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WST: The Atlanta Hospitality House

Thursday, Oct 19, 5:30 pm
Meeting at DUC Circle at 5:30 PM and driving to the Atlanta Hospital Hospitality House (1815 S Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307)

Description of the Trip:

Interested in cooking and service? This weekly service trip will be partnering with the Atlanta Hospital Hospitality House, a non-profit organization that provides affordable housing and meals for patients of Atlanta hospitals and their families. Volunteers will be cooking and serving dinner to AHHH every Thursday night.

Requirements of Volunteers:

Weekly Commitment

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Forever Family

Saturday, Nov 11, 5:45 am
Woodruff P.E. Center 26 Eagle Row, Atlanta, GA 30322

Description of Trip:

Accompanying children to prison to see their mothers. Responsible for supervising children and preparing food, games, etc. for them before the trip. When we arrive at the prison, help prepare/organize/clean-up activities planned for the children. Children you will be supervising will usually be between 3 and 13 years old.

Requirements of Volunteers:

1. One time application form (email us for detailed instructions)

2. Signed VE...

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Limited spaces available

Boys and Girls Club Weekly Service Trip

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2:30 pm
1330 N Druid Hills Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319

Love tutoring? Love playing with kids? Want to be a part of the Atlanta community?

Join us! We meet on Tuesdays at 2:30 pm to volunteer at the Brookhaven Boys and Girls Club from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm. We will be organizing programs, tutoring, and just hanging out with the kids.

All transportation is provided. Meet in Woodruff Circle at 2:30 pm. 

Requirements:

All volunteers are required to complete the online documents, the mandated reporter online training,...

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Limited spaces available

Trees Atlanta

Saturday, Oct 21, 8:30 am
Meet at the circle behind the AMUC

Come plant trees to expand Atlanta's canopy and maintain our vibrant city ecosystem! Each week during the planting season, we will be helping out with a "Neighborwoods" or Forest Restoration Projects; during the maintenance season, we also need volunteers to help mulch and water trees from previous projects. Please consider volunteering with one of the best non-profits Atlanta has taking care of our environment!

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Limited spaces available

Margaret Stewart commented on the event Friends of Refugees

MedShare

Saturday, Oct 21, 12:30 pm
Meeting Location: Small Circle Behind the DUC (between Turman and the Med School)

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. 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Helena Baffoe-Bonnie (hsbaffo@emory.edu) or Salome Gulent...

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Limited spaces available

Clarkston Community Gardens

Saturday, Oct 21, 10:30 am
Meeting at DUC Circle at 10:30 am to drive to Clarkston Community Center (3701 College Avenue Clarkston, GA 30021)

Description of Trip: We will be helping out at the Clarkston Community Center Gardens, growing fresh, nutritious fruits and vegetables for refugees and low-income families around the community.

Requirements of Volunteers: Weekly Commitment Preferred

Meet-up Time/Location: Saturdays at 10:30 am in the circle behind the DUC

Trip Leads: Jelisa Tan (jelisa.tan@emory.edu) and Katharine Yan (katharine.yan@emory.edu)

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Limited spaces available

Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition

Saturday, Oct 21, 12:30 pm
Ducling

Description: 

We will be working with the Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition to create Overdose Kits and Hygiene Kits. An overdose kit is used to help save a person's life if they are having a opiate-related overdose. On the other hand, a hygiene kit is to help individuals prevent the spread of various diseases. 

Requirement of Volunteers: Show up ready to help and have fun! 

Day, Meet up time, and meet up location: Saturdays at 12:30 PM in front of the...

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Limited spaces available

Bi-Weekly Service Trip: Concrete Jungle

Saturday, Oct 21, 9:45 am
Meet VE Van behind the AMUC in the Means Dr circle

Want to get your hands dirty? Spend some one-on-one time with Mother Nature? Then, Urban farming is for you! Concrete Jungle is an organization that plants and harvests produce for local homeless shelters. We will come by every other weekend and assist in picking and gathering the goods, so that they can be efficiently delivered to the local homeless shelters. Come join us beginning September 9th! Sign up ASAP as spots are limited!

