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Wherever you live in Middle Tennessee, you can LEARN, SHARE, VOLUNTEER, DONATE, AND ADVOCATE to help students stay on the path to graduation. Take the next step and click on your county below to choose an opportunity to support youth in your community.


Cannon County

Cannon County School District
To volunteer, contact your local school for opportunities and more info.

Hands on Nashville
A one-stop-shop for a variety of volunteer opportunities; Offers a variety of Youth Mentoring opportunities at a variety of different non-profit organizations. Options vary frequently.

Tennessee PTA
Connect with your local PTA organization to find out how you can get involved at your neighborhood school

YMCA of Middle Tennessee
Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices, and the pursuit of higher education and goals.

Books from Birth
Provides preschool children with access to free books. To find out how to get involved in your area, contact your local Books from Birth representative.

Cheatham County

Cheatham County School System
Contact your school district to find out how you can be involved.

Tennessee PTA
Connect with your local PTA organization to find out how you can get involved at your neighborhood school

YMCA of Middle Tennessee
Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices, and the pursuit of higher education and goals.

Books from Birth
Provides preschool children with access to free books. To find out how to get involved in your area, contact your local Books from Birth representative.

Clarksville/Montgomery County

Clarksville/Montgomery County School District
To volunteer, contact your local school for opportunities and more info.

Hands on Nashville
A one-stop-shop for a variety of volunteer opportunities; Offers a variety of Youth Mentoring opportunities at a variety of different non-profit organizations. Options vary frequently.

Tennessee PTA
Connect with your local PTA organization to find out how you can get involved at your neighborhood school

YMCA of Middle Tennessee
Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices, and the pursuit of higher education and goals.

Books from Birth
Provides preschool children with access to free books. To find out how to get involved in your area, contact your local Books from Birth representative.

Clarksville/Montgomery County School District
To volunteer, contact your local school for opportunities and more info.

Davidson County

Alignment Nashville
Brings together community organizations and resources to support Nashville’s youth in a variety of ways. Contact them if your organization would like to be involved.

Book 'em
Read to classrooms or one-on-one with a child; organize a book drive; organize books to give away to Title 1 Metro schools or at programs that serve low-income children.

Pencil Foundation
Opportunities for everyone, regardless of interests or schedule, to help Nashville children succeed in school.

Impact Nashville
One-on-one reading projects with K-2nd graders who are in the 25-50% quartile of their classmates (Among other hands-on opportunities at Nashville's highest need public schools)

Tennessee PTA
Connect with your local PTA organization to find out how you can get involved at your neighborhood school.

Conexion Americas
For both English and Spanish speakers. Teach an English as a Second Language class; Participate in a language exchange program; Read with an English learner student at a local school.

Nashville International Center for Empowerment
Be a Youth Mentor, English Teacher, English Tutor or GED Teacher.

Hands On Nashville
A one-stop-shop for a variety of volunteer opportunities; Offers a variety of Youth Mentoring opportunities at a variety of different non-profit organizations. Options vary frequently.

YMCA of Middle Tennessee
Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices, and the pursuit of higher education and goals.

Nashville Public Library
Work with Teens and Children throughout the system at library events, story times, school trips and more. Placement based on availability and skills.

Books from Birth
Provides preschool children with access to free books. To find out how to get involved in your area, contact your local Books from Birth representative.

United Way of Nashville
Reading mentors, tutors and other volunteer opportunities available. Opportunities vary based on need.

Dickson County

Dickson County School District
To get involved, contact your local school

Dickson County Chamber of Commerce, Education Edge
Partner local business and schools to increase community involvement in education. Offers a variety of reading, mentoring and tutoring programs.

Tennessee PTA
Connect with your local PTA organization to find out how you can get involved at your neighborhood school

YMCA of Middle Tennessee
Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices, and the pursuit of higher education and goals.

Books from Birth
Provides preschool children with access to free books. To find out how to get involved in your area, contact your local Books from Birth representative.

Rutherford County

Rutherford County School System
Mentoring Program volunteer opportunities. Contact your district or local school for more info.

Hands on Nashville
A one-stop-shop for a variety of volunteer opportunities; Offers a variety of Youth Mentoring opportunities at a variety of different non-profit organizations. Options vary frequently.

Tennessee PTA
Connect with your local PTA organization to find out how you can get involved at your neighborhood school

YMCA of Middle Tennessee
Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices, and the pursuit of higher education and goals.

Books from Birth
Provides preschool children with access to free books. To find out how to get involved in your area, contact your local Books from Birth representative.

Sumner County

Sumner County School System
Contact your school district to find out how you can be involved.

United Way of Sumner County
Tutoring and Mentoring opportunities as available

Literacy Council
Provide tutoring services to children and youth.

Tennessee PTA
Connect with your local PTA organization to find out how you can get involved at your neighborhood school

YMCA of Middle Tennessee
Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices, and the pursuit of higher education and goals.

Books from Birth
Provides preschool children with access to free books. To find out how to get involved in your area, contact your local Books from Birth representative.

Williamson County

Williamson County School System
Fill out the volunteer application form and contact your school district to find out how you can be involved.

Literacy Council
Provide tutoring services to children and youth.

Franklin Special School District
Volunteer needs are school based. If interested, contact a school directly.

United Way Williamson County
Reading mentors, tutors and other volunteer opportunities available. Opportunities vary based on need.

Tennessee PTA
Connect with your local PTA organization to find out how you can get involved at your neighborhood school

YMCA of Middle Tennessee
Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices, and the pursuit of higher education and goals.

Books from Birth
Provides preschool children with access to free books. To find out how to get involved in your area, contact your local Books from Birth representative.

Wilson County

Wilson County School System
Contact your school to find out how you can be involved.

United Way of Wilson County
Reading mentors, tutors and other volunteer opportunities available. Opportunities vary based on need.

Tennessee PTA
Connect with your local PTA organization to find out how you can get involved at your neighborhood school

YMCA of Middle Tennessee
Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices, and the pursuit of higher education and goals.

Books from Birth
Provides preschool children with access to free books. To find out how to get involved in your area, contact your local Books from Birth representative.