Service Hour Opportunities
Friday, 31 October 2014 12:30

Louisiana Lions Club is currently recruiting High School students, ages 16+, to fill summer staff position. Junior Counselor Positions are open for student 16-17 years old. Students 18+ may apply for Senior Counselor and Activity Instructor Positions. If you are certified, you may apply for Lifeguard positions. Summer camp runs for seven weeks, new staff report on June 6. Staff contracts are for the full seven weeks, ending July 22, 2017. The first week is training and orientation for the summer staff and attendance is required.

The hours are long and the work is plentiful in a very challenging and structured environment. Those who complete their contracts will accomplish something they will never forget and can be proud of. Graduating seniors may also apply for one of ten $500.00 scholarships which are awarded at the end of the season to qualified applicants who adequately complete the camp.

To request and application, interesting students may complete the request form on the website or download the application itself at or call 1(800) 248-6567 to request one by telephone.

St. Pius X is having their annual Parish Festival on Friday, April 21st and Saturday, April 22nd. Volunteers are needed to assist in game booths, food booths, as well as set-up and pick-up. Volunteer hours are available from 4pm-11pm on Friday and 9am-9pm on Saturday.

If you are interested in volunteering, contact Ann DeRouen at (504)288-7245 or email her at to sign up.

Want to earn service hours with Jefferson Parish Recreation Department Programs for Children with Disabilities. You can help out with year round programs or work Camp Rainbow or Camp Teen Scene. Session Dates are from June 5-30, 2017 and from July 10-28, 2017. Camp activities include arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games, music, and nature projects. As a volunteer, students will play with the campers and assist them as they participate in activities.

Contact Leslie Dunn at (504)736-6999 ext. 110 for more information or to sign up.

Spina Bifida of Greater New Orleans is now accepting applications to be a counselor for Camp Friendship from July 24-28, 2017. Counselors must be high school students and be able to commit to working all 5 days of camp from 8am-4pm. Students will earn 40 hours of service. Counselor Orientation is mandatory and is help the day before camp opens at their campsite.

Applications are due by April 15th. Check out or email Jamie MacDonald, Camp Director, at for more information.

Bricolage Academy is looking for volunteers for our annual community event, New Orleans Mini Maker Faire. Volunteering at their innovation and creativity focused festival at Delgado's Student Life Center on April 21 and April 22.

You're invited to sign up to volunteer with New Orleans Mini Maker Faire, the Greatest Show (And Tell) On Earth! The fun takes place Saturday, April 22 from 10am-5pm at Delgado's Student Life Center (916 Navarre Ave) with drone racing, robotics, arts and crafts, performances, workshops and more!

We are searching for volunteers to help out with a variety of positions for the 2017 New Orleans Mini Maker Faire. In appreciation of your support, you will

  • Fulfill your service Hours
  • Receive a New Orleans Mini Maker Faire volunteer t-shirt Enjoy 2 tickets that will allow free entry into the Faire

Visit our website to sign up!

For questions and information about New Orleans Mini Maker Faire, contact Producer Amy Marquis at

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation (LPBF), is a local non-profit organization. LPBF is hosting the Lake PontchARTrain Craft Fair on April 22, 2017 from 10am to 4pm at the New Canal Lighthouse at 8001 Lakeshore Drive. We are hosting over 50 artists, crafters, and other vendors from all over the Pontchartrain Basin, and the fair will be a family-friendly event full of Earth Day festivities and educational activities. Food and drinks will be available, and admission to the fair is free.

Service Hour Opportunities are available. 40 volunteers from 8:30am until 5:30pm to help with set up, clean up, and educational activities. All volunteering will be done in two hour shifts. Clean up will be especially important because we will be hosting a wedding later that evening, and the grounds must be cleared out prior to the next event. Please note that on the sign up form, there is a space for serving drinks. No Cabrini volunteers will be needed to serve drinks, so please do not select this option.

Volunteers can sign up here.

Volunteers needed for the Annual NOMA Egg Hunt on April 1 in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden. Two shift times available: 8 am to 11:30 am and 11 am to 2 pm.
Volunteers will assist with the egg hunt as well as various activities around the garden including art activities, the petting zoo, and more.

To sign up, please email Lauren Senie:

Christ the King Parish School will be holding its annual fair on April 21, 22, and 23rd. If you would like to earn service hours by working at our fair, please sign up here. Students will report to the ticket booth and see Mrs. Lori to sign in and out and get your form signed. Sign up will be on a first come, first served basis. No more than 6 students per shift will be accepted.

Boys Hope Girls Hope of Greater New Orleans is looking for some Junior and Senior Cabrini students to come and tutor with them. General studies tutors are needed from 7 p.m to 9 p.m on either Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays, and 4 p.m to 6 p.m on either Mondays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays. Juniors who have yet to complete their service hour requirement for Senior year can use this opportunity to do so. For more information, please contact Lita Farquhar via e-mail at, or via phone at 504-484-7744.

Bruce's Legacy, a non-profit, no-kill sanctuary for abandoned and abused kittens and cats, is looking for volunteers to help with all aspects of cat and kitten care, including feeding and cleaning the enclosure. Students also have the opportunity to interact with the cats and kittens in a playful environment in order to help the socialization into an adoptable family. Service hours are available Monday through Sunday, from 9:00 a.m until 6:00 p.m. The sanctuary is not considered a hangout for students, but rather, its an atmosphere of respect, nurturing and care for God's creatures. This service hour opportunity is open to 8th and 9th graders. If you're interested in volunteering with Bruce's Legacy, please contact Rose Goodwine at 504-220-5202.