United Church of Christ

Georgia

Open Door Community (Atlanta)

Mission:  Residential Christian community in the Catholic worker tradition (sometimes called a Protestant Catholic Worker House), serving the homeless, poor, and prisoners.  (www.opendoorcommunity.org)

Volunteer Position:  Resident volunteers assist with and participate in all activities of the Community, including soup kitchen work, supervision of showers and clothes closet, house cleaning, answering the phone and door, receiving and sorting donations, meal preparation and clean-up. Volunteers participate in the work of the Open Door Community in working for change in our social structures and in ourselves; in practicing hospitality and friendliness. 

Period:  September - August

Apply by:  March 15

Housing:  Intentional community with volunteers and those served

Minimum Age:  20 years