Volunteers of America North Louisiana

Volunteers of America North Louisiana is a faith-based ministry of service providing opportunity, promoting dignity and inspiring change in all who who find their way us.

Volunteers of America of North and Central Louisiana is a locally-governed and locally-managed affiliate of one of the nation's oldest, largest and most diversified faith-based charities. Our national organization has more than 115 years of experience and service with a mission to "reach and uplift" the American people. Today, we touch the lives of thousands in need. We help everyone from inner-ci

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01/03/2022

It’s 2022 and here’s our Hope Begins Here tour schedule! Make a New Years resolution to join us for a tour the first Wednesday of every month at 11 a.m.

Our unique program tours are free, one hour or less, and open to the community. Learn what we do, how we do it, and why this ministry of work is touching so many lives.

Visit our website at https://voanorthla.org to RSVP for the Visions of Hope VIRTUAL tour this Wednesday! #voawhy

It’s 2022 and here’s our Hope Begins Here tour schedule! Make a New Years resolution to join us for a tour the first Wednesday of every month at 11 a.m.

Our unique program tours are free, one hour or less, and open to the community. Learn what we do, how we do it, and why this ministry of work is touching so many lives.

Visit our website at https://voanorthla.org to RSVP for the Visions of Hope VIRTUAL tour this Wednesday! #voawhy

12/31/2021

Cheers for Chuck Dance Party!

Let’s all dance into 2022 like Chuck is dancing into retirement!

Happy New Year! 🎊

#voawhy

12/30/2021

Congratulations to our Cheers for Chuck award winners who made this wonderful day so special!

Team Shirts won the Most Spirited with almost 60 votes on social media - awesome job! 🎉❤️💙

#voawhy

Congratulations to our Cheers for Chuck award winners who made this wonderful day so special!

Team Shirts won the Most Spirited with almost 60 votes on social media - awesome job! 🎉❤️💙

#voawhy

Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/29/2021

Our direct care staff recently enjoyed a nice catered box lunch courtesy of United Health! A special thank you to Taffy Devers, who helped organize it all and deliver 200 lunches!! So wonderful🤩

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12/25/2021

On behalf of those we serve, thank you for making this a very merry Christmas! 🎄✨ Wishing you a wonderful day!

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On behalf of those we serve, thank you for making this a very merry Christmas! 🎄✨ Wishing you a wonderful day!

#voawhy

Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/24/2021

Thank you to the parishioners at St. Joseph Catholic Church for providing angel tree presents to around 250 adults we serve in our programs and residential facilities.❤️

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Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/23/2021

The wonderful Burns family hosting their annual Corbitt Lodge Christmas party! Thank you for bringing joy to the residents every year and sharing God’s love in our community! ✨

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Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/23/2021

Oh what fun! Enjoy these pictures from our Behavioral Health Christmas party 🎉

** our offices are closed today and tomorrow, so staff may enjoy the Christmas holidays with their loved ones **

#voawhy

Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/22/2021

Santa! All smiles at our Bossier LightHouse Christmas party!

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Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/22/2021

A gift 💝 that’s what BancorpSouth bank is to those we serve. From donating money to our Bossier City LightHouse to hosting a Christmas party at South Pointe Place, you are a blessing this holiday season!!

BancorpSouth Bank

BancorpSouth

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Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/21/2021

Pictures from our LightHouse Christmas party at Broadmoor Stem Academy! 🎄💚🎄

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Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/21/2021

Lots of reindeer games, toys, and fun at the Travis St. LightHouse Christmas party hosted by Brammer Engineering Inc!
THANK YOU!!🎄❤️

#voawhy

Careers - Volunteers of America 12/21/2021

Careers - Volunteers of America

Here is the link to our CEO position. Applications are being accepted until January 3, 2022!

https://voanorthla.org/careers/

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Careers - Volunteers of America Thank you for your interest in a career with Volunteers of America North Louisiana. We are always happy to hear from people who can help us fulfill our mission of “uplifting all people.” For more information, contact Human Resources Director, Kyra Ebarb, at [email protected] of...

Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/20/2021

Thank you Specialists Hospital Shreveport physicians and friends for bringing joy to our LightHouse Teen Club! They generously gave all 19 students a gift card to Target and Johnny’s Pizza! 🎄🤩🍕

#voawhy

Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/17/2021

Our volunteers and donors, Jon and Tonya Katz, along with their friends hosted a Christmas party at Safe Haven, our shelter for formerly homeless veterans. 🎄💚

Every resident left with a huge backpack filled with necessities, winter clothing, and more. Thank you for making sure each veteran feels appreciated and loved!
#voawhy @tonyakatz

Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/16/2021

All smiles while playing the Saran Wrap game at the Fair Park Preparatory Academy’s LightHouse Christmas party hosted by our amazing Accounting staff!

