Volunteer in the Community
For individuals and small groups not ready to launch a project, ACM is skilled in aiding you to find a place in our area to “give back” through volunteering in one of ACM initiatives or in one of the many agencies and ministries with which we collaborate on a regular basis. In fact, we maintain current awareness of scores of needs and opportunities for volunteering on a one-time basis, as well as on a more regular schedule throughout the year.
If you or your group wants to find a place to volunteer and would like ACM to assist you in finding the best place, here are the steps:
- Download ACM’s “Volunteer in the Community” questionnaire.
- Fill it out for yourself or as a summary of your group’s preferences.
- Email, fax or send the questionnaire to ACM.
- We will then review it, compare it with our database of opportunities and contact you with two or three best opportunities to choose from or to discuss further refinement of your preferences.
Some examples of recent volunteer placements we have made include teaching English as a Second Language, mentoring at risk young men, tutoring children on a Saturday morning, and finding families who need help at holiday times.
Some ministries/agencies into which we have recently placed individuals and groups include Moncrief Ministries, The Salvation Army Red Shield Center, The Atlanta Union Mission, Young Gunz (ACM project), Second Saturdays (ACM project), Love-All Tennis (ACM project), Men’s Ministry (ACM project), Holy Innocent’s Episcopal Church, and the Albert T. Mills Enrichment Center.
So, get started today. Download and fill out the questionnaire now!
Current Ministry Opportunities
These are some great agencies with which to volunteer and in which you are needed. This list is not exhaustive, but these are examples of how you could potentially “plug in” right away:
- Young Gunz
Needs male adult mentors (“Assistant Coaches”) to help take young men in middle school and high school to the next level spiritually, educationally, socially, and relationally.
- Elegant Doves
Needs administrative help to organize and provide periodic word processing for this unique counseling/speaking ministry which serves sexually abused women.
- Love-All Tennis Ministry
Needs Christian tennis players who play periodically or frequently at Bitsy Grant Tennis Center on Northside Drive and help Team Leader Elizabeth Brooks spread Christian love there.
Needs committed intercessors for the ACM prayer team.
- Men’s Ministry
Needs business and professional men who will volunteer to learn how to influence other business men for Christ.
- Second Saturdays
Needs young professionals willing to recruit others for once a month service projects (on the Second Saturday of the month) in Metro Atlanta.
- Church Collaborations
Needs in house ACM “champions” in local churches to explain to their fellow members how fantastic it is to volunteer outside the four walls of the church and to coordinate the members interest with ACM.
- SAPNET (South Fulton Substance Abuse Prevention Network)
Needs people in South Fulton County from all walks of life who will become a part of our coalition to change the conditions that promote substance abuse among our youth.
ACM Collaborating Agencies
Needs people to tutor in an after school program for Latino children.
- Atlanta Mission
Needs groups to sponsor holiday parties at My Sister’s House.
- Safehouse Outreach
Needs mentors for teenage youth.
- Salvation Army Peachcrest Center
Needs volunteer(s) once a week in the evenings to teach an 8-week financial literacy course to needy people who are seeking to improve their lives. The training is already pre-packaged.
- Buckhead Christian Ministry
Needs intake volunteers during the week to register new applicants for their services.
- Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta
Needs drivers to drive their trucks during the week and pick up donated furniture.
- Medshare International
Needs volunteers to sort surplus medical supplies for shipping to under-supplied countries.
These are a few of the needs. Please contact ACM directly for many other unique opportunities.
