Bicentennial Volunteers, Inc.

Connecting People with Purpose., Community., Resources., Service., Opportunities.


Bicentennial Volunteers, Inc. is the collective term for three related non-profit organizations – BVI, National Emergency Assistance (NEA) and Retiree Resources Corporation (RRC). We provide Tennessee Valley Authority retirees and former TVA employees with the opportunity to get involved in volunteer work, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) work and TVA contract work. 

Bicentennial Volunteers, Inc.

BVI offers an opportunity to volunteer at the Visitor Centers at Fontana Dam, Kentucky Dam, Norris Dam, and Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Facility along with a variety of other volunteer opportunities.

National Emergency Assistance, Inc.

FEMA relies on NEA employees to augment their disaster assistance endeavors all over the United States.

Retiree Resources Corporation

Many TVA retirees and former employees are working through RRC to provide temporary staff augmentation to TVA.

We seek to make an impact in our Tennessee Valley community through the following efforts each year

STEM grants given to Tennessee Valley teachers

Visitors to the TVA Visitor Centers

Tennessee Valley Robotics Teams entered into competitions

RRC employees supporting TVA through staff augmentation

NEA employees deployed to disaster areas

Retirees doing projects to help improve their communities

What’s New?

Newest NEA employees receive disaster training

  By Susan Self and Barbara Martocci National Emergency Assistance (NEA) offered a 2-week training course on January 22, 2024, in Chattanooga for new employees.  The course focused on learning the details of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) position...

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