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William Armstrong Scholarship
Northeast Community Credit Union believes in supporting the students who wish to further their education beyond high school. Each year the credit union awards 5 high school seniors (one from each local high school in Carter County/Elizabethton) with a $500 scholarship. They receive a medallion and a certificate along with recognition at their school's awards ceremony. Students must submit an essay along with their application. Applications and essays are accepted January through March. Click here to print the scholarship application form.
Helping Teachers Teach Grant
Each month Northeast Community Credit Union awards one local teacher a $300 grant to help with classroom supplies. The teacher submits an application describing the needs of the classroom and how the funds will be used. Applications are accepted all year long, but the teacher must be a member of the credit union to receive the funds. Click here to print the Helping Teachers Teach application.
Boys and Girls Club of Elizabethton
Every year Northeast Community Credit Union sponsors various little league teams for the children of the Boys and Girls Club of Elizabethton. Through this sponsorship, the jerseys and equipment can be purchased, lowering the cost for the children to play.
Red Legacy Recovery
Red Legacy Recovery empowers women that are in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction with the skills to become self-confident, self-sufficient and employed. Recently they have opened a Thrift Store as a funding source for the organization. The items that are accepted are Shampoo/Conditioner, body wash/soap, toothbrushes/toothpaste, deodorants, razors/shaving cream, hairbrushes/combs, make-up, feminine hygiene products, new undergarments, and clothing items. Northeast Community Credit Union has partnered with Red Legacy Recovery and all four branches serve as a drop-off locations for the items listed above.
Elizabethton/Carter County Animal Shelter
The Elizabethton/Carter County Animal Shelter is another organization in which Northeast Community Credit Union serves as a drop-off location for supplies. Northeast Community Credit Union annually donates to the shelter. See the list of items below that can benefit the animal shelter:
Canned Dog/Cat Food
Equine Pine Pellets
Carriers of all sizes
towels, blankets, etc
nothing with fluff
Peanut butter jars….
empty and unwashed
make great dog toys
Payment on our vet account
for animal treatment
Robinson Animal Hospital
Index Cards (3x5 and 4x6)
Laundry detergent (any kind)
Large One-Time Items
TLC Community Center
Northeast Community Credit Union is helping sponsor the TLC Community Center’s Christmas Bundles of Love program. The Bundles of Love program collects items for children in need in the local community; such as hygiene items, school supplies, personal items and small toys. The bundles are distributed based on referrals from local schools and to clients who participate in the TLC Summer Food program.
Northeast Community Credit Union will be accepting items for the Bundles of Love, which include shampoo, toothpaste, individually packaged toothbrushes, dental floss, deodorant, soaps, combs, body wash, washcloths, pencils, erasers, notebooks, crayons, socks, gloves, hats, mittens, small toys and other similar items.
United Way of Elizabethton/Carter County
Each year, Northeast Community Credit Union sponsors United Way's Stars and Stripes Race. This race serves as one of United Way's biggest fund raisers. Northeast Community Credit Union is honored to partner with an organization that is working to advance the common good by focusing on the building blocks for a good life such as education, income and health.
Career Day Cloudland Elementary
Each Spring, Cloudland Elementary hosts a career day in which various businesses setup in the gym and teach the students about their business. Northeast Community Credit Union participates in career day each year and educates students on what a credit union is, and why it is important to save money.
Elizabethton Twins Baseball
Every summer Northeast Community Credit Union sponsors a game at the Elizabethton Twins Field. Throughout the night, people can enter to win a large door prize and also receive small door prizes between innings.
ARM (Assistance and Resource Ministries)
Assistance and Resources Ministries mission is to identify and secure the necessary human, financial, and material resources required to efficiently and fairly provide basic emergency necessities to those in need throughout Carter County. Northeast Community Credit Union annual donates to the organization.
Carter County Imagination Library
Carter County Imagination Library helps provide free books for every Carter County child from birth to age 5. There is no charge to the family for the books and any child who is signed up for the CCIL is eligible. Northeast Community Credit Union is one of the Foundation Members of the CCIL and has contributed $1,000 every year since the start of the Carter County Imagination Library.
School and public library support
Northeast Community Credit Union provides magazine subscriptions to all of the five high schools in Carter County as well as to the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library. We also provide durable magazine covers for those subscriptions to help protect the reading materials so more people can enjoy them.
Connecting Members to Community Volunteer Opportunities
Northeast Community Credit Union has developed a Community Crew Program (volunteer program) to encourage its members to serve the community more.
Volunteers will be rewarded based on hours served. Once you have completed volunteer work at one of the approved organizations, please turn in your completed Volunteer Time Slip at any NCCU location.
After you have served 25 hours at any one of the approved volunteer organizations, you will receive a Northeast Community Credit Union Community Crew t-shirt. Hours can be split among various approved organizations.
Volunteer Needs &
Hours of Operation
Responding to victims of disaster to asses needs and provide aid. When emergencies occur and as volunteer work is available
Complete provided training and paperwork, have driver's license and ability to drive, be mobile, computer skills are helpful
Annual track and field event (spring)
Annual bowling tournament (fall)
16 years or older, completion of volunteer registration
Caring adults to be mentors to local youth. Male volunteers are always needed as more boys are on the waiting list.
