Youth Volunteer Opportunities
Below are some youth-friendly volunteer opportunities for outreach and service hours from our community partners and the Cathedral's parochial entities.
City of Refuge is seeking volunteers for their summer camp programs working with preschool and elementary school students. More information about the roles can be found on City of Refuge's VolunteerHub page.
Cleaning Brigade- age 10+
Imagination Station- age 15+
Reading/Crafts with Kids- age 16+
Summer Camp- age 18+
Anyone under the age of 16 must volunteer with an adult. For questions, please contact Katie Monson.
Our Cathedral Thrift House has a partnership with the Kidz2Leaders mentoring and summer camp program for youth who have a parent incarcerated. They need youth volunteers for the following events:
Camp Hope – Sunday, July 11 to Friday, July 16 – cabin counselors at overnight camp in Roberta, Georgia, and check-in / check-out assistance at Mt. Bethel UMC
Back to School – Tuesday, August 3 – family pick-up and shopping day at Church of the Apostles
In addition to the volunteer opportunities, each event will also have a donation drive to provide needed supplies.
Camp Hope – items needed by Tuesday, June 15 – pillows, clothing, toiletries, cleaning/cabin supplies
Back to School – items needed by Monday, July 26 – school supplies and backpacks
Buckhead Christian Ministries
Adults 18 years or older can volunteer in any area at BCM and will need to attend a Volunteer101 to get plugged in and hear about the different service areas. Youth ages 13 years old to 17 years old are able to volunteer at THRIFTique if they are accompanied by an adult (21 years or older). BCM is also happy to host small groups (up to 10 people) for a shift at THRIFTique, if a group of students with an adult wanted to serve. At THRIFTique, volunteers typically help with sorting and organizing the store. Our shifts there are Tuesday – Saturday from 9:30AM to 6:30PM.
Anyone who wants to volunteer in a group of 6 or less, can sign up here. For groups of more than 6, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the adult that would be coming with the student(s) would be the one to sign up on our Volunteer website, and they will be prompted to add guests to their registration for the shift.
General volunteer opportunities at Intown Collaborative Ministries can take up to 9 volunteers on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. for help in their food pantry. The minimum age to volunteer during pantry hours is 11 with an adult. For youth 13-16 they ask for a 3:1 youth to adult ratio, and 16 and up can volunteer on their own. Younger groups can volunteer during "pack-out" events for hygiene kits or snack packs for homeless outreach.
Volunteers may choose to to assist over the phone and/or in person. The application is online, so volunteers need to possess basic computer skills and keep information confidential.
To volunteer, email Sydney Tucker at email@example.com and specify if you want to help neighbors in person or over the phone, and what days/times are best for you! Minimum age: high school.
LaAmistad is seeking volunteers who can offer elementary age homework help at one of our after school program locations. Volunteers work alongside a staff teacher and parent liaison. No Spanish or education experience required. Volunteers have the flexibility to choose a schedule that works best for them. We prefer that volunteers commit to 2 hours per week with an assigned student, each being a 1 hour session between the hours of 3:00pm and 6:00pm, Monday - Thursday. Available days and times vary by location.
All volunteers must:
- Be 14 years of age to volunteer alone. Students under 14 years old are eligible to volunteer with a parent or chaperone that volunteers with them in the classroom.
- Volunteers under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian sign a volunteer wavier.
- Volunteers 19 and up are required to submit a background check. Click here to begin your Background Check If you are asked to provide a Good deed code simply enter X47WZIL
- Volunteers are required to complete a volunteer orientation. Click here to sign up for your volunteer orientation or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To review our LaAmistad Afterschool volunteer handbook please click here - Volunteer Afterschool Handbook
Short on time but still want to help out? Sign up to volunteer as a Mystery Reader at select LaAmistad Afterschool locations. Mystery Readers bring joy and interactive learning to LaAmistad Afterschool students via ZOOM. Email email@example.com to sign up!
Anímate Summer Academy
Counselors Wanted: June 2021
Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity for this summer and enjoy working with elementary-aged children? LaAmistad Anímate Summer Academy is the perfect opportunity for you to take part in, build your leadership skills, and add value to your college resumes!
High school aged volunteers are needed to take on counselor roles to assist the students with daily routines, academics, and take part with the students in a variety of sports. All counselors will need to be able to make a Monday-Thursday commitment during the month of June from the hours of approximately 8:00am-2:30pm.
Counselors who can commit to each day during this time frame will be given priority status.
Being a certified lifeguard and/or CPR certified is a benefit, but not a requirement. All interested candidates should apply by clicking the registration link, completing the online form, and check their email for a follow up required action. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth can put together hygiene kits and donate them to Church of the Common Ground for distribution. Contact Church of the Common Ground to schedule a drop off.
Our needs are working the sales floor and register. Youth must be 15 years old or older. There are 2 shifts Monday – Saturday from 10 a.m.–1 p.m or 1–4 p.m., and Sundays from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Contact Cory Lites to sign up!
Youth volunteers can be greeters at handwashing stations, distribute signs, count inventory, or help with set up and breakdown. Shifts are typically 2 hours starting at 7 a.m. Youth ages 11+ can volunteer with a parent present and 16+ can volunteer on their own.Contact Nancy Qarmout to sign up!