Monday, October 8, 2007


Camp Kesem is a free summer camp for children 6 to 13 who have or have had a parent with cancer. It is usually held in Waycross, IN during the first week of August.

It is entirely organized and run by IU volunteers who serve on committees during the year.

For more information, visit our website at or email Elizabeth at

Thursday, October 4, 2007

Habitat ReStore Volunteers

Support Habitat for Humanity’s mission by volunteering in its ReStore, which sells donated building materials and household items at discounted prices with the funds going to build decent, affordable housing for people in need. Volunteer with donation pick up, art and advertising production, as a cashier or customer service representative or with special projects. Volunteers receive Restore Bucks and enjoy monthly volunteer appreciation events! Minimum age is 16. Please contact: Sandi Clothier at 331-2660 or (

Bargain Boutique Helpers

Do you love clothes? Then come volunteer for a four hour weekly or bi-weekly shift in the My Sister’s Closet store. My Sister’s Closet has been providing workforce attire to women seeking self-sufficiency since 1998. Tasks include processing donations, tagging and displaying clothing, and helping women select work attire. No retail experience needed; training provided. Minimum age is 16. For more information contact: JoAnne Bunnage at 335-6603 or (

Music Outreach

Early Music in Motion seeks volunteers to assist with fundraising and project administration. Experience is helpful but not necessary. This Bloomington based non profit organization exposes under-served children and communities in Indiana to 16th through 18th century music in order to cultivate emotional intelligence and heighten their sense of beauty, order and healthy social interactions. All ages welcome. For more information contact: Angelique Zuluaga at 323-0248 or

Tutors for High School Students

Tutors are needed at Bloomington High School North to guide small groups of students in all subject areas. Sessions are held at the BHSN library on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 2:45-4:15 p.m. No previous experience is required, but all tutors will need to submit to a criminal history check. No minimum age. For more information contact: Andrea Mobley at 330-7724 ext.50201 or (

Nutrition Project and Food Pantry Volunteers

Get food to those in need with the Area 10 Agency on Aging's Senior Citizens’ Nutrition Project and/or Food Pantry. Volunteers assist staff by bagging groceries (once per month), shopping for food at the Hoosier Hills Food Bank (once per week), serving and cleaning up meals at nutrition sites and delivering packed meals and/or groceries to homebound elderly in Monroe and Owen counties. Drivers must be at least 16 years old and have a valid driver’s license. For more information contact: Jenny Keatinge at 876-3383 or (

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

John Waldron Arts Center

Do you have an active interest in the Arts?

Volunteers are needed at the John Waldron Arts Center Gallery Shop for the Bloomington Area Arts Council. This is a great opportunity to gain businessexperience working in a not-for-profit and a great way to gain skills ingallery and exhibition management. As a volunteer there is the opportunityto earn FREE TICKETS to performance, musical and art events.

General duties: General shop and office management, running sales, answeringthe phone, several opportunities to assist in installation of exhibitions,and work at opening receptions

Times needed: Anytime from Monday-Friday 11-5 or Saturday 11-3. Volunteerscan do bi-weekly shifts or weekly shifts as their schedule provides. Weprefer a commitment around 2-5 hours per week, but are flexible!

Opportunities: Through the volunteer system here, volunteers have theopportunity to earn FREE TICKETS to performance events, musical events andart events.

Who to Contact: Anna Walker, Gallery Director at or by phone #812.334.3100 ext. 111

We look forward to working with you!