Northeast Iowa RSVP Program Commemorates 20th Year

There will be no parades down Main Street, church bells ringing, train whistles blowing, or fire truck sirens blaring to celebrate this month when the AmeriCorps Seniors Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Allamakee, Howard and Winneshiek counties observes its 20th anniversary year, but there will be dozens of community organizations that quietly express thanks … [Read More]

RSVP Pen Pal Program

Third graders in teacher Casey Rausch’s Crestwood Elementary School in Cresco are already preparing to write to the pen pals they’ll be matched with this winter through a Northeast Iowa RSVP program. “We did not have the Pen Pal program last year due to COVID and are so excited to get it up and running … [Read More]

2021 RSVP Appreciation Events

In October, volunteers were recognized once again at “Drive Through” appreciation events held in each of the three counties served by NEI RSVP.  Volunteers that drove through were treated to cupcakes and ice cream, and they also had the chance to pick up a few appreciation gifts and chat with RSVP staff. Volunteer “Years of … [Read More]

Northeast Iowa RSVP Service Enterprise Certification

Northeast Iowa RSVP is pleased to announce that it has been certified by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, as a Service Enterprise! Achieving Service Enterprise certification is a prestigious accomplishment for an organization. In fact, organizations that certify join the top 11 percent of nonprofits nationwide in volunteer management … [Read More]

Winneshiek County Development, Inc

Volunteer will be assisting the New Child Care Facility Exploration Group with fundraising committee administration, follow-up communication, and other administrative duties as identified by the group. The volunteer will assist the child development group by taking some of the workload of tracking and disseminating information to committee members and others in the community. Where: Decorah … [Read More]

Winneshiek County Public Health

This job is to assist the public health department in getting clients vaccinated. Tasks may include: register clients gather insurance information schedule appointments answer the phone/return calls monitor patients following vaccinations Where: Winneshiek county – locations TBD When: Limited time while vaccinations for COVID 19 are available and needed; Volunteer needs to be available during … [Read More]

United Way of Winneshiek County

There are several jobs at this station: Job 1: Hang flyers in communities (several times per year) Job 2: Prepare mailings (one time per year) Job 3: Administrative Volunteer This volunteer will act as an administrative assistant for the United Way board. The board does not have paid staff and this volunteer will perform administrative … [Read More]

Volunteer Spotlight: Dale Emery

Seed Saver’s Exchange recently featured Dale Emery in an article about their volunteers. Dale has been serving at Seed Savers since 2012 and at NEI RSVP since 2015. According to the article, “… beginning in the fall and going into spring, Dale is a fixture at the Northeast Iowa Peace and Justice Center in downtown … [Read More]

Veterans Memorial Hospital

There are two jobs available at this station: Greeter: Duties include greet patients and visitors at front desk of hospital, compile mailings or other various desk duties, walk flowers and cards to patient rooms. Where: Waukon When: Training will be provided and volunteers will be scheduled through the VMH staff. Shifts are 8 am-noon and … [Read More]

Main Street Lansing

This volunteer will act as the treasurer for the Main Street Lansing program . Duties include: Attend monthly Board meeting, usually the 4th Tuesday, for approximately 1 to 1.5 hours; the candidate would present a report detailing all income and expenditures. All other work could be performed from home or a location of the candidate’s … [Read More]