503 Elm Avenue
Story City, Iowa 50248
515-733-4448 (fax #)
110 Crystal Street
Ames, IA 50010
STORY COUNTY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
CALL 292-8890 TO VOLUNTEER OR GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENTS.
Volunteer to lead assembly of RSVP's quarterly newsletter at the Story City RSVP office. Approximately 2-hours per session.
Call (515) 733-4917 for more information.
Emergency Residence Project:
Volunteers needed to assist with operations of the Shelter from 10 – 2 on weekends. Answer the phone, process requests for assistance, sort donations, provide information and referrals, etc. The Ames Emergency Residence Project provides emergency shelter for men, women, and families. For more information, call Tom at 515-292-8890.
Story County Sheriff’s Office:
Volunteers are needed to help scan confidential files onto the computer. Morning and afternoon shifts are available during the week. Training is provided, and volunteers can expect to have a background clearance check completed. To learn more, call Teal at 515-292-8890.
Senior Variety Show:
Volunteers needed to serve as ushers at this year’s Senior Variety Show, Friday evening August 18th and Sunday afternoon, August 20th. This is always a fun event and ushers get in to see the show for free! For more information, call Tom at 515-292-8890.
Hope In Christ Back Pack Event:
Volunteers needed to assist with this Back-to-School Back Pack Event on August 5th. Hope In Christ is a coordinated effort by 5-6 churches in the Ames community that seeks to have every child start the school year out on equal footing. Every child will receive a backpack filled with school supplies listed by the Ames school system. For more information, call Tom at 515-292-8890.
Does being a part of a volunteer response team in the event of a disaster, public health emergency, or even in the case of a missing person sound exciting? Central Iowa RSVP is responsible for organizing volunteer teams to staff a volunteer reception center and non-emergency phone bank during any of these events. Response teams have been established in Ames, Story City, and Nevada. Volunteers are needed to join the team in Huxley to serve the Ballard area. Call Teal at 515-292-8890 to learn more about this opportunity.
Volunteer as a Pen Pal for a 5th grade student. The Pen Pal Program helps the students improve their writing skills and build respect & a better understanding as they learn from and about an older generation. This is one of the most fun & rewarding experiences, and the kids are great! For more information, call Tom at 515-292-8890.
Orientation for new or prospective volunteers will is 10:00 AM on Thursday, August 17th and will be held in the RSVP office at 110 Crystal Street in Ames. Call 515-292-8890 for more information.
For more information about RSVP (as well as other volunteer opportunities), please visit www.rsvpvolunteer.org or like our Facebook page, Central Iowa RSVP.