Volunteering this november

Mia Karle ‘19

Jones Valley Teaching Farm (Courtesy of UAB)

Jones Valley Teaching Farm (Courtesy of UAB)

Turkey Creek Volunteers (Courtesy of Turkey Creek Nature Preserve)

Turkey Creek Volunteers (Courtesy of Turkey Creek Nature Preserve)

This November as the holiday season begins one way to give thanks is to give back to your community through volunteering. Featured below are a few volunteer opportunities in the Birmingham area that are available for all ages  so you can spend time with your friends and family through volunteering.

Jones Valley Urban Teaching Farm

701 25th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203

November 2, 2018

Eco Club will be volunteering from 2-5 at Jones Valley’s downtown location. Contact Abigail Shepherd (abigail.shepherd@indiansprings.org) for more information.


Key Club Supply Drive

Until November 15th

Key Club will be holding a supply drive for the Our Hope International foundation that supports an orphanage in Uganda. They are asking for flip flops size twelve or higher, chapstick, reading glasses of lower strength, school supplies, clothes, toys, travel size toiletries, and medical supplies. Supplies can be brought to the boxes in Town Hall. Also, the head of the foundation, Edith Lukabwe, will be speaking at Springs on D-Day.

Moss Rock Nature Preserve

2849 Chapel Road, Hoover,AL 35226

November 17, 2018

Moss Rock is hosting this family volunteer day, welcome to all volunteers ages six or older to help clean up the trails and facilities at the preserve. All equipment will be supplied along with food and beverages.  


North Hill Nursing Home

200 North Pine Hill Road, Birmingham,AL 35217

November 17, 2018

North Hill Nursing Home is hosting a family volunteer day open to volunteers of all ages. Volunteers will spend time and socialize with the residents.


Turkey Creek Nature Preserve

3906 Turkey Creek Road, Pinson,AL 35126

November 17, 2018

Volunteers ages ten and older are welcome at the preserve to assist in the removal of invasive plant species and build a plant nursery.


Habitat for Humanity

November 29, 2018- December 13, 2018

The Habitat for Humanity: Home for the Holidays event is a ten day project to build a home for a family. Volunteers ages ten and older can participate and no building experience or supplies are required.