Allison Ransom 
Member since Sep 16, 2012

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Start the Adventure in Reading

The STAIR program holds regular training sessions for volunteers, who work one-on-one with lower elementary school students to develop reading and language skills. Call (504) 899-0820, email or visit to register for training.


Dinky Tao Poetry

Wednesdays, 8 p.m.

The coffeehouse hosts an open-ended poetry hour.

Neutral Ground Coffeehouse (map)
5110 Danneel St.
phone (504) 891-3381


Senior companions

The New Orleans Council on Aging seeks volunteers to assist seniors with personal and daily tasks so they can live independently. Visit or call (504) 821-4121.


Teen Life Counts

The Jewish Family Service program seeks volunteers to teach suicide prevention to middle school and high school students. Call (504) 831-8475.


Hospice Volunteers

Harmony Hospice seeks volunteers to offer companionship to patients through reading, playing cards and other activities. Call Carla Fisher at (504) 832-8111.


Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center

The center seeks part-time civil rights investigators with excellent writing skills, reliable transportation and no criminal convictions to help expose housing discrimination in the New Orleans metro area. Call (504) 717-4257 or email


Edgar Degas Foundation

The nonprofit seeks volunteers to contribute to foundation development. Call (504) 821-5009 or email


Friends of the New Orleans Public Library book sale


The group hosts sales of books, DVDs, books on tape, LPs and more. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday. Books also are sold at the Algiers Regional Library (3014 Holiday Dr., Algiers) 10 a.m. Saturday.

Latter Library (map)
5120 St. Charles Ave.
phone (504) 596-2625
Louisiana State Museum Presbytere (map)
751 Chartres St.
French Quarter
phone (504) 568-6968
"It’s Carnival Time in Louisiana," Carnival artifacts, costumes, jewelry and other items


Louisiana SPCA

The LA/SPCA seeks volunteers to work with the animals and help with special events, education and more. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old and complete an orientation to work directly with animals. Visit



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