Service Learning Community Partners

Name/Address of Agency Contact Person/Email/Phone Description of student activity/work
Clean Memphis
2112 Court Ave, Memphis 38174
Michelle Cowan/ Janet Boscarino
Brandi Bomar Lead Educator
Augustus Gatlin

Provide opportunity for service learning and community service projects for students. Assist faculty with idea development and planning for service projects. Provide in classroom presentations and hands on activities.
Pink Palace Family Museums
3050 Central Ave Memphis 38111
Janie Paraham
Student volunteers serve as a first point of contact for many visitors to the museums.  They will offer assistance and information to visitors, members, and groups in the exhibit areas with educational touch carts, guiding visitor through exhibits, and answering questions.  Communication skills are a basic requirement for these volunteer position along with learning about assigned areas. Students can volunteer for many different volunteer experiences.  The museum offers special event volunteer opportunities, where students will volunteer for a 3-5 hour event or they can volunteer for extended periods from two days though course of an exhibit.  Volunteer must attend an orientation and set up times for their volunteer hours.
American Cancer Society Hope Lodge
718 Union Ave , Memphis
Von Crawford, Maria Robinson
Front desk duties to include filing, answer phones, light cleaning, interacting with guests. Strong customer service needed.
Operation Taking Back 901
812 N. Claybrook St. Memphis
Arieale Munson
Students will assist with tracking data and statistics.  Students will assist with marketing and fundraising.  Three programs – feed the homeless, Hollywood Community Center and Hollywood Library youth programs.
The T ross Love Foundation
P.O.Box 752592 Memphis 38175
Kimberly Hyde
Annual Turkey Give-Away, Hollywood Community center.  Bag can goods, set up for the event, take down after event.  Additional duties will vary according to need.
Living Grace, Inc
8820 Trinity Rd, Suite101 Cordova, 38018
Sheleah Harris
Students will conduct statistical analysis of neighborhoods; organize and deliver resources to our adopted schools; work with school counselors to collect and check student data and progress; create marketing plans and advocacy campaigns.
Collierville Literacy Council
167 Washington St Collierville, TN 38017
Angela White/ Dawn Eichhorn/ Penny Aronson
Training may take place in Collierville, but volunteer location will vary across Shelby county.
Students will work with literacy in Math, Language, Arts, Essay, Science, Social Studies, English second language, Computers, Financial; grant research, data management, citizenship, web design, marketing, social media, psychology assessments.
Mentor Memphis Grizzlies
191 Beale St, Memphis, TN, 38103
Tiffani Morrow
Students mentor in one of the 65 organizations within the MENTOR Memphis Grizzlies network.  Most organizations require a yearlong agreement.
Memphis City Beautiful
664 Adams St, Memphis, TN
Eldra White/ Davis Burgess
Students will work on website improvements, web designs, and community beautifications. Litter clean up, community gardens, parks, schools and churches.  Outdoor work.
Grizzlies Foundation
191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103
Mya Orr
Students will be paired with three volunteer mentors with 6 scholars to form on TEAM.  Scholars and mentors meet once a week for 90 minutes typically immediately following school dismissal.
Arlington Softball/Baseball League
P.O. Box 4499 Arlington, TN 38002
Laney Borwick
Assist the head coach of the Fireflies t-Ball team. Duties included: parent communication, graphic design, field clean up, and supervising the players as needed.
Memphis Children’s Museum
2525 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38104
David Ray
Volunteers to interact with children in the theory of learning through play.  Especially interested in Early Childhood & Psychology classes. 3-4hr shifts. Orientation on Saturdays for 1 hour.
Memphis Tilt
575 Suzette Street, Memphis, TN
Ashley Chalmers
Mia Madison
Working in community gardens – pulling weeds, planting, mulch, or compost.  Orientation required can be scheduled by appointment for classes.
Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County
935 Farm Road, Memphis, TN 38134
Ashley Moore
Walk needy dogs until every dong has time outside.
Atoka Fire Department
981 Walker Parkway
Matt Taylor, Lieutenant
Sea Isle Elementary
5250 Sea Isle Road, Memphis, TN
Mallory Ruben/ Dr. Renee Meeks
Working with pre-K students on education activities.
Susan G. Komen Memphis MidSouth MS
6645 Poplar Ave #211, Memphis, TN
Rebecca Vaughn/ Elaine Hare, Exec Director
Assisting with race packets, pick-up packets, registration in race store, assisting staffing for the cure.
McFarland Community Center
4955 Cottonwood Road 38118
Gloria Watkins Center Director
Help with our summer program with children by providing fun, education, and learning.
Kline Family Counseling
3205 Kirby Whitten Road
Sharehan Ayesh, Director
Volunteer with community outreach. Provide services for at risk youth.
All Jazzed Up Events
P.O. Box 382441 Germantown, TN
Danita Johnson
Provide project support for events, fundraising activities, communicating with vendors for events.
Hill Crest Preservation
199 S. Market Street
Billy Jones
Help with cemetery upkeep, monument cleaning, and help raise money to preserve historical monuments.