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Central Outreach & Advocacy Center

servewithbellsAssisting the Poor and Homeless
In 1997, Central opened the Outreach Center as an extension of its programs to aid Atlanta's impoverished and homeless residents. In 2002, the center expanded its mission to include advocacy—organizing efforts to develop and promote fair and compassionate public policies that address economic injustice.

Central Outreach & Advocacy Center (COAC) is maintained as an independent, non-profit agency separate from the church, and is administered by an independent board and staff. You can find out more about the center's history and current work by visiting its website.

Volunteer Opportunities @ Central Outreach & Advocacy Center

The vital work of Central Outreach & Advocacy Center could not be accomplished without the help of committed volunteers. There are many ways to get involved at Central OAC that embrace different talents, skills, and schedules. If you're interested in volunteering, please take a look at all the options below and find the opportunities that best fit your unique gifts. Thank you!

Opportunity

Hours

Details

Outreach Advocate

Monday - Friday
9 am - 12:30 pm

Working one on one with the guests to provide the needed service. Requires some basic computer skills. Training provided.

Front Desk

Monday - Friday
9 am - 12:30 pm

Initial screening of guests to decide if they are eligible for services. Requires some basic computer skills. Training provided.

Front Desk Phone

Monday - Friday
9 am - 12:30 pm

Answering phone: mail checks; food pantry appointments; answering basic questions. Requires some basic computer skills. Training provided.

Administrative
Assistant

Monday or Wednesday
1:00 - 4:00 pm

Answering the phone; mail; filing. Requires some basic computer skills. Training provided.

Main Frame Mentor

Monday - Tuesday
1:00 – 4:00 pm

Wednesday - Thursday
9:30 - 12:30 pm

Working one on one with guests to finish resumes, look for jobs online, etc.

Requires some basic computer skills.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please contact Executive Director  Kimberly Parker with questions or to volunteer.

Central OAC Contact Information

Central Outreach & Advocacy Center,
201 Washington Street, SW  |  Atlanta, GA 30303  |  (404) 659-7119