Community Service Opportunities

Community Service Opportunities

West TN

Decatur County World's Largest Coon Hunt- Decatur
Nelda Pritchard (731) 549-4970

TN River Agricultural EXPO (TRAE)Decatur
Billy Vestal (731) 549-5146

Junior Pro Basketball CoachingDecatur
Nelda Pritchard (731) 549-4970

Frances Halbrook Hensely Animal Shelter- Decatur
Help to feed animals, clean facility, walk dogs
(731) 249-9443

Lexington Henderson County Library
Organize Books and Shelves
Crystal Ozier (731) 968- 3239

Lexington Historic Museum 
Greet customers, Clean and arrange exhibits
Diane Berryman (731) 695-0567

First United Methodist Church Lexington  
Assist with Food Pantry, bagging groceries, carry groceries to vehicles
Patricia  (731)

Dixie St Kennels- Lexington
Feed and walk dogs, clean facility
Suzye Montgomery (731) 614-1135

Friends of Natchez Trace- Wildersville

Opportunity Available Second Saturday of Each Month.  Assist with park cleanup and setting up trail signs

Greg Taylor Park Ranger (731) 968-3742

Sheltering Tree Ranch

Volunteer opportunities at our school program, horseback riding program, events, and general store

Our Daily Bread Food Pantry-Hardin

Helping with unloading, packing, and distributing the food to the community


Christmas on Main

Facepainters needed Friday's and Saturday's in December




Middle TN

Linden Animal Clinic-

Job Shadowing

(931) 589-5116

Tri County Animal Clinic- Waynesboro

Job Shadowing

(931) 722-9240

Prestige Physical Therapy-Linden

Job Shadowing

(931) 589-3350

Hohenwald Animal Hospital

Job Shadowing

(931) 796-4178

South Central Human Resource Agency-Linden

Volunteer with the Commodity Truck

(931) 589-2130

Perry County Schools

Volunteer with campus clean up

Billy Ray Yarbo (931) 589-2831

Hope Botanical Garden- Leoma

Volunteer opportunities include building paths, building plant beds, spreading rock, and planting flowers, shrubs, and trees

Jerry (931) 244- 1248

Lawrence County Substance Abuse

Help build quick kits

Alicia (931) 244-5533

Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce

Please reach out to the Chamber for a list of Community Service Opportunities

(931) 762-4911

Lewis County Chamber of Commerce

Receptionist at Welcome Center



East TN

Unicoi County Volunteer Fire Department

Participants can spend time at the fire station and engage in activities such as cleaning trucks and learning from the volunteer firefighters. With additional training they can go along on the truck for calls. They always need volunteers.

Contact Chief Wesley Hensley: 423-220-6912

Or at

Christian Care Center of Unicoi

Students can participate in games with the Senior Residents, Reading to residents and/or Cleaning.

Contact Activities Director: Jennifer Byrd 743-0373

CHIPS-Change is Possible Family Violence Shelter

Students would be working in the local Thrift store. They would help with hanging clothing, organizing racks, tagging, putting stock away and cleaning.

Contact Becca at 743-0022 or

Unicoi County Public Library

Shelving books, gardening, assisting with programs for children, programs with Senior Citizens

Virtual Options: Book reviews (written or video) that they use online to promote literacy, book recommendations, shelfies or library hall photos-creative selfies to promote and/or a cover of a song and submit

Contact Teen Service Coordinator: Katrina Wilson 743-6533

American Cancer Society

Volunteers can help with general office duties, relay for life events, and other programs.

Contact: Jessica Poff, Community Representative at 423-282-7010 or or Tammie Richardson, Office Manager at 423-975-0635

American Heart Association

Promoting a healthy lifestyle for the prevention of heart disease and strokes. Volunteers can assist with Heart Walk events, health fairs, and expos.

Contact: Joette Street at 423-416-7740 or

Boys and Girls Club of the Tri-Cities

Volunteers are needed at the Johnson City Boys and Girls Club in athletics and academic tutoring. The current contact for volunteer opportunities in tutoring, reading, and interacting with children during our afterschool program is Andee Atkins. Her email is and her phone number is 423-461-4560. Anyone interested in volunteering with athletics, coaching, or umpiring can contact Tim Morgan at or by calling 423-612-7800.

Children’s Advocacy Center

Combatting sexual abuse and physical abuse by coordinating and providing services to children in a safe, caring environment. Background check, interview, and applications are required. Volunteers will assist with school-based presentations, office work, fundraising, etc.

