Volunteers Needed: Befriend Individuals with Autism at Emory Center

Find various ways in and around Decatur to make a difference in the community.

The Emory Autism Center in Decatur needs volunteers to build relationships with individuals from ages 18 to 24. Spend an afternoon each week sharing meaningful and enjoyable times together. Coordinators at the center are looking for volunteers who are passionate, patient, and open to learning that with a little time one can discover the gifts, talents, and contributions that adults on the autism spectrum intrinsically possess. Full details

Teach GED classes to Spanish-speaking students. The courses include English, Language, Math, Social Studies and Science. If you can teach any of these classes in Spanish, then MM Hope House in Decatur is looking for you. Classes are held every Tuesday and Wednesday, 6-8 p.m. Full details

Longleaf Hospice in Decatur is actively seeking compassionate, caring, and dedicated volunteers to offer:

  • Patient Support: Reading, talking, taking walks, writing letters, making phone calls, running errands, playing games, engaging in a special project, and building friendships.
  • Caregiver Respite: Providing relief and peace of mind for the caregivers to have time to care for themselves and run errands, go to appointments, visit with friends
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The Whitefoord Community Program is in need of volunteers to assist with its Child Development Program and Beyond School Hours program. The children range in ages form 6 weeks to 4 years old. The hours/days that volunteers are needed are between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. When: Flexible schedule Where: 1353 George W. Brumley Way, SE in Atlanta Full details

Volunteers are needed to help Angel Hearts International Inc. handle the Shamrock ballooon in the Children’s Hospital St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 16. The parade begins at 9 a.m. in downtown Atlanta. Full details


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