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Volunteering Application


To get started volunteering with CISS, fill out the application below to sign up! Please contact Sadie Nymeyer at if you have any questions.


Contact Information

First Name *
Last Name *
Date of Birth
Address Line 1 *
City *
State/Province *
Postal Code *


Please indicate which days you are available to volunteer:
Would you prefer a weekly or occasional commitment?

Skills and Interests

Skill/Area of Interest

Previous Volunteer Experience

Organization, Volunteer Role
Organization, Volunteer Role
Organization, Volunteer Role

Emergency Contact

First Name *
Last Name *

Personal Information

Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
Have you ever worked for Central Iowa Shelter & Services?
Have you ever received services from Central Iowa Shelter & Services?

Volunteer Questions

Why are you interested in volunteering with us?

Please note, we can not guarantee your preference. All volunteer positions are first come, first serve. 

Volunteer Agreement

Thank you for your willingness to volunteer at CISS. Please take a moment to read over the following agreement below. By submitting your application, you abide by the volunteer guidelines. If desired, you may request a copy of this agreement for your personal records.

I have received and read the following statement. I agree to acknowledge and abide by the volunteer policies of CISS.

I understand that in the course of my volunteering I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video, or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the event holders, producers, sponsors, and organizers.

I understand that Central Iowa Shelter & Services may at any time perform criminal, vehicular, and/or sex offender background checks, using my personal information.  I understand that a positive response from any of these registries may negate my ability to volunteer at CISS. By submitting this application, I acknowledge that I am not listed in the national or State of Iowa sex offender registry.

I hereby release and agree not to hold liable CISS, its officers, agents, clients and employees from any and all claims of any kind arising from my service as a volunteer.

The information and agreements provided in this application are truthful and to the best of my knowledge. I understand that by submitting this application, I authorize verification of this information through communication with any person or organization named herein. I release from liability any person or organization which provides such information.


Our Impact This Year

  • Number of People Served This Year


  • Lbs harvested from Mulberry Farms & Food This Year


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