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Capital Area United Way

Youth Volunteer CorpsYouth Volunteer Corps of the Capital Area (YVC) promotes a lifetime service ethic in young people, encouraging a broader sense of responsibility to society.
YVC serves the needs of the 10-parish community by effectively engaging teenagers in service projects that are challenging, rewarding, educational, and safe. For teenagers, volunteering brings a new sense of confidence, self-gratification and a good model for interacting in the world. Volunteering also enables young people to develop new communication, career building and social skills that will be useful in other facets of their lives.

 Summer 2014 Project Information: Be sure to look for monthly project postcards in the mail.  Remember, you must attend an orientation first, before volunteering on one of YVCís projects.

YVC for Schools and Service Clubs: YVC is a great way to complete service requirements for schools or clubs. We would love to come speak to your school or club about our program! If you are interested, please call us at (225) 382.3512.

YVC for Agencies: YVC can help bring energy, fresh perspective and vitality to an organization. Agencies registered with Volunteer! United are invited to submit a  Project Request Form to have a group of teenage volunteers come out and share their time and talents.
Sponsors and Partners:


Cracker Barrel

Coca Cola

City of Baton Rouge