Looking to volunteer within the Iowa City community?  

Listed below is a collection of community partners organized by interest area.  Further information can be found by clicking the links provided.   

Arts & Culture

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts

Council For International Visitors To Iowa Cities

Gems of Hope

Hancher Auditorium

Summer of the Arts

Ten Thousand Villages Iowa City

The Englert Theatre


Beloved Community Initiative

Deaf Iowans Against Abuse, Inc.

Emma Goldman Clinic

Forms Pal

Iowa Child Advocacy Board

Iowa Legal Aid

Iowa United Nations Association

Iowa Voices

League Of Women Voters Of Johnson County

Mighty Earth Iowa City


The Arc of Southeast Iowa

Transformative Healing

S. Peace Corps

Women's Resource And Action Center

Basic Needs

180 Degrees Teen Center & Crisis Housing

Agape Café

CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank

Coralville Community Food Pantry

Crowded Closet Thrift Shop

Days For Girls- Iowa City Chapter

Four Oaks

Goodwill of the Heartland

Houses to Homes

Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity

Local Foods Connection

Neighborhood Associations of Iowa City

Neighborhood Centers Of Johnson County

North Liberty Community Pantry

Potentially Yours

Ronald McDonald House Charities Of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois

Salvation Army

Shelter House

Table To Table

S. Peace Corps

United Way Volunteer Center

Uptown Bill's/Extend The Dream

Wild Bill's Coffee Shop


Iowa Best Buddies

Iowa City Public Library

Iowa Tech Chicks

Iowa Youth Writing Project

Old Capitol Museum

Strive For Success Academic and Enrichment Youth Center

The Backpack Project

The BookEnd

The Iowa Children's Museum

University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Washington Chamber Of Commerce

West Liberty Youth Dream Catchers, Inc

Women's Resource And Action Center


Backyard Abundance

Bur Oak Land Trust

Coralville Lake

Field to Family

Friendly Farm

Friends of Coralville Lake

Green Iowa AmeriCorps

Grow: Johnson County

Mighty Earth Iowa City

University of Iowa Office of Sustainability 


Access 2 Independence Of The Eastern Iowa Corridor, Inc.

Alzheimer's Association

American Cancer Society

American Cancer Society Hope Lodge

Brain Injury Alliance Of Iowa

Children's Center for Therapy

Community Mental Health Center For Mid Eastern Iowa


Compeer Of Johnson County

Domestic Violence Intervention Program

Emma Goldman Clinic

Handicare, Inc.

Iowa City Free Medical & Dental Clinic

Johnson County Visiting Nurse Association

Mercy Hospital - Iowa City

Muscular Dystrophy Association of Iowa

NAMI Johnson County

Prelude Behavioral Services

Rape Victim Advocacy Program

The ALS Association Iowa Chapter

The Arc of Southeast Iowa

Transformative Healing

University Of Iowa DeGowin Blood Center

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Volunteer Services

Veterans and Military

University of Iowa Veterans Association

House Of Heroes

Iowa Troop Pantry

VA Medical Center Voluntary Service 

Physical Activity

Girls On The Run Of Eastern Iowa

Iowa City Kickers Soccer Club

Let Me Run

Special Olympics Iowa

Senior Services

Aging Services

Alzheimer's Association

Care Initiatives Hospice

Elder Services, Inc

Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center

Oaknoll Retirement Residence


 Disaster Prevention and Response

American Red Cross

Iowa City Public Works

Animal and Wildlife

Iowa City Animal Care And Adoption Center

The RARE Group

Iowa Humane Alliance

Safe Haven Of Iowa County Animal Shelter

Witty Kitties, Inc.

 Youth Programs

180 Degrees Teen Center & Crisis Housing

4Cs - Community Coordinated Child Care

Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Johnson County

Children Of Promise Johnson County

Fifth Ward Saints North

Four Oaks

Girl Scouts Of Eastern Iowa And Western Illinois

International Women's Club

Little Angels Learning Center

Strive For Success Academic and Enrichment Youth Center

Take A Kid Outdoors, Inc

The Iowa Children's Museum

The Mary Jo Small Child Care Center at Brookland Woods

United Action for Youth

West Liberty Youth Dream Catchers, Inc

Young Life



 Don't see something you're interested in? Unsure of how to connect with one of these agencies? Email Lindsey Meyer, our volunteer manager at Lindsey-Meyer@uiowa.edu or schedule an appointment HERE to explore your options.

Please contact DSL-leadandserve@uiowa.edu if any links are not working.