What's New?

ICVS seeking Communication and Engagement Officer; deadline is Aug. 28!

2015 Coaches Challenge is underway!

Nov. 9-10, 2015, Ames, Iowa
Keynote Presenters Announced!



Volunteer Iowa:
the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service

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

 Disaster Volunteer Information

Please do not "self deploy" to a disaster area!
Find out how you can help.

Calendar of Events

1 DEADLINE: Don Hampton Disaster Volunteer of the Year Award, recognizes outstanding Iowans who have responded in times of disaster to provide aide to their fellow Iowans.  Nominations must be postmarked or emailed no later than September 1, 2015.


Participation Guide for Organizations
Participation Guide for Employers
Volunteer Opportunities


ICVS in partnership with the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, IA and others, will host an afternoon event featuring Mark Lindquist.  A former AmeriCorps member and a former Sergeant in the United States Air Force, Mark is a nationally recognized motivational speaker, world-touring entertainer and author of the book, “Passion! 8 Steps to Find Yours.”   Any national service member, alum, program, friend, etc. is invited to come and take part in this event.  It will begin around 1:00 PM and end around 4:00 PM.  More details will be provided as they are finalized.  We ask any participant planning to attend to register at  Registration will close on Friday, September 4, 2015 at 5:00 PM (central time).

15 ICVS Executive Committee meeting, 10 AM - 12 PM, via conference call
Contact: Jody Benz, 1.800.308.5987