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Volunteer Housing




Description: Since 2012, airbnb has afforded low cost and free housing through partners who offer their space in times of disaster. For a listing of those offering space, during times of disaster, please check out their website.

 New Orleans

India House Hostel
Address: 124 South Lopez St., New Orleans, LA 70119 
Phone: Reception: 504-821-1904 Guest Line: 504-324-4365
Email: (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Description: This unique and funky hostel is a great place to meet fellow travelers from across the world. It offers internet access, and boasts an outside pool. Accommodations start at $20/night.

United Saints

Address: 2309 Dryades, New Orleans, LA 70113

Phone: (504) 233-8883

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 Description: The United Saints is pleased to offer volunteer housing for groups volunteering with other non-profits in our area. We house volunteers in newly renovated apartments with air conditioning and can accommodate up to 100 people. The housing only volunteer fee is $40.00 per person. For groups of 8 or more this includes meals Monday-Friday which consist of continental breakfast, bag lunch and a home cooked meat and vegetarian dinner option.

Apartment amenities:

  • Full bathrooms
  • Fully loaded kitchen with stove and oven or hot plate, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker
  • Bunk-bed style bedrooms
  • Keyless entry on all doors

Other amenities include:

  • Free wi-fi
  • No curfew
  • For groups of 8 or more- continental style breakfast, sack lunch and hot dinner provided.
  • Close access to St. Charles Street Car and Magazine St. shopping


HandsOn New Orleans Bunkhouse
Address: 3321 Banks Street, New Orleans, LA 70119

Phone:  (504) 827-6854

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Description: The nightly rate to stay at the bunkhouse is $35 per person. The cost includes a bunk bed, showers, a full kitchen, and healthy items for breakfast and lunch daily. *Note: During peak Spring Break booking season in March and April, the nightly rate at the bunkhouse is $40 per person.


Camp Restore
Address: 9301 Chef Menteur Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70127
Phone: 504-242-2636
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Description: Located in New Orleans East, Camp Restore has housed over 27,000 volunteers since 2006. Work is coordinated in partnership with over 80 other Greater New Orleans nonprofits. Dorm-style bunk housing, meals featuring authentic New Orleans cuisine with vegetarian options and project coordination for up to 300 volunteers. Rates are $40 per person, per weeknight (Sun-Thur) and $25 per person, per weekend night (Fri-Sat).  If a group is working with another non-profit or scheduling their own missionary work the fee is $35 per person, per weeknight. Wifi, TV, A/C and multiple large gathering places for groups to meet onsite.

Project Homecoming’s Volunteer Village

Address: 4523 Read Boulevard; New Orleans, LA 70127

Phone: 504-942-0444, ext. 225

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 Description: The Volunteer Village is located in New Orleans East and has the ability to provide housing for up to 115 volunteers a night during year-around. We have hosted over 10,000 volunteers since Hurricane Katrina. We provide dorm-style living with twin sized bunk beds, meals Sunday evening through Friday lunch (vegetarian and gluten free options available), WiFi, cable, central heating and air conditioning, large fenced in outdoor yard, dining hall, and recreation room. Volunteers will be deployed to volunteer projects around the city including but not limited to construction, community parks, schools, community gardens. $30 a night/per volunteer, $40 a night/per volunteer during "peak times" (January, March).

In Partnership with:

Americorps LAVCD Louisiana Travel LANO Corporation for National and Community Service