Volunteer East Tennessee

Bringing together organizations with need and volunteers with a heart to serve


In 2021, Volunteer East Tennessee merged with United Way of Greater Knoxville to increase capacity of both agencies. Today, Volunteer East Tennessee powered by United Way of Greater Knoxville is the region’s volunteer center, a match-maker between community volunteers and nonprofit organizations.

Become a volunteer

We believe that the most powerful force is the individual who has realized their power to do good. Volunteer East Tennessee serves the nine county region of Anderson, Blount, Grainger, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Roane, Sevier, and Union Counties with the goal of promoting ways to serve and improve the communities of East Tennessee. Visit the VETN website to learn more!

United Way has known for years that the best way to uplift our community is to give, advocate, and volunteer. By merging with our great friends at Volunteer East Tennessee, our joint efforts will enhance the volunteer capabilities and outreach of both organizations. We are eager to use this collaboration to amplify our impact in the community and lead the Volunteer State in innovative volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer East Tennessee is a great resource for individuals AND corporate groups. We offer on-site, small group, and company-wide projects for businesses of all sizes. Right now, we have over 200 organizations posting volunteer opportunities regularly on our website.

get involved

Become a changemaker in Knoxville! Sign up for volunteer shifts with local nonprofit organizations to make a positive impact on your community.

Learn how you can become a force for good by visiting Volunteer East Tennessee.

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