A number of area agencies and organizations were contacted and informed of our intention to produce a list (below) of area volunteer opportunities.
Amanda the Panda Family Grief Center Location: 1821 Grand Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50324 Mission Statement or Purpose: To restore grieving children and families back into the mainstream of their lives through innovative services that provide hope and healing.
Services include: weekend/day camps, support groups, fun days, family nights, school visits and holiday support.
Volunteer Opportunities Available for Individuals or Families: ALL Contact for Volunteer Inquiries: Carmen Elliott, 515.223.4847, [email protected] visit our website at Springs of West Des Moines Location: 7951 EP True Parkway, West Des Moines, Iowa Mission Statement or Purpose: Inspired by our understanding of the elderly who need assistance, and in order to personalize our response to the holistic concerns of our residents and families, we shall create a compassionate and viable community that enhances the quality of life for those who live and work with us.
Volunteer Opportunities Available for Individuals or Families: Opportunities within the activities department- pet visit, children visit, reading/storytelling, share a hobby, sing songs/play instruments, one-to-one conversations, games, walks, Nintendo Wii, etc…
Contact for Volunteer Inquiries: Katie Parker, 515.223.1135, [email protected] visit our website at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa Organization Location: 9051 Swanson Boulevard, Clive Mission Statement or Purpose: To provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-on-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever..