HPS 1000 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES


Below is a list of selected volunteer opportunities that are suitable for HPS 1000. They are suitable for HPS 1000, because these agencies offer short-term volunteer opportunities. They are listed by County and then Focus (e.g., Animals, Causes). Please click the Focus link to be taken to more information. 

Note: Agencies with the SE notation following the agency name means that Volunteers are only needed to assist when the agencies have special events. Any events will be listed on our Dated Events page. 

Please check the Dated Events page for other one-time opportunities that may be suitable for your volunteering requirement.

You cannot get credit for volunteering at your place of employment.

 

Opportunities Available in:

BARTOW

County Listing 
  • Etowah Valley Humane Society
  • Good Shepherd Foundation
  • Keep Bartow Beautiful
  • North Bartow Community Services
  • The Salvation Army

CHEROKEE

Animals 
  • Cherokee County Animal Shelter
  • Cherokee County Humane Society
  • Georgia Animal Project
  • Iron Gate Percherons, Inc. (must be comfortable with horses)
Causes
  • YMCA – Cherokee
  • YMCA- Cherokee Outdoor
Elderly Care, Disabled, Hospice
  • Beats
  • Dreampower Therapeutic Equestrian Center
Homeless & Shelters
  • Habitat for Humanity
Mentoring/Tutoring Activities - Children
  • Cherokee County Foster & Adoptive Parents Association
  • The Lionheart School - Garden Program

COBB

Animals 
  • All of the animal agencies are suitable! (We love the puppies and kitties!)
Causes
  • The Youth Museum – SE
  • Books for Africa
  • YMCA
Clothing, Food & Furniture Banks
  • Alive Ministries, Inc.
  • Atlanta Union Mission Thrift Store
  • Cobb Christmas
  • Marietta Homeless Authority
  • MUST Ministries - Marketplace
  • St. Vincent de Paul
  • Storehouse Ministries
  • Sweetwater Mission Thrift Store
  • The Salvation Army
Elderly Care, Disabled, Hospice
  • Right in the Community
  • Wellington Place
Environment
  • Chattahoochee Riverkeeper - SE
  • Cobb County Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs
  • Cobb County Watershed Stewardship Program
  • Keep Cobb Beautiful
  • Keep Smyrna Beautiful
  • Kennesaw Charter Science and Math Academy
  • Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club
  • Marietta Homeless Authority
Health & Fitness
  • Acworth Parks and Recreation
  • American Cancer Society – SE
  • American Heart Association – SE
  • American Lung Association – SE
  • American Red Cross – SE
  • CHOICES
  • Cobb County Parks and Recreation
  • Cobb/Douglas CSB – SE
  • Georgia Games
  • Giving A Hand, Inc.
  • Good Samaritan Health Clinic – SE
  • Lupus Foundation – SE
Homeless & Shelters
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • The Extension
Mentoring/Tutoring Children
  • Kennesaw Charter Science and Math Academy
  • LEAD
  • NASA
  • Belmont Hills Discovery
  • Cobb Head Start
  • Feed My Lambs – SE

DEKALB

Animals 
  • Atlanta Animal Alliance
  • FurKids
  • Georgia Canine – SE
Causes
  • Atlanta Parent Magazine – SE
  • Georgia Organics
  • Refugee Resettlement Program - Global Growers Network Farm
  • St. Vincent de Paul
  • YMCA
Health
  • Be the Match
  • MedShare
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society – SE
  • Sickle Cell Foundation – SE
Homeless & Shelters
  • Nicholas House
Mentoring/Tutoring - Children
  • Boys Scouts

DOUGLAS

County Listing
  • Georgia Organics
  • Warehouse of Hope

FULTON

Animals
  • All the animal agencies – except for Atlanta Humane Society.
Arts & Exhibits
  • Atlanta Ballet
  • Fernbank Science Center
  • Atlanta Opera
  • Woodruff Art Center – SE
Causes
  • AID Atlanta – SE
  • Catholic Charities
  • Dream Weavers
  • Foster Care Support Foundation
  • Hands on Atlanta
  • Homestretch
  • Mothers Against Drunk Drivers – SE
  • North Fulton Community Charities
  • SafeRide America
  • YMCA
Clothing, Food, Furniture
  • Atlanta Community Food Bank
  • Atlanta Union Mission Thrift Store
  • Feed the Hungry
  • Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta
  • Safehouse Outreach
  • St. Francis
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society
  • Wellspring Living - Virginia Highland
Elderly Care, Disabled, Hospice
  • Chastain Horse Park
  • Senior Citizen Services
  • Senior Services North Fulton
Environment
  • Autrey Mill
  • Chattahoochee Nature Center
  • Chattahoochee Riverkeeper - SE
  • Georgia Organics
  • Georgia State Parks and Historical Sites
  • Keep North Fulton Beautiful
  • Roswell Parks and Recreation
  • Roswell Recycling Center
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Trees Atlanta
Health & Fitness
  • Alzheimer’s Association – SE
  • Atlanta Track Club – SE
  • Blaze Sports – SE
  • Crohn and Colitis – SE
  • Cystic Fibrosis – SE
  • Down Syndrome – SE
  • Epilepsy Foundation – SE
  • Fulton County Parks and Recreation
  • Hemophilia of Georgia – SE
  • Juvenile Diabetes – SE
  • March of Dimes – SE
  • National Kidney Foundation – SE
  • Special Olympics of GA – SE
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma – SE
Homeless & Shelters
  • Central Night Shelter
  • Genesis Shelter
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Lazarus Ministries
  • Task Force for the Homeless
International Programs
  • Latin American Society – SE
  • The Japan Society of America – SE
Mentoring/Tutoring - Children
  • Jacob’s Ladder

GWINNETT

County Listing
  • Georgia Organics
  • Georgia SPCA
  • Global Soap Project
  • FurKids
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Norcross Cooperative Ministries
  • SNAP-2 IT (Animal Rescue)
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society
  • Volunteer Gwinnett - enviromental options, children related activities, etc!

PAULDING

County Listing
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Jennifer's Pet Rescue
  • McKenna Farms
  • St. Vincent de Paul

OTHER COUNTIES

Counties Listing
  • ABBA House Thrift Store - Cumming-Forsyth
  • Atlanta Union Mission Thrift Store - Gainesville
  • Boys and Girls Club – Jasper-Pickens
  • Calhoun Pre-K – if willing to do background check - Calhoun-Gordon
  • CARES - Jasper-Pickens
  • Clothes Less Traveled
  • Horse Rescue and Retirement Fund - Cumming-Forsyth