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Forest Regeneration & Invasive Plant Species Removal – Volunteers Needed

We are starting a pond rejuvenation project this spring to bring more plant and animal diversity back to our maintained and natural campus ponds/water shed areas. 

Dates: April 5th & 11th Meet at the coaches’ office pond. (by the Parrish Building by tennis courts and baseball stadium)
              April 25th: Meet at Nursing / Education bus circle pond off Forest drive. Alicia will wait for students on the brick patio.
Time: 8:30am-11:30am

At least 30 students needed


Students will need to bring: Gloves, Services Logs, and Dress for Work (boots are recommended).  If anyone has a hand trowel or shovel, they are more than welcome to bring it to use.


Student volunteers will have the opportunity to learn the basics on watersheds, different native wetland plant species & their benefits to the ecosystem, why diversity is important, how to sustain pollinator activity and their importance, and of course get their hands dirty planting and mulching
*If you are not participating for a Biology class, you can sign up by emailing me two days in advance to reserve your spot
To sign up, contact Alicia Lanier by email or cell phone 912-536-3986

The Center for Sustainability presents…
Great American Cleanup
Saturday, April 22
What: Great American Cleanup with Keep Statesboro/ Bulloch Beautiful – litter cleanup in downtown Statesboro and surrounding roadways.

When: 9-12, Saturday, April 22, 2017

Where: Meet on the Courthouse Lawn (2E. Main Street, Statesboro) at the Tree Board/Beautification table to collect supplies and to sign in and find out your assigned location
Over 200 slots available! Click here to sign up.
Contact: Center for Sustainability if questions before: and Beth Sands,, phone: 912-481-3862 (only in case of emergency or questions on the day of)

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Triathlon Volunteers Needed
Sunday, April 30th
What: Triathlon for kids

When: Sunday, April 30

Where: Splash in the Boro (Mill Creek Regional Park)
We are in need of 10 volunteers!
Contact: Sydney Henry –

Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Presents the…
2017 Arts Fest
Saturday, April 22
Attention Georgia Southern students,
Bulloch County Parks and Recreation would like to invite you to volunteer at the 2017 Arts Festival. Arts Fest is one of the largest events that Bulloch County Parks and Recreation puts on, catering to thousands of men, women and children. On Sweetheart circle, anyone who attends the event will be able to enjoy live music, arts and crafts of all kinds, food vendors, and so much more. An event of this size needs all hands on deck. Which means you! Attached below is the form for signing up to volunteer. Feel free to share it with your friends and thank you in advance.
Volunteer Responsibilities: Set up and Activities throughout the day
# Volunteers Needed: 100
Deadline to sign up April 1st
Time: Many shifts available
Location: Sweetheart Circle
Supervisor Contact: Sydney Henry,

Volunteer with Worn Threads!

Worn Threads is a non-profit thrift store that accepts donations in order to help the needy in our community with free clothing.  It is also open to the public for the purchase of clothing and housewares at very low prices.  The profit from these sales goes to the non-profit organization A.C.T.S. (Area Christians Together in Service) which in turn uses the money to help the needy pay their utilities.

Volunteers will help sort clothing and place them onto racks throughout the store.  Volunteers are needed any of the 5 days that are open!

Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 10:00am – 2:00pm    |  Tuesday 10:00am – 12:00pm    |    Thursday 2:00pm – 4:00pm

For more information or to sign up, contact Alex Lota at or by phone 912-681-7327 – Please leave a voicemail if no answer on landline

Volunteer for the After School Garden Program (ASGP)

Volunteers are needed 3:45-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

Transportation provided every Tuesday

School Schedule

 Julia P. Bryant Elementary- Monday             Mill Creek Elementary-Tuesday

Sallie Zetterower Elementary-Wednesday         Mattie Lively Elementary-Thursday

Langston Chapel Elementary- Friday

Background Check Required* 

To complete a background check contact the Office of Leadership and Community Engagement at 912-478-1435 or visit us in the Russell Union, suite 1056 (diagonally across from Chik-fil-a). Allow 2 weeks for background check processing. Background Checks are good for 1 year.

For more info and to volunteer contact Taylor Endres at

See you in the gardens!


