Check out our New Orleans Partner Organizations for 2015-2016!
Click on the logo to go the organization's website and click on the position title to pull up a full position description.
Corps Member Applications will be accepted after July 5th but will be wait-listed. But check out our newest partner, Community Works!
LDSC members 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 .
Bard's Early College in New Orleans Program is a unique approach to Early College education, extending the academic resources of the college directly into a public high school.
Through partnerships with public high schools across New Orleans, the Early College Program offers tuition-free, Bard accredited coursework to ambitious high school juniors and seniors who face obstacles to higher education.
Student Services Development Coordinator
Program Evaluation and Data Management Coordinator
The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana is a non-profit organization whose mission is to drive bold, science-based action to rebuild Coastal Louisiana through outreach, restoration and advocacy.
SOC Program Development Assistant
The New Orleans Food Literacy Initiative has launched and is in the pilot year. The Cookbook Project is training and supporting 40 amazing individuals, working in their communities with organizations around the city. AmeriCorps, A’s and Aces, Hollygrove Market, Youth Run Nola, KIPP Charter Schools, The Boys and Girls Club, Oldways, Wilson Charter School, Pentecost Baptist Church, Akili Academy, and Renew School are all participating, and have programs launching in 2015 to build food literacy and cooking skills!
Program Development Coordinator
Community Works of Louisiana is dedicated to building a community of healthy and creative learners through programs that integrate arts, recreation, and educational support.
Community Works Louisiana Corps Member
ESYNOLA works to empower generations of New Orleans children to build and maintain healthy relationships with food, the natural world, themselves and their community.
Arthur Ashe Garden Program Development Coordinator
Phillis Wheatley Community School Garden Program Coordinator
Samuel Green Teaching Kitchen Program Development Coordinator
The Root Studio Garden, is an outdoor learning center for both NOCCA’s students and the community. The Root Studio Garden will provide an outdoor classroom, a produce source for NOCCA’s Culinary Arts department and a source of fresh food, flowers and value added products for the neighborhood.
Program Outreach Coordinator
BreakOUT! fights the criminalization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth who are directly impacted by the criminal or juvenile justice system in New Orleans. We affect concrete policy changes to build a safer and more just New Orleans.
We build on the rich cultural tradition of resistance in the South to build the power of LGBTQ youth through youth organizing, healing justice, and leadership development programs.
BreakOUT! has had a wonderful turn of events and will be directing resources to full time staff this year so will not have corps members this year. We wish them all the best and hope to be back in the future!
We believe New Orleans can be the first city in America where every child goes to a great school.
Extra-Curricular Programs Volunteer Coordinator
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.
Volunteer and Social Media Coordinator
The mission of the Orleans Public Defenders Office is to provide each eligible client with client-centered legal representation of the highest quality – zealous, conscientious, caring, professional, ethical and skilled – whether in criminal, juvenile or municipal/traffic court.
3 Program Outreach and Community Awareness Coordinators
Program Development Coordinator
Project Ishmael is a small immigration legal clinic for children located in First Grace United Methodist Church (www.FirstGraceUMC.org) in Mid City New Orleans. Our 3 main goals are:
1) to meet some of the immigration legal needs of children in New Orleans through direct representation and education,
2) to coordinate volunteer attorneys to help meet the diverse legal needs of women and children who currently live at Hagar's House, and
3) to challenge systemic injustices that allow children and their families to be separated, harassed, deported or incarcerated based on skin color or immigration status.
Propeller is a New Orleans-based nonprofit organization that helps launch social and environmental ventures to address local challenges.
Data and Communications 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.
Community Outreach and Engagement Coordinator
Work Hard. Be Kind. Be Better.
The mission of Andrew H. Wilson Charter School is to provide a challenging, enriching, and meaningful curriculum that educates, nurtures, and
respects the individual student and the diverse community of learners in an environment that is safe and conducive to learning. We believe in providing
students with the tools necessary to meet high academic expectations and achieve academic success, thus building the skills and confidence needed to become intelligent, ethical, responsible, and civic-minded adults.
Food and Garden Education Coordinator
Youth Rebuilding New Orleans engages local youth in the recovery and rebirth of the New Orleans area. Volunteers help reduce blight by rebuilding distressed and foreclosed homes. The finished homes are sold to teachers to stabilize neighborhoods and positively impact the education system.
2 Youth Engagement Coordinators
1 Volunteer Coordinator