50 Faces of Volunteers – Wayne Clark

Nominated by Bek Wright, Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity, Des Moines

Tell us a little about the volunteer:

Wayne has been volunteering with Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity for four years. Before he came to volunteer for us, Wayne worked for a insurance company in Iowa.


What is the primary (one or two) organization(s) they serve?

Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity for 4 years


Why does this volunteer deserve to be recognized with a 50 Faces of Volunteers spotlight?

Wayne comes out to volunteer with us twice a week with a small group of other retired gentlemen. These gentlemen are a part of a program that we call the core crew. They enjoy to work on group projects and have grown in friendship and teamwork. Wayne came to volunteer for us after he retired from his job with an insurance company. Once he was retired, Wayne found himself looking for something to spend his time doing. What Wayne enjoys most about volunteering is being able to work with the other gentlemen in his group and make friendships at the same time as helping people in need in the community.


Tell us about a great volunteer! We would love to recognize them as one of our “50 Faces of Volunteers.” Volunteer Iowa selects one nomination to feature every other Wednesday. 

Nominating is easy! You’ll submit a short paragraph or two about the volunteer(s) and their experience. The who/what/where/when (or for how long) and, most importantly, the why of their volunteer cause. We have provided some questions to prompt responses. It’s also strong requested that you submit a photo with your nomination. This is a great opportunity to help showcase a dedicated volunteer or volunteer group in your community! 

Ready to submit a spotlight? Access the online form here.

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