Guest Blog written by Volunteer Iowa Commissioner Cherian Koshy My first year as a Volunteer Iowa Commissioner has been one of the most positive experiences of my life. While I’ve spent time in Iowa and enjoyed the hospitality of this great state for the last … Continue reading Iowans Genuinely Express Care and Concern Each and Every Day
Nominated by Sue Driscoll with United Way of East Central Iowa Tell us a little about the volunteer: Diamond V helps throughout the year in so many ways. They participate in the Greater CR Community Foundation with monetary donations, they have campaigns for United Way, … Continue reading 50 Faces of Volunteers – Diamond V
Nominated by Sue Driscoll with United Way of East Central Iowa Tell us a little about the volunteer: Steve is the Hawkeye Area Council’s Council Commissioner and has continuously gone above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that the youth we serve within … Continue reading 50 Faces of Volunteers – Steve Serrot
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
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!
Nominated by Kelli Gerdes, Cerro Gordo County Public Health in Mason City Tell us a little about the volunteer: Craig Clark has been involved in the community in multiple ways over the years, and has a real passion for bicycling. He recently told me that the … Continue reading 50 Faces of Volunteers – Craig Clark
Guest submission by Maddison Lange, current Miss Muscatine titleholder One of the major misconceptions people have about volunteering is that only one avenue is available to help others. Yes, giving your time is very important and you can help and impact many people, but you … Continue reading The Many Avenues of Volunteering