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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

Jack and Jill Children’s Center

 

Contact Person: Shannon Prohaszka and Toni Reed

Job Title: .

Address 1: 13115 West Broward Blvd.

Address 2: Fort Lauderdale

City: Fort Lauderdale

State: FL

ZIP code: 33311

Contact Number : 954 463 8772

Email:

Website: www.jackandjillcenter.org

Our mission is to break the cycle of poverty for children of low income working families of Broward through family oriented pre-school child care services/education and family support/intervention.

We need teen volunteers for: Hands-on working with team leaders and teacher with children 2-5 years old; help teach art and dance; work with food service staff.

Minimum Age: 14 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.

Florida Intergenerational Orchestra

 

Contact Person: Lorraine Marks

Job Title: Founder/Conductor

Address 1: Boca Raton

Address 2:

City: Boca Raton

State: FL

ZIP code: 33428

Contact Number : 561.995-0950

Email: strings4all@aol.com

Website: www.flioa.org

We have many volunteer opportunities for teens such as music mentor, music performance opportunities for community functions, web site design, program design, etc.

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.

Boca Jets Lacrosse

 

Contact Person: Brian Clinton

Job Title: Stickhead Lacrosse 500 NE Spanish River Blvd

Address 1: c/o Stickhead Lacrosse 500 NE Spanish River Blv

Address 2: Suite 21

City: Boca Raton

State: AL

ZIP code: 33431

Contact Number : 954-725-1408

Email: bocajetslax@hotmail.com

Website: www.bocajetslacrosse.com

Boca Jets Lacrosse is a non-profit sports organization that provides a league for boys and girls from grades K - 8 to play lacrosse in Boca Raton. We are a 100% volunteer organization and have had over 300 children participate in one year. Volunteers are needed for:  Office work - registration information (immediate need)  Web site improvements  Coaching  Game day - concession help


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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