ON CAMPUS PROJECTS  

Recycling Drive - 6-8 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  - Alston - 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.

Invasive Species Clean-Up - 12-15 volunteers (outdoor activity, high exertion)
Volunteers will work with Trees Atlanta and the college's arborist, Chris Hughes, to clear invasive species from campus.
NOTE: Volunteers should come prepared with closed-toed shoes or boots, sunscreen, and bug spray as needed. Clothes will get dirty. Please bring a reusable water bottle.​

Grants to Green Efficiency Upgrades Project - 6 to 8 volunteers needed (indoors, easy exertion)
Volunteers will complete an audit of faucet aerators across campus in preparation for efficiency upgrades coming this summer. The college received support from Grants to Green to retrofit all water fixtures on campus with high efficiency equipment. As part of this retrofitting initiative, volunteers will help by removing sink aerators, measuring them and replacing them where needed.

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.

Music Department Project - 4-6 volunteers (outside activity, easy to medium exertion)
Volunteers marking new chairs and music stands with ASC MUSIC using white paint markers and straightening clutter and moving equipment in Presser common areas (practice rooms, instrument storage rooms, green rooms, equipment rooms, classrooms).

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 - 10 volunteers (indoor activity, low exertion (standing)
Volunteers needed to sort medical supplies being shipped to clinics in developing countries.
NOTE: Volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes, and are expected by at 9:30 am.

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 - 10 Volunteers (outdoor activity, medium to high exertion depending on dog) 129 Lake Street Avondale Estates
Volunteers will assist with cat and dog socialization, help clean up kitty motel and walk dogs.
NOTE: 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.

Little Creek Horse Farm Conservancy - 2057 Lawrenceville Hwy, Decatur - 10 Volunteers (indoor and outdoor activity, light to medium exertion)
Volunteers will assist with cleaning and painting their volunteer lounge. They will also need assistance with planting flowers and weeding around the horse barn.
NOTE: Volunteers should bring work gloves (for gardening) and wear clothing they do not mind getting dirty or paint on.

United Methodist Children’s Home - 12 volunteers (indoor and outdoor activities, low to medium exertion) 500 S Columbia Drive, Decatur
Organizing the Foster Care Supply Room and possibly working outside landscaping the playground (weather permitting). Wear comfortable clothing.
NOTE: Volunteers will need to bring this signed waiver with them.

L’Arche Atlanta - 15 volunteers total - 5-10 volunteers for each activity (indoor activity, low exertion) 305 Mead Rd., Decatur
L’Arche Atlanta brings together people with and without intellectual disabilities to live together as faith community here in a house in Decatur. Volunteers can choose from two projects:

Project 1. An advocacy day – volunteers would join the L’Arche community in learning about issues that affect people with disabilities in Georgia and write letters to state officials. Volunteers would also do some artwork that will be sent along with the letters.

Project 2. A solidarity day – volunteers would join the L’Arche community in art projects and card-making. The pieces of artwork and cards would then be sent to other L'Arche communities around the world as a sign of friendship and solidarity.