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Online Volunteer Hours Available With ‘Hug It Forward!’

Continuing, or 1 Time Opportunity: Continuing (with ongoing availability)
Name of Activity: Hug It Forward
Hours Offering: Tiered 1+
Website: www.speakupforkidspbc.org
Details of Virtual Volunteer Activity: Project – Go VIRAL! Hug it Forward. This opportunity provides experience in development, social media marketing, and fundraising. Hug It Forward is a way to support foster children and fundraise for Speak Up For Kids. 1 hour for liking Speak Up For Kids Facebook Page and sharing our Hug It Forward social media campaign. Share Speak Up For Kids post and add an original message that encourages sharing the post. Make the post public. Earn an additional hour for every 10 shares. Earn an additional hour for every $10 donated as a result of that student/post. When 10 shares are reached send another screenshot. The original post is pinned to the top of https://www.facebook.com/SpeakUpForKidsofPBC Additional hours provided the same way for Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakupforkidspbc/ Instagram: you must create your own post that increases our followers. Fundraising is hard work. Nonprofit fundraising takes time and work, connections are made through many avenues. Credit is given to donations made by your efforts. If a donation is made on behalf your efforts have the donor enter your (the students) name & email HUG-IT-FORWARD | *Optional Message to Friend: https://speakupforkidspbc.networkforgood.com/projects/98556-send-a-virtual-hug
Contact Info to Sign Up: https://bit.ly/HugeForwardSignUp – when you sign up, you will be emailed these instructions again with instructions on uploading and providing either links or screenshots to/of your posts.

Artfest + More Events Seeking Volunteers!

Date of Event: Saturday April 4th- Sunday April 5th

Name of Event: Hatsume Fair

Hours: Unlimited

Location: Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

Website: https://morikami.org/

Details of Volunteer Activity: Celebrating the first bud of spring, Morikami’s largest annual event, Hatsume Fair, transforms the normally tranquil Morikami Park into a unique Japanese spring festival featuring two stages (with taiko drumming, martial arts demos, and our annual costume and fashion show contest), avenues of artisan booths, plant sales, Japanese street fair food vendors and children’s activities. Volunteers get an exciting inside look into Morikami’s festivals, and ensure the success of each and every one of our events!

There are three options for volunteer shifts, AM, PM, or all day in various positions such as admissions, games and crafts, food and beverage tickets, cafe, and sweet shop.

Contact Info To Register/Sign Up: https://morikami.org/volunteer/ or l.lemire2000@gmail.com


Co-Produced by the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce and Howard Alan Events, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center ArtFest by the Sea stretches along the oceanfront along A1A, and has become a springtime tradition for residents and snowbirds alike.

Celebrating its 32nd anniversary, this esteemed community art festival continues to highlight the talents of more than 250 artists displaying a wide range of works from life-size sculptures, to photography and jewelry. There are all sorts of opportunities to appreciate – and purchase – art during this weekend of visual inspiration.

Sign Up Now!


Date of Event: 03/21/2020

Name of Event/Activity: Willie Savoie

Hours: 5:30 AM – 10 AM

Location of Event: Singer Island Ocean Walk 2551 N. Ocean Ave. Singer Island, FL US 33404

Details of Volunteer Activity: We need help with the finish line (medals and water) and water stations for a sprint triathlon.

Website: www.gameonraceevents.com

Contact Info To Register/Sign Up: Willie@gameonraceevents.com


 

Ongoing Help and Boating Volunteers Needed!


Date of Event/Activity: Ongoing
Name of Event/Activity: Data Entry
Location: City Hall – 401 Clematis Street
Hours: Between 9am-5pm
Details of Volunteer Activity:
  • Internal Audit Department is looking for assistance with ADA Compliance (you would receive assistance from IT for this)
  • Engineering Services Department is looking for assistance with data entry in Engineering Developer Database and record retention
  • Environmental Compliance Department is looking for assistance with collecting permit info and entering data
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Mara Green / mgreen@wpb.org / (850) 804 – 4938

Date of Event/Activity: Ongoing
Name of Event/Activity: Homework Helper/Tutor
Location: Howard Park (1302 Parker Ave)
Hours: Between 3pm-5pm
Details of Volunteer Activity: We are looking for tutors/homework helpers for K-5th grade students at Howard Park between 3-5pm.
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Mara Green / mgreen@wpb.org / (850) 804 – 4938

Date of Event/Activity: MARCH 1, 2020

Name of Event/Activity: BOATING AND BEACH BASH FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Location: SPANISH RIVER PARK, 3001 N. STATE ROAD A-1-A, BOCA RATON, FL 33431, PARK IN NORTH LOT

Hours: 10:00AM TO 3:00PM

Details of Volunteer Activity: 5 SHIFTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR VOLUNTEERS TO CHOOSE FROM: SATURDAY, FEB 29, 9AM-12PM OR 12PM-3PM, SUNDAY, MAR 1ST, 7AM-11AM, 11AM-2PM, 2PM-5PM. VOLUNTEERS WORKING ON THE DAY OF THE BASH (MARCH 1ST) CAN PARTICIPATE IN THE FREE BREAKFAST OR LUNCH, BOAT RIDES, ACTIVITIES, AND ENTERTAINMENT.

