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BREC Volunteer
Volunteer BREC March
2019
Inclusive Sports Leagues
Our inclusive sports leagues are back and better than ever! Adults and children of all abilities who want to try a new activity in a non-competitive environment will be granted a chance to do so. Sports include softball, pitch, and t-ball. Volunteers are needed to assist with coaching and game day activities. Volunteers ages 14+ are encouraged to help. Join us and The Arc of Baton Rouge for skills training on March 9th. For more information contact volunteer@brec.org.

CONTINUOUS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Sunset Paddle
Sunset Paddle is and Outdoor Adventure program that allows youth and adults with little or abundant watercraft skills to explore paddling into the beautiful south Louisiana sunset. Volunteers are needed to assist with outfitting participants, registration, event set-up and take down, and assisting participants in and out of kayaks.
This program will take place twice a month April - August. Four volunteers are needed for each month. We strongly prefer if the same four volunteers assist on both dates of each month. This is a good opportunity for a group or organization to participate in. For more information and additional dates contact volunteer@brec.org.
Milford Wampold Memorial Park
April 3 + April 25, (5pm - 9pm)

Hearts & Hooves Therapeutic Riding Program
Session 1: Monday / January 28 - March 4
Session 2: Monday / March 18 - April 22
Sessions are held every Monday at 4:30 and 6 pm. For more information contact volunteer@brec.org.


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.

Geaux Fish Catfish Rodeo
Zachary Community Park
Tuesday, March 5 (8am - 11:30am)

Leprechaun Game Night
Zachary Community Park
Friday, March 8 (6pm - 8pm)

City Park Lake Clean-Up
City-Brooks Community Park
Saturday, March 9 (9am - noon)

Inclusive Leagues Skills Training
Forest Community Park
Saturday, March 9 (8:30am - 11:30am)

Rockin at the Swamp
Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
Saturday, March 9 (9:30am - 4:30pm)

Sunshine Social: Shamrock Shuffle
Milton J. Womack Park
Friday, March 15 (6pm - 9pm)

Leprechaun Game Night
Jefferson Hwy Park
Friday, March 15 (6pm - 8pm)

Tree Planting at Wards Creek Trail
Wards Creek Trail
Saturday, March 23 (8am - 11am)

Bioblitz
Hooper Rd. Park
Friday & Saturday, April 5 + 6 (8am - 9:30 pm) (shifts available)

Community Egg Hunt
Zachary Community Park
Saturday, April 6 (10am - noon)

Zippity Zoo Fest
BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo
Saturday & Sunday, April 6 + 7 (9am - 5:30pm)

Community Egg Hunt
Forest Community Park
Saturday, April 13 (10am - noon)

Sunshine Social: Bunny Hop
Milton J. Womack Park
Thursday, April 18 (6pm - 9pm)

Pets & Paddling
Milford Wampold Memorial Park
Saturday, April 27 (7:30am - 3pm)


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.

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Event
Spotlight

Geaux Fish Catfish Rodeo
GEAUX FISHING! We will be stocking the pond with adult channel catfish and will need volunteers to assist with set-up, break-down, craft table, size judge, tackle/bait table, and registration. For more info contact volunteer@brec.org
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Rockin at the Swamp
Interested in rocks, crystals, gemstones and other earthly treasures or want to learn more about them? If so, then this is the perfect opportunity for you. Volunteers are needed to assist with a variety of activities.
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Tree Planting @ Wards Creek Trail
We are planting 400 native trees and need your help getting them in the ground! Individuals and groups are encouraged to participate.
Sign Up Now

WANT TO HELP?
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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