Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism & Service-Learning

2024 TCVSL Dates Announced

What is the Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning?

The Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning’s goal is to increase service and volunteerism across Tennessee and provide opportunities for collaboration to address needs and utilize service as a vehicle for change.

Conference Details:

February 19-20, 2024
Franklin Marriott Cool Springs
700 Cool Springs Boulevard, Franklin, TN 37067

Conference Audience:

Conference participants are service leaders from across Tennessee, including but not limited to:

  • Nonprofit and Volunteer Management Professionals 
  • National Service Programs
  • Service-Learning Practitioners and Students
  • Government Leaders
  • Students
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Professionals
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Call for Workshop Proposals is Now Open!

Now Accepting Workshop Proposals for TCVSL 2024

The Call for Proposals is open! The Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning seeks proposals for high-caliber, innovative, and interactive workshops or panels addressing the following topics:

  • Volunteer Management- Demonstrate best practices and innovative new methods to grow and strengthen an organization's volunteer program.
  • Service as a Solution- Identify how service builds and strengthens communities, fostering growth and economic opportunity.
  • Service-Learning and Civic Leadership- Demonstrate how to build leadership skills of the service participants.  Best practices, innovations of service-learning both in academic settings and in other volunteer programs
  • Organizational Capacity Building- Methods to bolster organizational effectiveness.
  • Professional Development

TCVSL Workshops Should:

  • Have clear learning goals, key takeaways, and objectives
  • Demonstrate clear depth of knowledge
  • Ensure adequate time for questions and discussion
  • Ensure the representation of diverse viewpoints concerning the topic
  • Include original content, not just content that adds to existing dialogue
  • Target an audience and audience level
  • Provide reference materials participants can read or consult after the session

Submitting Proposals:

  • All session proposals must be submitted online at surveymonkey.com/r/JHSBQH5. You are strongly advised to save the information requested in a word document first and then cut/paste the information into the web form.
  • Submission deadline: The deadline to submit proposals is November 30, 2023.

Click here for full Call for Proposals details. For any questions related to submitting a proposal, email Volunteer.Tennessee@tn.gov.