More Summer Events to Get Involved With!

Date of Event/Activity: Summer 2018

Name of Event/Activity: Family Promise General Volunteer

Location: West Palm Beach, FL 33411

Hours: Flexible/Variable

Details of Volunteer Activity: General volunteer to help with administrative support, organization of donations, and much more!

Website: www.familypromisencpb.org

Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: If interested in volunteering, please call the day center at (561) 318-8864 or email information@familypromisencpb.org


Date of Event/Activity: Year-round and extra in the summer.
Name of Event/Activity: Everything to do with shoes/sneakers, backpacks and school supplies.
Location: 5431 NW 15th Street Suite 10, Margate, 33063
Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 1-6 or by appointment
Details of Volunteer Activity: Prepping, tagging, bagging, sorting and packing shoes and backpacks.
Website: http://www.injacobsshoes.org
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: maddy@injacobsshoes.org / Cell: 954-257-4563 / Office: 954-905-2505


Date of Event/Activity: September 15 (Worldwide official date) through – October 5, 2018
Name of Event/Activity: International Coastal Cleanup 2018
Location: Various locations in Palm Beach County.
Hours: See website for specific site start times.
Details of Volunteer Activity: Litter cleanups at beaches and other locations.
Website: International Coastal Cleanup
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Pre-register with volunteer coordinator listed at chosen location.


Date of Event/Activity: M – F / Summer Camp Assistance
Name of Event/Activity: Milagro Center Summer Camp
Location: The Milagro Center: 695 Auburn Ave Delray Beach FL 33444
Hours: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Details of Volunteer Activity: Assisting teachers with summer camp. We are a childcare center K – 5 , serving students this summer. We are in need of teens to assist with our summer camp. They will have to undergo paperwork and background checks. We will cover the background check cost. The duties would include: setting up for lunch, supervising children, organizing, and assisting in any way needed.
Website: www.milagrocetner.org
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Jennifer Tompkins @ (561) 279-2970 or jtompkins@milagrocenter.org


Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center relies on our volunteers to assist with providing therapeutic riding services to individuals with special needs.

We do not require experience, only that they are willing to learn. They must be at least 12 years old and attend a volunteer orientation.
Our summer operating hours are Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Date of Event/Activity: June 28, 2018
Name of Event/Activity: Volunteer Orientation
Location: Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center, 13300 6th Court N, Loxahatchee, FL 33470
Hours: 1:00 pm -2:30 pm
Details of Volunteer Activity: Horse handling, sidewalking, farm chores, event coordination, trail rides, office work, etc.
Website: https://www.vinceremos.org/
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Sam Pinder, Volunteer Coordinator @ (561) 792-9900


Date of Event/Activity: Saturday, August 4th
Name of Event/Activity: Back to School Bash – Delray
Location: Village Academy School, 400 SW 12th Ave, Delray Beach, 33444
Hours: 8:00AM – 3:00PM (shifts are available, please inquire)
Details of Volunteer Activity: Assist in passing out informational materials and books to kids/families.
Website: kidsafefoundation.org
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Kellie – Volunteer Coordinator, volunteer@kidsafefoundation.org


High school students are needed to volunteer for ushering for shows during the regular season of  October to June. We are able to work around school schedules.
Please e-mail your name & phone number to Theda Reale @ TReale@palmbeachdramaworks.org.


Date of Event/Activity: Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Name of Event/Activity: A Living History Park – City Kids on the Farm (Friday’s only in June & July)
Location: Yesteryear Village at the South Florida Fairgrounds
Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Details of Volunteer Activity: Serve as a Tour Guide for the Summer Camps attending the History Park or shadowing one of our presenters to learn the history and heritage of early Florida living so you can inform our guests.
Website: www.southfloridafair.com
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Stacy Wakefield, Volunteer Services Manager, 561-790-5213 or stacy@southfloridafair.com
**Complete the Volunteer Application and Background Check Consent form on the website. Background Check Consent form is only for students who are 18 years and older. Once the paperwork is returned and processed, you will receive an email with all of the different volunteer opportunities.**


Date of Event/Activity: July 2, 2018
Name of Event/Activity: American Culinary Federation Golf Tournament (to support the Lords Place and the Renewal Coalition)
Location: Indian Springs Golf Club
Hours: 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Details of Volunteer Activity: Assist with closest to the pin, other help on the course, amateur photographer as well. Volunteers will get lunch and beverages.
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: E-mail interest to
Mitchell J. Pagan @ mpagan@marinersands.com / Direct Cell: (772) 221-7327


Date of Event/Activity: Tuesday, August 26
Name of Event/Activity: Help Fight the Summer Slide

Location: North County Services Center 3663 Interstate Park Road, Riviera Beach
Hours: 9:00-12:30 and 1:00-4:30
Details of Volunteer Activity: Third grade reading scores came in very low this year, let’s help students avoid the summer slide by sorting and labeling books that will be distributed through My Little Free Libraries and Summer Breakspots throughout the county. Books are generously being donated by Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County. The Palm Beach County School District and Palm Beach County Youth Services Department is helping with distribution
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Please RSVP to Nubia at 561-375-6618 or nubiaortega@unitedwaypbc.org


