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Volunteer Opportunities

To apply for one of the postings below, please fill out the Volunteer Packet that includes:
Volunteer Application,
 Confidentiality Statement, and Emergency Contact Form and submit it to:


AWS Corporate Office
3519 Medical Drive
Columbia, S.C. 29203

Attention:  Brian Wingard   


OR    Fax:  (803) 540-7223

Attention:  Brian Wingard

OR     Scan & EMAIL

Attention:  Brian Wingard


  Upon accepting a volunteer position at the Alston Wilkes Society, you will receive a copy of the Volunteer Handbook
After reading the Handbook thoroughly and completing an Orientation session with AWS staff, you will be asked to
sign and submit the Handbook & Orientation Letter of Receipt.  Additional training specific to your position will follow.

The Alston Wilkes Society is currently seeking volunteers to serve as members of Advisory Councils and
Community Relations Councils in various locations throughout South Carolina.

Council members will be recognized as our Reentry Ambassadors, helping us to support a successful transition to the community and reduce recidivism for the majority of our clients.  Volunteer members may be asked to participate in the following ways:

•     Become an advocate for the Alston Wilkes Society;

•     Spread the word! Tell others about the services and benefits of the Alston Wilkes Society's programs;

•     Identify opportunities for the Alston Wilkes Society to present at your church, civic club, business, or other group;  

•     Emphasize the benefits of our local collaboration and partnership;

•      Meet with us on a quarterly basis to discuss best practices and innovative ideas to improve the quality of Alston Wilkes
       Society services and success of our clients;

•      Become an official volunteer member of the Alston Wilkes Society;

•      Help fulfill the Alston Wilkes Society's mission - Rebuilding Lives for a Safer Community - through creative ideas to
        sustain and expand services to meet the needs of our clientele;

•      If the Alston Wilkes Society determines the need for a fundraiser to continue or expand our services, be a volunteer                   willing to serve in any way that you are able.

Please consider joining us for our next meeting to learn more about making a difference in someone's life!

Advisory Council members are needed for the following programs: 

Alston Wilkes Veterans Home
Columbia, S.C.
Residential Youth Home
Columbia, S.C.
Adult Residential Reentry Center
Fayetteville, N.C.
Adult Residential Reentry Center
Charleston, S.C.
Adult Residential Reentry Center
Florence, S.C.


Community Relations Council members are needed to assist their local
AWS Community Service Coordinators (CSC) in the following locations:

Candice Grant
Midlands Regional Office
Alvetia Williams
Greenville Office
Loretta McCree
Chester Office
Jo Ann Blackwell
York Office
Leland Summers
Lancaster Office
Denise Mock
Greenwood & Abbeville Office
Marjorie Regan
Sumter Office


The Alston Wilkes Society is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace that provides an efficient, productive,
healthy, and safe environment free from the effects of alcohol and drug abuse.  
AWS does not discriminate in volunteer opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, national origin, age, disability,
being a former offender or any other characteristic protected by law.  AWS is an EEO/AA employer.


Alston Wilkes Society Logo,  in Columbia, SC