What's New?

 Volunteer Hall of Fame nomination form released
Deadline is Sept. 8 for AmeriCorps Funding and Personnel applications
Coaches’ Mentoring Challenge Expands with Support from MENTOR and the Big 12 Conference
Governor's Council on National Service Preliminary Report Released 

AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Resource Center



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


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

SEPT. 2014


AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Theme:
   Lifetime of Service

9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance

   Resources for Planning a Project (provided by CNCS)


20th Anniversary of AmeriCorps -- check out the video!

National Swearing in Ceremony

Iowa AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Celebration
Find out more!
2:30 p.m., State Capitol Building
Contact: Chad Driscoll, 515.725.3074

ICVS Executive Committee Conference Call
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Contact: Jody Benz, 515.725.3094
Governor's Council on National Service meeting, 1-4 p.m., IEDA building, 200 East Grand Ave, Des Moines.
Contact: Rachel Bruns, 515.725.3098