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Knock Knock Duck Derby

Knock Knock Children’s Museum has an exciting event coming soon and we need your help! On Saturday, June 9 Knock Knock will hold its inaugural Duck Derby. The event begins at 9 a.m. as thousands of rubber ducks race down the City Park Golf Course canal. The top three ducks to cross the finish line win fabulous prizes. The celebration will continue with duck themed activities in the museum’s big backyard until 1 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with prep work before the event. We need help numbering ducks, sorting t-shirts, preparing crafts and more. Prep work can be scheduled based on your availability. On event day, volunteers are needed to help with set up, the duck race, event activities and museum learning zones. Shifts are as follows: 7 – 11 a.m.: Set up and duck race crew 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Event activities and learning zone crew and take down (Lunch will be provided)

Baton Rouge, LA

6/9/18 7:00 AM

Sort and Repack

Volunteers will be sorting and packing food donations accordingly.

Baton Rouge, LA

7/31/18 1:00 PM +more

Loving Festival

As an event assistant you will have the opportunity to greet attendees, hand out information on how to join the Be The Match registry, show potential registry members how to perform a cheek swab, or other tasks as needed! Please dress comfortably, as marrow drives may take place outdoors dependent upon the weather. Lunch is not provided, but you are more than welcome to bring food items to consume at an appropriate time. If you are a student seeking service learning hours, please bring all necessary documents to the marrow drive. Any specific questions related to this marrow drive can be directed to: Rachel Harris (205)552-9371 rharris@nmdp.org

New Orleans, LA

6/9/18 2:30 PM

Sort and Repack Weekend

Volunteers will be sorting and packing food donations accordingly.

Baton Rouge, LA

6/30/18 8:00 AM +more

Administrative Support

Catholic Charities is looking for volunteers to assist with filing, sorting, and shredding documents. Volunteers assisting with these tasks ensure that the population we serve can be reached in a more effective manner. If you are interested, we would love to have you.

Baton Rouge, LA

Through 5/31/18

Mentor Youth Ages 12-16 with the Isaiah:43 program

Mentors needed for youth ages 10-18 in Catholic Charities Isaiah: 43 program. Isaiah 43 is a parenting and mentoring program that provides services to families, church parishes, and communities that strengthen their capacities for peacebuilding. Created in partnership with the Archdiocese of New Orleans, Isaiah 43 is rooted in Judeo-Christian values and teachings. Youth and families are empowered to be peacemakers, to be active in promoting peace in their neighborhoods, and to live by the values of love, peace, and forgiveness. The program engages youth and parents to encourage peaceful conflict resolution, skillful communication, constructive discipline, forgiveness, and leadership development. Isaiah 43’s mentoring program pairs youth ages 10-18 with mentors for a yearlong one-on-one relationship. Based on national best practices, the mentoring program helps to address the emotional and spiritual needs of young people by giving them a safe and supportive environment for positive development to occur. Over 12 months, mentees will meet with their mentors about 4 hours each month in both group and individual settings. Group activities throughout the year focus on building community, strengthening relationships, exploring relevant issues, goal setting, and reinforcing Christian values. One-on-one activities allow the mentee and mentor to develop a relationship, share new experiences and have fun together. Mentors must be 25 years old, successfully complete mentor training and screening, and able to commit one year to the program. They also need a letter of reference from the priest or pastor of their church.

Through 5/1/19

Homeless Services Program-Assistant Case Manager

Assist the staff of CCANO’s Homeless Services programs on site visits. Visit clients in their homes along with staff Case Managers, help with note taking, entertaining young siblings, and calming/reassuring clients. Other in-office tasks as assigned. Great opportunity for students interested in social work (as volunteer position or internship), or those interested in working with homeless populations. Position available as a supervised MSW internship by a liscensed LCSW for graduate students working on their MSW. Location will be in the Carrollton area of New Orleans, time commitment is flexible, but should be on a regular schedule between the hours of 8:30-4:30, Monday-Friday. For more information, please contact Emily at estieber@ccano.org.

Through 5/1/19

Homeless Services Program-Assistant

Assist Catholic Charities Homeless Services programs in their office with a variety of tasks, for example, filing, data management, research, organization, partnership development and answering phones. Volunteer will be asked to do referrals on the phone for people calling the office, and assist the case managers with referrals for our clients. Volunteer should have a professional demeanor, basic computer and filing skills, and excellent phone manners. Great opportunity for someone looking to volunteer on a regular basis, or for students interested in gaining professional skills and learning about work at a non-profit organization. Option for this position to become an internship for those interested in making a longer commitment-may be eligible for course credit. Location will be in the Carrollton area of New Orleans, time commitment is flexible, but should be on a regular schedule between the hours of 8:30-4:30, Monday-Friday. For more information, please contact Emily at estieber@ccano.org

Through 5/1/19

Cornerstone Builders Mentor

Mentors needed to support children of incarcerated parents in the Greater New Orleans area for one hour a week, or four hours a month. Volunteers must be proactive and positive mentors for these children. Contact with the mentee is at the mentor's convenience and may be in person or via email or phone. The program requires a one year commitment to mentoring a child on a one on one basis.

Through 5/1/19

Children's Activities Assitant

Teach language, music, play, interact and supervise children ages 3-5. General assistance to the teachers with daily classroom activities. Times are Monday-Friday during school hours, half days available. Locations are our several Headstart locations around the city of New Orleans. For more information, please contact Emily at estieber@ccano.org.

Through 5/21/19

Entertainment Enthusiast for Senior Citizens

Have fun with the seniors at our PACE and Greenwalt Adult Day Health center! Talk/listen to clients, lead craft activites, read to clients, help with Bingo, play chess, help with serving meals, assist with interactive group games or activities, or become a "bus buddy". Have a special talent? Share it with the group! Singing, dancing, playing music are all encouraged. Centers are located in the Bywater and in Kenner. Volunteers are accepted Monday-Friday during the day. For more information, please contact Emily at estieber@ccano.org.

Through 5/1/19

Adult Education English as a Second Language tutor

Teach and tutor English as a Second Language. Help those in our Immigration and Refugee Services program learn English! Spend time talking with and answering questions for your student. No knowledge of other languages necessary. Two hour sessions in the evening at one of three locations; Metaire, the university area or Mid-City. For more information, please email estieber@ccano.org.

Through 5/1/19

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