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Consistant with the Bristol Organizations Mission, Goals and Objectives, this section of our web site is intended to provide a central networking location and an opportunity to create inter-organization partnerships.


If your organization is looking for staff, volunteers, specific skills, project oriented support personnel, items or equipment this site may be the only central non profit location with access to our entire membership and the non profit at large.


You are invited to submit your requirements, job descriptions, requests and/or concerns to Bristol Organiztions via email at info@bristolorganizations.org . We will confirm receipt of your request/posting and contact you if we have any questions or concerns.

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For Volunteers

 

Here you will find information on locating the right volunteer opportunity. Making the most out of your volunteer activities can be crucial to making a real difference and having a rewarding experience. Many of these resources are written by internationally-recognized volunteerism and volunteer management expert Susan Ellis. (Click on the topic)

 

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Big Brothers Big Sisters provided friendship, guidance and support to children from 6-15 years of age. These children want and need a one-on-one relationship with a caring adult to help them develop trust, build their self-esteem and reach their full potential in school and life. We serve all of the greater Bristol area, including Sullivan, TN and Washington, VA counties, and we are anxious to recruit quality volunteers in these areas.

 

Your friendship can help a child achieve:

  • Educational Success

  • Greater Confidence

  • Stronger Relationships

 

Our Programs:

Site Based Program

  • Children grades K-8                                      

  • Mentors invest 1 hour each week with their Little at their school or after-school care facility

  • Activities include playing games, eating lunch and doing homework     

       

Community Based Program

  • Children ages 6-15

  • Mentors take their Littles on at least 2 outings per month

  • Activities include sports, playing games, crafts, the park or just talking

 

If you are 16 years or older and can commit for a minimum of one calendar year, START SOMETHING today:

 

  1. VISIT OUR WEBSITE:  www.TennesseeBig.org

  2. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK: TriCitiesBBBS

  3. FOLLOW US ON TWITRER: BBBSTriCities 

  4. CALL US: Kathy Lowdermilk (423) 247-3240

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The YWCA is looking for qualified computer lab instructors.  These positions are part time, on an as-needed basis, to include instruction for Windows XP and all Office XP products.  Requirements include proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access w/ excellent training/instructor skills, strong presentation skills, classroom delivery, w/ verbal and written communication skills.

 

Please send your resume to:
YWCA
106 State Street

Bristol, TN  37620

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Small Miracles Therapeutic Horseback Riding Center, Inc.
1026 Rock Springs Drive,
Kingsport, TN

 

Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc. is a Christian-based, nonprofit corporation founded through love to enhance the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth of persons with special needs by means of therapeutic equine-assisted activities. Here we provide opportunities for children, youth, and adults to be successful through positive and creative activities that fully engage their minds and bodies. Small Miracles is a family of professionals, volunteers, and donors who believe in helping others reach their full potential, regardless of the challenges they might have.

 

We'd love to have you visit our facility! No horse experience is necessary.  All lesson volunteers must be 14 years of age or older, we will train you; must able to walk for at least 30 minutes to an hour.  Training sessions are offered on various Monday – Friday at various times and last for approximately one hour.  Other available volunteer opportunities are The Miracle Barn Team and Facility.

 

For more information on volunteering, please call the barn at (423) 349-1111 or email us at volunteersmallmiracles@gmail.com.  

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Healing Hands Health Center is a charitable clinic providing medical and dental care to low-income, uninsured residents of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. 

 

For volunteer opportunities, please contact Helen Scott, Executive Director at (423) 652-2516.

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In Motion

District Three Governmental Cooperative offers the opportunity to serve in the Volunteers in Motion program.

 

Volunteers are essential and their interests, concerns, and willingness to serve is what the program is all about.

Volunteers in Motion provides assistance to Friendship Cafés, the Friendly Calls program, as well as the Guardianship, Ombudsman, and Home Delivered Meals programs.

Volunteers can be any age!! You set your own schedule, meet new people and have fun while making a difference in someone’s life! Anyone who is truly interested in helping others will find volunteering to be a rich and rewarding experience.

For more information on how to become a volunteer, please speak with a Nutrition Site Manager at your local Friendship Café or contact Kelsey Morris at District Three Government Cooperative, 4453 Lee Highway, Marion, VA 24354, 1-800-541-0933, or 276-783-8157.

Senior Community Service Employment Program

SCSEP is a federal workforce program targeted to low-income older workers.  The program is administered by the U. S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration through grant agreements with the state and eligible organizations such as District Three Governmental Cooperative.

The purpose of the program is to offer a "Stepping Stone" back into the workforce. Assignments are not meant to be permanent employment. Organizations chosen to be "Host Training Sites" are expected to provide meaningful job skills training to the program participant assigned to them. They are also expected to help and encourage the participant's job search efforts. Individuals will be matched with a position that fits their unique skill set, preferred schedule, physical requirements, training needs and desired location.

Eligibility requirements for seniors are that they be unemployed, age 55 or older, low income, & eligible to work in the U.S. Participants receive 20 hours week paid training at the rate of Federal minimum wage.

Wages and other costs of employing SCSEP participants are paid for by federal grant funds. There is no cost to a participating organization for having an employee assigned to their organization. Results have shown to reduce recruitment efforts for the participating host sites, as many of the participants are hired by the organization hosting them at the end of their assignment when they are qualified, trained, and ready to work!

To find out more about this program, contact Callie Helton, Title V Coordinator at District Three Government Cooperative, 4453 Lee Highway, Marion, VA 24354, 1-800-541-0933, or 276-783-8157 or email chelton@district-three.org.