This year, Volunteer Iowa sought a new Commissioner to represent the Iowa Association of Fostergrandparent and Senior Companion Programs, and felt lucky when Crystal Meier said ‘YES’! Crystal has already been working side-by-side with our team in her role as the Director of National Service … Continue reading Welcome Crystal Meier to the Commission!
Nominated by Payton Whiteaker with Iowa Legal Aid Tell us a little about the volunteer: Dora is originally from Bogota, Colombia and moved to Dubuque 17 years ago with her husband. She enjoys living in Dubuque because it is very green and a good community … Continue reading 50 Faces of Volunteers – Dora Serna
Guest Submission by Matt Lash, former Volunteer Iowa intern News releases, social media planning and creating a communications/style guide. These things were not the top three projects I expected to be working on when I applied for the Public Relations/Marketing internship with Brianne at Volunteer … Continue reading Unexpected Projects Lead to a Confirmation of the Future – An Intern’s Perspective
Cheri Doane has been involved in service and volunteerism for many years, and can never seem to stay away from our work at Volunteer Iowa! So much so, that she’s recently been appointed by Governor Kim Reynolds to serve as a Commissioner again for the … Continue reading We are thrilled to have you back Cheri Doane!
Nominated by Payton Whiteaker with Iowa Legal Aid Tell us a little about the volunteer: Bob Wilson, 90, has been volunteering in the Cedar Rapids Regional Office for a little over a year. He assists with handling intakes for the Legal Hotline for Older Iowans … Continue reading 50 Faces of Volunteers – Bob Wilson
Today the team at Volunteer Iowa would like to recognize, thank, and share a bit about our new Commissioner, Greg Sutherland, with all of you. We are excited to have Greg as a volunteer assisting us with our work, so we can continue to advance … Continue reading Thank you for joining the Commission Greg Sutherland!
Submission by Phoebe Trepp, Executive Director at Willis Dady Homeless Services in Cedar Rapids Holli Erkson’s service should be highlighted in the National Service Member Spotlight – she’s amazing! Holli has drastically altered our volunteer program at Willis Dady and improved community member engagement. When … Continue reading National Service Member Spotlight – Holli Erkson