Community Service Opportunities

If you are looking to join the National Honor Society or earn volunteer hours for the Community Service Diploma Endorsement, then this site is for you.  Maybe, you want to devote your time to something that gives you purpose and meaning.  Whichever is the case, subscribe to this site for regular updates on volunteer opportunities and service - learning projects.  After subscribing, you will receive a verification email from FeedBurner Email Subscriptions.  You will need to click the link listed in the message to activate your subscription. Then, look for notifications in your inbox as updates occur.  Good luck on finding ways to serve and learn.  

Shreveport Water Works Museum: Food Trucks at the Museum

posted Nov 7, 2017, 10:17 AM by Kesha Simmons

Shreveport Water Works Museum is seeking volunteers for Food Trucks at the Museum, a day filled with food, food, food, live music, food, tours of the waterworks, fun things to buy, events for the kids, events for the adults, and food. The event is 11-3, but volunteers would be needed between 10-4.  To learn more about the event, click here.  To volunteer, contact Maria Schmelz at mmschmelz@gmail.com or 318-286-9101.

Prudential Spirit of Community Award- Deadline November 7, 2017

posted Oct 20, 2017, 9:07 AM by Kesha Simmons   [ updated Oct 24, 2017, 7:01 AM ]

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

If you have participated in community service activities over the past year, please fill out an online application at http://spirit.prudential.com by November 7, 2017. By doing so, you qualify to be nominated as Caddo Magnet High School’s top youth volunteer for state-level honors.
The school’s honoree will receive the President’s Volunteer Service Award and will become eligible to win an unrestricted award of $1000 or more, a beautifully engraved medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C., next spring for four days of special recognition events.
 In addition, Caddo Magnet High School will recognize top applicants for their volunteer service by presenting them with Prudential Spirit of Community Award certificates.
 If you have questions regarding Prudential Spirit of Community Award, please email Ms. Simmons @ kmsimmons@caddoschools.org.

Providence House Youth Advisory Council (YAC)

posted Oct 19, 2017, 11:17 AM by Kesha Simmons   [ updated Oct 24, 2017, 6:59 AM ]

Providence House is looking for energetic, service minded youth leaders to participate in their Youth Advisory Council (YAC).  YAC members will learn about board administration, service, fundraising, and philanthropy by being engaged with all activities of the agency.  You will receive training on efforts to break the homeless cycle and how to enjoy a lifetime of community service.

The application and guidelines for participating in YAC are listed below.   The application must be submitted no later than Friday, October 27, 2017.  Information can be submitted by:

Email: mhosey@theprovidencehouse.com

Fax: 318-221-7881

Mail:  814 Cotton Street, Shreveport, LA 71101  Attn: Meagan Hosey

All applicants will be notified via e-mail or phone call no later than Friday, November 3, 2017.  The first meeting is scheduled for Sunday, November 12, 2017, at 2 pm (Rhino Coffee- 721 Southfield Road).

Should you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to call Meagan Hosey at (318) 221-7887.

Join the Providence House in helping to break the homeless cycle one family at a time!

Application Packet

YAC Application 2017

YAC Guidelines 2017



Riverside Elementary Fall Festival

posted Sep 29, 2017, 11:32 AM by Kesha Simmons

Riverside Elementary is having our annual fall festival October 24 (Tuesday) from 4:30-7:30.  We desperately need some help from some wonderful high school students to help sell candy, man jumpy houses, etc.  The festival is a lot of fun and cannot be a success without help from you all.  If you are interested in helping, please contact Emily Claycomb at 318-518-7960.  

AC Steere Fall Carnival

posted Sep 29, 2017, 11:24 AM by Kesha Simmons   [ updated Sep 29, 2017, 11:26 AM ]

AC Steere is looking for high school students that need volunteer hours to work their fall carnival October 26th 4:30-8:30. They'll need help with set up, games, bounce houses, and cleanup. Please let us know if you have anyone who would be interested. Contact Karen Bergren at 318-617-2127, for more information.  

The Providence House

posted Sep 29, 2017, 11:16 AM by Kesha Simmons   [ updated Sep 29, 2017, 11:23 AM ]

Get Involved…  At Providence House, depends on  volunteers to support their families, their events, and an array of projects and services throughout the year. We are invited  to help “break the homeless cycle one family at a time” . . . with the gift of our time, talent & energy!  All opportunities are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, unless noted otherwise.

Serve-a- Meal
We served approximately 50,000 meals in 2016. You can provide a meal for our families or you can serve the meal we prepare. Seven Days a week. Lunch is served at noon and dinner is served at 4:45 pm weekdays and 4:30 pm on weekends.

Tutor a School Age Child
Assist our school age children with their homework (not necessary to be a teacher) on Monday afternoons, 4 pm - 4:45 pm. Each student is on a different level, and tutors give them the individualized attention they need to succeed.

Organizing Donations and Supplies
Help keep these items organized as they are received.

Cleaning Services
Providence House residents are responsible for keeping the facility clean, but from time to time we need a little extra help with the major projects like cleaning the floors, dusting the blinds, and cleaning the windows.

Host a Supply Drive for MUCH needed items such as: 
Diapers, all sizes/ Baby wipes Lysol Disinfectant Spray/Lysol Wipes
Paper Towels/Toilet Paper/Tissue
Trash Bags -13, 30 and 55 Gallon
Laundry Detergent (powder)/ Bleach
60W Light Bulbs
Pine Sol/Fabuloso floor cleaner
Deodorant/Shampoo/Conditioner
Bath towels/ Pillow
Feminine Hygiene Products


814 Cotton Street, Shreveport, LA 71101 318-221-7887

The Renzi Center

posted Sep 29, 2017, 11:12 AM by Kesha Simmons

After-School academic and art assistance needed. Volunteers would assist instructors with activities and class management. Monday-Thursday 3:30-5:45 P.M. Starting date: Aug.21. High school age and above. For more information contact  Hillary Frazier at hillary@renzicenter.org or 318.222.1414

The American Rose Society

posted Sep 29, 2017, 11:11 AM by Kesha Simmons

The American Rose Society is looking for volunteers to be garden docents, help conduct tours, and weed the flower beds.  Please contact Jon Corkern at jon@rose.org or 318.938.5402

Northwest Louisiana Food Bank

posted Sep 29, 2017, 11:10 AM by Kesha Simmons

Come volunteer at our Fall Fundraiser at the Red River Revel September 30-October 7. Join us at the clay pot painting tent located in the children's area. It's a great opportunity if you need service hours or to get the whole family involved!  Contact Meg Coleman at development@foodbanknla.org or 318-675-2400

HOPE Connections

posted Sep 29, 2017, 11:09 AM by Kesha Simmons

HOPE Connections is looking for volunteers to manage donations and complete landscaping, maintenance/repair, and janitorial tasks.  Contact Michelle Cheatham at mcheatham@nwlahope.org or 318.670.4591

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