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BREC Volunteer
Volunteer BREC October
Happy Halloween! It's almost time to pull out those costumes and enjoy some Halloween festivities. Need something fun to do? Join us at our October events listed below. Choose a theme and host a spooky scene or be a zombie for a night at our Zombie 5K Run at Forest Community Park. We have several upcoming volunteer opportunities available and a variety of events! Individuals, businesses, groups, clubs, Greek organizations and more are encouraged to participate. For more details about these events or to sign up to volunteer visit brec.org/volunteer.

Hearts & Hooves Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program
Orientation - September 8 / 9-noon
Session 1: Mondays / September 10-October 25
Session 2: Mondays / October 29-December 3
Class Times: 4:30 & 6pm

Youth Athletics Coaching
Interested in sports? We are always on the lookout for coaches for our youth athletic leagues. Qualified applicants must be at least 21 years of age. Sign up today! For more information please contact athletics@brec.org or 225-273-6403.

NEW Volunteer Opportunities
Looking to volunteer in the upcoming months? Check out the events below and click the titles for more info. Contact our volunteer coordinator at volunteer@brec.org to sign up for any of the events listed below.

Brew at the Zoo
BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo
Friday, October 5 (7 - 10 p.m.)

Greenwood Community Park
Thursday, October 11 + Friday, October 12 (5:30 - 8:30 p.m.)

Swamp Haunted Hikes
Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
Friday, October 12 + 19 + 26 (6 - 9 p.m.)

Sunshine Social: Spooktacular Dracula
Milton J. Womack Park
Friday, October 19 (6 - 9 p.m.)

Trick and Treat Dog Costume Pawty
Forest Community Dog Park
Friday, October 19 (6 - 9 p.m.)

Farr Park Open House & Student Horse Show
Farr Park Equestrian Center
Saturday, October 20 (10 a.m. - noon)

Boo at the Zoo
BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo
Friday, October 20 + Saturday, October 21 (9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Forest Community Park
Friday, October 26 + Saturday, October 27 (5:30 - 8:30 p.m.)

Boo at the Zoo
BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo
Friday, October 27 + Saturday, October 28 (9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Zombie 5k Fun Run
Forest Community Park
Saturday, October 27 (5 - 6 p.m.)

Halloween Boo Bash
Gus Young Park
Wednesday, October 31 (6 - 8 p.m.)

Howell-O-Ween Night
Howell Community Park
Wednesday, October 31 (6 - 8 p.m.)

How are we doing?
Our volunteers are a vital part of everything we do! Therefore, we value your opinion and feedback about your experience with BREC! Take a minute to take the volunteer survey and let us know how we are doing.

Click here to take the survey

Volunteer Spotlight

Swamp Haunted Hikes

Bluebonnet Swamp's Haunted Hikes are designed especially for children! There will be games, spooky story time, graveyard maze, arts & crafts, face painting and more. Volunteers are needed to assist at various stations. To sign up or for more information click the links below:

October 12

October 19

October 26


Choose a theme and host a spooky scene, be a zombie for a night, or help with games at our children's village. We have several volunteer opportunities at our BREC-A-Boo events so sign-up today! For more information contact volunteer@brec.org.

For more information about signing up for any of these volunteer opportunities, email the volunteer manager at volunteer@brec.org, or call (225) 272-9200, ext.446. Keep updated on BREC volunteer opportunities by checking out our volunteer page at brec.org/volunteer. And be sure to follow us on Facebook at Facebook.com/VolunteerBREC
Volunteers serving 30 or more hours with BREC in a calendar year may qualify for a $500 state income tax deduction.

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