Covenant House Georgia

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Covenant House Georgia (CHGA) is one of the few organizations that provide homeless youth between the ages of 18 and 21 with crisis shelter and the skills needed for a more hopeful future. In 2016, CHGA served over 1,000 homeless and trafficked youth, providing them with a safe haven and comprehensive supportive service that they need to rebuild their lives.

Covenant House Georgia is a full partner of Covenant House International, the largest privately funded agency in the United States providing shelter and services to homeless and at-risk youth.

Get Involved

Available times: Tuesday - Thursday from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Job Readiness: Teach job readiness and career skills to our youth.

Classes can include topics such as resume building, interview preparation, employment applications, “Dress for Success” , and more.

Best for 5 - 10 volunteers

Available times: Tuesday - Thursday from 3:30 am - 5:30 pm

Fun Activities Volunteer

The youth have set schedules each week where they work, go to school or participate in vocational programs. The afternoons are times to do something fun and creative. Volunteers can coordinate a basketball tournament, host a ‘Dress for Success” fashion show, teach youth Zumba or do other fun activities.

Best for 10 - 15 volunteers

Available times: Tuesday - Thursday from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Life Skills Volunteer: Use your skills to host a class and teach our youth a variety of life skills.

Classes can include baking and cooking, creating a monthly budget, art, poetry, music, etc.

Available times: Tuesday- Thursday between 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Clothing Closet Volunteer: Do you have a well organized closet?

Help sort out, and organize in-kind donations in the clothing and toiletry closet as they come in so they are easily accessible to our youth.

Available times: Tuesday- Thursday between 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Street Outreach Volunteer

Join CHGA staff as they canvas the community in their outreach van in an effort to provide homeless youth with meals and hygiene items, and connect them with the services that the organization provides.