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Emory Autism Center

Tuesday, Feb 5, 4 pm
Emory Autism Center/ 1551 Shoup Ct, Atlanta, GA 30322

Description:

This trip is an opportunity for those interested in truly understanding individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). There are planned activities that provide volunteers to become acquainted with the strengths and challenges of ASD. Students enjoy the opportunity to learn, first hand, how to successfully interact with and support individuals. Volunteers serve as peer models, providing support via instructive modeling and gentle coaching. 

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Information Session: Literacy Tutoring at Slater Elementary WST

Wednesday, Jan 23, 5 pm
Candler Library Room 120

Kelly and Sophia, the trip leaders, will be hosting an information session about the Literacy Tutoring at Slater Elementary WST on Wednesday, January 25 (1/25) from 5-6pm in Candler Library Room 120. Please come if you have any interest! We would love to answer any questions.

About the trip: Are you interested in education, literacy, tutoring, or working with kids? Do you love reading and want to share your passion with elementary students? Do you want to give back to the Atlanta...

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Literacy Tutoring at Slater Elementary

Monday, Jan 28, 10 am
Meeting at Turman Circle at 10:00 and drive to Slater Elementary School 1320 Pryor Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30315

INFO SESSION: Wednesday 1/23, 5:00-6:00pm, Candler Library Rm 120

Participants for this trip will commit for the entire semester. The participant list is generated at noon the Friday before the trip. Make sure your documents required for this trip are uploaded by this time! Please do not rsvp for the trip after this time as you will not be able to be cleared in time for departure. 

Trip Description:

In the Slater Elementary trip, volunteers will read books...

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Limited spaces available

Behind the Glass

Saturday, Apr 20, 7:15 am
Roundabout behind the AMUC (on Means Drive)

Behind the Glass works with local nonprofit El Refugio to coordinate monthly service trips that allow students of diverse language abilities the opportunity to become more deeply aware of issues surrounding immigration, immigrant detention, and family separation through visitations with detainees at Stewart Detention Center, the largest private detention facility in the US.

Individuals at Stewart come from different walks of life and while detained, they can undergo a lengthy...

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Limited spaces available

La Amistad Afterschool Volunteer

Thursday, Jan 31, 3:15 pm
Meet at AMUC Circle 3:15 and drive to Clairmont Presbyterian Church 1994 Clairmont Rd, Decatur, GA 30033

Description of Trip:  La Amistad is a non-profit organization whose mission is to prepare Latino students and families for success through academic and life enrichment programs. We will be working with La Amistad to serve under-resourced Latino students by providing students with one-one tutoring and homework assistance as well as monthly skill assessments to track their educational progress.  Requirements: - La Amistad Background Check - Official VE Waiver - Criminal History Report...

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Lifeline Animal Project

Friday, Jan 25, 2:30 pm
Meet at the circle behind AMUC/LSM at 2:30PM on Friday and go to the shelter at 129 Lake St, Avondale Estates, GA 30002

Join us every Friday to visit the Lifeline Animal Project in Dekalb to help this wonderful organization. This is a no-kill shelter which accepts animals from various circumstances, provides them with  excellent care and attention, and finds them a loving family to spend the rest of their lives with. Go visit their website if you are curious about them and want to get more involved beyond this weekly service trip. 

The various tasks volunteers will be expected to complete...

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Limited spaces available

Volunteer Orientation: Literacy Tutoring at Slater Elementary WST

Friday, Jan 25, 10 am
Meet at Turman Circle; Orientation at Slater Elementary School,1320 Pryor Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30315

This is a volunteer orientation for anyone who is interested in participating in the Literacy Tutoring at Slater Elementary weekly service trip. The orientation provides a great opportunity for potential volunteers to learn more about the community partner, their mission, the population they serve, and the service volunteers will be performing on the trip. The orientation is optional but strongly recommended.

Trip Leaders:

Sophia Minnillo (sophia.minnillo@emory.edu) Kelly...
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Limited spaces available

Volunteer Orientation: Literacy Tutoring at Slater Elementary WST

Friday, Jan 25, 10 am
Meet at Turman Circle; Orientation at Slater Elementary School,1320 Pryor Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30315

This is a volunteer orientation for anyone who is interested in participating in the Literacy Tutoring at Slater Elementary weekly service trip. The orientation provides a great opportunity for potential volunteers to learn more about the community partner, their mission, the population they serve, and the service volunteers will be performing on the trip. The orientation is optional but strongly recommended.

Trip Leaders:

Sophia Minnillo (sophia.minnillo@emory.edu) Kelly...
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Limited spaces available

Trees Atlanta

Saturday, Jan 26, 8:30 am
The circle outside the AMUC (between Turman and the bus circle)

Please fill out the Official VE Waiver the first time you participate!

We will be working with Trees Atlanta to mulch and upkeep, as well as plant trees in the Atlanta community. Meet some really neat people, see some of the city, and help fill roads and parks with trees!

