|Become a Volunteer|
Volunteers, both individuals and groups, are welcome and needed! At Shreveport-Bossier Community Renewal volunteers
can serve in a variety of ways. Volunteers
of all ages and backgrounds are welcome; the only requirement to be a volunteer is to have
a caring heart. Hours available for volunteer
work are flexible and dependant upon the service.
We value our volunteers and welcome individuals to contribute in areas that are within the training, talents and gifts they hold. Volunteers serve in every program operated by Shreveport-Bossier Community Renewal. We also have volunteers that perform minor home repair projects, make skirts for a dance team, assist with newsletter mail-outs, conduct presentations on specific topics and teach classes/seminars. The only requirement to volunteer is to have a caring heart.
To volunteer please fill out the volunteer form and you will be contacted
Located in five neighborhoods each Friendship House facilitates: character building
lessons/Bible study, homework, tutoring in reading and math, recreation and mentoring. Children meet Monday-Thursday following school
(3:30-5:30) and some Saturday mornings and Friday evenings.
The summer program meets from 1:30 to 4:30.
Shreveport-Bossier and extended areas the Haven House Plan consist of dedicated volunteers
committed to the process of remaking our communities by building friendships on their
blocks. The volunteer Haven House Leader learns how to restore caring
relationships among neighbors through simple yet, systematically approaches.
The We Care teams purpose is to unite people across all of societys boundaries into a cause of common commitment - helping each other. Volunteers can assist by participating in event planning, preparing mail outs, restocking cards in local businesses, setting up speaking engagements and preparing We Care material for distribution.
|Adult Renewal Academy
The Adult Renewal Program has two facets. The
Renewal Academy provides opportunities for adults in the neighborhoods served by
Friendship Houses to obtain full lives through a series of classes including GED training, parenting skills, job readiness,
health care, money management and Biblical values.
Operation: Hope (Helping Our Pupils Excel)
Operation H.O.P.E. prepares students for a college education. Enrollment is currently limited to students who
live in the neighborhoods served by the Friendship Homes and are enrolled in the SBCR
after school program. These students are
provided with a team of friends committed to helping children succeed in life.
Volunteers are always needed to assist with special events such as the: Croquet Classic, Women of SBCR Tea, Valentine Days Luncheon, Celebration of Caring, Cornerstone Luncheon, Red River Revel booth, Haven House Leaders Rally, We Care Week and a variety of other activities. Volunteers can contribute in a variety of areas.
At Shreveport-Bossier Community Renewal we are committed to provide opportunities for
students to gain practical experience serving in the community. We provide a supervised environment for
students pursuing an education in community related fields. Students considering professions in Human
Services, Church Careers, Sociology, Community Renewal, Leadership and other related
careers can complete a supervised internship and gain valuable experience.
Community Service Work for
As we work together in our communities we build relationships, as we build relationships, we build community.
Your organization is welcome to join Shreveport-Bossier Community Renewal for service work in our community. Groups can work side by side with individuals from another community and culture. Students desiring service work for school or club credit are welcome. Groups may assist in:
· Neighborhood clean-up projects
Clubs, Organizations and Youth groups should be self-sufficient, able to provide transportation and meals, but above all come with a servants attitude. For more information please contact: Lynn Bryan at 425-3222 or via email at email@example.com.
P.O. Box 4678 Shreveport, LA 71134-0678 Telephone (318)
Send E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org