Volunteer Information

Volunteer with AMSA

Northeast Georgia Food Bank (5:30-7:00 pm) – 1 Point
Location: 861 Newton Bridge Rd, Athens, GA 30607
Tuesday, January 29th
Sign up here
Tuesday, February 12th
Sign up here
Tuesday, February 26th
Sign up here

Books For Keeps (4:00-6:00 pm) – 1 Point
Location: 440 Dearing Ext, Athens, GA 30606
Monday, February 4th
Monday, February 18th
Sign up here

Thomas Lay Committee
Friday after-school programming
apply here

Suggestions for Volunteer Events
Events do not have to be health-related!
Submit suggestions here

Donation Drives

Books For Keeps Donation Drive

January 17th-February 28th
-can bring any type of books
-drop off books at the 1/24 or 2/5 workshop, or the February meeting
-1 point per 3 books, 3 points max

Outside Volunteering

There are many outside medical organizations in the Athens area that allow student volunteers. Due to the nature of these programs, groups are not allowed to volunteer and all volunteers must register independently. Below, you can find links with information about how to get involved various medical volunteer programs in Athens. Click the names below to find out more about the program and to sign up!

Local Hospitals:

Local Clinics:

Local Hospice Organizations:

Mentoring Opportunities:

If you complete outside volunteering, you can get points for UGA AMSA! Every 3 hours you spend at an outside volunteer organization will equate to 1 point earned. You can earn a maximum of 3 points each semester for outside volunteering and all outside volunteering must be medical-related in order to qualify for points! To download a form, click here.

Medlife opportunities:

Interested in getting hands-on medical experience in a different country? Go on a Service-Learning Trip! MEDLIFE@UGA offers its members a chance to travel abroad and volunteer in the impoverished areas of Peru, Nicaragua, Ecuador, and Tanzania. Volunteers will work closely with local medical professionals to treat those who lack access to proper healthcare. Volunteers will also participate in developmental projects such as building staircases, schools, and public restrooms. Trips are offered every winter, spring, and summer. For more information, visit the MEDLIFE@UGA page http://medlifeuga.com or email medlife.uga@gmail.com