Contact 423-926-6528 for more info.

Coalition For Kids

Did you know that there are many hands-on volunteer opportunities at Coalition For Kids during the school year and summers? Now is the time to have fun with our Coalition Kids! Homework help, reading, or just playing games with children is part of the fun we have with our kids here at C4K.

Contact Cindy Young, Volunteer Coordinator at 434-2031 and come be part of an organization that is changing lives.

Cornerstone Christian Village North

Cornerstone Christian Village North is always looking for volunteers to interact with residents in a variety of capacities. Singing, crafts, Bingo, or any other type of interaction is encouraged.

If interested in working with senior citizens, please call Lisa Brewington at 423-232-8200 for more information.

God’s Corner Thrift Store

God’s Corner Thrift Store can always use volunteers. They need help in sorting and hanging up clothing. Contact us at 423-929-1915 for more information. Hours 9:00 to 3:30 Saturday 9:00 to 2:00

Good Samaritan Ministries

Help needed with the food pantry, front desk, thrift store, sorting and shelving donations, and various other programs.

Contact: Dessie Oliver or Bud Campbell at 423-928-0288 or

Here and Now Motherhood

Here and Now Motherhood in downtown Johnson City is a maternal health nonprofit that offers yoga and other educational/support services and self-improvement type classes to moms- with children. Childcare is always available- for free!

Any student interested in volunteering should contact Jenna Upton at


James H Quillen V.A. Medical Center

Looking for volunteers to help out our nation’s heroes. A wide range of volunteer opportunities are available depending on your interest and availability.

Contact: Stephanie Justus at 423-926-1171 ext 2470 or

Johnson City Community Theatre

The Johnson City Community Theatre is looking for volunteers!

Students interested in helping in local theatre productions should contact David Hyde at to coordinate times etc. Saturdays from 10 to 2 are especially needed times. There are lots of fun jobs to take on!

Johnson City Country Club

The Johnson City Country Club has a myriad of opportunities available for students including pool cleaning and maintenance as well as working with kids in various activities and games, crafts, etc.

If interested, please contact Greg Saunders at: 423-646-7799 or

Johnson City Major Little League

Johnson City Major Little League is looking for high school students that need hours. They would keep the scoreboard and scorebook during Little League games.

Contact: Danielle Grindstaff #(423)946-4331.

Johnson City Medical Center

Volunteers needed at the gift shop, information desk, and in medical records.

Contact: Jackie O’Sullivan at 423-431-3543 or

Johnson City Public Library

There are many opportunities for teens to volunteer at the Johnson City Public Library. Apply to volunteer once a week in one of our various departments of the library assisting with shelving, processing, and displays. Join the Teen Advisory Board to share what the library can do for you. Sign up for the Stories to Service program for a unique volunteer project combining book clubs and community service projects.

Contact Katelyn Wolfe at 423-434-4349 for more information.

Meals on Wheels

Volunteers are needed to deliver meals Monday through Friday between 9 am and noon in the Johnson City area. Great for the summertime!

Contact Karen Parker at 423-483-8409 or

NAIA Volunteer

NAIA Volunteer Time We are looking for students who are needing volunteer hours.

Elisa Britt, Executive Secretary The Chamber of Commerce serving Johnson City/Jonesborough/Washington County

603 E. Market Street Johnson City, TN. 37601 (P) 423-461-8006 (F) 423-4618047

One Acre Café

A community restaurant for everyone! Volunteers needed to prepare and serve food, clean tables, wash and dry dishes, and perform general maintenance/cleaning.

Contact: 423-483-0517 or

Red Cross Blood Center

Volunteers needed to greet people in the canteen.

Contact: Gwen Hunter at 423-928-7541 ext 13 or

Small Miracle

Onsite volunteer training is provided at Small Miracle on an on-going basis.

To get started and to explore volunteer opportunities, please contact our volunteer coordinator, Linda McBride at or 423-349-1111 or Sherri Russel at

Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center

Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc. is a Christian-based, non-profit corporation in Kingsport, TN founded through love to enhance the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth of persons with special needs by means of therapeutic equine-assisted activities. Small Miracles depends on the generous support of its volunteers and donors to maintain the excellence of its facility and programs. Small Miracles is always in need of volunteers in both the barn and lessons. Volunteers can choose to commit to as little or as much time as their schedule allows.

Please feel free to contact Cassandra Dilley with any questions by phone (423-349-1111) or email ( Also, please visit our website at