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Weekly Volunteer Trips

Looking for Ways to Serve?  Take a trip and make a difference!

Weekly volunteer trips leave from the Office of Leadership and Community Engagement (located in Kennedy Hall this summer) and serve a variety of community agencies. Weekly trip opportunities include children’s after school recreation, tutoring, gardening programs, home construction, nursing homes, and farmer’s markets. Transportation is provided and each trip is led by an experienced student volunteer. Join other Georgia Southern students, connect with the broader community, and learn about important local issues!


 What you need to know…

Please do not drive yourself. Weekly volunteer trips are open only to Georgia Southern students who sign up through our office and use office transportation, due to limited space available at the agencies.  This summer, you can sign up for trips online! The link is available here under Weekly Trips. You can also sign up in person by visiting us in Kennedy Hall from Monday at 8am until the trip departs. For Saturday trips, you have from Monday at 8am until Friday at 5pm to come by the office and sign up. Note: You can only sign up for trips one week at a time! If you have questions regarding the trips, please contact our office at leader@georgiasouthern.edu


Summer 2017 Weekly Service Opportunities

To see the schedule or sign up for any of these opportunities, click here and scroll down to Weekly Trips.

Volunteer with area nursing homes: Our nursing home volunteer opportunities at Westwood and Heritage Inn allow students to engage in fun, meaningful activities with the residents. Volunteers are often the highlight of the residents’ day. We play games, do arts & crafts, listen to music, read to the residents, and spend time just listening. 

Volunteer with the Food Bank: Volunteers help with inventory, organize donations, pack food items for distribution, and help to prepare Rebecca’s Café to serve the community!  Volunteers are always welcome at the Statesboro Food Bank.

Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity: Volunteers gain hands on experience with construction, landscaping, and painting while building a new home for a family in need. Don’t forget your safety gear including closed-toed, hard-soled shoes. Dress appropriately for the construction site, if it’s raining we will work at the ReStore.  Gloves and hard hats will be provided. Come be a part of the Habitat family!

Volunteer with the Farmer’s Market: Experience the feeling of community and belonging through volunteering at the local farmer’s market! Volunteers can expect to work in a productive and fun environment with local vendors who are enthusiastic about giving back to their local community. Volunteers will assist with transporting perishable items to a local soup kitchen and interacting with members of the Statesboro community as they shop.

 


Weekly Trips Schedule

Check the calendar regularly for updates (see below)

 

 

 

Last updated: 5/23/2017

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