Bring a reusable water bottle!

Note: We will NOT run a trip on 3/9 and 3/16 (spring break)

Co-Leads:

Amanda Delgado (amanda.marie.delgado@emory.edu) and Megan Johnston...

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The RSVP limit has been reached.

Behind the Glass

Saturday, Jan 26, 7:15 am
Roundabout behind the AMUC (on Means Drive)

Behind the Glass works with local nonprofit El Refugio to coordinate monthly service trips that allow students of diverse language abilities the opportunity to become more deeply aware of issues surrounding immigration, immigrant detention, and family separation through visitations with detainees at Stewart Detention Center, the largest private detention facility in the US.

Individuals at Stewart come from different walks of life and while detained, they can undergo a lengthy...

Will you be participating?
Limited spaces available

Intown Food Pantry

Jan 26 - Apr 27
1026 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA

Want to help mitigate Atlanta's huge food insecurity problem? 

Join us every Saturday for a trip to the Intown Food Pantry to support this establishment that  serves 80-100 men, women, and children each Saturday of the year. Guests make over 6,400 visits to the Pantry each year, receiving 69,000 pounds of food—enough food for 58,000 meals. Supporters of the pantry donate half of the food that is served.

Some roles include: 

Distribution Leader: One needed each...
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Limited spaces available

Atlanta Hospital Hospitality House (AHHH)

Thursday, Jan 24, 5:30 pm
Meet at Turman Circle (next to AMUC), driving to AHHH (1805 S Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307)

*Note: There is no trip on Thursday (3/14) during spring break!

The participant list is generated at noon every 3 days before the trip. Please make sure you sign up each week for this Thursday trip by Monday at noon! If you RSVP after this time, you will not be cleared in time for departure.

What is AHHH?

Interested in cooking for and serving patients? This weekly service trip is partnered with the Atlanta Hospital Hospitality House (AHHH), a non-profit organization...

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Limited spaces available

Graduation Generation Weekly Service Trip

Wednesday, Jan 23, 3 pm
We will meet at the circle behind the DUC (AMUC) and Turman at 3:00pm to travel to MJHS.

We will be working with Graduation Generation, an organization that supports students around Atlanta. Our role will be to tutor students at Maynard Jackson High School to prepare to take the SAT/ACT.

Requirements of Volunteers:

DISCLAIMER: THE PARTICIPANT LIST FOR THIS TRIP WILL BE GENERATED EVERY 3 DAYS BEFORE THE TRIP, SO SUNDAY AT NOON FOR OUR TRIP! MAKE SURE YOUR DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THIS TRIP ARE UPLOADED BY THIS TIME! PLEASE DO NOT RSVP FOR THE TRIP AFTER THIS TIME...

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Limited spaces available

Stride Ahead Health-Checks

Sunday, Jan 27, 4:30 pm
Meet up at AMUC Circle to Little Creek Horse Farm 2057 Lawrenceville Hw, Decatur, GA 30033

Description of Trip: We will be visiting Stride Ahead, a local hippotherapy center, once a month to make sure their twelve horses and ponies are healthy and able to continue their work. We will be weighing the equines, taking their blood pressures, taking their temperatures, and more. 

Requirements of Volunteers:

Criminal History Report (Take this document to the Emory Police Department and then upload the completed document in the format Last name-First name-Background...
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Limited spaces available

Montclair Assisted Living Service Trip

Thursday, Jan 24, 6 pm

Description of Trip:

We will be going to Montclair Assisted Living on Thursday nights and do activities with the residents living there.

Requirement of Volunteers:

THE PARTICIPANT LIST FOR THIS TRIP WILL BE GENERATED EVERY 3 Days before the trip, e.g. every Wednesday for a Saturday trip etc.  AT 12:00 NOON! MAKE SURE YOUR DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THIS TRIP ARE UPLOADED BY THIS TIME! PLEASE DO NOT RSVP FOR THE TRIP AFTER THIS TIME AS YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BE CLEARED...

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Limited spaces available

Montclair Assisted Living Service Trip

Thursday, Jan 24, 6 pm

Description of Trip:

We will be going to Montclair Assisted Living on Thursday nights and do activities with the residents living there.

Requirement of Volunteers:

THE PARTICIPANT LIST FOR THIS TRIP WILL BE GENERATED EVERY 3 Days before the trip, e.g. every Wednesday for a Saturday trip etc.  AT 12:00 NOON! MAKE SURE YOUR DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THIS TRIP ARE UPLOADED BY THIS TIME! PLEASE DO NOT RSVP FOR THE TRIP AFTER THIS TIME AS YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BE CLEARED...

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Limited spaces available

Mind Bubble

Sunday, Jan 27, 12:30 pm
Behind the AMUC / Next to Turman

The participant list for this trip will be generated every 3 days before the trip, eg. every Thursday for a Sunday trip etc. at 12:00 noon! Make sure your documents required for this trip are uploaded by this time! Please do not RSVP for the trip after this time as you will not be able to be cleared in time for departure.

