Volunteer Opportunities

GIRL$ Service Program

An application and background release must be completed to volunteer as a program helper and mentor for the GIRL$ Program

*Program Helpers: set up, monitor activities and girls
*Mentors: follow up with girls and provide support at programs

Volunteer Opportunities

We are in need of volunteers to serve in roles as Facilitators/Presenters/Mentors with specialties in the following:
  • Public Speaking
  • Creating social and professional networks/Mentoring
  • Financial Literacy/Budgeting
  • Fundamentals of Business, Customer Service
  • Developing a Business Plan
  • Marketing/Public Relations
  • Psychologists/Social Workers
  • Attorneys/Law Enforcement
  • Artists-Visual, Musicians, Actors, Stylists, Designers, Models
  • Cosmetology Industry-Makeup Artists, Hairstylists
  • Educators, Counselors
  • Nutritionists/ Dance/Fitness Trainers
  • STEM professions

Annual Prom Dress Giveaway

With the working philosophy that no girl should miss one of the most memorable times in a girl’s life, the Prom Dress Giveaway Program was developed to ensure that disadvantaged girls in metro Atlanta would not miss this rite of passage due to the economic situation of their families. The Enchanted Closet, Inc. provides dresses to over 500 girls annually and has served over 6500 girls since 2003.  In addition, the Enchanted Closet, Inc. annually provides P.R.O.M. Prep 101 (Poised, Responsible, Observant, and Mannerly) Training which includes social graces and etiquette training, sexual health and safety awareness, acting and walking gracefully wearing heals, makeup application, hair and skin care for girls, and more.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Boutique Worker/Accessories and Dress Sorters
  • Dress Collection Hostesses (salon/store/school serve as a donation location, host a donation event)
**In order to legally collect donations for the Enchanted Closet, you must enter into an agreement and use our dress collection kit.**
  • Personal Shoppers
  • Photographers
  • Videographers
  • Graphic Designers
  • Marketing/Public Relations, Social Media Ambassadors

Description of Need/Expected Benefits

The Enchanted Closet, Inc. is always in need of funds to meet the increasing need to purchase plus size prom dresses for which the Enchanted Closet, Inc. does not receive an adequate donation of, to repair and clean donated dresses, and provide climate-controlled storage for the dresses.  Each year the needs of underserved girls increase and the Enchanted Closet, Inc. is challenged to provide more dresses and accessories to meet the increased demands.

Donations

The Enchanted Closet accepts new and gently worn prom-appropriate formal dresses (dry-cleaned preferred and on hangers), especially in sizes 14+.
In addition to prom dresses, we accept business suits, wedding dresses, cocktail dresses, jewelry, handbags, hair clips, and shoes.

Services

  • Dry cleaning services
  • Catering services
  • Alteration services
  • Moving trucks to transport dresses to distribution sites
  • Printing/Banner and Window Signs

Gift Certificates

We are also in need of gift certificates that we can pass on to our girls. Donated gift certificates will be given away at our prom prep workshops and prom dress giveaway boutiques.

  • Dinner for two
  • Florist (corsages and boutonnieres)
  • Limousine service
  • Hairstyling
  • Nail salon services
  • Makeovers

Volunteer Contact

volunteering@enchantedcloset.org

404.221.3498