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Fentress County - Volunteer Opportunities

Fentress County - Volunteer Opportunities

If you are a nonprofit organization or agency involved in charity work and wish to be added to this list, contact John Brown at brownjn2@roanestate.edu.

Organization: Contact: Organizational Needs:
     

Amedisys Hospice 
665 Highway 68 Suite B
Sweetwater, TN 37874


http://www.amedisys.com/

Martha Dodge, Volunteer Coordinator
(423) 435-2226
martha.dodge
@amedisys.com

We are a hospice agency operating in all nine counties of RSCC's service area. Some volunteer opportunities include:

 * Visiting patients to provide companionship – at home, in a nursing home or assisted living.
 * Bereavement services, visits and projects with families after the death of a loved one.
 * Providing music or other entertainment choices for a patient.
 * Spiritual support and interaction– scripture, music, prayer, etc.
 * Photographic projects – DVD’s or picture’s.
 * Veteran to Veteran Volunteers.
 * Recording life stories or writing life stories for patients.
 * Oral history projects.
 * Craft Projects with patients or for patients 
 * Helping plan celebrations – birthday, anniversary, etc.
 * Community education and outreach.
 * Opportunities to use sign language.
 * Reading to patients who have poor vision or no vision.
 * Games and other activities with patients. 
 * Handyman or woman projects.
 * Writing letters and other correspondence for patients.
 * Scrapbooking and memory books.
 * Specialized projects for patients with Dementia and Alzheimer’s
 * Art projects for patients and families.
 * Errands, caregiver respite and caregiver support.

Best Friends Sanctuary
346 Volunteer Dr
Jamestown, TN 38556

https://www.facebook.com
/bfsjamestown

Becky Duncan
931-267-1690
duncan4@twlakes.net
Best Friends Sanctuary Inc. is dedicated to helping to reduce the stray animal population in Jamestown, TN. Volunteers are needed to help with cleaning the animal shelter, bathing dogs, cleaning cages, doing laundry, and other tasks. 

Boys and Girls Club of Fentress County
1024 Old Jamestown Hwy
Jamestown, TN 38556

931-752-7671 (ask for volunteer coordinator) Volunteer needs vary depending on the season and projects available, but often involve working with children and organizating supplies. Please call and ask for the volunteer coordinator for more details.

Fentress County Children's Center
340 W Central Ave
Jamestown, TN 38556

https://www.facebook.com/
Fentress-County-Childrens-Center-122373650751/

Kellie Walker, Director
423-215-9125
KellieAsberry@highland.net

The Fentress County Children’s Center, a child advocacy center, is dedicated to providing a coordinated interagency, multi-disciplinary team approach to child physical and sexual abuse and address the legal, medical, and mental health needs of the child and non-offending family members within a less traumatizing environment than was previously available. These essential and crucial services are provided in a home like, child friendly, atmosphere designed to reduce the trauma and stress of the child victim. The center further strives to prevent the physical and sexual abuse of children through the implementation of innovative and creative education programs for children and adults.

Volunteers are needed to help organize fundraisers, answering phones, and to help around the center with various needs. 

Fentress County Food Pantry
511 Fairgrounds Rd
Jamestown, TN 38556

Art Kufrovich
931-879-5977
Volunteers are needed to sort food. We especially need volunteers with strong backs, able to carry boxes weighing over 20 pounds. 

Fentress Co. Historical Society
1726 Pennsylvania Ave
Allardt, TN 38504

http://
fentresscountyhistoricalsociety
.org/

Tom Potter, President
931-879-3006
615-403-5125
The Fentress County Historical Society is looking for volunteers to assist with county records research and restoration, and organizing of records. We also need volunteers for other tasks. Contact us for more information. 

Manna House Ministries 
PO Box 962
Jamestown, TN 38556

http://www.
mannahouseministries.com

Billy Webb
931-752-7075
billywebb2222@gmail.com

Manna House Ministries is an outreach resource ministry for those suffering in the bondage of addiction. We have a vision to bring the Gospel message of Jesus Christ to those suffering from this bondage. We are dedicated to finding the appropriate treatment options for those seeking to overcome their addictions.

Manna House is constructing a new facility, and volunteers are needed for labor. Volunteers may also be needed for other tasks; please contact for details. 

     

 

Contact: 

John N Brown • (865) 354-3000 ext. 5050 • brownjn2@roanestate.edu

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