A Life-Changer

Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Action Ministries Athens 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

Our Daily Bread

Provide personal care kits to be distributed at Our Daily Bread’s annual Christmas meal at Chapelwood UMC. Deliver kit items to the Fellowship Hall of Chapelwood UMC on  any weekday between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The deadline for dropping off supplies is Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at 1 p.m.

    • Wash cloth
    • Hand towel
    • Bath-size bar of soap
    • Toothbrush
    • Toothpaste: 4-7 oz. size
    • Deodorant
    • Disposable razor
    • Nail clippers
    • Comb
    • 6 Band-aids
  • LOCATION: Chapelwood UMC Fellowship Hall, 100 Janice Drive, Athens, GA
  • CONTACT: Solomon Smothers, program administrator
Smart Lunch, Smart Kid
Donate funds to cover a box of food or pack and deliver food boxes to 50 families in need on Monday, Dec. 29. To donate, click here and write “SLSK Athens Holiday Delivery” in the comments box.
Ongoing Opportunities
  • 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.
  • Volunteer at Our Daily Bread.
  • 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, program administrator, at 706-353-6647 ext. 5670 or ssmothers@actionministries.netTo fulfill required community service hours, contact Zachary Burgess, kitchen manager, at zburgess@actionministries.net.