Volunteer Opportunities are a great way to get involved with your community while building transferable skills.
Employers: If you have an event coming up and need volunteers, click on the link above and register with College Central Network. Under the "Target Job List", simply select the "Volunteer" option.
Students: Click on the link above and log into your College Central account and select the "Search Postings at My School" link. Then select the "Volunteer" option in the "Target Job List" to view all volunteer opportunities.
LOOKING FOR LEADERS!
The Career Services Center is currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated future professionals to serve as Student Ambassadors. Leadership is an essential competency in any work environment. Student ambassadors will obtain formal leadership training and have an opportunity to gain priceless experiential learning to build professional credentials. The deadline for application submission is Friday, September 1st.
For more details and application, click on the link below.
VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES IN THE COMMUNITY
Highlander Helping Hands
A resource program that provides volunteer opportunities for students to serve in the community while building career-readiness skills.
Nursing and Health Management/Human Services
Lamar County Health Department
*Only Nursing and Health Informatics
-Where: 118 Academy Dr # B, Barnesville, GA 30204
-Activity: School Health Center Assistant
-When: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Phone: (770) 358-1483
Sunny Grove Assisted Living Center
-Where: 665 Gordon Rd, Barnesville, GA 30204
Phone: (678) 359-1246 (Ask for Activity Coordinator)
-Where: 946 Veterans Pkwy, Barnesville, GA 30204
Phone: (770) 358-2485 (Ask for Activity Coordinator)
-Where: 521 Cabaniss Rd, Forsyth, GA 31029
Phone: (478) 994-5671 (Ask for Activity Coordinator)
The Woods at Home
-Where: 1401 Macon Rd, Griffin, GA 30224
Phone: (770) 412-6005 (Ask for Activity Coordinator)
Pike/Lamar Services, Inc.
-Where: 210 Chaffin St, Barnesville, GA 30204
Phone: (770) 358-0743 (Ask for Activity Coordinator)
Brightmoor Senior Living
-Where: 3223 Newnan Rd, Griffin, GA 30223
Phone: (770) 227-9950
-Where: (Multiple Locations)
Address: 354 Corporate Center Ct, Stockbridge, GA, 30281 Phone: 678-583-2269
Address: 400 Franklin Rd., Suite 230, Marietta, GA, 30067 Phone: 770-427-2700
Address: 1731 Meriweather Drive Suite 101, Watkinsville, GA 30677 Phone: 706-546-0286
-Activity: Direct Patient Support such as performing household chores, shopping, transportation, companionship, lawn care, and dog walking. Ancillary Services such as answering telephones, filing, data entry, and patient & family mailings.
Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine Health Promotion Resource Center
-Activity: Assist with running activities on Gordon State College campus and around Barnesville, Georgia.
-Where: Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM). 20 Westview Drive, SW | Atlanta, Georgia 30310.
Phone: (404) 752-1515
Carver Road Middle School
*Badge Required: Sign up for ID Badge to Volunteer throughout the school. Apply here: http://www.applitrack.com/griffin/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&category=Volunteers
-Where: 2185 Carver Road, Griffin GA 30224
-Activity: Test Prep
-When: (During school, after school and Saturday); Monday through Friday 10:30am to 11:30am
-When: After School; Monday through Thursday 4:15 to 5:15pm
Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary
-Where: 712 L G Griffin Rd, Locust Grove, GA 30248
Phone: (770) 957-0888
Chamber of Commerce Barnesville
-Where: 100 Commerce Pl, Barnesville, GA
BBQ & Blues (April, or May)
Farmers Market (May)
Movies in the Park (May)
Buggy Days (September)
Illumination Celebration (November)
Phone: (770) 358-5884
-Where: Downtown Barnesville
The Barnesville Buggy Days celebrates Barnesville’s heritage as the Buggy Capital of the South during the late 1800′s. Thus event is held on the third full weekend in September. For more information, please contact the Chamber at (770) 358-5884.
Salvation Army Thrift Store
-Where: (Multiple Locations)
725 Meriwether St (Griffin) (770) 412-6561
178 N Benton St (Griffin) (770) 775-2940
303 N 13th St (Griffin) (770) 228-0373
228 North Expy (Griffin) (770) 228-0373
Goodwill of North Georgia: Griffin Store and Donation Center
-Where: 1424 N Expy, Griffin, GA
-Activity: Various; Must sign-up and complete training to volunteer.
Phone: (770) 228-0813