Volunteer LUM Camp Counselors Needed


Would you, or someone you know, make a good LUM Camp Counselor?



Sixty volunteer camp counselors and activity leaders are needed for LUM Camp 2017 — July 31-August 4 at Hanging Rock Camp. Our camp is a week-long, overnight camp program for low-income children from 8 to 10 years old.

Volunteer camp counselors must be

  • 18 years old,
  • enjoy working with children,
  • attend training on Thursday, July 27 at 7 p.m., and
  • be able to spend the entire week of camp from 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 31 to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 4.

Committed volunteer camp counselors are at the heart of a successful LUM Camp and play an important role with our LUM campers. For additional information, click HERE.


MORE current LUM volunteer opportunities: LUM needs you! There are lots of volunteer opportunities at LUM. Become a volunteer today!


Bus Drivers—After School Program

Volunteer Activity Bus Drivers are needed to transport the LUM After School Program students from their schools to our program facility in downtown Lafayette. Drivers are needed each weekday afternoon August 8, 2017 – May 23, 2018 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Bus drivers must have a valid driver’s license, pass the driver’s test for PPL, have a good driving record, and pass a physical examination. For more information about this volunteer opportunity, click HERE or call or email Cindy Haley, LUM Youth Programs director (765-423-2691 | chaley@lumserve.org).


Hunger Hike

Volunteers are needed for Hunger Hike (Sept. 16) & the HH5K Run (Sept. 16) —to assemble mailings, set-up, staff the events, and break-down.

Perfect for groups.

Check out the Hunger Hike volunteer sign up sheets HERE.


Emergency Shelter—Intake Volunteers

The LUM Emergency Shelter needs Client Intake Volunteers weekdays from 2 – 4 p.m. for two to ten hours per week. Client Intake Volunteers meet one-on-one with potential shelter guests to do brief intake interviews, provide passes to the LUM shelter, help our guests to reconnect with family, and make referrals to addiction, mental health, employment and housing services. Basic computer, data entry and phone skills are required. A weekly commitment is requested. For more information and to apply online, click HERE — or please call or email Gina Williams (765-423-2691 | gwilliams@lumserve.org).


Food Pantry—Volunteers, drivers & shoppers

The St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry needs volunteers Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30 a.m. – noon; and Saturdays from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. for three to 16 hours per week. Food Pantry volunteers distribute food to clients and may shop for food, unload food donations and shelve and sort food. Good customer service skills needed and the ability to lift boxes of food is desired. A weekly commitment is requested. For more information, click HERE — or please call or email Donna Barker (765-742-4079×106 | foodpantry@stjohns-laf.org).


Many more Volunteer Opportunities may be found HERE.


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