Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Auburn, AL

In need of volunteers to assist in a Back to School Summer Enrichment Program.  The program, which will start in mid-July, will focus on preparing K-5 students to return to school.  Tutors are needed in reading and math.  Any interested people should contact Patricia Frazier at 334-444-8998 or 334-826-0678.

Lee County Habitat for Humanity

  • Habitat Public Relations Display Project for Annual Event: 2-4 volunteers needed to set up and display point of display materials at an annual community involvement event. Students will be involved with an orientation process on Habitat’s mission and local activity. Students will set up and display Habitat marketing materials and share the organizations purpose with event attendees on June 10.
  • Habitat for Humanity Home Construction Project: Construction of a Habitat home sponsored by the We Help coalition of churches Auburn. Welcome skilled and unskilled volunteers needed to help on construction of this home.

Anyone interested in participating in either of these projects should contact Mark Grantham: 334- 745-2123,  mark.a.grantham310@gmail.com.

Calhoun County Extension Office

  • We have community garden, recycling and outdoor classroom projects in Anniston. We can use help with site development and/or general maintenance. Opportunities for arts and crafts, construction, clean-up, vegetable production, county wide recycling program, etc. We have wifi at our semi-remote site, so volunteers can stay in touch. Assignments are available Monday through Friday, 8–4:30. Local volunteers are arriving every Tuesday 8 til noon. Call (256) 237-1621 for more information.

Alabama Rural Ministries

  • ARM will be running home repair projects in Macon and Lee County from June 15th till July 23rd. Volunteers can come anytime from 8:30-4:00
  • ARM is running a summer day camp for children in downtown Tuskegee. Camp runs M-F from 8:45-2:30. It meets at Tuskegee Public School.

For information contact Kim Dixon at (334) 501-4276 – kim@arm-al.org

Food Bank of East Alabama

Volunteers assist the Food Bank of East Alabama by sorting product, re-bagging product, preparing sacks of groceries for seniors, stocking shelves, sweeping, mopping and loading agency vehicles.

Hours of operation:
Monday – Thursday 7:00 AM – 12:00 noon
Monday – Thursday 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM – 12:00 noon court order volunteers only

We are closed from 12:00 – 1:00.

Attire: Casual clothes, shorts & sleeveless shirts are fine; no tank tops or opened toed shoes. No offensive slogans on your t-shirts.

Community service for school or a civic organization: 

  • Please call before you come in to be sure there are open spots for volunteers. The hours and dress code apply. The first time you come, someone will acquaint you with the facility and introduce you to the warehouse manager who will direct you on a project.
  • If you need verification of volunteer hours for a professor or organization, please tell the person at the reception desk when you sign in.
  • If coming as a group of more than three, please call at least 2 weeks ahead to arrange a project specifically for your group.
  • Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.

Court Ordered Community Service

  • Please call or e-mail to schedule your first visit to the Food Bank. The necessary paper work will be done to report your hours and a volunteer schedule will be set-up.
  • The hours and dress code apply.
  • Plan to do a minimum of 2 hours each time you come in. You may do more if it fits with your schedule and ours.
  • Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. If under 18 a parent or legal guardian must come for the first visit to sign appropriate paper work.
  • When your hours are complete, our director will send a letter to the appropriate authorities.

For additional information contact: Donna Demous, 334-821-9006

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