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Volunteer with Fundraising or Special Events!



There are many opportunities for you to help with fundraising or special events.. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please complete the Volunteer Application and submit to JLedford@coacatawba.org.

Join our Board of Directors!

Want to make a difference in the lives of Catawba County teens? By applying to the Council on Adolescents Board of Directors you are offering to take on an important position, with significant responsibilities and commitments. If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit the link below to find out more details!


How to apply?
Review the Board Membership Packet and follow the steps on the last page to submit the application.

Intern with Us

Council on Adolescents values the opportunity for interns to be a part of its work. The goal of Council on Adolescents internship program is to provide undergraduate students with a successful and meaningful opportunity to learn about Council on Adolescents, our mission and gain meaningful professional experience.

There are various opportunities available for internships. Please specify in your cover letter your internship time period as well as the program/project in which you are interested.

Application Procedure: Students who are interested should submit a resume and cover letter via email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or postal mail to the Executive Director, Council on Adolescents, 1120 Fairgrove Church Road SE Suite 22, Hickory, NC 28602

Possible internships:
• Fundraising • Health Education • Community/Volunteer Outreach • Public Relations

Become a COA Advocate

Advocates of the Council on Adolescents are the spirit of our organization. They are our voice in the community..

What do they do?

  • Contact local media and encourage them to write stories about Teen Pregnancy.
  • Ask local organizations, clubs, or churches in the area to post information about COA and teen pregnancy prevention in their newsletters.
  • Contact local organizations and schools about posting information about COA or teen pregnancy prevention on their website.
  • Distribute Council on Adolescents materials at public events, school campuses or in the community.
  • Arrange a speaking event at your church or school and invite someone from Council on Adolescents to come speak!



SPEAK OUT about teen pregnancy prevention, encourage your friends to make healthy choices!

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Board of Directors

  • Chair - Randy Bergman
  • Vice Chair - Honey Estrada
  • Treasurer - Mary Morrison
  • Secretary - Jennifer Beane
  • Kevin von Allmen
  • Reed Baer
  • Ginny Beisler
  • Zack King
  • Sandy Costner
  • Karen Harrington
  • Cindy Boger
  • Ron Carson
  • Amanda Hamm
  • Cat McCrary

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1120 Fairgrove Church Rd SE Suite 22
Hickory, NC 28602

Phone- 828.322.4591
Fax- 828.322.2675
Email- info@coacatawba.org