Central Louisiana Volunteer Opportunities
Take a look at all the ways you can volunteer! Click on each opportunity to learn more!
If you’re an organizer then this is a great job for you! This person will oversee organizing donations of baby clothes and baby items and coordinate other Baby Closet volunteers.
Cute baby clothes galore! Help us sort and organize our baby closet donations!
This is a very enjoyable position as you are the first person to welcome and acknowledge our valued walk-in clients and callers.
If you love books this is the job for you! Collect gently used books and magazines to be given to Partners in Literacy students and also be distrubuted to our Homeless and Mental Health clients.
This person will work with the Executive Assistant to attract new partners, donors, volunteers and help spread the word of the good works of Volunteers of America.
Are you crafty!! We are always in need of help making decorations for events as well as gift bags for the children and adults we serve.
There is always a need for individuals or “teams” to make street contact with our homeless population and assist in collecting and distributing food and personal items.
Do you love to cook? We need help preparing meals for Parenting Classes and our Teen Outreach Program!
This person will plan small fundraising events and collection drives and assist with community outreach.
Volunteer as a tutor to teach adults over the age of 18 to read or English as a second language.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Time! — Bring your own bread, peanut butter and jelly and make sandwiches to distribute to the homeless or for Teen Outreach class.
COORDINATE A DRIVE – Volunteers of America supplies many different items to those we serve for emergency situations and to assist them in maintaing an acceptable quality of life. Coordinate a baby drive for diapers, formula, wipes and clothing. Coordinate a drive for the homeless and collect cold or warm weather items. Other ideas are a Back to School drive, hygiene items and toys for the holidays.
THROW A PARTY – Give a party to celebrate a holiday or a monthly birthday party for clients!
Pack the Pack! – Fill a back pack for the homeless. Items such as socks, t-shirts, underwear, hats, gloves, bug spray, toothpaste, soap and a towel. Plus they will have a backpack to carry their items in.
Host a Fundraiser – Have a yard sale, car wash or 5K to support the services we provide. Remember your collected dollars stay right HERE in Cenla!
Display our Information – Are you a small business or agency that supports our work? We would love to display our materials.
Be our photographer/videographer – Help us capture special moments and events to highlight the programs we provide to our community.
There are several group opportunities as well. Do you have a school club, civic organization or youth group that needs service hours? We have some great projects. Call 318-442-8026 for more volunteer information in Central Louisiana.