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Volunteer Opportunities

Due to HIPAA Laws and our Confidentiality Policy, all volunteers must be at least 21 years of age.

If you are under 21, you can still get involved by holding a drive for new socks and/or underwear, men and women’s business suits, khakis and white shirts, or shoes to help our youth succeed in the next steps of their journey towards productive adulthood. Thank you for your interest!

Please contact our volunteer coordinator at chgavolunteer@covenanthouse.org before hosting a drive or creating outreach kits to determine our current needs.

 

Individual Opportunities

Youth Specialist Volunteer:  Seeking volunteers who are willing to make a commitment of a 3.5 hour shift, one to two days per week for a minimum of six weeks to facilitate activities with our youth and support staff. This position involves direct interaction with the youth. Activities will include gathering youth for dinner and an opportunity to eat dinner with the youth; coordinating activities and games for youth in the lounge; helping with homework; assisting youth with laundry or other household activities; and other tasks as needed. NOTE: Male volunteers will work with male youth and female volunteers will work with female youth. Schedule of available opportunities: Monday – Friday, from 5:30–9:00pm

Life Skills Volunteer:  Use your expertise to host a class and teach our youth a variety of life and career skills. Classes can includes topics such as job searching, resume writing create a monthly budget, personal improvement, time management, and cook a meal, etc. Schedule of available opportunities: Monday – Thursday,one to two hours between 9am and 12pm

Community Outreach Volunteer: Join Covenant House Georgia staff as we canvas the community in our outreach van in an effort to provide homeless youth with meals and hygiene items, and connect them with the services that our organization provides. Schedule of available opportunities: Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from 3 – 5pm or 6-9pm

In-kind Specialist Volunteer: Seeking volunteers who are willing to make a commitment of a 3 hour shift, one to two days per week for a minimum of six weeks to supervise the recipt nd distribution of in-kind donations. In this role you will be responsible for receiving in-kind donations, providing receipt of goods, inventorying and sorting donations. You will also help our youth pick outfits from our clothing closet and distribute toiletries or housegoods as needed. Schedule of available opportunities: Monday – Thursday from 9:00am-12:00pm

Administrative Support: Our executive staff would love your support around the office! We are in need of assistance with database management, large mailings, answering and forwarding calls, filing etc. Schedule of available opportunities: Monday – Thursday from 9:00am-12:00pm

 

Small Group Opportunities

Clothing & Toiletry Closets: Our clothing and toiletry closets are in constant need of loving care! Seeking volunteers to help us sort our in-kind donations as they come in and help us to keep them organized so that they are easily accessible to our youth.

Landscaping & Cleaning:  Help beautify our Covenant House campus through landscaping and cleaning. Volunteers may help maintain the Kitchen & Shelter for better organization and accessibility.

Prepare and Share a Meal: Is a great opportunity for individuals and small groups to interact with our youth in a more friendly setting during dinner. Please click here to learn more about this program.

 

Large Group Opportunities

See corporate days of service by clicking here.

 

 

 

 


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