*** WE ARE HOLDING  A MAKE-UP SESSION NEXT...

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Park Pride Volunteering

Saturday, Oct 21, 8:45 am
WD Thomson Park, Frazier-Rowe Park

Description of Trip: We will be partnering with Park Pride, an organization which helps communities enhance parks in the Atlanta area through volunteering, improvements, and advocacy. We will be cleaning up the area, removing invasive species, and installing new amenities to provide a better experience for the public. We wish to see our parks look greener and more environmentally sound!

Requirements: work shoes, clothing that you can get dirty, sunscreen, bug repellant (optional),...

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Limited spaces available

Friends of Refugees (Wednesday)

Wednesday, Oct 25, 3:45 pm
792 Jolly Avenue South, Clarkston, 30021

Description of Trip: 

We are looking for volunteers who enjoy spending time with kids that are new to the country and helping them adjust to the new classroom environment. If you are patient, responsible and caring, kids are ready to meet you in the after school program for Friends of Refugees in the community of Clarkston! As "the most diverse square mile in America" called by Time magazine, Clarkston is a very diverse community with sixty languages spoken in a square mile. The...

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Limited spaces available

Mind Bubble

Sunday, Oct 22, 12:30 pm
Meeting behind the DUC at 12:30pm to drive to North Dekalb Mall

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 their creative thinking. Volunteers will also have the opportunity to help set up various workshops that will take place throughout the school year. 

Requirement of Volunteers: Background check, Weekly Commitment, Orientation

Day, Meetup Time, Location: Sundays at 12:30pm Behind the DUC / Next to Turman

Trip...

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Emory Autism Center

Friday, Oct 20, 1:30 pm
Woodruff Library

We play activities and games such as board games and sports with young adults with autism on campus.

jackie.moses@emory.edu

sammy.john@emory.edu

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Friends of Refugees

Thursday, Oct 19, 3:30 pm
Meeting at DUC Circle at 3:35 to drive to Kristopher Woods Apartments, 792 Jolly Ave S, Clarkston, GA 30021

Do you love kids? Want to gain experience working with ESL students? Feel somewhat confident in your elementary-level math and reading skills and potentially want to share them? Then the Friends of Refugees afterschool program is for you! We will be spending Thursday afternoons with refugee children in pre K- 5th grade helping at an afterschool program held by the nonprofit organization, Friends of Refugees, about 15 minutes from Emory in Clarkston, GA. Time Magazine has called Clarkston...

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Limited spaces available

Comments

Seaira Lett

I signed up then realized I have to work. Sorry!

Noor Abi Rached

I signed up for the 28th, but I meant to register for the next week. I won't be at the 28th trip. Sorry!!

Margaret Stewart

Hi all- Sam and I were just informed that the Dekalb schools are not open this Thursday (10/5) because of fall break, so the trip is off this week. But please join is next week (10/12) when school's back in session!!

WST Leads Operation: Cards for Kids

Thursday, Apr 13, 7 pm
Meeting at White Hall 111 to walk to Math and Science Center N304

Description of Trip: We will be making cards for the kids at CHOA.

Requirements of Volunteers: Be potential WST Leads.

Day, Meet-up Time, & Meetup Location: Thursday 7:00pm White Hall 111

Trip Lead(s): Dara (215) 837-8980 drliss@emory.edu Jamelia (404) 452-7377 jamelia.mays@emory.edu Tyler (702) 513-5917 tyler.teresi@emory.edu

(This is the only time a trip will have three leads!)

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Emory's Day On: Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Monday, Jan 16, 11 am
Cox Ballroom

This registration link is for Sigma Alpha Epsilon members only. 