Date of Event/Activity: August 3rd and 4th
Name of Event/Activity: Back to School Bash

Location: John I Leonard and Jupiter Community Center
Hours: 9:00-1:00 & 1:00-5:00
Details of Volunteer Activity: Interested in volunteering with us at the Palm Beach County Back to School Bash? This year the Bash will be held at 5 different sites on August 4th, 2018. We are in need of many volunteers to provide more than 16,000 underprivileged children with the tools they need to start the school year off right. We have split the day into 2 shifts and have all different jobs that need to be filled. We need shopping buddies to shop with the children, we need people at registration, set up, troubleshooting, volunteer registration, haircuts, physicals, as well as creole and Spanish translators. WE NEED YOU!
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: http://signup.com/go/MtUirBh


Lighthouse ArtCenter

Date of Event/Activity: Week 5: July 9-13th, Week 6: July 16-20th, Week 7: July 23-27th, Week 8: July 30th-August 3rd, Week 9:August 6-10th
Name of Event/Activity: Full STEAM Ahead Summer Art Camp
Location: Lighthouse ArtCenter School of Art, 395 Seabrook Rd., Tequesta, FL 33469
Hours: 8:30 AM-4 PM, weeklong sessions from Monday-Friday
Details of Volunteer Activity: Assist our art teachers in the classroom to help kids develop their creativity! Work with ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, and technology to help students explore the world of art.
Website: https://www.lighthousearts.org/summer-artcamp.html
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Call 561-748-8737 or email Holly at Holly@lighthousearts.org

Date of Event/Activity: Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
Name of Event/Activity: Chalk 4 Peace
Location: Parking lot of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 400 Seabrook Rd., Tequesta, FL 33469
Hours: 9 AM-1 PM
Details of Volunteer Activity: Join us as we use sidewalk chalk to celebrate International Day for Peace! Help with event logistics as we participate in this global art project.
Website: https://www.lighthousearts.org/chalk-4-peace.html
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Call 561-748-8737 or email Jennifer at Jennifer@LighthouseArts.org

Date of Event/Activity: Saturday, November 3rd and Sunday, November 4th, 2018
Name of Event/Activity: 4th Annual Back Alley Mural Festival
Location: Gallery Square North – Behind the Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery, 373 Tequesta Dr., Tequesta, FL 33469
Hours: Saturday: 9 AM-4PM, Sunday: 12 PM-3 PM
Details of Volunteer Activity: The public is invited to watch 20 artists create murals and vote for their favorite. There will also be a Kid’s Tent for vendors and for kids to try out their mural painting skills. Volunteer to help this event run smoothly and make its fourth year a success!
Website: https://www.lighthousearts.org/mural-festival.html
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Call 561-748-8737 or email Jennifer at Jennifer@LighthouseArts.org


  • Blue Friends Society Beach Cleanup at LMC
    Saturday, July 21st at 8:30am (runs until 10am)
  • Marinelife Day at The Gardens Mall
    Saturday, August 18th at 10am (the event runs until 4pm and we will have two volunteer shifts)

Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Evan Nader (Volunteer Coordinator) / P: (561) 627-8280 ext. 114 / E: enader@marinelife.org


Date: June 30th
Event: All American 5K And Ice Cream Mile
Location: YMCA Of Boca Raton (Off Toledo Rd.)
Hours: 5:15 AM – 8:15 AM
Details of Volunteer Activity: Help with registration table, water stop(s), handing out finisher awards. We are looking for about 10 volunteers.
Website: https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/BocaRaton/AllAmerican5KRunIceCreamMile
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Tom or Mike at either this email (runedge@gmail.com) or Tom’s (runedgetom@gmail.com) or you can call the store at 561-361-1950


 

Summer Events With Tons of Open Positions!

Date of Event/Activity: July 3rd and 4th
Name of Event/Activity: Roger Dean Stadium Independence Day Celebration
Location: Roger Dean Stadium
Hours: 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Details of Volunteer Activity: Baseball game crowd motivator. Walk the stadium and talk with Roger Dean patrons about raffle and the charity. FREE t-shirt, meal and firework show on both nights!
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: happy@allianceforkids.com


Date of Event/Activity: Open
Name of Event/Activity: Open
Location: Hannah’s Home of South Florida (Tequesta, Fl)
Hours: Some flexibility
Details of Volunteer Activity: Yard work, weeding, etc. – depending on when the volunteers are available there may be other efforts they could help with.
Website: hannahshomesf.org
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Betty Wolcott or Eileen Keller @ (561) 277-9823.


