Monday, September 20, 2021

Pumpkin Patch at Provenance in search of volunteers!

 The Pumpkin Patch at Provenance runs for the month of October with various activities aimed mostly towards kids with some adult activities thrown in for fun. We are looking for a few volunteers for face painting, reading a story, craft activities, etc. for a few hours maybe once or twice in October. Volunteers will receive a pumpkin or two for their time. 

Volunteers needed on: 

Saturday, September 25

10a – TBD – three slots available – Pumpkin unloading

Sunday, September 26

10a – TBD – three slots available – Pumpkin unloading

Sunday, October 3

1:00p – 3:00p – three slots available

3:00p – 5:00p – three slots available

Saturday, October 9

10:30a – 12:30pm – three slots available

1:00p – 3:00p – three slots available

Sunday, October 10

1:00p – 3:00p – three slots available

3:00p – 5:00p – three slots available

Sunday, October 17

1:00p – 3:00p – three slots available

3:00p – 5:00p – three slots available

Sunday, October 24

1:00p – 3:00p – three slots available

3:00p – 5:00p – three slots available

 

If any of the volunteers would like to submit ideas for activities they would like to lead, they are welcome to do so.


To sign up contact Lisa Cameron at Lisa.cameron@lsus.edu or by phone (318) 797-5054

Thursday, September 16, 2021

History of the Ark-La-Tex Festival Volunteers needed!

 The History of the Ark-La-Tex (HARK) is sponsoring two children's booths at the Red River Revel and are in need of voulnteers like you! Volunteers will be working with high schoolers and young children. They will need 1-2 volunteers per shift to supervise. 

If you are interested in volunteering, contact Julie Stackhaus at jstackhaus2012@gmail.com or by clicking this link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NuDaalnsqAGgKdkSs0hy724IriAH9BbL-0XMpd1HeBg/edit?usp=sharing

Friday, September 3, 2021

Prize Fest Volunteers Needed!

 Volunteering at Prize Fest is a unique opportunity for LSUS students to plug into this one-of-a-kind art festivals (the largest in the south) and meet community members engaged in and excited about the city's arts-and-culture scene. Prize Fest is a two-weekend-long celebration of the art of film, music, fashion, comedy, and food drawing artists from across the country to downtown Shreveport. Volunteering at the Festival is an invaluable opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at the workings of a large arts festival, and should be of interest to anyone curious about the art world or interested in getting more plugged into the cultural scene here in town.

Prize Fest volunteers get free admission to all film prize and music prize events, as well as prize swag and snacks throughout your shift. We are seeking volunteers for all shifts and are willing to pay $5/hour to anyone who volunteers on behalf of LSUS!

Due to Covid-19 rigorous measures have been put in place to ensure this year's festival is safe for all, requiring proof of vaccination or a within 72 hours negative covid test before arrival at any event. 

Volunteers must meet the safety requirements listed above as well as be 16 years or older! 

Requirements:

·  Sign up here: https://prizefest.com/volunteer/

·  Volunteers under the age of 18 must receive consent from their legal guardian

·  You will receive a virtual training that gives you the rundown of everything you need to know about volunteering at the festival. No experience needed! 

·  Please do not sign up for the "Projectionist" role or for the "Food Prize Come and Get It" event on October 1.Other than that, it's all up for grabs!

·  All volunteers receive a Prize T-shirt, snacks and drinks galore throughout their shifts, and free admission to all Film Prize and Music Prize.

·  Like festival attendees, all volunteers must be ready to provide proof of vaccination or a within-72-hours negative Covid test taken before arrival at shifts.You don't have to give us this information at sign-up (though you can), but you should be ready to provide it when you arrive at your shift. 

Thursday, September 2, 2021

The Arc Caddo-Bossier's GREAT Program volunteers needed!

 The Arc Caddo-Bossier is a nonprofit that benefits the GREAT Program. Volunteers would work with horses to help people with disabilities and special needs. Anyone 14 years old and older are eligible to volunteer. No horse experience required. 

For more information contact lthigpen@thearccaddobossier.org or by phone (318)938-9166


Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Fill the Bus volunteers needed!

 Fill the Bus is a project where United Way of Northwest Louisiana Partners with local grocery stores to have an in-person school supply drive! School busses on site will be filled with essential supplies which will make a huge impact on the success of local students and teachers this year. 

Volunteers are needed during the weekend to help pass out flyers, receive donations, and transport donations onto the bus. 

For more information, reach out to the Community Engagement Coordinator Harper McKnight at volunteer@unitedwaynmla.org. 

Sign up here: https://unitedwaynwla.org/get-involved/ 

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Volunteers Needed for Activities at The Glen

 The Glen is an assisted living home looking for volunteers who like to have fun to make the lives of the residents more enjoyable. The residents have a joy for life and want to share it with others through activities, games, parties and more. 

Volunteers must be 18 or older and fully vaccinated for Covid-19. 

Below is a list of areas where volunteers are needed:

  • Calling Bingo  
  • Leading a Monthly Book Club 
  • Reviewing a book once a month 
  • Teaching a Craft or other hobby 
  • Interesting talks or demonstrations  
  • Helping people research their genealogy   
  • Teaching cornhole and overseeing the games 
  • Exercise for seniors – certified instructor   
  • Bean Bag Baseball – pick up bean bags  
  • Party committee - planning, set up, helping during party and take down 
  • Or if you have an idea for another fun or interesting activity

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Teresa Micheels at TeresaDay_4@hotmail.com

Thursday, May 20, 2021

United Way seeking interns!

 United Way of Northwest Louisiana has two openings for Donor Relations interns. They are looking for two dynamic team members who will be available 20 hours per week June 28th through December 17th. This paid internship will pay $1,000 per month with an additional $1,000 per month in local reimbursement. They will be accepting applications through June 2nd. Here is the job description and link to apply: https://unitedwaynorthwestla.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=6