Nashville Volunteer Activities
Friendship Partner: to help a new refugee adapt and adjust to American life by teaching them English and providing friendship, advice, and companionship; take refugees on field trips to the mall, parks, movies, local events, etc. Minimum commitment of 2-4 hrs per week for at least three months.
English Tutor: visit a refugee family 2 times a week to help them learn basic English (training provided).
Event Fundraising Coordinator: organize and implement fundraising initiatives to raise support and awareness for World Relief and meet the growing, physical and financial needs of refugees
- Welcome Kit Coordinator: organize and collect “needed items” by hosting item drives
- Host a fundraising event like a carwash, cookie swap, musical event, yard sale, silent auction, costume party, etc. Be creative!
*Please e-mail the volunteer coordinator for more information on hosting a fundraising event: email@example.com.
Set-up Crew: set-up homes for newly arrived refugees pick-up donated furniture and deliver items to the apartment or house being prepared for newly arrived refugees; various times Mon-Friday. No minimum commitment.
BusTraining: help newly-arrived refugees navigate the Metro Bus System
Journey Program: Come help during our after school program for refugee youth. Contact Lynsey Auman at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
REACH Program: Volunteer with our refugee professionals and help them reach their career goals. Contact Betsy Pipher at email@example.com for more details.
Panera Liason: pick-up Panera Bread’s “Day-end Doughnation” on Monday evenings between 8:45PM and 9PM, sort it, and deliver to our office by Thursday morning to provide lunch for brand new arrivals during refugee orientation. Minimum commitment of once a month.
Office Worker: assist World Relief Staff with general clerical duties; no minimum commitment. (any time/day of the standard business week Mon-Fri)
Road Runner: to transport refugees to various appointments and meetings- day-time availability only; will only be able to provide 1 day to one week advance notice.
Creative Specialist: create program brochures, videos, and other advertising materials to publicize our mission, giving opportunities, and programs
Giving: Financial contributions can be made online at www.worldrelief.org/nashville, or you may call Elizabeth Timbs, development coordinator, at (615) 833-7735, Ext. 202, for more information.
Prayer: Prayer is the foundation for all we do at World Relief. Your prayers for our clients and staff are greatly appreciated.
For questions, contact Robin Snyder, Volunteer Coordinator
at firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-833-7735 ext. 241.