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Army Volunteer Corps

 

Welcome! If you are interested in making a difference in the community where you live, work or play, or your job requires documented community service, volunteer opportunities at Fort Gordon may be just what you’re looking for.

Events Needing Volunteers
Event Date Time Location Description
Riverfront Clean-up Every Week, Jan-Dec   Riverfront POC: Savannah River Keeper, +1 (706)826-8991
Operation City Clean Every Sunday Morning, Jan-Dec     POC: Vickia Cullars, +1 (706)312-4125 Email POC
Gardening Pendleton Every 3rd Sat, Jan-Dec   King Park POC: Sholonda Smith, +1 (706)312-4125 Email POC
Clean-up Every Last Sun, Jan-Dec   M. L. King Blvd POC: Keep America Beautiful, +1 (706)619-1600
Kids/Couples Painting Party 12 February 2022 TBD TBD POC: TBD
Dr. Seuss on the Loose 10k/5k Run 12 February 2022 TBD TBD POC: TBD
St. Patrick's Day Shuffle 5k Trail Run 12 March 2022 7:30 a.m. until end Disc Golf Course POC: Neil Smith, +1 (706)831-6536 Email POC
Dare to Tri - Triathlon 26 March 2022 7 a.m. until end Fort Gordon POC: Neil Smith, +1 (706)831-6536 Email POC
Special Olympics 30 March 2022 (Tentative Date) TBD Barton Field TBD
Father Daughter Butterfly Ball 30 March 2022 TBD TBD POC: TBD
Springfest/Carnival
Spring Flea Market
14-17 April 2022 TBD TBD POC: TBD
USA Cycling 7-8 May 2022 TBD TBD POC: TBD
Run to Honor 5k 7 May 2022 TBD TBD POC: TBD
Mother Son Superhero Bash 14 May 2022 TBD TBD POC: TBD
Volunteer Appreciation Day 19 May 2022 1-3:45 p.m. Gordon's Conference & Catering POC: TBD
Adopt a School 19 May 2022 1-3:45 p.m. Gordon's Conference & Catering POC: TBD
U.S. Marine Corps Tribute Run 9-20 May 2022 8-9 a.m. Barton Field POC: TBD
Kids' Fishing Derby 11 June 2022 TBD TBD POC: Dov Estroff, +1 (706)791-3317 Email POC
Army Birthday Run 14 June 2022 6-7:30 a.m. Barton Field POC: TBD
Independence Celebration 30 June 2022 TBD TBD POC: TBD
Christmas in July Vendor Event 16 July 2022 TBD TBD POC: TBD
Kids' Fishing Derby 27 August 2022 TBD Boardman Lake POC: Dov Estroff, +1 (706)791-3317 Email POC
Kids' Fishing Derby 17 September 2022 TBD TBD POC: Dov Estroff, +1 (706)791-3317 Email POC
National Shooting Day 17 September 2022 TBD TBD POC: Dov Estroff, +1 (706)791-3317 Email POC
Fall Fest/Carnival
Fall Flea Market
29 Sep.-2 Oct. 2022 TBD TBD POC: TBD
Puppy Howloween 22 October 2022 TBD TBD POC: TBD
Christmas Festival 1 December 2022 TBD TBD POC: TBD
Trees for Troops TBD TBD TBD POC: TBD
On-Going Opportunities
Agency/Program Date Time Location Description
American Red Cross Varies Varies On & Off Post Variety of volunteer positions.
POC: Linda J. Yehle, +1 (706)787-3567 Email POC
Army Community Service Monday-Friday
Opportunities
Varies Fort Gordon Admin support and program aids.
POC: Pamela B. Rachal, +1 (706)791-3579 Email POC
Boy Scouts of America Varies Varies Fort Gordon Adults (must be 21 or older) to work with scouts. Must have background clearance.
POC: SSG Nunzio Incorvaia, +1 (908)461-2873 Email POC
FGSCC Thrift Shop Tues & Thurs 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Bldg 39101, Brems Barracks Clerks, sales floor, merchandise handlers, customer service.
POC: Gabriella Correa, +1 (619)947-1018 Email POC
Fort Gordon Community Garden Re-opens in March Varies Kilbourne Avenue near Freedom Park School Weed pathways, open sections, and the bee and butterfly areas.
POC: Kathleen Duncan, +1 (706)791-9483Email POC
Girl Scouts of America Varies Varies Fort Gordon Adults (must be 21 or older) to work with scouts. Must have background clearance.
POC: Kagal Wilson, +1 (254)319-6326Email POC
Golden Harvest Food Bank Varies Varies Augusta, GA Food projects to include collection of food, distribution of food staples or meals.
POC: Doressa Hawes, +1 (706)736-1199Email POC
Jessye Norman School of the Arts Monday-Friday 3-5:45 p.m. 739 Greene St,
Augusta, GA
Help with homework. Tutors needed in subject areas. Must be able to commit for a semester.
POC: Gary Dennis, +1 (706)814-0665 Email POC
Keeping America Beautiful Varies Varies Augusta, GA Clean up of areas of the city that have been neglected, improve site or area by adding garden items
POC: Vickia Cullars, +1 (706)840-4876 Email POC
Kitty Konnection Varies Varies Martinez, GA Cat rescues to include fostering abandoned or surrendered animals located in Martinez, Ga.
POC: Anthony Fadeley, +1 (706)840-0835 Email POC
Masters Chapter, ROCKS Inc Varies Varies Fort Gordon Mentor members who wish to improve skills necessary to achieve better leadership qualities.
POC: Montrese R. Love, +1 (404)964-9133 Email POC
Project Lifting Spirits Varies Varies Augusta, GA Assist with running events in support of assisting individuals who have need of help.
POC: Stacey Blevins, +1 (706)306-1127
Servants with a Testimony - SWAT Varies Varies Augusta, GA Variety of projects to help individuals, groups and organizations in need of assistance
POC: Marquette Rucker, +1 (706)840-6596 Email POC
Trinity Hospice Varies Varies Trinity Hospital,
Augusta, GA
Must be 18 or older, may need certified training in the area and positions working.
POC: Loveanisha Cummings, +1 (706)729-6000 ext 32105 Email POC
Where the Wild Things Are Rescue Varies Varies Martinez, GA Dog rescues to include fostering abandoned or surrendered animals located in Martinez, Ga.
POC: Anthony Fadeley, +1 (706)840-0835 Email POC

