East Knoxville community center


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A trusted east Knoxville community center, the YWCA Phyllis Wheatley Center (PWC) is home to programs involving education, health, and the community.

  • Comprehensive education and youth programming includes: After-School Enrichment Program, Summer Kids in Play, and Y-Teens.
  • Active health & fitness programs include Diversity Runs, a walking/running club, as well as a Club W workout facility.
  • The PWC also provides community outreach and services through a Community Garden, community events, and facility rentals.

Through the contributions of dedicated volunteers and community collaborations, the PWC transforms the lives of young people and brings the community together in a warm, safe, and supportive environment.

We encourage you to get involved with the PWC. The PWC is seeking ongoing and one-time volunteers to serve in the following capacities:

  • After-School Enrichment: Tutors in middle-school math, reading, and science and mentors role modeling healthy behaviors
  • Y-Teens: Group facilitators, workshop leaders, mentors
  • Senior Network: Meal preparation and donation, group facilitators for crafts, exercise, games, music lessons, etc.

Volunteer applications can be found on the YWCA Knoxville Volunteer Page.