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YWCA of Northwest Georgia

The YWCA of Northwest Georgia is a social service agency in Cobb County providing support for women and families since 1917. Since then, we have helped literally thousands of individuals through our counseling, education and childcare programs. We offer challenging, rewarding and fun opportunities to create a safer and more hopeful future for women and children. We are a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt non-profit agency. Our most important goals are to empower women to achieve…
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Yes Atlanta The Rising Star / Coaching for Success

Participants: Youth 14-17
Sponsor: Fulton County Juvenile Court
Details:Mentors provide academic coaching with an emphasis on behavioral management. Sessions are held at Juvenile Court on every Tuesday evening and one Saturday a month.Youth are first invited to participate in The Rising Star one-week team building retreat held each June, which serves as a springboard for entry into the Coaching for Success program POC Ms Ati Cushmeer-Muhammad (404) 224 4476.

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Sister to Sister

Sponsor: The Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys

Participants: Females ages 12 - 16 charged with only mild to moderate offenses

Details:Mentors and participants meet from 10 a.m. to noon every second and fourth Saturday of each month at the Juvenile Court Building. For the first time, mentors in the 2007 cycle will be paired in teams to give each girl more attention and to offer mentors opportunities to share the experience. Mentors are not limited to attorneys, but are diverse… Continue

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Fulton County Juvenile Court

The Fulton County Juvenile Court is seeking adult volunteer mentors for four programs that offer youth involved with the court an opportunity to establish healthy relationships with adults. These programs reduce recidivism and promote self esteem and academic success. They are designed specifically for older children who have typically aged out of Big Brother/Big Sister mentor programs.To volunteer, or for information about any of these programs, please contact Ms Brenda…
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GeorgiaCares

The GeorgiaCares program at the Atlanta Regional Commission, Area Agency on Aging helps people on Medicare and their caregivers by providing information about health insurance (especially Medicare and Medicaid savings programs), managed care, long-term care insurance, prescription drug coverage and other related areas.
Volunteers are needed to do presentations, participate in community events and/or provide one-on-one counseling regarding the topics mentioned above.… Continue

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Meeting of the Hearts

Meeting of the Hearts Mentoring Program seeks qualified volunteers for a one-on-one program for children who have a parent, guardian, or caregiver who is or has recently been incarcerated. We know that these children are particularly at risk and here is a chance to help a young person deal with a tough challenge. This is a program of the DeKalb County Human Development Department. We will post information about this program but you can contact Chaplain Will Dixon…
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Senior Citizen Services

Fulfilling Community Service
Do you or someone you know need to fulfill a community service project for school, work, social club, sorority/fraternity or scouting? Check out the many opportunities at SCS.

  • Coordinate craft projects for seniors at one of eight Senior Centers.
  • Give an older adult a ride to the doctor or grocery store.
  • Sing and dance with the Adult Day Care program.
  • Deliver meals Tuesday through Saturday once a…
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Diamond In The Rough

Diamond In The Rough has several volunteer and leadership opportunities available. If you or someone you know is interested in joining a dynamic team of individuals involved in a program that is changing the lives of young women, call Nicole Steele, Executive Director. Both short term and long-term opportunities are available for the 2007-2008 school year. Diamond in the Rough is located in Gwinnett county. If you have a passion for youth, a heart to…
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Project MARVEL

Participants: Youth 13-17
Sponsor: Fulton County Juvenile Court/Georgia State University
Details:Project MARVEL is a collaborative project between Georgia State University and the Fulton County Juvenile Court System. It will provide mentors for youth needing reading instruction and mentoring. For additional information: Please contact Ms Brenda Rolle at (404 224 4577) or Ms Kimberly Mills (404) 224 4431.

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Truancy Project

Volunteers are needed for TIP the Truancy Intervention Project a dropout prevention agency mentoring children on the brink of school failure. Volunteers are paired with children, 5 to 16 years old, and their families to provide them with the services necessary to ensure good attendance and success in school. For information visitTruancy Project.

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Journey Hospice of Atlanta

Journey Hospice is currently seeking new volunteers for their program to make a difference in the lives of terminally ill patients and their loved ones. Volunteers make hospice patient visits, run errands, send cards, and help patients in a variety of ways. You might like to be a part of this important service to people with life limiting illness. Patients are scattered throughout the Atlanta area and beyond. If you are interested, please contact, Kary Lewis at…
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The Tool Bank

Atlanta Tool Bank has a monthly clean up day and many other opportunities to help. Visit the site to find out more an sign up.

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Chapel at Light House Village

The Light House Village brings together three nonprofit organizations on one 27-acre campus in Rockdale County to offer scarce or unavailable specialized care – respite care for special needs children and adults, emergency and temporary housing and support services for displaced families, and residential transitional care for medically fragile children. If you or your Rockdale congregation would like to get involved contact Diane Scarborough at …
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English for Successful Living

English for Successful Living, a nonprofit organization that helps immigrants learn the English language, needs teachers and other volunteers to help with registration and tasks for the new school term. Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturdays September 18-December 15. English for Successful Living is housed at Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church, 805 Mount Vernon Highway, Atlanta 30327. For more information call Alex Allen, executive…
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A Guiding Hand

Participants: Youth 12-16

Sponsor: Unity Network and Counseling Center

Details:A Guiding Hand matches volunteer mentors with children for a period of 10 months. Mentors are committed, consistent and have undergone a training and clearance procedure to insure the well being of children involved in the program. Mentors do not take the place of parents and caregivers, but rather, provide support for the youth via a trusting, special, healthy relationship. Mentors make a difference in a… Continue

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Emmaus House

Emmaus House, the Diocese of Atlanta's inner-city community ministry, is seeking volunteers for its after-school program. The one-on-one tutoring program, in which volunteers develop relationships with the children and their families, serves 10 children in elementary grades and meets Monday through Thursday from 2:30-5:30 PM. Volunteers must commit to at least one day per week. Contact Rev. Stephanie Coble for information …
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United Way

United Way needs more 2007 – 08 Community Investment Volunteers, 53 more volunteers are needed for Fulton County. This is an opportunity to help make decisions about how United Way will invest the money entrusted to it in our community. No previous training is required, just someone that is interested in building a stronger community. Community Investment Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age, reside in one of the 13 counties in metropolitan Atlanta and…
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Trails & Rails

For a volunteer application or more information on Trails & Rails, contact T & R Coordinator, MLKJr. National Historic Site, 450 Auburn Avenue NE, Atlanta 30312, (404) 331-6922 ext. 3604. NPS

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Clean Street Team

Managed by Samaritan House of Atlanta, Clean Street Team is a transitional employment and training program for motivated homeless men and women who are working their way to self sufficiency. These men and women work throughout the metro area on various street beautification projects, including litter pick-up and general grounds maintenance. Now you can help these team members achieve self-sufficiency by hiring them to keep your property clean and well-maintained, or for…
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Family Literacy Volunteer

Be a Family Literacy Volunteer for Refugee Family Services. Meet once per week for 2 hours with family to tutor on one-to-one basis or in small group setting, for at least 3 months. Contact the Family Literacy Coordinator, Yasmine Bey for More Information.  Refugee Family Services 5561-H Memorial Drive Stone Mountain, GA 30083

familyliteracy@refugeefamilyservices.org 404-299-6217 ext 235… Continue

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