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BREC Volunteer
Volunteer BREC May
2019
Art + Dogs = Art Unleashed
Art in the Park is returning, and we need your help to make this event a success. Art Unleashed will include live music, food vendors, art exhibits, arts & crafts, dog costume contests, interactive activities and more! Volunteers are needed to assist with the activities mentioned above. Individuals and groups are encouraged to sign up. For some activities volunteers are required to be ages 21+. To sign up for this opportunity or for more information contact volunteer@brec.org.

CONTINUOUS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Park Scorecard Project
Help us grade our parks! The park scorecard project consists of going out to one or more of BREC parks and giving it a grade based on six specific components. Volunteers complete a digital survey, upload a few photos from the visit, and click submit; it's that simple. The purpose of this project is to get unbiased feedback on our parks.
This is a great opportunity for persons college aged and older or affiliated with an organization or business that are looking to earn service hours. These surveys can be completed at any time at the convenience of the volunteer. We have over 180 parks so there are many to choose from. Parks are assigned by BREC's Volunteer Manager. For more information about this opportunity contact volunteer@brec.org.

Sunset Paddle [Immediate Need]
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 Except July). 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
May 9 + May 16 (5pm - 9pm)
June 6 + June 20 (5pm - 9pm)
July 18 (5pm - 9pm)
August 8 + 22 (5pm - 9pm)
September 5 + 19 (5pm - 9pm)


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.

Movie in the Park
Reames Road Park
Saturday, May 4 (5:30 - 10pm)

Cinco de Mayo
Independence Community Park
Sunday, May 5 (2 - 6 pm)

Sunshine Social: Prom
Milton J. Womack Park
Friday, May 17(6pm - 9pm)

Art Unleashed
City-Brooks Community Park
Sunday, May 19 (2 - 6pm)

Parent/Child Summer Gala
Milton J. Womack Park Ballroom
Saturday, June 8 (6:30 - 8:30pm)


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


Event
Spotlight

Cinco De Mayo
Let's celebrate! Our annual Cinco de Mayo event celebrates Mexican culture with family friendly games and activities. Volunteers are needed to assist with registration, games, and activities. Contact volunteer@brec.org for more information.
Learn More

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.
6201 FLORIDA BLVD • BATON ROUGE LA • VOLUNTEER@BREC.ORG

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