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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

Boca Helping Hands

 

Contact Person: Joanne Szja

Job Title: Administrator

Address 1: Friendship Baptist Church

Address 2: 1421 NE Second Court

City: Boca Raton

State: FL

ZIP code:

Contact Number : 561.447.9275

Email: .

Website:

Boca Helping Hands provides bags of groceries from its food pantry and hot meals on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday. In addition it provides more than 1000 sandwiches and snacks a week for the children in low-income, after-school, child-care facilities in the area. Shut-in meals are also provided. We welcome teen (16+) volunteers. The center is a wonderful place for students to volunteer because of its friendly and caring atmosphere.

Kids Ecology Corps

 

Contact Person: Debra Miller

Job Title: Kids Ecology Corps

Address 1: 1350 East Sunrise Blvd.

Address 2: Fort Lauderdale

City: Fort Lauderdale

State: FL

ZIP code: 33304

Contact Number : 954 524 0366

Email:

Website: www.kidsecologycorps.org

Our mission is to educate and generate conversations with young people about ecology and the environment and involve them in caring for our earth. It is a grass roots volunteer organization involved in Marine conservation and educational projects to preserve the local coral reef environment. We need volunteers for: office work; phones, filing, data entry, art projects, helping on field trips. Minimum Age: 14 years

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.

Giving Lax

 

Contact Person: Bobby Rauch

Job Title: Founder/President

Address 1: 3900 Jog Road 33434

Address 2:

City: Boca Raton

State: FL

ZIP code: 33434

Contact Number : 561-271-0506

Email: bobbyrauch@gmail.com

Website: givinglax.com

Giving Lax is an organization dedicated to bringing lacrosse to underprivileged youth in South Florida.  Giving Lax collects new and used lacrosse equipment to outfit the children with all necessary protective gear.  Once we've collected enough equipment, we begin our instructional lacrosse clinics at various after-school centers.  We are always in need of volunteer coaches.

211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast The Center for Information & Crisis Services, Inc.

 

Contact Person: Rhonda Throop

Job Title: Director of Community Relations

Address 1: P.O. Box 3588

Address 2:

City: Lantana

State: FL

ZIP code: 33465

Contact Number : 561.547.8637

Email: rhonda.throop@211pbtc.org

Website: www.211pbtc.org

211 Teen Ambassador Program is looking for volunteers to act as community educators and inform their peers regarding services and programs that are available to them when they do not know where to turn for assistance. Volunteers distribute materials, speak with peers, and participate in panels addressing teen issues. Volunteers are required to attend a four-houring training. 211 is also looking for Call Center Operators to answer calls from individuals looking for information and referral to social service organizations. 50-hour training 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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