Youth United (YU) is your source for high school student-centered volunteer opportunities. Led by a student board, YU offers unique and impactful service projects that improve the lives of children and families throughout Greater Atlanta. Join YU and others who have a passion for giving back.

What's Youth United All About?

Become a Member Today

Sign up to get priority invites to a variety of volunteer projects planned by the YU student board. YU members receives service hours and special recognition by joining and volunteering. Projects fill up quickly. Become a member today.

Join the Board

United Way of Greater Atlanta is looking for rising 11th and 12th graders with a passion for community service and philanthropy to join our 2021-2022 Youth United Board!

The Youth United Board consists of young leaders from across the Greater Atlanta Area. Board Members will be expected to attend monthly meetings, help lead quarterly volunteer projects, and work together to plan a fundraiser. Each board meeting will consist of opportunities ranging from skills building, Q&A’s with company executives, guest speakers from local non-profits, and planning for upcoming projects!

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  • There is absolutely no better way to communicate and spread the voice of the youth than by joining Youth United.


    - Corniyah Bradley, Carver Early College, 11th grade
  • I value learning and appreciating others’ world views and cultural values, even if they are vastly different from my own. In the end, everyone should be a leader. That’s why I want to be a part of Youth United.

    - Alex Calloway, Homeschool, 11th grade
  • I want to do great things in my lifetime, and Youth United is a great push in the right direction.

    - Jewells Mincey, Georgia Connections Academy, 12th grade

Get connected with Youth United! Reach us at youthunited@unitedwayatlanta.org.