Volunteering With NORD

People volunteer because they understand that it is important to actively contribute to their community.  Becoming a viable, contributing member of the community is one way to have a positive impact on many lives. Acquire valuable skills, discover hidden talents, and meet new people through volunteering. Registered volunteers who contribute 30 hours or more during a tax year qualify for a $500 Louisiana State Income Tax deduction. NORD offers four types of volunteers: Athletic Volunteers, Rec Center Volunteers, Special Event Volunteers, and Volunteer Groups.

Rec Center: There are short-term and long-term volunteer opportunities in our recreation centers. Opportunities include but are not limited to administrative assistance, program instructing, and program assistance.

Special Events: Volunteers are needed throughout the year to assist with seasonal, or one-time special events.

Athletic Volunteer: Volunteer coaches serve as positive role models for our youth athletics participants and are needed year-round. Assistance is also needed for game operations.

Volunteer Groups: Community members, organizations, or organized groups of 5 or more are welcome to spearhead a specific volunteer project, program, or assist with special events.

Volunteer Requirements:

  • At least 13 years of age at the start of the volunteer assignment
  • Complete a volunteer application 
  • Submit a criminal background check, clearance from other parishes if required
  • Willingness to adhere to written description of responsibilities for each position or assignment
  • Ability to serve the community in a respectful, informative manner

Volunteer Coach requirements:

Tackle and Flag Football

Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Softball, Track & Field, Volleyball

Volunteer today!

To express your interest in volunteer opportunities, please complete the form below, and NORD staff will contact you as soon as possible.

In which area would you like to volunteer? *

Area of interest: team athletics

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