Mission & Vision

Leaders in Volunteerism (LIV) defines our mission as strengthening the leadership skills of volunteer managers and increase community awareness of the importance of volunteerism.

Leaders In Volunteerism (LIV) brings together volunteer engagement professionals to stimulate and promote volunteerism in our Eastern Iowa community.  For almost forty years, Leaders In Volunteerism has supported our community’s volunteers, helped develop volunteer engagement professionals, and promote community-wide recognition and awareness of volunteers.  

LIV membership represents more than twenty-five non-profit organizations that serve our community, and the thousands of volunteers they support.  LIV strives to create a network, provide resources, and further the professional development of professional staff and volunteers that utilize volunteerism as a key strategy to further the mission of their organization.

Join LIV if you are a volunteer leaders, recruit volunteers, manage a volunteer program, or want to get volunteers more integrated in your organization. Leaders In Volunteerism will provide you with a network of volunteer management professionals that collaborate, share and mentor one another to support volunteerism in our community. Become a member today!

Upcoming events:

Nov. 16, 2022

LIV General Membership meeting 

Topic: How Great Leaders Inspire Action-Hybrid

Dec. 21, 2022

Holiday Gathering at local restaurant

Topic: As we explore the future of LIV, what are our most valuable assets.

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