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Dawg Day of Service 2017

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

About

Positions0 Remaining
Registration OpensTill registration closes
Registration ClosesAny time before each shift starts or when space runs out.
Age Limit18 and up
Description
Join ServeUGA for Dawg Day of Service 2017 on August 26, 2017!

Dawg Day of Service is UGA's largest annual day of community service, providing a great opportunity to work with other students to make a positive impact in the community. See our list of service sites below for this year's event and sign-up today to volunteer at a local organization in Athens-Clarke County!

  • Registration opens at 9am in the Tate Student Center grand ballroom (5th floor). A light breakfast is included.
  • Groups will begin to depart at 10am for their service site. Transportation is provided to most sites!
  • All service projects will wrap-up by approximately 1pm.
  • Upon returning to campus, there will be pizza available for everyone.

If you have any questions, please feel free to be in touch with Alexandra Case via email at alexandra.case25@uga.edu or Amanda Torrence via email at amanda.torrence25@uga.edu.

Requirements
Many of our sites will involve work outside, so please wear sneakers and clothes you won’t mind getting a little dirty.
PerksFirst 500 people to show-up will get a Dawg Day of Service t-shirt!
First 250 people to show-up will get a Dawg Day of Service water bottle!
Transportation is provided to most service sites.
A light breakfast will be available at registration.
Pizza will be provided when you return to campus after volunteering.
Parking DetailsParking is free on the weekends in the Tate Student Center parking deck.
CausesAnimals Arts & Culture Children & Youth Community Persons with Disabilities Education Environment General Service Homeless & Housing Food Insecurity, Hunger Poverty & Basic Needs Older Adults Victims' Services
SkillsCleanups Help w/Animals Help w/People Landscaping Maintenance Moving Mulching Office Work Painting Planting and Gardening Remove Debris
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570 Positions Filled | 270 Impacts | 967 Hours

Location: Registration will be in Tate Center Grand Ballroom (5th floor), Tate Student Center, 45 Baxter Street, Athens, GA 30602

Shifts (17)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Volunteers will help with farm tasks such as planting, weeding, harvesting, minor landscaping, and litter pick up.

Athens Land Trust works to conserve, empower and sustain communities through responsible and visionary land use.

For more information, visit: http://www.athenslandtrust.org/
82/83Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Volunteer will work to remove overgrowth, fallen limbs, and underbrush from grave sites.

Brooklyn Cemetery is a historic African-American cemetery that went ignored but is now being restored.

For more information visit:
http://brooklyncemetery1.wix.com/brooklyncemetery#!
93/97Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Volunteers will work to remove invasive vegetation, help with a small construction project, or help clean up project sites.

Chew Crew is a student-led prescribed grazing effort that aims to involve the UGA community in restoring neglected green spaces.

For more information visit: https://ugachewcrew.wordpress.com/
17/17Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Volunteers will be assisting with preparing for one of ESP's largest fundraisers, Big Trail & Tug, which consists of a 5k Run, Family Mud Run, and Tug of War Completion. Volunteers will be helping clear the trail and other needs for this event.

Extra Special People serves children and young adults with developmental disabilities and their families through year-round thrive programs, family support, and community involvement.

For more information, visit: http://extraspecialpeople.com/
32/34Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Volunteers will help harvest vegetables (tomatoes, squash, zucchini, etc) from their 30 ft. by 72 ft. garden and remove weeds from garden.

The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia works toward ending hunger as part of an overall community effort to alleviate poverty.

For more information, visit: http://www.foodbanknega.org/
11/12Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Volunteers will work together on home repair and yard clean up.

Hands On Athens aims to create a coalition of organizations dedicated to assisting low-income Athens Clarke County homeowners in historic neighborhoods to maintain, repair, and restore their properties as part of overall neighborhood revitalization.

