Ways to Begin Serving Today
God gifted us to use those gifts in serving to build up His kingdom here on earth. Below is a list of a few ways you can join in the mission of Second. This list is updated weekly, so keep checking in!
SUMMER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
2PC Volunteer Opportunities
Greeters for Patriotic Pops Concert
June 26, Wednesday 5:30pm dinner and at 6:30pm concert
Volunteer to be a part of our annual Patriotic Pops by being a part of our volunteer team as a greeter or as a ticket taker for the evening. Contact Kim at 454-0034 or
Sunday Services Greeters
Sunday AM services
We have a wonderful hospitality ministry on Sundays with many members using their gifts to greet guests and members before our services. Join our team and use your gift of hospitality to make others feel the love of Christ. You could volunteer as often as you like on Sunday mornings before early, Sunday school and late services. Contact Kim at 454-0034 or
Summer Nursery Volunteer - Substitute
Please consider being a summer substitute in our nursery during the 8:15am or 11am nursery times. Your help will give our regular nursery volunteers a summer break! You could volunteer any Sunday from June 2 – August 4th Contact Kim at 454-0034 or
Community Summer Volunteer Opportunities
SOS Service over Self
SOS114 2PC ADOPT-A-WEEK VOLUNTEER Opportunities - June 16-21
Kitchen Duty: 4-5 volunteers from 5:30-7:15pm – Sun.; and 5:30-7:15pm – Mon., Tue., Thurs., and Fri.
- Description: Before dinner, volunteers will set tables and assist in any last-minute preparations. During dinner, volunteers will supervise the dining area and assist in serving campers. Following dinner, volunteers will wash dishes, sweep the dining area, and clean the kitchen, along with other clean-up jobs. Volunteers are welcome to stay for evening chapel.
Daily Prayer: 2-3 volunteers from 7:15-7:45am – Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs. and Fri. (5 people needed) no children under the age of 12years
- Description: Volunteers meet at St. Matthews UMC (1362 S. Prescott Street) in the morning to pray with staff for campers, homeowners, SOS114 staff and the Orange Mound community.
Popsicle Delivery: 2 vehicle of volunteers/day from 1:00 – 2:00 pm – Mon., Tues., Thurs. and Fri.
- Description: Each day we need one vehicle of volunteers (families, Sunday school classes, etc.) to deliver popsicles to the teams at our worksites. Volunteers arrive at St. Matthews UMC (1362 S. Prescott Street) at 1:00 pm to receive a map to the homes. Volunteers are responsible for buying their own popsicles to deliver. The SOS114 staff will let you know prior to your arrival how many popsicles are needed.
Wednesday Staff Lunch: 4-6 volunteers from 1:00 – 2:00 pm – Wednesday only This job is GREAT for families with young children!
- Description: Volunteers will cook or cater a meal for SOS114 staff members (15 hungry people). After lunch is served, volunteers will assist SOS114 staff in washing dishes, sweeping the dining area, cleaning the kitchen, along with other clean-up jobs.
Please check out our website for more details www.sosmemphis.org
R.E.P Refugee Empowerment Program
Looking for a way to get involved and serve in Memphis? The Refugee Empowerment Program needs volunteer instructors and substitutes for its ESL program. Instructors are needed Monday-Thursday from 5:30 to 7:00, and subs are needed Monday to Thursday on an as-needed basis. No ESL background is required, and orientation and lesson plans are provided. R.E.P will also have a summer program for youth Monday – Thursday from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Contact Cam Echols at 725-3103 or
Su Casa Family Ministries
Summer Time AM Help - learning and fun at Su Casa begins on June 3 thru July 25 and programming will be from 8:30-12 for the kids. There will be classes for women as well during this time (mostly on Tuesday and Thursday) where volunteers are invited to assist or teach a special talent. The actual ESL classes have teachers, but substitutes are needed and children's activities volunteers also are needed. Contact Emily Nottenkamper at 320-9833 or .
Summer Family Night Program - Our Hispanic church plant, Esperanza is beginning a Summer Family Night Program on Tuesdays from 7-9 PM beginning May 28 and ending on July 30. They need some help in the nursery (up to one year babies) and hope for some help of some folks from 2PC. If you can only help one week that is good and would be helpful.
Please contact Sarah at 320-9833 if you can help on any or all of the Tuesday dates given. It will be at Esperanza Church/SuCasa headquarters at 1302 N Graham, 38122
Build mutual relationships with 2 to 3 JFL participants June 12 - August 18 (Wednesdays only) while encouraging them to apply the principles of God's word to all areas of life. Meet Wednesdays 11am - 12pm for 12 weeks.
Volunteers are needed to provide lunch for approximately 25 students once or twice during the course of the JFL class June 12 - August 18. Please contact Amanda Coop at 901-543-8525 or .
Please check out our website for more details www.advancememphis.org
Repairing the Breach
Assist with summer camp activities with Repairing the Breach and Divine Life Church located at 2107 Ball Rd. June 3rd-July 26th Monday -Friday from 8am-3pm. Please contact Felicia Wade at 949-0521 or
Neighborhood Christian Center
Quizathon (Bible Bowl) Volunteers ages 16 & over are needed to assist with Quizathon Saturday, May 11 from 8am – 1pm.
Lovebuilder’s Kids Volunteers ages 16 & over are needed to assist with Lovebuilder’s Kids, Fridays, May 17, June 21, July 19 6pm – 9pm
Volunteer Interns ages 16 & over are needed June 3 - July 3 from 9am - 12pm to help with summer camp activities
Please check or website for more details www.ncclife.org
Please contact Pam Cox at 881-6013 or
Garden Gnomes! The Salvation Army's Purdue Center of Hope (696 Jackson Avenue 38105) is looking for volunteers willing to maintain our mid-sized vegetable garden. All plants will be planted - we just need willing volunteers (either individual or families) to come out twice a week to help maintain and harvest the garden.
Painting Party - We have several areas at our Purdue Center that are in need of a paint job. We will provide the paint and supplies - volunteers will provide the expertise and muscle! Our schedule is flexible and this is a great inside group volunteer job for those hot, summer days in Memphis.
Please contact Amy Beth Dudley at 260-9120 or
Memphis Union Mission
Serve Meals to the Homeless
Serve lunch or dinner to homeless guests at Memphis Union Mission’s Emergency Shelter. Can be either an individual or group (including family) activity. Lunch is served every day at Noon, dinner every evening at 5 pm. For more information, please contact Randy Daniels at 526-8434, ext. 1008 or
Summer Food Program Help is needed at 10:00 A.M. to help with set-up and until 1:00 P.M. to help with clean-up. Help pass out food to the children who will be coming each day as a part of the summer food program.
Help provide an activity dealing with fitness, games or arts & crafts to the children in attendance.
Help monitor the children in attendance.
Place: 354 W. Shelby Drive - Memphis, TN 38109, (field at the intersection of Shelby Drive & Jonetta St. Contact Patrick or Hazel at (866) 685-YMOT(9668) or .
Memphis Athletic Ministries
We are looking for individuals and groups to assist with our Summer Academy. We have over 500 elementary and middle school students enrolled at ten of our locations. You can serve in the following ways: chaperone a field trip, read with our students during their academic sessions, play with our youth during recreation or even share about your profession during life skills classes.
The academy runs Tuesday, May 28th - Friday, July 26th, Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Check out www.mamsports.org for a list of our locations.
Please contact Angela Moses at 901-244-8534 or for more information or to get involved.
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