To register your volunteer hours visit www.myarmyonesource.com. Create an account, register, click on Volunteer Tools and Volunteer Opportunities and apply for Volunteer Positions!

Army Volunteer Corps

 

Volunteers make a meaningful difference in the lives of Soldiers and their Families every day. Army Volunteer Corps (AVC) is designed to help you find local volunteering opportunities with organizations that benefit the Army community.

The AVC has redefined volunteering within the Army. We embrace existing volunteer programs, unite all volunteers who support Soldiers and Families, including the Active Force, National Guard and Army Reserve, and formalize the Army’s commitment to volunteerism.

No matter where people volunteer in the Army community, they usually want to contribute to Soldiers and their Family members. We recognize this common goal and want to help you find the right opportunity for you.

Volunteering helps your community and helps you as well. When you participate with AVC, you’ll:

  • Gain a sense of satisfaction/achievement by meeting challenges
  • Learn about the Army, our sister services, and the community
  • Acquire new skills and/or expand old ones
  • Obtain work experience
  • Build new friendships and become a cohesive part of the community

Contact your local Army Volunteer Coordinator within your Army Community Service Center to register and learn about volunteer opportunities across the Army.

More information is also available from Army Family Web Portal

The Army Volunteer Corps focuses on supporting Soldiers, Family members, surviving spouses, and civilian personnel through community involvement. Volunteer opportunities are available both on and off post. Individuals are matched to volunteer positions according to skill, experience and time available. Childcare is offered in some activities. Participants learn new skills, make friends, and become a part of the community. Volunteering can also be a wonderful way to gain job experience.

Go to Army Family Web Portal  to register and apply for available positions or contact us to learn more about available volunteer opportunities

Getting Started

To review current vacancies, search the Fort Gordon volunteer opportunities on the Volunteer Management Information System (VMIS).

Every volunteer (to include youth volunteers) on Fort Gordon must be registered in VMIS. This system was developed to give the Army a real-time snapshot of volunteer activities at any given time, at any given installation. VMIS provides all of the tools needed to track volunteer hours, manage and track volunteers, post open positions, print reports and much more. All volunteer hours will be tracked through VMIS.

Regularly scheduled introductory workshops on how to use VMIS are conducted each month. Check the ACS calendar or our ACS Facebook page for dates and times.


How to enter Volunteer hours in to VMIS:

Organizations Seeking Volunteers

Some of the organizations typically seeking volunteers are:


American Red Cross (ARC): The American Red Cross strives to improve the quality of human life through services offered at Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center (DDEAMC), Tingay and Snyder Dental Clinics, and the Veterinary Clinic.


Army Community Services (ACS): ACS serves as the primary resource for the development, coordination, maintenance and management of the installation's Service Member and Family support programs. Volunteers are active in core ACS programs such as:

  • Army Family Team Building (AFTB)
  • Army Family Action Plan (AFAP)
  • Army Volunteer Corps (AVC)
  • Deployment Program
  • Employment Readiness Program (ERP)
  • Family Advocacy Program (FAP)
  • Financial Readiness
  • Information and Referral
  • Outreach
  • Relocation
  • Survivor Outreach Services (SOS)
  • Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)

Better Opportunities for Single Service Members (BOSS): BOSS members look for ways to improve the quality of life for single Service Members, single parent Service Members and geographic bachelors/bachelorettes.


Chaplain: The volunteer opportunities to support all religious programs, events and activities on the installation include:

  • Collective Worship Service
  • Family Life Ministry
  • Marriage/Family Retreat Support
  • Pastoral Care/Counseling
  • Religious Education
  • Rites, Sacraments, and Ordinances

Child & Youth Services (CYS): CYS provides quality child development and enrichment opportunities for all military children. Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Child Development Centers
  • Marriage/Family Retreat Support
  • Parent and Outreach Service
  • School-Age Center (SAC)
  • Sports and Fitness
  • Youth Services

Other programs, units and organizations on Fort Gordon enhanced by volunteer involvement include:

Forms & Publications

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Virtual Perinatal Support Group

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Father Support Group

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Father Support Group

Feb 2 5 pm - 6 pm
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Getting Sara Married - Production

Feb 11 8 pm - 10 pm

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Feb 11 8 pm - 10 pm
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2022 Masters Golf Badge Lottery

Mar 22
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2022 Mother and Son Superhero Bash

May 14 5 pm - 8 pm