To learn more about these volunteer opportunities provided by Volunteer! United at Capital Area United Way, contact the listed agency directly.

PLANNING COMMITTEE, the ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter — Jamie Craig, (225) 343-9880 or The Walk to Defeat ALS planning committee needs volunteers to assist with all aspects of preparing for the ALS Association’s signature event, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 31, at Highland Road Park in Baton Rouge. Help with logistics, food and beverage, entertainments, sponsorships, volunteer management and more.

BEST DRESSED BALL, the American Cancer Society — Angela Nantamu, (225) 927-0782 or The American Cancer Society needs your assistance at the Best Dressed Ball. Volunteers are needed for set-up, silent auction, registration, check out and cleanup.

COMMUNITY WALK/RUN FOR SICKLE CELL ANEMIA, the Baton Rouge Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation — Lorri Burgess, (225) 346-8434 or The Baton Rouge Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation is hosting its annual one mile fun walk and 5k run promoting awareness and advocacy of sickle cell disease. Volunteers, from team leader to logistics, are needed.

COLON CANCER RACE PACKET SORTING, Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge — Courtney Britton, (225) 927-2273 or Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge needs volunteers to help sort race day packets April 14-17.

CAREER COACH VOLUNTEER, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge — Cecilia Weigel, (225) 336-8700, ext. 404, or Volunteers will meet one-on-one with clients via appointment, review resume and provide feedback, and aid in job search including website job search. Volunteers are asked to commit to one month for 4-6 hours per week. Specific dates and times will be determined based on availability.