Louisiana Department of Health, Volunteers of America and Louisiana United Way have announced a new volunteer opportunity.
They are looking for volunteer Runners to help Resource Coordinators STATEWIDE to assist in the continued care of COVID positive patients at home once they have been put in a 14 day quarantine by contact tracers. The goal of this position is to be available to pickup and deliver immediate needs, such as groceries and medication, to a COVID positive, quarantined individual at home. Runners are needed in all 64 parishes and all 9 Regions of the state. You must have a personal vehicle and valid driver’s license to participate in the opportunity. Please note: all deliveries will be contactless.
Volunteers are needed ASAP. They currently require volunteer Runners in multiple parish areas in the state. This volunteer opportunity will run through December 2020 unless otherwise stated.
Use the link below to sign up to volunteer. Once you sign up, you will be contacted shortly via email with more detailed instructions as well as an introduction to a Regional Coordinator who will coordinate with you on pickups and deliveries in your area.
Sign Up Link: https://bit.ly/covidcarevolunteer
If you have any questions or concerns please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers who have performed volunteer duties of any kind with any organization are asked to please visit COVID-19lavolunteers.org to complete a survey about your volunteer experience. You may also share your experience on the COVID-19lavolunteers Facebook page and use the hashtag #LAChallengeAccepted when sharing on social media.