Description of Trip: We help tutor middle school students with any and every subject, as well as engage them in mind stimulating board games to further expand...

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Limited spaces available

MedShare

Saturday, Feb 2, 12:30 pm
Meeting Location: Small circle behind the AMUC

Description of Trip

During the Weekly Service Trip to MedShare, our group of volunteers will assist with packaging and organizing various medical supplies which will later be sent out to under-resourced areas of the world. This service work will include sorting donated medical supplies by expiration date, organizing materials into boxes, and/or moving boxes in the storage room. 

Volunteer Requirements 

NOTE: 

THE PARTICIPANT LIST FOR THIS TRIP WILL BE...

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Stride Ahead

Sunday, Jan 27, 1:30 pm
LSM Street Entrance

THE PARTICIPANT LIST FOR THIS TRIP WILL BE GENERATED EVERY 3 Days before the trip, e.g. every Wednesday for a Saturday trip etc. AT 12:00 NOON! MAKE SURE YOUR DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THIS TRIP ARE UPLOADED BY THIS TIME! PLEASE DO NOT RSVP FOR THE TRIP AFTER THIS TIME AS YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BE CLEARED IN TIME FOR DEPARTURE.

Description of Trip

We help provide equine-assisted therapy lessons to people with mental and/or physical disabilities to help them improve social and...

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The RSVP limit has been reached.

Intown Food Pantry

Saturday, Feb 2, 9:45 am
1026 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

Description of Trip:

The Intown Collaborative Ministries Food Pantry distributes food every Saturday to families and individuals experiencing food insecurity and homelessness. The Pantry serves 80-100 men, women, and children each Saturday of the year. The Pantry utilizes 15–20 volunteers every week with no training needed. Upon arrival, volunteer Orientation begins at 10:10 am, followed by training for all of the assignments. Pantry guests are served between 11:00 am and 12:30 pm,...
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Limited spaces available

Stride Ahead Health-Checks

Sunday, Dec 9, 4:30 pm
Meet up at AMUC Circle to Little Creek Horse Farm 2057 Lawrenceville Hw, Decatur, GA 30033

Description of Trip: We will be visiting Stride Ahead, a local hippotherapy center, once a month to make sure their twelve horses and ponies are healthy and able to continue their work. We will be weighing the equines, taking their blood pressures, taking their temperatures, and more. 

Requirements of Volunteers:

Stride Ahead's training orientation (Next one is Saturday, December 8 at 4pm) Criminal History Report (Take this document to the Emory Police Department and then...
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Limited spaces available

Mind Bubble

Sunday, Dec 9, 12:30 pm
Behind the AMUC / Next to Turman at 12:30pm

This trip will not run the weekend of Thanksgiving Break (11/25)!

The participant list for this trip will be generated every 3 days before the trip, eg. every Thursday for a Sunday trip etc. at 12:00 noon! Make sure your documents required for this trip are uploaded by this time! Please do not RSVP for the trip after this time as you will not be able to be cleared in time for departure.

Description of Trip: We help tutor middle school students with any and every subject,...

Will you be participating?
Limited spaces available

Trees Atlanta

Saturday, Dec 1, 8:30 am
Meet in the AMUC Circle (Between LSM/Turman and Alabama/Cox)

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Waitlist: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1WIU_zKaIh1iK0abFd3GHIoJAKuhW63hgZyHrd6ZKplk/edit?usp=sharing

Description of Trip:

We will be working with Trees Atlanta to mulch and upkeep, as well as plant trees in the Atlanta community. Meet some really neat people, see some of the city, and help fill roads and parks with trees!

Bring a reusable water bottle!

There are forms that need to be completed the first time you...

Will you be participating?
The RSVP limit has been reached.

Atlanta Hospital Hospitality House (AHHH)

Thursday, Nov 29, 5:30 pm
Meet at Turman Circle (next to AMUC), driving to AHHH (1805 S Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307)

*Note: There is no trip on Thursday (11/22) during Thanksgiving break!

The participant list is generated at noon every 3 days before the trip. Please make sure you sign up each week for this Thursday trip by Monday at noon! If you RSVP after this time, you will not be cleared in time for departure.

What is AHHH?

Interested in cooking for and serving patients? This weekly service trip is partnered with the Atlanta Hospital Hospitality House (AHHH), a non-profit...

Will you be participating?
Limited spaces available

Atlanta Community Food Bank (Marta Market)

Friday, Nov 30, 4 pm
20 Broad St SW, Atlanta, GA 30303

On Fridays, volunteers will support the Marta Market at Five Points by setting up the market, handing out grocery bags, keeping the market clean and breaking it down. We will transport students from Emory by picking them up being the AMUC at 4:00 pm and dropping them back off there by 8:30 pm.

Sign up via this link: https://acfb.volunteerhub.com/lp/volunteergroups/event/index/6774653 and search for the correct date.

The date options are:  

Once you have...

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