Volunteer Coordinator

Ms. Candice Singleton

My name is Candace. I am currently a student at Georgia State University seeking a degree in Psychology. I have the privilege of being the mother of a joyous little girl. Prior to studying psychology I was a Early Childhood major and was Pre Kindergarten teacher in the city of Atlanta. My passion for children grows deeper than the classroom itself. I continuously sought out different ways to give back to my community with DeKalb Kids Project, Inc. being the best choice.

What to help?

Our mission: To build projects for our youth of DeKalb to become better leaders!

Our Vision: To build a stronger DeKalb and sustain academic success by engaging students in positive relationships. 


Why Volunteer With DKP?

Top 10 reason why you should volunteer.


#10: It's good for you.

Volunteering provides physical and mental rewards. It:

  • Reduces stress: Experts report that when you focus on someone other than yourself, it interrupts usual tension-producing patterns.
  • Makes you healthier: Moods and emotions, like optimism, joy, and control over one's fate, strengthen the immune system.

#9: It saves resources.

Volunteering provides valuable community services so more money can be spent on local improvements.
#8: Volunteers gain professional experience.You can test out a career.

#7: It brings people together.

As a volunteer you assist in:

  • Uniting people from diverse backgrounds to work toward a common goal
  • Building camaraderie and teamwork

#6: It promotes personal growth and self esteem.

Understanding community needs helps foster empathy and self-efficacy.

#5: Volunteering strengthens your community.

As a volunteer you help:

  • Support families (daycare and eldercare)
  • Improve schools (tutoring, literacy)
  • Support youth (mentoring and after-school programs)
  • Beautify the community (beach and park cleanups)

#4: You learn a lot.

Volunteers learn things like these:

  • Self: Volunteers discover hidden talents that may change your view on your self worth.
  • Government: Through working with local non-profit agencies, volunteers learn about the functions and operation of our government.
  • Community: Volunteers gain knowledge of local resources available to solve community needs.

#3: You get a chance to give back.

People like to support community resources that they use themselves or that benefit people they care about.

#2: Volunteering encourages civic responsibility.

Community service and volunteerism are an investment in our community and the people who live in it.

#1: You make a difference.

Every person counts!

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Pledge allegiance to the cause

We need people who will devote time and energy towards our projects. To understand the aspects of DeKalb Kids and their needs. Those who will passionately desire to see change within those connected to our organization.

DeKalb Kids Project, Inc.