Current Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities in 2018

Books To Kids

Volunteers are needed for acquisition and processing of educational children’s books for distribution to kids through schools and community centers on Louisiana’s Gulf coast, in Nashville, Tennessee, and in eastern Kentucky in Appalachia. Help with cataloging and distributing books is also needed in middle Tennessee and the New Orleans area.

*  Volunteers in Nashville or middle Tennessee are needed to package and ship books requested by people out of our region, including out of the U.S. This expansion of Books To Kids services can develop and grow with volunteer help.

More details are available by contacting Jim Selin at or by phone at 713-320-6099.

Kids To The Country

* Volunteers are needed for the annual summer outdoor experiential education program, and Kwanzaa day in Nashville every December.  Email Mary Ellen Bowen, MSc, Director at <> for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities with Plenty Partners


UPAVIM – Unidas Para Vivir Mejor (United to Live Better) is a large multi-faceted women’s cooperative association located in Barrio La Esperanza in Guatemala City. Tutors for school children, English teachers, and medical personnel and more are needed. An intermediate level of Spanish is required. Volunteers must provide their own travel expenses. For more info check:


Medical volunteers are needed for short term intensive medical clinics.

For more information

Contact or call for more details at (831)484-5845.