Volunteer Opportunities in the Community

Afghan Refugee Support

There are excellent organizations providing goods and services for Afghan refugees in Nashville, and we encourage you to learn more about and participate in their ministries.

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English Teachers for Holy Land Students

Helping Holy Land Christians

Volunteer teachers work with high schoolers, university students, and adults who want help improving their English.

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Adult Mentors

Preston Taylor Ministries

PTM is looking for adult mentors for elementary and middle school children to build a one-on-one relationship and help them grow in the Lord. Mentor/Mentee meetings are once a week either in person or virtual. You will need to watch an orientation and training video. Visit their website to learn more

Hospitality/Dinner Team

Safe Haven Family Shelter

Become a hospitality volunteer! Safe Haven provides meals for their families 365 days a year for up to 40 residents at a time. Hospitality volunteers are responsible for the purchase and preparation of evening meals.

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Administrative Help

Safe Haven Family Shelter

Safe Haven Family Shelter needs help with their front desk, which includes answering phones, greeting guests, and other administrative tasks, on an “on call basis.” They also need regular help on Mondays or Wednesdays.

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Medical / Administrative

Faith Family Medical Center

Faith Family Medical Center is currently seeking individuals with the medical training or office/administrative experience.

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Medical Professionals

Siloam Health

SIloam Health is in need of specialists, nurses, PT/OTs, pharmacists, and registered dieticians who can work two 2-4 hour shifts per week. You must be licensed and complete the volunteer orientation and training shifts. Learn more here.  

Clinic Support

Siloam Health

Siloam Health is in need of Spanish and Arabic interpreters, clinic assistants, administrative support, and refugee clinic support. You must be able to work two 2-4 hour shifts per week and complete the volunteer orientation and training shifts. Learn more here

Mobile Meals

St. Luke's Community House

Deliver hot, nutritious meals and a friendly visit to seniors and home bound individuals living in West Nashville. 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. To learn more and fill out the application, click here.

Retail Volunteers

This 'n That Thrift Shop

This 'n That Thrift Shop provides essential support to St. Luke's Community House. They have reopened for business but need more volunteers to be able to operate their regular hours.

For more information, please contact Ron Watson at 615-292-4032 or thisnthatthrift@comcast.net.

Food Bank

St. Luke's Community House

Help pack food and unload boxes. 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. To learn more and fill out the application, click here.

Food Pantry Volunteer

The Branch of Nashville

The Branch of Nashville is looking for food pantry volunteers. This is a great opportunity for families as children as young as 10 can volunteer if accompanied by an adult. There is a 2 hour minimum time commitment. Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-4pm and Saturday 10am-2pm. For more information and to sign up, click here.