Category Archives: Community Events/Social Services

Veterans’ College & Career Fair 8/27


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by | August 12, 2019 · 10:26 AM

Future Opportunity Fair – Hollywood Library 8/2

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by | July 24, 2019 · 1:08 PM

Family & Friends CPR Course-Healthy Living Series 6/19/19

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library 

Join Baptist Memorial Health Care at the Memphis Public Library for the Quarterly Healthy Living Speaker Series.

Baptist will partner with the American Heart Association to offer the Family & Friends CPR course.

Family & Friends CPR is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a CPR course completion card to meet a job requirement. This course is ideal for community groups, new parents, grandparents, babysitters, and others interested in learning how to save a life.”

This free 23-minute class could help save a life. 

This program will take place 6/19/2019  in Meeting Room C at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave..

Light lunch is provided at 11:30 A.M. and the seminar will begin at 11:50 A.M. 

For more information or to register, please call 901-227-3512.

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Jobs in July 7/18/19

Online Registration:
  1. Acadian Ambulance–Tennessee
  2. Always Best Care Senior Services
  3. Amazon
  4. American Job Center – Greater Memphis Region
  5. Associated Builders & Contractors – West TN
  6. Back Yard Burgers
  7. Baptist Memorial Healthcare Corporation
  8. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis
  9. Brock Services, LLC
  10. Career Academy, LLC
  11. City of Memphis
  12. City of Memphis AmeriCorps VISTA
  13. City of Memphis Public Safety Recruitment
  14. Cleveland Track Material
  15. CMI Healthcare Services
  16. COM – Manhood University & Women Offering Women Support (WOWS)
  17. COM – Office of Community Affairs – A Better Memphis
  18. Comcast
  19. Corky’s Food Manufacturing
  20. Durham School Services/Transportation
  21. Elvis Presley Enterprises
  22. Facilities Performance Group
  23. FCC Forrest City
  24. FedEx Express
  25. FedEx Freight
  26. FedEx Ground
  27. FedEx Ground Olive Branch
  28. FedEx Ground Smartpost
  29. FedEx Office
  30. FedEx Services
  31. FedEx Trade Networks
  32. Flex
  33. Georgia-Pacific
  34. GMACW/ Move-Hire
  35. iHeart Media
  36. Ingram Micro
  37. Job Corps/Alutiiq Commercial Enterprises, LLC
  38. Kele, Inc.
  39. KPower
  40. LEDIC Realty Company
  41. Lees Logistics
  42. LeMoyne-Owen College  – Admissions
  43. Levy Restaurants
  44. Lowe’s Home Improvement
  45. Memphis Area Transit Authority
  46. Memphis Grizzlies Foundation
  47. Memphis Mental Health Institute
  48. Memphis Public Libraries – Digital Literacy
  49. Memphis Public Libraries – LINC/2-1-1
  50., Inc.
  51. Moore Tech – Admissions
  52. National Guard Products, Inc.
  53. News America Marketing
  54. Nike Retail
  55. One & Only BBQ
  56. Opportunity Memphis Kiosk
  57. Pandrol
  58. PFSWEB
  59. Phelps Security
  60. Porter-Leath
  61. Prologistix
  62. Renewal by Andersen
  63. Republic Services
  64. Resume Review and Mock Interviews
  65. Roadmaster
  66. Roadmaster Drivers School
  67. Security One Inc
  68. Shelby County Community Service Agency
  69. Shelby County Community Services
  70. Shelby County Crime Victims & Rape Crisis Center
  71. Shelby County Government
  72. Shelby County School Division of Nutrition Services
  73. Shelby County Sheriff
  74. Shelby Residential and Vocational Services, Inc.
  75. Sodexo at Lausanne
  76. Southwest TN Community College  – Admissions
  77. State of TN; Labor and Workforce Development
  78. TCAT Memphis  – Admissions
  79. Technicolor
  80. Ticket to Work – Allied Professional Services
  81. U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District
  82. U.S. Army
  83. U.S. Army National Guard
  84. Unistar-Sparco Computers, Inc
  85. United Elevator Services, LLC
  86. University of Memphis
  87. University of Memphis – Admissions
  88. University of TN Health Science Center
  89. UPS
  90. Walgreens
  91. WHBQ-TV FOX 13
  92. Wright Medical
    Updated List 7/10/19 2:30 pm
  1. Dress for Success Memphis
  2. Empire Beauty
  3. Tie & Scarf Bar
  4. Professional Headshots
  5. Memphis Public Libraries – JobLINC

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Jobs & Careers Week Apr 1-5 @ Whitehaven Library

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by | April 1, 2019 · 3:11 PM

Restoration Saturday 3/23/19


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by | March 22, 2019 · 9:01 AM

Workshop: Job Fairs and Interviews 3/20/19 @ Crenshaw Library

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by | March 18, 2019 · 9:15 AM

Sister-Nomic$ – Economic Empowerment Sessions Monthly @ Dress for Success to register.

