Volunteer

Lend a helping hand. 

At Operation: New View CAA, we are dedicated to building stronger communities. The work we do would not be possible without our passionate volunteers. No matter what you’re looking to do, Operation: New View CAA can help identify the volunteer opportunity that is best for you.

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Volunteer with Head Start!

Head Start is looking for volunteers to help out in its classrooms! Volunteers are needed to read books to the children, assist with arts & crafts, assist cooks with meal preparation, and work one-on-one with children needing extra help. Whether you can spend one hour a month or a few hours a week helping out, you can make a difference in a child’s life! Hours are flexible during Head Start center hours, 8:30am to 2:30pm, Tues. – Fri. Volunteers are currently needed through May. Contact Brenda Sullivan at bsullivan@operationnewview.org or (563) 556-5130 ext. 37 to learn more about how you can get involved and volunteer with Head Start.

Want to learn more about our Head Start Program? Click here!

Volunteers may need to pass a background check before beginning their service with this program.


Become a VITA Volunteer!

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is a free tax preparation program sponsored by the IRS; its focus is to assist eligible low to moderate wage earning individuals and families in claiming of tax credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). By claiming these credits and splitting refunds into savings, individuals and families have more money to pay bills, pay down debt, etc.

We are looking for Intake Interviewer, Tax Preparer, and Quality Reviewer volunteers for the coming tax season.

  • No prior tax experience is necessary
  • Training materials provided by the IRS
  • Free training in tax preparation during December and January
  • Volunteer a few hours a week from February-April
  • Flexible training and volunteering hours
  • Tax clinic locations across Dubuque, Delaware and Jackson counties
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Interested in volunteering with VITA? Contact Evan Stark at estark@operationnewview.org or (563) 556-5130 ext. 14.


Become an Outreach Assistant!

Many people in our community struggle to meet their basic needs. Operation: New View CAA is looking for volunteers to join a dedicated team of Outreach workers who provide food, heat, and hygiene products to people in need. Training will be provided on our programs, how to work effectively with clients, and community resources. Contact Jim O’Toole at (563) 556-5130 ext. 11 or jotoole@operationnewview.org for information and application.


Volunteer with Santa’s Helper

Interested in sponsoring a family or volunteering for Santa’s Helper? Please contact Mary Billmeyer at (563) 556-5130 ext. 12 or mbillmeyer@operationnewview.org to learn more.

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