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We need your help with early voting! Starting tomorrow, Oct. 25th – Thurs. Oct. 27th



Early voting is coming to the Union and we need volunteers! This year’s politics may be divisive, but we can all unite around the goal of providing accessible and available polling sites. 

No knowledge of campaign or election regulations required. 

 We need volunteers to assist at an info table, and at each of the entrances to the Russell Union to help maintain a campaign-free buffer zone. 

What does that mean? During the dates of Early Voting on Campus, no campaign materials will be allowed inside the Russell Union or within 150 feet of the Russell Union. Campaign materials include items such as T-shirts, buttons, hats, posters, flyers, etc. Pairs of voting monitors will be stationed at all Russell Union entrances to offer reminders where needed.


Register to volunteer– sign up, in person or over the phone, through the Office of Leadership and Community Engagement, Russell Union Suite 1056  (912) 478-1435.

Volunteer shifts – Shift times vary to align with class schedules. Please take note of the specifics of each shift and only register for a shift if you can be there for the full time. Registration is on a first come, first service basis. A total of 11 students are needed for each shift.

Shifts- Tues. Oct. 25th, Wed Oct. 26th,  Thurs. Oct. 27th

7:45- 9:30 (1hr 45 min)

9:15- 12:15 (3 hours)

12:00- 2:00 (2 hours)

1:45- 4:00 (2hrs. 15 min)

3:45- 6:00 (2 hrs. 15 min)

Trick or Treat at Mill Creek – Friday, October 28, 2016

Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Presents… Trick or Treat at Mill Creek. Bulloch County Parks and Recreation is putting on Trick or Treat at Mill Creek this month, October 28th. This event caters to about 1500 kids Halloween cravings each year. With such a large turnout each year, we need as many volunteers nas we can get to do various jobs. If you are interested in the high-energy way of getting community service hours…SIGN UP! The sign up sheet is attached below. The sign up deadline is Wednesday 10/26 at 10 am. Thank you in advance.

Friday, October 28, 2016
12 PM – 3PM and 4:300 PM – 9:30 PM

Volunteer Responsibilities: Setting up & breaking down & helping work carnival games and candy trail as well as inflatables.

# Volunteers Needed: 50 Volunteers needed to work candy stations, deliver candy to different stations and give instructions and directions to those who attend the event

Location: Mill Creek Regional Park
If you sign up,  you will receive a detailed email with directions and instructions 3 days prior to the event. Be on the lookout for that.

Sign up sheet

Please contact Sydney Henry at with any questions.




Carpool drivers needed! Please help with carpooling if you can.


 Volunteers Needed!

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 It’s that time of the year again!  Volunteers are needed to sign out tags for our Holiday Helper Tree 2016.  Volunteers can sign up for hour long shifts from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00, p.m., Nov. 2nd – Nov. 18th.  If you would like to volunteer, sign up in the OLCE, Union 1056!

 Volunteer for Ocean Exchange, Nov. 9-11

We are in need of volunteers to help with Ocean Exchange’s Annual event, November 9-11 in Savannah, GA at the International Trade and Conventions Center.
Ocean Exchange focuses on finding sustainable solutions that improve economies, health, and the environment while respecting local cultures. Every year they host an annual event calling for entrepreneurs with solutions to compete for a $100K Gulfstream prize and $100K WWL prize to the best solutions.
Georgia Southern University partnered with Ocean Exchange to start the BIG Pitch competition seeking solutions from collegiate teams. The winner of the BIG Pitch will receive $10K.
We are in need of volunteers to check-in delegates, assist presenters during the competition,  and take delegate notes as feedback for solutions.
Sign up to volunteer now on
Ideally, we would like to engage the MBA students in Savannah since they are closest, but we have plenty of volunteer slots to fill if students from Statesboro can make it down to Savannah.



Volunteer with the Bulloch County Teen Maze, Sat Oct. 24th-26th

The Teen Maze is a unique, interactive learning experience that allows teens to go through life lessons in a practical, safe environment.  Students will be able to “experience” the consequences of poor and good decision making with real life examples. All 8th grade students in Bulloch County will be participating in this activity.

Life sessions include: Leadership/Youth Development; Social Behaviors; Risky Behaviors; Abusive Behaviors; Legal/Court; Mental Health/Substance Abuse; Life and Loss; Reflection and graduation.

Volunteers are needed to assist with setup, take-down, and at various stations.

All events are located at the Kiwanis Fairgrounds at 16942 GA-67, Statesboro, GA 30458

Volunteers will be needed at the following times.

October 24 – 6:00pm-7:30pm                 

October 25 – 9:00am-11:00am

October 25 – 12:00pm-2:00pm

October 26 – 9:00am-11:00pm

October 26 – 12:00pm-2:00pm

To volunteer, call or send your email address to Lynne Sroczynski. Send the date and time you are available to:

Lynne Sroczynski-764.6405 office or 912.682.7019 cell-


 GSU All STEM Day, Nov. 9th

The Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education will be conducting our 3rd GSU All STEM Day on November 9th and are in need of volunteers to escort groups of middle and high school aged students from several different locations on campus. Shifts are 1 hour 30 minutes each- first session at 10:30 am-12pm and second session at 1:10 pm- 2:40 pm. Lunch will be provided to those who support the event. Please contact Shawn Jackson at (912)478-8650 or We greatly appreciate your support.


Walk to END Alzheimer’s of Statesboro, GA, Nov 4th

Agency: Alzheimer’s Association
Date: Friday, November 4th
Time: Registration will begin at 5 P.M. and the walk will begin at 6:00PM
Location: GSU RAC Pavilion
What volunteers will be doing: Greeting participants, cheering on walkers along the route, helping sponsors set up tables, handing out drinks to participants
Any volunteer requirements (age, skill, background check etc.): Must be 18+
How to sign up: Online at or email
Contact info. for sign up or or 706-836-3461 (call or text)
Any additional information (transportation, attire, etc.): All volunteers will receive a volunteer t-shirt

Hearts and Hands Clinic

We are excited to announce that we have volunteer positions open for this upcoming Spring of 2017, with the positions set to start in January! The Hearts and Hands Clinic relies on student volunteers to facilitate major functions and projects within the Clinic. Because of this, volunteers are expected to commit to at least a semester of weekly volunteering that will work around their school schedule and our clinic schedule. Currently, we are seeking vision, dental, and women’s health coordinators to add to our Hearts and Hands Team. The application can be found at and will be closing on November the 11th, so get your application in soon!

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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Fall Weekly Trips

Cone Homes After School Program* – Mondays 2:30-5:00

After School Garden Program* – Tuesdays 3:30-5:15

Westwood Nursing Home – Tuesdays 2:30 – 4:00

Heritage Inn Nursing Home – Wednesdays 2:00-4:00

After School Program* – Sallie Z. Wednesdays 4:15-5:30

Statesboro Food Bank – Thursdays 10:00-12:00 & Fridays 1:00-3:00

After School Program – Mill Creek* Fridays 3:15-5:30

Habitat for Humanity ReStore – Fridays 1:00-4:00 & Saturdays 8:30-12:00

Statesboro Farmer’s Market and Soup Kitchen – Saturdays 10:45-1:00

Habitat for Humanity Construction expected to resume in October!

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: 10/24/2016

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