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

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 Zoo at Dreher Park


Contact Person: Sue Barton

Job Title: Volunteer Services Manager

Address 1: 1301 Summit Blvd.

Address 2: West Palm Beach

City: West Palm Beach

State: FL

ZIP code: 33405

Contact Number : 561.533.0887


Website: www.palmbeachzoo.org

Volunteers are needed to help 7 days a week, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a variety of positions including: Exhibition Explainer, Horticulture Assistant, Animal Diet Asistant, Special Event Assistant, Summer Camp Program Assistant. Minimum age: 16

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.

American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY)


Contact Person: Kate

Job Title: Americorps Member

Address 1: 1515 N. Federal Hwy

Address 2:

City: Boca Raton,

State: FL

ZIP code: 33432

Contact Number : 561.391.7401

Email: kate@aacy.org

Website: www.aacy.org

AACY is constantly looking for volunteers! We have many events during the year for our youth caregivers, ranging from fishing trips to cooking classes to stress camps! Our office also needs help with administrative tasks. Please contact us if you want to help!

Florida Humane Society


Contact Person: Irene and Michelle

Job Title: Coordinators Petsmart

Address 1: 20861 State Road 7

Address 2:

City: Boca Raton

State: FL

ZIP code: 33428

Contact Number : 561.470.8085

Email: flhumanesociety@aol.com

Website: www.floridahumanesociety.org

Small number of volunteers, ages 15-18, are needed to help with pet adoptions in Boca, Saturdays and Sundays (cats only) from 10: 00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Written parental consent required. Must be 18 years old to participate.

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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