Volunteer Information

 

Volunteer with AMSA

NEGA Food Bank (5:30-7:30 pm) – 1 Point
Location: 861 Newton Bridge Rd, Athens, GA 30607
Tuesday, October 9th
Tuesday, October 23rd
Sign up here

Books for Keeps (4:00-6:00 pm)- 2 Points
Location: 420 Athena Drive, Athens, Ga 30607
Monday, October 8th
Monday, October 27th
Sign up here

Project Safe (4:00-6:00 pm) – 1 Point
Location: 995 Hawthorne Ave #7, Athens, GA 30606
Wednesday, October 3rd
Wednesday, October 17th
Wednesday, October 31st
Sign up here

College Factory (9:30-11:30 am) – 1 Point
Saturday, October 13th
Saturday, November 3rd
Saturday, December 1st
Sign up here

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

Donation Drives

School Supplies

1 point for 3 items, maximum of 3 points

What to donate?
Any school supplies! Pencils, pens, paper, crayons, composition notebooks, stickers etc.

Bring donations to  9/27 workshop, or drop off hours (before 9/27).

Drop Off hours:
9/24, 6-8pm @ 60 Woodsong Avenue Unit 4
9/25, 1-2:30 pm @ Delta Gamma (290 S. Milledge Ave) (leave by back door with a post-it note saying “Jessica M, AMSA”)

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