Jobs Available

Executive Director: Volunteer Center of Story County is seeking an Executive Director to begin on July 1,2014. Click here for the job description and directions of how to apply (or click the PDF at the bottom of the page). 

Americorps VISTA Summer Associates: Volunteer Center of Story County will host AmeriCorp VISTA Summer Associates. Here is the job description. Click here to apply by April 25, 2014. For questions contact Shellie Orngard at

Stash the Trash 2014

Thank you to all of our volunteers who helped us Stash the Trash! We had a great time! It was a beautiful day and we think Ames is looking pretty good now thanks to your help.

We are working on gathering the numbers and we will let you know how much trash we picked up soon.

Thank you!

Story County Youth Volunteer Awards

In celebration of National Volunteer Week and Global Youth Service Day, the Volunteer Center of Story County and Iowa State University Student Activities Center will recognize the volunteer efforts of young people in Story County. Nominations were accepted until Friday, March 28, 2014. Thank you to everybody who submitted a nomination. We have a great pool of nominees this year!

An awards program and reception will be held on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in the Sun Room of Iowa State University’s Memorial Union.

We will celebrate volunteer groups and individuals you know in Story County under the age of 25 for their outstanding volunteer service in the following categories:

  • Elementary school student or group
  • Middle school student or group
  • High school student or group
  • College student or group
  • Community volunteer or group

 Award recipients will be notified by Friday, April 4th, and invited to the April 29th awards program to honor their outstanding volunteer work. They also will be featured in local media stories.

Hannah Dankbar,
Apr 10, 2014, 9:16 AM
Hannah Dankbar,
Apr 14, 2014, 9:26 AM