Volunteers make all the difference at Shepherd Center. Each year hundreds of individuals, families and companies lend support by giving their time to Shepherd Center.
There are a variety of opportunities for volunteers, whether you enjoy interacting with patients, performing clerical tasks or assisting with fun events. Please click the "Volunteer Opportunities" link on the upper left hand side of this page to learn about the various placements. *Please note that most opportunities are available during regular business hours on weekdays.*
Our summer slots for 2013 are full. If you are interested in volunteering for summer 2014, please be sure to submit your application no later than March 1, 2014.
**We are unable to offer any shadowing opportunities at this time.**
Please call 404-350-7316 for more information.
Join a Volunteer Group at Shepherd Center
Volunteer groups at Shepherd are open to anyone in the community and are a fun way to meet new people while planning and implementing special events that serve as fundraisers for Shepherd Center.
Membership in this group is open to anyone interested in supporting Shepherd Center. The group's primary fundraising activity is Pecans on Peachtree. Please call 404-350-7315 for more information. To download a printable membership application, please click on the link below.
Composed of individuals and families who perform 2-3 activities annually for our patients. Activities include an ice cream social in the spring and a cookout in early fall. Please call 404-350-7469 for more information. To download a printable membership application, please click on the link below.
Shepherd Center Society
The Shepherd Center Society (SCS) is a volunteer group comprised of civic-minded individuals around 30 to 45 years old who raise funds and awareness through social activities in Atlanta and Nashville for Shepherd Center's patient care programs and host special events such as Summer inThe City, The Tailgate and Beyond Barbecue. Learn More.
Junior Committee is comprised of young professionals (age 22-35) who raise funds for Shepherd Center's therapeutic recreation program. The group's primary fundraising event is Derby Day held each May.