Alzheimer’s Association

There are two jobs available at this station: 1. Alzheimer’s Walk:  Assist with registration, t-shirt distribution and parking at annual Alzheimer’s Walk. 2. Alzheimer’s Walk Committee: To assist with the promotion of and team recruitment for the walk to end Alzheimer’s. Where: Decorah When: Walk is once per year, usually in September

Walking School Bus

Volunteers will walk to school with children providing them with a safe walk to school, exercise and guidance on the walk. RSVP volunteers will serve with a team of volunteers who take turns walking the children to school. Where: Decorah When: During the school year

Mentoring – Helping Services for Northeast Iowa

Several types of mentoring opportunities are available to help youth who would benefit from spending time with an adult mentor. The youth are ages 5-16 and have been pre-selected as someone who would benefit from this opportunity. 1. Traditional Mentor*: Volunteer will be matched with a child who has similar interests and will meet with … [Read More]

Sunflower Child Care Center

There are several jobs available at this station: 1. Duckling Rockers: rock/sooth babies, bottle feeding, playing and reading to babies ages 6 weeks to 15 months. This is an on-going, flexible assignment with the day and time to be determined between Sunflower and the volunteers.   Where: Decorah When: Ongoing

Nisse Preschool & Kid’s Place

There are two jobs available at this station: Lunch Meal Delivery: pick up lunches at Winneshiek Medical Center and deliver to Nisse Preschool Classroom Aide: Interact one on one with children, read stories, assist with art and classroom activities on low chair or on floor to interact with children Where: Decorah When: During school year; … [Read More]


Volunteer will accompany two teachers and provide supervision for up to 15 children ages 3-6 during walks on Tuesday & Thursday mornings. May walk a few blocks to West Side Playground or walk by the river by 5th avenue bridge and let children play and explore. Where: Decorah (Good Shepard Lutheran Church*) When: Tuesday & … [Read More]

Headstart – Northeast Iowa Community Action

Nurture children age 3-5 years old in a preschool setting. May include one on one or small group reading, playing games, art projects etc. Training and orientation provided by classroom teacher before beginning classroom activities. Where: Cresco, Decorah, Waukon and Postville When: During the school year (summer programs available at some locations)