Volunteer Opportunities

Below are volunteer opportunities available to students and student organizations. The blog contains immediate opportunities on campus and in the Decorah community.  Have an need for volunteers?  Fill out this form.

Decorah-Area Organizations
A listing of organizations that have historically utilized volunteers to assist with various programmatic initiatives within their organizations.

Domestic Volunteer Organizations
A listing of organizations across the country offering volunteer service opportunities.

International Volunteer Organizations
A listing of organizations offering international volunteer service opportunities.

Cafeteria to Community Program

Cafeteria to Community Program

The goal of Luther’s Cafeteria to Community Program is to ensure that good food makes it into the bellies of those who need it. Through this program student volunteers work in close collaboration with dining services staff to package food into quart sized containers that will be labeled and delivered to the First Lutheran Church Food Pantry twice weekly.

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Fall is around the corner

Fall Fling

Join us on Saturday, October 26th as we assist area residents with spring chores!

Spring Fling is a community assistance day to help Decorah residents with spring house cleaning, chores including yard work, planting, house cleaning, cleaning windows and other spring chores.

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Buckthorn Blitz

Buckthorn Blitz

Come out to volunteer to protect and provide stewardship for Luther’s native landscapes on Sunday, October 27th from 1-3:30 pm.

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Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Spring Break Trip

This year Habitat will be going to Santa Fe, New Mexico from March 22-30, 2014. There are roughly 50 spots available, and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Volunteers do not need to have any prior experience. The total cost will be $475. Deposits are $50 before 11/18 and $100 after. For more information, please contact Habitat@luther.edu.

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Presents

Adopt a Family this Christmas!

If you are looking to spread some holiday cheer around the Decorah community and Northeast Iowa, adopting a family is perfect for you! Christmas Cheer is a SAC committee that organizes the pairing of less fortunate families in the community with organizations/departments on campus.

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Students participating in Spring Fling

Spring Fling

Join Luther College Ministries on Saturday, April 13 as they assist area residents with spring chores!

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Mardi Gras

St. Benedict Mardi Gras

Want to play with kids and families this Sunday?  Come hang out at St. Bens school for its annual Mardi Gras fundraiser.  Help little kids play games, keep an eye on the bouncy house, serve pizza, and play bingo with senior citizens.  How awesome is that?  C'mon down between 11 am and 4pm this Sunday February 10th.

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