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Kitchen Volunteers

Volunteers play a pivotal role in one of The Salvation Army’s key services- feeding the hungry. Every day, The Salvation Army kitchen serves 3 meals to hungry men, women, and children. Volunteers help prepare, serve the meal, and assist with cleanup. Their friendly faces go a long way in providing not only physical nourishment, but also encouragement to those in need. We would love for you to join us! The kitchen is located in The Center of Hope at 2015 26th Avenue N. Breakfast is from 5:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Lunch is from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Dinner is from 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Birmingham, AL

10/23/17 11:00 AM

Information Desk Attendant

McWane Science Center is currently looking for several volunteers to work at the information desk in the Grand Lobby. These volunteers will greet guests as they arrive at the center, answer any questions, and offer information. Information desk volunteers should be approachable, friendly, welcoming, and have excellent communication skills and customer service skills. A list of FAQs and further information about the museum will be provided during training.

Birmingham, AL

9/20/17 12:00 AM

Science Engagement Interpreter

McWane Science Center counts on the Science Engagement Interpreters to engage visitors through interactions with the exhibits in McWane Science Center and excite all visitors about science and technology. These volunteers will use demonstrations and knowledge to help accomplish our mission of changing lives through science and wonder. Science Engagement Interpreters should be friendly, have excellent communication skills, be able to interact with adults and children in small group settings, and be able to share science learning in an engaging manner. To apply, please submit an adult volunteer application (18+): or a teen volunteer application (students ages 14-17):

Birmingham, AL

9/20/17 12:01 AM

Administration Volunteer Position

Triumph is seeking volunteers to: Manage and file Triumph participant paperwork (progress notes, reports, etc); Create files for new Triumph participants; Update files with new documents and information weekly; Take shredding to Gone for Good once a month.

Birmingham, AL

8/21/17 12:01 AM

Make-A-Wish Intern

Interns for Make-A-Wish® Alabama give of their time and talents to help bring hope, strength, and joy to children who are battling life-threatening medical conditions. All internships are unpaid; however, in return for hard work and dedication, our interns receive valuable training, knowledge, hands-on non-profit work experience, a chance to meet others, and the gratification of making a difference in the life of a child. All internships must be done for academic credit (specific criteria/requirements of the student's educational institution apply). Successful candidates are typically students or recent graduates over the age of 18 with excellent written and oral communication skills, good organizational skills, the ability to multi-task, computer proficiency, and internet research ability.

Vestavia Hills, AL

8/15/17 12:00 AM

Native Bog Garden Work Group at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Volunteers needed to help revitalize the Native Bog Garden at Birmingham Botanical Gardens! We are looking for people to help remove invasive plants, clean up trash, and cut back plants. Plant Knowledge is not required. We will train you!

Birmingham, AL

8/15/17 12:00 AM

Kaul Wildflower Garden at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Do you like Native Plants? Would you like to learn about Native Plants while helping in one of Alabama's most unique gardens? We are looking for volunteers who are not afraid to get dirty, who want to learn more about unique plants in Alabama, and who are ready to work! The Kaul Wildflower work group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at for more information or reply to this post.

Birmingham, AL

8/15/17 12:00 AM

Disaster Action Team Volunteer!

On average, the Red Cross responds to approximately 64,000 disasters a year. Of these, about 50,000 are single and multi-family fires and other localized events to which the Red Cross Disaster Action teams respond. We need you to join us on the Disaster Action Team for Jefferson and Shelby Counties! Requirements to be a Disaster Action Team member: Willingness to train and learn new skills while assisting clients. Commitment to respond to clients needs. Flexible schedule based on volunteers availability Pass background and Motor vehicle record check. Basic Computer skills Contact Frannie, Volunteer Specialist for the Red Cross, for more information!

Birmingham, AL

8/9/17 12:01 AM

Volunteer Coach

Girls on the Run is an empowerment and character development program for 3rd through 8th grade girls that is taught by trained volunteer coaches and teaches self-respect, confidence, accomplishing goals and healthy decision-making. How does Girls on the Run work? • Participants meet twice a week in small teams of 8-15 girls. • Trained volunteer coaches help them learn important life skills through engaging lessons and fun running activities. • The nationally proven curriculum focuses on three main themes: o understanding ourselves, o valuing relationships and teamwork, and o understanding how we connect with the world at large. • At the end of the 10-week program the girls complete a celebratory 5k run that gives them a tremendous sense of accomplishment. Volunteer Coach Commitment and Responsibilities: • Commitment to be at practice for 10 weeks, 2 days a week for 90 minutes each day. Teams meet after school normally from 3-4:30pm. The Fall 2017 season will start September 6 and will end on November 28. • Attend the season-ending Magic City 5k with the girls on Sunday, November 19. • Attend a five-hour training session prior to the start of the season. Training will be held the evening of August 21 or August 23. • Become CPR and First Aid Certified. Girls on the Run will provide training for at least one coach per team if necessary. Girls on the Run Birmingham provides coaches with: • A nationally proven curriculum, lesson plans and all supplies for each team meeting • A small allowance for each team • Training • Support throughout the season

Oakman, AL

9/6/17 12:00 AM

Road to Recovery

One of the biggest barriers to cancer care is transportation, because even the best treatment cannot work if a patient is unable to get there... That is why the American Cancer Society's Road to Recovery program provides patients with free rides to/from their cancer-related treatments. For those who cannot drive themselves or have no other means of getting to treatment, volunteers donate their spare time and the use of their personal vehicle to give patients a much-needed ride. And we need your help! Every volunteer makes a difference and every driver has what it takes to help save lives. Prior to driving, volunteers will complete a short, online training and criminal/driving record background check.

Birmingham, AL

6/7/17 12:01 AM

Quick-Fix Administration Assistant

Shelby Humane supports our community in many ways. Our Quick Fix program provides low cost spay/neuter procedures in collaboration with veterinarians throughout the Birmingham area. It is one of the most important things we do because spay/neuter programs can significantly reduce the severe animal overpopulation problem in Alabama. We need volunteers to help with client communication and simple data entry. It will involve answering questions from the public, scheduling surgeries with our veterinarian partners, and making reminder calls to clients before their scheduled appointment. The work is not difficult but very important to our program. Our staff will teach everything you need to know. The number of hours you volunteer is completely up to you but having regular days and times will help us plan our day. Please consider helping us build a program that really does save lives. For more information, please contact Kaylee Ramey at or 205-610-0936

Columbiana, AL

6/7/17 12:01 AM

Volunteers needed at the Recycing Center

Volunteers are needed at the AEC Recycling Center Tuesday - Friday from 11-2 and on Saturday from 10-4. We have a variety of opportunities for volunteers, including helping patrons unload their recycling, processing recycling in the warehouse, litter control, landscaping and maintenance, general upkeep, creative reuse, workshop development and facilitation, and more. This is a wonderful opportunity to help your community and to show your support for the AEC! Please wear closed-toe shoes and be prepared to work in the elements. The AEC will provide ear and eye protection, gloves, and safety vests. Don't forget your water!

Birmingham, AL

12/30/17 1:00 PM

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3600 8th Avenue South
PO BOX 320189
Birmingham, AL 35232
Phone: (205) 251-5849


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