The Senior Companion Program needs 2 Long-Term Volunteers

The Senior Companion Program is in search of 2-3 student to help us with Non-Profit Administrative, Social Media, and Special Initiatives work. The Senior Companion Program is located in Veazy Hall and does not require students to have transportation.
If interested please contact Hannah Turner at

Evans County Community Center

Volunteers are needed to help coordinate activities, and assist with homework in groups or one-on-one. The After School Program operates on the same calendar as the local public school – Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. Students enrolled in the program range from Kindergarten through 8th Grade, with daily attendance averaging at 50 students.

If interested, please contact Doris Tomblin at or 912-334-4960. 

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.

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


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

Weekly Volunteer Trips 

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Spring 2017 Weekly Trips Schedule


Heritage Inn | 2:00 – 4:00pm

*After School Program – Cone Homes | 3:00 – 5:15pm


Westwood Nursing Home | 2:00 – 4:00pm

*After School Program – Mill Creek | 3:45 – 5:30pm


Statesboro Food Bank | 12:30 – 2:30pm


*After School Program – Julia P. | 3:30 – 5:30pm

*After School Garden Program | 3:30 – 5:15pm


Statesboro Food Bank | 9:45 – 12:15pm

Habitat for Humanity ReStore | 1:00 – 4:00pm


Habitat for Humanity Construction | 8:45am – 12:00pm

**All After School Programs require an application and background check

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HOW TO SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER FOR WEEKLY TRIPS: Students may sign up to volunteer for a weekly volunteer trip by stopping by the Office of Leadership and Community Engagement (located on the 1st floor of Russell Union). A student will be at the front to assist you in the sign up process and answer any questions that you may have.  Sign-ups for the week will begin at 8 AM on Monday morning.

*Please note that many of our trips require a background check.  If you need to complete one contact us at 912-478-1435 or visit us in the Russell Union, suite 1056 (diagonally across from Chick-fil-a).  Allow 2 weeks for background check processing.*

For questions about weekly trips contact: 


Volunteer with The Marching Blue Devils, Band Booster Club

Volunteer with The Marching Blue Devils, Band Booster Club, operates concessions at Statesboro High School. It is designed as a service to feed fans, and to channel and distribute money to Statesboro High School’s Marching Band/Music department.

MBD is looking for highly reliable and hardworking groups or individuals to assist with their concession stand who possess an outstanding customer service record and have strong multitasking abilities. Must be able to work well independently with little to no supervision or as part of a concession stand management team. Flexible scheduling availability to include evenings weekends and special events as required.

Individuals in these rolls may be asked to perform a variety of tasks that may involve these skills.

  • Outstanding arithmetic skills
  • Ability to lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Food preparation and handling skills
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

Volunteers needed on the following dates, all shifts begin at 5:30pm

Friday, Sept. 2nd  Friday, Sept. 30th  Friday, Nov. 4th    Friday, Sept. 16th   Friday, Oct. 7th

Contact: Perla Middleton t: 912.481.1625 | e:


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 if interested or for more information.


Volunteers In Action Experiences- Available year-round

Chose 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  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 (

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

Hospice Advantage

Volunteers are needed with Hospice Advantage in the Statesboro, Claxton, and Metter areas. We are looking for men and women that are willing to dedicate a few hours a week to call Bingo and assist with activities in the local nursing home.  We need people that are hardworking and dedicated because these people trust and depend on them to come and visit with them. If interested, contact Rachel Greneker at 912-354-3727. Volunteers will be required to take a TB test, background check, and complete an application. We love volunteers!!!!!!!!!!!


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 or 912-478-5252.


Volunteer with Gentiva Hospice

Gentiva Hospice is located at 2280 East Victory Drive, Ste. A. in Savannah, and at 1525 Fair Rd., Statesboro. They are currently recruiting volunteers for the Statesboro office. Students that are in the medical field with volunteers hours as a prerequisite would be ideal. Our volunteers make an incredible difference in the lives of our patients; at the same time they gain personal satisfaction from knowing that they have made a difference in someone’s life.

For more information, contact Brenda Eason at 912-352-8200 (Savannah office) or 912-212-2074 (Statesboro office). Her email address is



Last updated: 4/18/2017

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