Date of Event/Activity: All days except Sunday/Thrift Store Volunteers
Name of Event/Activity: Thrift Store Volunteers at Adopt A Cat Resale Store in Juno Beach
Location: 889 Donald Ross Road, on the NW corner of Donald Ross Road and US 1 in Juno Beach
Hours: Shifts available are 10 AM until 2 PM and/or 2 PM until 5:30 PM
Details of Volunteer Activity: Sorting donations, hanging up clothing, organizing displays, and cashier duties as needed.
Website: www.adoptacatfoundation.org
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Deborah Wentworth/(561) 351 1504/business@adoptacatfoundation.org


Date of Event/Activity: June 16th
Name of Event/Activity: “Summer Hunger Ends Here” Sort-A-Thon
Location: 4925 Park Ridge Boulevard, Boynton Beach, FL 33426
Hours: 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, and 4:00 PM- 6:00 PM
Details of Volunteer activity: Inspect, sort, re-package rescued food.
Website: https://volunteer.feedingsouthflorida.org/special-event/a0Mf100000kqS6ZEAU

Date of Event/Activity: Tuesday’s-Saturday’s (in relation to the event above)
Name of Event/Activity: Volunteer Shift
Location: 4925 Park Ridge Boulevard, Boynton Beach, FL 33426
Hours: 8:30 AM- 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Details of Volunteer Activity: Inspect, sort, re-package rescued food.
Website: https://volunteer.feedingsouthflorida.org/

Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Vincenza Cuvin / Volunteer Coordinator / VCuvin@feedingsouthflorida.org


Date of Event/Activity: We have ongoing activities from now until the end of time.
Name of Event/Activity: Research
Location: At student’s home. No need to leave home.
Hours: Anytime
Details: Very easy research via the Internet.
Website: www.largedogfriendlyrentals.org

Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Click on tab labeled “Contact Us” on our website.


Date of Event/Activity: Year-round and extra in the summer.
Name of Event/Activity: Everything to do with shoes/sneakers, backpacks and school supplies.
Location: 5431 NW 15th Street Suite 10, Margate, 33063
Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 1-6 or by appointment
Details of Volunteer Activity: Prepping, tagging, bagging, sorting and packing shoes and backpacks.
Website: www.injacobsshoes.org
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: maddy@injacobsshoes.org / Cell: 954-257-4563 / Office: 954-905-2505


Date of Event/Activity: July 7th, August 11th
Name of Event/Activity: Beach cleanup
Location: Ocean Cay Park
Hours: 8 – 10 am
Details of Volunteer Activity: Sign in, go out in teams to clean the beach, back by 9:30, eat breakfast, listen to sponsors, and then we have “thank you for coming” raffle prizes.
Website: www.friendsofjupiterbeach.org
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Karen Gray, 744-2659 or kgray@friendsofjupiterbeach.org

Date of Event/Activity: Anytime during the day.
Name of Event/Activity: Beach Ambassador
Location: Jupiter Beach
Hours: Flexible
Details of Volunteer Activity: Volunteers clean the beach and hand out information about Friends of Jupiter Beach. They text me when they get there and send pictures of the trash collected when they leave.
Website: www.friendsofjupiterbeach.org
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up:
Karen Gray, 744-2659 or kgray@friendsofjupiterbeach.org


Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center relies on our volunteers to assist with providing therapeutic riding services to individuals with special needs.

We do not require experience, only that they are willing to learn. They must be at least 12 years old and attend a volunteer orientation.
Our summer operating hours are Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Date of Event/Activity: June 28, 2018
Name of Event/Activity: Volunteer Orientation
Location: Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center, 13300 6th Court N, Loxahatchee, FL 33470
Hours: 1:00 pm -2:30 pm
Details of Volunteer Activity: Horse handling, sidewalking, farm chores, event coordination, trail rides, office work, etc.
Website: https://www.vinceremos.org/
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Sam Pinder, Volunteer Coordinator (561) 792-9900


 

Events Starting TOMORROW and Later This Summer!

Date of Event/Activity: Tuesday, June 12
Name of Event/Activity: Picking Fresh Vegetables

Location: Solid Waste Authority | High Ridge Road | Lantana

Hours: 8:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Details of Volunteer Activity: We will picking up mangoes that will go to the Palm Beach County food Bank and get distributed to agencies in the county.

Contact Info. to Register/Sign Up: To register – https://www.unitedwaypbc.org/events / For questions, contact Nubia Ortega at (561) 375-6618 or nubiaortega@unitedwaypbc.org


Date of Event/Activity: Friday, August 3, 2018 and Saturday, August 4, 2018

Name of Event/Activity: Jupiter Medical Center Loggerhead Triathlon and Health & Fitness Expo

Location: Expo: Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place, Preserve Ballroom (122 Soundings Avenue, Jupiter, FL 33477) / Race: Carlin Park in Jupiter (400 Florida A1A, Jupiter, FL 33477).

Hours: Expo: 3:00 – 8:00 PM on Friday / Race: 5:30 – 11:00 AM on Saturday.

Details of volunteer activity: Expo: Set-Up, Check-in, Registration / Race: Food Prep, Awards Ceremony, Marshalls (must be 14 or older to volunteer for this task), Body Marking & Water Finish Line, Chip Distribution & Pick-Up, Break Down, Water Station attendants

Website: https://runsignup.com/Race/Volunteer/FL/Jupiter/LoggerheadTriathlon

Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Jill Mondo | jill@pbnchamber.com | (561) 746-7111