Volunteer Opportunities for the Entire Family

Posted by Blanchard and Calhoun on Monday, August 30th, 2021 at 9:41am

Volunteering in Augusta GA

Volunteering as a family in not only a great way to contribute to the community, but it also teaches children job skills, responsibility and instills compassion. Volunteering together makes your family and community stronger. If you are looking for opportunities, the entire family can do together, keep reading. Below is a list of organizations that welcome volunteers. Check them out and get involved!

Ronald McDonald House

This location provides a place for the families who are caring for their critically injured or ill children who are staying in a local hospital.

Age Preference: 15 years and up (or 10 & up accompanied by an adult)

Volunteering opportunities include:

  • Meal prep for the families.

  • Organizing a craft, painting or activity for the children to enjoy during their stay.

  • Older kids can volunteer as a “House Warmer” (shows new families around) or in the welcome desk.

 

Golden Harvest Food Bank

They provide quality food and grocery products to people in need in our community.

Age Preference: Children of helping age must be accompanied by an adult or guardian.

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Sorting and packing donated food items

  • Sorting through personal hygiene items

  • Sorting through home goods

  • Prepare and serve meals at the Master’s Table Soup Kitchen (must be 18+)

 

Augusta Dream Center

This facility provides clothes, food and resources for families in need.

Age Preference: Children of helping age must be accompanied by an adult or guardian.

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Sorting through donated clothes and/or food items

  • Serving meals

  • Organizing clothes closet

  • Sorting through personal hygiene items

 

SPCA Albrecht Center

Volunteer at an animal shelter! This place really has a heart for our fellow furry friends.

Age Preference: 16 and over (children between 12-16 years of age can join as junior volunteers)

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Dog walking and training

  • Cat Care and Enrichment

  • Thrift Store

  • Clinic Greeter

  • Fostering

  • Offset Adoptions

  • Service Projects

 

Other Volunteer Opportunities 

Boys and Girls Club

The after-school program is always looking for volunteers.

Age Requirement: Must be 18 with HS Diploma

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Homework Helper

  • Sports Coach

  • Club “Super Hero” Assistant

  • Game Room Attendant

 

Child Enrichment

Child Enrichment is a child advocacy center.

Age Requirement: Must be 18

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Office Assistance

  • Cleaning

  • Clothes Closet

  • Special Events

  • Heroes Club Buddy

 

United Way

A community resource for those who need help.

Age Requirement: Must be 18

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Delivery and pick up drivers

  • Special event help

Click here for a list of ongoing events that welcome volunteers.

 

Salvation Army

A community resource for those who need help.

Age Requirement: Must be 18

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Delivery and pick up drivers

  • Special event help

  • Prepare and/or serve meals at the Soup Kitchen

  • Bell Ringers

  • Clerical Support

  • Teach skills

  • Angel Warehouse

  • Seasonal Drives

  • And much more!

Do you know of any organizations that are looking for volunteers of all ages? Tell us about them in the comments below.

 

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