Contact: Mona Lindholm
Volunteers are needed to help provide service in the areas of Disaster Response & Emergency Communication, administrative office support and Community Outreach.
Area Residential Care provides community-based services for persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Contact: Molly Casey
Phone: (563)585-0599, ext. 11
The purpose of the club is health, educational, vocational and character development of youth.
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.
Contact: Jennie Weber
& 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.
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.
Volunteers are needed to stock shelves, sort canned goods, pack items for use, clean and organize food drives.
Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with people in need to build and renovate decent, affordable housing.
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 welcomes volunteers to help in the Mission Thrift Store, serve lunch and evening meals and help in the Mission Organic Garden.
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 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.).
Opportunities available are acting, singing, set building, props, costumes, ushers, concessions, backstage crew, office aid, fundraising and publicity.
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 is seeking volunteers to provide child care for ages birth to 5 years old during services.
Volunteers are needed to welcome guests, answer phones, perform maintenance tasks and serve community meals.
Hospice of Dubuque has many volunteers who work in both patient care and non-patient care roles.
Knights of Columbus need volunteers for their Thursday bingo nights. Volunteers receive free soft drinks and food for their service.
Volunteers are needed to help with special events, fundraising, office tasks, cooking meals, daycare and general maintenance/housekeeping.
Matter Creative Center is always looking for fun art and creativity enthusiasts to help with various programs, projects and events.
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.
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.
Phone: (563)582-0881, ext. 6252
Volunteer opportunities are geared toward natural resources/conservation, tourism, biology and parks and recreation management.
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.
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.
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, 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.
The Presentation Lantern Center is a drop-in center which offers hospitality, educational opportunities and advocacy to adult immigrants, especially women but also men, who are striving to better their lives. They seek volunteer tutors who work one-on-one with immigrant adults who speak English as a second language and need help improving their English; for some immigrants, this means also assisting them with preparation for the civics portion of the U.S. Citizenship test. Tutors pass on cultural skills as well. On occasion, the center can work with a Clarke student to develop service opportunities outside of the scope of tutoring, in areas such as advocacy, office support of non-profit management."
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.
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 needs volunteers to help within the food bank and to host and organize food drives.
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.