Are you interested in lending your time and talents to help your community?
Many opportunities are available within Monroe County.
- The City of Bloomington Volunteer Network maintains a current list of opportunities at bloomington.in.gov/volunteer.
- Indiana University students are also invited to volunteer through IU Corps (https://iucorps.indiana.edu/students/opportunities.html).
- Ivy Tech Bloomington’s O’Bannon Institute for Community Service offers an annual signature event that brings focus to community service, service learning, and civic engagement. (www.ivytech.edu/bloomington/obannon/index.html)
We welcome your help at United Way. Opportunities include:
Free Community Tax Service
Interested in helping low- and moderate-income residents file their taxes for free and claim valuable tax credits? United Way of Monroe County and the Free Community Tax Service (FCTS) Team are seeking Tax Preparers to serve at Free Community Tax Service sites in Monroe and Owen counties. The Free Community Tax Service provides free federal and state income tax preparation to local residents from January to April. Volunteers work in an exciting, professional environment, screen clients in an intake and interview process, and prepare tax returns. Volunteers will receive training in income tax law and tax preparation to become IRS-certified. For more information, visit www.monroeunitedway.org/TaxHero.
Host an Employee Campaign
Are you interested in bringing a United Way campaign to your workplace? Fantastic! Learn more about starting a workplace campaign.
Hold a Fundraising Event
A benefit concert. A plant sale. A trivia contest. A sporting event with a twist.
There are so many creative ways to put your talents to great use and to help our community at the same time. If you are interested in coordinating a fundraiser that benefits United Way of Monroe County and its partners, please contact us at (812) 334-8370 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Take Action Over Lunch
Join us at United Way to help have a positive impact on our community! Volunteers will sign up to come to our building to assemble a project and be treated to lunch while they are here. More info here.
Student United Way
Student United Way is comprised of student leaders who are giving, advocating, and volunteering across the Indiana University campus and throughout Monroe County. If you are interested in getting involved, contact email@example.com or (812) 334-8370. Learn more about Student United Way.
Day of Action
United Way of Monroe County partners with individual organizations for their own Day of Action, Community members volunteer their time at United Way of Monroe County partner agencies and other local community organizations participating in activities such as building bookshelves, painting, cleaning, event promotion, and gardening.
For more information about how you can get involved with the next Day of Action, contact United Way at (812) 334-8370 ext. 11 or firstname.lastname@example.org.