Volunteers needed for radio station
WRUU, Savannah’s community radio station, is holding an information session and volunteer orientation at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 in Rahn Hall, Unitarian Universalist Church, 311 E. Macon St. Learn what it takes to become a program host or other volunteer. Info: wruu.org or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jazz festival needs volunteers
Volunteers need for the 37th annual Savannah Jazz Festival from Sept. 17 to 23 at venues throughout the city. It is Coastal Jazz Association’s most well-known event. Info/sign up at handsonsavannah.org.
PruittHealth Hospice volunteers needed
PruittHealth Hospice is seeking volunteers to provide companionship to patients and their families, to provide administrative office help and to participate in veterans visiting veterans. Info: Chaplain Stephen Lee at 912-925-9183.
Island Hospice volunteers needed
THA Group’s Island Hospice needs caring patient support volunteers who can provide companionship and support to patients and families in their homes. Also for special events. Training provided. Info: 912-721-5111
Telfair Museums needs docents
Telfair Museums boasts three sites: Telfair Academy, Owens-Thomas House, and Jepson Center for the Arts. Telfair is seeking docents – volunteers who inform visitors how to better appreciate and understand Telfair Museums’ architecture, permanent collection and traveling exhibits. Info: Abigail Stevens at email@example.com or 912-790-8827.
Harper Fowlkes house needs docents
Volunteers needed to share stories about the Harper-Fowlkes House, the former home of one of Savannah’s premier preservationists, and currently owned by the oldest patriotic society in America. To become a docent, call Richard Kack at 912-234-2180 and leave a message.
Civil Rights Volunteers
Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, 460 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Volunteers are needed and an enthusiasm for Savannah’s rich history is all that is required. Info: 912-231-8900.
Fort Pulaski needs your help
Volunteer and experience the sites and sounds of Fort Pulaski National Monument. Immerse yourself in Cockspur Island’s fascinating history while helping visitors gain a better understanding of the significant natural and cultural resources in the park. Participate in special events, give guided walks, join the historic weapons program, and experience the fort from behind the scenes. Contact volunteer coordinator Matthew Hall at 912-786-5787 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer at Bonaventure Cemetery
Tour guides needed for Bonaventure Cemetery. Provide three hours of service per month, primarily as a host at the Visitors Center. Serve as a tour guide, work with Master Gardeners to enhance the camellias and azaleas , lend a hand in cleaning and maintaining the historically important gravesites declared “abandoned” by the city and turned over to us for care-taking. Contact Bonaventure Historical Society at 912-412-4687 or www.bonaventurehistorical.org.
Become an Affinis hospice angel
Share your time with hospice patients and become a hospice angel at Affinis Hospice, 130 Canal St., Stuite 102, Pooler. Call 912-748-6000 or email email@example.com.
The Dolphin Project
Volunteers needed to photograph and collect data on Coastal Georgia dolphins. Captains and their boats, photographers, team leaders and assistants are needed for research. Info: 912-657-3927, email firstname.lastname@example.org or www.thedolphinproject.org.
Royce Learning Center needs volunteer tutors
Royce Learning Center seeks volunteer tutors to assist adult learners with GED prep and literacy needs. Classes from 5 to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes meet at Royce Learning Center, Wesley Community Center and Whitebluff United Methodist Church. Tutor training offered. Info: Khani Morgan at 912-354-4047 or email@example.com.
Rape Crisis Center seeks volunteers
The Rape Crisis Center is looking for volunteer advocates for the crisis line and hospital accompaniment. Info: Tony Wells at 912-233-3000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AARP instructors needed
Volunteer instructors needed to teach the AARP Senior Drivers Safety Program (55 ALIVE) classes. The area to covers Chatham, Bryan and Effingham counties. Info: Bob Carson at 912-748-2758.
Volunteer opportunities at St. Joseph’s/Candler
St. Joseph’s/Candler has several opportunities for adult volunteers who can serve in St. Joseph’s/Candler’s gift shops, waiting rooms and service desks on either campus, as well as the Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion. Adults 21 or older who can volunteer at least four hours a week will be considered. Evening and weekend opportunities are also available. Call 912-819-6185.
Parents of Newborns program
The First Steps Parents of Newborns program matches volunteers with new families in the hospital setting to provide emotional support, parenting education materials and referrals to community resources. Volunteer training and all materials are provided. Info: Margaret Marie Miles at 912-819-6910 or email@example.com.
Memorial University Medical Center
Memorial has several volunteer opportunities available in various areas, including: Children’s Hospital Outpatient Center, Rehabilitation Institute, Intensive Care Unit, etc. The volunteer program provides individuals with an opportunity to make a difference by enhancing the quality of patient care through donated service hours. Must be at least 18 years or older to apply. Info: 912-350-8332 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Riverview Health & Rehabilitation Center seeks volunteers
Riverview Health & Rehabilitation Center volunteers to provide visitation, share their talents, or assist with group activities. Contact Rachel Grier at 912-354-8225, ext. 226.