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Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/15/2021

Our Greenwood Lodge residents enjoyed the most wonderful and heartfelt Christmas party last night, including an epic karaoke singalong, thanks to our friends from the First United Methodist Church Shreveport Faith, Fellowship & Friends Sunday School class! 🎄❤️

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Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/14/2021

A fun and festive Christmas party at the McAdoo today thanks to friends at the Blanchard Walker O'Quin & Roberts, A Professional Law Corporation law firm! Our residents enjoyed pizza, presents, and a visit from The Grinch! 💚🎄❤️

#voawhy

12/13/2021

The voting is now CLOSED!
Announcing winners soon🎉

Comment below to VOTE for ONE of these teams to win the OVERALL MOST SPIRITED AWARD from our Cheers for Chuck event last week!

Team Shirts 💙
Team Toast 🥂
Team Bubbles 🤍
Team Dance ❤️

Winner will be announced Tuesday (12/14) close of business! #voawhy

Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/11/2021

The 11th annual Shop with a Doc! Thank you to the physicians and staff at Specialists Hospital Shreveport, Ortheopedic Specialist of Louisiana, Pain Care of Louisiana, Spine Institute of Louisiana, Medical Center Anesthesiologist, Dr. Guthikonda and sons, The Mac Ledbetter Family, & Danelle Ware for providing a once in a lifetime shopping experience for 52 LightHouse children!!

A special thanks to Target Store Shreveport for packing food boxes for each child and all your hard work, and Ivan Smith Furniture for sending Santa’s sleigh, aka a moving truck, to transport presents and food boxes!

💚💚💚💚💚
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Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/10/2021

Thank you to Jon and Tonya Katz, and The Purple Guys, for hosting a holiday dinner at our Veterans Transitional Living Facility this week. Everyone left with a full stomach and heart! ♥️

#voawhy @tonyakatz

Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/09/2021

Cheers for Chuck: Part Three!

Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/09/2021

Cheers for Chuck: Part Two!

Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/09/2021

Cheers for Chuck: Part One!

Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/09/2021

Time flies when you’re having fun! Chuck and his family are ready to see everyone today at his drive-thru celebration! Come by anytime between 11:30 am - 1 pm! 🎉

South Pointe Place
1133 South Pointe Pkwy
Shreveport, Louisiana

#thenandnow #voawhy
Chuck Meehan Frannie Meehan Powers

Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/08/2021

Special thank you to the Southfield School Cheerleaders for sponsoring a really fun Christmas party at our Westwood Elementary LightHouse!

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12/08/2021

A couple of “Mr. Shreveport” men whose lives connected at the right moment to change the lives of many in our community!

If you’ve ever heard Chuck’s visionary remarks, you will always hear him speak about our ministry of service known as a “church without walls” thanks to Dr. Don Webb.

Forever grateful for Chuck and Dr. Webb’s gifts of compassion, leadership, and service to those who find their way to Volunteers of America❤️

#thenandnow #voawhy

A couple of “Mr. Shreveport” men whose lives connected at the right moment to change the lives of many in our community!

If you’ve ever heard Chuck’s visionary remarks, you will always hear him speak about our ministry of service known as a “church without walls” thanks to Dr. Don Webb.

Forever grateful for Chuck and Dr. Webb’s gifts of compassion, leadership, and service to those who find their way to Volunteers of America❤️

#thenandnow #voawhy

12/07/2021

Give JOY🎄grab your coworkers or friends to host a holiday party for one of our remaining Lighthouse sites that still need a sponsor. The party can be in person or you can drop off a party-in-a-bag and we’ll handle the rest! Here are the school sites, # of students enrolled, and suggested date & time.

🎄Atkins Elementary: 22 students. This Thurs., Dec. 9th @ 4 pm!

🎄Booker T. Washington High School: 25 students. This Thurs., Dec. 9th @ 4 pm!

🎄Broadmoor Stem Academy: 55 students. Next Tuesday (12/14), Wednesday (12/15) or Thursday (12/16) @ 4 pm!

🎄J.S. Clark Elementary: 22 students. This Thurs., Dec. 9th @ 4 pm!

