If you are someone who likes to have a good time but also wants to help out in your community, then boy do I have something for you! Check out these upcoming volunteer opportunities in Lake Charles:

1. Help make the 3rd annual Louisiana Winter Beer Festival one to remember! The festival will be held on Saturday, March 4,  and you can sign up to volunteer by clicking here and choosing which cause you would like to donate your time to for your volunteer work at the Beer Fest.

Louisiana Beer Festival

2. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) Boys’ State Basketball Championships, or Marsh Madness, needs volunteers March 6-11 to usher, take tickets, host, etc. If you want to help click here. There will also be a volunteer meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at Burton Coliseum.

3. The Black Heritage Festival, March 10-11, offers many different volunteer opportunities including stage hands, ticket taking, photographers, and more. Download the volunteer form here.

Black Heritage Festival in Lake Charles

4. On March 17, 24, and 31 volunteers would be appreciated to support Live @ the Lakefront and on April 28 for this year’s Spring Art Walk. For details about how to sign up for either of these please email Jody Taylor at jodyt@artscouncilswla.org or call him at (337) 439-ARTS.

5. Help make the Southwest Louisiana Free to Breathe lung cancer run/walk a success by assisting with set up, clean up, registration or even being a cheerleader to those participating on March 25 by signing up here.

6. If you want to experience working with a professional production crew and design team April 20-23 during Lake Charles’s very own Fashion Week, then you should sign up here.

7. The Chennault International Airshow is in need of groups of volunteers to run the concession stands on April 28-30. For more information contact Marvona by email: marvona@marvona.com or phone: (812) 240-2560 or sign up here.  

Chennault International Airshow

So pick a cause, get out there, and give back to your community!