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Volunteer Opportunities

Click on the links below to view the available support services at AID Atlanta:

Tax Assistance (Seasonal)
Volunteers assist individuals who are HIV positive with tax preparation. Volunteers who wish to help in this capacity must be certified to assist with tax preparation. The duration of this program is from February until April 1st.

AIDS 101 Committee/Facilitator
Volunteers organize the AIDS 101 Education and Awareness Seminars and participate in the production of each seminar. AIDS 101 volunteers can get involved by helping to prepare for the event, speaking at the seminar, or working as day-of-event volunteers. AIDS 101 Seminars are held on a Saturday five times a year.

Community Outreach/Health Fairs
Volunteers assist in performing a variety of tasks: working at the desk, specimen collection for  off-site testing events, administrative duties, and post testing counseling. Community outreach opportunities involvement include: club outreach, delivering safer sex materials to the community, staffing tables at community events, assisting staff with testing and counseling at  off-site  testing events, etc. Skilled and unskilled volunteer opportunities are available.  Health Fair Volunteers are needed occasionally during the week and especially on weekends to staff our table and distribute information about HIV/STDs, AID Atlanta programs, Testing and Counseling,  and  the AIDS 101 Action Seminars need volunteers primarily on Saturday,  8am-5pm.  Some AIDS 101 volunteer positions require a 7 am start time.

GA AIDS & STD Infoline
Volunteers are trained to answer general questions about HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections, and assist with referrals. When not taking calls, volunteers assist with data entry to track the calls to the Infoline. Daytime and evening opportunities are available.

Testing and Counseling Temporarily filled
Volunteers assist CTRS staff with the daily operation of the testing clinic, including performing administrative duties, administering the Rapid HIV Antibody Test and providing preventative counseling. Volunteers must complete an intensive training and shadowing program to prepare them for working with clients. Volunteers are trained on all positions, and if feasible, are utilized in the roles that are most align with their particular skill set. Opportunities to put your skills to work are offered at the agency and at outreach events. Volunteers must attend the “AIDS 101”seminar and the full Counseling & Testing training at AID Atlanta. The Counseling & Testing training is a 3-day class and is typically offered Monday -Thursday between 9-5.  Volunteers MUST BE APPROVED by both the CTRS staff and the volunteer manager in order to attend this training on behalf of AID Atlanta.

Speakers Bureau
Volunteers are trained to prepare and present talks on a variety of topics from personal experience to advanced medical overview. Requests for speakers come from businesses, churches, schools, and social groups.

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On-Site Support

Office Support/Receptionist
Volunteers assist with office work, data entry, greeting visitors and clients, making phone calls, answering multi line phone, paging staff members and a variety of other important projects in our offices. Opportunities to learn various computer programs are available. Must satisfactorily complete a background check, be able to maintain a professional and calm demeanor, and be capable of learning a multi-line phone system. Prior receptionist experience preferred, but we will train. Hours are 9 am to 8 pm, Monday through Friday..

Internships  Limited
Students intern with staff to gain valuable work and life experience in social services, fundraising, volunteer administration, education and client services. Graduate and undergraduate positions are available for class credit or requirement for graduation. Interns must commit to a minimum of 300 - 400 hours and no less than 20 hours per week for the full semester. Prior to the beginning of the internship a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) must be established with the college/university and Aid Atlanta.  Please include your academic degree and the semester needed for the internship. Please contact Loreen Krug directly at loreen.krug@aidatlanta.org.  No phone calls please.

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