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Star Spangled Goalball tournament (GYM SET UP)

We will need people to help set up the gym for the tournament. We are looking for volunteers of all abilities to help us ensure our Star-Spangled Goalball Tournament is a huge success this summer. The tournament is July 19 – 21st 2019 at the TN School for the Blind and Donelson Christian Academy. We are recruiting volunteers to help throughout the weekend. You can register for one or more 4-hour slots to help us out, while you get to watch teams from around the country compete for the Golden Prize.

Nashville, TN

7/19/19 4:00 PM

Star Spangled Goalball tournament Day 1 (Table and goal judges)

We will need people to help run the score table and goal judges to help shag the ball after the ball goes out of bounds We are looking for volunteers of all abilities to help us ensure our Star-Spangled Goalball Tournament is a huge success this summer. The tournament is July 19 – 21st 2019 at the TN School for the Blind and Donelson Christian Academy. We are recruiting volunteers to help throughout the weekend. You can register for one or more 4-hour slots to help us out, while you get to watch teams from around the country compete for the Golden Prize. The mission of the Tennessee Association of Blind Athletes is to enhance the lives and overall health of all blind and visually-impaired people of Tennessee; to promote physical fitness through world-class athletic opportunities and recreational activities; to create more opportunities for blind and visually impaired individuals, enhancing their lives and educating the public on their exceptional athletic abilities.

Nashville, TN

7/19/19 4:00 PM

Bilingual Spanish - Digital Inclusion Outreach Assistant - HFF

***MUST BE BILINGUAL SPANISH TO ASSIST WITH THIS OPPORTUNITY*** Do you enjoy working with technology? Are you interested in helping adults learn how to use a computer or mobile device? We are seeking volunteers to help with Nashville Public Library’s Digital Inclusion Outreach Program. The volunteer(s) will work with a staffer to assist seniors with basic digital literacy skills in classes such as Email, Intro to the Internet, Intro to Social Media, Microsoft Office products and NPL online resources for Spanish speakers. Classes will consist of primarily seniors, with 5-10 students per class. Patience is a must for anyone who is interested in helping. Location: Hispanic Family Foundation. We look forward to hearing from you! Thanks!

Nashville, TN

7/19/19 5:45 PM +more

Star Spangled Goalball tournament Day 2 (Table and goal judges)

The tasks for this shift are needing to help run the score table and help shag balls when they go out of bounds during a game. We are looking for volunteers of all abilities to help us ensure our Star-Spangled Goalball Tournament is a huge success this summer. The tournament is July 19 – 21st 2019. We are recruiting volunteers to help throughout the weekend. You can register for one or more 4-hour slots to help us out, while you get to watch teams from around the country compete for the Golden Prize. The mission of the Tennessee Association of Blind Athletes is to enhance the lives and overall health of all blind and visually-impaired people of Tennessee; to promote physical fitness through world-class athletic opportunities and recreational activities; to create more opportunities for blind and visually impaired individuals, enhancing their lives and educating the public on their exceptional athletic abilities.

Nashville, TN

7/20/19 8:30 AM

Barista!

Do you have some coffee making skills and a desire to make people happy? Then join us on Saturday mornings and be the most popular volunteer here!! We love being able to offer our guests seeking food assistance a fancy coffee or espresso while they wait to shop for their groceries. If you can work our donated fancy coffee machine (A Incanto Classic) and a Keurig then we need you!!! You'll meet the most amazing people and become a part of our very special family. The shift is 9-1. All volunteers park at 25th and Clarksville Hwy in the CitiTrends parking lot and walk 1 block to our building. The Little Pantry That Could provides produce and shelf stable items free of charge on a weekly basis to anyone in need. There are no questions asked – there is no judgment.

Nashville, TN

7/20/19 9:00 AM +more

Volunteer Medicare Counselor Training Workshops - July

Do you enjoy working with older adults or people with disabilities? Would you like to help people save money on their prescription and health care cost? Would you enjoy helping others navigate their way through the Medicare enrollment process? If that is you, then this FREE training is right for you. The Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC) is part of a national network of State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP). GNRC counselors provide free, confidential, unbiased information to Medicare beneficiaries, their representatives, and those who will soon be eligible for Medicare. In the training you will learn how to provide counseling to Medicare beneficiaries and their families, and be able to help them feel confident about their health insurance decisions. We will cover all of the parts of Medicare, supplement plans, drug plans, along with low income assistance programs that help with the cost of Medicare as well as the application process for each of them. We will discuss how to prevent and report Medicare fraud and abuse and discuss counseling and presenting strategies. Once you have completed the training you will be certified to counsel beneficiaries on their Medicare options and able to help beneficiaries during Medicare Open Enrollment from October through December each year. To start your journey as a SHIP volunteer you will shadow other certified volunteers or staff members until you feel completely confident and comfortable to provide counseling on your own. Training will be help on July 13 & 20, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm each day To receive the full counseling certification volunteers must attend both training days. For your convenience lunch will be provided during the training. In order to have an accurate amount of materials, supplies and food for everyone RSVP for this event is required. If you would like to attend or have questions please contact Rebecca Nofi through the email link below. Please note: All Volunteer Medicare Counselors are certified to give free, unbiased information to beneficiaries and their families so they can make educated decisions about their health care options. In order to meet this standard, we are unable to award certification to anyone that is employed by and insurance agency, company or service, or is in a position to sell insurance products.

Nashville, TN

7/20/19 9:00 AM

Seasonal Garden Prep (Saturday)

Community is an important part of the Bell Garden! Join us as we prepare the garden for the current growing season. The garden serves as teaching and learning lab for volunteers, students of Bellevue Middle Prep, and our community! The garden runs on volunteer power, no experience is necessary. Feel free to come just to learn more about gardening or share your experience. As a volunteer, you will help: Sow and harvest plants as needed Water and weed existing garden rows Prepare garden beds for planting Work in our greenhouse Tend our chicken flock Canning/ Preserving To prepare for volunteering: Please wear closed toed shoes/boots and clothes you don't mind getting dirty. We will also have all the tools you need. We have a climate controlled classroom for breaks. We do not cancel due to rain. Bring a rain coat. Sometimes we have indoor activities. Most importantly: bring a water bottle, hydration is vital! We have a refrigerator to keep drinks cold. About the Bell Garden: The garden serves as a learning space for students, volunteers, and the community to grow food; learn about healthy eating choices; and gain an understanding of food access in our community. Volunteers can take the harvest home.

Nashville, TN

7/20/19 9:00 AM +more

Thriftsmart Nashville

Volunteers are needed to help sort, code, hang, and organize clothing, household goods, and miscellaneous items at the ThriftSmart location in Nashville. If you have donations of clothing or shoes, ThriftSmart certainly welcomes your donation. All volunteers under the age of 18 are required to bring a signed Volunteer Release Form with them to each project. Dress Code: Please wear clothing that is appropriate for a family oriented store. For your safety shoes must be closed toe and closed heel. Make sure to sign in when you arrive in order to receive credit. We take our volunteering opportunities very seriously. We expect the same from you. Therefore we have set some guidelines in place for all who wish to volunteer: Please arrive on time. We will not accept late volunteers. If you are late, you will be asked to sign up for another day and time slot. We encourage minimal use of cell phones while volunteering. Should an emergency arise, please step away from your volunteering duties to use your cell phone. Please arrive ready to work as though you are attending a regular paid job. If, for some reason, you are unable to perform the tasks that are assigned to you, we will place you in another area with a different task if available. If you are unwilling to perform the tasks that are asked of you, you may be dismissed. We expect you to take your volunteer duties seriously. We look forward to seeing you! This project does not qualify for court ordered community service hours.

Nashville, TN

7/20/19 9:00 AM +more

Join The Little Pantry Family

Join us each Saturday to assist our guests who come to shop at The Little Pantry. You will be able to work one-on-one with our shoppers and truly make a difference. Each week we provide groceries, free of charge, to approximately 200 families. Prepare to have fun and become a part of the LP Family! **ALL VOLUNTEER PARKING IS 1 BLOCK AWAY SO PLEASE PLAN TO ARRIVE EARLY** See your reminder email or team captain (if coming as a group) for exact parking location. Please understand that the volunteer shift is 9-1 so please plan to arrive on time for orientation and stay the whole shift. Without YOU we aren't able to assist our families.

Nashville, TN

7/20/19 9:00 AM +more

Glencliff Garden: Maintenance & Preparation

Join us as we care for the Glencliff High School garden, a teaching and learning hub for volunteers, students, and community partners! Project Details: Whether you're curious about gardening, or an expert green thumb, this garden project is for you! As a volunteer, you will help: Sow and harvest plants as needed Water and weed existing garden rows Prepare garden beds for planting And more! No experience necessary (but if you've got it, we'll certainly put it to use!) All volunteers under the age of 18 are required to bring a signed Volunteer Release Form with them to each project What to Bring/Wear: Sturdy closed-toed shoes like old sneakers or boots are required Be sure to wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty Water will be provided, but please bring your own water bottle in efforts to reduce the amount of waste we generate on the farm We'll have all the tools you'll need right on site. About the Glencliff Garden: The garden serves as a vibrant resource for students and volunteers to grow gardening skills, learn about healthy eating choices and gain an understanding of food access in our community, as well as create an effective learning environment for students at Glencliff. Learn more.

Nashville, TN

7/20/19 10:00 AM +more

Star Spangled Goalball tournament (lunch helpers)

We will be needing help prepping lunch, transporting and help serve lunch to the athletes, coaches, and others involved with the tournaments. We are looking for volunteers of all abilities to help us ensure our Star-Spangled Goalball Tournament is a huge success this summer. The tournament is July 19 – 21st 2019. We are recruiting volunteers to help throughout the weekend. You can register for one or more 4-hour slots to help us out, while you get to watch teams from around the country compete for the Golden Prize. The mission of the Tennessee Association of Blind Athletes is to enhance the lives and overall health of all blind and visually-impaired people of Tennessee; to promote physical fitness through world-class athletic opportunities and recreational activities; to create more opportunities for blind and visually impaired individuals, enhancing their lives and educating the public on their exceptional athletic abilities.

Nashville, TN

7/20/19 11:00 AM

Star Spangled Goalball tournament Day 2 (Afternoon table and goal judges)

We are looking for people to help run the scores table and to help shag balls as they go out of bounds during a game. We are looking for volunteers of all abilities to help us ensure our Star-Spangled Goalball Tournament is a huge success this summer. The tournament is July 19 – 21st 2019. We are recruiting volunteers to help throughout the weekend. You can register for one or more 4-hour slots to help us out, while you get to watch teams from around the country compete for the Golden Prize. The mission of the Tennessee Association of Blind Athletes is to enhance the lives and overall health of all blind and visually-impaired people of Tennessee; to promote physical fitness through world-class athletic opportunities and recreational activities; to create more opportunities for blind and visually impaired individuals, enhancing their lives and educating the public on their exceptional athletic abilities.

Nashville, TN

7/20/19 12:00 PM

We're proud to be part of a city that highly values helping others.

According to the Corporation for National and Community Service’s
2016 "Volunteering and Civic Life in America" report, Nashville has
been ranked 34th among the nation’s 51 largest cities for volunteerism – demonstrating the continued commitment of our community's culture
of service. Hands On Nashville is proud to help foster this positive
behavior and to make it easy for residents to engage in meaningful service.

 

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