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Friday, March 27, 2015

Volunteering opportunity with Girls on the Run


Here is a fun event to be a part of – a 5K with Girls on the Run!

The 24-lesson Girls on the Run curriculum combines training for a 5K (3.1 miles) running event with lessons that inspire girls to become independent thinkers enhance their problem solving skills and make healthy decisions. All of this is accomplished through an active collaboration with girls and their parents, schools, volunteers, staff, and the community.

You needn’t be athletic or a runner for that instance, all you have to do is sign up and show up on May 9th. 

WHO: All community runners & walkers! Men and women of all ages are encouraged to participate in this fun-filled morning!

WHAT: This is our end-of-season celebratory 5K honoring the girls who have participated in our program. It is also our biggest community fundraiser. We'll have music, a happy hair station, warm-ups, a selfie-station, and more!

WHEN: Saturday, May 9, 2015.

WHERE: AC Steere Park, Shreveport

For more details and to join us, click the following link - http://www.gotrshreveport.org/get-involved/5k-volunteer-opportunities

Hope to see you there,

GOTR Shreveport Team

2nd Annual Color Run-Volunteers needed

The “Color Run” is coming to town on May 2nd.  The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5K on the Planet, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality. The Color Run is a for-profit organization that will donate money to The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Shreveport for every volunteer we provide.  We need 150-200 volunteers to work from 7-2 on race day(shifts and times vary).  They will also have vendors and music at the event.  Please join us this day to raise money for the Boys & Girls Club.  To sign up, please visit the attached link:
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/volunteer-shreveport-registration-15291569496?aff=TheSalvationArmyBoysGirlsClubofShreveport

At this link you can pick which shift you would like and make sure that you mark the box saying:

Are you associated with The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Shreveport? *
 
Yes
No


Jennifer Stephens
Volunteer Coordinator
The Salvation Army of Shreveport
The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs
200 E. Stoner Ave
Shreveport, LA  71101
Ofc. 318-424-3200, Ext. 23
Fax. 318-216-3088

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Volunteers needed to help with large event that will bring groups and meeting to Shreveport and Bossier

You can help for just one day or more and you can also pull a double shift if you wish.

When and where we need your help:

Saturday March 21

Greeters Airport   - Welcome convention goers and direct them to shuttles

               Shift:  4:30pm – 9:30pm

Information table at host hotels – Hilton Shreveport and Sam’s Town

               Shift:  4:30pm – 9:30pm

 
Sunday March 22

Greeters Airport   - Welcome convention goers and direct them to shuttles

               Shift:  8:30am – 1:30pm

Registration and Information table at Shreveport Convention Center

               1st shift:  8:30am – 1:30pm

               2nd shift:  1pm – 6pm

City Tour/Dine around table – Sign guest up for city tour and dine around table at Shreveport Convention Center

               Shift:  8:30am – 1:30pm

Information table at host hotels – Hilton Shreveport and Sam’s Town

               Shift:  2pm – 7:30pm

 
Monday March 23

Registration and Information table at Shreveport Convention Center

               Shift:  7am – 12:30pm

City Tour/Dine around table – Sign guest up for city tour and dine around table

               Shift 7am – 12:30pm

Information table at host hotels – Hilton Shreveport and Sam’s Town

               1st shift:  7am – 10am

               2nd shift:  5:30pm – 9pm

 
Tuesday March 24

Registration and Information table at Shreveport Convention Center

               Shift:  7:30am – 12:30pm

Information table at host hotels – Hilton Shreveport and Sam’s Town

               Shift:  7:30am – 10am

              
If you would like to help please let me know when, where and please include your cell phone number, I will then send you a confirmation email with all the need to know information.

 
Teresa Micheels

 
Teresa Micheels, Volunteer/Project Manager
Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau
See It. Bet It. Taste It.
318-429-0628 or 800-551-8682, ext. 146
www.Shreveport-Bossier.org
www.sbfunguide.com

Friday, February 20, 2015

Volunteers are needed to help with the Louisiana High School All-Star girls and boys basketball event

Volunteers are needed to help with the Louisiana High School All-Star girls and boys basketball event

Volunteers are needed to help at the banquet and game.

If you would like to help let me know which date and please include your cell phone number.

Date: Fri. March 20  - Banquet
Help with tickets at door, setup, clean up, give directions to reserve tables, serving of food and drinks
Shift: 5:15pm – 10:30pm

Date: Sat. March 22 – Game Day
Help with tickets, at access points and giving directions to guest and teams as needed
Shift: 11:15pm – 5:30pm 

Location:
Shreveport Fair Grounds

Perk:  You will receive a meal and a Sports Commission t-shirt.

Please let me know if you would like to help and I will send you a confirmation email.

Teresa Micheels
Teresa Micheels, Volunteer/Project Manager
Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau
Visit Louisiana’s Other Side . . . Discover Yours!
318-429-0628 or 800-551-8682, ext. 146 or Cell 318-518-5027
www.Shreveport-Bossier.org
sbfunguide.com

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers

The American Red Cross is always in need of volunteers in the Shreveport and surrounding areas and currently have some specific projects that students at LSUS may be interested in. Some of our greatest needs right now are:

General Office Help

Disaster Team
·         Serve a shift on our 24/7 team
·         Provide assistance to families following a disaster
·         Can be small or large scale
  o   House fires occur several times a week (on average) and larger disasters (such as tornadoes) occur less frequently

Pillowcase Project
·         Provide presentations to children in grades 3rd through 5th
·         Presentations include:
  o   Information to prepare for disasters
  o   Coping skills
  o   A pillowcase to decorate and fill for an emergency preparedness kit

There are many other volunteer opportunities as well. Much of the work performed at the American Red Cross is volunteer based. Please give us a call for more volunteer information.
 
Rebecca Berry

AmeriCorps NPRC
American Red Cross
North Louisiana
318-865-9545
rebecca.berry@redcross.org

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Volunteers needed to help with the Regional Archery Bow hunters Pro/Am Tour

Volunteers needed to help with the Regional Archery Bow hunters Pro/Am Tour

Volunteers are needed to help with setup and take down. This will include moving boxes, targets and range equipment.  You can volunteer for one day or both days.

Setup:  Mon Feb 23

Shift: 9am – 5:30pm

Take down: Sun March 1

Shift: 11am – 5:30pm

Location:

Cypress Black Bayou

In Benton, LA

Perks: Volunteers will get a t-shirt and snacks will be provided

If you are interested let me know which day or days you would like to help with, and please include your cell phone number.

Teresa Micheels

Teresa Micheels, Volunteer/Project Manager
Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau
Visit Louisiana’s Other Side . . . Discover Yours!
318-429-0628 or 800-551-8682, ext. 146
www.Shreveport-Bossier.org
www.ShreveportBossierFunGuide.com

Volunteers needed to help with the City of Shreveport’s MLK Basketball Tournament.

Volunteers needed to help with the City of Shreveport’s MLK Basketball Tournament.

City of Shreveport/SPAR will be hosting the 27th Annual Martin Luther King Basketball Tournament that will be showcasing 100-150 teams from Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas and Mississippi. They also have a Wheelchair Basketball Tournament League included in this event from teams from surrounding states.

Dates: Saturday February 21 and Sunday February 22

Several shifts are available during the Tournament

Location:  There will be several locations throughout Shreveport

If you are interested in helping contact for more information.
Theresa Gray-Jacobs
318-673-7815
there.jacobs@shreveportla.gov