We are currently open to female residents of the following Metro Atlanta cities:
Lithia Springs, Douglasville, Mableton, Powder Springs, Austell, Hiram, Villa Rica, and Carrollton who are in grades 8-10 at the time of enrollment. For minimum requirements, view our Program Page
There is a one time application fee of $25, and a yearly membership fee of $100 that can be paid monthly, quarterly or yearly. All fees may be tax deductible as Ladies In Waiting is a non profit, 501(c)3 organization.
We rely heavily on donations and sponsorships from the public and local businesses, grants and matching gifts from foundations and corporations, as well as our own fundraising events and activities to cover other costs.
Round table mentoring sessions are currently being held in Douglas County with more sites to be added soon.
Anyone interested in becoming a Jewel must first complete an application. Applications are reviewed by our staff and Board of Directors. Those meeting at least the minimum qualifications will be invited to become a Jewel.
Round table mentoring sessions are held a minimum of once a month at each location.
We have been issued tax exempt status by the IRS. When a contribution is made, our office will supply you with our tax exempt number and a receipt. Depending on your tax status you may be able to include your donation on your taxes.
Any female interested in becoming a mentor is required to complete an application, which can be found here on our site.
Mentor applications are then reviewed, and background checks are completed. Invitations to become a mentor are extended to those who we believe will make a positive impact on the lives of our Jewels.
Yes. We offer training to mentors based on what topic will be discussed during monthly round table sessions.
Mentors are asked to commit to at least one academic year. Any mentor can commit to more than the minimum.
If you are interested in becoming a mentor, but are unable to commit to the minimum, we ask that you consider volunteering in another capacity.
Yes. If you have office equipment, or products that you believe our organization could benefit from, we would truly appreciate the donation.