Volunteer Opportunities

Are you looking to get involved in your community or to give back to your community? Here

is a list of the many areas in Mitchellville you can get involved in:

Boy Scouts of America

Brad Barkley, (515) 967-3266; Dean Brand, (515) 967-0682

Meeting held 6:30 Mondays @ Mitchellville Methodist Church

Boy Scouts are engaged in a wide variety of activities from camping to community service. Gaining knowledge of leadership through leading themselves through many activities. We need leaders to go camping, assist in other activities. Merit Badge counselors. Training is provided

City of Mitchellville

Board/Commission: Planning & Zoning, Board of Adjustment, Park & Recreation, Tree, and Library

If Interested contact Mayor Bill Roberts at Bill.roberts@mitchellville.org Or Kris May at City Hall 967-2935 or

kris.may@mitchellville.org for application

First Congregational United Church of Christ

Pastor Jean Beckwith

211 Park Ave. NE, Mitchellville, IA 50169 (515) 967-2334

Worship on Sundays at 10:30 a.m.

Freedom for Youth

Melissa Vanpelt mvanpelt@freedomforyouth.org

Freedom for Youth is working to unite Christians in the Mitchellville community and empower them to demonstrate Gods love through sharing their time and talents with our children, leading them to discover their God-given talents and lead a life filled with faith, hope and love.

Volunteer opportunities include providing meals, tutoring a student, teaching music, creative arts, sports, domestic skills, technology or a skilled trade. Complete a volunteer application to find a time and activity suited for you! For more information stop by our open house or visit freedomforyouth.org

OPEN HOUSE: Youth Center, 118 Center Ave N, Mitchellville IA 50169, Saturday September 15th 10am-4pm

Friends of the Mitchellville Library

Information available at Mitchellville Library (515) 967-3339

205 Center Avenue N., Mitchellville, IA 50169

Meeting times vary, Annual Meeting September 17, 2012 7 pm at Library, Membership fees: $10 Single, $20 Family, $30 Business. Friends Volunteer includes: holding fundraiser events for the Mitchellville Public Library, Fall-O-Ween, bake and book sales, Easter Bunny, etc. You may also just be a member.

Heritage Word of Life Church

Pastor Dave Adams, Associate Pastor Jeremiah Cooper

102 2nd Street NW, PO Box 396, Mitchellville, IA 50169 (515) 967-3330 www.heritagewolag.com

Service times:

Sunday: Sunday School for all ages at 9:00 am, Morning Worship at 10:00 am, Evening worship at 6:00 pm

Wednesday night: Adult bible study & Youth group at 7:00 pm

Mitchellville American Legion Post 155

Commander – Dean Brand – 957-0682, Membership Chair – Roddy Brand – 957-0682

Monthly Meetings: 1st Tuesday of each month 7pm at Legion Hall

1st Saturday of Month, Pancake Breakfast

Mitchellville Chamber

President: Peggy Olson, potobsa@aol.com

PO Box 45, Mitchellville, IA 50169 (515) 967-2517

Monthly meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month Noon at Legion Hall, www.mitchellvillechamber.com

Mitchellville Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Pastor Amy Spangler-Dunning

210 Third Street NW, Mitchellville, IA 50169 (515) 967-4286

Adult Devotion Time, 9:30- 10:15 am, Sunday morning; Traditional Worship, 10:30 – 11:30 am, Sunday morning Casual “Starting Point” Worship, 5:05, Sunday evening

WOW Youth Groups every Wednesday, starting Wednesday, Sept. 12th, 2012-Preschool-5th grades: 5:30-6:30 pm Meal for all age groups: 6:30-7:00 pm,6th-12th grades: 7:00-8:00 pm

Mitchellville Community Development

President Jon Woods (515) 967-2350

Meetings as needed. Look for ways to improve city and community. In the past few years held a town hall meeting for ideas for community, meet candidate night for those running in city election, created brochure for the city, helped city fund Capital Improvement Plan, and fixed fountain in the park. Always looking for new ideas.

Mitchellville Elementary PTA

Contact Robin Dickey at robin.dickey@southeastpolk.org or

Danyl Van Wyk at danyl.vanwyk@southeastpolk.org 515-967-4274.

Meetings are held the 1st Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Mitchellville Library. The PTA helps raise money in various ways throughout the year for our student and staff needs at Mitchellville Elementary.

Mitchellville Lions Club

40 Years of Service – Chartered March 30, 1972

President Margaret Stout (515) 967-5858 maggie.stout@msn.com

Men and women who volunteer their time to help those in need locally, state-wide, and globally.

Meets in the Christian Church on 2nd and 4th Mondays at 7:45 P.M. www.IowaLions.org/Mitchellville


Mitchellville United Methodist Church

Pastor Martha Hill

Second Street NW, Mitchellville IA 50169 (515) 967-3388

Sunday School 9:15 am, Sunday Worship 10.30 am, Bible Study 6:15 pm every Tuesday

Mitchellville Volunteer Fire

Chief Mike Twohey (515) 967-9324, rescue5707@msn.com

Meetings/training: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Sundays 5 pm, Applications can be picked up at City Hall or email Chief.

Thomas Mitchell Days Committee

Chair: Amy Twohey, (515) 577-6088, thomasmitchelldays@gmail.com

Annual Celebration: September, Meetings: 3rd Sunday monthly starting January thru June, then start bi-monthly July

thru September, thank you dinner in October and break November and December.

Volunteer: chair events, planning, during event helping set up and run events, always looking for new ideas and anyone

is welcome to volunteer, with fun opportunities. www.thomasmitchelldays.com

Thomas Mitchell Historical Society

Officers: Peggy Olson (515) 967-2517, Artie Fenimore (515) 967-3580, Virginia Thomas (515) 967-2051

Church address: Fourth Street NW, Mitchellville, IA 50169

Meetings as needed, twice a year cleaning of church, volunteers involved in saving history of the community. Rent out

the church for events.

*We hope you take the time to look into some of these organizations to find what interests you. Set a goal

to donate some time each month to an organization you have an interest in!