not be shared outside of our organization and will not be used to screen applicants. Providing these details allows Open Arms to better serve our volunteers as well as gather information for our annual statistics, which are required from a variety of our funding sources.



Emergency Contact

Please share contact information for someone Open Arms can contact in the case of an emergency.



Select how you will complete training

If the parent/guardian of the person under 16 is not a current Open Arms volunteer, both will be asked to attend an orientation. Please select the orientation that best works with your schedule.


Please remember to write down which orientation you have chosen.


Once you submit your application, you are accepted into the Open Arms program and once you attend orientation you can volunteer.


Please select one of the following dates to attend orientation.



Photo Release

By agreeing below, I grant permission to Open Arms of Minnesota to use photos or video footage of me in official communication online, in print, and in third party publications.