Three New Events Need Your Help!

Date of Event/Activity: October 12th – November 12th

Name of Event/Activity: Palm Beach County Cares/United Way

Location: Various Locations

Hours: Three shifts from 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. on week days, two shifts from 10:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. on weekends.

Details of volunteer activity: Volunteers will be taking hurricane relief donations, sorting, and packing/palletizing. Kids under 18 will need to bring the consent form which can be found on the event registration site. We’re also in high need of volunteers for Saturday, October 28th at Roger Dean Stadium and Lawton Chiles Memorial Park.

Contact info to register/sign up:

one-page-flyer-1.jpgDate of Event/Activity: November 2nd, 2017

Name of Event/Activity: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – CF Climb for a Cure

Location: Roger Dean Stadium

Hours: 3:30 pm to help us set up until 9:00 pm after the event

Details of volunteer activity: We are requesting volunteers from Palm Beach County high schools, preferably in the Jupiter area. This initiative requires sufficient workforce in registration and check out, water and T-shirt distribution, where every volunteer help supports our “Climbers” raise money for this disease and find a cure.

Contact info to register/sign up: Mellany Killian (Operations Specialist); Call at (561) 683-9965 or email at

Date of Event/Activity: November 4th and 5th

Name of Event/Activity: Back Alley Mural Festival

Location: Behind our Gallery located at 373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta, FL 33469

Hours: Volunteers will work in shifts, and the shifts will be as follows:

Saturday, November 4th:

o   8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

o   12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

o   3:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Sunday, November 5th:

o   11:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Details of volunteer activity: For the event, we will need volunteers for the following: Help with the kids tent, help with the main tent, help with set up, and help with break down

Website (find and download volunteer form here)
Contact info to register/sign up: E-mail volunteer form to either Jennifer Chaparro, (event coordinator) at or Erin Stanley at

Jupiter Farms Elementary and Place of Hope Seeking Help!

Organization Name: Jupiter Farms Elementary

Location: 17400 Haynie Lane, Jupiter, FL 33478

Hours: 5PM – 9PM

Details of Volunteer Activity: We have a fun carnival event this Friday and we are looking for about 10-15 high school volunteers to work carnival games from 5PM – 9PM.  This is a one-time opportunity, we are not in need of ongoing volunteers.

Contact Info. to Register or Sign up: Jennifer Pineiro (PTO Vice President of Jupiter Farms Elementary); Email at

Organization Name: Place of Hope
Location: 9078 Isaiah Lane
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
Hours: 3 hours for one family meal
Details of Volunteer Activity: A constant need is meals for our cottages. Cottage meals serve 8-10 and support the Cottage Parents in time and budget.  The kids love the diversity. Meals can be either homemade, store bought/prepared meal or pizzas. Meals can be dropped off at our main office (address above) from Monday to Friday, 8AM-5PM.
Contact Info. to Register or Sign up:
Sophia Dolcine (Volunteer Coordinator/Program Assistant)
877.694.HOPE (toll free) l ph 561.775.7195 l fax 561.775.1758

Last Chance to Sign Up for These Events!

BOO at the Palm Beach ZOO still needs volunteers for the following dates/times:

  1. Friday, October 20: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  2. Saturday, October 21: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  3. Friday, October 27: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Volunteers are welcome to dress in family friendly costumes, but it is not necessary. To sign up, email

Liability and medical release forms are required for all new volunteers. Volunteers under 18 are welcome, but parents must sign the release forms.

Contact Information: 

Erin K. Hitsman
Volunteer Manager (Email preferred!)

561-533-0887 – Zoo Office
417-496-2357 – Erin’s cell (Please text!)

00002We are still looking for additional volunteers for Our Walk to End Alzheimer’s in West Palm Beach on Saturday, 10/28.
**Contact information (e-mail and phone number, where to return volunteer packet) found at bottom of volunteer forms shown above**

Upcoming Event Reminders!

