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Governor's Volunteer Award nomination process launched for 2015


Governor’s Council on National Service releases recommendations:
View the Press Release
Download the Final Report


 Employers invited to participate in volunteer program survey
 





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!
















2015 Calendar of Events

MARCH
12
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Developing the Skills-Based Volunteer Program Model That’s Right for Your Company.  Download the overview for additional information about this webinar and a link to register.
16 4:30 PM - DEADLINE, “What’s Your 50?” Youth Volunteer Recognition and Youth of the Year Scholarship applications
17 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service Executive Committee conference call, 200 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines
Contact Jody Benz, 515.725.3094
31  Midnight - DEADLINE, Volunteer Hall of Fame: People's Choice Award voting
 APRIL
1 Midnight - DEADLINE, nominations for 50 Faces of Volunteers recognition.  Online Nomination Form
3 Midnight - DEADLINE, nominations for 2015 Governor's Volunteer Awards.  See the details and where to submit your nomination!
7 Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service
Contact Vicki Hover-Williamson, 515.284.4819
9 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Volunteering 101: HR Benefits for Corporations.  Download the overview for additional information about this webinar and a link to register.
12-18 National Volunteer Week
14 12:00-1:30 PM, Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service meeting, 200 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines
Contact Jody Benz, 515.725.3094
 14 2:00-3:00 PM, Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame induction ceremony and reception, State Capitol Building
Contact Jody Benz, 515.725.3094
17-19 Global Youth Service Day
MAY
2 Join Hands Day
14 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Getting Ready to Partner with Nonprofits- Asking the right questions and matching skills to opportunities.  Download the overview for additional information about this webinar and a link to register.