US Army Corps of Engineers
Nashville District

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities at J. Percy Priest Lake

J. Percy Priest Lake offers many volunteer opportunities in recreation and natural resource management.  We are the stewards of 30,000 acres of land and water held in the public trust.  The wise use of these precious resources today and their conservation for tomorrow are important and critical responsibilities. 

We need your help!!  As a volunteer, you gain valuable skills, work outdoors, meet new people, see a new area of the country and achieve a proud sense of contributing to the future of the Nation.  J. Percy Priest Lake is located just minutes from Music City - Nashville.

Volunteers Can.....

Design, build and maintain trails

Serve as recreation area volunteer host

Conduct interpretive programs

Maintain facilities

Remove trash and debris

Participate in wildlife management

Volunteer in the Visitor Center

Construct fish attractors

For more information, call the J. Percy Priest Lake Volunteer Coordinator at 615-889-1975, contact the Corps of Engineers Nationwide Volunteer Clearinghouse or call 1-800-VOL-TEER.

If a person wants to apply to become a volunteer just at J. Percy Priest Lake please fill out this form and mail it to us at 3737 Bell Road, Nashville TN, 37214; or e-mail it to jpercypriestlake@usace.army.mil; or fax it to 615-391-0005.