VOLUNTEER

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.)

Administrative Coordinator (5-10 hours/month): Provide assistance to the Executive Director in performing, coordinating and overseeing the technical and administrative support work of our general operations. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who has a natural affinity for professionalism, business technology, communicating professional messages, and an eye for detail. (Minimum 1 year commitment.)

Mentoring Program Coordinator (5-10 hours/month): Provide assistance to the Executive Director in facilitating the administrative and programmatic activities of Atlanta GLOW's Mentoring Program. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who has a natural affinity for empowering youth, cultivating mentoring relationships and coordinating volunteers. (Minimum 1 year commitment.)

Outreach Coordinator (5-10 hours/month): Provide assistance to the Executive Director in building strategic relationships and conducting a variety of outreach activities to recruit and retain program participants for all Atlanta GLOW programs. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who has a natural affinity for building awareness, communicating compelling messages and inspiring and motivating youth. (Minimum 1 year commitment.)

Period Program Coordinator (5-10 hours/month): Provide assistance to the Executive Director in facilitating the administrative and programmatic activities of Atlanta GLOW's Period Plus Program. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who has a natural affinity for women's health advocacy, cultivating strategic partnerships, and coordinating in-kind product donations. (Minimum 1 year commitment.)

Volunteer Coordinator (5-10 hours/month): Provide assistance to the Executive Director in engaging and retaining volunteers, and facilitating new volunteer orientations and onboarding activities. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who has a natural affinity for project management, volunteer recruitment and engagement, managing others, and an eye for detail. (Minimum 1 year commitment.)

eligibility criteria

 To volunteer in our programs, individuals must:

  • Be women, ages 21 or older

  • 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 

ONBOARDING PROCESS

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 and Completion Quiz. The presentation gives an overview of our organization and highlights key information that will help you be successful in your new volunteer role. It should take less than an hour to view and respond to the verification questions that follow.

  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.