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Volunteer Center of Story County


The Volunteer Center of Story County was founded in 1982 and has been connecting volunteers to service opportunities with over 200 partner agencies in Story County ever since.  VCSC averages 2,800 volunteer referrals per year, posts an average of 90 volunteer opportunities per month, and had a $3 million impact in the community in the 2018-19 academic year. 

Get involved and make a difference today!  A complete list of current volunteer opportunities with VCSC and our partner agencies can be found at

OUR MISSION:  We build strong community by inspiring, educating, and mobilizing volunteers to address community needs in Story County.
  • To accomplish our mission, we:
    • Connect volunteers with volunteer opportunities throughout Story County.
    • Promote volunteering and community involvement.
    • Recognize volunteers.
    • Educate volunteer leaders.

OUR VISION:  To be the heart of volunteering throughout Story County.

  • People - We respect the diverse talents, perspectives, and contributions that each person brings to our community that creates an environment where all lives are enriched.
  • Engagement - We provide opportunities for service and personal growth through sharing skills, interests, and talents.
  • Community - We encourage collaboration and relationships between individuals and organizations in both giving and receiving to achieve a stronger community.
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