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Volunteer at Wellroot

We all know it takes a village to raise strong and resilient children. We also know that anyone can find themselves in a difficult or traumatic situation at any time. At Wellroot, we believe it is our calling to provide support to families in these situations without judgement.

Our selfless network of volunteers answers this call.

When you donate your time and expertise, you become a part of that network. A network of individuals moved by the impact of service and sharing. Through your service, you can accompany families in your community when they need it most.

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1. Resource Room

Our clothing and supply closets need constant loving care! Wellroot is seeking volunteers to help us sort our in-kind donations as they come in and keep everything organized so items are easily accessible for our case managers. This opportunity is available every Second Saturday of the month and is based on volunteer availability.

2. Prepare a Meal

Make a meaningful impact by volunteering to purchase ingredients and prepare a meal for the families and youth we serve. Meal preparation events include assembling casseroles for our community freezer, hosting a Sunday dinner for the young adults living at our apartments in Oakhurst, and hosting special celebrations like a Milestone Celebration for moms in our Healthy Families program.

3. Teach Life Skills

Use your expertise to host a class and teach our youth a variety of life skills. Classes can include topics such as baking and cooking, creating a monthly budget, art, poetry, music, etc. This opportunity is available Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

4. Garden and Decorate

We are blessed to have a campus in the beautiful Oakhurst neighborhood in Decatur. We love that it gives us the opportunity to plant flowers and have seasonal decorations on display for the residents and community to enjoy. We rely on volunteers to help us maintain our space. If you love decorating for the holidays or the seasons, we would love your help! This opportunity is based on the volunteer’s availability.

5. Make Events Special

Volunteering at one of our annual special events is such a fun opportunity to meet the families and young people we serve. Check our events to learn more.

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6. Prepare Apartments

Help make a house feel like home by decorating and furnishing apartments for youth our Independent and Transitional Living programs transitioning out of foster care and living on their own, often for the very first time.

Interested in learning more about Wellroot volunteer opportunities and upcoming volunteer events?

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Wellroot Family Friends is a group of volunteers that are dedicated to supporting children, youth and families in Georgia. Members of Wellroot Family Friends are volunteers that are interested in a deeper connection with those we serve and provide ongoing support for our mission by participating in volunteer and enriching experiences for our clients. Wellroot Family Friends receive invitations to exclusive volunteer opportunities and events.

Event Committee members make Wellroot events a success!  Three annual events are fueled by community host committee leaders; FamFest, Donut Dash and our annual This is Home gala. ​​Contact us at Development@wellroot.org to join our network for supporters.

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