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Growing through volunteering

Volunteering can be transformational, rewarding, and empowering for all involved. Your service projects can spark new passions, and may even inform your future career. IU Corps is here to help.

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ONE-TIME OPPORTUNITY, on-campus
IUB Arts & Humanities Council: First Thursdays Arts Festival volunteer
Volunteers help set up and tear down, greet guests, distribute information, and more. First-time volunteers receive a free T-shirt, and all receive a voucher for a free meal at the event.
Event date: Nov. 7
Shifts: 3-4 p.m., 3-5:30 p.m., and 5-7:30 p.m.

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INTERNATIONAL SERVICE OPPORTUNITY, abroad
IUB Books and Beyond: leadership development in Rwanda
During summer of 2020, visit Rwanda to deliver books, work with teachers, and learn about Rwandan history and culture. Facilitate interactive lessons focused on reading, writing, and English-conversation skills for 300 Rwandan students. All majors are welcome.

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ONE-TIME OPPORTUNITY, off-campus & expiring soon
City of Bloomington: soup tasting
Assist with setting up soup-tasting area, help oversee the chef demonstrations, and distribute samples of different soups in an event that brings the community together.
Event date: Nov. 2, 8:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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ONGOING, on-campus
IUB Dept. of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance: usher
See free theater and dance performances as a volunteer usher. Hand out programs, take tickets, and help people find their seats. 

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ONGOING OPPORTUNITY, off-campus
Meals on Wheels: delivery driver
Volunteers deliver meals to clients one day a month during the noon hour. Time commitment is about one-hour per month.

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ONE-TIME OPPORTUNITY, off-campus
Salvation Army: holiday gift packer
Imagine a warehouse filled with toys, games, stuffed animals, and warm clothes. Volunteers are needed to help sort, arrange, and distribute those donated toys and other gifts from mid to late December. Shifts are very flexible.

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ONGOING OPPORTUNITY, off-campus
People & Animal Learning Services (PALS): feed horses
Come and feed horses between 4:00-5:00 p.m. at least one day a week.
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Find your alternative break

Do you want to make a positive impact in the world over your IU breaks? Apply to be part of the Alternative Break Program. Limited spots still available; apply as soon as possible.

Thanksgiving Break: Detroit or New York

Winter Break: Ghana

Spring Break: Costa Rica or Mexico

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stories for you
Kelley faculty member on poverty alleviation
Kelly Eskew, clinical associate professor in the Kelley School of Business, talks about how students can aid in the fight against poverty in Bloomington, the U.S., and internationally.

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International day of rural women
Oct. 15 marked International Day of Rural Women, a day that acknowledges and appreciates the global contributions of women and girls living in rural areas.

Survivors, allies march for annual Take Back the Night event
By Kyra Miller, IDS

IU students now tutor students in Brown County schools
By Lyndsay Valadez, IDS

IU Center for Rural Engagement wins national award
By Sara Kress, IDS
events
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 9 a.m.-noon
Dean's Advisory Council Pancake Breakfast
Friday, Nov. 15, 6 p.m.
IU World's Fare 2019
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