FBC Community Partner volunteer Opportunities
Recycle for Families. Recycling Furniture for Families has been privileged to serve almost 25,000 men, women and children since 2002. We are in search of new volunteers as well as people that may be in need of our services. We are a not-for-profit organization helping those in need obtain gently used furniture We continue to serve the individuals and families of McLean County who are in need of those basic household items that most of us take for granted. If you are aware of anyone that may be interested in our services or willing to help our cause, please feel free to contact us.
Safe Harbor Homeless Shelter
For over 12 years a small group of FBC members have faithfully purchased, prepared and served a meal once a month at the Safe Harbor Shelter in downtown Bloomington. It only takes a couple of hours if you cook and less than an hour if you serve of your time.
For more information about these FBC mission opportunities contact the office
Faith in Action
Are you ready to brighten an older adult’s day? With Faith in Action, volunteer drivers, shoppers and friendly visitors choose when and how often they volunteer. Have you completed a Volunteer Interest Form? To register for Volunteer Orientation, email Stacey@bnfia.org or call (309) 827-7780.
Upcoming new volunteer orientation dates:
- Oct. 4, 2022 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
- Nov. 1, 2022 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
- Dec. 6, 2022 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
- Jan. 3, 2023 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
- Feb.7, 2023 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
- Mar.7, 2023 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
- Apr. 4, 2023 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
**If these dates are inconvenient, please contact the Volunteer Coordination team (Stacey and Mary) to discuss options
Local Community Mission Opportunities
Consider volunteering with PATH. The team is always looking for compassionate, respectful, and responsible prospects to join. PATH offers the following volunteer opportunity:
Crisis Line/ 211 Volunteers – Spring (usually beginning in early February), Summer (usually starting in mid-June), and Fall (generally beginning in mid-September) Click for more information
Midwest Food Bank
Midwest Food Bank is structured to provide service opportunities and operate through the work of volunteers. Our volunteers are more than our hands and feet; they are fundamental to the success of our organization. They collect, sort, pack, and distribute food and disaster relief donations, and remind us every day that our mission could not be achieved without them. Click for more information
Home Sweet Home Ministries
Home Sweet Home Ministries demonstrates Christ’s love through innovative approaches that instill hope, restore lives, and build community. Our vision is for our ministry to be a ministry of refuge and renewal powered by Jesus Christ. Volunteers are the lifeblood of the way we serve those in need at Home Sweet Home Ministries. Every year, volunteers dedicate thousands of hours of service to accomplish our mission and vision. Click for more information
ESL Star Literacy Needs Volunteers The fall 2022 tutor training begins Sept. 24 at the STAR office in downtown Bloomington. Contact Robin Landry for more information