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Opportunities Through MAFP Programs

Tar Wars Program –is a nationwide interactive tobacco education program for fourth- and fifth-grade students. It is designed to discourage tobacco use among children by giving them an understanding of tobacco’s short-term effects and the way advertising influences people to buy and use tobacco products.

Other Outreach Opportunities:

Volunteering in Public Health – A guide to volunteer opportunities in public health created by

Guide to Public Service Careers and Volunteer Opportunities – Working in public service represents an opportunity to serve others. Find out what public service is about and learn more about the kinds of opportunities available to those looking to make a difference.

Nonprofit Career Resource Guide – A guide to careers in the non-profit sector.

YouthLink – A flexible volunteer program that works with homeless and at-risk youth in Minneapolis.

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) – The Brain Awareness campaign is a worldwide celebration of the brain that brings together scientists, families, schools, and communities. The University of Minnesota Twin Cities and The University of Minnesota Medical School-Duluth have been active partners in this effort since the iniative was started by the Society of Neuroscience and the Dana Alliance in 1996 to further the public’s understanding of Neuroscience. Find out how you can help!

Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota – Creating affordable housing is a community effort and Habitat for Humanity affiliates strive to create high-quality volunteer experiences for all members of the community seeking to respond to affordable housing issues.

Red Cross – Click on the “Volunteer in Your Community” heading, enter your zip code plus your volunteer interests, and wait for a listing of opportunities available in your area. The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. A network of donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering through five key service areas: disaster relief, helping military families, lifesaving blood, health and safety services, and international services.

United Way – Discover volunteer opportunities in your area. The United Way envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives.

Volunteer Match – This website brings good people and good causes together. Find a cause that lights you up and get in touch with a nonprofit that needs you.

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