Park Center welcomes compassionate volunteers (ages 18 and over) who want to make a difference in the lives of people who have mental illness and substance use disorders
To sign up for updates on volunteer opportunities, click here.
To inquire about internship opportunities, click here.
To apply to join a Park Center Board Committee, click here.
How Can You Help?
Volunteer opportunities listed below are types of activities at Park Center.
- Tutoring in math and reading
- Lunch Buddies - eating lunch with a member on a weekly basis
- Offering your expertise in yoga, music, art, knitting, etc.
- Group volunteer activities: gather a group of your friends or co-workers (up to 15 people) to assist with larger tasks such as painting, landscaping, organizing the warehouse, etc. Group activities should be scheduled as least one (1) month in advance by contacting us at or 615.242.3576, ext. 111.
Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities
Recurring Opportunity: Administrative Volunteer
We are seeking 1-2 volunteers to help us with administrative tasks including office organization, assisting with mailings, and more. We will host volunteers at our 186 North First Street location on Wednesdays from 12:00 - 3:00 pm. For more information and to sign up, .
Community Warehouse Volunteers
Quarterly, we will host volunteers to help clean up, organize and support the work of our Homeless Outreach Team with the Community Warehouse which houses items we provide to individuals experiencing homelessness in our community.
Upcoming Internship Opportunities
Homeless Outreach Team Intern
Students seeking a bachelors-level for social work. Students will be able to complete SOAR claims and learn the process of street outreach. Students will gain a broad understanding and direct fieldwork helping individuals experiencing homelessness in our community.
IT Team Intern
Students with any IT-related focus may apply for a variety of positions, including network administration, business application and workflow development, and cybersecurity awareness and training. We can host full-time students only.