Volunteer In Memphis

support us at the hub of our international movement

Operation Broken Silence is headquartered in Memphis, TN. Our Memphis supporters have unique opportunities to propel our mission forwards at the hub of our international movement. If you live in Memphis and want to pitch in your time, we encourage you to sign up for our event volunteer email list. Just click the link below and select Volunteering In Memphis.

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Current volunteer opportunities can be found below!

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Eden’s Run 5K is our annual fundraising race that supports our primary and high schools in Yida Refugee Camp, South Sudan. The 10th annual Eden’s Run 5K is Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 8:30AM at Shelby Farms Park.

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Our organization has a 10 person volunteer Event Committee that organizes and recruits to the race. This Event Committee is led by one of our board members and receives additional support from our staff. Their responsibilites include:

Attending and engaging in once-a-month meetings through June 2019 and twice-a-month meetings in the three months before the run for planning and goal tracking purposes.

  • Being responsive to the Event Committee Chair and OBS staff.
  • Reaching a personal $125 fundraising goal through a 5K fundraising page.
  • Recruiting a minimum of 5 attendees through an online team, and leading those who choose to fundraise to reaching their individual goals before race day.
  • Recruiting one event sponsor as outlined in the 5K’s Sponsorship Packet.
  • Volunteering from start to finish on event day.
  • Providing constructive feedback after the 5K for the 2020 event.

To inquire about joining this volunteer committee, please email us at info [at] operationbrokensilence [dot] org. 

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The Good People Good Beer Gala is our annual fundraising Gala that supports our primary and high schools in Yida Refugee Camp, South Sudan. The 7th annual Good People Good Beer Gala is Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 7:00PM at the Memphis Grand Carousel. 

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Our organization has a 10 person volunteer Event Committee that organizes and recruits to the Gala. This Event Committee is led by one of our board members and receives additional support from our staff. Their responsibilites include:

  • Attending and engaging in once-a-month meetings in 2018 and twice-a-month meetings in 2019 for Gala planning and tracking purposes.
  • Being responsive to the Event Committee Chair and OBS staff.
  • Reaching a personal $125 fundraising goal through a 5K fundraising page.
  • Recruiting a minimum of 5 attendees through an online team, and leading those who choose to fundraise to reaching their individual goals before event night.
  • Recruiting one event sponsor as outlined in the Gala’s Sponsorship Packet.
  • Volunteering from start to finish on event day.
  • Providing constructive feedback after the Gala for the 2020 event.

To inquire about joining this volunteer committee, please email us at info [at] operationbrokensilence [dot] org.

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Looking for a volunteer opportunity you can pursue from home? Here you go:

1. Fundraise. Our most popular and impactful volunteer opportunity is available to you every day of the year! You can volunteer online by starting a fundraising page for one of our lifesaving programs. LEARN MORE »

2. Host Your Own Event. If you are looking for a hands-on volunteer opportunity, you can host your own event! We offer a number of guides, promotional materials, and staff support to our events hosts. LEARN MORE »

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About Us

The people of Sudan are overcoming two of the greatest challenges facing humanity today: war and genocide. Operation Broken Silence is working to accelerate their ability to generate lasting change through storytelling and movement-building, education and emergency response, and grassroots advocacy programs.

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. DONATE HERE »

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