Year Round Fun

Here’s a (growing) list of some places around the Atlanta area looking for volunteers all year. Find one that fits your interest, and check them out!

  • Atlanta Habitat for Humanity Young Professionals: The Young Professionals group is a self-directed, professional-led organization that works cooperatively with Atlanta Habitat for Humanity through service, advocacy, fundraising and professional and leadership development. Members of the group have the opportunity to be connected and engaged with one of Atlanta’s leading nonprofit organizations. Join the Fun!
  • Big Brothers Big Sister of Metro Atlanta – Can you picture yourself as a Big? Volunteering just eight hours a month as a Big brother or Big sister can truly transform a young person’s life. By spending time together doing activities you enjoy such as shooting hoops, playing board games, hiking, eating pizza, or learning to cook, you can significantly impact your Little Brother or Little Sister’s future: More Info!
  • Drawchange:  Drawchange is dedicated to aid global change by supplying the world’s children with empowering art experiences so they can effectively visualize a better life for themselves. Volunteers can help with special projects, events or administrative tasks around the office: Volunteer!
  • Free fab’rik – free shopping sprees for girls in need: Free shopping sprees are a chance for girls in need to experience the thrill of boutique shopping, but without the pressure of price tags. As a personal stylist, you’ll be paired with a girl to help her shop, while reminding her that she is beautiful inside and out. This will be a private shopping event, where the girls will select the perfect outfit to take home free of charge. You will not only learn her style, but also share your stories: Volunteer!
  • Georgia Alliance to End Homelessness: The Georgia Alliance to End Homelessness is a state-wide network committed to fostering strategic initiatives to build a collaborative response to the needs of homeless persons in Georgia. They are currently seeking volunteers to helping with administrative tasks around the office and assistance in planning future fundraising events: Volunteer!
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Volunteer Program: The world’s busiest airports is seeking volunteers for their volunteer program. Volunteers welcome and assist visitors and share information about the Airport. They will also help conduct tours, provide escorts, assist in emergencies and irregular operations, and participate in special 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!
  • Hope thru Soap: Hope Thru Soap is an organization that travels around Atlanta offering showers and love to those in need. You can help by donating to the cause or you can also donate your time by volunteering at one of their events. Contact them via Facebook for more info: Volunteer!
  • Open Hand Atlanta: Open Hand Atlanta combines home-delivered meals and nutrition education as a means to reinforce the connection between informed food choices and improved quality of life. Opportunities include packing meals, driving meal delivery routes, and working with the senior health and wellness programs. : Volunteer!
  • Our Cooler: Every Sunday afternoon, Our Cooler passes out free water on the Atlanta Beltline. They are looking for volunteers to help with this effort. There are no water fountains on the Beltline so most people are very grateful, making it a fun and easy volunteering experience. Volunteers need to enjoy or at least be amused by people. If interested, send them a direct message on Instagram or text Wes Wooten (706-482-8193): Volunteer!
  • Pajama Program Reading Center: The Pajama Program Reading Center in Atlanta just opened up in June! Check them out for opportunities to volunteer at one of their reading parties: 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!
  • Shepherd Center’s Junior Committee: The Junior Committee is a group of approximately 200 Atlanta young professionals dedicated to raising money and awareness for Shepherd Center.  Junior Committee members join to help raise money for the Center, have fun, and meet other young professionals interested in giving back to their community: Join the fun!
  • Southwest Key Programs: Ready to impact change? Be a mentor! Southwest Key Program: Youth Mentoring is looking for mentors in the Atlanta area to volunteer to work with at risk youth: Volunteer!
  • Special Advocate for Children (Long Term Volunteer Opportunity): A Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) is a trained community volunteer who is appointed by a judge to advocate for an abused or neglected child in juvenile court deprivation proceedings. his is long-term volunteer opportunity.  CASAs are community volunteers who are professionally trained to gather information about a child and his/her family, identify needs and possible services, speak on behalf of the child in court and monitor court orders and case plans to make sure that the case is moving forward: Volunteer!
  • The Bloom Closet: Bloom provides safe shelter and physical, educational and emotional support to children who have been victims of abuse, neglect or other tragic circumstances, in order to strengthen them for the next phase of life. Volunteers are needed to sort and hang clothing as well assist parents and foster children when they shop in the store: Volunteer!
  • Woodlands Garden: Woodlands Garden is an eight acre wooded public garden in Decatur, GA. Their mission is to  preserve the garden as an urban sanctuary to educate and engage the community in the natural world.  Volunteer can assist with activities ranging from invasive plant removal to installing new gardens. Volunteers also help with many non-horticulture tasks like hosting public events like Music in the Garden on Sundays, data entry of email addresses, and all types of office tasks: Volunteer!