About Playworks Georgia

All kids deserve the social, emotional, and physical benefits of play. We help schools and youth programs create healthy play environments where every child can join in.

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Meet Playworks Georgia


Founded in 1996, Playworks expanded to Georgia in 2014. Playworks Georgia serves low-income schools across the Atlanta area through our year-round, on-site support services. We’re also reaching thousands more students across Georgia through professional development workshops for schools and youth organizations.

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September 22, 2017

Ellen McCarty ›

The opportunity to play with rubber balls, to engage donors to create transformational moments for children and schools in Georgia, and to work for an organization with a proven track record were a few of the compelling reasons Ellen McCarty…

September 22, 2017

Kendra Mosley ›

Coach Mo is excited for her third year with Playworks Georgia as a site coordinator. For the past two years she has served as an AmeriCorps coach bringing safe and healthy play to KIPP WAYS Academy. Additionally, she has been…

September 22, 2017

Abigail Russell ›

Abby is excited to be a part of the Playworks family! Growing up in Atlanta, she has spent most of her life outside playing, volunteering, or with her nose in a book. She has had the opportunity to work in…

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We’re hiring! Join us on the playground or behind the scenes.

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