Get Involved

The YWCA Knoxville & the Tennessee Valley provides life-changing programs and services to women and families in East Tennessee, but it would not be possible without the many volunteers, donors, and supporters who contribute their time and resources every day to make our community a better place.  Whether it’s a one-time clothing donation or a 12-week mentoring commitment, there are dozens of ways to get involved with the YWCA!


Wish Lists

The YWCA serves a wide range of clients, from women in our Keys of Hope Women’s Housing Program, to middle school students at our Phyllis Wheatley Center in East Knoxville.  We are always in need of critical items to better serve our clients.  If you are interested in donating items, please check out our wish lists page.



The YWCA gratefully welcomes individuals and groups to volunteer their time and experience. Whether you would like to be a one-time or ongoing volunteer, we work to match the volunteer’s interests and talents with available projects.  Click here to learn more about our current volunteer opportunities.




Your secure online donation to the YWCA Knoxville & Tennessee Valley supports our neediest clients and ensures that the YWCA’s life-changing programs continue to be offered year-round.



Careers & Internships

The YWCA seeks enthusiastic professionals and students to join us in our mission to empower women and eliminate racism.  Job and internship opportunities are updated regularly on our website.