Community Partners – Education

 

Books for Africa

2971 Olympic Industrial Drive, SE Suite C Smyrna, GA 30080
Alfreda Asbury
alfreda@booksforafrica.org
404-603-8680
Books for Africa is the world’s largest shipper of donated text and library books to the African continent. Books for Africa works to increase literacy and improve access to education by ending the book famine in Africa. Volunteers are needed to assist with sorting and packing books for shipment for two hours or more. No heavy lifting is involved. Books for Africa is open Monday through Friday, 9am-3pm and on the first and third Saturday 9am-2pm.

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia

1559 South Main Street, Suite D, Ellijay, GA 30540
Jan W. Day, threeriversclub@bgcng.org, 706-276-2582
Boys & Girls Clubs seeks to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The Gilmer county club located in Ellijay hosts an afterschool program 2:30-6pm, Monday-Friday. There is also an eight-week summer session, Monday-Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Volunteers can assist with the program by serving as mentors or tutors or by working with the youth in recreational activities, art projects or games.

Chick-fil-A Foundation

Register online as Volunteer
Youth & Education: Investing in young people is at the heart of our mission as we strive to inspire youth to reach their potential every day. We believe this is accomplished by building leaders, growing character through community involvement and service, and ultimately empowering individuals to be the change in their communities. Capital Project: The Discovery Center provides a dynamic learning experience designed to enhance metro Atlanta students’ financial literacy and build skills for personal and professional success. The facility will be located in the Georgia World Congress Center and will house two interactive venues, JA BizTown and JA Finance Park.
(Also partners with Junior Achievement of Atlanta.)

Boys & Girls Clubs- Mathews (Mableton)

785 Fontaine Rd, Mableton, GA 30126
Robin Reid, rreid@bgcma.org, 770-944-2697
We are a non profit organization that works with kids. Volunteers are asked to help tutor, provide social services, and help with arts & crafts. Commitment is 1-2 days per wk for 6 months. Volunteers are needed from 3pm-6pm Mon-Fri. Need Tutors; Homework Helpers; Youth Trainers for Speech, Writing, Public Speaking, and Presentations; Intramural Coaches and Assistants.Background Check is required.

Cobb County School District

514 Glover St, Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 426-3300
Contact the Cobb County School of your choice for information on how to become a volunteer and to learn more about their volunteer opportunities. Contact information for schools can be found HERE.
Hollydale Elementary accepts volunteers for a mentoring/tutoring program for students in K-5th grade during the school year. Volunteers are asked to meet with students on day a week for 2 hours. The school also needs volunteers for special school functions in the evening or occasionally on Saturdays.
Location: Hollydale Elementary – 2901 Bay Berry Drive SW, Marietta, GA 30008
Contact: Stacey Abbott – Principal 678-594-8143 stacey.abbott@cobbk12.org

Communities In Schools

353-C Lemon St, Marietta, GA 30060
Shayla Jones 678-429-3185 info@cismcc.org, sjones@cismcc.org, www.facebook.com/CISMCC
Helping students stay in school and prepare for life. Performance Learning helps at-risk students graduate high school.

Computers for Youth

1660 Chattahoochee Avenue Suite E, Atlanta, GA 30318
Richard Hicks contact by email at volunteer-ATL@cfy.org or at rhicks@cfy.org
Help this great organization provide computers to low income students. Volunteers are needed to assist at computer training events as well as help refurbish computers. Duties included but not limited to the following:

  • Assist the CFY Technical Staff with the refurbishing process
  • Imaging of computers (Loading software via network)
  • Clean & removal of identification tags after Imaging
  • Cleaning/testing of monitors
  • Cleaning of mice/keyboards
  • Repair CFY home learning centers for participating families as required
  • Assist in Warehouse organization and Basic computer skills are needed, but training will be provided. It is preferred if volunteers contact this organization is groups of two or larger.

Hands on Atlanta

600 Means St, Suite 100. Atlanta, GA
Monique Terry, Director of Community & Civic Engagement: (404) 979-2851, mterry@handsonatlanta.org
Hands On Atlanta helps individuals, families, corporate and community groups strengthen Greater Atlanta through service at more than 400 nonprofit organizations and schools. Hands On Atlanta volunteers are at work every day of the year tutoring and mentoring children, helping individuals and families make pathways out of poverty, improving Atlanta’s environment, and more. Hands On Atlanta is an affiliate of the HandsOn Network, an association of 250 volunteer service organizations across 16 countries.

Feed My Lambs

560 North Fairground Street NE Marietta GA 30060
Volunteer Coordinator 770-795-9348 office@feedmylambs.net
Feed My Lambs, Inc. provides tuition-free pre-schools and grade schools for children living in impoverished areas of Atlanta, Georgia; in Liberia, Africa; and in Piedras Negras and Nava, Mexico. It is our mission to open academies in high-risk communities to educate the children and their families about a better way of life.

IJT Development Center

P.O. Box 7773, Marietta, GA
Contact via email ONLY info@ijtdc.com
Offering a strong knowledgeable background in diverse facets of Tutoring. Training and Development, with emphasis on Leadership Skills to a culturally diverse group. Implement self-esteem and self- sufficient techniques, based on direct professional Human Resource experience, as well as, formal Educational training.

Junior Achievement

460 Abernathy Road, NE Atlanta GA 30328
404-257-1932 main@georgia.ja.org
Teach students concepts about personal financial literacy, entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial thinking, and global business perspectives. JA has partnerships with elementary, middle and high schools in Metro Atlanta and Northwest Georgia.

Marietta City Schools

Contact the Marietta City School of your for information on how to become a volunteer and to learn more about their volunteer opportunities. Contact information for schools can be found at HERE.

Omosaze Inc.

4585 Kinsdale Drive Mableton GA 30126
Melissa Rutherford 770-739-6786
info@omosaze.org
Provide reading instruction to low income, underperforming students through “Reading Saturday,” a Saturday program that combines one to one mentoring by volunteers and small group instruction by qualified teaching professionals.

One Child, Inc.

PMB 191 1025 Veterans Memorial STE 310 Mableton GA 30126
Douglas Simmons
404-388-5299 douglas.simmons@onechildinc.org
Our mission is to give back to African American children in the Atlanta area. Our key components are Education, Mentoring, Tutoring, Civic & Economic Development that promote a curriculum that fosters critical thinking, problem solving, and the innovative use of knowledge to prepare students for college and career.

Our Reading Spaces Foundation

860 Johnson Ferry Rd, Suite 140-203 Atlanta GA 30342
404-542-1463
irene@ourreadingspaces.org
Supporting the educational journey through the establishment of self-sustaining libraries and community centers in rural Africa.

Paulding County Historical Society & Museum

295 North Johnston St. Dallas Ga 30132
678-945-5323
researcher@pchsm.org
To fill the minds of little ones and older ones with the history of Paulding County and beyond. Provide the most interesting “field trip” for every one to enjoy. Provide Genealogy information for any given family for the Paulding County area and local region. To discover, collect, and preserve all materials related to Paulding County and neighboring counties. To promote historical research.

Paulding County School District

The vision of the Paulding County School District is to provide a safe, healthy, supportive environment focused on learning and committed to high academic achievement. Contact the principal at the school you would like to volunteer to make arrangements.

Paulding Enterprises

110 Stadium Drive PO BOX 507 Dallas GA 30132
Mary Anna Cochran 770-445-6051
maryannachochran@comcast.net
Dawn Cable 770-445-6051
dawncable@comcast.net
Paulding Enterprises is a non-profit organization that provides day care and respite services to adults, over the age of 21, with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. Volunteers with Paulding Enterprises can assist with daily learning activities in art, computers, reading, math, sign language and more. Volunteers are also needed as chaperones for community outings or to help with events like Karaoke Fridays and talent shows. Paulding Enterprises provides services 8:30am-2:30pm Monday through Friday.

Paulding Education Foundation

3236 Atlanta Hwy, Dallas, GA 30132
Volunteer Coordinator: boarddevelopment@PauldingEducationFoundation.com 770-443-8003
The Paulding Education Foundation is a non profit organization in Paulding County. We are located just west of Atlanta. We are a private, non-profit, 501c3 tax-exempt organization dedicated to promoting excellence in education in the Paulding County School District that was founded and incorporated in 2006.

Sheltering Arms

15 Locations in Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fulton, and Gwinnett counties
Beth Zimmerman, bzimmerman@shelteringarmsforkids.com, 404-523-9865
Sheltering Arms is Georgia’s oldest nonprofit early childhood education program for children ages six weeks to five years old. The mission is to serve working families with high quality, affordable child care and education and comprehensive support services, as well as to provide professional development for early childhood educators and community outreach. The centers are open Monday-Friday with volunteer hours between 9 a.m.-11 a.m. or 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Center needs vary from gardening projects to serving as a teacher aid. Contact Beth Zimmerman at least two weeks before you are ready to volunteer in order to be connected to a Sheltering Arms center. All individual volunteers will need to complete a background check and TB check. Background checks can be completed at local police stations.

 

 

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