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Every week we update our Hot Projects list with opportunities that are urgent or need the most volunteers. These projects are a great place to start if you're looking to volunteer sooner than later! 



Tuesday, August 22nd from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Come together at Kashi to make sandwiches and assemble lunches for the gentlemen at the Peachtree and Pine Shelter in downtown Atlanta. This is an opportunity to interact with positive people, intent on making a difference through yogic principles of nurturing, healing, compassion, inner growth and community service.


Hands On Atlanta Corporate Project Assistance

Friday August 11 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Hands On Atlanta tackles greater Atlanta's most pressing needs by igniting a passion for service and creating lifelong community volunteers. Volunteers are needed to serve as volunteer leaders for a corporate project. Assist with moving volunteers along through a kit-building activity. Making sure completion numbers for kits are accurate. Must have a pleasant demeanor and a continuous smile.  May assist with loading bins on truck at end of kit build.

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Hands On Atlanta Day Task Leaders Needed!

Hands On Atlanta Day Saturday October 7

We are looking for volunteers to take a leadership role for Hands On Atlanta Day to serve as a task leader! On Saturday, October 7, 2017, Hands On Atlanta will mobilize over 3,000 volunteers to serve metro Atlanta communities, schools, and nonprofits. Task leader duties include completing a site visit, helping setup and cleanup project site, assist with volunteer registration & sign-in and lead volunteers in a project task. All task leaders will receive a T-shirt.

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Woodland Restoration & Summer Shade Festival Prep

Sunday August 12th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join our professional pruner, Anna Hauser of Fine Pruning, for an afternoon of woodland and understory clearing in Grant Park! The vegetation below the trees has become so overgrown in some places in the park the you can't even see through it! This is unsafe for park patrons and can be detrimental to the trees. We need your help to clear it out and make the park more inviting this summer. Under Anna's direction, you'll be pruning and moving branches and brush to a central location.


hands On Atlanta Civic Leadership Program in partnership with SWEEAC

Thursday August 17th from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

SWEEAC (Southwest Ecumenical Emergency Assistance Center) provides emergency assistance to S.W. Atlanta citizens facing crisis. Volunteers provide much needed resources that allow the agency to complete their mission in a cost efficient and orderly manner. Volunteers will help with SWEEC's mobile food distribution. Tasks include: setup/breakdown staging area, packing/distributing food, & assisting recipients with packages. This volunteer opportunity is part of Hands On Atlanta's Civic Leadership Program and is led by a trained a Civic Leader.



Friday, August 18th from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

If you love the park and watching classing movies, please sign up to help out! Volunteers will help with greeting, way finding and act as ushers. We're looking for outgoing people, comfortable interacting with all types of folks. Volunteers are welcome to stay and enjoy the movie when their shift ends at 8:30pm.