Community Partners

The Office of Career Placement, Cooperative Education and Service Learning is establishing and developing relationships with the following agencies:

#1 Volunteer Fire Department

Representative:

Craig Erlewine

Contact:

(615) 405 - 7938
1314 Douglas Bend Road
Gallatin, TN
cerlewine@numberonefire.org
www.numberonefire.org

Babb Center

Representative:

Ray Cleek

Contact:

(615) 824 - 3772
105 Music Village Blvd.
Hendersonville, TN
rcleek@babbcenter.org
www.babbcenter.org

Beyond the Limits, An Autism Resource Connection

Beyond the Limits
Representative:

Nan Pazdro

Contact:

(615) 870-7842
29 Industrial Park Dr. Suite 101
Hendersonville, TN
Beyondthelimits@comcast.net

Books From Birth of Middle Tennessee

Representative:

Cathy Riviere

Contact:

(615) 936 - 3737
3401 West End Ave. suite 460W
Nashville, TN 37203
cathy.riviere@vanderbilt.edu

Needs:

Creative ideas for fundraising.

Children Are People

Fred Bailey
Representative:

Fred Bailey or Susan Superczynski

Contact:

(615) 230-5702
117 E. Winchester St.
Gallatin, TN
childreninc@bellsouth.net
www.childrenarepeople.net

Needs:

Tutoring volunteers for all grade levels; ACT test preparation instructor; and computer/tech support for computer room.

C.H.O.I.C.E.S. program at Beech High School

Representative:

Ms. Patti Daniels

Contact:

(615) 824 - 6200
3126 Long Hollow Pike
Hendersonville, TN 37075
Patti.daniels@sumnerschools.org

Compass

Representative:

Melissa Hollins

Contact:

(615) 451-5200 x1048
695 E. Main St
Gallatin, TN
mhollins@sumnercompass.org
www.sumnercompass.org

Department of Children's Services

Representative:

Ms. B.K. Auer

Contact:

(615) 452 - 5818
393 Maple Street
Gallatin, TN
b.k.auer@tn.gov

End Slavery TN

Not for Sale TN State Director Derri Smith
Representative:

Derri Smith, State Director

Contact:

(615) 692-1987
http://endslaverytn.org
derri.smith@iteams.org

Objective:

End Slavery TN is a grassroots movement to end human trafficking, or modern day slavery, in Tennessee and beyond. We focus on prevention, awareness with engagement, training, research and demand abatement.

Needs:

Everyone has a skill to offer in the fight against slavery. Art students, web experts, students with graphic design, marketing, teaching, medical, social work and other skills. Whoever you are and whatever you do, you can supply a piece of the puzzle.

Faces of Hope

Representative:

Ms. Leslie Face

Contact:

(615) 206 - 1176
301 Hancock Street
Gallatin, TN
www.facesofhopetn.com

Gallatin Public Library

Representative:

Francis Black

Contact:

(615) 452-1722
658 Hartsville Pk.
Gallatin, TN 37066
Lib123@att.net

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee

Georgia Asbury
Representative:

Georgia Horn
Membership Manager - Sumner, Macon, Robertson and Trousdale Counties

Contact:

(615) 690-7059
ghorn@gsmidtn.org

Needs:

Mentors for girls.

Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County

Representative:

Jim Crowley, Executive Director

Contact:

(615) 452-9606
PO Box 516
Gallatin, TN 37066
jim@habitatsumnercounty.org
www.habitatsumnercounty.org

Hendersonville Senior Citizens Center

Rena Eller
Representative:

Rena Eller

Contact:

(615) 822-8758
223 Campus Dr
Hendersonville, TN

Home Safe

Representative:

Mike Labo

Contact:

(615) 452-5439
331 S. Water St.
Gallatin, TN
homesafesumner@bellsouth.net

Needs:

Volunteers for all areas such as administrative tasks, sorting clothes, handyman.

Legal Aid Society

Representative:

Pat Dunnigan

Contact:

(615) 244-6610
300 Deadrick Street
Nashville, TN
pdunigan@las.org
www.las.org

Literacy Council of Sumner County

Representative:

Margie Anderson

Contact:

(615) 812-8112
260 W. Main St.
Hendersonville, TN
info@literacycouncilsumner.org

Mid Cumberland Community Action Agency

Representative:

Ruby Buntin

Contact:

(615) 452-7570
600 Small St.
Gallatin, TN
mccaabuntinr@bellsouth.net

New Hope Construction

New Hope Construction Founder Russell Meade
Representative:

Judy Batey or Jane Tarver

Contact:

(615) 822-0111
P.O. Box 1186
Hendersonville, TN
judy@newhopeconstruction.com

Needs:

To finish Phase I of the Seniors at Home Village in Dunlap, TN

Noble Woman Project

Noble Woman Project logo
Objective:

In every country of the world there are families who suffer from the ravages of poverty, abuse, and oppression. It is our hope that women who are one of God's greatest assets see the value of their contribution and gain the necessary skills to free themselves and their families from these oppressive circumstances. The Noble Woman Project helps aid in this process by assisting women in life and marketplace mobilization.

Representative:

Gidget Stewart, Executive Director

Contact:

(615) 822-6772
Gidgetstewart@yahoo.com

Nurses for Newborns

Representative:

Casey Lamarr

Contact:

(615) 260-8241
50 Vantage Way Suite 101
Nashville, TN 37228
Casey.lamarr@nfnf.org

Safe Place for Animals

Safe Place for Animals

Contact:

(615) 452 - 7342
243 W. Eastland St.
Gallatin, TN 37066
safeplaceforanimal@att.net

Salvus Center

Salvus Center Logo
Representative:

Shelley Ames

Contact:

(615) 451-0038
556 Hartsville Pk.
Gallatin, TN
Sames107@comcast.net

Needs:

To assist patients with enrollment in prescription assistant programs.

