What's New?

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

SEPT. 2014

AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Theme:
   Lifetime of Service

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., ICVS Executive Committee Conference Call   AGENDA
Contact: Jody Benz, 515.725.3094
1:00-4:00 p.m., Volunteer Background Check Stakeholders Group meeting   AGENDA
IEDA building, 200 East Grand Ave, Des Moines.
Contact: Jamie Orozco Nagel, 515.725.3096
OCT. 2014
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., ICVS Commission meetings
Contact: Jody Benz, 515.725.3094

Find a volunteer opportunity HERE!
 NOV. 2014

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., ICVS Executive Committee Conference Call
Contact: Jody Benz, 515.725.3094

Find a volunteer opportunity HERE!