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Current Volunteer Opportunities

 **Items with asterisks qualify as diversity studies co-curricular experiences, with appropriate paperwork filed before service is completed. Contact Giovanni Demezier at Giovanni.Demezier@clarke.edu or 588-8685 to schedule a meeting.

For more service opportunities in Dubuque, visit resourcesunite.com.  


American Red Cross_btn
Website: redcross.org/tristates
Contact: Mona Lindholm
Email: 
ramona.lindholm@redcross.org
Phone: 
(563)564-4565   

Volunteers are needed to help provide service in the areas of Disaster Response & Emergency Communication, administrative office support and Community Outreach. 


Area Residential Care_btn
Website: arearesidentialcare.org
Phone: (
563)556-7560 

Area Residential Care provides community-based services for persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities.


Boys Girls Club_btn
Website: boysgirlsdubuque.com
Contact: Molly Casey
Phone: (5
63)585-0599, ext. 11

The purpose of the club is health, educational, vocational and character development of youth. 


Circles Initiative_btn
Website: cityofdubuque.org
Email: circles@cityofdubuque.org

The initiative seeks to address poverty on all levels, from uplifting the individuals living in poverty to addressing the systematic barriers and policies keeping people there.


Dubuque Community YMCA Mentoring_btn
Website: dubuquey.org
Contact: Jennie Weber
Email: jweber@dubuquey.org 
Phone: (
563)556-3371

Reach & Rise is a national YMCA mentoring program with a rich history in helping at-risk youth. Volunteers are needed to serve as caring, guiding and responsible mentors for children ages 6-17.


Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA Victim Services Shelter_btn
Website: dubuquey.org
Email: cbulko@dubuquey.org
Phone:
(563)588-0048, ext. 11

The shelter assists victims of domestic violence. Volunteers work directly with victims as well as participate in fundraising, cleaning, painting and gardening. They provide necessary training.


Dubuque Food Pantry_btn
Website: dbqfoundation.org/donors/giving-center/dubuque-food-pantry-inc
Phone: (563)583-4440

Volunteers are needed to stock shelves, sort canned goods, pack items for use, clean and organize food drives.


Dubuque/Jackson Counties Habitat for Humanity_btn
Website: habitatdubuque.org
Phone: (563)556-2195

Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with people in need to build and renovate decent, affordable housing.


Dubuque Regional Humane Society_btn
Website: dbqhumane.org
Phone: (563)582-6766

The Dubuque Regional Humane Society seeks volunteers to help care for the animals and assist in providing services to the community. Please register through the online system.


Dubuque Rescue Mission_btn
Website: dbqrescue.org
Phone: (583)583-1394

Dubuque Rescue Mission welcomes volunteers to help in the Mission Thrift Store, serve lunch and evening meals and help in the Mission Organic Garden.


DuRide_btn
Website: duridedbq.com
Phone: (563)451-4999

DuRide is seeking volunteers to drive seniors ages 65 and older to doctor appointments, grocery store trips, restaurants, etc. Most rides take under 20 minutes.


Four Oaks_btn
Website: fouroaks.org/Content/You-Can-Help/Volunteer.aspx
Phone: (563)557-3100

Four Oaks is a non-profit child welfare, juvenile justice and behavioral health agency founded in 1973. Volunteers work with children (help with homework, play games, read books, etc.).


Grand Opera House_btn
Website: thegrandoperahouse.com/volunteer.cfm
Phone: (563)588-4356

Opportunities available are acting, singing, set building, props, costumes, ushers, concessions, backstage crew, office aid, fundraising and publicity.


Hills and Dales_btn
Website: hillsdales.org/site/donate/volunteer
Email:hr@hillsdales.org
Phone:
(563)556-7878

Hills and Dales is a not-for-profit human services organization that provides services to children and young adults with severe and profound mental and physical disabilities. Volunteers participate in various one-on-one or group activities or assist with special events.


Hope Evangelical Church_btn
Website: ehope.org
Email:ann.adkins@clarke.edu
Phone:
(563)552-8451

Hope Evangelical Church is seeking volunteers to provide child care for ages birth to 5 years old during services.


Hope House_btn
Phone: (563)582-9079

Volunteers are needed to welcome guests, answer phones, perform maintenance tasks and serve community meals.


