AmeriCorps VISTA logo.pngDo you have a calling to serve low-income individuals and families? Do you have an interest in serving in the nonprofit sector? Does the opportunity to build lasting change in organizations by creating capacity so they can better serve their clients intrigue you? If you answered, “Yes!” to any of these questions then CAC AmeriCorps VISTA might be the program for you! Check out our open positions below. If one, or several, spark your interest, go ahead and APPLY NOW!

We have begun recruitment for positions beginning on January 19, 2021!

ASAP-Final-LogoASAP of Anderson County

No open positions at this time

ASAP of Anderson’s mission is to prevent and reduce substance misuse among youth and adults in Anderson County.”

Logo copyBeardsley Community Farm

No open positions at this time
Beardsley Farm believes everyone deserves access to fresh and healthy foods and operates an urban demonstration farm that promotes food security and sustainable agriculture through produce donations, community outreach, and hands-on learning.

bbbs.pngBig Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee

No open positions at this time

Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

CAC Office on Aging
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Office on Aging Position Description

The CAC Office on Aging provides a wide variety of programs and services that improve the quality of life for older people, including programs that help them remain in their own homes for as long as possible. Programs of the Office on Aging offer a broad spectrum of health and nutrition-related services, consumer and home-safety related services, in-home services, and educational, recreational, and volunteer opportunities for seniors.

centroCentro Hispano de East Tennessee

No open positions at this time

Centro Hispano’s mission is to connect, integrate and empower the Latino community through education, workforce development, youth and family engagement, resource services, and community-strengthening initiatives.

cbi.pngCommunity Building Institute (CBI)

CBI Position Description

The nonprofit Community Building Institute (CBI) works with government and community leaders, and service providers searching for ways to improve the health, self-sufficiency, and independence of youth, families, and adults.

Florence Crittenton AgencyFlorence Crittenton Agency

The Florence Crittenton Agency operates residential and outpatient treatment programs on its 26-acre Knoxville campus, and has more than four decades of experience providing outreach programs in conjunction with schools, court systems, and other community partners. We provide a range of programs and services to the community, organized into four broad categories.


No open positions at this time

Kickstand Bicycle Collective is an all-volunteer initiative to put bicycles on theKickstand streets of Knoxville and the surrounding area by operating a community bike shop, teaching bike mechanics, maintenance, and safe practice. KBC acts to connect community members to local bike advocacy groups. KBC primarily serves those who have limited resources and may not have access to other forms of transport.

lakeway CASA.jpgLakeway CASA

No open positions at this time

The mission of Lakeway CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is to improve the lives of abused and neglected children of Hamblen, Jefferson, and Sevier Counties through trained volunteers who advocate for a safe, permanent, loving home. The goal of our intervention is to represent the best interest of the child and shorten his or her stay in foster care.

the-love-kitchen-1.pngLove Kitchen

No open positions at this time

The Love Kitchen provides meals, clothing and emergency food packages to homebound, homeless and unemployed people of all races and faiths. We work with local agencies to provide meals, secure used clothing, and donate services in the hope of promoting the self-sufficiency of those we serve.

mobile mealsMobile Meals

No open positions at this time.

Mobile Meals is the Meals on Wheels program in Knoxville and Knox County TN, serving meals to homebound seniors to keep them independent for as long as possible.

Nourish Knoxville LogoNourish Knoxville

No open positions at this time

Nourish Knoxville, Inc. is a Knoxville-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization cultivating healthy communities by supporting relationships between local farmers, producers, and the public.

logo_vert_fullcolorOffice of Neighborhoods – City of Knoxville Community Development

No open positions at this time

The Office of Neighborhoods offers a wide variety of activities, programs, and services to support resident-led, resident-controlled, democratically run neighborhood organizations in the City of Knoxville.

pos livingPositively Living

No open positions at this time

The mission of Positively Living is to provide compassionate care to empower, promote, and inspire wellness.

UWGKUnited Way of Greater Knoxville

No open positions at this time

United Way of Greater Knoxville is a citizen’s action organization focused on improving community conditions. We invest donated money in programs focused on health, education, and financial stability.

University of Tennessee Culinary Institute

No open positions at this time

The Culinary Institute is part of the Department of Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Management at the University of Tennessee. The overall mission of the Culinary Institute is to provide applied and skills-based culinary arts classes to the community from culinary specialists. Our current focus is on the following: identifying ways culinary training can address food insecurity; providing experiential learning and culinary best practices in a variety of instructional settings; and, providing exceptional catering options to the UT and East TN community.

MakeOrangeGreen-logoUniversity of Tennessee Office of Sustainability

No open positions at this time

The Office of Sustainability has steadily reduced the campus’s environmental impact while also saving it hundreds of thousands of dollars every year. We take pride in our role as the state’s flagship land-grant university, and we take seriously our responsibility to be good stewards. By investing in new technologies, looking for efficiencies, and reducing waste, we are living up to the mission of providing a better life for Tennesseans.

FUTUREUniversity of Tennessee FUTURE Program

No open positions at this time
FUTURE is a comprehensive program that helps young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities make a successful transition from high school to adult life.

wesley houseWesley House

No open positions at this time

The vision of Wesley House is to develop and maintain the emotional, academic, and spiritual growth of children and families, provide access of resources and services within the MLB (Mechanicsville, Lonsdale and Beaumont) communities, and establish and maintain financial and physical resources in reserve to support program needs.