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AmeriCorps Member Position Now Open

Caring Hands Outreach Center is partnering with AmeriCorps Iowa to meet the basic needs of Iowans serving in organizations that are

experiencing increased demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more and to apply, click here.


Rummage Sale

Please join us at Altoona Christian Church for a rummage sale benefitting Caring Hands Outreach Center. Items we’ll have include toys, books, home décor, furniture, electronics, sporting goods, kitchen items, and more! We'll be open for business Friday, September 24 from noon until 6:00 pm and again on Saturday, September 25 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm. We accept cash, debit, and credit cards.

If you're interested in volunteering for this event, please contact Barb at (515) 967-4533 or

Volunteer Training

If you have ever considered volunteering at Caring Hands Outreach Center, we would love to have you attend a volunteer training event. You'll learn about the different types of volunteer opportunities that we have, guidelines that we have to follow, and meet some of our other volunteers.


The next volunteer training session is:

October 13, 2021 from 9:00 - 11:00 am 


Advance registration is preferred, but not necessary. To register, please contact Barb Hoehne at or (515) 967-4533.