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.

Apply for a Board Member Position

Application period opens April, 2020
The YU Board offers leadership development and specialized volunteerism opportunities to high school students. With the guidance of United Way of Greater Atlanta’s Volunteerism team, YU Board members lead Youth United by planning projects and initiatives.

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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

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