CultureALL logo with tagline "Valuing the Cultures of Our Community"


Mission: CultureALL is the premier provider of cultural programming in central Iowa. We bring real people—from a diverse range of cultural backgrounds—into classrooms and businesses to deliver interactive, authentic learning experiences that help build understanding and appreciation of world cultures.   The experiences we provide invite Iowans to participate in cultural traditions that lead to a greater appreciation for the diversity around them. The ultimate goal of CultureALL is to elevate individuals’ behaviors and attitudes to a higher level of acceptance and collaboration for the benefit of our region.

Location: Urbandale (Des Moines) (59.1 miles from Grinnell College)

Needs: Activities can vary depending on the student’s strength, interests, and skill sets.


Volunteers:  on-going service needs

When is service needed:   year-round

Number of hours: flexible, as much or little as is possible for the volunteer


  • In-person: Yes
  • Hybrid in-person/virtual possible: Yes
  • Fully virtual possible: Yes


How to apply: Apply by email at

Contact: Sherry Gupta, 515-273-8569,


Operation information: With over 70 CultureALL Ambassadors, representing 30+ world cultures, CultureALL offers educational programs for students of all ages. Rich in activities, personal stories, and artifacts, these interactive experiences create the foundation for academic learning while developing the next generation of informed and compassionate global citizens. CultureALL provides various opportunities for individuals to learn more about the people they interact with on a daily basis. From programs for seniors to summer camps for children, house parties featuring ethnic flavors to unique storytelling events, multicultural events to musical performances, CultureALL welcomes you to experience and appreciate today’s diverse world.

Address: Urbandale (Des Moines)

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