AJC Give Back Connection

Tax time helpers

As a part of its tax aide program that serves helps people prepare and file electronically, federal and state tax returns in Georgia at no charge for low and middle income people/families with emphasis on people over 60, AARP needs volunteers as tax preparers, greeters and help with communication. There is no charge for training.

When: various times from Feb. 2 to April 15

Who: AARP

Where: various locations through the metro area

Contact: www.aarp.org/taxaide

After school tutoring

Seeking volunteers to tutor one-on-one with an elementary student during an after school program.

When: 2 p.m. weekdays, ongoing

Who: Stewart Center

Where: Andrew P. Stewart Center, 153 Stovall St. SE, Atlanta

Contact: Ashley Hicks, 4045220942, ashley@stewartcenter.org

Memory care

Volunteers needed to use their special talents – whether that’s playing your guitar, giving a spinning wheel demonstration or even leading a laughing yoga class – to help enrich the lives of residents

When: ongoing

Who: Bickford of Buckhead

Where: Bickford of Buckhead, 4804 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA 30342, USA

Contact: Michelle Layne at 404-531-0145 or mymichellelayne@gmail.com

IT/technology

Volunteers who are experts at Wordpress needed to help with website and ACCESS software to create a basic database. The organization, National Center for the Prevention of Home Improvement Fraud, helps seniors, disaster victims, the physically impaired, those who speak English as a second language, low wealth communities and women.

When: ongoing

Who: National Center for the Prevention of Home Improvement Fraud

Where: Virtual, 3525 Piedmont Road, Building 7, Suite 300, Atlanta

Contact: Phae Moore, 404-902-6100 or phae@ncphif.org

Grant writing

Volunteers needed to serve onsite and/or remotely via internet researching and preparing grant proposals to help achieve the mission “to build sustainable communities of educated leaders and entrepreneurs.”

When: ongoing

Who: People United Foundation Inc.

Where: 147 Lawshe St., Atlanta

Contact: Lyndon Greene, 678-522-0530 or Lgreene@thepuf.org

Workshop coordinator

Help PDAN organize a workshop for families about ADHD awareness and connections to personality disorders

When: ongoing

Who: Personality Disorder Awareness Network

Where: 2233 Peachtree Rd NE Suite 305, Atlanta

Contact: Frederic Bien, 404 474 0099 or frederic@pdan.org

Social media expert

The FitWit Foundation is looking for someone familiar with social media experience and knowledge who can take on the official role of distributing social media information. May also be used to help guide what messages/posts should be used and when.

When: ongoing

Who: The FitWit Foundation

Where: 138 Decatur St., Decatur

Contact: Megan Gilroy, 423-341-1009 or megan@fitwit.com

Blood drive

Volunteers needed to greet donors, check them in, facilitate required reading, serve refreshments and monitor donors for adverse reactions.

When: ongoing blood drives operate 7 days/week with morning, afternoon and evening shifts available.

Who: American Red Cross

Where: Jonesboro

Contact: Christine Dunson, 770-852-4142 or Christine.Dunson@redcross.org

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