449 Auburn Avenue, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30312
“Greatness is determined by service!”
– Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The King Center offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups. We have volunteer opportunities to match a wide range of interests and time commitment.
Some positions are specialized and might require specific skills, training as well as background checks. Other positions only require a desire and willingness to volunteer.
Join us as a volunteer as we work to create The Beloved Community!
Ways to Get Involved as a Volunteer
The King Center hosts various special events throughout the year. Special Events volunteers will support events such as the Beloved Community International Expo and King Holiday Observance (KHO) in volunteer roles such as greeter, floater, food services, registration and more.
We are looking for talented interns interested in gaining hands on experience in the nonprofit field in areas such as volunteer engagement, research and education, marketing and communication, and special events.
An internship with The King Center provides current undergraduate, graduate students or recent graduates the opportunity to learn about the day-to-day work of nonprofits and apply their skills in a professional setting.
Docents are responsible for greeting King Center visitors and sharing information about Dr. King, Mrs. King and The King Center. Docents will engage visitors of all ages and backgrounds in inclusive and informative conversations about The King Center’s mission and vision, adding to the overall guest experience.
As we continue to expand our advocacy programs and events, we are looking for volunteers who are passionate about political empowerment (voting rights), environmental justice, criminal justice reform, and education. Volunteers will support with social response activities and more.
We have various ways for group volunteers to get involved. Group volunteers can support special events, various on campus special projects and activities, program support, advocacy and more.
The King Center seeks outgoing and friendly volunteers to greet visitors coming into the Book Store and Resource Center and help provide a welcoming presence. Volunteers will engage visitors with a friendly and welcoming demeanor, as well as provide support to the Guest Services and Book Store and Resource Center staff.
The King Center hosts virtual and in-person programs at The King Center and other metro Atlanta locations. Volunteers can support in-person programs such as Students with King as greeters, program facilitators and more.
The King Center offers fun, team building volunteer opportunities to corporate groups including special projects such as painting, organizing etc., special events and skill- based projects.
Please contact the Director of Volunteer Services, Hayat Nawd, firstname.lastname@example.org for partnership or sponsorship opportunities.
Volunteer opportunities are not limited to those listed here.
To sign up to volunteer or learn more, complete the volunteer interest form.