ChildServe has many volunteer opportunities to consider! We will match your skills and interests with one or more of the following opportunities as they are needed.
Great Life Champion
Great with kids? Make a difference by playing games, reading books, rocking infants, taking walks, among other important and fun activities.
Special Event Support
Help us bring our fun-filled events to life through event prep, set-up, or clean-up; running a game or activity, helping with check-in, and more.
Are you task-oriented and love to see a job well-done? Help various services through filing, data entry, assembling packets, making photocopies, preparing crafts, and more.
From landscaping to fundraising, we love hearing from professionals looking to donate their expertise across many fields.
Special Skills or Talents
Have a talent you’re looking to share? Put your musical gifts, dancing prowess, sewing skills, woodworking mastery, arts and crafts abilities to great use.
Group Volunteer Projects
Bring your team together to create
hand-tied blankets or home-made
cards, work on landscaping or special cleaning projects, or make an impact
with in-kind donations.
How Do I Get Started?
Have questions about volunteer opportunities at ChildServe? Reach out and contact us today! We are excited to hear from you.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get started as an individual volunteer?
2) Return the form to our Volunteer Coordinator through mail, email, or fax:
Volunteer Coordinator: 5406 Merle Hay Road, P.O. Box 707, Johnston, Iowa 50131
ATTN: Kaylene Steele, Volunteer Coordinator, 515-276-0140
Does ChildServe allow group service volunteer projects?
Yes! To learn about group volunteer projects at ChildServe, please call Kaylene Steele, Volunteer Coordinator, at 515-331-8139
Who can volunteer?
Court-ordered service hours cannot be completed at ChildServe.
Where can I volunteer?
What tasks would I be doing at ChildServe?
Does ChildServe need any in-kind gifts?
- Craft supplies like new glue sticks, markers, crayons, contruction paper, pipe cleaners
- Children and family DVDs and CDs (new or preowned)
- Wii, Xbox, and PlayStation systems and games (new or preowned)
If you have other gifts that you would like to donate to ChildServe, please call our Volunteer Coordinator, Kaylene Steele, at 515-331-8139 to find out if we have a space or need for it.
1915 Philadelphia Street, Ames, IA 50010
5406 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, IA 50131
2350 Oakdale Blvd., Coralville, IA 52241
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ChildServe improves the health and well-being of 5,200 children each year through specialized clinical, home, and community-based programs and services. We serve children with developmental delays, disabilities, injuries, and other special healthcare needs.
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