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Youth Services Division
Community & Family Division
Forms & Info
Crisis & Advocacy Services Volunteer Application
PEER Advocate Program
Supplemental Foods & Senior Services
Please contact Karen Sieg at 286-6818. All volunteers must pass a criminal and child abuse background check.
Crisis & Advocacy Services Intern Application
We can host non-paid internships in the area of recreation, human services, wellness, and gerontology. Call 515-286-3679 for more information.
We offer unpaid internships to students studying in a related field. We offer everything from short term observation of our facility to long term internships. The student must pass a criminal and child abuse background check.
can be contacted at 286-3344 for Internship information.
Youth Volunteer Corps
Youth provide services to non-profit businesses and organizations in the community to complete work projects such as envelope stuffing or grounds cleanup. The work teams are supervised by Polk County Youth Services staff. Youth participate in these efforts as part of their program. Contact Scott Reed at 286-2100.
If you are interested in having a presentation of any of the programs, please contact the respective programs general number from our
Family Enrichment Center (FEC):
Holiday Food Baskets
Personal Care Items
Clothing, all ages & sizes
Baby Items & Furniture
Adopt a Star--holiday gifts for children
Call 286-3406 to donate or with questions.
Youth Services will accept donations of personal hygiene items, new or used books or magazines, etc). If interested in making a donation or for more information contact Karen Sieg at 286-6818.
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