About NORD Volunteers
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.
NORD 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
NORD Volunteer Coach requirements:
Tackle and Flag Football
Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Softball, Track & Field, Volleyball
To express your interest in volunteer opportunities, please complete the form below, and NORD staff will contact you as soon as possible.