Baton Rouge Partner Organizations for 2015-16 service term
LDSC member create healthy and sustainable communities through service. Members will serve with organizations to provide nutrition and fitness education, mental health resources, and provide outreach for HIV/AIDS and substance abuse prevention as well as coastal restoration.
The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana is a non-profit advocacy organization whose mission is the protection and restoration of a sustainable coastal Louisiana.
Habitat Restoration Program Assistant
Oyster Shell Recycling Program Assistant
The heart of our program is motivated by compassion for kids that are willing to work for what they get. Front Yard Bikes is a community bike shop that focuses on teaching all participants of all ages how to fix and maintain bikes. Skills that are taught and developed include mathematics, physics, and mechanics. We also promote inclusivity, mentorship, recreation, and academic achievement with all participants.
Front Yard Bike Shop Coordinator
Cultivate interfaith understanding and cooperation to reduce human suffering in Greater Baton Rouge.
The member position is to expand and broaden the impact of current Holy Grill Feeding Program (which includes Kid’s Café) beyond the serving of food. Nearly 200 people eat at the Holy Grill (plus over 100 children eat at Kid’s Café) during the course of a year and have needs beyond hunger. Over 20 faith communities serve food and could be recruited as volunteers for an expanded Holy Grill program. Part of the position is to develop ways to tell the story of Holy Grill and the Interfaith Federation (via social media, etc.).
Holy Grill Outreach Coordinator
Established in 1990 as the Baton Rouge HIV/AIDS Regional Planning Coalition and incorporated in 1995 under its current name, HAART is the largest provider of Ryan White funded services in the DHH Region Two area and one of the three largest AIDS service organizations in the state. HAART is also the largest Louisiana provider of HUD-funded housing for persons living with HIV/AIDS.
Health Connect Coordinator
Outreach and Volunteer Program Coordinator
Youth Transgender Coordinator
Family Health Coordinator
We provide support, education and advocacy to empower all individuals and families affected by sexual trauma, and engage and mobilize the community to prevent sexual violence.
To build a healthy community free from oppression and violence that fosters equality and acceptance of all its members.
Youth Development Coordinator
Baton Rouge's initiative to promote healthy eating and active living across our city. The U.S. Conference of Mayors launched The Mayors' Healthy Cities Initiative in response to America's growing obesity problem and its relationship to chronic diseases which may be prevented or lessened through regular exercise and healthy eating.
Position Descriptions coming soon!
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services helps people tackle civil legal issues for a stronger, safer, better life. SLLS is the region's first line of civil legal aid for the poor.
Outreach and Community Awareness Coordinator
The Walls Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that began as a collaborative effort in November 2012 between members of the entrepreneurial real estate and social communities in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. We intend to bridge the gap between the artistic and business communities in order to accomplish not only city beautification but also economic development in order to serve a greater social good.