Mission: Grinnell City Government
Location: Grinnell (0.5 miles from Grinnell College)
Needs: Community outreach Communications assistance (social media, etc.) Photography – expand out photo library. Small project plan development (sidewalk improvements in a focused area for example). Tree maintenance on newly planted trees after derecho. Providing city information in formats for non-English speaking populations. GIS data entry and mapping. There would be opportunities in every function we serve: water, wastewater, storm water, recycling, solid waste, parks, recreation, building and planning, library, police, fire, emergency medical services, streets, administration, airport, and economic/community development which includes historic preservation, downtown development, grant writing, housing, etc.
- One-time events: yes
- Ongoing: yes
- Groups possible? Groups are welcome
When is service needed: Year round: We are flexible. If someone has the interest and commitment we will find time to coordinate.
Number of hours: Flexible hours, as much or little as is possible for the volunteer
- In-person: yes
- Hybrid in-person/virtual possible: yes
- Fully virtual possible: yes
Background check required: yes
Equipment/logistics needed: One would need sunscreen, appropriate clothing for the work, and the ability to travel to city facilities. Most are within walking distance of campus.
Training supplied: We may require (and supply) safety training depending on the assignment.
Equipment or logistics supplied: We would supply most equipment.
How to apply: Apply by e-mail, contact Russell L. Behrens at firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Russell L. Behrens, (641) 236-2600, email@example.com
Address: 520 4th Ave, Grinnell
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