Volunteer

Ready to get your hands clean?

Global Soap Project volunteers play a huge role in the success of our organization. In the United States, we need people to help us make soap at our warehouse just outside Atlanta, GA — and we always welcome in-kind contributions of time and professional services if you have a unique skill set!

The Warehouse Team will help us take donated soap from hotels and prepare it to be sent to people who lack access to soap around the world. This includes the following tasks:

  • Sort soap by brand
  • Inventory soap in warehouse
  • Inspect, sort and clean the previously used soap
  • Cut bars of soap
  • Pack soap for shipping
  • Help with cleaning / housekeeping projects

How to Sign-Up:

In the United States, we work with Hands On Atlanta to coordinate our volunteer shifts. You can sign up on our dedicated page on their web site.

For groups of 5 or more people please send an email to lilly@globalsoap.org to schedule your time at the plant.  We accept groups of up to 15 people per shift.

Requirements:

Volunteers must sign a waiver to participate. This project may involve some heavy lifting and/or using a dull blade for cutting soap (only those 18 and over can participate in cutting soap).

Dress:

Wear closed-toe shoes (NO SANDALS or FLIP FLOPS) and clothing that can get dirty. The minimum age to help with warehouse work is 12, and to drive is 18. Those driving must show proof of a driver’s license and automobile insurance.

Atlanta Plant Phone:

678-421-1681

Volunteer Shifts as of July 2013 are:

  • Monday- Tuesday: 9:00-12:00 and 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday CLOSED
  • Thursday – Friday: 9:00-12:00 and 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday- 10:00-12:00pm and 1:00-3:00pm
  • Sunday CLOSED

Atlanta Plant Location:

6901 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Suite D
Norcross,GA 30092

DIRECTIONS:

The Global Soap Project plant is located in the Gateway Center Industrial Park which is directly off the SOUTHBOUND PEACHTREE INDUSTRIAL ACCESS ROAD, between Jones Mill Road and Winters Chapel Road.

In addition to the purple Gateway sign there is also a MIMMS (real estate) sign out front. GSP is in the third building back, 6901, and is not visible from the street.

GOOGLE: If you Google the address without the word “Norcross” it may take you to the wrong location

PROGRAMMING YOUR GPS SYSTEM: in most cases GPS systems will NOT lead you to the correct location so use the office address of 6899 Peachtree Industrial Avenue and go to the building behind it to find the plant.

 

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