Running our programs is a community effort and we depend on volunteer support from individuals, families, churches and groups.
To learn more or sign up for an opportunity listed below, contact our Volunteer and Community Engagement Manager, Christie Bearden at (615)324-8375 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Christmas Registration • Early October Individuals are needed for short shifts to help sign up families and seniors for our Family Christmas Program. Registration appointments involve meeting with families to gather information and wish lists. Bilingual translators appreciated but not required.
Halloween Trunk-or-Treat • October 25 Individuals, groups and businesses are welcome to decorate their trunks and pass out candy to serve the community with a fun, safe event.
Christmas Toy Market • December 4-9 The week leading up to the Christmas Toy Market, volunteers will be needed to organize presents for pick up and price toy donations. On December 9, Individuals and groups may sign up to assist families shop the Toy Market, join our gift wrapping station, distribute adopted families’ presents and spread Christmas cheer to our neighbors in need.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) • January-April Provide free tax preparation to households making less than $64,000 a year.
Bishop’s Barbeque Annual Fundraiser • April Assist with our annual barbeque fundraiser by staffing the event or serving on the event committee.
School Supplies Drive • August Sort and pack donated school supplies for children in need.
Food Bank • Weekdays • 9am-1:30pm Help pack food and unload boxes.
The Nashville Diaper Connection Sort and package donated diapers.
Mobile Meals • Weekdays Deliver hot, nutritious meals and a friendly visit to seniors and home bound individuals living in West Nashville.
Senior Social Activities • Thursdays Visit with seniors and assist with activities and outings.
After School Program • Weekdays • 3:30pm-5:30pm Help mentor and invest in children with Preston Taylor Ministries.
Preschool • Weekdays • 6:30am-5:30pm Read stories, play games, clean toys, create bulletin boards, host a monthly birthday or holiday celebration or check out library books to parents.
Administrative Support • Weekdays • 8:30am–4:30pm Answer phones, greet visitors, stuff envelopes and organize materials. Shifts are highly flexible.
Our volunteer application will download by clicking here.
Our volunteer background check will download by clicking here.
Our volunteer confidentiality statement wavier will download by clicking here.
All volunteers will need to complete the application, waiver, and background. Volunteers age 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers age 16-18, must sign the consent form.