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Alcee Fortier Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-862-8060
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The Green Project

Contact Info


2831 Marais Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Directions To Agency:
Primary Phone: 504-945-0240 ext. 102

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Erin Genrich
Phone: 504.945.0240

Agency Info

Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:Everyday, 9am-5pm
Beginning date for service:09/01/2010

Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Agency has a need for additional volunteers.
Agency needs:
-General help in our lumberyard, warehouse, paint recycling center, and Recycle for the Arts to unload, fix-up, and price inventory. - Development of a marketing and outreach plan for Recycle for the Arts - Development of a statistical tracking method to monitor the amount of material we save from landfills - Training of Outreach Representatives to help spread The Green Project's mission at commun
The Green Project is a nonprofit retail store located in the St. Roch neighborhood, one of the city's poorer neighborhoods. We resell donated building materials and art supplies back to the community to keep these materials out of landfills and to provide an affordable building alternative for everybody. The Green Project operates a warehouse, lumberyard, paint recycling center, Recycle for the Ar

Mission statements

The Green Project is a nonprofit building supply retail store which develops a culture of creative reuse by building a marketplace for reclaimed materials and cultivating a respect for their value.

Division Mission Statements

  • Affordable Green Building
  • Arts and the Environment
  • Environmental Nonprofit

Populations Served by Agency

  • All populations
  • Low Income

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Arts in the Community
  • Community and Ecosystem Resilience
  • Community Organizing
  • Data Analysis
  • Disaster relief/Recovery
  • Environment and Disaster Recovery
  • Poverty
  • Public Health
  • Recycling
  • Small Business
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Urban/Community Development and Urban Planning

Public Service Needs

  • Administering and processing data of a customer survey.
  • Volunteers are asked to engage in all aspects of building new, single family homes in the New Orleans area. As a volunteer, you will be involved int he construction of homes from framing to the final inspection
  • Conduct best practices research
  • Provide direct service to clients
  • Architectural and Urban Design services for regional municipal governments and community groups
  • Collect data
  • Raise funds
  • Distribute outreach material
  • The Catholic Charities Communications department is looking for a student with experience in photography to shoot for the CCANO Annual Report. Shooting would take place during the months of May and early June, depending on the student's schedule.
  • Develop a new website or contribute content to an existing webpage

Resource Needs for this agency

  • help with existing website problems
  • Membership development
  • Publicity and Fundraising
  • Research, outreach, coordination

Services Provided by Agency

  • Affordable Building Materials
  • Community Arts Programming
  • Historic Preservation
  • Housing Rehabilitation
  • Industry/ Neighborhood Initiatives
  • Retail

Public Service Activities

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Center for Public Service, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8060