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Volunteer Centers of Iowa

Two rows of people facing each other talkingVolunteer Centers of Iowa is a statewide network of Volunteer Centers located in numerous communities across Iowa.    

Mission: The mission of the Volunteer Centers of Iowa is to enable participating Volunteer Centers in Iowa to better meet the needs of their communities and promote volunteerism through information exchange, collaboration and support.

Volunteer Center Definition: The VCI defines a Volunteer Center as a professional organization that maintains an online presence that facilitates engaging volunteers in meaningful opportunities to serve, heightens awareness of volunteering by recognizing community volunteers and builds the capacity for effective volunteering by providing learning opportunities in volunteer management.    

To connect with a volunteer center in your community, please use the list below. If you are interested in joining the Volunteer Centers of Iowa, please contact the president of the Volunteer Centers of Iowa: Lauren Finke by e-mail or by phone, 319-883-3015.    

To learn more about starting a Volunteer Center in your community, contact Volunteer Iowa.

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Anamosa (serving Jones County)
Leanna Husmann 
Jones County Volunteer Center 
105 Broadway Place, Suite 1 
PO Box 455 
Anamosa, IA 52205 
Benton County (serving Benton County)
Katherine Hines 
Benton County Volunteer Center 
Address TBD 
319-398-5372 x844
Cedar Rapids (serving Linn and Iowa counties)
Meredith Hershner 
United Way of East Central Iowa Volunteer Center 
317 7th Ave SE, Suite 401 
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 
319-398-5372 ext. 837
Des Moines (serving Polk, Dallas and Warren counties)
Joy Talmon
United Way of Central Iowa 
1111 9th St. #100 
Des Moines, IA 50314 
Dubuque (serving Allamakee, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette and Jackson counties)
Paula Paider Licht 
United Way of the Dubuque Area Tri-States 
215 W. 6th Street 
Dubuque, IA 52001 
Dubuque (serving the City of Dubuque)
Heather Satterly 
City of Dubuque Volunteer Center 
2200 Bunker Hill Road 
Dubuque, IA 52001 
Iowa City Area (serving Johnson and Washington counties)
Wendy Nolan
United Way Volunteer Center 
1150 5th St Ste 290 
Coralville IA 52241 
Keokuk (serving Lee County, IA; Clark County, MO; Hancock County, IL)
Sue Prochazka (VCI Secretary) 
United Way of the Great River Region 
PO Box 251 
Keokuk, IA 52632 
Mason City (serving Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Worth, Mitchell, Franklin, Wright, Hancock and Winnebago counties)
Krista Ditsworth
North Iowa Area Community College Volunteer Center 
500 College Drive 
Mason City, IA 50401 
Muscatine (serving Muscatine County)
Hilary Henke 
Volunteer Center of Muscatine 
208 W 2nd Street 
Muscatine, IA 52761 
Ottumwa (serving Wapello, Jefferson and Monroe counties)
Allison Patzner 
United Way of Wapello County Volunteer Center 
224 E 2nd Street Ste 1 
Ottumwa, IA 52501 
Quad Cities (serving Scott County, Iowa, and Rock Island, Illinois)
Marci Zogg 
United Way of the Quad Cities Area 
3247 E 35 Street Court 
Davenport, IA 52746 
Sioux City (serving Monona, Plymouth, Sioux and Woodbury counties)
Volunteer Siouxland
Spirit Lake (serving Dickinson County)
Angela Kofoot 
Voluntary Action Center of the Iowa Great Lakes 
800 21st St 
Spirit Lake IA 51360 
Tipton (serving Cedar County)
Jennifer Comstock 
Cedar County Volunteer Center 
107 Cedar St. 
Tipton, IA 52772 
319-398-5372 x823
Waterloo/Cedar Falls (serving Black Hawk County)
Lauren Finke (VCI President) 
Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley 
360 Westfield Avenue, Suite 201 
Waterloo, IA 50701 
Waverly-Shell Rock (serving Bremer and Butler counties)
Jill Krall 
Waverly- Shell Rock Area United Way 
PO Box 271 
Waverly, IA 50677