Volunteering

There are many opportunities as a volunteer to become involved with The Arc. Fill out the forms to the right and return them to The Arc office to let us know of your interests as a volunteer. All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and able to pass required background checks. Times listed below are desired but are negotiable. Generally, our hours of operation are Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm unless otherwise noted.

For more information please contact: Lexi Coberly at lcoberly@arceci.org or (319) 365-0487 ext. 1024.

 

Administrative Assistant:
Perform clerical tasks such as filing, photocopying, and mailing. Assist with data entry and organizational duties. Other duties as assigned.
*Time commitment – seeking 5 – 10 hours per week for a period of  at least 4 months.

Groundskeeper/Maintenance:
Assisting with landscaping (snow removal, mowing, raking etc.)
Perform minor repairs as needed (such as broken locks, filling in holes in the walls etc.)
*Time commitment – seeking 1 – 3 hours per week for a period of 4 months, or as needed.

Accounting:
Be able to use MS Office, and accounting software. Assist with bill and accounts receivable. Assist with data entry and organizational duties. Other duties as assigned.
*Time commitment – seeking 5 – 10 hours per week for a period of  at least 4 months.

Marketing:
Assist in all areas with coordinating fundraising and community events. Assist with data entry and organizational duties. Other duties as assigned.
*Time commitment – seeking 5 – 10 hours per week for a period of  at least 4 months.

Daycare:
Assist in supervising consumers as young as age 5 on up through adults, help with snacks, play games, and do activities with consumers with our consumers in our daycare program.
*Time commitment – seeking 5 – 10 hours per week for a period of at least 4 months. Hours of operation for the program are Monday – Friday 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm during school year and Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm during the summer.

Special Events:
During the year The Arc of East Central Iowa holds various fundraising events (Arc March, Wrapping For a Cause, Golf for a Cause) and events (holiday party, Easter Egg Hunt, dances etc.) for our consumers and their families. We are always needing volunteer help at these special events. Most all of these events happen on a weekend for appx. 3 hours. These volunteers help with set up of the events, running games/activities, serving food, and other duties as assigned. If you are interested in volunteering at these events, you do not need to fill out a volunteer application. Just contact Lexi to get more information.