Engage with your community and better yourself as a leader in the process. Volunteering not only supports others but is mutually beneficial for students allowing them to gain new skills, perspectives, and opportunities for experiential learning.
Where to Volunteer
Students can contact any of the standing partnerships below or visit the virtual cork board for recent additions and date specific opportunities.
Point of Contact: Amy Walter, Volunteer & Community Engagement Coordinator
Cheekwood features both a spectacular Botanical Garden as well as a Museum of Art housed in the original family mansion built in the early 30’s. Volunteers can support annual events, weekly programs or visitor services. Students Can Volunteer once, or in an on-going capacity. Proof of vaccination required, as well as accordance with COVID guidelines (wearing masks indoors) required.
Point of Contact: Aieshia Johnson, 615-307-4679
Feed the Children is one of the world’s leading anti-hunger organizations and brings caring individuals together to create a world where no child goes to bed hungry. At Feed the Children, volunteers pack-age food boxes or personal care boxes, whether a disaster strikes or there is a need in a community.
How to Make the Most of Your Volunteer Experience
Complete one of four S.O.A.R. tasks by volunteering for a service project you're passionate about for three hours. Accomplish the other three categories of S.O.A.R. by:
- Engaging with the campus community by being a member of a club, working in an office, or joining an honor society.
- Desigining a SMART goal to support you achieving personal or academic milestones.
Learn more information about the S.O.A.R. Student Leadership Program and sign upas a new member.