(Online/Health) Ann Foundation – http://www.annfoundation.org
20 Old Shelter Rock Rd Roslyn NY 11576
The Ann Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to improving the quality of life and opportunities of children with special needs who might not otherwise receive services.
Bartow Health Access – www.bartowhealthaccess.org
31 Pointe North Drive Cartersville, GA 30120
Caitlin Hammond, firstname.lastname@example.org, 678-372-3844
Bartow Health Access is a non-profit charitable care clinic that is committed to providing high quality care to all our community members, including those who do not have medical insurance. The clinic is open Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm. Volunteer positions include front office assistant, clinical/nurse assistant and marketing assistant. Volunteers are also needed to provide translation services, diabetes and dietary education, and assist with special events.
Camellia Hospice – www.camellia.com
1337 Canton Rd.
Marietta, GA 30066
DeAnne Barnes – Volunteer Coordinator: 678-218-5745
Camellia Hospice is dedicated to providing palliative and hospice care in a caring and compassionate manner that enhances the quality of life of the clients served. Volunteer opportunities include providing companionship, caregiver relief, spiritual support or creating gifts for patients. Clerical support is also needed in the hospice office. Volunteers are asked to serve a minimum of 3 hours per month. *All volunteers must complete a background check and driver’s license.*
Carestone at Milford Chase – http://www.hscsal.com/index.html
1345 Milford Church Road Marietta GA 30008
Cobb/Douglas Community Services Boards – www.cobbcsb.com
Mary Robeck, Volunteer Coordinator 770-429-5018 email@example.com
The Cobb County Community Services Board and the Douglas County Community Services Board (CSB) are public agencies created by state law to provide mental health, developmental disability, and substance abuse services. The service areas are Cobb, Douglas, and Cherokee Counties, Georgia. The agency provides support to over 14,000 people annually. The agency’s goals include: consumer preference; work initiatives; and the expansion of the availability and access to natural community supports through the reduction of stigma. A background check, drug screening and TB test is required for volunteers who work with clients, but is not required for volunteers that assist with special events or with office support. Contact the Volunteer Coordinator for special event dates.
Cobb Senior Services – http://seniors.cobbcountyga.gov/
32 North Fairground Street Marietta GA 30060
Creekside Pines (formerly Legacy of Dallas) www.creeksidepinesseniorliving.com
1011 Merchants Drive Dallas GA 30132
Senior/retirement living center with a Life Engagement program designed to promote resident wellness and independence while utilizing and valuing residents’ strengths and successes within an environment that celebrates normalization, choice, empowerment and validation. Contact person is Ila Awtrey.
Crossroads Hospice of Atlanta, LLC – http://www.CrossroadsHospice.com
1957 Lakeside Parkway Ste 500 Tucker GA 30084
Provide comfort care to patients with a life expectancy of 6 months or less. Use an interdisciplinary approach to care for patients in their home, longterm care facilities and assisted living facilities.
Cured 4 Life – http://www.cured4life.org
Kim Below 770.864.2862
Cured 4 Life brings women together to help build and encourage each other while spreading the message of breast-cancer awareness. Cured 4 Life organizes health fairs, in January and June, as well as Take Care of You (TCoY) workshops. The workshops provide skin care tips and makeup application lessons for breast cancer survivors and are held the last Tuesday of the month at The Community Health Center in Austell.
DeRiche Agency, Inc.
3175 Cherokee Street Kennesaw GA 30144
Debbie King 678.490.3761 firstname.lastname@example.org
DeRiche Agency, Inc. strives to positively impact the quality of life of individuals with developmental disabilities by supporting them in achieving their dreams and goals and to live and thrive in a community setting. Volunteers can serve as Direct Care Professionals and can have the opportunity to conduct independent classroom teaching after training. Direct Care Professionals are required to serve at least 2 months, anytime Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4pm. A driver’s license, background check and certified motor vehicle report is required.
Devereux Georgia – www.devereux.org
1291 Stanley Rd Kennesaw, GA 30152
Dolly Fehd 678-303-2670 email@example.com
Devereux Georgia is a healthcare provider for children, adolescents and young adults to treat difficult to manage behavioral and emotional issues. General volunteers can assist with performing arts, food services, sports and recreation, lead Bible studies or spiritual growth classes or seasonal projects like the annual Formal Dance. School volunteers require a 3-6 month commitment and serve as room parents, tutors, gardeners in the greenhouse, or assist with record keeping including medical filing. Extensive training allows volunteers to learn crisis and emergency management skills.
FODAC (Friends of Disabled Adults and Children) – www.fodac.org
4900 Lewis Rd Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Dianne Ramsey firstname.lastname@example.org 770-491-9014
FODAC provides over $10 million dollars’ worth of home medical equipment and services to clients at little or no cost to the recipients. Equipment supplied includes manual and power wheelchairs, scooters, bathroom aids, pediatric equipment and other medical rehabilitative equipment. FODAC also provides wheel chair repair services and technical assistance with installing adaptive equipment onto private vehicles. Volunteers can assist by sorting donating medical supplies, working in the thrift store where proceeds support FODAC programs, or completing data entry and office work. Volunteers can work Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm (the center is closed daily between 12pm-1pm for lunch). A one hour orientation is required.
