Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Give back to the VaHi community with these volunteer opportunities.
Family Activity Days Volunteer Fernbank Museum of Natural History Volunteer Need: How Often: Dates and times vary. For family activity days (such as Dinosaur Egg Hunt and Superhero Day), times will run 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sundays. Additional weekend support will be needed on non-activity days. Blood Drive Volunteer American Red Cross Blood Services-Atlanta Volunteer Need: Registration Volunteers warmly welcome, sign-in donors and manage donor flow. Registration volunteers often have the greatest impact on donors because they are the first and last to meet and greet them. Canteen Volunteers are vital to our donor's overall donation experience. Canteen volunteers monitor donors for reaction …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Find ways to make a difference in the VaHi community with these volunteer opportunities.
Keep Virginia-Highland Beautiful Cleanup Volunteer Volunteer Need: Volunteers are needed for Keep Virginia-Highland Beautiful's neighborhood cleanup on April 13 from 8 a.m. to noon. Environmental Restoration Volunteer The Fernbank Museum of Natural History Volunteer Need: Lead interpretive hikes in Fernbank Forest and also assist with restoration activities such as removing invasive plant species and replanting native plant species in forested areas behind the museum. How Often: flexible Summer Volunteer for Kids' Ministries Metro Kidz Volunteer Need: Volunteers needed for visitation, Sidewalk Sunday School, Kidz Day Out, Dream P30 outreach ministries. How Often: flexible
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Give back to the VaHi community with these opportunities to serve.
Help Students with Special Needs The Orion School, 458 Ponce de Leon Ave. Volunteer Need: Volunteers must be physically able to work with active students, be willing to provide three references and give a new background check or submit a recent one. How Often: Commitment of minimum of two hours per week the same day and time each week for the remainder of the semester needed when volunteer begins. This consistency is necessary for the students. 36th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival Volunteers Atlanta Jazz Festival in Piedmont Park Volunteer Need: Volunteer "Jazzteers" needed for a variety of positions including but not limited to; Festival Greeters, Backstage Assistance, and Set-up/Breakdown. Volunteers also needed before the festival …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Make a difference in the VaHi community with these opportunities to serve.
Create the Ideal Patient Experience Emory Clinic Volunteer Need: friendly, caring individuals to assist our patient visitors and clinic sites How Often: flexible schedule Sustainable Climate Environmental Advocate Citizens Climate Lobby Volunteer Need: Educate Congress and the public about global warming and legislative solutions. Make the verbal and written case for specific action items. Write letters to the editors of national and local newspapers and attend monthly national conference calls. How Often: six hours per month Nonprofit Gift Shop helpers Ten Thousand Villages, 1056 St. Charles Ave., Atlanta Volunteer Need: assist customers, unpack merchandise, create displays, stock shelves, and other tasks related to running a shop …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Find out ways to give back to your VaHi community with VaHi Patch's weekly roundup of volunteer opportunities.
Atlanta Symphony Associates volunteers Woodruff Arts Center Volunteer Need: ushering at 24 children's concerts, participating in fundraisers that benefit music education programs, the Talent Development Program, and the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra. How Often: not specified Patient Companionship/Caregiver Respite Volunteer Longleaf Hospice Volunteer Need: How Often: flexible schedule Meal Delivery Volunteers Open Hand Volunteer Need: Volunteers use their own vehicles to deliver meals out in the community. Open Hand provides extremely detailed driving directions and a 30-minute delivery training. How Often: Available almost any day, but the greatest need is on weekends. Mid-Level Experienced Event Coordinator Volunteers Live …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Make a difference in the VaHi community with these volunteer opportunities.
Certified Speech/Physical/Occupational Therapists GiGi's Playhouse Atlanta Down Syndrome Awareness Center, 549 Amsterdam Ave. Volunteer Need: help create occupational therapy lesson plans that address fine motor and sensory skills and use your expertise to lead a one-hour class with the kids and their parents How Often: flexible Artemis Guild of Young Professionals Fernbank Museum of Natural History at 767 Clifton Road NE Volunteer Need: Attend monthly meetings and help to plan Fernbank's annual fundraiser, Lost Oasis. Join a Planning Committee: Marketing, Silent Auction, Corporate Sponsorship, Patron Sponsorship or Logistics. How Often: once a month 2013 Spring Walk Planning Committee Members Georgia Chapter of the U.S. National …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Browse opportunities below to see how you can use your talents to make a difference in the VaHi community.
Nonprofit Gift Shop helpers Ten Thousand Villages, 1056 St. Charles Ave., Atlanta Volunteer Need: assist customers, unpack merchandise, create displays, stock shelves, and other tasks related to running a shop How Often: Various times Tuesday through Sunday Academic Mentors Children's Restoration Network, undisclosed location, Atlanta 30307 Volunteer Need: Volunteers needed to help tutor and mentor homeless children. How Often: about once a week Walk to End Lupus volunteers Walk to End Lupus, 400 Park Drive NE, Atlanta Volunteer Need: About 100 volunteers needed to serve in various ways on the day of the walk How often: Varies Writer The National Center for the Prevention of Home Improvement Fraud, 3525 Piedmont Road, Building 7, …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Find various ways in and around VaHi to make a difference in the community.
Event coordinator volunteers are needed at Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation to calculate a budget for proposed events. Coordination of approved events can include managing details like choosing the event location, arranging the schedule, selecting speakers/entertainment, choosing vendors, procuring accommodations, creating and distributing marketing materials. Where:1270 Caroline Street, Suite D120-307 Full Details If you love forests and kids, you should become an environmental restoration volunteer for the Fernbank Museum of Natural History. This position provides an opportunity to learn about current and future ecological restoration efforts on the Fernbank Museum of Natural History campus and help educate visiting school groups …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Here are opportunities to make a difference in the VaHi community.
Want to do something worthwhile with your free time? Did you make a New Year's resolution to give back to your community? Here are opportunities for you to make a difference in VaHi: