WE NEED YOUR HELP

VOLUNTEER

Our PLACE relies on the generosity of community members like you to maintain a 1:4 ratio of caregivers to participants while keeping tuition fees as low as possible. If you can offer four to eight hours per week of your time, we will thoroughly train and support you. Although volunteers directly involved with clients are on-site for their entire session, many of these assignments require minimal time at the facility; for instance, "planning, developing, arranging for" can be done primarily at home. Please look below to see the activities needed. Like clients and paid staff, volunteers must provide proof of vaccination to be in the building. Also, please note, if volunteer activities inside Our PLACE with clients - versus work outside or from home - is expected to amount to 36 or more hours per year, the State requires that the volunteer have a criminal background check (provided by the State of Tennessee). ​
 

Please fill out this application indicating your area of interest.

Activities:

 

  • Facilities Decorator: Bulletin Boards, displays for seasonal and participant activities.

  • Pet Therapy Coordinator: Arrange and schedule pet therapy visits.

  • Music Program Coordinator: Arrange for guest performers / musical programs. 

  • Arts and Crafts Coordinator: Bring in guests with special craft skills.

Client Care

  • Activities Assistant: Work directly with the participants under the supervision of the Activities Manager and Executive Director.

  • Gardner: Work with participants in raised beds to grow flowers or vegetables. 

  • Occupational Activities: Plan for activities that men might particularly relate to  such as build, with participants birdhouses; or inspect water heater & plumbing; etc. 

Administrative -

  • Clerical Assistant: Provide administrative support to the Executive Director.

  • Marketing Assistant: Take pictures, update our Facebook page and other social media.

  • Legal Consultant: Review documents and policies for legal compliance.

  • Webmaster: WIX format. Update and modify website information as needed. 

Special -

  • Fundraising Team Member.

  • Building Maintenance.

  • Lawn Care / Landscaping.

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