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Show your love for Greater Des Moines! Volunteer for an upcoming event and help us make visitors feel welcome. We are always looking for individuals who have enthusiasm for the city and enjoy connecting with people. Help visitors have a great experience while in Greater Des Moines by answering questions, giving directions, or providing helpful information. Complete the form below to receive information regarding upcoming Greater Des Moines volunteer opportunities.


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To receive the latest volunteer opportunities that go on in our community, you must register to our mailing list. Please check all that interest you below. For more info or questions, contact Laura Briggs at

Catch the events that come to town and pop! Be part of the action… on the volunteering side of things.

Catch all the politics right here in Des Moines and volunteer with the Secret Service (well, maybe not quite, but you never know).

Catch all the locals putting on some pretty cool events right here in our very own neighborhoods and help them make their event a success!

Catch the groups that chose Des Moines as home for an event, conference, convention or outing where they need all hands on deck.

Catch the volunteer opportunities around events that bring views and beliefs to our city.

Catch some time with the athletes when Des Moines hosts some local and national sporting events.

Catch sprints, jumps and hurdles this summer by volunteering June 21 – 24, 2018.

Catch the excitement July 25 – August 4, 2018 and volunteer for AAU Junior Olympics!

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Need help finding volunteers for your event? Contact Laura:

Laura Briggs

Director of Destination Services

Sunday, July 15
Big Creek State Park
8550 NW 142nd
Polk City, IA 50226
To volunteer, please visit

June 28 - July 1
Bill Buxton Stadium (Simpson College)
701 N C Street
Indianola, IA 50125
To volunteer, please visit Marv Allen at

Help visitors catch everything Greater Des Moines has to offer! We are looking for volunteers to staff our information kiosk at the Des Moines International Airport. This is the perfect opportunity for those who enjoy meeting new people and talking about the city. Volunteers are expected to greet visitors and answer questions about local restaurants, hotels and attractions. The information kiosk  is open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Whether you are looking for a weekly four-hour shift or just want to be a substitute, we want you to join our team! 

Jan Meyers

Volunteer Coordinator