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Legal Education Clinics 2/20, 2/27, 3/13, 4/10
Pursuit of God, 3171 Signal St, Memphis, TN 38127

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The Bigger Picture – Parenting Class

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by | February 1, 2019 · 12:39 PM

Expungement Clinic 12/12/18

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Expungement Clinic 11/10 Hosted by Just City & C.L.I.M.B.

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Just City and C.L.I.M.B. Partnering to Host Expungement Clinic

Just City and C.L.I.M.B. (Creating Lifetime Independence Moving Barriers) of Riverside Missionary Baptist Church (The River) will host an expungement clinic on Saturday, November 10 from 10AM2PM.

By providing an expungement clinic, the organizations seek to improve the lives of Shelby County citizens whose past criminal history could bar them from obtaining employment, securing housing, or qualifying for a loan for a car, home, or education.

One of C.L.I.M.B.’s leaders, Tammy Cowan was inspired to bring the expungement clinic to the 38109 zip code because it’s necessary to help to eliminate poverty by empowering people to take steps to improve their own lives.
Initiating an expungement clinic by partnering with Just City is one way our organization can make a major impact in the community. By eliminating barriers in our workforce, many people have an opportunity to become self-sufficient, obtain fulfilling careers and housing to support their families. Also, recidivism rates are lowered, stated C.L.I.M.B. director Amber Covington”.

Inspired by the work of the Shelby County Public Defender’s Office, Just City was founded in 2015 by a group of activists, attorneys, and civic leaders. Just City’s mission is to advance policies and programs within Shelby County and the State of Tennessee that strengthen the right to counsel and mitigate the damage caused to families and neighborhoods as a result of contact with the criminal justice system.

C.L.I.M.B., a workforce and economic development program; mission is to alleviate suffering, poverty, and oppression by helping build secure, productive, and just communities by promoting career and economic growth in 38109 and 38116.

For more information, contact or 901-646-1342.

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Orange Mound in October 10/26-10/28



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by | October 19, 2018 · 2:27 PM

Thanksgiving Around the World 11/10 @ Cordova Library

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Coffee& Conversation Class (English as a Second Language)
        Come and enjoy  delicious snacks from different cultures

Fire Museum of Memphis*

  • What does a firefighter do? 
  • See inside a fire truck
  • Information about fire safety
  • How do I get a free smoke alarm?
  • Giveaways to participants


Quasi Food Truck of Memphis will be onsite.

*Donations will be accepted for our Memphis Fire Department


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Service Over Self – Summer 2019 Opportunities

Service Over Self – Summer Opportunities

From Choose901 Blog

SOS hosts weeklong camps throughout the summer for groups of junior high and high school students to volunteer to replace roofs in the neighborhoods of Binghampton and Orange Mound. Registration is now open for their 2019 Summer Camp season

Groups can either register for SOS Binghampton or for SOS114 in Orange Mound. Camp tuition is $365 per person for the week in Binghampton and $320 per person in Orange Mound. The fee covers housing, meals, materials, tools, programming, and an SOS camp t-shirt. Volunteers stay on-site at Service Over Self’s main campus on Poplar Ave. if serving in Binghampton and the Heights, or at Union Avenue Baptist Church if serving in Orange Mound.

Each camp week runs Sunday through Saturday. In addition to the time spent at worksites, campers also participate in chapel and group devotional and have blocks of free time as well as a designated afternoon during which they are encouraged to go and explore Memphis.

Learn more about programming, see a sample schedule, read camper testimonials, and get answers to frequently asked questions at

SOS is also hiring college students to work with volunteer groups as part of the Summer Staff.

There are about 50 positions that need to be filled including team leaders, construction managers, photographers & videographers, camp coordinators, and more. Staff members are paid $250 per week plus room and board. See a full list of available positions and apply here.

Learn more about Service Over Self’s year-round service and leadership development opportunities including Spring Break and the SOS Academy residency at their website.

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