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Volunteer Opportunities From Create The Good

  • Bring Joy to Hospice Patients

    IA | Ongoing

    Compassionate people needed to visit individuals affected by a life-limiting illness. Visitors offer companionship and emotional support; and activites can include providing conversation, reading to... Read More »

  • Sorting Donated Food Items for Families in Need!

    Des Moines, IA | Ongoing

    Each week the Food Bank of Iowa receives food donations that need to be sorted and organized before being distributed to our over 600 partner agencies. Volunteers can help get the food to our agencies... Read More »

  • FreeStore volunteer

    Des Moines, IA | Ongoing

    Work in the FreeStore warehouse or one of the other volunteer opportunities. We are a furniture warehouse that provides items to families in need. We also need people to pickup furniture, schedule... Read More »

  • Tour Guide

    Des Moines, IA | Ongoing

    Volunteers are at the heart of Salisbury House and Gardens. They provide year-round support for many of our public events as well as assist with onsite projects and maintenance. As a volunteer, you... Read More »

These volunteer listings are provided by AARP's Create the Good. Visit Create The Good to search more volunteer opportunities or post your own opportunity.

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