For more information, visit: http://handsonathens.weebly.com/
6/7Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Volunteers will either engage in garden cleanups for schools (weeding, mulching, adding soil, etc) and help clean up roads and streamways (streams in association with ACC Stormwater), or participate in a road cleanup.

Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful works to educate and empower citizens and businesses with the resources to take action as environmental stewards of litter prevention, waste reduction, and beautification.

For more information, visit: http://athensclarkecounty.com/179/Keep-Athens-Clarke-County-...
27/28Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Volunteers will help spruce up the studio spaces while learning about print disabilities and the services Learning Ally offers to blind and dyslexic people all over the country; activities will include damp-cloth dusting, window washing, sweeping, etc.

Learning Ally is a a national non-profit dedicated to helping students with print disabilities, including blindness, visual impairment and dyslexia.

For more information, visit: https://www.learningally.org/Volunteer/Studio-Locations/Athe...
12/12Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Volunteers will help with Adopt a Highway litter cleanup, general cleaning and maintenance projects around the space.

Nuci's space provides obstacle free treatment for musicians suffering from depression and other such disorders as well as to assist in the emotional, physical and professional well-being of musicians.

For more information visit: http://www.nuci.org/
10/10Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
VOLUNTEERS MUST PRINT AND SIGN SEPARATE LIABILITY FORM: https://docs.google.com/document/d/13A7PpIO1yj8PLq43hpbP47VH...
Please bring with you to DDOS Check-In.

Volunteers will help with a variety of outdoor projects to help spruce up Oasis' facility. This may include: building mini-dams, sanding/painting, clearing brush, leveling dirt, and moving mulch.

Oasis Católico Santa Rafaela provides after-school tutoring for children, as well as many other services to the broader Latino community in Athens.

For more information visit: https://sites.google.com/site/oasistutors2/
73/83Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Volunteers will help with larger projects in Project Safe's Thrift Store that take many hands such as helping knock out big projects, sort donations, help customers, and create eye catching displays!

Project Safe works to end domestic violence through prevention and educational programs, crisis intervention, ongoing supportive services for survivors of domestic violence and their children, and advocacy/ systems change work in our community.

For more information, visit: http://www.project-safe.org/
12/12Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
THIS IS A DRIVE YOURSELF SITE! You must be able to drive yourself or carpool. Still check-in at registration before departing.

Volunteers will work at an individuals house identified by SHAARE to help with landscaping and gardening.

SHAARE raises funds to assist and contribute to the safety and improvement of low income senior and elderly citizen homeowners who need home repairs and improvements.

For more information visit: http://www.shaare.info/
17/18Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Volunteers will be harvesting crops for donation or UGArden's produce stands around the community, and seeding plots for the fall.

UGArden seeks is to build a community of students centered on a sustainable food system.

For more information visit: http://ugarden.uga.edu/ugarden4/Welcome.html
18/18Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Volunteers will be working with patients of the center by playing games and socializing with individuals.

University Nursing & Rehabilitation Center works to excel in Quality Health Care & Compassion with a commitment to care for our community.

For more information, visit: http://www.universitynursingandrehabilitationathens.com/
31/31Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Volunteers will remove invasive species, and help with trail maintenance and trash pick-up.

Watershed UGA is a town/gown stream restoration and protection initiative aimed at engaging the campus community in sustainability through watersheds.

For more information visit: https://www.watershed.uga.edu/
41/41Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Volunteers will remove invasive species, and help with trail maintenance including installing a fence and picking up trash.

Watershed UGA is a town/gown stream restoration and protection initiative aimed at engaging the campus community in sustainability through watersheds.

For more information visit: https://www.watershed.uga.edu/
35/40Over
Start: Sat, Aug 26, 9:00AM
End: Sat, Aug 26, 1:00PM
Volunteers will remove invasive species including Chinese privet.

Watershed UGA is a town/gown stream restoration and protection initiative aimed at engaging the campus community in sustainability through watersheds.

For more information visit: https://www.watershed.uga.edu/
12/12Over