Becca’s Closet www.beccascloset.org
660 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta, GA 30064
Renae Gunter email@example.com
Becca’s Closet was created as a legacy to Rebecca Kirtman and the project she started. Becca’s Closet provides formal attire to high school students who otherwise would not be able to attend their prom/homecoming. Our mission is to continue her vision and dream of helping others. In Becca’s memory, scholarships are awarded to deserving high school students to advance their education.
Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia
1559 South Main Street, Suite D, Ellijay, GA 30540
Jan W. Day, firstname.lastname@example.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.
Boy Scouts of America – Atlanta Area Council www.atlantabsa.org
1800 Circle 75 Parkway, SE Atlanta GA 30339
Justin Thomas 770-989-8820 email@example.com
The Mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
Chainbreakers Unlimited, Inc
3269 Old Concord Rd. Smyrna GA 30082
Mary Berrien 770-528-5806 mberrien@ChattahoocheeTech.edu
Mentoring children of incarcerated parents. A BACKGROUND CHECK is REQUIRED for volunteers to work with children. Volunteers have to go to a local police station to have the background check done.
Cobb County School District – www.cobbk12.org
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 at www.cobb12.org.
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: Mark Baker – Professional School Counselor – 678-594-8143 ext. 241 – Mark.Baker@cobbk12.org.
Communities In Schools www.marietta.communitiesinschools.org
Helping students stay in school and prepare for life. Performance Learning helps at-risk students graduate high school.
Covenant House Georgia – www.covenanthousega.org
1559 Johnson Road, NW Atlanta, GA 30318
Kaylah Walker, firstname.lastname@example.org, 404-589-0163, extension 108
Covenant House Georgia is the only crisis facility for youth and young adults between the ages of 17 and 21. Covenant House assists homeless youth in need of immediate housing and crisis intervention. The shelter provides housing, food, clothing and other necessities for up to 30 days. After 30 days, some youth transition to the Rights of Passage program that provides apartment style housing for up to 24 months along with opportunities for building self-sufficiency and leadership skills. Volunteers can assist with tutoring, mentoring or answering help lines. Community outreach volunteers canvas the community in an outreach van to provide homeless youth with meals and hygiene items on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3-6pm and 6pm-9pm. Volunteers may also be needed for special events.
Culture Connect,Inc. www.cultureconnectinc.org
811 Commonwealth Ave.,S.E. Atlanta GA 30312
Nick Cheadle 404-292-8457 email@example.com
Culture Connect develops cultural fluency among immigrants and service providers. In addition, Culture Connect helps to distinguish Atlanta as a city which promotes international diversity in communities. VOLUNTEERS NEED TO MAKE A 1 YEAR COMMITMENT.
Delivered Vessels, Inc. www.deliveredvessels.org
1400 Veterans Memorial Hwy Suite 134-135, Mableton, GA 30126
Chandra Southern 404-941-4379 firstname.lastname@example.org
Delivered Vessels’ mission is to prevent sexual abuse and exploitation of children. The organization provides a safe, welcoming and supportive haven for sexually abused youth and also works to empower youth by educating them on healthy relationships, family values, financial responsibilities, wellness, spirituality and educational development. Volunteer positions include grant writing and mentoring. Volunteers can also assist with tutoring, fundraising and research. *All volunteers must complete a Stewards of Children training class and must have a background check and drivers license.*
Devereux Georgia www.devereux.org
1291 Stanley Rd Kennesaw, GA 30152
Dolly Fehd 678-303-2670 email@example.com
Devereux Georgia is a healthcare provider for children, adolescents and young adults to treat difficult to manage behavioral and emotional issues. General volunteers can assist with performing arts, food services, sports and recreation, lead Bible studies or spiritual growth classes or seasonal projects like the annual Formal Dance. School volunteers require a 3-6 month commitment and serve as room parents, tutors, gardeners in the greenhouse, or assist with record keeping including medical filing. Extensive training allows volunteers to learn crisis and emergency management skills.
Foster Care Support Foundation, Inc www.fostercares.org
115 Mansell Place Roswell, GA 30076
Rachel Ewald 770-641-9591 firstname.lastname@example.org
Provide free clothes and toys plus safe infant equipment to thousands of foster children throughout the state of Georgia’s foster homes. Volunteers are needed Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 10am-2pm or Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am-1pm. E-mail your availability to begin volunteering. Go to www.fostercares.org and click on Volunteer to learn more about volunteer duties.
Feed My Lambs www.feedmylambs.net
560 North Fairground Street NE Marietta GA 30060
Chad Turner 770-795-9349 email@example.com
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.
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, Inc. www.girlscoutsofgreateratlanta.org
5601 N. Allen Rd, Mableton GA 30126
Girl Scouts build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place
Giving Back Foundation, Inc www.givingbackfdn.org
5000 Austell-Powder Springs Road Suite 212 Austell GA 30106
Cathy Bailey 770-745-4306 firstname.lastname@example.org
Empowering youth and adults through volunteering and instructional programs and events.
