Thank you for helping ACCA make sure
No Senior is Left Behind!

We are thrilled to have you join ACCA as a volunteer, and want to help you get started as quickly as possible! Here are your next steps, easy as 1-2-3:

  1. Complete the Volunteer Registration form and the Background Check Consent form.
  2. Review the training materials for the volunteer opportunity you’ve selected.
  3. Ellen Everitt, our Volunteer Coordinator, will be in touch to answer any questions and set up your first volunteer shift!

Step One: Paperwork (exciting, we know!)

Volunteer Registration Form

Background Check Consent Form

Please complete and submit the online Volunteer Registration form. Upon submission you will receive an immediate email confirmation from Ellen Everitt (eeveritt@accaging.org), please reply to the confirmation email and attach your completed Background Check Consent form.

At this time a physical signature is NOT required on this form. Please contact Ellen at 706.549.4850 or by email with any questions about the background check process.

Step Two: Training

Click on the picture below to review the training materials for each volunteer opportunity.

NO-CONTACT MEAL DELIVERY TRAINING

PHONE BUDDY TRAINING

Step Three: Stand By

Ellen will be in touch within two business days (probably sooner!) to get you scheduled for your first volunteer shift. Thank you! ACCA is so grateful for the support of our AMAZING volunteers, like YOU!

 

 


Volunteer Handbook

The Volunteer Handbook has been developed over the years to be an informative resource to go to when questions arise or if you are looking for insight on ACCA’s mission and vision statements, client confidentiality, code of conduct, insurance information, etc.

Click here to read our Volunteer Handbook

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