A Life-Changer

Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Action Ministries and the foundation of our capacity to transform lives. Our volunteers are ordinary people doing extraordinary things, which makes them Life-Changers in our book!

Current Opportunities 

Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Nearly 1 million children in Georgia schools are eligible to receive free or reduced-price lunch, a crucial meal that disappears in the summer and during school holidays. We need people to prepare lunches and deliver them to children in the community during Spring Break on March 8 

  • LOCATION: Milledge Avenue Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 1690 South Milledge Ave., Athens, GA 30605
  • CONTACT: Solomon Smothers, regional director
Our-Daily-Bread-logo-WebRGBOur Daily Bread

Provide a meal at Our Daily Bread. Breakfast is served at 8 a.m., and lunch is served at noon, Monday through Friday. Sack meals are served at noon on Saturdays and 3 p.m. on Sundays. Click on Volunteer Guide for Serving at Our Daily Bread.

  • LOCATION: Our Daily Bread, Athens First Baptist Church, 355 Pulaski Street, Athens, GA 30601
  • CONTACT: Solomon Smothers, regional director

Ongoing Opportunities

  • Volunteer to work in One Community Garden in the summer.
  • Support a housing client partner as a member of a support team.
  • Sponsor a drive. Click on Wish List.
  • Tutor in our GED/Adult Literacy Program. Click on GED Volunteer Position Description.
  • Become a member of the Local Action Council.   

Volunteer Matching Gift Opportunities

If you volunteer with us, your company may also offer a volunteer grant program. Matching gifts and volunteer grants are an important source of revenue for the ongoing operation of Action Ministries. Click here for more information.

Be a Life-Changer Volunteer!

Contact Solomon Smothers, regional director, at 706-353-6647 ext. 5670 or ssmothers@actionministries.netTo fulfill required community service hours, contact Zachary Burgess, kitchen manager, at zburgess@actionministries.net.


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