School is almost back in session. Our friends at Dresden Elementary need our help preparing for the new school year. Dresden is a Title 1 school in DeKalb County. Title 1 schools are part of a federal education program that supports low-income students. Pebble Tossers volunteers participate in various service projects with Dresden throughout the year.Back to School Prep Days: July 26, volunteers are needed to label books, bundle books, and prep them for the classroom. Volunteers for this activity should be 10 and older and with an adult.July 27 volunteers will be laminating items for the teachers. Volunteers must be 16 and older to laminate.OPEN PROJECTS: Not a member of Pebble Tossers? Then join us for one of these projects and experience what you are missing. Nonmembers can click on one of the dates below to register.July 26 preparing booksJuly 27 laminating
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The Big Trees Forest Preserve is a beautiful, unique 30-acre Fulton County Tree, Plant and Wildlife Sanctuary. Pebble Tossers partners with the Big Trees Forest Preserve to provide volunteers on the second Saturday of each month to help preserve the forest. What Volunteers Will Be Doing: the tasks vary each month: removing and rebuilding the split-rail fence, spreading mulch, planting and maintaining the trails. This is a great family service project and is open to all ages. This is an Open Project: if you are not a Pebble Tossers member and would like to participate follow the link below:August 14 Registration click hereCOVID UPDATE: We are following COVID guidelines to keep group interactions safe. Per CDC guidelines, Pebble Tossers will not require masks for vaccinated volunteers during outdoor projects. We follow safety protocols to ensure a healthy and enjoyable experience for all volunteers. As always, we will provide hand wipes and hand sanitizer for our volunteers. We normally provide work gloves but are now requiring volunteers to bring their own work gloves. When working with non-family members please work at a safe distance. If you have not been vaccinated please wear a mask.
The Spruill Center for the Arts fosters creativity and social connections through the arts. They offer a variety of classes and summer camps. Volunteers Must Apply with the Spruill Arts Center to be accepted as a Junior Counselor.Volunteer Needs: The Spruill Center for the Arts is in need of volunteers (aged 13+) for their Summer Camp program to assist instructors and to enhance the experience for their campers (ages 5-10). This will be a full week of volunteer hours where volunteers will work with one age group of campers and a teacher for the week.IMPORTANT REGISTRATION DETAILS: Volunteers must complete the Spruill Center for the Arts Volunteer Application to actually participate as a junior volunteer counselor. We have listed the 1st date of each camp on our calendar to make it easy for Pebble Tossers members to record service hours. Click here for COVID Waiver.Hours & Camp Dates:9:00 am 4:00 pm Monday - Friday (some weeks are 4 days because of a holiday)Weeks begin for the week of June 2 - Aug. 2.
If you would like to provide a meal that is individually boxed and commercially prepared from a caterer, grocery store deli, or delivered from a restaurant establishment, for the Ronald McDonald House, please click here to sign up directly with the Ronald McDonald House to secure an open date on their meal calendar. They will follow up with more information after you register - including the number of meals needed, meal options, and drop off details.Each date shows a maximum of 1 volunteer - this represents 1 family or group. A member of the Pebble Tossers staff can add additional family members to the opportunity. If this date is full volunteers can select any open date. The Pebble Tossers registration allows volunteers to record hours in the log book.
Join us for hands-on training on Dining Services procedures/equipment while serving and preparing lunch for clients at My Sister's House (Atlanta Mission) all at the same time. As you prepare and serve a meal, you are supporting the kitchen staff and helping create a loving, joyful environment.Volunteer Responsibilities- Receive hands-on instruction specific to preparing and serving a meal- Assist in preparing and serving lunch to clients at My Sister's House- Assist in cleaning the kitchen and dining room after the meal is served - Must adhere to all Covid-19 Guidelines in place while at Atlanta Mission including but not limited to wearing a mask over mouth and nose for the entire time and temperature checks.Serving in this key volunteer role, you will gain valuable skills in food service, work with a diverse team of dedicated volunteers and support Atlanta Mission's goal of providing transformational care and resources to those experiencing homelessness.Open Project: If you are not a Pebble Tossers member but would like to register click here Qualifications-Physically able to lift and carry small items and stand for the length of service-Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older-All volunteers must wear pants, closed-toed shoes, and shirts with sleevesNote: This opportunity is not available for the completion of court-ordered community service