HOW CAN YOU HELP? CONNECT YOUR PASSION WITH OUR PURPOSE!


Volunteer and Intern support is essential to the operations of Project LIFT and our programs. However, our goal is to also provide our volunteers and interns with opportunities to connect with their passion or career interests. Our customized opportunities provide volunteers and interns with hands-on experiences that can be added to a resume, fulfill passion,  provide career exploration or just allow you to have some plain old fun! There are many volunteer positions available to fit your schedule.  The following are just some of the ways you can become involved.

You can assist with Lifting the Maximum Potential Among youth by sharing your time, talents or resources. Please see the opportunities below. If you are ready to volunteer or would like additional information, please fill out our Volunteer Request Form or email us at info@projectlift.org 


Become a Intern.


Health and Fitness Intern

Project LIFT’s Health and Fitness Interns will work directly with our Tuesday UpLIFT program. The intern will assist with the coordination and planning of the fitness and recreational activities such as scheduling exercise classes, health seminars, and special field trips. The intern may also assist with performing administrative tasks for the organization. The intern will assist program participants with staying fit and identifying fun opportunities that all can enjoy.

Health and Wellness Intern

Project LIFT’s Health and Wellness Intern will specifically support the promotion, implementation, and management of our Tuesday Uplift Program. Specifically developing/implementing topics and enrichment activities for the youth-led and produced talk show portion, “Real-Talk”. The topics and activities for this internship position will focus on overall health and wellness i.e. mental health.

Health and Nutrition Intern

The Project LIFT Health and Nutrition Intern will assist with developing and overseeing the nutrition component for our Tuesday UpLIFT and Thursday Spiritual LIFT after school programs. The intern will assist with managing the nutrition objectives, planning nutrition lessons, identifying food and nutrition related supplies, and assisting with food service planning and delivery.

Mentor Coordinator Intern

The Mentor Coordinator provides oversight and support to Project LIFT mentors, ensuring quality relationships between the students and their mentors. The Mentor Coordinator assists with mentor recruitment, qualifying, training, matching, support, supervision, and recognition and closure activities for the mentors and their relationship with the student.

Volunteer Coordinator Intern

The Volunteer Coordinator provides support to Project LIFT volunteers, ensuring the students in the Project LIFT program have transportation, mentors, food and program planning. The volunteer assist with volunteer selection and supervision.

Program Coordinator Intern

The Program Coordinator Intern assists with directing and supervising overall program activities and volunteers.                                                  

Social Media Intern

The Social Media Intern will assist with the launch of a strategic on-line media plan. The plan will include tactics for maintaining consistent activity on such sites as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinetrest, and LinkedIn.

Fundraising Intern

The Fundraising Intern is needed to work with the Project LIFT Board of Directors to help identify, organize and execute various fundraising activities.

Marketing Intern

The Marketing Intern is needed to direct the promotion and marketing efforts for Project LIFT while creating good will for the organization. The Marketing Intern is responsible for developing regular communications to include newsletters and social media.

Special Events Intern

The Special Events Intern is needed to develop, organize and coordinate events to engage students in cultural, community and/or volunteer events. Special events generally occur about once a month, usually on Saturdays.

Program Admin Intern

The Program Admin Intern is needed to provide administrative support for all aspects of the day-to-day program including management and oversight of all paperwork and filing for students, mentors and volunteers. Position would require strong organization, computer and communication skills. Daytime office hours preferred, however, some work can be done from home during evening hours. Position might include processing of paperwork, calling references, preparing spreadsheets of data, communication with schools and participants, etc.

Spiritual Empowerment Intern

The Spiritual Empowerment Intern is needed to assist with developing and facilitating activities on Thursdays for our Spiritual LIFT program in the context of a Christ-centered view.


Become a Volunteer. 


MENTORS

Mentors are needed to work one-on-one with students on Tuesday during our UpLIFT program from 6:00PM – 7:30PM. Mentors make a commitment for the school year to build a trusting, lasting relationship that will help students reach their established goals. Mentors provide a role model for the positive qualities and values that will help the student become successful in school, work and relationships.


TRANSPORTATION VOLUNTEERS

Drivers are needed to pick students up after school from Roswell area schools (Centennial High School, Haynes Bridge Middle School, and Holcomb Bridge Middle School) and drop them off at our program location on Tuesday and/or Thursdays. Approximate time commitment would be 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm. (varies depending on school and location of volunteer). Volunteers would need a safe and well maintained vehicle and clean driving record.

ACADEMIC COACHES

Academic Coaches are needed weekly from 3:30PM to 5PM on Tuesdays for our UpLIFT program. Academic Coaches will be provided with a curriculum guide to creatively engage participants in reviewing and strengthening common core standards.


SNACK PROVIDERS


Snack providers are needed to help prepare/provide nutritious food and drinks for our Tuesday and Thursday sessions. Our participants always come hungry! We welcome donations from individuals, restaurants and businesses.

PROGRAM ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

Program Administrative Support is needed to provide administrative support for all aspects of the day-to-day program including oversight of all paperwork and filing for students, mentors and volunteers. Administrative support would require strong organization, computer and communication skills. Daytime office hours preferred, however, some work can be done from home during evening hours. Position might include processing of paperwork, calling references, preparing spreadsheets of data, communication with schools and participants, etc.

FUNDRAISING COORDINATOR

A Fundraising  is needed to work with the Project LIFT Board of Directors to help identify, organize and execute various fundraising activities.

SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR

A Special Events Coordinator is needed to develop, organize and coordinate events to engage students in cultural, community and/or volunteer events. Special events generally occur about once a month, usually on Saturdays.