Greening Youth Foundation www.gyfoundation.org
427 Moreland Ave.,Suite 100 Atlanta GA 30307
Sauda Jackson 404-254-4827 email@example.com
The Greening Youth Foundation fuses technology, music, sports, literature and old-fashioned fun to teach children the importance of being stewards of our environment. GYF endeavors to achieve its mission through a comprehensive environmental education program which directly works with students and stresses the importance of recycling, water conservation, energy conservation and land conservation. The objective is to re-connect youth and young adults to the outdoors. The Foundation is a federal 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit corporation dedicated to educating children about the importance of being stewards of our environment. This philosophy leads us to understand that environmentally enlightened children are the hope for our planet’s sustainable future. With the help of our corporate and community partners and fellow not-for-profits, we strive to educate a generation that is C.L.E.A.N. (Children Living Energetically Advancing Nature).
Junior Achievement www.georgia.ja.org
460 Abernathy Road, NE Atlanta GA 30328
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
Kid Builders Incorporated www.KidBuilders.org
1559-A Hascall Dr Marietta GA 30061
Bonita Dukes 404-723-4557 firstname.lastname@example.org
KidBuilders Inc. gives kids, particularly youth in disadvantaged circumstances, the ability and resources to design spaces in their community. It strives to develop pride and respect for property through architecture and community service. Through their creativity, these “kid builders” experience their own designs coming to fruition.
Kingsley Village Kids Center
595 Six Flags Drive Austell GA 30168
Menecia Jackson 770-819-2626 email@example.com
Volunteers assist with the after school program held in the Kingsley Village Apartments Kids Center.
Madison Hills Community Center
2560 Delk Rd J Building Marietta GA 30067
Kristin Hemingway 678-849-2981 firstname.lastname@example.org
To provide a safe, healthy, fun environment for children and families to learn, grow and enjoy.
Marietta City Schools – www.marietta-city.org
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 www.marietta-city.org.
McKenna Farms Therapy Services www.mckennafarmstherapy.org
3044 Due West Road Dallas GA 30157
Karen Sullivan 404-317-5608 or 770-443-9672
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
McKenna Farms provides innovative therapy programs and resources for special needs individuals and their families while encouraging community involvement. Services are for patients between the ages of 0-21 with speech, occupational and physical therapy sessions in clinical or hippotherapy settings. Hippotherapy is treatment using a horse. Complete the volunteer application available at www.mckennafarmsthearpy.org and mail or fax to 770-505-3595.
Omosaze Inc www.omosaze.org
4585 Kinsdale Drive Mableton GA 30126
Melissa Rutherford 770-739-6786 email@example.com
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. www.onechildinc.org
PMB 191 1025 Veterans Memorial STE 310 Mableton GA 30126
Douglas Simmons 404-388-5299 firstname.lastname@example.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 www.ourreadingspaces.org
860 Johnson Ferry Rd, Suite 140-203 Atlanta GA 30342
Supporting the educational journey through the establishment of self-sustaining libraries and community centers in rural Africa.
Paulding County School District www.paulding.k12.ga.us
3236 Atlanta Highway Dallas GA 30132
Giselle Stone 770-443-8000 email@example.com
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. VOLUNTEERS MUST: (1) have a background check done at a local police department. Cost is about $3 (2) Contact Giselle Stone or the principal at the school you would like to volunteer to make arrangements.
SafePath Childrens Advocacy Center www.hearingchildrensvoices.com
736 Whitlock Ave Marietta GA 30064
Leigh Kelley 770-801-3465 firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides therapy for severely physically and sexually abused children. Because of the nature of this organization’s work, volunteers are required to serve a minimum of two, 2-hour shifts a month for 6 months. DO NOT CONTACT IF YOU CANNOT MAKE A 6 MONTH COMMITMENT.
Sheltering Arms – http://shelteringarmsforkids.com
15 Locations in Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fulton, and Gwinnett counties
Beth Zimmerman, email@example.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.
Special Olympics Georgia www.SpecialOlympicsGA.org
4000 DeKalb Technology Parkway Suite 400 Building 400 Atlanta GA 30340
Leslie Anderson 770-4149390×120 firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Olympics Georgia provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
STING INC. www.Stinginc.org
Kingsley Village Apartments – Kidz Club 595 Six Flags Drive Austell GA 30168
Geneva Vanderhorst 404-625-6543 email@example.com
To make a difference in the lives of youth and encourage teens to become positive role models by providing quality programs.
The Center for Children & Young Adults http://ccyakids.org
221 Austell Rd Suite A Marietta, GA 30008
Kimberly Tinsley 770-333-9447 ext 103 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Center for Children & Young Adults is dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment with comprehensive services for homeless youth and young adults who have been abused, abandoned, neglected or are at risk. Volunteers are needed for facilities and maintenance projects; to teach classes at the center including building a budget, gardening and physical fitness; to help with administrative projects such as mass mailings, and fundraising; to bring in meals; to supervise court-ordered family visitation.
Voice Today, Inc. www.voicetoday.org
Voice Today seeks to break the silence and cycle of child sexual abuse worldwide through awareness, prevention and healing. The organization offers educational sessions on Internet Safety, Developing Boundaries and offers retreats for survivors. Volunteers are needed for a variety of duties including administrative work, receptionist, social media posting, events and international outreach. Volunteers can work Monday- Friday in the mornings or afternoons, but will need to serve at least 2 hours each scheduled day. Contact Katy Sudano for a volunteer application and to schedule a training session. *A background check is required*