An Amazing Opportunity To Finally Put What I’ve Learned Into Practice – an Intern’s experience

Guest Submission by Alex Cory, former Volunteer Iowa Intern On my first day interning at Volunteer Iowa, I honestly didn’t know what to expect. One of my goals has always been to work for a non-profit or an organization that I believe does lots of … Continue reading An Amazing Opportunity To Finally Put What I’ve Learned Into Practice – an Intern’s experience

A Day in the Life of Benet Conlin – our National Service Member Spotlight for October!

Nominated and written by Helen Bisioulis, AmeriCorps VISTA Leader Benet Conlin is an AmeriCorps VISTA working at the Iowa Community Action Association (ICAA) in Des Moines, Iowa. She hails from Waterloo, Iowa and moved to Des Moines, Iowa to go to school at Drake and … Continue reading A Day in the Life of Benet Conlin – our National Service Member Spotlight for October!

I Witnessed How Volunteerism Makes a Difference in the World – an Intern’s reflection

Guest Submission by Madi Wilson, former Volunteer Iowa Intern Most individuals would probably agree that internships are both exciting and intimidating. They are filled with new people, places and priorities. Paid or unpaid, internships give students an opportunity to practice their skills and thrive in … Continue reading I Witnessed How Volunteerism Makes a Difference in the World – an Intern’s reflection