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September 25th, October 7th & 23rd, November 4th & 20th opportunities to prepare and serve a meal for the youth at Covenant House Georgia: 
At The Covenant House Georgia, the only crisis shelter for youth ages 17-21, we recognize God's providence and fidelity to his people and are dedicated to living out his covenant among ourselves and those children we serve, with absolute respect and unconditional love. That commitment calls us to serve suffering children of the street, and to protect and safeguard all children. Just as Christ in His humanity is the visible sign of God's presence among his people, so our efforts together in the covenant community are a visible sign that effects the presence of God, working through the Holy Spirit among ourselves and our kids. http://www.covenanthousega.org
 
Come out and help prepare & serve a meal for 16 Youth at The Covenant House.  If time permits, we will share a fun activity as well.  The volunteer shift is from 5-7pm. Space is limited.This project site is located in West Midtown.  The minimum age to volunteer with adult supervision is 16.  Court-ordered volunteers are not permitted to serve. 
 
Since there has been some confusion on how to get to the site, please click here to print out the directions. Information about volunteering
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October 4, 2014:
 
The LIVE LOVE EVENT is designed to provide hands-on opportunities of service for individuals to meet basic community needs. We make volunteering easy! For the Fall LIVE LOVE EVENT, we are excited to be partnering with a variety of amazing organizations and offer a variety of great projects.The event will take place Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 12:00-4:00. The rally will be held at 200 Permalume Place NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 and the projects will include…

  • Serving Meals to Homeless People
  • Building Kitchen Tables
  • Serving Meals to Formerly Homeless Veterans
  • Assisting a Homeless Shelter
  • Working at a Sober Living Facility
  • Shopping for a Food Pantry
  • Assisting a Food Pantry’s Warehouse

This event will fill up as we only have enough space for 150 participants.

Register by September 23rd to guarantee your event t-shirt.
 
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October 4th, November 1st & December 6th Chastain Memorial Park Conservancy clean up
 
Chastain Memorial Park is Atlanta's largest, providing the North Atlanta community with 268 acres of recreation and greenspace. The mission of the Conservancy is to restore enhance, maintain & preserve Chastain Memorial Park.

Join the Chastain Memorial Park Conservancy in restoring, maintaining, and enhancing sections of Atlanta's largest park, which spans more than 260 acres. Volunteers will clear overgrowth, spread mulch, plant trees and perform general park cleanup. 

Volunteers 8 to 15 years of age may serve with adult supervision; ages 16 and older without. Volunteers, especially those who are allergic to poison ivy, should wear long sleeves, pants and closed-toe shoes.

This project can accomodate up to 300 volunteers with at least two weeks advance notice. Court-ordered volunteers are welcomed.  This project site is located in NW Atlanta. Information about volunteering 
 
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The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art needs volunteers for Chalkfest 2014!
 
October 11th & 12th: Volunteer at Chalkfest in the Marietta Square. Volunteer shifts for both days are 9-1pm, 1-3pm, 3-5pm and volunteer duties include providing hospitality for artists, parking attendant, setting up tables, chairs, supporting the festival, etc. 
 
Email Jennifer Fox to sign up as a volunteer jfoxmcma@bellsouth.net by October 3rd and for more information about the event go to http://www.mariettachalkfest.com.
 
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October 18, 2014 is Hands On Atlanta Day! Click here  to view all Atlanta area volunteer events. See below for the Cobb County event.
 
Belmont Hills Elementary School (Hands On Atlanta Day 2014)Belmont Hills Elementary School's mission is to meet the needs of the 21st Century, by implementing a creative approach to rigorous curriculum through collaboration, communication and real world problem solving skills.
 
During Hands On Atlanta Day, volunteers will help children to assemble and paint 10 bird houses to be hung in garden area. They will also create vegetable garden signage to be placed in existing vegetable boxes. Volunteers will also assemble and stain picnic benches and tables, and beautify the school's amphitheater and playground area by replacing existing logs around the perimeter of the amphitheater, replacing wood on top of the podium, pulling weeds, trimming bushes and planting bulbs.This project site is located in Smyrna, GA.  Volunteers must be 8 years of age with adult supervision.  A ration of 1 adult for every 5 youth must be present at the project. Court-ordered volunteers are not permitted.  This project site is accessible for wheelchair users.
 
Click here for registration information starting 9/17/14.
 
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November 1, 2014

 

Making Strides of Cobb County

 

 

9:00AM 5K Run Glover Park at Marietta Square (50 E Park Square, Marietta, GA)

 

 

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a celebration of survivorship an occasion to express hope and our shared determination to make this breast cancer's last century.

The fight to end breast cancer starts with a single step. Take that step with us at the American Cancer Society Making Strides of Cobb County walk. It will take each and every one of us to rally together and finish the fight against breast cancer. Just a few hours of your time at our non-competitive, 5K (3.1 mile) event will help bring a lifetime of change for people facing breast cancer and their families. CLICK HERE (http://makingstrides.acsevents.org/site/TR/MakingStridesAgainstBreastCancer/MSABCCY14SA?fr_id=62690&pg=entry) for more information.

 
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Volunteer at Goodwill of North Georgia:

Placement Call Specialist  - Contact Career Center participants to document the progress they've made with their job search.  

Computer Support Assistant -Assist Career Center participants format their résumés and cover letters, search online, and fax and copy documents.

Class Instructor - Instruct students by teaching basic skills classes, including basic computers, how to upload your résumé, and other job skills and search courses.

Special Projects - We are looking for volunteers to assist with our job fairs and job research projects.

We also have a special need for volunteers that speak Spanish. 

 

Contact Sadie at 678-701-0591 for more information or go to http://goodwillng.org/Donate/Volunteer-and-In-kind.aspx

 
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Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art needs volunteers to help with eight exhibit openings per year and the four Martinis & Music events per year. Please call (770) 528 1444 for more information.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
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