Keep Chatham beautiful
Volunteer board members needed with an interest in engaging individuals to take greater responsibility for the Chatham County environment. An ability to attend monthly daytime meetings and volunteer hours for educational programs, litter pick-ups, recycling events, beautification projects, environmental concerns and more. Email email@example.com or call the Eisenhower Recycling Center at 912-790-1647.
Habitat Savannah needs construction, ReStore volunteers
Construction volunteers needed. 8:30-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. Training and tools provided. Volunteers must be older than 18 to assist at the construction site. ReStore volunteers needed. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 701 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Volunteers needed at the retail outlet where new, used and surplus building materials are sold at a fraction of retail prices. Proceeds from the ReStore help fund the construction of Habitat for Humanity houses within the Savannah community. Info: 912-353-8122 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Honor Flight Savannah seeks war veterans, volunteers
Honor Flight Savannah is offering WW II, Korean War, and Vietnam War era veterans living in southeast Georgia and southeastern South Carolina an all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C. to visit their war memorials. To register for a trip or to volunteer to serve as a guardian on a trip, visit www.honorflightsavannah.org or call 912-367-9020.
Adopt a Soldier
If you would like to adopt a soldier deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan, email email@example.com, and she will give you a soldier’s name. Troops would appreciate letters, emails and care packages. You will be supporting this soldier for the duration of his or her 12-month deployment. Info: 912-354-1259
Tybee Island Historical Society, lighthouse needs help
The Tybee Island Historical Society and Lighthouse is looking for volunteers. Call Gus Rehnstrom at 912-786-5801 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Info: www.tybeelighthouse.org.
Volunteers sought in Savannah for GreenCare for Troops program. Volunteers tend to lawns and landscape for families of servicemen and women who are serving overseas. Call toll-free 877-758-4835 or go to projectevergreen.com.
Regional hospital seeks volunteers
Georgia Regional Hospital in Savannah, 1915 Eisenhower Drive, is looking for volunteers to serve as a group or as individuals. Patient interaction with various crafts, or administrative such as organizing donations, or staffing the bookmobile. Volunteers can bring a pet therapy dog, put on a performance, create a mural — just ask us. Applications online at https://dbhdd.georgia.gov/volunteer-opportunities-grhs. Info: Jessica Mathis, volunteer services coordinator, email@example.com
Drivers needed to take veterans to medical care
The Charleston VA Hospital is seeking volunteers to pick up veteran patients at various points in the Savannah area (in a donated DAV van) and drive them to Charleston and back for medical care. Also veterans in Hinesville and Savannah need transportation to Hinesville and Savannah clinics. Volunteers receive free physical, hearing and eye exam and lunch. Info: Voluntary Service Office at 843-789-7230 or visit www.charleston.va.gov/giving.
Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
The Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 100 Dorset Road, Port Wentworth. Volunteers are needed on the weekends to conduct games, arts and crafts, sing-alongs and other activities with the residents. For information, call Melissa McGurk at 912-964-1515.
Ronald McDonald House
Volunteers are needed to assist with preparing and serving meals in the Family Room and as house volunteers. Info: 912-350-7641.
River’s Edge Retirement Residence
Volunteers needed to run fun activities for seniors at River’s Edge. Info: Joni Lukes, 912-354-6146.
Wesley Community Centers
Volunteers are needed to teach crafts and/or ceramic classes and to teach basic computer classes Tuesdays and Thursdays at Wesley Community Centers. Info: Valeria Flowers at 912-447-5711.
GRRR animal rescue group needs help
GRRR (Georgia Rescue, Rehabilitation & Relocation) needs dog crates and construction material. GRRR can also use a couple of hours from a carpenter, volunteers, and fosters. Food donations are also appreciated: Purina One, Pedigree canned. Call Lynn at 912-656-9792. www.g-4-4-4.com
Cat rescue volunteers needed
Tabby Tales Rescue is a volunteer organization that needs more volunteers. Lives are saved with the help of volunteer foster parents, event volunteers, caregivers for our cats residing at PetSmart and behind-the-scenes operations volunteers who help with fundraising, social media and a myriad of other tasks that keep the organization running. Go to www.tabbytalesrescue.org to complete a foster or volunteer application.
One Love Animal Rescue
Volunteers needed to foster animals. Also volunteers needed for day-to-day operations of our animal rescue, helping us with everything from the tasks of caring for animals as a foster in your home with all of the animal’s needs supplied by One Love, adoption follow-ups, paperwork behind the scenes, assisting at our fundraising events, and helping raise funds for our vital programs. Info: http://oneloveanimalrescue.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ogeechee Riverkeeper volunteers needed
Ogeechee Riverkeeper is looking for volunteers to help monitor the water quality with regular water testing in a waterway near you. You do not need to be a member to volunteer. Info: ogeecheeriverkeeper.org/volunteer or contact Luke Roberson at email@example.com.
Fosters needed for Save-A-Life
Save-A-Life is seeking short-term fosters for dogs to fill in when regular fosters have an emergency, illness, etc. There will be little advance notice. Save-A-Life also needs cat lovers to foster timid cats for one or two months to help ready them for permanent adoption. If you feel you can help, please call 912-598-7729 and leave a message or fill out a volunteer application at www.savealifepets.org.
