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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Some Teen Volunteer Opportunities
Broward County 4H Program
Contact Person: Germaine Pointer
Job Title: Att: Germaine Pointer
Address 1: 3245 College Ave
Address 2: Davie
ZIP code: 33314
Contact Number : 954 370 3725
Our mission is to enable young people to acquire knowledge, develop life skills, and form attitudes that help them become productive and contributing members of society. We need volunteer teens to assist clubs and leaders, and to work as summer day camp assistants. Minimum age: 16 years old
Contact Person: Melissa Venditti
Job Title: .
Address 1: 2901 Stirling Road, Suite 208
Address 2: Fort Lauderdale
City: Fort Lauderdale
ZIP code: 33312
Contact Number : 888-773-9474
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.
Horses and the Handicapped of South Florida
Contact Person: Juliette Holden
Job Title: ead Riding Instructor
Address 1: radewinds Park Training Center
Address 2: 3600 W. Sample Road, Mailing Address: PO Box 273542
City: Coconut Creek
ZIP code: 33427
Contact Number : 954.974.2007
Leader and Sidewalker. Students are needed to aid handicapped youngsters with riding instruction. Training is provided to ensure safe and enjoyable experiences for both the rider and the volunteers. (Prior horse experience is not necessary.) Volunteers will be asked to commit to a specific riding class. Students to groom and feed the horses, clean the stalls, etc, are also needed. If you love horses, this is a great volunteer opportunity!
Ronald McDonald House
Contact Person: Kate Ziegler
Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator
Address 1: 711 East Livingston Ave
ZIP code: 43205
Contact Number : 614-227-3700
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.
Contact Person: Kevin Rasnake
Job Title: Therapeutic Recreation Dept.
Address 1: 2728 Lake Worth Road
Address 2: Lake Worth
City: Lake Worth
ZIP code: 33461
Contact Number : 561.588.5035 ext. 4
Service with the Special Olympics begins with the Indoor Games in September. Students can help with Bowling competitions on September 18th. In addition, volunteers are needed to help with various sports practices both fall and spring. Volunteers assist coaches through enthusiastic encouragement of the athletes and often participate in physical activity.