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.

Flamingo Gardens


Contact Person: Elizabeth Kostecki ,Diane Winter

Job Title: .

Address 1: 3750 Flamingo Road

Address 2: Davie

City: Davie

State: FL

ZIP code: 33330

Contact Number : 954 473-2995


Website: www.flamingogardens.org

Our mission is to educate the public on botanical, horiticultural and bird species native to Florida. Included in the 60- acre nonprofit botanical garden is a 26,000 sq. ft. free flight aviary for injured birds, wildlife habitats, garden shop, etc. We need volunteers for gardening and plant care, woodworking, and food services, ambassadors, and special events assistance

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.

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


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.

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

State: FL

ZIP code: 33401

Contact Number : 561.833.3709

Email: pbopera@pbopera.org

Website: www.pbopera.org

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.

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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