Volunteer opportunities, provided by Capital Area United Way, are outlined in this column every Friday. To learn more about these opportunities please contact the listed agency directly or visit volunteer.CAUW.org to sign up online.
STUFF THE BUS, Volunteers in Public School — Kimberley Marcelle-Levy, (225) 226-4701: Volunteers In Public Schools needs help to “stuff the bus” on July 15. Donations from Stuff the Bus help to ensure that students who are in need have supplies at the beginning of the school year. The event will take place at the Walmart on College Drive.
RED CROSS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED, American Red Cross — Cynthia Mabry, (225) 456-5501: The Red Cross needs volunteers to help in the event of a disaster or crisis. The first step is to learn more about the organization by getting in touch.
SUMMER YOUTH VOLUNTEERS NEEDED, Salvation Army — Hope Ortego, firstname.lastname@example.org, (225) 355-4483: Do you want to impact the youth in the community? Do you love crafts, games, and science experiments?
Our summer youth programs may be the perfect thing you’re looking for! Our summer youth programs will run Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. until the end of July.
VOLUNTEER WITH THE FOOD BANK, the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank — Bonnie Bordelon, email@example.com, (225) 359-9940, ext. 207: The Food Bank feeds the hungry in Baton Rouge and the surrounding parishes by providing food and educational outreach. Volunteers are needed between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
DAY OF ACTION, Capital Area United Way — Lauren Robinson, laurenr@CAUW.org, (225) 346-5800: On the Day of Action, the community comes together to be part of the solution. Volunteers are invited to serve in a variety of different projects benefiting our community partner agencies. These projects are designed for groups of volunteers and can be completed in one day.
CLERICAL VOLUNTEERS WITH VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA GBR — Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge, Greta Patterson, firstname.lastname@example.org, (225) 387-0061: Volunteers are needed to assist staff with filing, computer work and more. Weekday volunteer opportunity and orientation is required.