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Daily Serve912 trips

Volunteers must ride to the site on our vans, it is part of the experience! Trips depart from Russell Union 1056. For questions about service trips contact Leader@GeorgiaSouthern.edu.

 

Serve912 Rideshare

Share a ride, make a difference!

  • Volunteer at Christian Social Ministries anytime between 10am and 5pm Monday through Saturday
    • Help sort and organize clothing for a local thrift store. Proceeds are donated to support the Food Pantry and local residents in need!
  • Volunteer at the Fostering Bulloch Clothes Closet every Monday between 9:30am and 12pm
    • Fold clothes and organize items at our local clothes closet for foster children and families!

The Serve912 Rideshare allows you to go to places that need volunteers, and you can share a ride with others if you are interested. Meet at Russell Union 1056 and we’ll give you the info!


 

Volunteer in Russell Union 1056 at 4:00 on the Fourth Friday!

When: Friday, September 22nd at 4pm

What: Every fourth Friday at 4pm we do a service activity! This month, we will be painting “service” rocks. They will be hidden in downtown Statesboro during Step into Statesboro!

Where: Russel Union 1056

Bring your friends!

 


Think BIG – Be Part of the 3rd Annual BIG Pitch!

Volunteer and get the opportunity to network with influential innovators and sustainability leaders from around the world! Fun event to get your service hours in. Volunteers are needed Sunday, Oct. 8 through Tuesday, Oct. 10 at the International Trade and Conventions Center in Savannah. (Across the river next to Westin.) If you have questions or need more information contact Suzanne Hallman at Shallman@georgiasouthern.edu or 912-478-5586.

 Sign up here!

 


Volunteer with Teen Maze Challenge

When: October 30th and 31st, multiple shifts available

What: Teen Maze is an educational experience where all 8th grade students of Bulloch County will learn the consequences of poor decision making and the rewards for wise decisions. Participants examine the consequences of life’s choices in hands-on, realistic educational, creative and fun ways.

Where: Nessmith-Lane Building on Campus

Special requirements: Sign up to volunteer here!

 


Volunteer with the Haunted Forest

When: October 24th through 31st, multiple shifts available

What: Volunteers should arrive 30 minutes prior to their assigned time. Dress comfortably for rigorous scaring. Mask and costumes will be provided. Most Importantly…COME TO YOUR ASSIGNED TIMES.

Where: The Clubhouse, 2704 Old Register Rd. in Statesboro

Special requirements: Sign up to volunteer here!


Volunteer with the TrueBlue 5K

When: Saturday, October 14th from 6am – 10am

What: As a volunteer for the True Blue 5k/10k, you will be helping us to provide moral support to our runners and help keep them on the race course throughout the duration of the race.

Where: The RAC

Special requirements: Sign up to volunteer here!

 


The Director’s Immediate Response Team – DIRT – is a team of Georgia Southern students ready to address one-time, labor-intensive, and urgent projects in the community (such as painting, re-organizing, and sudden needs for repair). All Georgia Southern students can become members of DIRT. Students interested in volunteering with DIRT or who would like more information should email learn.dirt.lead@gmail.com.

 


 

Volunteer with 21st Century Skills Afterschool Program (Grades PreK-8) Monday through Thursday  from 3:45pm – 6:15pm

  • Help supervise student homework, enrichment activities, and club activities at the Evans County Community Center.
  • Contact Dr. Cherry Brewton to get involved!  cbrewton@georgiasouthern.edu

 


 

Volunteer with Connected Warriors & “Serve those who have served”

Join certified yoga instructor, Angel Coughlin, in bringing the Connected Warriors program to Statesboro. Connected Warriors is a Trauma Conscious Yoga program supporting service members, veterans and their families. http://www.connectedwarriors.org/

This FREE class is offered once a week at Sacred Space Yoga Studio – 15 Courtland St.

We are looking for volunteers to aid with administrative, marketing and fundraising activities. Any education and experience in the fields of yoga and/or mental health and trauma are a plus. Volunteers should be able to provide their own transportation and commit to a minimum of two hours per week.

For more information and to volunteer please contact Angel Coughlin at 912-495-8340 or by email sacredspaceyogi@gmail.com

This is a great opportunity to show support for our Military!