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Emory's Day On: Ngambika

Monday, Jan 16, 11 am
Cox Ballroom

This registration link is for Ngambika members only. 

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Limited spaces available

Emory's Day On: EBSU registration

Monday, Jan 16, 11 am
Cox Ballroom

This registration is for EBSU members only. 

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Emory's Day ON: A.G. Rhodes Health and Rehab

Monday, Jan 16, 9:45 am
Asbury Circle

Community Partner Description:  A.G. Rhodes Health & Rehab is Atlanta’s top nursing home provider of senior rehab services and long-term care. A not-for-profit organization, A.G. Rhodes aims to provide the highest standard of care, including post-surgical recovery, therapeutic rehabilitation, and skilled nursing.

Service Description:  Spend time with residents by helping with activities including BINGO, arts and crafts, games, and special MLK Day-related...

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Emory's Day ON: re:loom

Monday, Jan 16, 11 am
Cox Ballroom

Community Partner Description: Re:loom is a program under the Initiative for Affordable Housing (IAH), a nonprofit organization in Decatur, Georgia. To jointly promote social and environmental sustainability, re:loom employs and empowers homeless and low-income individuals through weaving beautifully designed products out of recycled materials.

Service Description: Volunteers will cut and fold fabric for the re:loom weaving project!

NOTE: Wear closed-toed shoes and bring a...

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Emory's Day ON: Jars of Clay

Monday, Jan 16, 11 am
Cox Ballroom

Community Partner Description:  Jars of Clay is a Christian not-for-profit church that serves low-income and homeless people in Georgia. Some of Jars of Clay’s programs include finding housing for people experiencing homelessness, providing food to those in need, and running summer camps for kids.

Service Description:  Help sort clothing and food donations, prepare food for people experiencing homelessness, and set up a thrift store and grocery store!

NOTE: Wear closed-toed...

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Emory's Day ON: The NAMES Project Foundation

Monday, Jan 16, 11 am
Cox Ballroom

Community Partner Description:  The NAMES Project Foundation, Inc. is the international custodian of The AIDS Memorial Quilt. Its mission is to care for and curate displays for the AIDS Memorial Quilt to foster healing, heighten awareness, and inspire action in the struggle against HIV and AIDS.

Service Description:  Help fold the quilt blocks to be reshelved! Also assist with inventory and light office work (filing, stamping, etc).

NOTE: Wear closed-toed shoes and bring a...

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Emory's Day ON: The Atlanta Shakespeare Company

Monday, Jan 16, 11 am
Cox Ballroom

Community Partner Description:  The Atlanta Shakespeare Company is a bright and talented group of professionals who interpret, direct, produce and perform the works of William Shakespeare. The home of the Atlanta Shakespeare Company, the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse (a professional theater) has an enchanting history and a prime location in downtown Atlanta.

Service Description:  Help with basic cleaning (mopping, washing walls, etc.) and painting!

NOTE: Wear closed-toed...

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Emory's Day ON: Sagamore Hills Elementary

Monday, Jan 16, 11 am
Cox Ballroom

Community Partner Description: Sagamore Hills Elementary School is a pre-K through 5th grade elementary school in Dekalb County.

Service Description:  Help install new trellises for the school!

NOTE: Wear closed-toed shoes, be prepared to work outside, and bring a filled, reusable water bottle! EDO is a zero-waste event. Transportation is provided.

Please contact Jennie Jiang at jennie.jiang@emory.edu for any registration questions!

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Emory's Day ON: LifeLine Animal Project

Monday, Jan 16, 11 am
Cox Ballroom

Community Partner Description:  LifeLine Animal Project is an animal welfare organization that saves animals in Atlanta through management of the county shelters, adoption programs, spay and neuter clinics and community outreach efforts. LifeLine Animal Project is committed to transforming Atlanta into a no-kill community.

Service Description:  Help with dog walking, cat socialization, and animal care!

NOTE: Wear closed-toed shoes and clothes you are okay with getting...

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