Fort Dodge Office


217 S. 25th St.--Suite B

Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501  




BASE Senior Fitness

            Exercise leaders are needed to lead senior fitness classes. Training is provided by RSVP.

CASA (North Iowa Court Appointed Special Advocate)

CASA volunteers are assigned to a child who is in foster care or in a youth shelter. Volunteers visit their assigned child at least once a month, attend juvenile court hearings for their case and write reports on the case. CASA volunteers go through training to learn about the child welfare system and the CASA role. A background check is required. Computer use is necessary.


Errand Buddies may assist with and provide transportation to and from day-to-day activities such as shopping

Medical Transportation Drivers provide transportation to medical appointments. 

Telephone Reassurance Callers provide friendship and companionship as well as checking on the well-being of participants.

Fort Dodge Public Library—Books on the Go

            Deliver books to nursing homes and shut-ins in Fort Dodge

Fort Dodge Elementary Schools

            Help students in a variety of classroom and extra-curricular activities

Fort Dodge Villa Care Center

Villa Care is seeking volunteers to help with Bingo on Tuesday afternoons, manicures on Monday afternoons and with Spades card games on Tuesday mornings.


Fort Museum

            Bingo runners, tour guides, janitorial help

The Lord’s Cupboard

Help facilitate the food pantry. Pantry is open Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 and 4-6pm, Thursdays 9:30-11:30. Located at 127 N. 10th St., Fort Dodge

Heartland Hope and Homes

            Need people knowledgeable about building to do pick up and delivery of materials

Need people to help in the resale shop, dusting, helping customers, filing, paperwork, can be trained for cash register

Hope Haven Wheelchair Assembly

Do light metal work to assemble parts for wheelchairs for children to be distributed worldwide. Mondays and Wednesdays 8:30-11:30, may work just one day per week

The Key on Central

The Key on Central is a thrift store which supports the Domestic/Sexual Assault Outreach Center in Fort Dodge. Volunteers are needed to sort and fold donated items, dust and vacuum, set up displays, and carry boxes and bags.

Marion Home

            Read to residents, play card games, help with activities.

 Village General Store—Opportunity Village

            Sort incoming donations, stock shelves, run cash register

Youth Shelter Care

Play games, do a movie night, do a craft, do some baking, done with a group, as often as you choose. Located at 301 Ave. M West, Fort Dodge.