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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

Palm Beach Opera

 

Contact Person: Gordon Longhofer

Job Title: Education and Outreach Coordinator

Address 1: 415 South Olive Avenue

Address 2: West Palm Beach

City: West Palm Beach

State: FL

ZIP code: 33401

Contact Number : 561.833.3709

Email: pbopera@pbopera.org

Website: www.pbopera.org

Palm Beach Opera needs volunteers on a "call as needed" basis. Volunteers will help with a variety of clerical duties needed for the timely distribution of mass mailings and newsletters. Dress is "business casual." In addition, they would welcome some talented teens to help with their summer programs for children. If you are interested in art, music, writing, or drama, this could be a perfect fit.

Delray Beach Public Library Teen Advisory Boar

 

Contact Person: Loanis Menendez

Job Title: Cuesta Young Adult Librarian

Address 1: 100 West Atlantic Avenue

Address 2:

City: Delray Beach

State: FL

ZIP code: 33433

Contact Number : 561.819.6299

Email: Loanis.Menendez@DelrayLibrary.org

Website: www.delraylibrary.org

Teen Advisory Board @ Delray Beach Public Library (TAB@DBPL) The TAB@DBPL was formed to give teens the opportunity to participate in and influence teen services at the Delray Beach Public Library. Membership Requirements: Ages 13 - 17. Teen Volunteer Application/Model Release and Statement of Commitment. Members must commit to one year of service and a minimum of 75 hours of service for that year. Service hours can be met with a combination of activities: attendance at monthly meetings (1 hr, once a month required) during fiscal year October - September, AND chairing one Young Adult Yearly Program such as Book Discussion Chair and Got Gaming? Chair Various positions available for Homework Helpers and FCAT (3rd, 4th, & 5th) Tutors. For more details, please visit the TAB@DBPL website (www.delraybeachlibrary.org under Youth Services) or come by the library for an application.

Children’s Hospital

 

Contact Person: Unknown

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator

Address 1: 700 Childrens Drive

Address 2:

City: Colombus

State: OH

ZIP code: 43205

Contact Number : 614-722-2000

Email: volunteering@nationwidechildrens.org

Website: nationwidechildrens.org

Typically, teen volunteers provide service in many areas, including the information desk, gift shop, sibling Clubhouse, clinic waiting rooms, Close to Home centers, and in office settings.  Most assignments will be supporting families, patients, and staff.  Teens continuing in the Nationwide Children's volunteer program will have the opportunity to train on patient units.  Teens must be 14 and in high school by Septermber 1st.  Typically, teen volunteers provide service in many areas, including the information desk, gift shop, sibling Clubhouse, clinic waiting rooms, Close to Home centers, and in office settings.  Most assignments will be supporting families, patients, and staff.  Teens continuing in the Nationwide Children's volunteer program will have the opportunity to train on patient units.   Assignments will be same day/same time each week, typically 2-3 hours.

Best Buddies

 

Contact Person: Best Buddies

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator

Address 1: 1250 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd.

Address 2: Hallandale

City: Hallandale

State: FL

ZIP code: 33009

Contact Number : 954-456-1611

Email:

Website: www.bestbuddiesbroward.org

Best Buddies enhance the lives of people with developmental disabilities through a one-to-one friendship and integrated employment. Best Buddies needs volunteers to help with clerical work, filing, answering phones, and organizing and implementing events. Minimum age is 14 years old.

Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Palm Beach County, Inc.

 

Contact Person: Jennifer Przysinda

Job Title: Director

Address 1: 2112 Congress Ave. South,

Address 2: #2 West Palm Beach

City: West Palm

State: FL

ZIP code: 33406

Contact Number : 561.966.4120 ext. 16 or 1.800.819.2447

Email: jpbbb5@bellsouth.net

Website: www.bbbspbc.org

“Big Brothers” and “Big  Sisters” are needed to mentor at-risk elementary students (grades 3,4, & 5) in a structured program in local elementary schools. There are locations available throughout Palm Beach Country at selected schools. Volunteers will have to attend one traininng session. A weekly commitment of 1 1/2 hour meetings is required.


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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