VOLUNTEER with united way of southwest louisiana

United Way of Southwest Louisiana is committed to serving the community. If you would like to join us in meaningful service to those in need, we have many rewarding opportunities.

As congregate events and person to person contact is either prohibited or discouraged this summer 2020, we are looking for ways to engage volunteers in virtual and remote projects. Please sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date!
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IF YOU ANSWER "YES" TO ANY OF THE QUESTIONS BELOW, WE ASK YOU NOT TO REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER.

We are all doing our part to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.

  1. Have you or someone in your household traveled to an area on the CDC’s Level 3 watch
    list in the last 30 days? See the CDC’s guidelines for the most up-to-date list.
  2. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the
    CDC’s risk assessment guidance.
  3. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a fever, cough or shortness of breath. See the CDC’s symptom information.
Grocery Distribution

COVID-19

Volunteer activities during the pandemic consist of grocery distributions and feeding sites. This unprecedented event requires extra precautions and guidelines if you choose to join us.

Repairs to shelters at Vinton Homeless Veteran's Shelter

Hurricane Laura Recovery

Come one, come all, we're ready to get to work with the recovery of Southwest Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura.

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SUMMER OF Service

This program is specifically designed for ages 13 to 18. The program They will assist United Way Teams with human services projects in the community.

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VITA - Volunteer income tax assistance

Our volunteers get free IRS certification and materials in order to assist low-income, non-English speakers and senior citizen community members with free income tax preparation. No experience required!

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LITERACY KIT ASSEMBLY

Assemble Literacy Kits for Pre-K to Kindergarten students in our 5 parish area. COVID guidelines followed in our office.

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LITERACY KIT CHECKING

We like to go through the individual boxes prior to going to a school to ensure each child has an identical box. COVID guidelines followed in our office.

cORPORATE CORNERSTONEs

Our Corporate Cornerstone Companies designate their gifts to help underwrite United Way of Southwest Louisiana’s annual campaign, dues and administrative costs. With these designations, United Way of Southwest Louisiana is able to maximize the dollars donated to our campaign. 

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