New Releases: 2019, Part Two – Two Mini-Reviews

New Releases: 2019, Part Two Two Mini-Reviews   Disappearing Earth – Julia Phillips   Disappearing Earth begins with the abduction of two young girls in Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula. Is it a mystery? Nope. Thriller? Nope. Each succeeding chapter takes place during one month of the following year; these chapters are self-contained stories, each told from … [Read More]

Northeast Iowa Peace & Justice Center

This station has multiple opportunities available: 1. Custodial: Volunteer will make the facility neat and clean for all who use the facility.  Schedule is flexible.  vOlunteer responsibilities: Vacuum, Dust, Clean windows & bathroom 2. Advisory Council: Attend monthly advisory council meetings and work on specific projects throughout the year with the intention of supporting the … [Read More]

NE Iowa Community Action

There are several opportunities available at this station: Christmas Program: Volunteer will disburse gifts to families who meet qualifications for Christmas giving program. Volunteer will match family number with gifts. 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 … [Read More]

LifeServe Blood Center

Make calls to potential donors to schedule donations. Assist at LifeServe blood drives: 1. Serve donors juice and snacks which are provided by the Life Serve Blood Center 2. Thank donors for donating 3. Keep an eye on the donors in case they get lightheaded, if so, alert a Blood Center staff member Where: Decorah … [Read More]

Howard County Charitable Projects

Volunteers will assist with various duties at The County Store and/or Store Next Door. Duties will include the following 1. Customer Service 2. Operation of cash register 3. Processing of donations Where: Cresco When: Ongoing

Friends of the Decorah Public Library

There are two opportunities available at this station: 1. Magazine Sorting: Assist in sorting with the Library magazine program once a week. Straighten and sort magazines in the bins on the landing near the main entrance doors. Empty the large trash bin where donated magazines are dropped. Sort the saleable magazines and sort into the … [Read More]

Decorah Public Library

There are several jobs available at this station: 1. Large Print Assistant: Volunteers will select and process large print books from the Decorah Public Library collection to be sent to libraries across Iowa for the visually impaired. 2. Summer Reading Program Assistant: Volunteers needed to help with summer reading program as mentors and helpers for … [Read More]

Depot Outlet

Process donation that come into the Depot to prepare them for re-sale in order to raise money to be distributed to area non-profits throughout Winneshiek County. Where: Decorah When: This is an on-going volunteer position with days of service and amount of time spent processing donations to be worked out between the Depot Outlet and … [Read More]