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

Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County


Contact Person: Linda Moreno

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator

Address 1: 7501 North Jog Road

Address 2: Palm Beach

City: Palm Beach

State: FL

ZIP code: 33412

Contact Number : 561.640.4000 ext. 4327 fax: 561.640.3400

Email: lmoreno@swa.org

Website: www.swa.org

Volunteers aged 12 years and up are needed in your neighborhood, in our community, and in SWA's Administrative Office. Opportunities include educating Palm Beach County residents about waste reduction and recycling, cleaning and beautifying neighborhoods, and developing skills and talents in SWA's office.

Museum Of Art / Fort Lauderdale


Contact Person: Leslie Bell

Job Title: Curatorial & Education Assistant

Address 1: One East Las Olas Blvd.

Address 2: Fort Lauderdale

City: Fort Lauderdale

State: FL

ZIP code:

Contact Number : 954- 525-5500 ext. 230 or ext 241

Email: email:lbell@moafl.org

Website: www.moafl.org

Join the fun at the Museum of Art / Fort Lauderdale -- become a volunteer! Volunteers support the Museum staff in a wide variety of functions: greeting visitors, working at the admissions counter, assisting at lectures and special events, and helping out at our Creative Summer Art Camp. The Museum also has opportunities for docents. Scheduling is flexible to fit your needs, and training is provided to ensure that you're comfortable in your volunteer position. The Museum has many unusual new exhibitions on its calendar, which means that volunteering will give you the inside track to experiencing firsthand the fun and excitement of working behind the scenes at the Museum of Art / Fort Lauderdale. Call 943-525-5500 ext. 230 or 241 to join our great volunteer team.

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


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.

Hanley Hazelden


Contact Person: Daniel Zondervan

Job Title: 5200 East Avenue

Address 1: West Palm Beach

Address 2:

City: West Palm Beach

State: FL

ZIP code: 33407

Contact Number : 561.841.1027

Email: dzondervan@hazelden.org

Website: www.hazelden.org

Established in 1986, Hanley-Hazelden Center, located on the campus of St. Mary's Hospital, offers a full range of recovery services for men and women over the age of 18 who struggle with alcoholism, drug dependency and related diseases. Volunteers are needed to assist with mailings, office work, educational projects, and more.

Pine Jog Environmental Education Center


Contact Person: Rita Adamo

Job Title: Summit Boulevard

Address 1: 6301 Summit Boulevard

Address 2: West Palm Beach

City: West Palm Beach

State: FL

ZIP code: 33415

Contact Number : 561.686.6600

Email: adamo@fau.edu

Website: www.pinejog.org

Volunteers are needed for clerical and office duties. "Enchanted Forest: a special event, is usually held in November. Tens will be needed as trail guides through the forest and as costumed animal characters. The animal characters need to memorize a 4 minute talk about the animal's life they are portraying. Volunteers are also needed at the "Palmetto Cafe" distributing refreshments. This environmental education center is awonderful volunteer opportunity for students who love nature, science, the outdoors, landscaping, ecology, etc.

My name is Megan Mangines, and I am the President of VolunTeens. I am a rising Junior at American Heritage 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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