Being of service to your community is a great way to get involved with being a part of positive change! Helping others can be a healing force in our lives.
Harmony Hospice seeks volunteers to offer companionship to patients through reading, playing cards and other activities. Call Carla Fisher at (504) 832-8111 for details.
Operation REACH and Gulfsouth Youth Action Corps seek college student volunteers from all over the country to assist in providing recreation and education opportunities for New Orleans area inner-city youth and their families. For information, visit www.thegyac.org and www.operationreach.org.
The Louisiana ASPCA seeks volunteers to work with the animals and help with special events, education and more. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old and complete a volunteer orientation to work directly with animals. Visit www.la-spca.org/volunteer to sign up.
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
The American Cancer Society needs volunteers for upcoming events and to facilitate patient service programs. Opportunities are available with Relay for Life, Look Good … Feel Better, Hope Lodge, Man to Man, Road to Recovery, Hope Gala and more. Call for information.
CASA New Orleans
The organization seeks volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocates to represent abused and neglected children in New Orleans. The time commitment is a minimum of 10 hours per month. No special skills are required and thorough training and support is provided. Call Brian Opert at (504) 522-1962 ext. 213 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.