We love building VolunteerLocal for you.

VolunteerLocal has been empowering athletic competitions, art festivals, music festivals, non-profit organizations and many other events all over the world since 2003. Born out of a need identified by Des Moines Arts Festival, our web-based software has proven to be a key component in managing the volunteer force that is so vital to events that range from Duck Derby Fundraisers to the World Masters Athletics Championships.

VolunteerLocal is proudly based in Des Moines, Iowa. Our software works anywhere you can access the Internet.


The VolunteerLocal Team

We are a team of artists and triathletes, writers and cyclists, technologists and skiers. We care deeply about our communities and we love seeing customers use our service. Reach us at hello@volunteerlocal.com.

Kaylee Williams Kaylee Williams - President, kaylee@volunteerlocal.com
Kaylee Williams is a business development specialist with a background in writing and community building. She has been actively involved in the Des Moines startup community as a coordinator for 1 Million Cups and a contributing columnist for the Des Moines Register's "Innovation Page." Kaylee is the Chief Volunteer Enthusiast at VolunteerLocal, focusing on strategic development through affiliate partnerships, direct marketing campaigns and creative community projects.

Lucy Williams Lucy Williams - Director of Operations, lucy@volunteerlocal.com
Lucy is a community builder with experience in customer support and working in nonprofits. She graduated from the University of Iowa after studying English and Creative Writing, and worked for institutions such as the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust and Donors Forum. She is a volunteer for several large nonprofits in the Chicago metro, and is committed to the importance of giving back to one's community. She is thrilled to be a part of VolunteerLocal's team and to work with such awesome clients!

Jamaal Sanders Jamaal Sanders - Account Manager, jamaal@volunteerlocal.com
Jamaal is an account manager with experience in nonprofit organizations and youth development. A graduate of Second City, Jamaal has written, directed, produced and starred in many improvisational and sketch comedy shows all over his native city of Chicago. Jamaal is an active volunteer in the community at his former youth group, and supports this organization's fundraising efforts for mission trips and various events for youth in Chicago.




Strategic Advisors

Brad Dwyer
Brad
Dwyer
Jeremy Harrington
Jeremy
Harrington
Brian Hemesath
Brian
Hemesath
Kellie Markey
Kellie
Markey




Happy Volunteering!

Our service was built with these principles in mind:


Happy Volunteering is more than just a clever tagline, it's our sole focus.
We used to coordinate all 240 volunteer shifts for the Iowa Craft Beer tent using a giant excel spreadsheet with hundreds of blacked-out and empty cells--we called it 'the Soduku Puzzle.' I also had a PDF document that I manually updated every three hours. It was a nightmare. Plus we were left with about 70 extra t-shirts after our first appearance at the State Fair because we didn't have an efficient way to record that information. VolunteerLocal has really improved the registration process for us. Our VolunteerLocal page went live at 8:00am on May 1st. In one hour, 140 spots were gone. After one day, I think there were only 18 spots left. Probably saved me about 100 hours of labor and I was able to customize my registration page to collect information on t-shirt sizes and colors. It was great. No leftover t-shirts, no Soduku Puzzles.
- Steve Linn, Iowa Craft Beer Tent

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All plans include unlimited jobs, unlimited shifts and unlimited volunteers.

Discover

  • $200/event
  • $600/year (unlimited events)
    • 10 admin users
    • Printable report
    • Export all data to CSV file
    • Custom registration fields
    • Real-Time signup notifications
    • Blast emails to volunteers
    • Group registration
    • Move/copy volunteers
    • Copy event data
    • Archived event data
  • Get Started

Grow

  • $800/event
  • $2,400/year (unlimited events)
    • 75 admin users
    • Event check in/out
    • Import volunteer data
    • Password protected jobs
    • Job assignments for team leads
    • Custom design & URL
    • Toggle jobs online/offline
    • Saved reports
    • + Discover Plan features
  • Get Started

Conquer

  • $3,000/event
  • $10,000/year (unlimited events)
    • 200 admin users
    • Credit card processing
    • Shift-swapping
    • Name badges
    • Minimum shift requirements
    • Volunteer certificates
    • Bulk shift assignments
    • Flagged volunteer list
    • Responsive questioning
    • Facebook groups
    • + Grow Plan features
  • Get Started

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