Orientation, interview, online training, background check, one year minimum commitment with 2-4 hours each month
Homework help; one-on-one mentoring; help serving during snack & dinner; small group leader; administrative support
Background check & volunteer orientation
Patient Care- direct contact with patients, socialization and companionship; Administration- office support; special projects - no patient contact or info provided. Volunteer makes items to give to patients. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Volunteer hours based on availability.
Patient care - 16 years or older, drivers license, pass drug screen, background check, sex offender, abuse registry, OIG and TB Skin Test. Administrative- same without drug screen. Orientation and training provided. 3 non-family references are needed.
Distribution of commodity foods to low income households. Weekdays vary, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Program overview and confidentiality training, ability to lift and carry food packages
CASA advocates for children, and board of directors members. Monday through Friday, hours vary.
No court experience necessary, training for advocates is provided. For board of directors, community connections and relevant skills to assist the board helpful.
Sorting donations for Thrift Store and working directly with clients. Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
No requirements for Thrift Store work; direct client volunteers will have training and complete a background check
Homework, tutoring, reading and physical play time. August through May, Monday through Thursday 3:30-5:30 p.m.
No special requirements
Take information and referral calls, crisis calls and make reassurance calls to elderly individuals. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Two 2.5 hour in-person training sessions; minimum of 2 hours volunteering required a week between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m.; volunteers may take calls from home; no special skills or heavy lifting required
Basic home maintenance and repairs for persons on fixed income; spend time with adults with disabilities - participate in recreational activities, etc. Daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. - since Core Services is a residential program, volunteers can serve basically anytime
Clean background check and a warm heart!
423-928-2752 ext 823
Reading and math tutors, people to play games with clients, art, music, fundraising, answer phones, clerical, etc. Daily, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
No special requirements needed
In classrooms and vocational facility with service recipients, fundraisers, 2017 Spooktacular, 2017 Pop Arts. Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Must be 18 years old, and will be placed according to experience, abilities, and desire to serve our service recipients.
Working with construction manager at job sites; and clerical office duties. Office work- Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Construction - Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
No experience necessary. Signed waiver needed for construction work,
Primarily shelf reading and shelving, occasional small office tasks, help with various programs from set-up to tear-down. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Summer Reading Program in June and July.
No training or skills. Need ability to be on feet for extended periods of time and to lift up to 15 pounds
Meal delivery for Meal on Wheels. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Valid driver's license, provide own transportation and complete a background check
Homework Helpers, maintaining gardens, help with programs. Homework Helpers are Monday through Thursday 4:30-6 p.m. Other volunteer hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Must be at least 18 years old, complete volunteer application and subject to background check.
Summer Food Program, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas. Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
No experience necessary
Host at museum, tour guides, archival help with filing and sorting, cleaning of office space. Monday, Wednesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Interest in history, public relations. A wide range of options are available for different physical abilities.
Construction - build houses from the ground up; home repair; Restores - non-profit home improvement stores: cashier, sort, price, unload and load donations.
No skills necessary, must be 14 years and older.
423-239-7689 ext 800
Cleaning office, working in thrift store, helping with fundraising. Monday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday 12-4 p.m.
Able to learn how to run a cash register, good people skills, computer and fundraising knowledge
One-to-one mentoring; helping with after-school program; preparing/serving dinner; facility work (i.e, painting, cleaning). Monday through Friday 3-6 p.m. Mentoring schedule depends on match.
No requirements for after-school program, dinner or facility work - unless long-term. Mentoring requires a 1 year commitment of 1 hour a week. Must be 18 or older, and pass a background check
Various opportunities - serving meals, painting (inside and outside), trimming hedges and trees, sorting clothing, cleaning furniture. Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Depends on project chosen. No special training or skills needed, some may require physical ability
Sorting, cleaning and packing food for families and individuals in our area. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Some alternate dates available
No specific training required. There is some possibility of heavy lifting and there is a lot of bending.
Answering phone, stuffing mailers, housekeeping, cooking meals, seasonal yard work, Happy Wheels cart. Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Happy Wheels cart runs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon.
Mandatory orientation (1 1/2 hours) and a background check
Elizabethton Farmers Market, Community Resource Center volunteers; office work, cleaning and building, fundraising, community education. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 9 a.m.
to 3 p.m.
Vary depending on volunteer opportunity
4th-6th Grade Junior 4H Camp - June 5-9, from morning until around 1:30 p.m. along with leader training before camp.
Be at least 19 years old, complete volunteer application and pass a background check. 1-3 female and 1-3 male leaders are needed
Northeast Community Credit Union wants your organization to benefit from its volunteer program. To get your organization involved, simply fill out the Community Organization Request for Volunteers Form and specify special projects, or daily tasks that your organization needs help with.
Single Families Matter
Single Families Matter enhances personal growth, and self-confidence while educating, equipping and empowering single parent families with resources, financial assistance, encouragement, and networking.
Single Families Matter is a free group for single parent households with one income. The group is designed to help these families achieve their long term financial goals. Members of the group receive support from their peers, along with benefits from Northeast Community Credit Union. Single Families Matter meets quarterly to give members the chance to socialize and discuss their goals. To find out about the next meeting or to join Single Families Matter contact any NCCU office.
Click here to see a list of local resources that you can take advantage of today!
Northeast Community Credit Union is honored to help the community in various ways. If your organization needs assistance in anyway please fill out the Community Involvement Request form and submit to the Marketing Department at 980 Jason Witten Way Elizabethton, TN.
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