Are you looking to give back to your community? BREC needs volunteers to fulfill our mission of providing park and recreational opportunities for all residents of East Baton Rouge Parish. With a range of facilities and programs, BREC has a volunteer opportunity for everyone.
In keeping with our intent to provide the best possible services, we undergo a thorough volunteer screening process. As a result, we require volunteers to fill out an application and consent to a background check.
Registered volunteers who contribute 30 or more hours during a tax year and complete ethics training qualify for a $500 Louisiana State Income Tax deduction.
Download all official BREC Volunteer forms here.
- BREC Volunteer Manual
- Volunteer Application
- Monthly Volunteer Time Sheet
- Annual Volunteer Time Sheet
Sign Up for Volunteer Opportunities today!
Check out all of our volunteer opportunities and sign up at the link below!
Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities
For upcoming volunteer opportunities at BREC events & programs, see the volunteer event calendar below or contact our volunteer department at email@example.com or 225-272-9200 ext 446.
Group Volunteer Opportunities
Looking for a way to give back to the community with your school, church, office or other group? Check out our group volunteer opportunities and sign up today to start planning your group volunteer project.
Tell Us How We're Doing
Have you volunteered with BREC? How did you learn about volunteer opportunities? Did you enjoy your volunteer experience? Let us know! Take the Volunteer BREC Survey today.
Follow the links below to download past monthly volunteer newsletters and learn about all of the important work our volunteers do.
Upcoming Volunteer Events
Hearts & Hooves Therapeutic Riding Program
Riders aged 6 and up with physical, mental, and social disabilities participate in a six-week session of riding lessons tailored to their needs. Riders enjoy a one hour class on horseback learning stretching exercises, basic equitation and games.
Join us at the University Lakes for an evening paddling under the setting sun. This is a great way to start your weekend and enjoy the beauty and serenity of this water area.
Through partnership with Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge, BREC is able to offer themed, monthly socials for adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities and their friends and family. There will be a disc jockey, snacks, door prizes, socialization and fun.
Do you want to experience more than Cajun culture here in South Louisiana? Come enjoy the this opportunity to explore various cultures through song, dance, and arts.
Recent Volunteer News
Independence Park Theatre will hold auditions for our first all kids’ production of Hairspray, Jr. on Sept. 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd.
The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) will close the administrative offices, 6201 Florida Blvd., on Monday, Sept. 2, for Labor Day. Normal operating hours will resume at all BREC facilities on Tuesday, Sept. 3.