Tag Archives: volunteers

  • Volunteer Voices

    Posted on February 27, 2015 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

      Our Brentwood group had its first official meeting last month with 13 attendees. After a brief overview of ESTN mission, role of volunteers, vision for Brentwood group and announcements of events, the group heard from current volunteer Trish Gomez about her experience as a youth presenter and showed the Be the Jam video. The […]

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  • Volunteer Voices

    Posted on January 28, 2015 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

      Our volunteers have taken the start of a new year to heart with lots of fresh ideas, hopes, plans, and energy leading the way. Here’s what some of our volunteer groups have been up to this past month… The Brentwood group’s inaugural meeting was a film screening of the documentary Nefarious: Merchant of Souls. […]

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  • Volunteer Voices

    Posted on November 26, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

    Spring Hill  had a pretty fantastic meeting this month with nine volunteers attending to help brainstorm opportunities and identify team goals for the next year. The group was challenged to sponsor survivors for Christmas and invite folks from work, clubs, Sunday school classes and elsewhere to participate as well. They’ve planned their next meeting to be […]

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  • Getting the Word Out

    Posted on October 24, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

      by Karen Karpinski, Director of Education End Slavery Tennessee has been blessed with some of the most dedicated, engaged and passionate volunteers that I have encountered.  I recently met two of the three-generation family who are involved with End Slavery Tennessee in Dickson, Franklin and Springhill.  As a family they have committed themselves to […]

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  • Volunteer Voices

    Posted on October 24, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

      The Spring Hill group had a good meeting this month and enjoyed having Karen Karpinski visit and share some updates and future plans. She also helped the group vision-cast a bit about more opportunities for events and trainings in the Spring Hill area. The group decided to have a volunteer challenge for this next […]

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  • Volunteer Voices

    Posted on September 30, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

      Spring Hill group went over the new mission statement, talked about using accurate and distinctive language (i.e. “Training”, “Long-term therapeutic aftercare”, etc.), discussed organizational updates like the developing resource center and on-line training courses, shared survivor updates, took a look at Volgistics, got volunteer documents in order, discussed new ideas for auction items, signed […]

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  • Volunteer Voices

    Posted on August 26, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

     The West Central group had a good second meeting this month with the group’s new leader, Katie Camper.  Katie went over the new mission and vision statements and the group worked together to assemble some survivor rescue kits. They  also discussed the date for their Human Chess fundraising game to take place sometime in late […]

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  • Volunteer Voices

    Posted on July 23, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

       Spring Hill group had a great car wash event this month raising around $160 and is currently working on assembling their educational display board and Ride for Refuge auction baskets for the volunteer event in October.   The Franklin group had a special meeting this month – they acknowledged specific progress the group members […]

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  • Volunteer Voices

    Posted on May 28, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

    By Shannon Scott For the Spring Hill Group, May was quite the busy month: They watched the powerful documentary Girls Like Us, raised money for The Big Payback, sent out a presenter to discuss human trafficking and hosted a film screening of Rape For Profit at the Spring Hill Public Library. Now they are about to gear […]

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