Tennessee Promise

Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering with one of the organizations shown in the table or incorporating a project into one of your classes please contact Joy Heath at 901-333-4609.

Note: All of the Organization links shown in the table will open in a new window.

Volunteer Opportunities
Organization Opportunities
911 Day of Service
  • Pledge to serve others for a few hours
Alton Elementary
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
Brinkley Heights Urban Academy
  • Elementary tutoring
  • Adult/peer mentoring
  • Fundraising
  • Tour of Southwest Campus for fifth graders
Common Ground
  • Participate or facilitate small group discussions on race relations in Memphis
Door of Hope
  • Help people work through the bureaucracy of social services programs
  • Writing classes
Grow Memphis
  • Community gardening
  • Create resource book
  • Administrative/organizational help
Junior Achievement
  • In-school curriculum
  • JA Biztown
Memphis Center for Independent Living
  • Updating databases
  • Phone banking
  • Community garden
Memphis City Schools
  • Volunteer one hour per week to tutor students in grades K-3, for more information please call 901-416-5732
Memphis Literacy Corps
  • Tutoring in Reading and Math
Student Activities and Multicultural Affairs
  • Fall Food Drive
  • Christmas Angel Tree