There are many opportunities to lend a hand throughout the year. Share your passion or knowledge and help us build cultural respect right here at home and around the world. You’ll develop real-world skills in a reputable non-profit environment and hopefully have a blast helping us welcome the world to Iowa—and introduce Iowa to the world! Join our team and help us build cultural respect in our communities, workplaces and schools today!

Volunteer Application Form

Highly-Skilled Volunteers

Design/Visual Art
Create high quality art that can be used to support our events, website, flyers, social media, and more

We need skilled photographers to capture every special moment during our events and international visitor meetings. Your photos will be used in communication pieces, social media, and more

Help make our Passport to Prosperity gala a triumph with your video production skills

Publicize the Iowa International Center’s mission throughout Iowa through social media, media connections, collateral messaging, and more

Prepare proposals and grant applications to open new doors for the Iowa International Center through funding. Keep your eyes peeled for new grant opportunities as well

Event planning
Take charge and help us iron out the special event logistics, promotion, setup and support with the organization’s various events

Data Management
Transfer the information from our current database to Salesforce. Help train our designated staff members or interns on new objects, reports and views

Professional Hosts to International Visitors
Take networking to a whole new level by sharing your professional knowledge with international visitors who work in a similar field


Other Volunteer Opportunities

Dinner Host
Do you enjoy meeting people from other countries? Become a citizen diplomat by spending a casual evening of conversation and food with international visitors

Homestay Host
Put that extra bedroom to use. Homestay hosting is an excellent opportunity to spend time with and learn from international visitors in your own home

Take advantage of the opportunity to sit in on professional meetings with international visitors as a volunteer driver. You’re guaranteed to learn something new! Volunteer drivers must have a valid driver’s license and are subject to background checks

Questions about volunteering? Contact Janet Norton at jnorton@iowainternationalcenter.org.

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