PROGRAMS

MENTORING PROGRAm

Next Cohort: October 1 | Application Deadline: September 11

 

Atlanta GLOW mentors serve as positive role models who provide both inspiration and instruction. Through our six-month mentoring program, Atlanta GLOW engages youth and young adults in an individualized and community-based process that facilitates growth towards greater self-sufficiency and successful goal achievement through a guided series of exploration, life skills training, mentoring and futures planning.

 

Program Location

Hosted Virtually

Time Commitment

6 One-Hour Sessions

 

Program Format

  • 6 Virtual Mentoring Sessions (1/Month)

  • Each Session Lasts 1 Hour

  • Sessions Held Monthly for 6 Months

  • Sessions Scheduled Individually 

  • Earn and Learn Program Stipend

Download Parental Consent Form

Registration Closed

LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Next Cohort: July 7 | Application Deadline: June 26

 

Similar in scope to our classroom-based life skills training, girls explore concepts such as goal setting and self-management, career exploration, financial literacy, wellness and nutrition, healthy relationships, and civic responsibility. Daily instruction includes interactive lessons with the entire class as well as smaller mentor-led group activities. The focus is building sisterhood, community, and sparking interest in social impact by engaging girls in creative and expressive projects and activities.

 

Program Location

Hosted Virtually

Time Commitment

6 One-Hour Sessions

 

Program Format

  • 6 Virtual Training Sessions

  • Each Session Lasts 1 Hour

  • Sessions Offered Over 2-Week Period

  • Earn and Learn Program Stipend

Download Summer Leadership Program FAQs

Download Parental Consent Form

Registration Closed

 
 

Life Skills Training

Next Cohort: April 1 | Application Deadline: March 12

 

Our life skills training program focuses on subjects most relevant to independent living, such as finding and keeping a job, money and time management, making healthy choices, and more to equip youth with the life skills needed for their well-being, confidence and safety as they navigate high school, postsecondary education, employment and other life milestones. Each lesson aims to enhance the daily living, problem-solving, academic, employability, and social skills of youth so they may become more self-sufficient and achieve their long term goals. 

Program Location

TBD

Time Commitment

18 One-Hour Sessions

 

Program Format

  • 12 Classroom-based Training Sessions (2/Month)

  • 6 Group Mentoring Vision Journaling Sessions (1/Month)

  • Each Session Lasts 1 Hour

  • Earn and Learn Program Stipend

  • Lunch and Transportation Assistance Provided

​Atlanta GLOW hosts two trainings and a group mentoring session one Saturday per month (e.g., Workshop A – 11 AM, Workshop B – 12 PM, Group Mentoring – 1 PM).

Download Parental Consent Form

 

Registration Closed

 

eligibility criteria

To participate in our programs, individuals must:

  • Be between the ages of 14-25

  • Obtain parental consent for participation (applicable for ages 14-17)

  • At minimum, be a HS or GED student or graduate

  • Reside in the metropolitan Atlanta area

  • Have a low- to moderate- household income

  • Be highly motivated to learn new skills

  • Commit to our program attendance policy

  • Communicate regularly with program staff/volunteers
  • Abide by all program policies and procedures

enrollment steps

To apply and enroll in any of our programs, individuals must complete the following steps within 30 days of the program start date:

  • Fill out our Program Application

 

For our life skills and mentoring programs, the following steps are additional:

  • Complete an Online Orientation and Completion Quiz

  • Take the Casey Life Skills Assessment (CLSA)

  • Review CLSA results virtually or by phone with program staff

EARN AND LEARN

Atlanta GLOW incorporates incentive funds to distribute stipends via gift cards as well as additional prizes to reward participants for goal achievement and to encourage program completion. With our Earn and Learn incentive program, youth earn a stipend for each curriculum component they successfully complete (e.g., training and mentoring sessions), allowing youth to build assets to support their transition to adulthood. Youth can also earn bonus dollars by completing volunteer projects or community service activities. All Earn and Learn stipends are distributed to participants on upon successful program completion. 

attendance policy

Our attendance policy allows for up to 1 excused  absence for our Mentoring and Leadership Programs, and up to 2 excused absences for our Life Skills Training Program.  We understand that emergencies happen and students may need to be excused from class. We ask that students communicate any anticipated absence with our program staff and make arrangements to make up any missed work. Girls who miss the maximum number of program sessions allowable may be removed from the program and/or forfeit part or all of the allotted program stipend.

 

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Atlanta Growing Leadership of Women, Inc.

All Rights Reserved.

Atlanta Growing Leadership of Women, Inc.

DBA Atlanta Glow

EIN: 85-0530070

2886 Sandy Plains Rd #670653

Marietta, GA 30066

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