|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.|
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 the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Service Learning.
We welcome your help at United Way. Opportunities include:
Free Community Tax Service
Interested in helping low- and moderate-income resident 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/FreeTaxesVolunteer.
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.
Loaned Executive Program
A Loaned Executive (LE) is someone who has been loaned by their company to United Way. Working with United Way staff part-time, LEs assist campaign coordinators in planning and implementing successful employee campaigns in local firms. Accounts with an LE increased their contributions an average of 6% each of the past two years.
If you are interested in serving as an LE, contact United Way at (812) 334-8370.
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 Darcie Lowe at darcie (at) monroeunitedway.org or (812) 334-8370. Learn more about Student United Way.
Day of Action
During the Day of Action, held once each fall and spring, volunteers from the community assist with projects at local nonprofits. 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.