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Deadline is Sept. 8 for AmeriCorps Funding and Personnel applications
 
Coaches’ Mentoring Challenge Expands with Support from MENTOR and the Big 12 Conference
 
Governor's Council on National Service Preliminary Report Released 
 

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

AUGUST 2014

1-31
AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Theme:
   Disaster Services 
   Download a toolkit for background on AmeriCorps disaster services work, engagement ideas, statistics, social media tips and more.
SEPT. 2014

1-30

AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Theme:
   Lifetime of Service
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9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance

   Resources for Planning a Project (provided by CNCS)



12

20th Anniversary of AmeriCorps -- check out the video!

National Swearing in Ceremony

Iowa AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Celebration
Find out more!
2:30 p.m., State Capitol Building
Contact: Chad Driscoll, 515.725.3074
23

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