Volunteering in NOLA
Working with your volunteer group, we’ll develop a personalized project schedule based on your skills and interests, with options ranging from continued home restoration efforts throughout New Orleans to community projects in partnership with over 80 local nonprofit organizations.
Nearly seven years after Katrina, there are still around 40,000 properties yet to be restored in the city. We’re working hard to make a difference for some of the families behind that figure, from mucking and gutting to drywalling, flooring and painting. At this point, most homes have been gutted and the work centers on rebuilding, but completely untouched houses are still encountered from time to time. Read More >>
Developed to engage a much wider spectrum of volunteer skills and abilities, community projects are divided into three categories: Human Care, Environmental and Service. Whether it’s helping out at a homeless shelter, planting trees and swamp grass in the wetlands, going on a prayer walk or engaging in one of over 50 project types, volunteers are connected with opportunities to serve others in many different ways. Read More >>