There are a many volunteer positions that are “walk-in” family and youth friendly. Sign up to serve using our SignUp Genius link:
To volunteer in other areas, please use the form below to submit your request.
Your involvement with Waukee Area Christian Services will enrich your life with rewarding moments of service as well as foster relationships with people in need and fellow dedicated volunteers.
FOOD PANTRY OPPORTUNITIES
Pantry Team The Pantry team is responsible for sorting donated food items, organizing the storage of goods, stocking the pantry shelves and assisting clients with their groceries. This position takes place inside the food pantry during open hours.
Restock Team The Restock team is responsible to organizing the pantry shelves ensuring they are restocked and ready for the next open shift. This position has no contact with the clients and meets after the food pantry closes.
Greeting Team The Greeting team is responsible for greeting and assisting all guests that who enter the pantry, including volunteers who are dropping off donations and clients who are receiving donations. The Greeting Team helps all guests feel welcome and comfortable.
Intake Specialist The Intake Specialist is responsible for meeting with each client to determine eligibility, explain procedures and guidelines to new clients, offer resources when appropriate, and maintain client records. This position requires prior experience volunteering in the food pantry.
FREE CLINIC OPPORTUNITIES
Receptionists The Receptionist is responsible for gathering basic information from patients as they enter the clinic and prepare patient files.
Nurses (LPN, RN) The Nurses gather patient intake information and assist in the provision of basic primary care services. An active, unrestricted license in Iowa is required.
Evening Lead Nurse The Evening Lead Nurse is responsible for overseeing the nursing volunteers and assisting the physicians when needed. This position also orients new nurse volunteers, supports patients’ needs during clinic hours, follow-up with agencies (lab, meds, referrals, etc.), and maintains paperwork. This position requires a licensed nurse.
Volunteer Physicians Our volunteer Physicians are the heart of the Waukee Area Christian Free Clinic and they are integral to its success. They provide basic primary care services to patients. An active, unrestricted license in Iowa is required.
COMMUNITY GARDEN OPPORTUNITIES
Garden Team The Garden Team is most active during the growing season, typically April – Oct. Projects include soil preparation, planting, weeding, watering and harvesting. This is a great opportunity for families, groups and organizations to serve together. No experience necessary! All ages welcome.
Copywriter Your words can make a difference! We are looking for an excellent wordsmith interested in sharing their talents with us as a volunteer Copywriter. Regular ongoing assistance needed to create marketing copy for our website, literature, social media, newsletter, and other special project as needed. Work can primarily be done from home and around your schedule.
Prayer Warrior Our Prayer Warriors are some of the most important volunteers we have. We have seen many answered prayers take place in the lives of our clients that we can only attribute to faithful prayer. Many clients are in need of prayers for provision, well being and Hope. This is a great volunteer opportunity for individuals, families or groups. The best thing about Prayer Warriors is that they are equally effective praying at Waukee Christian Services or in the convenience of their own home! Our onsite Prayer Warriors are available during both the Food Pantry and Free Clinic open hours.