MLK Day of Service 2015

Join the VCSC for MLK Jr. Day of Service!
Sign-up for service projects here!

Projects include:
- Poverty Simulations
- Habitat for Humanity Warehouse Organization
- Project Linus Blanket Making
- Help at ACCESS
- Assembling Care Packages

The VCSC is running poverty simulations in the communities of Roland and Ames! In addition to participating in the simulation, we need volunteers to assist with set up and sign-in: sign up here!

All Volunteers are invited to the MLK Day Community Celebration! located at Ames Middle School from 6-7:30pm. Cake will be served and volunteers will be recognized for their service. The Program features a variety of entertainment celebrating the life and inspiration of Dr. King Jr.

VCSC Announces Campaign Kick-Off!

Volunteering is a cornerstone for building a strong community.  Whatever your passion, volunteering generates new relationships, develops skills and cultivates happiness by building a strong and caring community. 

Through your essential support of the Volunteer Center of Story County, you join these efforts as a champion for strong and caring communities in Story County. In addition to finding volunteer opportunities through the Volunteer Center, your financial support is appreciated.

Check out the Volunteer Impact Report to learn about out all our programs that you could support and see the impact volunteers make in Story County! Your donation of even a few dollars makes a big difference for volunteer efforts in Story County! Thank you for all your support of VCSC programs and initiatives!

Announcing VCSC's NEW Volunteer In Action Award

There are so many outstanding volunteers throughout Story County, and the Volunteer Center wants your help to recognize them! We will recognize one outstanding volunteer a month on our website and in our newsletter, and they will receive a small token of appreciation from the VCSC. Nominations are due by the 3rd Monday of each month and can come from fellow volunteers, community members, or agencies. Nomination forms can be found atthe bottom of the page.

The 2015 White House Student Film Festival

Submissions are open for the second White House Student Film Festival now through January 20. The theme of this year’s festival is The Impact of Giving Back, and it’s open to U.S. students, grades K-12. So tell a story about paying it forward, about community service, or what making a difference looks like in your eyes and through your lens. It can be a fictional story or a short documentary, so break out the lights, write a script, get the camera ready, and show us your passion for service and giving back. More details about the submission can be found at

Ashley Maurer,
Dec 1, 2014, 11:59 AM