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Volunteer Opportunities

 

   

 

Volunteer Opportunities are a great way to get involved with your community while building transferable skills to include on your resume!!!

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, April 8th. 

For more details and application, click on the link below.

Ambassador Application & Info

 

 

 

AVAILABLE DATES FOR VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES IN THE COMMUNITY

Highlander Helping Hands

 

Lamar County Health Department      *Only Nursing and Health Informatics (Health Services Information Administration

 Where: 118 Academy Dr # B, Barnesville, GA 30204

        -Activity: School Health Center Assistant

        -When: Tuesdays and Thursdays

You can contact: (770) 358-1483.

(Website: http://www.lamarcountyga.com/healthdept.html)

 

Carver Road Middle School           *Badge Rerquired: Sign up for ID Badge to Volunteer throughout the school

   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

 

-Activity: Library Assistance             *Badge Required: Sign up for ID Badge to Volunteer throughout the school

-When: After School

                        -Monday through Thursday 4:15 to 5:15pm

 

To apply for Badge:

            -Application must be done

http://www.applitrack.com/griffin/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&category=Volunteers

            -Small Fee of $5 must be payed to receive ID Badge

 

The second link explains the background check.

http://www.spalding.k12.ga.us/files/_tCKHs_/52bfc57e4b4247c53745a49013852ec4/Volunteers.pdf

 

Additional Activities for Approved Students with Badges Include:

      Test Prep

      Mentors for Young Gents and Young Ladies of Distinction

      Library Assistance 

      Bulletin Boards Set-up

 

Activities for upcoming months are currently being made for the following places:

Sunny Grove Assisted Living Center - Barnesville, GA

 

Website: www.sunnygrove.net

Address: 665 Gordon Rd, Barnesville, GA 30204

Phone: (678) 359-1246           (Ask for Activity Coordinator)

 

Heritage Inn - Barnesville, GA

 Website: www.heritageinnbarnesville.org

Address: 946 Veterans Pkwy, Barnesville, GA 30204

Phone: (770) 358-2485

(Ask for Activity Coordinator)

 

Pruitt Health - Forsyth, GA 

Website: http://www.pruitthealth.com/

Address: 521 Cabaniss Rd, Forsyth, GA 31029

Phone: (478) 994-5671          

(Ask for Activity Coordinator)

 

The Woods at Home - Griffin, GA

 Address: 1401 Macon Rd, Griffin, GA 30224

Phone: (770) 412-6005

(Ask for Activity Coordinator)

 

Pike/Lamar Services, Inc. - Barnesville, GA

 Website: http://barnesville.org/wpbdm-directory/pike-lamar-services-inc/

 Address: 210 Chaffin St, Barnesville, GA 30204

Phone: (770) 358-0743

(Ask for Activity Coordinator)

 

Brightmoor Senior Living - Griffin, GA

 Website: brightmoorhospice.com

Address: 3223 Newnan Rd, Griffin, GA 30223

Phone: (770) 227-9950

 

 

Internship Opportunities provided as well:

PruittHealth of Forsyth

Website: http://www.pruitthealth.com/

Address: 521 Cabaniss Rd, Forsyth, GA 31029

Phone: (478) 994-5671           (Ask for Activity Coordinator)

-Business Majors

-Human Services Majors

-Nursing Majors (Maybe)

 

 

Go Online and Sign Up your organization for Opportunities:

Noah’s Ark

Website: http://www.noahs-ark.org/

Address: 712 L G Griffin Rd, Locust Grove, GA 30248

Phone: (770) 957-0888

 

 

Contact Individually for Opportunities:

Bridgeway Hospice

Assign to different work areas need for:

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

 

Website: http://bridgewayhospice.org/

Offices at:

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

 

Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine Health Promotion Resource Center

Assist with running activities on Gordon State College campus and around Barnesville, GA

 Address: Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM)

 20 Westview Drive, SW | Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Phone: (404) 752-1515

 

 

Set Dates:

Lamar County Health Department

            *Only Nursing and Health Informatics (Health Services Information Administration

 Where: 118 Academy Dr # B, Barnesville, GA 30204

                         -Activity: School Health Center Assistant

                        -When: Tuesdays and Thursdays

 You can contact: (770) 358-1483.