Humane Society seeks volunteers
Humane Society for Greater Savannah seeks volunteers for a variety of roles within the shelter, in our Pick of the Litter Thrift Store, at special events in the community and more. Apply online at www.humanesocietysav.org.
Deliver blood products to patients in need
The American Red Cross needs volunteer transportation specialists to help deliver lifesaving blood products to hospitals for patients in need. Volunteer shifts will originate in Savannah and include travel around the region. Training and use of Red Cross vehicles provided. Info: 912-651-5321.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross needs volunteers for administrative office support and for help during disaster. Training available. Disaster Action Team provides immediate needs to families affected by house fires and other local disasters. Licensed health and mental health professionals are needed to assist with replacement of medications, medical equipment and meeting the emotional needs of clients. Info: 912-651-5321 or www.redcross.org/local/georgia/locations/southeast-coastal-georgia
Hands On Savannah volunteer center
The center, a service of the United Way of the Coastal Empire, recruits and refers volunteers to nonprofit organizations in our area. Hands On Savannah/Volunteer Center can match volunteer interests with community needs. To browse for volunteer options, go to www.handsonsavannah.org, www.uwce.org/volunteer, call 912-651-7725 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Savannah Association for the Blind
Volunteer opportunities include office work and during events. Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision, 1141 Cornell Ave. Info: Lesley Eatherly, 912-236-4473.
Meals on Wheels seeks volunteer drivers
Senior Citizens Inc. is looking for volunteer drivers for in Chatham and Bryan counties to help deliver nutritious meals to homebound seniors once a week for one hour. Substitute drivers also needed. Training provided. Info: Lily McCormick, SCI’s director of volunteers, at 912-236-0363.
Road to Recovery volunteers
The American Cancer Society, 4849 Paulsen St., Suite 102. Volunteer drivers needed to transport cancer patients to hospitals or doctor’s offices for treatment. This requires a safe driving record, a valid driver’s license, some free time and a vehicle in good working condition. Info: 912-355-5196, ext. 3.
Donate medical supplies
Donate lightly used medical equipment to The Lending Room, a volunteer 501(c)(3) charity that lends gently used medical equipment to individuals regardless of income, age or insurance status for a $1 donation. Operating in Beaufort since 1961, the organization accepts and loans items in good condition. To arrange to donate or borrow items, call 843-524-2554. Info: email@example.com
Donations needed for low income families
Life Bridge Inner City Ministries in Savannah is seeking to raise funds and collect food items for the homeless and families living below poverty level. They are seeking donations, such as non-perishable items, can goods, toiletries, turkeys, hams, blankets and more to help in this cause. Contact Pastor Jonathan Brown at 912-856-0663.
The Old Savannah City Mission
Volunteers needed for various positions. The Mission provides food, shelter and clothing to the homeless. Info: Connell Stiles, 912-232-1979 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seeking patient care volunteers to provide companionship and assistance, as well as administrative volunteers to assist with light office work, community outreach, special projects and local events. Contact Brenda Eason at 912-352-8200.
Help create World War I exhibit
The City of Savannah Research Library and Municipal Archives is planning a World War I Centennial exhibit for 2018 to honor Savannahians’ role in the war. Seeking items from local residents and families to personalize the exhibit. Share World War I related artifacts or documents to help create the exhibit. Info: City Library and Archives Director Luciana Spracher, Lspracher@savannahga.gov or 912-651-6411.
Compassionate Care Hospice volunteers needed
Compassionate Care Hospice needs volunteers to assist in the office, as well as provide respite for caregivers and companionship for patients in the greater Savannah statistical metropolitan area. Orientation provided. Info/apply: Micheal Elliott at 912-665-5035 or www.cchnet.net.
Emergent Savannah seeking volunteers
Emergent Savannah is seeking volunteers to help the organization grow. It is a collaboration of local activists who advocate for the local Savannah community by providing information to create thoughtful conversation and personal action. To volunteer, contact email@example.com.
Mended Hearts volunteers visit heart patients
Volunteers will be trained to visit heart patients in the hospital and organize support groups. The chapter meets at 11 a.m. on the third Wednesday of every month in the Cardiac Rehab Conference Room in the Heart & Vascular Institute at Memorial University Medical Center. Info: 912-350-2328.
Hospice Savannah volunteers needed
Hospice Savannah Inc. is in need of volunteers to offer respite care for patients in their homes in Chatham, Effingham, Bryan and Liberty counties. Training provided. Call 912-355-2289 or apply under the volunteer pages of www.hospicesavannah.org.
Hospice Savannah Thrift Shoppe volunteers
Do you love to meet people? Do you enjoy shopping for bargains? Are you a “handy man” who enjoys making minor repairs to electronics or furniture? Hospice Savannah needs volunteers for its Thrift Shoppe opening in Pooler in April. Volunteer application/information at www.HospiceSavannah.org/Thrift or call 912-629-1055.