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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

Winterfest, Inc.

 

Contact Person: Dawn Read

Job Title: Volunteer coordinator

Address 1: 512 NE 3rd Ave.

Address 2: Fort Lauderdale

City: Fort Lauderdale

State: FL

ZIP code:

Contact Number : 954 767 0686

Email: dawn@winterfestparade.com

Website: www.winterfestparade.com

This organization has two large Family Fun Days in November and December. Winterfest Family Fun Day is November 28, 2010. Winterfest Black Tie Ball is Saturday December 4, 2010. Winterfest Boat Parade is Saturday, December 11, 2010. In addition, we have a variety of fun events that would be appropriate for student volunteers in addition to those listed above.

JARC Community Garden

 

Contact Person: Kimberli Swann

Job Title: Community Garden Coordinator

Address 1: 21160 95th Ave. S.

Address 2:

City: Boca Raton

State: FL

ZIP code: 33428

Contact Number : 561.558.2569

Email: kimberlis@jarcfl.org

Website: www.jarcfl.org

We serve adults with developmental disabilities. Our vegetable garden is used for therapeutic, social, and vocational training. We need volunteers to help maintain our garden working side by side with clients and instructors. Includes pulling weeds, planting, and watering. Must be willing to get dirty sometimes. May include field trips to other gardens, garden craft days, etc. Our clients are passionate about their garden!

Broward County Animal Care and Regulation

 

Contact Person: Allan Siegel

Job Title: Volunteer coordinator

Address 1: Two Locations: Fort Lauderdale

Address 2:

City: and Pompano Beach

State: FL

ZIP code:

Contact Number : 954 359 1010

Email:

Website: www.broward.org/animal

Volunteers must commit to work one shift a month for a minimum of two months. For the Fort Lauderdale shelter, volunteers can work Monday through Saturday. For the Pompano shelter, volunteers can work Wednesday through Sunday and customize their time to fit their needs. Opportunities include Adoption Assistants, Greeters and Escorts, and Lost and Found Associates that help to reunite lost pets with their owners; and at the Fort Lauderdale shelter only - Veterinary Assistants.

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.

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 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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