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Some Teen Volunteer Opportunities
Palm Beach Opera
Contact Person: Gordon Longhofer
Job Title: Education and Outreach Coordinator
Address 1: 415 South Olive Avenue
Address 2: West Palm Beach
City: West Palm Beach
ZIP code: 33401
Contact Number : 561.833.3709
Palm Beach Opera needs volunteers on a "call as needed" basis. Volunteers will help with a variety of clerical duties needed for the timely distribution of mass mailings and newsletters. Dress is "business casual." In addition, they would welcome some talented teens to help with their summer programs for children. If you are interested in art, music, writing, or drama, this could be a perfect fit.
Delray Beach Public Library Teen Advisory Boar
Contact Person: Loanis Menendez
Job Title: Cuesta Young Adult Librarian
Address 1: 100 West Atlantic Avenue
City: Delray Beach
ZIP code: 33433
Contact Number : 561.819.6299
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.
Contact Person: Unknown
Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator
Address 1: 700 Childrens Drive
ZIP code: 43205
Contact Number : 614-722-2000
Typically, teen volunteers provide service in many areas, including the information desk, gift shop, sibling Clubhouse, clinic waiting rooms, Close to Home centers, and in office settings. Most assignments will be supporting families, patients, and staff. Teens continuing in the Nationwide Children's volunteer program will have the opportunity to train on patient units. Teens must be 14 and in high school by Septermber 1st. Typically, teen volunteers provide service in many areas, including the information desk, gift shop, sibling Clubhouse, clinic waiting rooms, Close to Home centers, and in office settings. Most assignments will be supporting families, patients, and staff. Teens continuing in the Nationwide Children's volunteer program will have the opportunity to train on patient units. Assignments will be same day/same time each week, typically 2-3 hours.
Contact Person: Best Buddies
Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator
Address 1: 1250 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd.
Address 2: Hallandale
ZIP code: 33009
Contact Number : 954-456-1611
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.
Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Palm Beach County, Inc.
Contact Person: Jennifer Przysinda
Job Title: Director
Address 1: 2112 Congress Ave. South,
Address 2: #2 West Palm Beach
City: West Palm
ZIP code: 33406
Contact Number : 561.966.4120 ext. 16 or 1.800.819.2447
“Big Brothers” and “Big Sisters” are needed to mentor at-risk elementary students (grades 3,4, & 5) in a structured program in local elementary schools. There are locations available throughout Palm Beach Country at selected schools. Volunteers will have to attend one traininng session. A weekly commitment of 1 1/2 hour meetings is required.