(Website: http://www.lamarcountyga.com/healthdept.html)

 

Carver Road Middle School           

*Sign up for ID Badge to Volunteer throughout the school

 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

 -Activity: Library Assistance

-When: After School

                        -Monday through Thursday 4:15 to 5:15pm

 

PruittHealth of Forsyth

*Application to be done to work throughout the Healthcare Building

 Where: 521 Cabaniss Rd,

Forsyth, GA 31029

                         -Activity: Daytime Activity of the Day

                        -When: Monday through Friday 10am to 11am

                         -Activity: Afternoon Activity of the Day

                        -When: Monday through Friday 3:00pm until 4:30pm

 

 

 

Chamber of Commerce Barnesville

Yearly Activities:

    BBQ & Blues (April, or May)

     Farmers Market (May)

     Movies in the Park (May)

     Buggy Days (September)

     Illumination Celebration (November)

(Event page: http://barnesville.org/events-festivals/)

 

 Event: Buggy Days

When: September 18-20, 2015

Where: Downtown Barnesville

The 2016 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.

 

 

Opportunities to sign up for individually to get passes:

Carver Road Middle School 

*Sign up for ID Badge to Volunteer throughout the school

            -Application must be done

            -Small Fee of $5 must be payed to receive ID Badge

Included is the link to apply to be a GSCS Volunteer. The second link explains the background check. I am thrilled to partner with Gordon's Career Services for service learning.

http://www.applitrack.com/griffin/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&category=Volunteers

http://www.spalding.k12.ga.us/files/_tCKHs_/52bfc57e4b4247c53745a49013852ec4/Volunteers.pdf

 

Where: 2185 Carver Road

             Griffin, GA 30224

 

Activities: Test Prep

      Mentors for Young Gents and Young Ladies of Distinction

      Library Assistance 

      Bulletin Boards 

 

 

PruittHealth of Forsyth

*Application to be done to work throughout the Healthcare Building

 -Application must be filled out

-Test must be done for the safety of the residence

 Where: 521 Cabaniss Rd,

 Forsyth, GA 31029

 

 Noah's Ark

Where: 712 L G Griffin Rd, Locust Grove, GA 30248

Phone: (770) 957-0888

 Habitat Hours:  Tues - Sat 10:00am -3:00pm

  

 Noah's Ark Individual Volunteers:

- A "hands off "facility

- Help with watching the animals in the habitat

- Walk the sanctuary keeping an eye out for the animals and the visitors from 11-3pm

   Tuesday thru Saturday only

- Other opportunities:

-Helping with the lawn maintenance, mechanical needs, plumbing etc....

- Habitat Ambassadors (this takes 3 days of training): Answering questions about

  Noah's Ark and the animals

 

*Must be at least 18 years old (Or have a guardian with you at all times) you would need to set up an interview (which is done the same time you fill out a volunteer packet) with Selena Ensley (Noah's Ark Volunteer Coordinator).  Set up an interview on Tues-Fri at 11:15 to 1:15. Please contact Selena Ensley to let her know which day and time works

 Noah's Ark Group Volunteers:

- A "hands off "facility

- Help with watching the animals in the habitat

- Walk the sanctuary keeping an eye out for the animals and the visitors from 11-3pm

   Tuesday thru Saturday only

- Other opportunities:

-Helping with the lawn maintenance, mechanical needs, plumbing etc....

- Assist with what the grounds keeper needs for that day. 

*Contact Selena Ensley to let her know which day the group would like to volunteer and she can make sure that day is open.
Group volunteer days can be any Tues-Saturday 10am - 1pm.

Please let her know what day, how many in your party, and the age range.

 

Salvation Army Thrift Store:

 -Anytime Time

-Any day

-Allow up to 3 volunteers

-Volunteers must sign in

 

Salvation Army Thrift Store

725 Meriwether St (Griffin)

(770) 412-6561

Salvation Army Thrift Store

178 N Benton St (Griffin)

(770) 775-2940

Salvation Army Thrift Store

303 N 13th St (Griffin)

(770) 228-0373

The Salvation Army Thrift Store

228 North Expy (Griffin)

(770) 228-0373

 

 

- Goodwill of North Georgia: Griffin Store and Donation Center

-Must sign up and go through training to volunteer

1424 N Expy

Griffin, GA

(770) 228-0813