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Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism & Service-Learning


Thank you to everyone who attended the 2020 conference!  Materials from the 2020 conference can be found here.

2021 Conference Information:

Save the date! The 2021 conference will take place: February 7-9, 2021 | Franklin Marriott Cool Springs.

The conference is the Volunteer State's leading event for organizations, educators, and individuals engaged in service and focused making change in their communities. This conference will feature inspiring speakers,  interactive and innovative workshops, and networking opportunities.

Join the 2021 Conference Planning Committee- The 2021 TN Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning (TCVSL) is seeking Conference Planning Committee Members. The Planning Committee will help with selecting workshops, speakers and organizing other conference details. 

We are also seeking middle, high school or college students for the Student Track Planning Committee.  Monthly planning calls will begin in July or August. To join or for any additional info, please contact Stephanie Houghton at  


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

The  annual Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning aims to increase service and volunteerism across Tennessee.  The conference will encourage service leaders and participants to collaborate to address needs in Tennessee while utilizing service as a vehicle for education and change.  We are challenging our participants to understand the impact of utilizing service as a vehicle for community change.

Our main audiences for the conference are all service leaders across Tennessee, including but not limited to:

  •  Non-Profit and Volunteer Management professionals
  • National Service Programs  (AmeriCorps, VISTA, NCCC, and Senior Corps staff and members)
  • Service-Learning Practitioners (P-16)- In partnership with the Tennessee Service-Learning Consortium (TN-SLC)  the conference includes a Higher Education Faculty Track for college and university participants committed to promoting active citizenship as an aim of higher education.
  • Government Leaders
  • Corporation/Businesses- The conference offers a day of Corporate Social Responsibility workshops
  • Students- The conference includes a Student Track

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Interested in becoming a conference sponsor or vendor?  Contact us at for more information.