Society of Behavioral Medicine
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Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823
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SBM Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

Community Service Opportunities in New Orleans

The SBM conference offers attendees an opportunity for expanding knowledge, sharing research, networking with colleagues, and advancing the field as a whole. Increasingly, some attendees also look for a chance to make a contribution to the conference city. With this is in mind, we offer a short – but far from exhaustive – list of New Orleans volunteer options. Feel free to check into them or identify other opportunities. Please note that SBM is neither recommending nor endorsing these opportunities.

Habitat New Orleans Area
http://www.habitat-nola.org/involved/volsignup

Type of work: House construction

Requirements:

Cost: None

Hike for KaTreena
http://www.hikeforkatreena.org/

Type of work: Mulching/weeding/beautification, tree planting

Requirements:

Cost: $10.00

Beacon of Hope
http://www.beaconofhopenola.org/volunteer-now

Type of work (variety of options to choose from):

Requirements:

Cost: $10.00

Green Light New Orleans
www.greenlightneworleans.org
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Type of work: Green Light New Orleans aims to help city residents replace their inefficient incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs, which saves the resident money and also helps the environment. As a volunteer, you'll travel in a small group (five or fewer) to physically install these bulbs in residents' homes. Green Light New Orleans provides new bulbs to residents for free and has a lengthy list of residents awaiting service.

Requirements:

Cost: None