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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.

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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

South Florida Summerbridge

 

Contact Person: Paula Allen

Job Title: Assistant Director

Address 1: 3900 Jog Road

Address 2: Boca Raton

City: Boca Raton

State: FL

ZIP code: 33434

Contact Number : 561.226.0149 ext. 257

Email: allenpaula@email.msn.com

Website:

South Florida Summerbridge at Saint Andrew's School is a tuition-free, year-round academic enrichment program for economically challenged middle scool students in the School District of Palm Beach County. The program seeks high school and college students with an interest in the teaching profession as teachers/mentors. Summerbridge has two program components: a Summer Institute (June-July of each year; stipends given) and a School Year Institute (October - May of each year; internship and community service credit given).

Andrews Living Arts Studio

 

Contact Person: Mr. Shapale J. Cooper

Job Title: 23 North West 5th Street

Address 1: Fort Lauderdale

Address 2:

City: Fort Lauderdale

State: FL

ZIP code: 33068

Contact Number : 954 765 4202 ext. 249

Email: email shapale55@yahoo.com

Website: www.broward.org/iwi00900.htm

Adopt-A-Street is a partnership between Broward Beautiful, Broward County Government, and participating cities. Volunteer groups agree to adopt one-half of a mile or more of a selected street and remove the litter four times per year for two years. Volunteers are needed to provide organizational help, cleanup supplies, free disposal and Adopt-A-Street signs

Make-A-Wish Foundation

 

Contact Person: Melissa Venditti

Job Title: .

Address 1: 2901 Stirling Road, Suite 208

Address 2:

City: Fort Lauderdale

State: FL

ZIP code: 33312

Contact Number : Phone: 954-967-9474 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.

The Haven

 

Contact Person: Jan Barnett

Job Title: HR & Administration Manager

Address 1: 21441 Boca Rio Road

Address 2: Boca Raton

City: Boca Raton

State: FL

ZIP code: 33433

Contact Number : 561.483.0962

Email: 561.483.0962

Website:

Volunteers are needed for this non-profit organization benefiting adolescent boys who have been the victims of abuse, abandonment and neglect. They have thrift shops in Delray Beach and Boynton Beach that are always in need of volunteer assistance. The thrift stores are open 7 days a week. Contact Richar Kheel for thrift shop needs at 561.901.8874. Volunteer help is also needed to test the donated computers at the Boca Raton campus, Monday - Friday. The machines need to be tested, the previous owner's software removed, and basic software reloaded. Contact Jan Barnett at 561.483.0962 ext. 101 if you can help with the donated computers.

Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County

 

Contact Person: Heidi Holmes

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator

Address 1: 1225A South Military Trail

Address 2:

City: West Palm Beach

State: FL

ZIP code: 33415

Contact Number : 561.433.3351

Email: volunteer@habitatpbc.org

Website: www.habitatpbc.org

Individuals age 16 and older are invited to volunteer on our build sites with a signed waiver from a parent or legal guardian. Volunteers are not required to have any building skills. Projects may include any aspect of housing construction (including but not limited to) framing, roofing, electrical, plumbing, drywall, painting, landscaping, loading and unloading materails, and cleaning up. We are also always looking for office volunteers to greet visitors, file, assist with data entry and other miscellaneous jobs.


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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