6 Volunteer Opportunities

Date of Event: Nov 24.
Name of Event: 8th Annual Turkey Trot
Location: Bradley Park in front of Royal Poincana South Building at 333 Sunset Ave, Palm Beach FL 33480
Hours: Nov 22nd & 23rd 7:30 am – 3pm and Nov 24th 6 am – 9 am
Details of volunteer activity: Volunteers are needed for handing out registration packets, check-in, water stations, information, directing runners, and more.
Website: http://www.palmbeachunitedway.org/8th-annual-turkey-trot
Contact info: Please contact Kristen Cummins at kristencummins@palmbeachunitedway.org

Date of Event: All Year
Name of Event: Help Seniors in Palm Beach County
Location: 810 Datura Street, Suite 300 West Palm Beach, FL. 33401
Hours: Any time
Details: Palm Beach County Division of Senior Services needs the help of volunteers to do a multitude of activities to help local seniors which include meal serving, greeting, and computer assistance among many other activities.
Website: http://www.pbcgov.com/communityservices/programs/seniorservices/volunteer.htm
Contact Info: (561) 355-4746 or mail the applications on their website to the given adress

“September is National Hunger Action Month” 
Date & Time: Ongoing (2 hour shifts) Event: Tabling. A great way to meet new people.
Location: A supermarket near you Hours: 2 hour shifts (week days, and week ends)
Details: Help us set up a table at one of local supermarkets. Then have fun chatting with passersby, thanking current members, and signing up new ones. We’ll supply all the materials and teach you how to do it.
To sign up: Email “I want to volunteer for tabling” to: info@palmbeachcountyfoodproject.org
Contact info: Phone: 561-252-3555

Friends of Jupiter Beach
Date: October 15th from 6 AM to 8 PM they need volunteers to hand out dog beach rules and give dog owners a short survey to complete.
The link is http://friendsofjupiterbeach.org and volunteers should contact Karen Gray at kgray@friendsofjupiterbeach.org or 561-744-2659 to sign up.

The YMCA of South Palm Beach County is constantly open to volunteers for a variety of events and tasks. If interested, all applicants must fill out the form found at http://www.ymcaspbc.org/volunteer/. From there, you will be notified about upcoming events that require service. There are plenty of exciting events on the horizon for the upcoming year, so sign up now!

Date of Event: Ongoing
Name of Event: Paws 4 Liberty Kennel Volunteering
Location: 8939 Palomino Drive Lake Worth, Florida 33467
Hours: Must do a 2 hour shift weekly
Details of Volunteer Work:

Care, grooming, and assist of training service dogs.
Kennel cleaning and maintenance
Dog walking, playing, and exercising
Occasional outings with service dogs in training
Contact: info@paws4liberty.org

Date of Event: Ongoing
Name of Event: Help Local Seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease
Location: 3801 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Hours: Any Time
Details of volunteer activity: Come help local patients with Alzheimer’s disease by assisting in office support, managing the phones, take part in special events, or assisting with activities such as yoga. Participation in any one of these activities is helpful and any amount of time is welcomed.
Contact info: Email volunteers@alzheimerscareresourcecenter.com or leave a message on their website
Our Volunteers Sit at the Heart of Our Organization. Learn how you can help an Alzheimer’s caregiver cope with the challenges that accompany Alzheimer’s disease

El Sol Fest Needs Volunteers

Silent Auction:   2 Volunteers needed 
Saturday October 22nd, 2016
Starting at 4:00 pm

Hanging Sponsor Banners:  2 Volunteers needed 
Saturday, october 22nd, 2016
Starting at 1:00 pm

Kitchen:  3 Volunteers needed
Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
Starting at 12:00

Children’s Area:  3 Volunteers Needed
Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
Starting at 12:00

West Palm Beach’s “Adopt-A-Park”

West Palm Beach’s “Adopt-A-Park” enlists the community’s involvement with park maintenance to help maintain a clean park environment for all to enjoy. Tasks may include trash pick up, weeding, raking, sweeping shelters, cleaning picnic tables, mulching and reporting vandalism. Adopters can also sponsor special projects, such as painting and planting flowers. 


