Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Atlanta GLOW. Sign up now to begin the process of becoming an approved volunteer in time for our next programming session. Once we receive your online application, we will invite you to complete a background check, reference check, and training course in advance of the next program start date.

  • Volunteer commitments range from a few hours to 6-12 months.

  • Volunteer orientation and training will be provided.

  • Program curriculum will be provided with structured activities.

  • Volunteers must pass a National Criminal Background Check.

*Atlanta GLOW does not accept any court-ordered community service.* 


Volunteer Opportunities for Individuals

Atlanta GLOW's greatest need for volunteers is for ongoing administrative and programmatic support to keep our volunteer-based organization running from day-to-day. Individual volunteers provide ongoing support to help facilitate programs and activities that enrich the lives of Atlanta GLOW youth and young adults.​ Current volunteer role vacancies and their time commitments are provided below.

1:1 Mentor (1-5 hours/month): Coach and encourage Atlanta GLOW participants as they create Individual Achievement Plans while modeling positive life and leadership skills and providing connections and resources to promote goal achievement. (Minimum 6 month commitment.) We are currently accepting mentor candidates for our January 2023 mentoring cohort.

eligibility criteria

 To volunteer in our programs, individuals must:

  • Be age 21 or older

  • Identify as a woman (for mentoring only)

  • Have earned at least a HS Diploma or GED

  • Reside in the metropolitan Atlanta area

  • Have a clean criminal history

  • Not be an abuser of any ATODs or illegal substances

  • Possess integrity, strong morals and values

  • Have mid- to executive-level professional, entrepreneurial or business experience 

  • Be willing to consistently invest their time, treasure and/or talent

  • Communicate regularly with program staff and participants
  • Have a desire to work with youth/young adults

  • Possess strong, active listening skills 

  • Have experience working with people from diverse backgrounds

  • Be transparent and willing to share knowledge and personal experiences

  • Abide by all program policies and procedures 


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

  1. Fill out our Volunteer Application. This simple application help us get to know your goals, interests, and background. 

  2. Complete an Online Orientation. The presentation gives an overview of our organization and highlights key information that will help you be successful in your new volunteer role.

  3. Complete a Background Check. There is a $25 nonrefundable administrative fee to cover the cost of the check. 

  4. Undergo a Reference Check. We will contact the character references provided on your application.