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

Broward County Parks and Recreation Division


Contact Person: Anita Ziegler

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator

Address 1: Locations throughout Broward County

Address 2:

City: .

State: FL

ZIP code:

Contact Number : 954-357-8153


Website: www.broward.org/parks/

  Thank you for considering Broward County Parks for your volunteer needs. The VIP (Volunteers Improving Parks) program offers short-term and long-term opportunities for individuals, families, students and groups to share their time and talents with the community. You can learn how to help protect our environment or assist with special events, just to name a few opportunities. For many projects, no experience is required – we will provide the necessary training and guidance. Find Yourself at a Broward County Park!     Please visit our Website for available projects and applications: www.broward.org/parks/ and select "SUPPORT US"

Boca Jets Lacrosse


Contact Person: Brian Clinton

Job Title: Stickhead Lacrosse 500 NE Spanish River Blvd

Address 1: c/o Stickhead Lacrosse 500 NE Spanish River Blv

Address 2: Suite 21

City: Boca Raton

State: AL

ZIP code: 33431

Contact Number : 954-725-1408

Email: bocajetslax@hotmail.com

Website: www.bocajetslacrosse.com

Boca Jets Lacrosse is a non-profit sports organization that provides a league for boys and girls from grades K - 8 to play lacrosse in Boca Raton. We are a 100% volunteer organization and have had over 300 children participate in one year. Volunteers are needed for:  Office work - registration information (immediate need)  Web site improvements  Coaching  Game day - concession help

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.

Ocean Watch Foundation


Contact Person: Lisa Wetherinton

Job Title: .

Address 1: Lighthouse Point

Address 2: Lighthouse Point

City: Lighthouse Point

State: FL

ZIP code: 33074

Contact Number : 954 467 1366


Website: www.oceanwatch.org

The Ocean Watch Foundation is a grass roots volunteer organization involved in marine conservation and educational projects to preserve the local coral reef environment. We need volunteers for the following tasks: Beach cleaner; advertising, fundraising, operations, pr;, Annual Reef Sweep and Beach Clean-up. Since 1988 more than 4,000 volunteers have hauled more than 10 tons of harmful garbage from various beach sites. Minimum Age: 15 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

State: FL

ZIP code: 33406

Contact Number : 561.966.4120 ext. 16 or 1.800.819.2447

Email: jpbbb5@bellsouth.net

Website: www.bbbspbc.org

“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.

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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