Dreher Park
1301 Summit Blvd
Dreher Park South Dog Park
1301 Summit Blvd
Gaines Park Community Center
1501 N. Australian Ave
Gaines Park Tennis Center
1501 N. Australian Ave
Gaines Youth Empowerment Center
1501 N. Australian Ave
Howard Park City Paws Dog Park
1302 Parker Ave
Howard Park Community Center
1302 Parker Ave
Mary Brandon Dog Park
640 Maddock Street
Mary Brandon Park
640 Maddock St
Mary V. McDonald-Wilson Center
1501 N. Australian Ave.
Phipps Skate Park
4715 S. Dixie Hwy
Pleasant City Community Center
500 22nd St
Pleasant City Multi-Cultural Center
501 21st St
Pleasant City Youth Empowerment Center
501 21st Street
South Olive Park Community Center
345 Summa St
South Olive Tennis Center
345 Summa St
Vedado Park
3710 Paseo Andalusia
Village Paws Park Dog Park
2301 Saratoga Rd.
Warren Hawkins Aquatic Center
1501 N. Australian Ave
101 S. Flagler Dr
Woodlawn Cemetery
1301 South Dixie Hwy
For further information on this volunteer opportunity please contact:
Rhonda Barona
Recreation Manager

Volunteer for the Special Olympics!

*Special Olympics Florida is always looking for volunteers for various programs – from helping out at fundraising events or even coaching. Students can look for any opportunities they might be interested in at http://specialolympicsflorida.org/get-involved/become-a-volunteer/ and proceed to fill out the correct forms and/or contact the designated director. Each category/event requires different forms and documentation, so students should take the time to explore their options. Either way, Special Olympics offers something for everybody!*

Arc in the Dark Volunteers Needed!

Arc in the Dark Band Together to Celebrate Abilities
Monday, October 10th 9 am-7 pm South Florida Fairgrounds
Band Together on October 10th as we set out to package 100,000 glow bands in 10 hours. Help us reach our goal of making it into the Guinness Book of World Records! Grab your friends, family, and colleagues and show your team spirit at the event. Enjoy entertainment throughout the day, delicious food, shop at our Arc Artisan pop up gallery, and hear from our Arc Angels. Come for a shift, or package all day!
Visit http://www.arcpbc.org/arcinthedark to learn more and purchase your glow bands! Call (561)842-3213 for details.


Meals on Wheels Packaging Volunteers

Date of Event: Ongoing
Name of Event: Food Delivery and Packaging
Location: 1300 S Olive Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Hours: Two hours any time of day
Details of volunteer activity: Many seniors in Palm Beach County struggle to provide healthy and substantial meals for themselves due to not being able to shop for themselves. Meals on Wheels is a foundation that is helping to solve this problem by delivering packaged meals to seniors a couple times every week. If you have a car and a license you will be able to deliver the prepackaged meals to the senior’s homes, but there is also the option to package meals which anyone can help with.
Website: http://www.mealsonwheelspalmbeaches.org/volunteer-overview

Call 561-802-6979 to volunteer The Benefits of Volunteering.
Think about the last time you volunteered your time and talents to an important effort or cause.

Haunted House Lodge: 20 Hours of Community Service Hours!

House Of The Haunted Lodge – 5th Annual
Receive $100 just for participating with a chance to win up to $600 along with 20 hours of community service. Apply today at www.JupiterElks.org and save the dates for this year’s HOUSE OF THE HAUNTED LODGE coming on Fri & Sat, October 28 & 29, 2016 from 7-10pm.


Quantum House Needs Student Volunteers!

Date of Event: Ongoing – 7 days a week, 365 days a year
Name of Event: Quantum House
Location: 987 45th Street, West Palm Beach, Florida 33407
Hours: any time
Details: Students can help in a variety of different ways including but not limited to: homework help, arts and crafts, gardening, grocery shopping, baking, cooking, and cleaning around the house.
Website: quantumhouse.org
Contact Info: 561-494-0515

Annual Outrun Hunger 5k Event Help

“September is National Hunger Action Month”
Date & Time: Saturday, September 24,2016
Event: 2016 Annual Outrun Hunger Palm Beach County 5K Location: Micanopy Pavillion, Okeeheelee Park, 7715 Forest Hill Blvd, West Palm Beach Hours: 6:00 am – 10:00 am Details: Assist with on-site registration, and collecting participant packets To sign up: Copy and paste this link in your browser, then scroll down and click on green “SIGN UP” button, to register to help: http://feedingsouthflorida.force.com/HOC__Volunteer_Opportunity_Details_Page? id=a0Cj0000007vFofEAE
Contact info: Heidi Reever – 561.293.2515 or email at: hreever@feedingsouthflorida.org