Donate Time

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 christie.bearden@stlch.org.

 

SEASONAL OPPORTUNITIES

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.

 

COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES

Food Bank • Weekdays • 9am-1:30pm  Help pack food and unload boxes.

The Nashville Diaper Connection  Sort and package donated diapers.

 

SENIOR OPPORTUNITIES

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.

 

YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES

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.

 

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

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.