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Branstad creates Council on Expanding Nat'l Service in Iowa:
* Press release
* Recorded press conference

AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Resource Center

 

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

APRIL 2014

1-30
AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Theme:
   Environmental Stewardship
22
Earth Day
May 2014
 
5
Join Hands Day
19-23
Senior Corps Week
20
ICVS Executive Committee meeting, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Contact: Jody Benz, 515.725.3094.
June 2014
 
11
Governor's Volunteer Award ceremony, Council Bluffs, 9:00 a.m.
Contact: Jody Benz, 515.725.3094.
12
Governor's Volunteer Award ceremony, Storm Lake, 9:00 a.m.
Contact: Jody Benz, 515.725.3094.
17
Governor's Volunteer Award ceremony, Cedar Rapids, 10:00 a.m.
Contact: Jody Benz, 515.725.3094.
17
Governor's Volunteer Award ceremony, Cedar Falls, 1:30 p.m.
Contact: Jody Benz, 515.725.3094.
18
Governor's Volunteer Award ceremony, Des Moines, 10:00 a.m.
Contact: Jody Benz, 515.725.3094.
20
Governor's Volunteer Award ceremony, Ottumwa, 10:00 a.m.
Contact: Jody Benz, 515.725.3094.
24
ICVS Commission meetings, Des Moines
   Committee meetings 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
   Networking lunch 12:00-12:30 p.m.
   Full commission meeting 12:30-3:00 p.m.
Contact: Jody Benz, 515.725.3094.