Ways to Serve in Memphis this June

June Summer Camp Volunteer Opportunities

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Volunteering at local youth and teen camps over the summer is truly an unforgettable and life-changing experience. Talk to any volunteer and nearly everyone will say that they get more out of serving at summer camps than they give. The opportunity to directly help children and their families to laugh, create happy memories, and connect with other families is magical.

Below are opportunities for you to serve as a volunteer at various summer camps around the Mid-South. If you’re new to Volunteer Memphis, registering as a volunteer is easy. Just click on the button that says “register as a volunteer” at www.volunteermemphis.org and then you can sign up to volunteer at the local camps.

June 1 – July 3 | Neighborhood Christian Center: NCC Summer Day Camp includes recreation activities, continued learning, special field trips, and more. Volunteers are needed to help prepare and serve meals, facilitate activities, serve as chaperones for off-site activities, and more.
Sign up here.

June 8 – 12 | Memphis Botanic Garden: Start your summer digging into the fun of uncovering the secrets of the garden by volunteering at Garden Goodies Caterpillar Camp for ages 4-5. Sign up here.

June 15 – 19 | Memphis Botanic Garden: Grab your curiosity and a magnify glass to take a closer look at the great outdoors by volunteering at Outdoor Explorers Camp for ages 8-10. Sign up here.


Additional June Volunteer Opportunities

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May 30 – June 7 | WKNO: The Mid-South’s public broadcasting network is having a 9-day pledge drive May 30-June 7, and are looking for volunteers to handle incoming donations on the phone, and write the pledges on pledge forms. Sign up here.

June 6 | Tennessee Shakespeare Company: Volunteers are needed in various roles to assist during their production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Sign up here.

June 7 | Memphis Israel Festival: Volunteers are needed to assist with the logistics of Memphis Israel Festival. Opportunities include helping set up tables and chairs, banners, selling beverages or helping in the parking lot, or with security. Sign up here.

June 7 | Collage Dance Collective will be presenting its 5th annual student concert. They need assistance in the following areas: Child Wranglers, Costume Helpers, Security, and Stage Hands to make sure the production runs smoothly. Sign up here.

June 11 | Leadership Memphis: Volunteers are needed to assist with the Leadership Memphis Alumni Family Picnic at Levitt Shell. Duties include help to set up, clean up, act as greeters, and assist with the cooking. Sign up here.

June 13 | Meals at St. Vincent De Paul: Help prepare and serve a meal to homeless individuals and families. You must be at least 14 to participate in this project. Sign up here.

June 15 – 19 | Project FitKids: Project FitKids is looking for upbeat volunteers to help promote good health through increased program awareness. Sign up here.

June 20 | Lichterman Nature Center: Enjoy the natural wonders of Lichterman Nature Center’s center city forest and help keep the trails accessible at the same time! Sign up here.

June 25 | St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: Volunteers will read with and entertain kids waiting for their appointments at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Volunteers who speak Spanish are encouraged to participate! Sign up here.


Ongoing June Volunteer Opportunities

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National Civil Rights Museum: Serve as a Visitor Service Representative or Docent during the summer at the Civil Rights Museum. Sign up here.

Outreach Housing & Community: Spend Wednesday mornings during the summer serving as their Walking On Wednesdays Volunteer, walking for weekly wellness by volunteering at the Hope and Healing Center. Sign up here.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis: Volunteer at their Habitat ReStore and assist with inventory and cashier responsibilities. You can even become one of their appliance specialists. Sign up here.

Pink Palace Museum: Stay cool in the summer months by volunteering indoors as a service representative at the Pink Palace Museum or enjoy the great outdoors as one of their outdoors detectives. Sign up here.

Find additional volunteer opportunities at over local nonprofits by visiting www.volunteermemphis.org

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