Support Child Health!
Are you an undergrad student, recent grad or intern in need of volunteer hours? This volunteer opportunity to support child health is an ideal fit for someone who is passionate about and familiar with the nutrition needs of children. This volunteer position could assist with menu development, modified diets, production sheets, and inventory sheets. This can be a short-term role for the summer or a longer-term food service management rotation precepted by me (Shayna Smith PhD, RDN, LDN). If interested in this position, please contact Shayna Smith PhD, RDN, LDN at !

Match Me with an RD (TN)
A social networking group that was created to help connect current RDs with future RDs2B. The goal is to establish relationships between future interns and dietitians. Through Match Me with an RD, interns can locate preceptors that will assist them in fulfilling credit requirements, and dietitians will gain the opportunity to be apart of a valuable teaching experience. If you are interested, please visit us at:

PENCIL Foundation

Contact: Mollie Perry,

Did you know that NAND has a partnership with the PENCIL foundation? NAND has been assigned to Glencliff High School’s Academy of Health and Hospitality. Volunteer areas include:  teaching pre-natal nutrition classes, foodservice/culinary classes, work shadowing, and many more! Contact Mollie if you are interested in volunteering. To learn more, check out their website at

Second Harvest Food Bank
Contact: Caroline Pullen,
331 Great Circle Drive, Nashville, TN 37228
Phone: 615-329-3491
To sign up:

The Nashville Food Project
Contact: Mariah Ragland, Volunteer Coordinator
3605 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37215
Phone: 615-460-0172
To sign up:

Bio: The Nashville Food Project regularly hosts individuals or groups interested in building community and giving back. Volunteers are the core of our organization and allow us to grow, cook, and share nutritious food with the goals of alleviating hunger and cultivating community. We’re also always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help in our urban gardens, help with meal deliveries, or prep food for our meals program. Signing up is fast and easy, just visit