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 Engagement Manager at (615) 350-7893 or


All volunteers will need to complete the application, as well as a background check and confidentiality waiver. Volunteers age 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers age 16-18, must sign the consent form.



Family Christmas Registration • Late 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 • Late October  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 3rd-8th  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 7th and 8th, individuals and groups may sign up to assist families shop the Toy Market, join our gift wrapping station, 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.

Mardi Gras Fundraiser •March 2nd, 2019


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.

Photography • Help us tell the story of St. Luke's Community House and the people we serve! We need a volunteer to capture pictures of great moments during special events and activities throughout the year. The volunteer needs to have experience in photography, good people skills and sensitivity to the clients we serve. The equipment and software for photo editing are welcome but not required. The volunteer will help get photo releases signed, as needed. All photographs will be the property of St. Luke's however, arrangements can be made for portfolio credit and permission for agreed photographs.

Can’t fill the forms out online? Download hard copies below.

Our volunteer application will download by clicking here.

All volunteers will need to complete the application, followed by a confidentiality waiver and background check. Volunteers age 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers age 16-18, must sign the consent form.