Wednesday, January 23, 2008

After School Adventure

Once a week, January 7-May 23 / Friday already filled

Help local youth interested in learning new things, experiencing different activities and having an all-around great time in our after-school program. This program also includes built-in tutoring time, arts and crafts and snacks daily.

Duties: Whether you enjoy working with youth or have professional aspirations to, this service opportunity gives you hands-on experience. Assist staff in implementing a variety of children’s activities.

Program Time: 3-6 p.m.

Training: Volunteers are required to attend an orientation prior to the program.

Location: City of Bloomington Banneker Community Center, 930 W. Seventh St.

Age of Volunteers: 16 yrs. and up

Number of Volunteers: 3 per day, Monday-Friday

Other: We ask that you commit to at least one day a week for the duration of the program season.

Super Fun Fridays

Fridays, January 18, January 25, February, 15, February 29, March 7, March 28, April 11, April 25, May 9

Join us two for a super fun time! Children will enjoy crafts, refreshments and lots of activities and play.
Duties: Do you enjoy working with children and making crafts? Volunteers assist with age-appropriate activities that are planned for each day.

Program Time: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Training: Volunteers will be trained at the beginning of their shift.

Location: City of Bloomington Allison-Jukebox Community Center, 351 S. Washington St.

Age of Volunteers: 18 yrs. and up

Number of Volunteers: 2

If you would like to Get Involved in any of the list volunteer opportunities, please contact Kim Ecenbarger by phone: 349-3739 / email: or visit our web page at to find out about other upcoming events or programs to get involved in.

Kids Animal Service Club Helpers

If you’re an animal lover and would enjoy an educational service opportunity, join up with Bloomington Parks and Recreation's Animal Service Club. Volunteers will assist the children enrolled in this program with their educational and civic experiences as they spend time learning about animal care professions, tending to animals and doing animal related crafts and projects.
The club meets on Tuesdays from 3:45-5:30 p.m.
January 22nd-February 26th and
March 25th-April 29th
at the City of Bloomington Animal Shelter.

An orientation is required prior to volunteering. Minimum age is 18. For more information contact: Kim Ecenbarger at 349-3739 or (