What's New?

The Volunteer Iowa website will be down for routine maintenance from Nov. 26 through Nov. 30.

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 



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

Find a volunteer opportunity HERE!

To volunteer, please sign up early! 

Find a volunteer opportunity HERE!

 1 DEADLINE for Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame nominations.
9:00-10:00 a.m., ICVS Full Commission Conference Call
Contact: Jody Benz, 515.725.3094