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Volunteer tutors, part-time instructors and substitute instructors to help people learn to read, write or spell, learn math, graduate high school from the GED program, or learn to read and to write English. 494-1964.

Aging Connection Zone Agency, needs volunteer drivers for the Meals on Wheels program. Deliveries take an hour and are delivered from 10:30 am to noon Monday through Friday. 712-279-6900 ext 8266.

Friends of Latham Park, looking for volunteers to help with the gardening, fundraising and maintenance of the area. Meets at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Latham Park Community House, 1915 South Lemon, Sioux City.

Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, various positions available. Betty, 712-258-0838.

Foster grandparent program, looking for volunteers aged 55 and over who are willing to help children in the classroom by being a mentor to them. Volunteers may live in Woodbury County and may be eligible for financial benefits. Call 712-224-2610 for more information.

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UnityPoint Health-St. that of Luc, is looking for volunteers for opportunities at the hospital and at Sunnybrook Medical Plaza. Diane, 279-3220.

Siouxland Food Bank, volunteers to sort and process food in the warehouse. Will help repackage and prepare food for distribution to non-profit organizations. Volunteer between the hours of 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Due to the Covid, places are limited, please call in advance. For more information, call 712-255-9741.

Hospice care initiatives, is looking for caring and compassionate people in the Sioux City area to volunteer at a hospice. For more information, call 712-239-1226, ext. 6609 or 877-577-3888.

Girl Scouts, volunteers needed, Sioux Trails Girl Scout Council at 712-255-0187 or 1-800-746-8947.

Ronald McDonald House, is looking for volunteers for 2-4 hour shifts, Monday to Friday, also weekends. call 712-255-4084.

Siouxland Hospice, needs volunteers for support in a variety of areas, such as companionship or respite care for patients and families, office help, and more. 712-233-4144 or 800-383-4545.

Northeastern Nebraska Early Head Start and Head Start Community Action Partnership, South Sioux City and Dakota City. Acceptance of applications for the 2021-2022 school year. 402-494-6755 or 402-494-1282.

Siouxland children’s bikes, is looking for used bicycles and spare parts to give to children. If you are interested in donating or volunteering with the group, contact Dave Bak at 712-574-0441.

Senior support program, needs volunteers to visit other seniors to help them become independent and stay in their homes. Volunteers may live in Woodbury, Plymouth, Monona, Dakota counties and may be eligible for financial benefits. 712-224-2610.

Foster grandparent programs, need volunteers to help children in local schools. Volunteer opportunities in Woodbury and Plymouth counties and may be eligible for financial benefits. 712-224-2610.

Iowa PEID / Siouxland Foundation, looking for volunteers to join the “Walk for the Future” planning committee on August 28th. Contact Pam at 712-548-8686.

Teammate mentoring program, the South Sioux City, Bishop-Heelan and Sergeant Bluff chapters are looking for volunteers to mentor the youth. 1-877-531-8326.

The Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, seeks candidates for the state’s Volunteer Ombudsman (VOP) program, to help the Office protect the health, safety, well-being and rights of people living in long-term care facilities duration. For more information or to request an application, call the VOP coordinator at 866-236-1430.

Midtown Family Community Center, needs volunteers to help staff with educational and recreational programs. Support is also needed for our 4-H club, offered by ISU Extension, Woodbury County. For more information, call (712) 276-2157.

Department of Social Services, looking for volunteers in the field of office work or transport. 712-255-2913, ext.2049.

Safe place, is looking for volunteers for services such as ranking, outreach and fundraising or direct service to clients or childcare after certifying training (provided by SafePlace). We are also looking for bilingual volunteers, fluent in English and Spanish, to provide direct and indirect services. Please call 258-7233.

Iowa Radio Playback Information Service, is looking for volunteers to read the Sioux City Journal on air for the blind 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. twice a month at KWIT Studios. 712-274-6406.

ASSE International Student Exchange Program, volunteers needed as local representatives who recruit and screen potential host families, supervise exchange students and interview American students who wish to go abroad. 1-800-736-1760.

Adapted Riding School for Special Soldiers (STARS), needs volunteers to help with therapeutic riding for people with disabilities. No knowledge of the horse required. Instructor training available. For more information, email [email protected] or call the barn at 712-239-5042.

Alzheimer Association, looking for volunteers. 712-279-5802.

Iowa Alzheimer’s Support Groups, the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Heritage at Northern Hills, 4002 Teton Trace. Second Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. at Morningside Lutheran Church, 700 S. Martha. Third Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. at the Alzheimer’s Association, 1315 Zenith Dr., Suite B. Third Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. at Morningside Lutheran Church.

Nebraska Alzheimer Support Groups, Bancroft Senior Citizens Center, 215 North Main Street, Bancroft, NE 68004. Third Monday of the month 2 to 3 p.m. Crofton Senior Center 1008 West Second Street Crofton, NE 68730. Third Wednesday of the month 1 to 3 p.m. Golden Oaks Center 406 North Oakland Avenue Oakland, NE 68045. Last Monday of the month from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Sunshine Senior Center 140 West Bridge Street, West Point, NE 68788. Third Thursday of the month from 4 pm to 5 pm. be for the months of February and March. For more information or schedules, please call 800.272.3900 or visit

Unlimited opportunities, is looking for volunteers to help in various fields. Susan Vondrak, 712-277-8295 ext. 143.

Court-appointed special advocates for abused children, neglect, despair. 279-6602.

American Red Cross, Siouxland Chapter. 252-4081.

Central American Aviation and Transportation Museum, in the gift shop, tourist guides, research of artefacts, general maintenance. 712-252-5300, Monday to Friday.

Iowa Department on Aging Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), offers volunteering opportunities to people 55 and over, to meet the needs of the community. Volunteers work in various local non-profit organizations in Woodbury County. Contact RSVP Coordinator Jamie Lane at 515-402-2091 or visit the IDARSVP Facebook page.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland, needs adult volunteers to mentor children ages 6-14. Mentors must be 18 years of age or older and should be able to serve four hours per month. Those interested should stop by the BBBS office at 3650 Glen Oaks Blvd., or call 712-239-9890.

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