Help Out

  • Athens, GA

    Disabled American Veterans Network

    Seeking volunteers to drive VA furnished vehicles to transport vets living with disabilities to local clinics and Augusta hospitals. Weekdays, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., once or twice a month. Call Roger, 706-202-0587

  • HandsOn Northeast Georgia

    (Athens, GA) HandsOn NEGA is a project of Community Connection of Northeast Georgia that assists volunteers in finding flexible service opportunities at various organizations. Over 130 local agencies seek help with ongoing projects and special short-term events. Visit the website for a calendar and to register.

  • Walk a Shelter Dog

    (1171 Branch Rd., Bishop) Lend a helping paw by walking a shelter dog in Heritage Park. Walks are the first Thursday and first Saturday of the month. Sign in at 12 p.m. 706-769-3956,

  • Tutors Needed

    (440 Dearing Ext.) Athens Tutorial Program is seeking volunteer tutors for at-risk students in grades K–8. One-hour sessions are scheduled Monday–Thursday, 3–6 p.m. 706-354-1653,

  • YMCA

    Relay for Life of Clarke County

    Help fund a cure for cancer while planning a fun community event. Seeking new volunteers to help plan one of the largest local events of the year. 706-543-2240,,

  • Downtown Athens

    Call for Volunteers

    The Athens Human Rights Festival is looking for volunteers to help with fundraising, publicity, organizing speakers and performers, the tabloid, social media, stage building and more. The 37th annual will be held downtown on May 2–3. Contact for meeting information. 706-202-9169,