AmeriCorps, Youth Villages Inner Harbour Campus
Youth Villages Inner Harbour Campus
4685 Dorsett Shoals Road
Youth Villages is a leading national nonprofit dedicated to providing the most effective local solutions to help emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and their families live successfully.
Our AmeriCorps program provides critical literacy and life skills tutoring, service learning, afterschool and summer programming, and classroom assistance to children and adolescents at the Youth Villages Inner Harbour Campus, a residential treatment facility on 1,200-acres in Douglasville, GA. Additional opportunities for members include community gardening, outdoor education activities, outdoor kitchen sessions, and a variety of professional and member development trainings (ropes course facilitation and Therapeutic West African Drumming Instructor certification among others). Members collaborate with local nonprofits and organizations on weekly service projects and provide disaster relief assistance in the state of Georgia. Full-time members serve 1,700+ hours from September through August, while half-time members serve 900+ hours in full-time capacity from January through August.