United Methodist Volunteers In Mission 315 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA30030 The United Methodist Volunteers in Mission is not a church; rather, it is the short-term missions agency for the…More southeastern jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church. Its purpose is to render aid where needed both in the United States and abroad. To apply for a mission, visit the United Methodist Volunteers in Mission in the Decatur Court building, where your strengths and abilities will be matched with a current vacancy. Training will be provided. Appointments are suggested.
Literacy Volunteers of Atlanta 246 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA30030 Literacy Volunteers of Atlanta launched 25 years ago, with a commitment to increasing adult literacy; since then, it has…More helped more than 10,000 people learn to read through its programming. The group targets adults age 18 and older who read at or below the 5th-grade level. The organization offers free literacy and English for Speakers of Other Languages classes in metro Atlanta, at public libraries and other establishments throughout DeKalb, Gwinnett, Cobb and Fulton counties. Victoria Kingsland is the organization's executive director.
Salvation Army 2857 E College Ave, Decatur, GA30030 The Salvation Army started in England in 1872 when founder William Booth, an evangelical preacher, read a printer's…More proof of an annual report that claimed Booth's Christian mission was a "volunteer army." Booth crossed out the word "volunteer" and replaced it with "salvation," creating an institution that lasts to this day. The Salvation Army on East College Avenue is a family store that sells donations like clothes, shoes, furniture, appliances and more. Profits from these items are used to finance the Salvation Army's missionary work.