The Ebb and Flow Festival is collaborating with over 40 community organizations, 50 businesses and countless artists, musicians, dancers, and entrepreneurs! This massive endeavor could not happen without a crew of enthusiastic volunteers (or as we call them...Flowunteers)! We need over 300 volunteers to work Ebb & Flow Festival April 6-7, 2019. Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and beverage! Ebb & Flow Festival is a two-day outdoor festival in the heart of downtown Baton Rouge. The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge has collaborated with hundreds of visual artists, musicians, dancers, teaching artists, poets, arts organizations, and more to celebrate the very best Baton Rouge has to offer in the arts and culture! Flowunteers are involved in every aspect, from helping future Ninja Warriors to greeting artists and performers and enjoying our volunteer hospitality station. There is something exciting for absolutely everyone at the Ebb and Flow Festival, and we want you to help us make it a success! Festival footprint and areas of need include: Kid's Coast, Artist's Isle, I.D.E.A. Stage, Poet's Pier, Crest Main Stage, Music Row, Louisiana Art and Science Museum, LSU Museum of Art, heART Trail and more. To learn more visit: www.ebbandflowbr.org To sign up to volunteer visit: www.ebbandflowbr.org/volunteer
What: Catholic Charities’ Prison Ministry program is seeking a co-facilitator for a positive fatherhood class at one of Louisiana’s Correctional Facilities. This class is a part of the Plaquemine’s Parish Sheriff’s Office re-entry program for men. Most men in the program are from New Orleans. The volunteer will help guide discussions and teach a set curriculum. The volunteer will have confidence in public speaking and be open to offering wisdom and insight to incarcerated fathers. Volunteer must be an adult male over the age of 25. Experience in ministry, education, counseling, social work, or a related field is helpful but not required. Fathers are preferred.
When/Where: Volunteer will meet with co-teacher and carpool to correctional facility. They will leave New Orleans at 8 am on Tuesday mornings and return by 2 pm.
More Details: The program will begin mid-April. Candidate will be interviewed by program staff before being accepted as co-facilitator. Volunteer will commit to minimum of several months.
If you are looking for a fun volunteer opportunity, join Inspiration Nation at the Girls on the Run 5k!
On Sunday, April 14 the Girls on the Run 5k is the culmination of our spring program when the girls and hundreds of other community participants in the Northshore and Greater Baton Rouge areas are cheered across the finish line and congratulated for meeting their personal and physical goals. The event takes a great deal of volunteer power to complete!
We need volunteer help for Inspiration Village pre-5k activities, registration and packet pick up, water stations, general set up, food distribution, clean up, and more!
To learn more and volunteer, please visit: www.girlsontherunsola.org/5K
Please contact Michele.Dunbar@girlsontherun.org with questions or for more information.
It is a fundraiser event to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. It is a brunch event for families that includes a easter egg hunt, photos with the Easter Bunny, Children's Bingo, a children's fashion show, and a small auction. The funds raised at this event goes towards the mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. We need volunteers for set-up, helping with the egg hunt and fashion show, handing out the "goodie" bags, showing donors to their seats, and clean up.
Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank continuously receives food donations from generous donors that help keep to our shelves stocked for those in need. All of our donated food needs to be thoroughly checked before it can be processed through to our agencies.
Help us sort and categorize all of the non-perishable food items to immediately help those who are hungry! This volunteer activity involves checking dates on food, moderate lifting and walking in our warehouse. It is a fun and lively environment and great exercise too!
The comfort and safety of our volunteers is important. Due to health codes and safety reasons, a volunteer dress code is in effect.
Volunteers MUST wear:
· Closed-toed shoes (sneakers suggested)
· Shirts need to be short or long sleeved (No tank tops, spaghetti straps, sleeveless, midriff or low-cut tops)
· Pants, jeans or workout attire preferred. Shorts are okay at a respectable length. (Must be no shorter than 7” above the knee)
Please leave valuables, purses or backpacks in your vehicle for your safety and security. The Food Bank is not responsible for lost and/or stolen items brought into our facilities.
LSH Easter Basket Drive
"Less Candy, More Love"
Volunteers are needed to make or donate Easter Baskets for our Seniors.
Items should include Sugar Free Candy, Toilietries, Wipes, Kleenex, Lip chap/stick, Lotion, Body Powder, or any items
similar and appropriate for Seniors. Baskets must be wrapped.
For each donated Easter basket, Volunteers will recieve 3 - volunteer service hours of credit.
Baskets can be dropped off at Life Source Hospice - Office, Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm.
Please label with Name, Email, Contact Number to ensure Volunteer credit hours.
Memory Bears "Precious Keepsakes"
Do you like to sew? Do you like creating magic with fabric and a sewing machine?
Volunteers are needed to make Precious Memory Bears for families to remember their loved ones.
A favorite piece of a loved one's clothing is all that is required to create this precious keepsake that will provide years of memories.
Life Source Hospice will provide what's needed, we just need your loving sewing skills and love, to create a "Precious Keepsake" bear.
NO SET VOLUNTEER HOURS.
Bears must be delivered to Office when completed for delivery.
Support Services Volunteers
Volunteers are needed to assist in continuous support at the various nursing home facilities we serve.
Volunteers my assist with Cookie Bakes; playing BINGO with residence; offer Art/Music Therapy; Arts/Crafts with residence; and special events/activities.
Volunteer Times will vary based on nursing home facility needs.
Please contact Volunteer Coordinator for additional times that may not be listed.
Office Support Volunteer
Volunteers may volunteer in the office by providing administrative/office support; mail-outs, such as letters, sympathy letters/cards, birthday cards, and/or bereavement notes; contacting patient family member(s); office filing; create information packets; and/or assist with support group meetings preparations.
This volunteer opportunity is pending grant funding on June 1, 2019. This position will involve teaching a class of 20 students with a Master Teacher. This is a preschool program for a model research based preschool program. It's foundation is centered in Vygotsky's Developmental Theory. The teacher will receive training from a Louisiana certified Master Early Education certified teacher on how to implement the curriculum. This position will be located in the downtown historical district of Independence, Louisiana. The Master teacher is currently working on her Doctor's of Education in Educational Leadership. The children attending this program will be children from low income families who reside in the local area.