Gentiva Hospice – www.gentiva.com
34 Center Rd Cartersville, GA 30121
Jenaila Hawkins email@example.com 770-383-3565
Gentiva Hospice provides compassionate care to those at the end of life’s journey through clinical excellence and uncompromising service. Volunteers can assist with patient support in nursing homes or administrative support in the Cartersville office. Volunteers are required to serve at least 3 months.
Good Samaritan Health Center – www.goodsamcobb.org
1605 Roberta Drive SW, Marietta GA 30008
Akilah Bartley: 770.419.3120 ext. 39
Good Samaritan Health Center of Cobb is a nonprofit healthcare practice which provides a comprehensive range of services for patients without health insurance or the means to afford care. Services include non-emergency primary care for adults and children, comprehensive dental care, health education and counseling.
Halcyon Hospice – www.ExcellenceInHospice.com
Angela Bhowmik – Volunteer Coordinator – 678-651-1440
Halycyon Hospice provides palliative care and support to terminally ill patients and their families in Atlanta, Cumming, Tucker and Villa Rica. The care focuses on enhancing a patient’s comfort and overall quality of life and is provided in the patient’s home, assisted living facility, nursing home or hospital. There are many volunteer opportunities from clerical support and special events to reading to patients. Medical Office Volunteers assist office managers with ordering supplies, creating and maintaining patient charts, etc. Activities Volunteers help with Bingo, crafts, ice cream socials etc at Assisted Living Facilities and Skilled Nursing Facilities. Volunteers can also help with Project Bloom to arrange and deliver flowers to hospice patients. There are some volunteer projects that can be done from your home like making holiday cards or preparing mailings. All volunteers are required to have a background check and a PPD and to complete orientation.
Heartland Hospice Services – http://www.hcr-manorcare.com/
5990 Love St., Austell GA 30168
Wanda Musgrove 770.745.1414 firstname.lastname@example.org
We depend on our volunteers to help us provide the extra love and care our clients and their families need at this time in their life. Volunteers are needed for arts & crafts, yard work, tutoring, photography, clothing/ food bank, special weekend camp, and nature/ plants. Bilingual/ ESL is a plus.
March of Dimes – www.marchofdimes.com
1776 The Exchange Ste 245 Atlanta GA 30339
678-793-0391 Michele Beal email@example.com
The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. Volunteers can assist during walk days to help with registration, distributing food and water, and security.
McKenna Farms Therapy Services – www.mckennafarmstherapy.org
McKenna Farms provides innovative therapy programs and resources for special needs individuals and their families while encouraging community involvement. Services are for patients between the ages of 0-21 with speech, occupational and physical therapy sessions in clinical or hippotherapy settings. Hippotherapy is treatment using a horse. Complete the volunteer application available at www.mckennafarmstherapy.org and mail or fax to 770-505-3595.
Medshare – www.medshare.org
- 3240 Clifton Springs Rd Decatur GA 30034-4608
- Volunteer Coordinator 770-323-5858 firstname.lastname@example.org
MedShare International is dedicated to recycling surplus medical supplies and equipment for use by healthcare institutions in developing countries. To achieve this mission, MedShare International collects batch and single item supplies and equipment that are still valuable but no longer in demand in the United States due to procedural excess, technological change, regulatory requirements, or production overage, and distributes them to healthcare facilities in targeted developing countries. Click this link if you are interested in volunteeringhttp://www.medshare.org/files/file/Volunteer%20Flyer.pdf
Special Olympics Georgia – www.SpecialOlympicsGA.org
4000 DeKalb Technology Parkway Suite 400 Building 400 Atlanta GA 30340
Leslie Anderson 770-4149390×120 leslie email@example.com
Special Olympics Georgia provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Sunrise of West Cobb
3829 Floyd Road Austell GA 30106
Tommy Nobis Center – http://www.tommynobiscenter.org/homeframe.aspx
1480 Bells Ferry Road Marietta Ga 30066
Linda Mosher 770/427-9000 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tommy Nobis Center provides vocational and related services to maximize the success of persons with disabilities or other barriers to employment.
VistaCare Hospice – www.vistacare.com
6458 Spring Street Suite 100 Douglasville GA 30134
Wendy Harrison 770-489-4225 email@example.com
Provide medical, emotional, spiritual and personal support to patients who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness and also supporting family members.
West Ridge Church-Breakaway – www.westridge.com
3522 Hiram Acworth Hwy Dallas, GA 30157
Shelley Moffitt firstname.lastname@example.org
Breakaway is a series of respite events for special needs families living in Cobb, Douglas and Paulding counties. The events include fun activities for special needs participants and their siblings. Each event is organized and held at West Ridge Church in Dallas, GA. A background check is required and can be started by completing the online form: http://www.westridge.com/next-steps/volunteer/background-check.
Winnwood Retirement Community
100 Whitlock Ave Marietta GA 30064
Mackenzie McNay 770-428-6200 email@example.com
A retirement community for seniors 62 or higher designed for seniors to keep a healthy, active lifestyle. Fitness programs, social programs, activities and events offered.