Sharing cool, fun volunteering opportunities around Atlanta #volunteerATL
Dragon Con: 09/01-09/04/2017 – Volunteer at one largest pop culture conventions in the world! Everyone who signs up to volunteer by the first of August and is accepted into a department will receive a unique volunteer lanyard and t-shirt: Volunteer!
Kashi Atlanta Street Meals Program: 09/05/2017- Join Kashi from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Kashi Atlanta in Candler Park to make lunch for homeless men, women, and children in downtown Atlanta. Volunteers will be doing food preparation, including chopping vegetables, and cooking to prepare a healthy, vegetarian meal to serve 100+ on Wednesday afternoon. This is an opportunity to interact with positive people, intent on making a difference. Kashi practices the yogic principles of nurturing, healing, compassion, inner growth, and community service: Volunteer!
Kaiser Permanente Corporate Run/Walk: 09/07/2017 – Volunteer at one of Atlanta’s largest corporate run/walk. The Kaiser Permanente Corporate Run/Walk & Fitness Program is designed to promote health, wellness and fitness among metro Atlanta companies and their employees. A portion of proceeds benefits the Atlanta Community Food Bank and Back on My Feet: Volunteer!
Living Wall Conference: 09/08-09/17/2017 – The Living Walls Conference unites street artists and scholars from across the globe to engage in meaningful discourse about public spaces. Volunteer opportunities include event coordinators/project managers, as well volunteers for different events planned throughout the week (restaurant week, bike and trolley tours, Living Rooms, etc. ). Sign up for their mailing list to stay informed about these exciting opportunities: Volunteer!
Free Humana Atlanta 5K: 09/09/2017 – Come Rock a Free 5K, sponsored by Humana and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. Participants are ask to donate to the The Atlanta Community Food Bank in an effort to support the local community: Sign up!
Teamworks! Kickoff: 09/09/2017 – The TeamWorks! program brings together volunteers through service projects and team building activities to create a unique, team-based service learning program. Each Round starts with a Kick-Off (orientation) at the Hands On Atlanta office, where you’ll form teams, participate in Team building activities, and learn the details of that Round’s Projects: Volunteer!
RAGTRADE Atlanta: application due 09/15/2017 – RAGTRADE Atlanta is taking applications for volunteers to help with the RAGTRADE ATLANTA Fashion event in October 2017. Fun fact–RAGTRADE ATLANTA organizes Atlanta’s official fashion week! RAGTRADE Atlanta was created by a group of industry professionals who are passionate about developing a vibrant and globally recognized fashion community for the City of Atlanta. Deadline to submit volunteer application is 09/15/2017: Volunteer!
Freemont Foundation’s Represent Yourself 5K Run/Walk: 09/16/2017 – The race will take place at Grant Park. Proceeds benefit scholarships for high school, undergraduate and graduate students nationwide studying the sciences and to provide free ACT and SAT preparation to high school students. Registration is $25 if you would like to run and support the cause. Volunteer opportunities are also available if you would like to help out: Volunteer!
Swim Across America – Atlanta Open Water Swim: 09/23/2017 – This is an open water swim at Lake Lanier, organized to “Make Waves to Fight Cancer.”Proceeds from the 2017 swims support pediatric oncology and leukemia research at the Swim Across America Lab, located at Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta: Volunteer!
GWTW Girls in Aviation Day: 09/23/2017 – Girls in Aviation Day (GIAD) will be held at the Delta Flight Museum from 12:00am-4:00pm and hosted by the Atlanta Gone with the Wind Chapter of Women in Aviation. Volunteers are needed to help with registration, greeting people, directing people within the museum, and passport verification: Volunteer!
Atlanta Streets Alive: 09/24/2017 – Sign up to be a route hero. Each Hero pedals an assigned portion of the route, assisting participants along the way: Volunteer!
Shepherd Center: Shepherd Center is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neuromuscular conditions. There are a variety of opportunities for volunteers, whether you enjoy interacting with patients, performing clerical tasks or assisting with fun events: Volunteer!
Honor Flight Conyers: Honor Flight of Conyers is a local chapter or “Hub” of the Honor Flight Network, a non profit program created solely to honor America’s veterans for all their sacrifices by flying these American heroes to Washington, DC to visit and reflect at their memorials. There are several ways to volunteer, including greeting veterans at airports or serving as a guardian (volunteers who accompany Veterans throughout the trip): Volunteer!