To learn more about these volunteer opportunities provided by Volunteer! United at Capital Area United Way, contact the listed agency directly.
VOLLEYBALL SKILLS DAY, The Arc Baton Rouge — Lauren O’Neill, (225) 927-0855 or email@example.com: The Arc Baton Rouge will be hosting a volleyball skills day from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6. They will be introducing volleyball to program participants. Volunteers are need to play with the participants. No experience is necessary. Come dressed to play in tennis shoes, exercise clothes, etc. For more information or to sign up your team to volunteer contact O’Neill.
VITA VOLUNTEER TRAINING, Capital Area United Way — Jillian Sergio, (225) 382-3507 or jillians@CAUW.org: The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program helps low-to-moderate income families by providing free tax preparation assistance, saving them the cost of tax preparation and helping them claim tax credits for which they are eligible. CAUW offers free training on Tax Prep for volunteers.
CAT HAVEN ADOPTION, Cat Haven — Melissa Dottley, (225) 636-2680: Help some cats find a home at Baton Rouge Arts Market this December. Saturday morning will start at Cat Haven Adoption Center where cats and adoption materials will be available. After unload and set up, the cats will meet lots of people, wandering around the Arts Market (giving them a chance to find their new home). Volunteers help educate adopters about Cat Haven’s guidelines and assist in completion of applications and other related paperwork. Volunteers will also assist with set-up and takedown of adoption materials the Arts Market. (18 and older)
STAR ADVOCATES, STAR (Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response — Laneceya Russ, (225) 615-7093 or firstname.lastname@example.org: Volunteers are need to work with sexual trauma survivors in our community. The small non-profit organization relies on volunteers to provide support to survivors on the 24/7 hotline and to accompany survivors to the hospital during day and night.
RELAY FOR LIFE EVENT LEADERSHIP, American Cancer Society — Angela Nantamu (225) 927-0782: Volunteers are needed to serve as part of a team to plan the local Relay for Life event. Volunteers serving on the Event Leadership Team will have a specific role, from recruiting and mentoring teams on fundraising, planning logistics and entertainment for the event and organizing fundraising opportunities. The team will meet at least monthly until May 2015.