TeenLife

    Volunteer Opportunities in Atlanta

    Volunteer opportunities in Atlanta are varied and exciting! Community service is a great way for middle and high school students to build their resumes, discover new interests and practice good employment skills.

    If you live in the Atlanta area, there are volunteer programs for all interests, from the environment to education to medicine to sports. Some Atlanta programs take place in summer; others during the school year. You can find a teen volunteer program to fit all schedules; some are overnight programs offered through camps and other nonprofits.

    FOCUS + Fragile Kids – Camp Hollywood
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    FOCUS + Fragile Kids – Camp Hollywood

    Atlanta, Georgia

    FOCUS + Fragile Kids provides program for families with children who are medically fragile or developmentally or physically disabled. Our programs include: day, overnight and family camps, teen and young adult activities, family activities, hospital visits, support groups, adaptive swim teams, and more...(more)

    Stand Up For Kids
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    Stand Up For Kids

    Decatur, Georgia

    Our mission is to end the cycle of youth homelessness. Our volunteers and staff are here to empower homeless and at-risk youth toward lifelong personal growth, and to create in these youth a sincere belief in themselves through open, straightforward counseling, mentoring, and life-skills training...(more)

    Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps
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    Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps

    Atlanta, Georgia

    Habitat for Humanity’s AmeriCorps program is a beloved and sought-after program for young adults who want to experience a diverse and vibrant gap year with a nonprofit organization. Since 1994, our AmeriCorps members have served more than 18.6 million hours of service to tackle affordable housing needs in communities across the US...(more)

    Trees Atlanta
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    Trees Atlanta

    Atlanta, Georgia

    Trees Atlanta is a nationally recognized non-profit citizens' group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating...(more)

    Schools of Marietta/Cobb County
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    Schools of Marietta/Cobb County

    Marietta, Georgia

    Communities In Schools surrounds students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Our evidence-based approach, adapted to meet each community’s unique needs, is the basis for our success...(more)

    SafeHouse Outreach
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    SafeHouse Outreach

    Atlanta, Georgia

    Breaking the cycle of poverty by giving a hand-up and not just a hand-out, SafeHouse Outreach (SHO) is a nonprofit organization that aims to transition people from homelessness to a point of stability and independent living...(more)

    Wilderness Works
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    Wilderness Works

    Atlanta, Georgia

    Serving homeless, at-risk, and very vulnerable children, Wilderness Works continues providing year-round enrichment, experiential education, and character development since 1997. Wilderness Works means new hope for life better lived...(more)

    Our House
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    Our House

    Atlanta, Georgia

    Our House breaks the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services for families who are experiencing homelessness...(more)

    Fernbank Youth Interpreter (FYI) program
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    Fernbank Youth Interpreter (FYI) program

    Atlanta, Georgia

    Fernbank is a not-for-profit natural history museum, giant screen theater and old-growth forest. Home to the world’s largest dinosaurs, Atlanta’s biggest movie screen and one of the largest assemblages of urban Piedmont forest in the United States, Fernbank brings science to life through immersive programming and unmatched experiences that encourage a greater appreciation of our planet and its inhabitants...(more)