100 for the Homeless
$100 for the Homeless - Give $100 to support The Central Night Shelter and consider volunteering there. Learn more about 100 for the Homeless
Blossoming Vines Ministry*
Helps women blossom where they are and produce godly fruit in others. Plant-Bud-Bloom Learn more about Blossoming Vines Ministry*
Case For Faith
Case for Faith (CFF) is committed to helping adults and teens to discover reasonable answers to difficult questions in the realms of faith, science, history, and current events. Learn more about Case For Faith
Childcare Provider Training (in Spanish)
This ministry helps new Latino immigrants to the U.S. be better prepared to care for their own children and, potentially, the children of others. Learn more about Childcare Provider Training (in Spanish)
Church Parnerships is ACM's ministry to offer all of our services to churches in metro Atlanta. Learn more about Church Partnerships
Dan Hayes' Speaking Ministry
ACM Executive Director Dan Hayes makes special effort to speak to various groups, organizations, and churches on a wide variety of subjects. Learn more about Dan Hayes' Speaking Ministry
History: Elegant Doves International, Inc. (EDI) is a faith based tax-exempt nonprofit dedicated to helping women and teen girls heal from the emotional scars of incest abuse and post-abortion... Learn more about Elegant Doves*
Grace and Truth
Grace and Truth, one of our most popular ministries, is a Bible study and practical domestic insights for women in their 20's and 30's. Learn more about Grace and Truth
Hip Hop Workshops
These unique workshops are designed to help churches and other groups understand the influences of the hip hop culture and where these influences are detrimental to young people. Learn more about Hip Hop Workshops
His Business Partners
The Mission of His Business Partners is "... To equip Christians to let their light shine in the workplace, so that many will come to know the Lord." Learn more about His Business Partners
"Kindred Spirit's mission is to welcome pregnant teens with the unconditional love of Jesus Christ ..." Learn more about Kindred Spirit*
Love-All Tennis Ministry
The Love-All Tennis Ministry began in 1996 at Bitsy Grant Tennis Center. It ministers to tennis players who use this public facility. Learn more about Love-All Tennis Ministry
This ministry conducts Bible Study outreach to business and professional men of all ages to meet their need for friendship as well as their spiritual needs. Learn more about Men's Ministry
Most Needy Project
ACM's Most Needy Project seeks out and serves the most needy of Metro Atlanta.-The homeless, the poor, men, women, and children. Learn more about Most Needy Project
One City, Many Voices
Since 1999, the "One City, Many Voices" concert series has served to raise awareness for Atlanta Community Ministries. Learn more about One City, Many Voices
One Tree Hill*
One of ACM's music ministries, One Tree Hill, has released five CD's and is in demand around Atlanta and the South in secular and sacred venues. Learn more about One Tree Hill*
Pickin' and Fiddlin' Ministry
Pickin' and Fiddlin' initially began as a bluegrass band but has developed into a duo called Kit & Kaboodle (Joe Liles on the guitar, Elizabeth Brooks on the fiddle and guitar). Learn more about Pickin' and Fiddlin' Ministry
This ministry utilizes one of the largest single numbers of ACM volunteers. It is also so "molten core" of ACM by being one of its most important power generators. Learn more about Prayer Ministry
There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; for anyone who enters God's rest also rests from his own work, just as God did from his. Hebrews 4:9-10. Learn more about Sabbath Rest
SAPNET-The South Fulton Substance Abuse Prevention Network
This ACM assisted collaboration of 12 demographic and organizational sectors of South Fulton County is designed to help change community conditions which lead to substance abuse among youth. Learn more about SAPNET-The South Fulton Substance Abuse Prevention Network
The mission of Second Saturdays is to respond, through timely and committed effort, to the needs of our neighbors, community and world, by prioritizing and utilizing our time, talent and treasure. Learn more about Second Saturdays
Special Services Ministries
1. Spiritual Leadership Training 2. Spiritual Leadership Workshops 3. Way of Life (Outreach) Seminars 4. "Hip Hop" Workshops 5. Dan Hayes Speaking Ministry Learn more about Special Services Ministries
Spiritual Leadership Training
We seek to keep the LOVE OF CHRIST central to everything we are and do in ACM. Learn more about Spiritual Leadership Training
Spiritual Leadership Workshops
“Ordinary People Doing The Extraordinary” Learn more about Spiritual Leadership Workshops
Spring of Life Couples Ministry
Spring of Life Couples Ministry commits to helping and empowering couples to build strong foundations in the word of God and experience the joy of becoming one. Learn more about Spring of Life Couples Ministry