Be a part of North Star's family

Can I be a volunteer?

A volunteer can be any friendly individual who wants to share their time and talents with people who have a disability. Anyone can contribute to help brighten someone's day!

Would I enjoy volunteering?

We believe that volunteering should be fun!! At North Star you become a part of our caring family. Come and take a look at our programs and decide how and where you would most enjoy volunteering.

When can I volunteer?

Our programs are open Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. You can visit as often as you wish. Some people come weekly or monthly, and others only occasionally, or for a special project.

What can I do?

Here some ideas:

  • Assist with game/project
  • Play musical instruments
  • Help in the garden
  • Talk about/play a sport
  • Share a hobby or talent
  • Read or tell a story
  • Help fundraise
  • Bring a pet to visit
  • Teach a craft
  • Do hairstyling or nail care
  • Lead a discussion
  • Help on a field trip
  • Bring a group to visit
  • Share a collection
  • Take pictures
  • Perform: sing, dance, etc.

The possibilities are endless and we would love to hear your ideas!

How can I get started?

Simply call Jodie at (319) 236-0901, ext. #304 or e-mail Volunteer Inquiry