Contact [email protected] 🎄

#voawhy

Give JOY🎄grab your coworkers or friends to host a holiday party for one of our remaining Lighthouse sites that still need a sponsor. The party can be in person or you can drop off a party-in-a-bag and we’ll handle the rest! Here are the school sites, # of students enrolled, and suggested date & time.

🎄Atkins Elementary: 22 students. This Thurs., Dec. 9th @ 4 pm!

🎄Booker T. Washington High School: 25 students. This Thurs., Dec. 9th @ 4 pm!

🎄Broadmoor Stem Academy: 55 students. Next Tuesday (12/14), Wednesday (12/15) or Thursday (12/16) @ 4 pm!

🎄J.S. Clark Elementary: 22 students. This Thurs., Dec. 9th @ 4 pm!

Contact [email protected] 🎄

#voawhy

12/07/2021

One of Chuck’s first and most successful milestones in his career happened when the LightHouse merged with Volunteers of America on July 17, 1989.

Today, the LightHouse is one of our largest programs serving hundreds of students annually with academic, social, and emotional support. LightHouse graduates are now pharmacists, teachers, graphic designers, nursing assistants, medical technicians, mechanics, fashion retailers, and much more!

#thenandnow #voawhy

One of Chuck’s first and most successful milestones in his career happened when the LightHouse merged with Volunteers of America on July 17, 1989.

Today, the LightHouse is one of our largest programs serving hundreds of students annually with academic, social, and emotional support. LightHouse graduates are now pharmacists, teachers, graphic designers, nursing assistants, medical technicians, mechanics, fashion retailers, and much more!

#thenandnow #voawhy

12/07/2021

🎄If you’re looking for a fun activity for your family or you want to start a new holiday tradition, then you need this year’s Caring Gifts angel ornament!

⭐️Make a donation to support those in need and in return, we will send this beautiful, biodegradable angel ornament containing basil 🌿 seeds to you or anyone on your holiday shopping list. Visit https://voanorthla.org/caringgifts/ to make a donation TODAY!

🎄If you’re looking for a fun activity for your family or you want to start a new holiday tradition, then you need this year’s Caring Gifts angel ornament!

⭐️Make a donation to support those in need and in return, we will send this beautiful, biodegradable angel ornament containing basil 🌿 seeds to you or anyone on your holiday shopping list. Visit https://voanorthla.org/caringgifts/ to make a donation TODAY!

12/06/2021

Leading up to Chuck’s drive-thru retirement party on Thursday and celebrating his 33 years of service, we want to walk down memory lane together this week! Here is our first #thenandnow post. Enjoy!

Leading up to Chuck’s drive-thru retirement party on Thursday and celebrating his 33 years of service, we want to walk down memory lane together this week! Here is our first #thenandnow post. Enjoy!

Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 12/02/2021

🎉one week away!

Cheers for Chuck is next Thursday, December 9th! Y’all plan to bring the CHEER and you may be one of our lucky award winners. Chuck is ready to see everyone and we can’t wait to celebrate his 33-year legacy in a BIG WAY!

#voawhy

12/02/2021

Congratulations to our LightHouse shining star Miss Janya Brown! She has been chosen as the Westwood Elementary School 2021-2022 Student of the Year. Janya has been with the LightHouse program since the 3rd grade when it first started on Westwood’s campus. She is currently in the 5th grade. So proud! ⭐️ Westwood Elementary "The Ranch"

Congratulations to our LightHouse shining star Miss Janya Brown! She has been chosen as the Westwood Elementary School 2021-2022 Student of the Year. Janya has been with the LightHouse program since the 3rd grade when it first started on Westwood’s campus. She is currently in the 5th grade. So proud! ⭐️ Westwood Elementary "The Ranch"

12/01/2021

A peek inside Caring Gifts workshop!

Santa’s Caring Gifts workshop 🎅 it’s December 1 and we’ve already sent 1,308 angels!! Don’t wait to send us your list.

https://voanorthla.org/caringgifts

Photos from Volunteers of America North Louisiana's post 11/30/2021

Give an Angel! 🎁 Make a Caring Gifts donation and in return, we will send to you or anyone on your holiday shopping list a beautiful, handmade angel ornament.

This year’s angel is made from recycled and biodegradable fibers containing basil seeds. After you plant it, this angel will grow delicious herb plant.

Continue your holiday tradition or start a new one today by visiting https://voanorthla.org/caringgifts/

#voawhy

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