How You Can Help


CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

Holiday Volunteer Opportunities: All holiday volunteer opportunites are listed below.   If you would like to sign up for a date, please email Kim Phillips @ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Thank you.

Oct. 21st, Friday:     3p-7p     Help set up/organize for the parking lot sale.    Maximum Number of Volunteers:  10   Volunteers must be middle school and older.  Persons under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Oct.  22nd, Saturday:     7a-11am    Help set up & work parking lot sale.   Maximum Number of Volunteers:  10   Volunteers must be middle school and older.  Persons under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Oct. 22nd, Saturday:     Noon-3pm     Help work and clean up the parking lot sale.  Maximum Number of Volunteers:  10   Volunteers must be middle school and older.  Persons under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Nov. 14th,  Monday:     5p-8pm     Help pack/prepare holiday meal boxes, sort donations, work thrift store, etc.  Maximum Number of Volunteers:  10   Minimum age requirement:  8 years of age.  Persons under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Dec. 12th, Mon.:        5p-8pm     Help pack/prepare holiday meal boxes, sort donations, work thrift store, etc.  Maximum Number of Volunteers:  10   Minimum age requirement:  8 years of age.  Persons under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Dec. 14th, Wed.:        5p-8pm     Help pack/prepare holiday meal boxes, sort donations, work thrift store, etc.  Maximum Number of Volunteers:  10   Minimum age requirement:  8 years of age.  Persons under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Dec. 15th, Thurs.:      5p-8pm     Help pack/prepare holiday meal boxes, sort donations, work thrift store, etc.  Maximum Number of Volunteers:  10   Minimum age requirement:  8 years of age.  Persons under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Dec. 16th, Fri.:          9am-Noon    Help sort donations and assist with gift set ups.   Maximum Number of Volunteers:  5   Volunteers must be middle school and older.  Persons under  16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Dec. 16th, Fri.:         Noon-3pm     Santa's Elves:   Help organize gifts to prepare for gift distributions.   Maximum Number of Volunteers:  5   Volunteers must be high school and older.  Persons under  16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Dec. 16th., Fri.:       3pm-6pm       Santa's Elves:   Help organize gifts to prepare for gift distributions.   Maximum Number of Volunteers:  5   Volunteers must be high school and older.  Persons under  16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Dec. 19th, Mon.:       4pm-8:30pm    Help pack and distribute holiday meal boxes.   Clients come to Co-Op to pick up meal boxes.   Spanish speaking volunteers needed. Maximum Number of Volunteers:  20   Volunteers must be middle school and older.  Persons under  16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Dec. 19th, Mon.:     4pm-8:30pm    Assist in thrift store, assisting clients, sorting donations, etc.   Spanish speaking volunteers needed. Maximum Number of Volunteers:  5   Volunteers must be middle school and older.  Persons under  16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Dec. 22nd, Thurs.:   9am-Noon      Assist in food distributions, thrift store operations and clean up.   Spanish speaking volunteers needed. Maximum Number of Volunteers:  10  Volunteers must be middle school and older.  Persons under  16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Dec. 22nd, Thurs.:   Noon-3pm     Assist in food distributions, thrift store operations and clean up.   Spanish speaking volunteers needed. Maximum Number of Volunteers:  10  Volunteers must be middle school and older.  Persons under  16 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 

Thrift Store Assistant: We are seeking one volunteer per each Saturday to assist the store personnel with receiving donations, cleaning the store, sorting donations and cleaning the offices.  Volunteers must be 16 years of age if not accompanied by a parent.  Children middle school and older are able to sign up with a parent.  We do limit the number of volunteers on Saturdays and sign-ups are first come, first serve.  Saturday hours are NOT eligible for community service hours.  Shifts are Noon - 4 pm on Saturdays.  Please email Kim Phillips @ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to sign up for your Saturday of choice.

Current Thrift Store Assistant Dates Available:    Oct. 1st, Oct. 15th, Oct. 29th, Nov. 12th.     2017 Dates also available.

Court Ordered Community Service Hours: The North Gwinnett Co-Op does allow persons needing to complete community service hours volunteer.  The North Gwinnett Co-Op allows community service hours for TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS ONLY (including DUI/BUI).  Hours are earned hour for hour, no monetary donations will be accepted in place of serving required community service hours.  Volunteers needing to serve hours must schedule an interview with Kim Phillips, prior to their service.  Please email Kim Phillips @ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to schedule your appointment.   NO COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITES ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE - WILL START ACCEPTING COURT ORDERED COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS AFTER THE FIRST OF THE YEAR.

 

TO SIGN UP FOR A DATE/TIME, PLEASE EMAIL KIM PHILLIPS @ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 770-271-9793.  Thank you.

 


OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

The North Gwinnett Co-Op is wholly dependent on financial and in-kind donations to provide assistance to those in our community who are in need. Assistance is received from many different sources including churches, corporate business partners, grants, civic and community organizations, schools, as well as individuals and families.  If you are interested in supporting the North Gwinnett Co-Op, here are a few ways you can help:

  • Organize a donation drive in your neighborhood, work place, school, or community organization. Collection of food, clothing, and toiletries are always needed. Call 770-271-9793 for information on specific items needed at the time of your drive.
  • Volunteer Opportunities are available for individuals and groups. Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. Small groups of 10 or less work best, but we like all group sizes so if you have a large group, call ahead to make arrangements.  Our organization is run completely by volunteers so there are several opportunities to participate:
    • Work in the food pantry or thrift store
    • Cleaning & maintenance
    • Yard work
    • Administrative assistance
    • Sorting & stocking donations
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  • Encourage your church or organization to become a supporting partner of the Co-Op through regular financial and/or in-kind donations.
  • Make a financial contribution. North Gwinnett Co-Op.  The North Gwinnett Co-Op is a private, non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible. You can donate with the safety of our new PayPal "Donate" button located on each page!
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Contact Info

North Gwinnett Cooperative
4395 Commerce Drive
Buford, Georgia 30518

Phone: 770-271-9793
Fax: 770-271-2939

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 672
Buford, Georgia 30515

Hours of Operation:
Monday 6:00pm -8:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 2:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 2:00pm
Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm

Second Blessings Thrift Store
Monday 6:00pm -8:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 2:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 2:00pm
Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm

We observe all
Federal Holidays.

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