Volunteering and community engagement are important parts of positive youth development and substance abuse prevention. GUIDE encourages community service by promoting volunteer opportunities within Gwinnett County and metro Atlanta and by accepting youth and adult volunteers for certain programs and events.
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We do not currently have the capacity to accept volunteers on a regular basis. Please access the links below to search for community service opportunities in your area.
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation can match you and your friends up with the perfect project!
The Gwinnett Coalition Helpline is an extensive service with a listing of over 1000 health and human service agencies including governmental, United Way-funded and other non-profit organizations. This website directory provides users with available health and human services in the greater Gwinnett County Area if they need or want help. Individuals in helping professions, schools, churches, civic organizations and the business community will find this directory an invaluable source of information.
Volunteer Match is a free service that allows you to enter your ZIP code, city or state and keywords describing the opportunity you're looking for. You can also enter the skills you have (or would like to develop). Volunteer Match has become the preferred internet recruiting tool for more than 74,000 nonprofit organizations.
Metro Atlanta’s United Way 211 service is a simple, easy-to-remember number for individuals across Georgia to call when they want to find or give help. Bilingual, Spanish-speaking referral specialists are available 24 hours a day and calls are conducted in 170 languages. Use their website to find services or look for volunteer opportunities with United Way grantee partners across metro Atlanta.
Georgia Teen Institute benefits when you search the Web with Goodsearch.
is a media campaign designed to educate youth and parents about alcohol's effects on the developing adolescent brain. Recent research shows a link between youth alcohol use and lowered brain capacity.