Volunteer

Agricultural Survey Volunteer

The Cumberland River Compact is seeking volunteers for the spring/summer season (April-June) to help us gather information for a voluntary survey of sustainable practices among local farmers.

We are looking for volunteers from throughout the Tennessee portion of the Cumberland Basin, with particular need in the areas around Montgomery/Robertson County, Putnam/White County, and Cannon/Coffee/Warren County.  Volunteers from elsewhere in Tennessee are also welcome. 

Volunteers will visit local farmer co-ops, farmers’ markets, and other such locations and solicit participation in a short (<5 minute) face-to-face surveys.  Visits can be scheduled at the volunteers’ convenience, and we would love to get both weekend and weekday volunteers! Volunteers must have access to transportation and willingness to actively solicit participants for the survey.  Survey materials and training/instructions will be provided.  Volunteers can volunteer for this project once (minimum 2 hours requested), several times, or on an ongoing basis.

If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please contact Alec Norman at alec.norman@cumberlandrivercompact.org.

Dam Inventory Volunteers

Volunteer to take the first step towards reconnecting our water networks and restoring our waterways to their natural state.  Visit cumberlandrivercompact.org/dams to learn more or email jed.grubbs@cumberlandrivercompact.org with “Dam Inventory” in the subject line.

Water for Schools

Volunteer to help with our Water for Schools program.  We provide rainwater-collecting cisterns to local schools to help teach kids the value of water conservation and to help water school vegetable gardens.  Perfect if you like to get your hands dirty and/or build things.  For more information, please e-mail alec.norman@cumberlandrivercompact.org with “Water for Schools” in the subject line.

Corporate or community group looking for volunteer opportunities?

Contact Mekayle Houghton at mekayle.houghton@cumberlandrivercompact.org or call us at 615-837-1151.

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The Bridge Building
2 Victory Avenue Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37213

Phone: 615.837.1151
Fax: 615-921-1362