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Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism & Service-Learning


2019 Conference Information:

The 2019 Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning                                                                                         February 10-12, 2019 | Franklin Marriott Cool Springs.

Sunday will include the Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards  (ticketed event),  Student Track sessions, and registration will open. Monday will offer a full day of workshops and speakers. Tuesday will include a full morning of workshops, and then the conference will conclude after the lunchtime plenary.

►Volunteer Tennessee is currently seeking  conference planning committee members.  We are also seeking high school and college students from across state to be part of the Student Track planning committee. To be added to our 2019 Planning Committee list contact Stephanie Houghton at

►Interested in presenting a wokshop or exhibiting a showcase at the conference? The Call for Proposals will open in August of 2018. Find out more about submitting a proposal here.

►Interested in becoming a sponsor for the conference?  Contact us at for more information.

► Registration for the 2019 conference will open in the fall.  Conference registration includes entry to workshops, showcases and exhibits, plenary speakers, a service project, and designated meals .  

Registration Options Early Bird                                              (Until 1/7/19) After January 7
Adult Registration   $200.00 $250.00
Youth Registration (under the age of 25 and in school full-time)
$100.00 $150.00
AmeriCorps or Senior Corps Member
$100.00 $150.00
Corporate Social Responsibility Track  on February 11 (corporate/business attendees)
$100.00 $150.00

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

The ninth 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
  • Service-Learning Practitioners (P-16)

 Volunteer Tennessee in partnership with the Tennessee Service-Learning Consortium (TN-SLC) will offer a Faculty Track at the 2019 Conference. The TN-SLC is a non-profit membership association of colleges and universities committed to promoting active citizenship as an aim of higher education.

  • Government Leaders
  • Corporation/Businesses-On Monday, February 11 the conference will offer a day of Corporate Social Responsibility workshops for companies interested in community outreach, employee volunteerism, and other ways to improve social well-being.
  • Students- The conference will offer a Student Track on February 10-12

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