Lothlorien Society

Website http://www.elvinhome.org
Email elvinhome [at] elvinhome [dot] org
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.

Volunteers in Tutoring Adult Learners (VITAL)

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

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

Junior Volunteer Program

Website http://www.iuhealthbloomington.org/oth/Page.asp?PageID=OTH000037
Phone (812) 353-9468
Address Bloomington Hospital
601 W. Second St.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description The Junior Volunteer Program is an excellent opportunity for young people to learn about the world of healthcare. The program is open to teens who will be enrolled in high school in the fall or graduating in May.

Bloomington Bicycle Club

Website http://bloomingtonbicycleclub.org
Contact Keith Vogelsang (President)
Email pres [at] bloomingtonbicycleclub [dot] org
Description The Bloomington Bicycle Club, Inc., (BBC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting bicycling in all its diversity. Formed in 1976 and incorporated in 1984, the BBC serves primarily Monroe County, Indiana, and the surrounding area.
Additional Contact Mark Villanova (Vice President)
Email vp [at] bloomingtonbicycleclub [dot] org

Court Appointed Special Advocates - CASA

Website http://www.monroecountycasa.org/
Contact Kristin Bishay (CASA Director)
Phone (812) 333-2272
Email info [at] monroecountycasa [dot] org
Address One City Centre
120 West 7th Street, Suite 110
Bloomington,, IN 47404
Description Provides trained community volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children in the Monroe County juvenile court.

"To help ensure that the abused and neglected children of Monroe County live in safe, permanent homes and have the opportunity to reach their full potential."

Phone 1-800-800-5556

RSVP 55+ Volunteer Program

Website http://www.area10agency.org/rsvp/
Phone (812) 876-3383
Email rsvp [at] area10agency [dot] org
Address Office of RSVP and Area 10 Agency on Aging
631 W. Edgewood Dr.
Ellettsville, IN 47429

Get involved! Leave a legacy! RSVP 55+ Volunteer Program is a clearinghouse for adult volunteers, helping volunteers find their perfect match based on their interests and needs. RSVP has 100s of volunteer opportunities throughout Monroe and Owen Counties. For those who are already volunteering, RSVP provides a social community to support and recognize their service. Volunteers submit their hours to help provide information to state and federal agencies regarding the impact seniors have in our community. A program of Area 10 Agency on Aging. Everyone has something to give - contact us today to get started!

Year Established 1988
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