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United Way of Greater Kingsport volunteers help drive and inspire community change! Sign up for a "UWGK 101" training session to learn more about volunteering with us. Also, check out the volunteer opportunities with UWGK Member Agencies below!



American Red Cross of Northeast TennesseeVolunteers needed to perform general office duties, to facilitate community preparedness presentations especially with youth, or to respond to disasters such as home fires (all training provided at no cost). Call 423-765-4222 for more information!


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Tri-CitiesMentor volunteers are needed to serve as Big Brothers and Big Sisters to local, at-risk children. Your small commitment of one to two hours a week can change the life of a child forever. Office and committee volunteers also needed. Call (423) 247-3240 for more information!


Bloomingdale Volunteer Fire Department: Volunteers needed in emergency response and clerical work. Call (423) 288-2660 for more information!


Boys and Girls Club of Greater KingsportVolunteers needed to assist with general office duties, nutrition aides, and assist program staff in program areas. During fall program, volunteers for homework help (4-5pm Monday through Thursday) and someone to assist in the Nutrition area (daily during 3-6pm for 1-3 hours) Background check required. Call (423) 230-4160 ext. 226 for more information!

Boy Scouts of America, Sequoyah CouncilVolunteers needed to help with character education, program planning. Call (423) 952-6961 for more information!


CASA for KidsVolunteers needed to serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates for abused/neglected children in Sullivan and Hawkins counties. Call (423) 247-1171 for more information!


Children’s Advocacy Center of Sullivan CountyVolunteers (age 18+) needed for yard maintenance, handy work and assist in general office duties. Call (423) 279-1222 email for more information!


2-1-1 CONTACT CONCERN of Northeast TennesseeVolunteers needed to answer telephone clients, providing information and referrals, a compassionate listening ear to distressed callers, crisis intervention, and daily wellness checks. Call 2-1-1 or 246-2273 for more information!


Family Promise of Greater KingsportVolunteers are needed at our homeless shelter Day Center for families with minor children to answer the phone, organize donations we receive, and clerical work. Call (423) 246-6500 or email: for more information!


First Tennessee Human Resource Agency Volunteer opportunities available in multiple areas. Call (423) 461-7769 or email for more information!


Friends in Need Health CenterVolunteers (age 14+) needed to screen new patient paperwork. Physicians, dentists, nurses, hygienists, dental assistants and marital, family and behavioral counselors needed to serve in clinic. Credentials, qualifications, back-ground checks and drugs screens needed depending on activity. Call (423) 246-0010 for more information!


Girl Scout Council of the Southern AppalachiansVolunteers needed as part of a troop team to guide girls on their leadership journey. Background check required for some positions. Call (800) 474-1912 or visit for more information!


Girls Inc. of KingsportVolunteers needed to mentor, tutor, activities, etc. Background check, drug screen and immunizations required. Contact Leona Smith at (423) 247-2321 for more information!


Hope HouseVolunteers needed to provide instruction, participate in diaper drives, transportation, etc. Training provided. Call Angie Martin at (423) 247-7994 or email for more information!


Kingsport Child Development CenterVolunteers needed to assist with office work, organize work spaces, and read to children. Must complete a background check, drug screen, and be at least 16 years old. Call Tammy Burton at 423-392-4675 or email for more information!

Kingsport Lifesaving CrewVolunteers needed to assist with emergency calls. Training provided. Call (423) 245-5311 for more information!


Literacy Council of KingsportVolunteers (18+) needed to work with adults who desire to improve their literacy skills. Volunteers can tutor for an hour or more any time of day, including lunchtime and late evenings. Visit or call (423) 392-4643 for more information on how to contribute to building a stronger community through the power of literacy.


Meals on Wheels of KingsportVolunteers needed who can serve two hours a day, one day a month, to cook or deliver meals to the elderly and others who are unable to prepare a nutritious meal for themselves. Call (423) 247-4511 or email for more information!


Mountain Region Speech and Hearing Volunteers needed for special events.  Call Karen at 423-246-4600 for more information or visit our website at


SAFE House (Frontier Health)Volunteers needed to answer hot-line calls, perform shelter screenings, begin client intake, help with office, etc. Call (423) 246-2273 for more information!


Salvation Army: Volunteers needed to sort, fold and hang clothes at thrift store and in kitchen to help prepare/serve meals daily. Call (423) 246-6671 for more information!


Shepherd Center of KingsportVolunteers needed to provide assistance to older adults with transportation and other needs; office workers to answer telephone, assist with mailings, help fill requests, and help with special events, publicity and social media projects.  Call (423) 392-4514 for more information!


Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian CenterVolunteers (age 14+) needed for on-going lessons, help with barn work, farm maintenance, handy work and assist students. Call (423) 349-1111 or email for more information!


Outstanding volunteers help us make a better life for all!