Volunteer - Alternatives For Girls

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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”  Margaret Mead

Alternatives For Girls started in 1987 as a small volunteer-run program. Today, volunteers continue to donate thousands of hours of service changing the story for high-risk girls and young women. Join us to make a difference at Alternatives For Girls!

COVID-19 Update:

At this time, there are some limitations on volunteer opportunities available. We encourage you to contact us for further information.

Volunteer Opportunities (pdf)

Corporate & Civic Group Volunteers: Family, friends, and colleagues are welcome to volunteer together at Alternatives For Girls for a one-time project or special event.

Group Volunteer Opportunities (pdf)

For more information on how you can make a difference at Alternatives For Girls, please contact Christina Ramsey, Volunteer Services Manager, at cramsey@alternativesforgirls.org/ 313-361-4000 (ext. 248).


Alternatives For Girls offers several internship opportunities. To apply for an internship at AFG, you must be enrolled in an accredited college or university course that requires an internship. Please note, all internships are unpaid.

Application Deadlines:

If interested in applying for upcoming volunteer/intern opportunities, please visit

Intern Application Form (pdf)

For more information regarding volunteer or internship opportunities, please contact Erin O’Mara, Volunteer Services Manager at eomara@alternativesforgirls.org/ 313-361-4000 (ext.248).

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