 **For the events advertised below, please fill out a volunteer form at the following link:; email blasts will be sent out when volunteers are needed for other events – DO NOT just show up – shirts available for a donation fee of $15 to wear at the event**

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Date of Event/Activity: Saturday, October 21st
Location: Along the North side of Okeechobee Blvd, between the Australian Ave off-ramp and the I-95
Hours: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Details of Volunteer Activity: Volunteers will help clear the old landscaping, so that it can be replaced in the near future. Volunteers will also remove plant overgrowth, litter and exotic plant species. The City of West Palm Beach will provide all necessary tools and supplies that volunteers may need, including cold water.
Volunteers are to park in the Marriott West Palm Beach parking lot, as there are marked parking spaces when entering from Okeechobee for guests. We will all meet in that parking lot, and walk over to the work site at 9:00 AM together.
**This event is going to be limited to the first 50 volunteers that are at least 16 years of age, and confirm their attendance. If there is an overwhelming response, we will work on putting together a second volunteer event (please see event flyer and volunteer application attached below). **
Contact Info to Register/Sign up: Call Brandon Zickar at (561) 804-4938, or email at

Application Form

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Date of Event/Activity: October 12th – November 12th

Location: Various Drop-Off Locations (Visit site or contact for details)

Hours: Varies

Details of Volunteer Activity: Leaders of the School District of Palm Beach County have joined a group of community organizations who are collaborating to support hurricane survivors in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Called Palm Beach County Cares, the collective  is distributing an official listing provided by the Office of the Governor of Puerto Rico, with requests that contributors make only financial donations or donations of the items on the listing. Organizers are also seeking volunteers, ages 16 and older, to help with packing, sorting, and loading contributions, whether at the established drop-off locations or at the Port of Palm Beach.


Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Call Debi Elfen at (561) 434-8789 or e-mail at


Help Donate to Kibblez of Love!

Date of Event: October & November
Name of Event: Kibblez of Love Pet Food Bank
Details of Volunteer Activity: Donate dog & cat food for hours! Donations for Community Service can be dropped off Tuesdays only, from 11am – 5pm at the food bank. Monetary donations are accepted 7 days a week online. Please review details and contact info on our website:

8100 Belvedere Road
Suite 13
West Palm Beach, FL 33411

Cabana Colony and Kitty Karma Need Your Help!

Contact Name & Information: Sandra Meredith @ OR (561) 329-6496
Business Address: 3185 Florida Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Website Address: Cabana Colony Residents League
Business Description: We need volunteers to help run our community events in support of our chapter of the Police Athletic League and the Abundant Community Initiative. Our mission is to make our families stronger, our kids more confident and successful, our community safer and our neighbors more connected. We have 2 large and 4 smaller festivals and theme events annually, plus participate in nationwide events like the Great American Cleanup, as well as county events such as the Back to School Bash. Past volunteers participated at festivals with survey taking, food, crafts, face painting, music and dancing, kid games team leading, and setup/breakdown of tables, chairs and tents. A truly fun and gratifying way to earn volunteer hours, and a special need for volunteers who enjoy kids.

Date(s) of Activity: We foster, feed, socialize 365 days a year.
Days and Times to be scheduled with our Foster Coordinator: Yesenia Perez , “Jess”

Name of Organization: Kitty Karma of Delray

Location: 4587 Carthage Circle North, Lake Worth, FL, 33463

Hours: Flexible within: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday: 9 a.m – 8 p.m
and Thursday/Friday: 9 a.m – 6 p.m

Details of Volunteer Activity: Playing with Cats and Kittens. Generally socializing them through play, touching, and feeding. There may be additional tasks preparing/assisting
with paperwork and documents in order for cats/kittens to be seen for their weekly
vet visit, and possible adoption.


Contact Info: Call Jess Perez at (561) 856-1143

Palm Beach Zoo Looking for Halloween Volunteers!

Pennant Flag Barrier Reinforcement

Saturday, October 7  from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Due to the hurricane damage and work space limitation, we will be hosting Boo at the Zoo event prep at the First United Methodist Church located at 101 North Seacrest Boulevard in Boynton Beach. We will be reinforcing plastic pennant flags with clear tape. These flags are used for pathway markers and barriers during the event. A big thank you to Volunteer Kitty Sandoval and Pastor Parker Bennett for coordinating these arrangements!  Please RSVP if you plan to attend and assist with the flag project. Non-zoo volunteers must make arrangements in advance to attend.

BOO at the ZOO:

Friday & Saturday, October 20 & 21 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
October 22  from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Friday & Saturday, October 27 & 28  from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
October 29  from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

We need volunteer assistance manning Halloween treat and activity stations throughout the zoo for daytime and evening shifts on Fridays and Saturdays, and on Sundays for daytime shifts. You must commit to a minimum of a two hour shift. PLEASE SIGN UP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!

Saturday & Sunday, 
October 14 & 15
We need helpers to DECORATE THE ZOO for Halloween!! We will also be hosting candy sorting and prep days prior to each event weekend. Please let me know if you are available to assist with any of the prep work!!


Contact Information: Erin K. Hitsman: Volunteer Manager (email preferred!)
(561) 533-0887 – Zoo Office
(417) 496-2357 – Erin’s cell (Please text!)