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Greater Des Moines Volunteer News

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AARP volunteers in Greater Des Moines feel like they get as much as they give! Find out about virtual volunteering. Explore our different volunteer roles. Or fill out our volunteer interest form to let us know how you might like to help and someone from AARP will follow up soon.

Volunteer Opportunities From Create The Good

  • Hospital Elder Life Program Volunteer

    Des Moines, IA | Ongoing

    The Hospital Elder Life Program is located at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. The goal of the program is to prevent delirium and physical decline in older adult patients staying in... Read More »

  • Patient and Family Support Team Volunteer

    Des Moines, IA | Ongoing

    The Patient and Family Support Team was created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program fosters virtual communication between hospitalized patients and their loved ones who cannot visit the... Read More »

  • Blood Drive Greeters Needed in Mills County IA

    IA | Ongoing

    Assist at Blood Drives with your excellent and enthusiastic customer service to enhance the blood donor experience. Engage with blood donors to promote blood donation and set the stage for a long-term... Read More »

  • DRO: Mass Care Sheltering Service Associate - IA

    IA | Ongoing

    Shelter Service Associate serve as a member of a temporary work unit on a disaster relief operation to successfully complete their assigned areas of responsibility on a disaster relief operation. They... 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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Find ways to help directly in the Des Moines area, whether you have 5 minutes, 5 hours or 5 days to give. Read More »

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