Sharing cool, fun volunteering opportunities around Atlanta #volunteerATL
Atlanta International Night Market: 11/03-11/05/2015 – Join the AINM team and learn about ways that you can be a part of this exciting multi-cultural event. There are many opportunities for volunteers to be involved during the event itself and in the months and weeks leading up to this landmark event. Opportunities include setups, ticketing, brand ambassadors, helping with performers, social media, marketing, blogger/writer, etc.: Volunteer!
Strong Legs Run: 11/04/2017- Benefiting, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta this is an event you don’t want to miss. This is the race’s 32nd year and consists of a 10K, 5K, 2K Fun Run and Stroller Roll, and Mascot Trot for the younger participants. All volunteers will receive a free race t-shirt and breakfast items at the event: Volunteer!
Día de los Muertos Festival and Procession en La Buford: 11/04/2017 – The celebration is free and open to the public, and they need your help to support the festivities. Dedicated volunteers will be busy but will have lots of fun in a rewarding and extremely social experience. Please join other volunteers to create a successful event to support the Buford Highway Corridor: Volunteer!
Park Pride’s Plaid Palooza: 11/04/2017 – Participate in Plaid Palooza on to positively transform a section of Historic Fourth Ward Park and raise funds for Park Pride’s programs that support communities and parks throughout the entire city. Volunteers will complete this project while wearing a ridiculous amount of plaid, and celebrate our accomplishments with a “plaid-tastic” party following a morning of hard work. Everyone is required to raise a minimum of $150 for this event: Volunteer!
Teamworks! Kickoff: 11/04/2017 – 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!
The Light Fest: 11/04/2017- The Lights Fest is an experience where thousands of friends and families gather to listen to live music, fill up on food trucks and light up life by sharing personal wishes, dreams and goals. At the perfect moment, everyone ignites their personalized sky lanterns with Tiki torches and lets them take flight. Volunteer opportunities are available to help with check-in, handing out participants’ kits, answering questions, or helping cleanup. Join the fun and play a vital role in the success of The Lights Fest: Volunteer!
Westside Volunteer Corps November Day of Service: 11/11/2017- In celebration of our military veterans and active service members, Westside Volunteer Corps and The Mission Continues are joining forces to serve the Historic Westside on Veterans Day. In partnership with Friends of the Park, The Mission Continues’ 1st Platoon is rallying volunteers to serve alongside local veterans to improve and beautify the park adjacent to the English Avenue Campus. All volunteers are invited to wrap up the day with a Veterans Day Cookout to honor the community’s veterans, organized by Friends of Mattie Freeland Park: Volunteer!
Holiday Lights at Collegetown: 11/12/2017 – Volunteers needed to help install lights on 78 fruit trees throughout the Truly Living Well Farm for their 2nd annual “Light the Farm” Fundraiser on December 9th. Volunteers will string LED lights vertically and attach with zip ties. This opportunity is great for groups as trees will be sectioned in lots of 5-8 trees. Additional farm structures will be draped with lights as identified. All supplies and lights to be used will be labeled accordingly: Volunteer!
Georgia Gives Day: 11/16/2017 – Georgia Gives Day is a collaboration of Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN) in partnership with participating nonprofits, state agencies, corporations and businesses, associations, foundations, and public relations and advertising firms: Register your nonprofit!
Chose Peace 5K: 11/18/2017 – The Choose Peace 5k supports the Races for Peace organization. Their goals is to raise funds for Races for Peace programs, local charities engaged in promoting peace in accordance with the Races for Peace mission, and organizational operations. Volunteers are needed at their 5K race to help with setup/breakdown, water station, cheering on participants, course monitors, etc. At a time when hate is loud, love cannot be silent. Sign up to celebrate peace and diversity: Volunteer!
Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon & 5K: 11/18-11/23/2017 – Kick off your Thanksgiving by volunteering at the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon & 5K. This event is an Atlanta tradition! Help cheer runners and walkers as earn their turkey. Volunteer opportunities are available to help at the expo or on race day: Volunteer!
Atlanta Women’s Build: 09/30-11/18/2017 – The Atlanta Women’s Build (AWB) is a grassroots effort led by individual women who raise funds to sponsor and construct an Atlanta Habitat for Humanity home for a working mother and her family. Over eight weeks, women volunteers work side-by-side with the homebuyer to construct the house, offering a unique opportunity to highlight the ways that Atlanta Habitat empowers women and builds stability in communities. Join them as they build TWO homes in 2017. NOTE: You must create a VolunteerHub account in order to register. If the event says “RESERVED” or does not appear, then you have not logged in: Volunteer!
Volunteer for Dad’s Garage Shows: Invasion Christmas Carol: Opportunities are available Nov-Dec to volunteer at this Half-Improvised Invasion Christmas Carol show! Dad’s Garage is a comedy and improv theatre located in the Old Fourth Ward in Atlanta, GA. Where you can find scripted plays, improv classes, and Atlanta improv comedy every Thursday – Saturday. Dad’s Garage engages, cultivates and inspires artists and audiences alike by producing innovative, scripted and improvised works that are recognized locally, nationally and internationally for being undeniably awesome: 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!