Shalom Zone

P.J. Davis
Representative:

P.J. Davis

Contact:

(615) 442-7575
Small St.
Gallatin, TN
pjd@gallatinshalomzone.net

Needs:

After school tutors.

Southern Starrs

Southern Starrs
Representative

Terry Winfield, Executive Director

Contact

(615) 453-2592
4050 Cairo Bend Rd.
Lebanon, TN 37087
twinfield@southernstarrs.org
www.southernstarrs.org

Needs:

Volunteers to assist children with disabilities who participate in therapeutic horseback riding classes.

Southern Sudanese Youth Connection

Tut Rut
Representative:

Barbara Crossman or Tut Rut

Contact:

(615) 844-4144 or (615) 593-2164
Sumner County Office
PO BOX 116
Gallatin, TN 37066
www.southernsudaneseyc.org

Needs:

Afterschool program for Sudanese youth, Monday and Tuesday afternoons; Volunteers are needed to help with computer skills, tutoring, and preparing snacks.

Sumner CASA

Contact:

(615) 451 - 1688
393 Maple Sreet
Gallatin, TN 37066
sumnercasa@att.net

Sumner County Adult Ed Advisory Council

Representative:

Esther Wright

Contact:

(615) 451-5415
Esther.Wright@sumnerschools.org

Needs:

Volunteer tutors for adult learners both day & evening.

Sumner County Anti-Drug Coalition

Representative:

Pat Connor or Megan Buell

Contact:

121 South Water Avenue
Gallatin, TN 37066
pat.conner@sumnerschools.org or mdbuell@comcast.net
(615) 451-6500 or (615) 681-3281

Needs:

Volunteer tutors for adult learners both day & evening.

Sumner Mediation

Wanda Williams, Doris Brocker (Executive Director), Marie Bainbridge and Heidi Stave
Representative:

Doris Brocker

Contact:

(615) 206-7447
600 Small St. Suite 102B
Gallatin, TN 37066
scvorp@aol.com

Needs:

Funding and recruiting for volunteer mediators (next training begins March 14) "TECH" What equipment do we need? How to use what we have? Development of data entry systems. Articles, publishing, brochures/pamphlets, videos.

Sumner County Judges

  • C.L. Buck Rogers - (615) 452-6771 - 100 Courthouse Gallatin, TN
  • Tom Gray - (615) 451-6004 - Public Square Gallatin, TN
  • Jim Hunter - (615) 452-2288 - W. Smith St. Gallatin, TN
  • Barry Brown - (615) 452-4332 - 225 E. Smith St. Gallatin, TN

Tennessee Board of Probation & Parole

Representative:

Ms. Angela Smith

Contact:

(615) 741 - 4543
404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1300
Nashville, TN 37243
www.tennessee.gov/bopp

Needs:

Volunteers with some knowledge of victims' rights to help produce materials including brochures, bulletins, web information to inform victims of their rights in the criminal justice system. Please call Service Learning at 230-3307 for more information.

Thistle Farms

Contact:

(615) 298 - 1140
104 Belle Meade Boulevard
Nashville, TN
www.thistlefarms.org

About:

Thistle Farms is a non-profit business run by women who have survived lives of violence, prostitution, and abuse. Thistle Farms products are hand-made by the very women they benefit. All proceeds go back into Thistle Farms and the residential program, Magdalene, where the women live in community for 2 years. Into every product goes the belief that love is the strongest force for change in the world.

TRAC House

Representative:

Janice Beasley

Contact:

(615) 451-2154
jbeasley@trachouse.org

Needs:

Foster Parents and Path Finders

Unity.com

Marijo Monette
Representative:

Marijo Monette

Contact:

(615) 451-6367
695 E. Main St.
Gallatin, TN 37066
Marijo@comcast.net

Needs:

Female Running Buddies for afterschool program for elementary girls preparing to run a 5K. Tutors to help with tutoring and homework at middle school afterschool program. Help homeless students in Sumner County by providing weekend food packs.

United Way

Dana Given
Representative:

Dana Given

Contact:

(615) 826-2977
625 Johnny Cash Pkwy. Suite 5
Hendersonville, TN
dana@unitedwaysumner.org

Needs:

Helping to plan and coordinating Special Events such as: Days of Caring; Golf Tournament, Awards Breakfast, 5K Run

#1 Volunteer Fire Department

Representative:

Craig Erlewine

Contact:

1314 Douglas Bend Rd.
Gallatin, TN
cerlewine@aol.com

Youth Villages

Youth Villages Logo
Representative:

Lauren Johnson

Contact:

(615) 250-7318
3310 Perimeter Dr.
Nashville, TN 37211
lauren.johnson@youthvillages.org

Needs:

Positive, adult role models to mentor young people in foster care.

Good Neighbor Logo

Representative: 

Stephanie Meadows , Executive Director

Contact:

Good Neighbor Mission
615-452-7337
www.goodneighbormission.com

Good Neighbor Mission is a shelter program for working families with children in Sumner County, who have lost their housing.  To be eligible for services, at least one adult member of the household should be employed full time, be a current Sumner County resident, and have children in their custody

Mission Statement:  To provide a stable environment for working families of Sumner County who find themselves homeless.  Good Neighbor Mission helps people to develop the financial and life skills necessary to regain solvency and stability to achieve self-sufficiency.

 

Service Learning at Volunteer State Community College
1480 Nashville Pike Gallatin, TN 37066
stewart.parks@volstate.edu | (615) 230 - 3315 | Building 100, Ste. 102