Get Involved

Emerald Youth Foundation is a Christian, urban youth and community ministry in Knoxville, TN serving over 2,300 young people annually. Whether you are looking to spend some of your spare time volunteering or looking to make a career change, Emerald has  a variety of ways in which you can get involved. Check out the information below to learn more.




Emerald would not be able to serve over 2,300 inner city youth without our amazing volunteers. From coaching a team, being a mentor or helping students prepare for college, there are many ways in which you can help make a meaningful difference.


See Our Job Openings

Find a job that’s more than just a job. Be part of a team that is helping raise up Knoxville’s next generation of leaders.


Be a Champion for Emerald

There are many simple and quick ways to help Emerald and make a huge impact! Check out the many ways you can help.



Consider making a financial gift to join us and hundreds of others in believing that Knoxville can be a place, where every child, in every neighborhood, can have a full life.