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

Books From Birth of Middle Tennessee

Representative:

Cathy Riviere

Contact:

(615) 780-2441
250 Venture Circle  Nashville, TN  37228
givingmatters.com

Machalyn.mooney@uwmn.org

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.childrenarepeopletn.org

Needs:

Tutoring volunteers for all grade levels; math turors; 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:

Carol Beech

Contact:


 carolbeech@tn.gov

End Slavery TN

ben mccroskeyRepresentative:

Ben McCroskey

Contact:

50 Vantage Way, Suite 255, Nashville, TN 37228
615-806-6899
 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.

Gallatin Public Library

Representative:

Becky Dunham

Contact:

(615) 452-1722
 123 E Main Street
Gallatin, TN 37066
 gallatinlibrarymanager@gmail.com

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee
 

Contact:

Jeanne Billings
Volunteer Relations Specialist
Gold, Silver and Bronze Award Liaison
(615) 460-0255
jbillings@gsmidtn.org

Needs:

Event volunteers are those who seek the occasional Girl Scout experience. They may help on a monthly or yearly basis, or at other times when extra help is needed. Event volunteers may have a special skill or talent to share. Some include: financial planning, outdoor adventure, college planning, patch and badge earning, community service and many more.

Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County

Representative:

Susan Johnson

Contact:

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

Hendersonville Senior Citizens Center

Representative:

Charity Stanis

Contact:

(615) 822-8758
 197 Imperial Blvd
Hendersonville, TN

Needs: volunteers for Senior Center

Home Safe

Representative:

Adriana Gonzalez

Contact:

(615) 452-5439
331 S. Water St.
Gallatin, TN
 scdirector@gmail.com

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. Suite 111C
Hendersonville, TN
info@literacycouncilsumner.org

info@literacymidtn.org

Mid Cumberland Community Action Agency

Representative:

Ruby Buntin

Contact:

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

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

129 Walton Ferry Road

Hendersonville, TN  37075
Gidgetstewart@yahoo.com

Nurses for Newborns

Representative:

Karen Rudzinski

Contact:

(615) 3139989
50 Vantage Way Suite 101
Nashville, TN 37228
 krudzinski@nfnf.org

needs:

Larger size diapers - 2,3,4,5; blankets; footed sleepers; taxi vouchers; food gift cards;

Safe Place for Animals

Safe Place for Animals

Contact:
Diana Townsend

(615) 451 - 7342
 1070 Old Hwy 109
Gallatin, TN 37066
safeplaceforanimal@att.net

needs:

volunteers, newspapers, cleaning supplies, animal food

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
600 Small St.
Gallatin, TN
pjd@gallatinshalomzone.net

www.gallatinshalomzone.org

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 Anti-Drug Coalition

Representative:

Kit Synyard

Contact:

102 B Public Square
 Gallatin, TN 37066
pat.conner@sumnerschools.org or mdbuell@comcast.net
(615) 451-8243

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.

Tennessee Board of Probation & Parole

Representative:

Ms. Angela Smith

Contact:

(615) 741 - 1673
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

Representative: Dorris Walker

Contact:

(615) 298 - 1140
 5122 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN
www.thistlefarms.org

dorris@thistlefarm.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.

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) 451-8371
 1531 Hunt Club Blvd Suite 110

Gallatin, TN 37066

dana@unitedwaysumner.org

www.unitedsumner.org

Needs:

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

Youth Villages

Youth Villages Logo
Representative:

Lauren Johnson

Contact:

(615) 250-7200
3310 Perimeter Hill  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

goodneighbormission@bellsouth.net

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