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Service Areas & Partnerships

Two AmeriCorps members scraping paint from the side of a houseUL-Lafayette AmeriCorps participates in a wide variety of community service projects throughout the Acadiana area. Here are just a few.

Education

UL Lafayette AmeriCorps members provide in-school tutoring to students at Lafayette Middle School and after school tutoring with New Hope. Our members work one-on-one and in small group settings to improve reading and math skills, help with homework completion, and provide structured activities for children.

Housing

UL Lafayette AmeriCorps members provide a variety of housing related community service. We partner with Lafayette Habitat for Humanity to build new affordable housing, and we partner with Rebuilding Together to repair existing housing and build wheelchair access ramps for local residents with disabilities.

Sustainability

UL Lafayette AmeriCorps members are proud to serve with UL Lafayette's Office of Sustainability to help with the Zero Waste initiative and other environmental efforts on campus.

Other

UL Lafayette AmeriCorps members serve on a variety of one time or short-term projects throughout the service year. Members help clean area parks, provide recycling for local festivals, staff community outreach events, restore our wetlands, assist the elderly and disabled, recruit volunteers, and much, much more!!