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RFA released for 2015 Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) grants
RFP released for 2015-16 AmeriCorps Grants

Kansas and Iowa Announce Annual Coaches' Mentoring Challenge

 Volunteer Hall of Fame nomination form released

Governor's Council on National Service Preliminary Report Released 

 

Mission

To improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering. 
 

Vision

To create an Iowa where all citizens are empowered through service to meet community challenges and make lives better.
 
 





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Welcome to the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service (ICVS)!

The commission (ICVS or Volunteer Iowa) is part of a network of state service commissions throughout the United States that have the responsibility of developing and communicating a statewide vision and ethic of service and promoting that vision throughout their state.

We invite you to explore our website to learn more about what we do and how you can improve your community through service!


 

 

 

 

Calendar of Events

OCT. 2014
 
19-25

A global celebration of professional services for the public good.
25

Find a volunteer opportunity HERE!
29
1:00-4:00 p.m., Governor's Council on National Service in Iowa meeting
IEDA building, 200 East Grand Ave, Des Moines.
Contact: Rachel Bruns, 515.725.3098.  AGENDA
30
Deadline for nominations for 50 Faces of Volunteers recognition.  Tell us about a great volunteer that should be spotlighted on our Facebook page!
Contact: Rachel Bruns, 515.725.3098
 NOV. 2014

14
DEADLINE for nominations for 50 Faces of Volunteers recognition.  Please help Volunteer Iowa showcase a dedicated volunteer or volunteer group!  We select one nomination per week to feature on our blog and social media. 50 Faces of Volunteers is part of the Governor’s Call to Service/What’s Your 50? campaign that encourages all Iowans to volunteer 50 hours a year. Submitting a nomination easy! Complete your nomination online today!
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10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., ICVS Executive Committee Conference Call
Contact: Jody Benz, 515.725.3094
22

Find a volunteer opportunity HERE!
30
Deadline for nominations for 50 Faces of Volunteers recognition.  Tell us about a great volunteer that should be spotlighted on our Facebook page!
Contact: Rachel Bruns, 515.725.3098