ON CAMPUS PROJECTS  

Recycling Drive - 2-3 volunteers (outdoor activity, easy to medium exertion)
Volunteers will work with the Center for Hard to Recycle Materials to sort and organize items dropped off for the Community Day Recycling Drive. In the process, you will also learn the ins and outs of what goes into recycling hard to recycle materials.

No Sew Fleece Blankets and Cards for Hospitalized Children  - 50 volunteers (indoor activity, low exertion)
Volunteers are needed to make fleece blankets for shelter animals or to make cheery get-well cards for sick children. Please bring art supplies that you have such as markers, stickers, scrapbooking paper, scissors, glue, construction paper, etc.

Paint and Clean the Tunnel - 6 volunteers (outside activity, medium exertion)
Repaint the tunnel beneath the railroad tracks.
NOTE: Volunteers are encouraged to wears clothes that are okay to get dirty.

ASC Registrar's Office, Buttrick Hall - 4 volunteers (indoor activity, low exertion)
Volunteers will purge old forms and other paperwork from formerly-enrolled students' permanent file folders in accordance with the student records retention policy. Volunteers will receive instructions for carrying out the project as guided by a registrar staff member and may sit or stand while carrying out the project activity. Recommended attire is Friday-casual. Not recommended for persons with dust sensitivity (older file folders can be dusty).

Tree Inventory - 4 volunteers (outdoor activity, easy to medium exertion)
Tree canopy coverage is vital to the benefits a tree provides. Measuring this coverage can help ASC track the range of benefits it’s canopy provides and help determine long term canopy management plans. Join this group as we highlight a few of the most important trees on campus, measure their canopy coverage and learn more about what makes each unique such as identification and characteristics that will impress your friends.

Give and Go Collections for Dorms - 15 volunteers (indoor activity, medium to high exertion)
Volunteers will sort, collect, and load donated items from the residence halls for the International Rescue Committee’s Give & Go project.  The Give & Go drive keep these clothes and household items from being thrown away in the landfill, and instead puts them directly in the hands of those who need them.

Tackling Energy Efficiency - 6-8 volunteers (indoor activity, light exertion)
Volunteers will be posting "Turn Off the Lights" stickers on light switch covers in residence halls, as well as in bathrooms and classrooms of academic buildings. Your participation in this activity is an integral part of our energy conservation efforts on campus!

Garden Project - 4-6 volunteers (outdoor activity, medium to high exertion)
Volunteers will work with campus gardener, Lois Swords ‘77, to prep the Agnes Scott demonstration garden for the summer season. Volunteers can take part in light planting activities, and assist in the building of a new raised bed. Please wear closed-toed shoes and bring your reusable water bottle!
OFF CAMPUS PROJECTS


Re:loom www.reloom.org - 3032 N. Decatur Road, Scottdale - 6 - 10 volunteers (indoor activity, low to medium exertion)
Note that this site is not fully ADA accessible; there are a couple of stairs on site. Volunteers may perform any number of activities, such as sorting and/or cutting fabric for the weavers, and more. As the story goes, the first loom ever given to re:loom was from Agnes Scott College. Aptly named Agnes, and unsurprisingly, she is still in rotation and going strong!

Decatur Cemetery - 25 Volunteers (outdoor activity, medium to high exertion) 299 Bell St., Decatur
Volunteers will assist with weeding, raking and picking up trash in the cemetery.  Please bring yard tools, gloves, bug spray and water.  Cathy Vogel '70 will provide a historical tour of the cemetery following the clean up project.  The Decatur Cemetery is a 54-acre cemetery located off Commerce Street and Church Street.  The older section of the cemetery is included in the National Register of Historic Places.

MedShare - 3240 Clifton Springs Road, Decatur - 5-10 volunteers (indoor activity, low exertion 
Volunteers will help to sort and pack life-saving medical supplies that will enable under-served hospitals, clinics, and physicians around the developing world to provide quality healthcare to their community. Volunteers will receive a brief tour and orientation at the start of the session to learn more about MedShare and how to carry out the project under the guidance of a staff member. Moderate lifting is involved and standing for the duration of the project is expected. However, accommodations for seating can be made upon request. Recommended attire is casual and closed-toe shoes are required.

PAWS Atlanta - 15 Volunteers (indoor and outdoor activity, low, medium or high exertion depending on activity)5287 Covington Highway, Decatur
Volunteers will spend time with dogs and cats, including walking dogs, spending time in the Cat Cottage and light cleaning indoors and out.
NOTE: Volunteers are encouraged to wears clothes and sneakers that are okay to get dirty.

Lifeline Animal Project - 6-10 Volunteers (outdoor activity, medium to high exertion) 129 Lake Street Avondale Estates
Volunteers will choose which two needed tasks interest them that day. Options include: dog walking, dog bathing, cat socialization, photography/social media posts, cleaning and organizing. Volunteers will need to wear closed-toe shoes, full-length sturdy pants (no capris, shorts, yoga pants, etc.) and a t-shirt length (or longer) sleeve shirt. Clothes may get dirty or wet! You may want to bring a change of clothes.

Grand Magnolia Learning Center - 10-15 Volunteers (outdoor activity, medium to high exertion) 226 East Hancock Street
Volunteers will participate in general cleanup of the learning center's yard, removing leaves, sticks, and branches, and other debris. Volunteers are encouraged to bring yard gloves and comfortable footwear.

DEAM (Decatur-area Emergency Assistance Ministry) - 12 max
Location: Holy Trinity-Tisdale Parish Hall, 515 E. Ponce De Leon Ave (across from Glenwood Elementary)
Is a ministry supported primarily by 22 area churches who seek to meet the emergency needs of the less fortunate in the community. Volunteers will stock the food pantry and prepare food and supplies for distribution to clients. Volunteers will also repackage dry products such as rice, bundle tea, sugar packets and laundry detergent into resealable plastic bags.