Community Volunteer Opportunities

Branch Outreach Center believes that each organization should work together to build our community. We believe in partnering with other qualified organizations to help meet the community need.

United Way 2-1-1 of Metro Atlanta connects people to the assistance they need to address every day challenges of living as well as those that develop during times of community emergencies. We partner with them to extend our branches. Visit United Way 2-1-1 online to seach for volunteer opportunites and other resources in addition to the ones below.

Meals on Wheels Weekday Delivery Driver Volunteer

Deliver noontime meals on assigned meal route(s) to persons who need assistance preparing their food, provide companionship and a daily check on their well-being, and be a liaison between the MOW staff and meal recipients and/or their representatives. Visit Senior Connections Atlanta for opportunity.
Contact: Senior Connections 770-455-7602.

Overnight Host Volunteer

Welcome the guests at Hagar's House, a shelter for homeless women and children. Help them access supplies, oversee cleanup, wake up guests in the morning, tutoring, childcare, administration needs and set out breakfast before closing the shelter. (Most needed Monday - Saturday). Visit Decatur Cooperative Ministry.
Contact: Machelle Scandrett, Volunteer Coordinator, 404-377-5365 or Option 5 or marchelle@decaturcooperativeministry.org.

Budget Counselor Volunteer

Teach a financial management course for people receiving assistance in our programs. Classes are roundtable in format, and facilitators must be comfortable presenting basic financial material as well as encouraging and managing class discussion. Extensive training will be provided. (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday commitment, 7:00–9:00 pm; approximately quarterly). Visit Decatur Cooperative Ministry.
Contact: Machelle Scandrett, Volunteer Coordinator, 404-377-5365 or Option 5 or marchelle@decaturcooperativeministry.org.

Club Management Volunteer

Assist in completing daily tasks necessary in running a club (volunteer management, maintaining collaborations, and scheduling programs). This organization provides a quality developmental program, which empowers youth, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to be productive adults. (Monday through Friday; 2:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.; 10-15 hours per week.) Visit www.bgcma.org.
Contact: Isaac Whitfield, Boys and Girls Club 404-378-8814 or iwhitfield@bgcma.org.