“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” – Jack Welch, chairman and CEO of General Electric between 1981 and 2001. Russell White is a Drake Alumnus who graduated from Drake University … Continue reading The Power and Impact of Mentoring
Nominated by Crystal Engstrom, Iowa Child Advocacy Board in Mason City Tell us a little about the volunteer: Pat is a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for the Iowa Child Advocacy Board. He advocates for abused and/or neglected children who are in the … Continue reading 50 Faces of Volunteers – Pat Mackin
Nominated by Crystal Junge, Raegan’s mother Tell us a little about the volunteer (brief bio -student/profession, location in Iowa, etc.): Raegan is 13 years old. She has been aiding in disaster relief efforts all across the United States since the age of six. She supports … Continue reading 50 Faces of Volunteers – Raegan Junge
By: Russell White, AmeriCorps VISTA Member with the Iowa Mentoring Partnership Co-authored: Tori Babe, Match Support Specialist with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Midlands has for more than 50 years operated under the belief that inherent … Continue reading A Tremendous Trio
Volunteer Iowa is excited to welcome Barb Westercamp as one of our new Commissioners this year! We recognize just how amazing all of our Commissioners are, so we thought it would be important for you to know how amazing they are too! It takes dedicated … Continue reading Welcome to the Commission Barb Westercamp!
By: Russell White, AmeriCorps VISTA member with the Iowa Mentoring Partnership Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Cedar Rapids and East Central Iowa’s mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships which will change their lives for the … Continue reading When Your Life Support Is Also Tech Support
We are always excited when we get to welcome new Commissioners to our organization, as they help us continue to find ways to tell our story and help us meet our mission! Today we introduce you to Aaron Sewell, who serves from Central Iowa. We … Continue reading Welcome to Aaron Sewell – our new Commissioner!