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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

Organization: Contact: Organizational Needs:

Amedisys Hospice 
665 Highway 68 Suite B
Sweetwater, TN 37874

Martha Dodge, Volunteer Coordinator
(423) 435-2226

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

Becky Duncan
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

Kellie Walker, Director

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
Volunteers are needed to sort food. We especially need volunteers with strong backs, able to carry boxes weighing over 20 pounds. 

Gentiva Hospice
645 S Main Street, suite 102
Crossville, TN 38555

Elisa Evans, Volunteer Coordinator

Gentiva Hospice is looking for companionship volunteers to offer their time and availability to give back to those who need it. Companionship volunteers are an important part of hospice services and provide so much to those on services.

If you are searching for a way to make a difference in the lives of others, you belong here. Hospice volunteers are a valuable part of our care team. Based on your interests and preferences, receive specific volunteer training to help improve the quality of life for others. Our office covers 3 counties in TN- Cumberland, Bledsoe, and Fentress.

From providing companionship, to running errands, you can choose how to service and how often! Here are a few examples of how our companionship volunteers serve:

Hold a hand, share a story
Send a card
Listen, read, or sing
Make gifts for patients
Play games
Run errands or perform light housekeeping
Share flowers, bake, or garden
Make phone calls
Attend community events

Manna House Ministries 
PO Box 962
Jamestown, TN 38556


Billy Webb

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. 




John N Brown • (865) 354-3000 ext. 5050 • Click name for email address

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