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Volunteer Opportunities

UTK policy went into effect July 1, 2022

On May 24, Chancellor Plowman announced a new policy that allows regular employees to use up to eight paid work hours each year to engage in volunteer service. To learn more about the Human Resources HR0446-K Volunteer Activity Policy click here. For questions, contact Human Resources at (865) 974-6642 or

Additionally, we would like employees to record the volunteer activity and hours so the university can track the impact of our volunteer efforts. More information is available at: ServeUTK | Clay and Debbie Jones Center for Leadership and Service

If you want to find a cause that lights you up and ignites your Volunteer Spirit, below you will find a variety of UT and East Tennessee opportunities to get you started: