Jessica Moog
37 Peabody St., Suite 206
Nashville, TN 37210

Hands On Nashville works to address critical issues facing the Middle Tennessee community through volunteer-centric programming. Hands On Nashvilles Urban Farm is a teaching and learning hub for volunteers to grow gardening skills, learn about healthy eating choices and gain an understanding of food access in the community. Mission/Story Hands On Nashville meets community needs through volunteerism. It all started with one Nashvillians desire to find meaningful ways for people to volunteer back in 1991. We're proud to be part of a city that highly values helping others. According to the Corporation for National and Community Services 2016 "Volunteering and Civic Life in America" report, Nashville has been ranked 34th among the nations 51 largest cities for volunteerism demonstrating the continued commitment of our communitys culture of service. Hands On Nashville is proud to help foster this positive behavior and to make it easy for residents to engage in meaningful service. Thank you for your spirit of service that makes this such a wonderful place to live. Hands On Nashville is a Proud Member of the AmeriCorps National Service Network AmeriCorpsAmeriCorps engages more than 75,000 members in intensive service annually to serve through nonprofit, faith-based, and community organizations at 25,000 locations across the country through organizations. These members help communities tackle pressing problems while mobilizing millions of volunteers for the organizations they serve. Since 1994, more than 900,000 Americans have provided more than 1.2 billion hours of service to their communities and country through AmeriCorps. For more information, visit AmeriCorps is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency that engages more than 5 million Americans in service through its AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, Social Innovation Fund, and Volunteer Generation Fund programs, and leads the President's national call to service initiative, United We Serve. Hands On Nashville is an equal opportunity employer. Hands On Nashville does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its employment policies.

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