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Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center


Volunteer or Donate

Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center depends on the goodwill of our benefactors and Volunteers who wish to give something back to America's heroes.

How to become a Volunteer
How to become a Volunteer Driver 


The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is proud of the Volunteers who donate time to assist Veterans, families, visitors and employees. Volunteers are a vital part of our healthcare team. Many individuals volunteer inside the Medical Center or in our Community Based Outpatients Clinics (Athens, GA and Aiken, SC) or in the surrounding community where Veterans live. Not only are the manpower hours needed, Volunteers assist with donations, special events, projects, and sponsorships.

Volunteers should be:

  • Committed to Veterans
  • Friendly and Outgoing
  • Good Listeners with Good Communication Skills
  • 18 years of age or older (14-17 years old for the Summer Student Program)

We have volunteer opportunities for:

  • Individuals 
  • Couples/Families 
  • Schools/Teams
  • Students 
  • Church Groups 
  • Corporations
  • Civic Groups 
  • Veteran Service Organizations 

Click HERE for a list of our current high need Volunteer Positions

Thank you for your interest in volunteering. Volunteering is extremely rewarding. We strive to meet your needs while meeting the needs of our Veteran-patients, families, and visitors. If we have not answered your questions on the following links, please call 706-731-7208.



E-donate is now available, please visit to make a donation to the Charlie Norwood VAMC from the comfort of your home.
Cash donations are used for the comfort and welfare of our Veteran patients, including:

  • Hygiene products
  • Refreshment supplies
  • Recreational activities

Non-cash contributions are used to make our patients' stay more enjoyable. What do our Veterans need?

Veterans Needs

To make a cash or non-cash contribution, please contact the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Voluntary Service.  All donations are tax deductable.

How do I Become a Sponsor?

1. Choose a unit that meets your area of interest
2. Get to know the Veterans and the staff—we are like one big family
3. Get involved!
4. Participate!
5. All sponsorship is tax deductable


Voluntary Service Office
Downtown Division
Room 2B101

Voluntary Service Office
Uptown Division
Room 2A191

The Eagle Newsletter


Volunteer PSA video.