Volunteers are integral in providing world class services at the Iowa Department for the Blind (IDB). 

Learn how you can serve the blind and print-disabled community with your time and talents.

Do you:

  • Enjoy reading aloud?
  • Type accurately?
  • Have a knack for proofreading or editing?
  • Have computer or music skills, especially in audio recording or editing?
  • Want to serve on a committee or board?

If you answered Yes to any of the above questions, we have a volunteer position for you.

Types of Volunteer Opportunities

  • Studio Narrator
  • Home Narrator
  • Data Entry Volunteer / Keyboarding
  • Braille Transcriber 
  • Braille Proofreader 
  • Audio Editor
  • Studio Monitor
  • Library Consumer Advisory Committee
  • Friends of the Iowa Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

How to Become a Volunteer

To inquire about becoming a volunteer, contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Janice Eggers, at (515) 380-1944 or send an email