Allamakee County

Northeast Iowa Community Action

There are several opportunities available at this station:

Christmas Program: Volunteer will assist with disbursing gifts to families who meet qualifications for Christmas giving program.

Heating Assistance: The volunteer will assist applicants who are filling out applications for energy assistance. This may include checking to make sure that the client has all required paperwork before meeting with the service provider. This is a seasonal position starting in the fall and running through early winter. The days of the week and hours will be determined based on needs during that time frame and per discussion with staff coordinator.

Clerical: Helping coordinators with preparing supplies, filing, stuffing envelopes, and photocopying. The days of the week and times of day will be determined by staff and the volunteer.

Food Pantry Assistant (Cresco): Volunteer will be a regular contact to pick up donations as a part of the America Food Rescue program with Hy-Vee Dollar Fresh and deliver to the pantry. Volunteer may also help organize donations, weigh donations for reporting purposes and fill pantry shelves. The days of the week and times of day will be determined by staff and the volunteer.
Can be anytime between 8 am and 4 PM Monday through Friday.

Food Delivery Assistant: Deliver meals or food pantry items to customer’s doorstep. Volunteer will drive their own vehicle or ride the transit bus. This job is as needed not on a regular basis.

Where: Decorah (Heating Assistance, Clerical, Christmas program, Food Delivery); Cresco (Food Pantry Assistant, Christmas program); Waukon (Christmas program)

When: Ongoing; Hours depend on job and volunteer