110 Crystal Street
Ames, IA 50010
STORY CITY OFFICE
503 Elm Avenue
Story City, Iowa 50248
515-733-4448 (fax #)
STORY COUNTY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
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.
CALL (515) 292-8890 TO VOLUNTEER OR GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT
THESE VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENTS.
Origami: Do you love origami? Reiman Gardens loves origami so much they are incorporating hundreds of origami sculptures into one of their rotating Conservatory displays around the 2021 holiday season. We are looking for volunteers to create these sculptures! Paper and instructions will be provided. Contact RSVP at 515-292-8890 for more information.
Butterfly Wing Docents: Volunteer among the butterflies! Volunteers are needed to help with monitoring the space to ensure that USDA regulations are followed and the butterflies are contained within the exhibit. These volunteers, also known as Butterfly Wing Docents, interact directly with the public answering questions about the butterflies and plants in the exhibit. All new Butterfly Wing Docents are required to attend one training session. Prefer 2-hour commitments with both weekday and weekend opportunities available between 9:00-4:30. Perfect for individuals and couples. To learn more contact RSVP at 515-292-8890
Habitat for Humanity:
The store in Ames has reopened and is following Covid-19 safety guidelines. They are looking for volunteers to help Tuesday-Saturday between the hours of
10 AM - 4 PM. Any amount of time put in would be appreciated.
Please contact RSVP at 515-292-8890 for more information.
Food Pantry/Doing The Most Good Market Attendants- Looking for volunteers to help with food pantry and market pantry Monday - Thursday between 12:45 to 3:30. Volunteers will meet and greet families, direct them through the Pantry and Market and assist with sorting, shelving or restocking needs. This job requires standing, lifting (20lbs) and kneeling. A cheerful attitude and ability to respect the confidentiality of all those who visit the Salvation Army is a must. The Salvation Army encourages volunteers who can work on a consistent basis.
To learn more contact RSVP at 515-292-8890
Food at First:
RSVP assists with two of the many shifts available each month. Volunteers are needed every month on the second Monday to prepare and serve food from 3:00- 5:00 PM and again on the fourth Thursday from 3:00-6:00 to repackage food and staff stations at the market place. Thursday shifts are done outside in the parking lot at this time. If you are interested in helping with these or other shifts, call 515-292-8890.
RSVP Volunteer Driver Transportation Program:
You can make a difference in the lives of Story County residents by becoming part of a pool of volunteers who provide occasional rides to individuals for essential services such as medical, dental, and vision appointments. Volunteers use their own vehicles. Drivers in Nevada area are especially needed. Please call 515-292-8890 for more information.