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Serve Local – Kairos Church
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Serve Local

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Serve Local

At Kairos, we believe in the importance of applying God's word to our life and serving those in our local community. Kairos partners with several organizations.

Friends of Refugees

Friends of Refugees

Kairos Members are actively engaged and serving with each of these programs on an ongoing basis. There are also opportunities for members of the Kairos community to participate in joint activities with refugee families such as playdates and community picnics

For more information about Friends of Refugees, visit their website at www.friendsofrefugees.com or Liz Johnson at lizjohnson79@gmail.com

Refugee Youth Programs

Offers tutoring, mentoring, and skills-building during the academic year and summer camp on the school break

Embrace

Provides support, advocacy and education to refugee women during pregnancy, postpartum, and the early childhood years.

 

 

Community Garden

100 plots for refugee families used to pass on cultural food heritage, supply healthy foods for their families and earn a small income

 

 

Refugee Sewing Society

Empowers refugee women to build sewing/knitting skills and earn an income for their families.

Refugee Family Literacy

Offers ESOL classes for refugee women and an early childhood development program for children under 5

Cafe Clarkston

Center for employment, vocation, and training.

 

StartME

Micro-business accelerator for refugee entrepreneurs.

 

 

Community Assistance Center (CAC)

Since 1987, The Community Assistance Center (CAC) has played a vital role in the cities of Sandy Springs and Dunwoody in preventing hunger and homelessness by providing assistance for basic needs such as help with rent and utilities, food and clothing, and actively engaging clients to work towards greater self-sufficiency through education and job tools. CAC is a cornerstone of the human services network in the northern Perimeter area. It is largely a volunteer run organization with more than 300 regularly scheduled volunteers making a difference in the lives of neighbors in need!

Members of Kairos are actively involved with CAC, volunteering regularly and on an occasional basis. For more information about CAC and Kairos, contact Cece Webster at cece.webster@gmail.com.

For more information on volunteering, contact Debbie at volunteer@ourcac.org

Visit the CAC website at www.ourcac.org

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    Volunteers staff the food pantry, the Thrift Boutique, the reception desk, and conduct client interviews. Volunteers for these areas are most needed Monday – Friday 10am - 2pm and would ideally be able to work on a re-occurring basis such as once a week.

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    Individual volunteer opportunities also exist behind the scenes to perform duties such as calling clients, retrieving phone messages from clients, data entry, sorting donations, and food pick-up drivers. Day and evening hours can be accommodated

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    Throughout the year, CAC seeks volunteers to work on seasonal programs and events such as the school supply and lunch program, Adopt-a-Family for the Holidays, the Food 'n Fun Challenge and the Vintage Affair fundraiser.

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    Volunteer teachers are needed to teach adult education classes during the day and evenings. Classes include English for Successful Living (ESOL), computer workshops and citizenship preparation