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

Kids in Distress


Contact Person: Nancy Okrent

Job Title: .

Address 1: 819 NE 26th St.

Address 2: Fort Lauderdale

City: Fort Lauderdale

State: FL

ZIP code: 33305

Contact Number : 954-767-8573


Website: www.kidsvotingbroward.org

We prepare and motivate future voters through nationally acclaimed curriculum in K-12 with hands-on voting experience. We need volunteers to join our high school student advisory board, participate in fundraising activities, and join our think tank. Minimum Age: 14 years old

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.

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: .


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.

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


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.

Habitat for Humanity


Contact Person: James Keffler

Job Title: Office Manager

Address 1: 100 East Linton Blvd., #203

Address 2:

City: Delray Beach

State: FL

ZIP code: 33483

Contact Number : 561.819.6070 Fax: 561.819.0173

Email: hfhboca@hfhboca.org

Website: www.hfhboca.org

Helpers for Humanity:  Various jobs are available from clerical to construction during the building of a habitat home. Physical labor from painting to roofing to planning are all greatly needed. Work is usually scheduled on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 1:00 p.m.. to 5:00 p.m. Students must have a signed release form to participate and be accompanied by at least one chaperone 18 years of age or old

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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