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Volunteens is a website that helps teenage high school students find volunteering opportunities to not only better their community, but also to fill their high school’s required community service hours.

If you know of organizations or events that you would like us to add to this website, please contact us at alex@heatzig.com

Also, if you are viewing this website from a county that is not Broward or Palm Beach and would like to bring VolunTeens to your area send me an email!

 

Some Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Broward County 4H Program

 

Contact Person: Germaine Pointer

Job Title: Att: Germaine Pointer

Address 1: 3245 College Ave

Address 2: Davie

City: Davie

State: FL

ZIP code: 33314

Contact Number : 954 370 3725

Email:

Website: www.broward.org/extension

Our mission is to enable young people to acquire knowledge, develop life skills, and form attitudes that help them become productive and contributing members of society. We need volunteer teens to assist clubs and leaders, and to work as summer day camp assistants. Minimum age: 16 years old

Make-A-Wish Foundation

 

Contact Person: Melissa Venditti

Job Title: .

Address 1: 2901 Stirling Road, Suite 208

Address 2: Fort Lauderdale

City: Fort Lauderdale

State: FL

ZIP code: 33312

Contact Number : 888-773-9474

Email:

Website: www.sfla.wish.org

Mission: The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

Make-a-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida serves Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee, Highlands, Monroe, Hendry, Glades, Collier and Lee. OUr biggest cities include Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Stuart, Port St. Lucie, Vero Beach, Fort Pierce, Key West, Naples, and Fort Myers counties. The average cost of a wish is $5,000.

The Kids for Wish Kids® (elementary, middle school ages) and Wishmakers® (high school and college ages) programs are fundraising programs implemented int he schools, religious organizations, and community/civic organizations to raise funds and community awareness on behalf of Make-A-Wish. For more information, fundraising ideas and forms, log onto: www.sfla.wish.org/spev-kidsforwishkids.htm or call 954-967-9474.

Horses and the Handicapped of South Florida

 

Contact Person: Juliette Holden

Job Title: ead Riding Instructor

Address 1: radewinds Park Training Center

Address 2: 3600 W. Sample Road, Mailing Address: PO Box 273542

City: Coconut Creek

State: FL

ZIP code: 33427

Contact Number : 954.974.2007

Email: Handh@flite.net

Website: www.handhmagic.org

Leader and Sidewalker. Students are needed to aid handicapped youngsters with riding instruction. Training is provided to ensure safe and enjoyable experiences for both the rider and the volunteers.  (Prior horse experience is not necessary.)  Volunteers will be asked to commit to a specific riding class. Students to groom and feed the horses, clean the stalls, etc, are also needed. If you love horses, this is a great volunteer opportunity!

Ronald McDonald House

 

Contact Person: Kate Ziegler

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator

Address 1: 711 East Livingston Ave

Address 2:

City: Colombus

State: OH

ZIP code: 43205

Contact Number : 614-227-3700

Email: kate.ziegler@rmhc-centralohio.org

Website: rmhc-centralohio.org

For three decades, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio (RMHC) has been serving families with seriously ill children by providing a home-away-from-home at the Columbus Ronald McDonald House. From our beginnings as a grassroots movement established by a partnership between volunteers and local McDonald’s Owner/Operators, our Charity has served thousands of families in their deepest times of need.

Special Olympics

 

Contact Person: Kevin Rasnake

Job Title: Therapeutic Recreation Dept.

Address 1: 2728 Lake Worth Road

Address 2: Lake Worth

City: Lake Worth

State: FL

ZIP code: 33461

Contact Number : 561.588.5035 ext. 4

Email: sopbc@hotmail.com

Website: www.sopbc.com

Service with the Special Olympics begins with the Indoor Games in September. Students can help with Bowling competitions on September 18th. In addition, volunteers are needed to help with various sports practices both fall and spring. Volunteers assist coaches through enthusiastic encouragement of the athletes and often participate in physical activity.


My name is Alex Heatzig, and I am the President of VolunTeens. I am a rising Senior at Saint Andrew's High School in Boca Raton, Florida, Florida. I am excited about making this website more useful than ever! If you are visiting this website from outside the Palm Beach and Broward County that we are currently located in and would like to make a difference in your community, contact me for a great opportunity!
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