volunteer http://iowapublicradio.org en Volunteering Abroad http://iowapublicradio.org/post/volunteering-abroad <p>Host Charity Nebbe talks with Iowans who have participated in voluntourism, which is when volunteers travel to distant or exotic places like the beaches of Tanzania to volunteer at schools and hospitals.</p><p></p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 18:33:08 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Emily Woodbury 27753 at http://iowapublicradio.org Volunteering Abroad Volunteer Firefighters and Paramedics http://iowapublicradio.org/post/volunteer-firefighters-and-paramedics <p>There are more than 18,000 volunteer firefighters in the state of Iowa. Men and women who would risk their lives to save yours. On today&rsquo;s Talk of Iowa, we speak with several volunteers from across the state, including service members from Pella, Evansdale, and Coralville. But first, we talk with members of the Butler family, who are featured in the documentary <a href="http://www.iptv.org/series.cfm/22561/iowas_firefighting_family/ep:0/episodes">&ldquo;Iowa&rsquo;s Firefighting Family&rdquo;</a>. The documentary premieres on Iowa Public Television tonight at 7 p.m.</p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 16:28:29 +0000 Charity Nebbe 2693 at http://iowapublicradio.org Volunteer Firefighters and Paramedics