Hospice of Dubuque_btn
Website: hospiceofdubuque.org
Phone: (563)582-1220

Hospice of Dubuque has many volunteers who work in both patient care and non-patient care roles.


Knights of Columbus_btn
Phone: (563)588-2011

Knights of Columbus need volunteers for their Thursday bingo nights. Volunteers receive free soft drinks and food for their service.


Maria House/Teresa Shelter_btn
Website: openingdoorsdbq.org
Phone: (563)582-7480

Volunteers are needed to help with special events, fundraising, office tasks, cooking meals, daycare and general maintenance/housekeeping.


Matter Creative Center_btn
Website: mattercreative.center/#welcome
Email: info@mattercreative.org
Phone:
(563)556-0117

Matter Creative Center is always looking for fun art and creativity enthusiasts to help with various programs, projects and events.


Mentor Dubuque_btn
Website: resourcesunite.com/mentordubuque
Email:amberai.sindlinger@hillcrest-fs.org
Phone:
(563)845-0768

Mentor Dubuque is looking for volunteers to be matched with youth in the community. Mentors are asked to spend four to five hours per month with their child.


Mines of Spain_btn
Website: minesofspain.org
Phone: (563)556-0620

Volunteers are needed for a variety of projects such as park greeters, seed collectors, interpreters for programs, trail maintenance, Adopt-a-Park Program, facility maintenance and feeding the animals.


Mississippi River Project_btn
Website: missriver.org
Email: Brent.D.Groesch@usace.army.mil
Phone:
(563)582-0881, ext. 6252

Volunteer opportunities are geared toward natural resources/conservation, tourism, biology and parks and recreation management.


Multicultural Family Center_btn
Website: mfcdbq.org/pdf/VolunteerOpportunities
Email:mfc.volunteer@gmail.com

The Multicultural Family Center serves as an inviting and safe place for community members and builds unity out of diversity. Volunteers are needed to tutor and mentor students and to assist with cultural events and celebrations. 


National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium_btn
Website: mississippirivermuseum.com/volunteer
Phone: (563)557-9545

The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium/Dubuque County Historical Society seeks friendly volunteers for greeters, special events, archives, touch tank and office help. They provide necessary training.


Oak Park Place Retirement Community_btn
Email:kaverkamp@oakparkplace.com
Phone:
(563)585-4900, ext. 409

Volunteers are needed in the memory care unit, a specialized area for residents with dementia. Volunteers do simple activities with residents such as walking in the halls, playing games or just visiting.


Prescott School_btn
Website: prescott.dubuque.k12
Phone: (563)552-4206

Prescott, an Expeditionary Learning Charter School for the Arts, is seeking mentors to visit students on a one-on-one basis for 30 minutes per week. The time may be spent playing games, reading, studying or chatting.


Presentation Lantern Center_btn
Email: lanterncenter@aol.com
Phone:
(563)557-7134

The Presentation Lantern Center is a drop-in center which offers hospitality, educational opportunities and advocacy, especially to women who are striving to better their lives. They seek tutors who work one-on-one with adults who are learning English and/or preparing for the citizenship test.


Project Concern_btn
Website: project-concern.org
Phone: (563)588-3980

Project Concern is a non-profit social service agency seeking to empower people to become strong, independent, healthy members of the community. Volunteers simply need a compassion for people.


Riverview Center, Inc_btn
Website: riverviewcenter.org/Volunteer
Phone: (563)557-0310

The mission of the Riverview Center is to serve the needs of survivors of sexual assault and abuse and to educate the community on how to eliminate crimes of sexual violence.


St. Mark Youth Enrichment_btn
Website: stmarkyouthenrichment.org
Phone: (563)582-6211, ext. 105

St. Mark Youth Enrichment strives on improving the academic and social development of at-risk youth. Volunteers offer homework help, character development, literacy activities and enrichment opportunities.


St. Stephen’s Food Bank_btn
Website: ststephensfoodbank.org
Email:ssfb@live.com
Phone:
(563)557-7474

St. Stephen’s Food Bank needs volunteers to help within the food bank and to host and organize food drives.


Stonehill Care Center/Assisi Village_btn
Website: stonehilldbq.com
Email: drooney@stonehilldbq.com
Phone: (563)583-8234


Stonehill is a faith-based, not-for-profit retirement community in Dubuque. Volunteers are needed to play games, make crafts, sing and/or play music and visit with residents.



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