Want to Lend a Helping Hand?

To make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities, take a look at our volunteer opportunities below.

All of our positions are open to AT users, family members, and AT providers, in addition to other stakeholders and interested persons. Bring your skills and interests, and we will find you a spot. Please call and let us know what you feel you can contribute and are interested in.

Call 800-270-6185 or 925-9500 in Baton Rouge for more information, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Thank you for considering this request. We need you! For more information about each volunteer opportunity, click on that item, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 800-270-6185. To volunteer for one of these opportunities, please complete the contact form. You may check all that apply.

 







Board Member

  • Serve as policy governing body of LATAN
  • Responsible for financial sustainability of LATAN
  • Enhance LATAN's public standing
  • 3-year term, quarterly meetings
  • Statewide representatives of a diversity of disabilities, ages, ethnicities
  • Serve on committee(s)

Board Committee Community Member

  • Provide input and perspectives on issues that the Board is working on, currently governance, fund development and public image
  • Meetings usually monthly

LATAN Advisory Council Member

  • Assist with the development, implementation and evaluation of LATAN's State Plan for the Assistive Technology Act Grant
  • Quarterly meetings

AT Financial Loan Program Advisory Council Member

  • Provide advice and recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding policies and procedures for the Loan Program.
  • Review and monitor Loan Program activities.
  • Promote the Loan Program in all areas of the state.

Office Volunteer Opportunities

  • Clerical. Answer the phone, takes messages and help consumers (with a little training), enter consumer information into a database.
  • Database entry. We have names, addresses, etc. that need to be entered and the database itself needs to be cleaned up - duplicate records merged into one, etc.
  • Consumer calls. Make phone calls to consumers in our database to get email addresses and to update other information. " State agency/vendor calls. Make phone calls to agencies/provider/vendors in our database to get email addresses and to update other information.
  • On an as needed basis a person who can help make copies, print documents and prepare mailouts.

Special Project Volunteer

  • A person with website experience to update/maintain website, checking links, information, etc.
  • Grant writer to review, edit and make suggestions on grant proposals, and to research potential grant sources.