Volunteer Opportunities

Public Events

Open for public volunteers

Saturday, March 24th, 9 -11:30 am: Lytle Creek Restoration Project, Rain Garden Workshop Click Here to Register

Friday, April 20th, 6 – 10 pm: Green Tie at the Zoo Click Here to Register

Saturday, April 21st, 9-11:30 am: Lytle Creek Restoration Project, Riparian planting  **

Saturday, April 28th, from 9 am to 1 pmLong Hunter State Park Clean Up in partnership with Cumberland River Compact**

**Volunteer event registrations will open one month before the event so please check back

Private Events

Private events–not open to the public

Friday, March 16th, 2:30 – 5pm: Greenfield Restoration Project, tree planting with Delta Tau Delta Lambda Chapter of Vanderbilt

Saturday, March 17th, 9 – 11:30 am: Greenfield Restoration Project, Pollinator Garden planting with Adventure Science Center Youth Cr3w volunteers

Thursday, April 12th, 3 – 5 pm: Nashville Greenfield Restoration Project, pollinator garden planting with Ingram Content Group

Saturday, April 14th, 9 – 11:30 amGreenfield Restoration Project, tree planting with Nashville Rotary volunteers

Saturday, May 19th, 9 – 11:30 am: Greenfield Restoration Project, pollinator garden planting with Adventure Science Center Youth Cr3w volunteers


Contact [email protected] if you or your organization are interested in setting up a volunteer event with Tennessee Environmental Council

General Volunteer Needs

  • Restoration Projects & Other Events –  Currently scheduled events listed above. Let us know of any questions about those ongoing opportunities!
  • Office Assistance – gather articles for newsletter, organize files, help with large mailings
  • Research – explore specific issues, foundations and other funding sources, special projects
  • Fundraising – join a team organizing special events, grant research or writing
  • Internships –  We have a variety of internship opportunities available for college students all-year-round. After you have read the many opportunities we have for interns, please fill out our Intern Application and send it to [email protected]. Our team will review your application and get back to you as soon as possible!