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Volunteers of America South Central Louisiana

"To go wherever we are needed and do whatever comes to hand"

Baton Rouge, LA   |  www.voascla.org

Mission

Volunteers of America is a movement organized to reach and uplift all people and bring them to the knowledge and active service of God.

Volunteers of America, illustrating the presence of God through all that we do, serves people and communities in need, and creates opportunities for people to experience the joy of serving others.

Volunteers of America measures its success in positive change in the lives of individuals and communities we serve.

Ruling year info

1965

President and CEO

David K. Kneipp

Main address

7389 Florida Blvd, Ste. 101A

Baton Rouge, LA 70806 USA

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EIN

72-1020853

NTEE code info

nteers of America (Hol)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is a church.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Veterans Services

Since World War I, Volunteers of America has provided direct services to veterans and connected them to other organizations that can help. We are committed to ending homelessness for those veterans on the street and preventing others from becoming homeless by providing a wide array of well-designed and managed services to meet the specific needs of veterans. Our support helps veterans overcome the barriers that stand between them and a stable, successful life.

Population(s) Served
Substance abusers
People with disabilities
People with diseases and illnesses
Pregnant people
Veterans

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of homeless participants engaged in housing services

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Veterans Services

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Decreasing

Number of students who exhibit kindergarten readiness

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Economically disadvantaged people

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Volunteers of America South Central Louisiana

Board of directors
as of 06/07/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

LaDonna Williams

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System

Term: 2022 - 2023

Kim Brooks

EBR Parish Attorney's Office

Don Coppola

Baton Rouge Police Department

Belinda Davis

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Terry Fortune

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Tonja Jackson

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Justin Langlois

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Scott Lazarone

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Kristin Lynch Grimes

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Steve Malik

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Sherry McBeath

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Mike Nizzo

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Bret Pinson

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Pat Van Burkleo

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Drew Sellers

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Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 7/5/2022

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data