 


 

Volunteer Adult Education Tutors Needed

Are you searching for a meaningful volunteer experience to help local Bulloch county citizens continue their education? We’re searching for volunteers to tutor adult education students at Ogeechee Technical College. Tutors assist  an instructor by helping individual students, or small groups of students, succeed. Several classes* are held, so you have the ability to help out morning or evening, one or more times per week. A background check is required.
Available time slots for volunteering are as follows:
8:45 A.M. – 10:45 A.M.
11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
*Classes are held Monday through Thursday only.
Please contact Nicole Paulk at np01595@georgiasouthern.edu if interested or for more information.

 


 

Volunteers In Action Experiences- Available year-round

Choose a community-based project from over 50 job descriptions! Just 5-15 hours a week can give you the critical leadership experience and references you need for your future! Open to all students. Click here to explore more!

 


 

GSU English Language Program : Become a conversation partner

The ELP Conversation Partner Program is an opportunity for Georgia Southern students to meet an international student and assist them with practicing their English.  By volunteering your time you will help them reach their goals and could possibly be their first American friend.  We try our hardest to match you to a student that may be from a country or language group that interests you.  By meeting with an international student you will:

  • Learn about a new country and culture
  • Get inside tips about places for future travels
  • Learn phrases in a new language or improve your pronunciation/vocabulary in a language you are already learning
  • Help an English language student build their confidence in speaking English
  • Fulfill service hours for certain classes and programs

If you are a current Georgia Southern University student, staff, or faculty and would like to participate in the ELP Conversation Partner Program please e-mail the Division of Continuing Education, English Language Program at elp@georgiasouthern.edu.  Please include any country or language preference you may have and your interests. Also, please let me know if you are going to receive credit for volunteering.

 


 

Goodwill Job Connection

Volunteers are needed Monday-Friday each week at the Goodwill Job Connection center. Georgia Southern students are a great help reviewing resumes, assisting applicants with online job searches and applications, and providing one-on-one tutoring for ESOL and GED classes. 9:00 – 6:00 each day, and weekly evening classes. Please call for details:  Edgar Alamo, 912.667.6677.

 


 

National Church Residences

Help make a difference in the lives of elderly and disabled residents at the Statesboro Summit community! Volunteers are currently needed to lead games, activities and classes, administrative tasks, and offer companionship. If you are interested in volunteering please contact: Amanda Fountain 912-764-3390 (alienhard@nationalchurchresidences.org)

 


 

Memorial Health Foundation

Memorial Health Foundation is seeking a volunteer to work with our Development staff. Gain fundraising and special events experience, and the opportunity to use your creative talents for a good cause.  The volunteer performs a variety of administrative, marketing, research and fundraising duties to support the Memorial Health Foundation office.  Transportation required.

For more information please contact:  Janet Kolbush, Development Outreach Coordinator

912.350.6369kolbuja1@memorialhealth.com

 


 

Volunteer Note Taker

The Student Disability Resource Center is seeking motivated students with:

-legible handwriting

-good organizational skills

-a desire to help

Interested students should call (912)478-1566 and make an appointment to register as a volunteer note taker. If you match with a student who needs notes in one of your classes, you will be asked to share copies of notes.  As a thank you for providing notes, volunteers will be given EARLY REGISTRATION privileges (in addition to being able to count the hours spent taking notes towards volunteer hours)!!

 


 

Tutoring Opportunities in Rural Georgia

High school students are seeking guidance with essay development, math skills, test preparation, and or completing college applications. Tutors could also be helping elementary and middle school students improve fundamental study skills. Meeting times are Wednesdays from 5:30-6:45pm at Magnolia Missionary Baptist Church (760 Magnolia Church Rd. Statesboro, GA 30458) or Thursdays from 4:30-6:00pm at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church (185 Poplar St. Pembroke, GA 31321). If you are interested, contact Dr. Meca Williams-Johnson at mecawilliams@georgiasouthern.edu or 912-478-5252.

 

Last updated: 9/22/2017

Office of Leadership and Community Engagement • PO Box 8114 • (912) 478-1435 • leader@georgiasouthern.edu