Volunteer Day 2020

Join Us for Volunteer Day at DRI2020 in Savannah, Georgia

Please check back for updates on how you can participate in Volunteer Day 2020, on Saturday, February 29, 2020, in conjunction with the DRI International Certified Professionals Conference, March 1-4, 2020.

To register for Volunteer Day 2020,  contact Michele Ostler at (917) 796-5571 or mostler@drii.org

To learn more about what to expect when volunteering with the DRI Foundation, visit our Volunteerism page.

Half-Day Morning (Extended Session):
Wesley Community Centers of Savannah: 9 am – 1 pm*

Since 1949, Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, Inc.’s mission is to enhance the economic, educational, and spiritual growth, through excellence in early learning care and services, for women, children, and families.  Tasks may include:

  • Weed the Child Care winter garden
  • Trim shrubs
  • Sanitize toys
  • Organize the food pantry
  • Pack personal hygiene bags for homeless individuals
  • Organize books in Family Life Center library
  • Organize the children’s clothes closet in Child Care
  • Organize items stored in the Family Life Center attic

Half Day Morning:
America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia:  9am – 11am

Established in 1981 in Savannah Georgia, America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia is a locally inspired, volunteer-driven nonprofit food bank and community partnering organization. Second Harvest serves as the food safety net for tens of thousands of children, senior citizens, low-income families, and people with disabilities who are at risk for hunger throughout Southern Georgia.  Tasks may include food sorting and packing for the Mobile Food Pantry.

Continuing Education Activity Points

DRI has defined the number of CEAPs (Continuing Education Activity Points) that can be earned by attending DRI’s annual conference. Not only will you receive points for attending our conference and sessions, but DRI also would like to encourage and recognize the volunteer work that you do!  DRI Certified Professionals will earn 1 CEAP for each hour you volunteer.

Volunteering with us? Tweet about it!

Follow us @dri_intl #drifoundation then tweet about volunteering with the #drifoundation. Here is a suggested tweet – just copy and paste.

I am volunteering with the #drifoundation to help build resilient communities in #/Savannah. You can too! 

We look forward to seeing you at DRI2020.