the city of urbandale iowa welcomes you

MAC CAMP KIDSCitizens are the cornerstone of our community and harnessing their spirit of volunteerism – where neighbors work together for the common good to build a strong and vibrant community – is the foundation of community.  At the City level, Boards and Commission appointments are made throughout the year.  Anyone interested in volunteering should contact the City office at 515-278-3900 or fill out an online application.

Current Urbandale City Boards and Commissions are:

Audit Committee
Board of Adjustments
Board of Appeals
Board of Electrical
Civil Rights Commission
Civil Service Commission
Library Board of Trustees
Parks & Recreation Commission
Planning & Zoning Commission
Plumbing Board of Examiners
Public Art Committee
Tree Board
Urbandale Sanitary Sewer District
Urbandale-Windsor Heights Sanitary Sewer District
Water Utility Board of Trustees

Volunteering is a great way to meet friends and neighbors.  Below is a list of some of the ways you can get involved in Urbandale!


American Diabetes Association 515-276-2237

American Lung Association 515-309-9507

Better Business Bureau serving Greater Iowa 515-243-8137

Central Iowa Blues Society

Downtown Urbandale Neighborhood Association 515-270-2485

Endow Urbandale 515-283-8159

Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa 515-265-5323

Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau 800-451-2625

Greater Des Moines Partnership 515-286-4950

Home Builders Association of Greater DM 515-270-8500

Iowa Restaurant Association 515-276-1454

Lupus Foundation of America, Iowa Chapter  515-278-3048

Make A Wish Foundation of Iowa 515-334-2636

Mosaic 515-246-1840

MS Moments 515-954-8090

Lake Halice Homeowners Association

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 515-270-5392

Pinky Swear Foundation

Puppy Jake Foundation 515-419-1858

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce 515-331-6855

Urbandale Education Foundation 515-457-5025


Courage League Sports 515-423-9930

Urbandale Golf & Country Club 515-276-5496

Urbandale Sports Association 515-276-3246


Boy Scouts of America 515-266-2135

Camp Fire USA 515-274-1501

Children’s Cancer Connection 515-243-6239

Girl Scouts of Greater America, Inc. 515-278-2881

Little J-Hawk Sports Association

Urbandale Girls Recreation Association 515-249-3878

Urbandale Little League

Urbandale Soccer Club 515-276-9202

Urbandale Swim Club 515-278-2661


American Legion Auxiliary No. 663 515-278-8940

American Legion Post No. 663 515-278-8940

Breakfast Lions Club 515-276-9607

Downtown Urbandale Neighborhood Association 515-270-2485

Fourth of July Committee

Lioness Club of Urbandale 515-270-8503

North West Des Moines Rotary 515-276-2727

Urbandale Community Action Network (UCAN) 515-278-3936

Urbandale Community Adult Band 515-265-0979

Urbandale Food Pantry 515-278-3936

Urbandale Garden Club 515-986-0093

Urbandale Historical Society 515-270-2917

Urbandale Lions Club 515-577-9307

Urbandale Optimist Club 515-331-8951

Urbandale Women’s Club 515-276-2889


HCI Giving Tree 515- 270-2414

Mid Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC)  515-331-8954

SCORE 515-284-4760

Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) 515-240-7883

LifeServe Blood Center 515-288-0276