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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: March 23rd: Meet on the brick patio at the bus circle pond between the Nursing and Education buildings off Forest drive
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
Fishing Rodeo March 22-24th
Attention Georgia Southern students,
Bulloch County Parks and Recreation would like to invite you to the Fishing Rodeo. During this 3 day rodeo, volunteers assist small children, middle grades, or adults with catching fish at Fletcher park. We will be using live bait to catch fish, measure them and return them to the pond. It is loads of fun! You do not have to sign up for all 3 days but we’d love to have you if you so choose. The link to sign up is below. Feel free to share it with your friends!
March 22nd, 23rd, and 24th 2017
Volunteer Responsibilities: Help staff with event set-up and cleanup, help participants bait hooks, help measure fish, socialize with participants, prep and serve food, assist with award ceremony.
Blue Mile Neighborhood Revitalization – 60 Volunteers Needed!
Saturday, March 25
9:00 – 12:00 pm (noon)
Volunteer Responsibilities: Helping the local community cleanup the streets along the Blue Mile, and helping the local citizens in doing yard work.
Gathering Location: City of David Parking Lot
Sign Up at the Office of Leadership & Community Engagement or Here!
Volunteers are needed to help with Walk a Mile in Her Shoes!
Volunteer are needed prior to the event to help with making signage, making gift bags, and sorting shirts or shoes.
Volunteers are also needed on the day of the Walk on Thursday, March 30th, 2017
Responsibilities for volunteers on the day of the walk may include setup, take down, and working booths (registration, shoes, food, games, etc.)
For more information or to sign up to volunteer, go to http://tinyurl.com/wamvolunteer
Volunteer with the Amazing Blue Mile Challenge
April 8, 2017
Volunteers can sign-up for one of two shifts:
8 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
(There are 15 slots available for both shifts)
Sign-up using this link!
Location: Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau
Volunteers will assist the Statesboro Blue Mile Marketing Committee with check-in, work select clue locations, help direct participants as needed, etc.
Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Presents the…
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
Volunteer Tutors Needed for ESOL Program
Do you want an amazing opportunity to work with local students and help them achieve? Working with the Bulloch County ESOL program will allow you to work one-on-one with a student who has learned English as a second language.
You will help them navigate through their coursework and give them the confidence they need to succeed. You can work with students of all ages and your help will make all the difference to these students.
If interested, please contact community liaison, Brooke Bressler, at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to Monday March 20th.
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 aplota@Hotmail.com or by phone 912-681-7327 – Please leave a voicemail if no answer on landline
Volunteers are needed 3:45-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Transportation provided every Tuesday
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.
Volunteer with the Hearts and Hands Clinic
Volunteer Applications are open for Summer/Fall until March 31st are OPEN! Below you will find the link for the online application that will ask just a few questions and then will ask you to upload your cover letter and resume in one document.
*Please be aware that we ask our volunteers to commit to at least 1 year of volunteering because of the time it takes to train our volunteers.
If you have any questions, please contact Community Liaison, Sarah Bruns, at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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. 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 email@example.com
This is a great opportunity to show support for our Military!
Weekly Volunteer Trips
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com. 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 (firstname.lastname@example.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
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:
-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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated: 3/21/2017