Vandenbroeke Named Dickinson County RSVP Coordinator

DeNeitt VanDenBroeke

(Spirit Lake, Iowa) The northwest Iowa Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) has hired DeNeitt VanDenBroeke as the new Dickinson County Coordinator. VanDenBroeke will begin her position on January 6, 2020, on the Spirit Lake campus of Iowa Lakes Community College.

“I’m very excited about my new role as the Dickinson County RSVP Coordinator and look forward to meeting and working with current and new volunteers who so generously share the gift of their time and talents with others in the community,” said VanDenBroeke. A resident of Dickinson county, VanDenBroeke is a graduate of Iowa Lakes Community College and has worked many years as a paralegal in the Spencer and Spirit Lake areas.

VanDenBroeke will be responsible for coordinating current RSVP volunteers, recruiting new volunteers, working with partner volunteer host sites and giving presentations to organizations looking for program speakers.

“We are pleased to welcome DeNeitt to the RSVP team. She is a perfect fit for the role of Dickinson County RSVP Coordinator.  She has enthusiasm, knowledge of the Lakes area and compassion for others combined with experience in organization, scheduling and providing professional customer service,” says Dawn Bernhard, director of Northwest Iowa RSVP. “DeNeitt is especially looking forward to engaging volunteers in the K-12 Education programs conducted by RSVP, which include Pen Pals, Reading Buddies and Literacy Partners.”

RSVP is a national, Senior Corps program that matches volunteers with service opportunities to meet community needs. Although RSVP volunteers must be 55 or older, they can serve people of all ages. RSVP has been sponsored in Northwest Iowa by Iowa Lakes Community College since 1977.

If you would like to learn more about volunteer opportunities, you may contact DeNeitt VanDenBroeke at 712-336-6577 or dvandenbroeke@iowalakes.educreate new email or in person in Room 135 on the Spirit Lake Campus of Iowa Lakes Community College.

For More Information:

Dawn Bernhard at 515-295-8522 or dbernhard@iowalakes.educreate new email