Volunteers

The Community Organizations database provides information about Monroe County nonprofits and groups.



Kiwanis Club of South Central Indiana

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Website www.scikiwanisclub.org
Phone 812-327-8575
Email vanessa [at] scikiwanisclub [dot] org
Address P.O. Box 7431
Bloomington, IN 47407
Description

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.

We meet on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month at the Monroe County Public Library in Bloomington.

Year Established 2006
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Updated October 16, 2014

ACA Volunteers of Monroe County

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Website http://www.acavmc.org/
Contact David Meyer (President)
Phone (812) 345-9124
Email info [at] acavmc [dot] org
Address 500 N Walnut St, Suite 204
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

Supports the Monroe County, Indiana community by expanding knowledge and awareness of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to maximize the number of residents with health insurance coverage.  Maintains a network of knowledgeable and vetted volunteers that support education of residents on the health insurance Marketplace. Maintains close alignment with local governmental and other local non-profit organizations’ activities in support of ACA communications and implementation.

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Updated October 15, 2014

Broadview Learning Center (BLC)

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Website http://www.mccsc.edu/Domain/30
Contact Sherry D. Dick (Director)
Phone 330-7731
Address 705 W. Coolidge Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

The Monroe County Community School Corporation Adult Education program offers individualized instruction and guidance to teen and adult learners who seek to improve basic skills or learn new ones to create better opportunities for themselves and their families.

The Broadview Learning Center offers the following services:

  • FREE Adult Basic Education/GED Preparation Classes
  • FREE ESL (English as a Second Language) classes
  • FREE Teen Learning Center (TLC) Programs
  • Workforce Development
  • Evening Computer Classes
  • Volunteer Training and Opportunities
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Updated October 15, 2014

Volunteers for Change

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Website https://volunteer.truist.com/cobvn/org/10319548052.html
Contact Anne McLaughlin (Member)
Phone (812) 327-3804
Description

We are a group of concerned citizens from south-central Indiana who believe that the challenges the nation and the world are facing are so serious that they can only be solved through a rebirth of citizenship.

Additional Contact Jeff Thomas (Member)
Phone 443-220-1673
Email thomasjgb [at] hotmail [dot] com
Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated October 15, 2014

Midwest Pages to Prisoners

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Website http://www.pagestoprisoners.org/
Contact Michael Hoerger
Phone 866-598-1543 (tf)
Email mwpp [at] pagestoprisoners [dot] org
Address The Midwest Pages to Prisoners Project c/o Boxcar Books and Community Center, Inc.
118 S. Rogers Suite #2
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

The Midwest Pages to Prisoners Project is an all volunteer effort that strives to encourage self-education among prisoners in the United States. By providing free reading materials upon request, we hope to aid in the rehabilitation process and stimulate critical thinking behind bars.

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Updated October 16, 2014

The Endwright Center

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Website http://www.area10agency.org/endwright
Phone 876-3383
Email area10 [at] area10 [dot] bloomington [dot] in [dot] us
Description

Through an innovative fitness program, one-on-one computer tutoring program, arts and humanities classes, special events, inter-generational activities, support groups and volunteer opportunities, the Endwright Center strives to meet the various needs of people 50 years and older.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Friends of the Library

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Website http://mcpl.info/friends
Phone 812-349-3050
Email fol [at] mcpl [dot] info
Address 303 E. Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

The Monroe County Public Library Foundation, also known as the Friends of the Library, support the mission, vision, and values of the library. The Friends advocate for Monroe County Public Library and support library collections, services, programs, and staff development.

As a nonprofit corporation, the Friends collect and administer the grants, gifts, bequests, and other monies (outside of local tax receipts) that help make the Library's many programs such an integral part of our community. The Friends also staff and run the Friends of the Library Bookstore on the first floor of the Main Library. Proceeds from the Bookstore support Library programming and services.

Year Established 1965
Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated October 16, 2014

Boxcar Books

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Website http://www.boxcarbooks.org/
Contact Steven (General Coordinator)
Phone (812) 339-8710
Email boxcar [at] boxcarbooks [dot] org
Description

Boxcar Books and Community Center, Inc. is a volunteer run, non-profit organization that exists to provide new and used books, zines, magazines, and comics on topics of social justice, independent media, and fiction for the community. Boxcar Books sends literature of all types, free of charge, to prisoners in the Midwest. It also provides a meeting space for community and literary groups. Boxcar Books is affiliated with the Midwest Pages to Prisoners Project, which can be found at http://www.pagestoprisoners.org/.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated October 16, 2014

Lothlorien Society

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Website http://www.elvinhome.org
Email lothlorieninfo [at] gmail [dot] com
Description

Lothlorien Nature Sanctuary is a green haven and center for spiritual retreat dedicated to the healing of the earth and of one another. Lothlorien is part of Elvin H.O.M.E., Inc. (Holy Order of Mother Earth) a federal 501c3 organization. Lothlorien is 109 acres of forested hills and valleys located at the edge of Southern Indiana's limestone belt. It is a place to escape the outside world, drop its concerns and masks, and attune to the natural rhythms of the earth.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Volunteers in Tutoring Adult Learners (VITAL)

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Website http://www.monroe.lib.in.us/vital
Phone 349-3173
Email vital [at] monroe [dot] lib [dot] in [dot] us
Address Monroe County Public Library
303 E. Kirkwood
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

VITAL offers the following services:

  • One-to-one tutoring - Trained tutors help individual learners set goals, gain essential literacy skills, and increase their confidence.
  • New Reader Support Group - An opportunity for new readers to gather and exchange their thoughts and ideas in a supportive and confidential group
  • Additional Tutor Training - In-services are offered in the area of computing, GED tutoring, Laubach Method, and English as a second language
  • Introduction to Tutoring for Volunteers
  • Brown Bag Lunches
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Updated October 15, 2014
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