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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!
March For Humanity: Marshal Training
Thursday March 22 and March 29 from 6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Volunteer to be a marshal for the March For Humanity, a 3.2 mile march from Ebenezer Baptist Church to Morehouse College, commemorating Dr. King's funeral procession on April 9th. At the marshal training, you will learn on how to handle large crowds using Dr. King's non-violent principles. Marshal tasks include facilitating and peace-keeping, providing directions and information to participant, walk along side the marchers and watch for anyone that may need assistance.
Trees Atlanta Plantings In Clarkston & Oakland City
Saturday March 24 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Trees Atlanta is a nationally-recognized citizens’ group that protects and improves Atlanta’s urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating. Volunteers are needed to plant Trees in Clarkston, GA and Atlanta's Oakland City Neighborhood. No prior experience is necessary, Trees Atlanta will provide all necessary tools and instruction.
Project GRANT- Woodland Restoration & Canopy Care
Saturday March 24 with shifts from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Please join the Grant Park Conservancy in our mission to care for historic Grant Park - we depend on volunteers like you to help keep the park healthy and beautiful! Project GRANT (Greenspace Restoration and Neighborhood Teamwork) convenes monthly to tackle labor-intensive projects throughout the park including invasive plant removal, hardscape maintenance, and tree canopy care. Volunteers are welcome to sign up for one or both sessions.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Prize Volunteer
Wednesday April 4 with shifts from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM & 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Volunteers are needed to assist with The Martin Luther King, Jr. Nonviolent Peace Prize. This award is the King Center’s highest award presented tor commitment to nonviolence as a way of life through which social justice, human rights and civil liberties are attained for all. Volunteers will help The King Center staff by serving as host/hostesses in various tasks from sign-in desk, meeting and greeting visitors to the King Center, providing assistance in seating guest at the award ceremony and luncheon.
East Atlanta Kids Club Egg Hunt
Saturday March 24 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
East Atlanta Kids Club is a nonprofit, out-of-school -time tutoring, mentoring and enrichment program for under-resourced girls and boys ages 7 to 17. Hundreds of plastic eggs will be hidden in Brownwood Park on Saturday, March 24, waiting for neighborhood children to come and find them! The annual Easter Egg Hunt happens at 11am and will be followed by egg decorating, a spoon race and other activities.Volunteers will be needed to hide several hundred plastic eggs and lead fun activities from 9am to 12:30pm.