Volunteering at BCN

Our volunteers, who play a critical role at BCN, devote their time and energy to assist us in serving others. Ongoing volunteer opportunities are listed below. Please call (615)329-3386 for additional information. Volunteer needs do change on a regular basis. (If volunteering for children or youth programs, as well as Meals on Wheels, background checks are required).

 

2017-2018 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES at BETHLEHEM CENTERS OF NASHVILLE

Customer Service Ambassador

Date: Monday- Friday

Time: 9:00am-2:00pm

Targeted Clients: All Customers

Description: The Customer Service ambassador will greet customers and callers who inquire about services offered at BCN.

Number of Volunteers Needed:  2-4 hour shifts available/may vary based on need

Responsibilities: Greet customers and directs them to appropriate BCN and Family Resource Center services. Other duties may include light typing, filing, copying, sorting and shredding.

Contact Person: Contact: Steve Fleming at (615) 329-3386 Ext. 230

 

Meals On Wheels Volunteer Drivers

Date: Monday- Friday

Time: 10:30AM-1:00 PM

Targeted Clients: Elderly Homebound Seniors Ages 65 +

Description: Volunteer Drivers will pick up cooked meals from host Churches and deliver meals to elderly citizens on designated routes in North Nashville Zip Code Areas 37203, 37208 and 37218.

Number of Volunteers Needed: 4-5 Volunteers Daily M-F

Responsibilities: Deliver meals to Elderly Citizens in North Nashville Area.

Contact Person: Keva Leonard at (615) 329-3386 Ext. 233

 

Program: Slammin’ Jammin’ Summer Enrichment Camp ( Grades K-4th)

Date: Monday- Friday, June 4-July 27, 2018

Time: 7:30 am-5:00 pm

Targeted Clients: Children in Kindergarten- 4th Grade

Description: Academic Enrichment, Interactive Education Games, Sports, Team Challenges, Field Trips, Swimming, Lunch and Snacks, Nutritional Education Program, Arts and Crafts, Character Education, Physical Education, Campus Garden and More.

Number of Volunteers Needed: Volunteer Teacher’s Assistants (3-5 daily) to assist with 25-50 children in Grades K-4th.

Responsibilities: Assist with teaching, tutoring and implementing summer camp activities. Help chaperone field trips and assist with activities.

Contact Person: Steve Fleming (615) 329-3386 ext. 230

 

Program: Slammin’ Jammin’ Summer Enrichment Camp (Grades 5th-10th)

Date: Monday- Friday, June 4-July 27, 2018

Time: 7:30am-5:00pm

Targeted Clients: Youth in 5th-10th Grade

Description: Academic Enrichment, Interactive Education Games, Sports, Team Challenges, Field Trips, Swimming, Lunch and Snacks, Nutritional Education Program, Arts and Crafts, Character Education, Physical Education ,Health and Fitness, Alcohol/Drug prevention education, mentoring and recreation, self-esteem education, Campus Garden and Social Skills

Number of Volunteers Needed: Volunteer Teacher’s Assistants (3-5 daily) to assist with 25-50 youth in 5th-10th Grade.

Responsibilities: Assist with teaching, tutoring and implementing summer camp activities. Help chaperone field trips and assist with activities

Contact Person: Contact: Steve Fleming at (615) 329-3386 ext.230

 

Program: Vocational Success Institute Program (VSI)

Date: Monday- Friday, May 29-July 13, 2018

Time: 9:00am-1:00pm

Targeted Clients: Youth (14-16 Years Old)

Description: VSI is a Job-Readiness Skill and Career Training and Development Program. The VSI program also provides an opportunity for participants to complete 1-week of Job-Readiness Training and Service Learning and a 5-week Job-shadowing/Experience Work Internship.

Number of Volunteers Needed: 1-2 Volunteers who can provide workshops around Job-Readiness Skills, Career Development and Planning and Workforce Preparation.

Responsibilities: Assist VSI Staff with implementing Job Readiness Skills and Workforce Development Tracts, Coaching and Mentoring (North Nashville) Youth.

Contact Person: Steve Fleming or VSI Staff at (615) 329-3386 ext. 230

 

Program: Bethlehem STARS After-School Program Grades K-4th

Date: Monday – Thursday (August 2017-May 2018 academic year)

Time: 4-6pm

Targeted Clients: Students in Grades K-4

Description: Tutoring, Health and Fitness, Alcohol/Drug prevention education, mentoring and recreation, self-esteem education and social skills

Number of Volunteers Needed: Tutors, Staff Assistants (3-4) daily) on Mondays-Thursdays during the School Year.

Responsibilities: Assist with teaching, tutoring and implementing after school program activities.

Contact Person: Contact: Steve Fleming at (615) 329-3386 ext.230

 

Program: Bethlehem STARS After-School Program Grades 5th-12th

Date: Thursday (August 2017-May 2018 academic year)

Time: 4-6pm

Targeted Clients: Students in Grades 5-12, NAZA Afterschool Program

Description: Tutoring, Health and Fitness, Alcohol/Drug prevention education, mentoring and recreation, self-esteem education and social skills

Number of Volunteers Needed: Tutors, Staff Assistants (3-4 daily) on Mondays-Thursdays during the School Year.

Responsibilities: Assist with teaching, tutoring, literacy and implementing after school program activities.

Contact Person: Contact: Steve Fleming at (615) 329-3386 ext.230

 

Program: Fall Festival/ Halloween Party

Date: Tues. Oct 31, 2017

Time: 5-7PM

Targeted Clients: Children and Families of North Nashville

Description: Fall Festival and Halloween Party will consist of Carnival-style games, resource booths and refreshments for an estimated 500 people

Number of Volunteers Needed: Need (15) Volunteers

Responsibilities: Volunteers will help operate carnival games, serve refreshments, face painting, help pass out Goodie bags and help with light clean-up duties.

Contact Person: Contact: Steve Fleming at (615) 329-3386 ext.230

 

Program: Christmas Toy Store

Date: December 12-14, 2017 (Seasonal)

Time: 10:00am-2:00pm

Targeted Clients: Ages 0-12 Years Old

Description: Holiday service for North Nashville families residing in Zip Codes 37203 and 37203.

Number of Volunteers Needed: 4-6 per day, Mailing, Registration, Data Input, Set-up, Break-down

Responsibilities: Assist with packaging solicitation letters, Intake recipients information, Input information in data base for each intake, Assist with the set up of items in gymnasium, Assist with taking down items –closing

Contact Person(s): Denotra Sneed at (615) 329-3386 or Steve Fleming (615) 329-3386 ext. 230