The Well


Transformation through Service.

Volunteering… Where Purpose and Passion Meet.

Find purpose and community, be valued for who you are and what you can contribute. Our volunteers are passionate about serving and dedicated to making a difference. Whatever your skills and interests, together we can find a place for you. We’re not just offering you a front row seat; we want you in the game!

Select the community nearest you and sign up to volunteer today!

Pella, IA

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Knoxville, IA

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Fairfield, IA

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Newton, IA

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Sign up today by selecting the community you are interested in, then completing an online Volunteer Interest Form. Don’t feel equipped? Don’t worry, we’ll figure out a good place to start and you can explore options that work well. Check out the variety of volunteer opportunities below, and let’s find a place for you today! For more information, contact Sandy at (641) 621-0164 x728.

Resource Center

Hospitality volunteers greet guests with warmth and compassion. Often our first impression with The Well, help create a welcoming environment, a place of belonging, and for people to experience the love of Jesus. Assist with scheduling and phone call reception. Volunteer care coordinators assist our staff in appointments with clients.


Individuals and Service Groups help with classes and programming through facilitating sessions, mentoring, providing meals, childcare, and support through prayer and intercession.

Thrift Store

Volunteers help with processing donations and at the sales register. You may greet donors dropping off donations, sort and organize items, place and stage merchandise on the sales floor. Volunteers at the sales register connect with each shopper coming through the door, welcoming them with the same love of Jesus. People think our stores “feel” different. We know why.

Unique Skills and Interests

Have a special interest or skill you want to put to use? We may leverage you in creative ways. Let us know!

Well Works

Experience first-hand our Well Works light manufacturing environment. You will directly engage with clients who are learning the technical and soft skills of work while addressing areas of instability. Work alongside the team and/or with logistics needs.

Well Works Partner

We partner with local manufacturers to provide work for our clients, and to generate revenue for the Well Works program. Work includes labeling, kitting, light assembly and recycling of goods. Service groups and individual volunteers can help generate revenue that goes directly into the Well Works program.

We invite all of our volunteers to learn more about The Well, our model and approach to serving those struggling, an introduction to Poverty, and some of the volunteer expectations while you’re here. You can sign up to attend this 60–90-minute session in person if possible and participate in discussion with others. The trainings are open to the public. Videos below give you a glimpse of some of this training. Contact Sandy at for more information.