Interested in volunteering? We would love to have you!
To help achieve our mission to strengthen literacy of at-risk children in East Nashville, volunteers are needed! Please complete the application below and contact Joya Russel at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you may have.
Updated Summer Program Volunteer Needs
Guest Readers: Volunteers are needed to for online educational engagement, reading a book to students and sharing about their careers and talents.
Materials prep: Each week, students will pick up learning materials for the week ahead. Volunteers are needed to copy and compile these resources and distribute them to students at pick up.
Food set-up and break down: Volunteers are needed to package snacks and other food for family pick up.
Activity Teachers: If you have a special talent or hobby you would like to teach, please let us know. Activities may be shared online or in student learning packets.
We are looking for volunteers who can commit approximately 5 hours a week to helping with ongoing clerical needs in the ENHE office. This includes filing, organizing books/learning materials, and copying.
We also have opportunities for volunteering on our Development Committee, Finance Committee, Program Committee, Communications Committee and Community Partnership Committee for experienced individuals who are looking for leadership roles, as well as individuals who want to gain experience.
Please download and fill out our volunteer form, available either in Microsoft Word format or Acrobat PDF. You can return the form by email, mail, or fax to Executive Director Ameshica Linsey.
Nikki Walker, Executive Director
East Nashville Hope Exchange
419 Woodland Street
Nashville, TN 37206
School Year Program Needs
Food set-up and break down: A team of three people is needed for the year. Duties include setting-up food table with lunch, snacks, drinks, etc. and cleaning up afterwards. We ask that volunteers attend a training and then serve for as many of the workshops as possible (at least 3).
Teacher Assistants: Teacher Assistants can help with the student program for children or the adult family instruction program. Some help may be needed for childcare of smaller children. Working with the students requires a background check and a commitment of at least 3 workshops.
Upcoming Workshop dates: School Year Workshops are held on the 2nd Saturday of the month from September to May, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Days/Times: Saturdays, 10:30am-1:30pm
Reading Buddies - reading and sight word games
Field trip chaperones