Website: BOATINGBEACHBASH.COM

Contact Info to Register/Sign Up:
SIGN UP ON WEB SITE OR JUST SHOW UP AT SPANISH RIVER PARK, CONTACT CASEY KOLP AT 586-996-9242 WITH ANY QUESTIONS


Volunteer for the Environment with 8 New Events!

Date of Event/Activity: Saturday, February 8, 2020

Name of Event/Activity: 4th Anniversary Celebration – Carnaval do Brasil

Location: Delray Beach Children’s Garden, 137 SOUTHWEST 2ND AVENUE, DELRAY BEACH, FL, 33444, USA

Hours: 4:00pm-7:00pm

Details of Volunteer Activity: Celebrate our garden’s 4th Anniversary with a Carnaval celebration. This festive evening will take you on a journey to Brazil. Enjoy live music, capoeira performance, drumming, food, caipirinhas, kids craft, raffle and more! This will be a night to remember and all proceeds support our garden’s educational programming.

Website: http://www.delraybeachchildrensgarden.org/upcomingevents

Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: INFO@DELRAYBEACHCHILDRENSGARDEN.ORG


Date of Event/Activity: Ongoing

Name of Event/Activity: Different Activities

Location: 10216 Lee Road Boynton Beach, FL 33473

Hours: 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m

Details of Volunteer Activity: Conducting interpretive walk, undertaking maintenance on the boardwalk, trails, butterfly garden, etc. Editing/writing for our newsletter Gator Tales, fundraising/finding sponsors, organizing events, and publicity.

Website: https://loxahatcheefriends.com/need_you/need_you.shtml

Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: General Information: (561) 734-8303 / Email info @ loxahatcheefriends.com


Date of Event/Activity: Saturday, March 7,2020

Name of Event/Activity: Beach Cleanup

Location: Ocean Cay Park

Hours: 2 hours, 8:00am-10:00am

Details of Volunteer Activity: Grab your gloves, grabbers & small bags, provided by us. Join a team. Follow Team Captain (orange shirts) instructions for cleanup areas. Some sections require driving, some sections require walking. Clean on the beach, along walkways, under crossovers, in parking areas, in the park, etc.

Website: https://friendsofjupiterbeach.org/event/march-2020-beach-cleanup/

Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: info@friendsofjupiterbeach.org or call 561-748-8140


Date of Event/Activity: Ongoing

Name of Event/Activity: Different Positions

Location: 1801 North Ocean Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33432

Hours: Schedule hours

Details of Volunteer Activity: Welcome Center Volunteer, Aquarium Guide, School Program Assistant, Green Thumb Gardening, Special Events Assistant, Sea Turtle ambassador, Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Educator, Evening Sea Turtle Programs, Aquarist Assistant, Animal Husbandry, and Naturalist Guide.

Website: https://www.gumbolimbo.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=pages.ongoing-volunteer-positions&tp_preview=true&ContentId=500140

Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: 561-544-8605


Date of Event/Activity: February 29, 2020

Name of Event/Activity: Beach Cleanup

Location: Ocean Inlet (Boynton Inlet) Park, 6990 N. Ocean Blvd., Ocean Ridge

Hours: 8:00am-10:30am

Details of Volunteer Activity: Clean on and around the Boynton Pier.

Website: http://www.keeppbcbeautiful.org/monthly-volunteer-opportunities.html

Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Go to the website and send a note/email to the director.


Date of Event/Activity: Ongoing

Name of Event/Activity: Different Positions

Location: Loggerhead Marine Life center, 14200 U.S. Highway 1 Juno Beach, Florida

Hours: Schedule hours

Details of volunteer activity: Counselors In Training, Administration, Education Docents Gift Store, Guest Services Juno Beach Pier, Sea Turtle Rehab Conservation Team.

Website: https://marinelife.org/help/volunteer/

Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: 561-627-8280, info@marinelife.org


Date of Event/Activity: Ongoing

Name of Event/Activity: Different Positions

Location: Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road Boca Raton, FL 33431

Hours: Schedule hours

Details of Volunteer Activity: Stewardship, Clerical, Events.

Website: http://www.pinejog.fau.edu/get-involved/volunteer.php

Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Please email completed Volunteer Applications to Chris Hill at chill38@fau.edu.  For more information please contact us at 561-686-6600.


Date of Event/Activity: Ongoing

Name of Event/Activity: Different Positions

Location: 805 US 1, Jupiter, FL 33477

Hours: Schedule hours

Details of Volunteer Activity: Send us information about your specific interests and how we can contact you. In turn, we will send you more information on fun and important volunteer programs to help the Loxahatchee River. Volunteers are needed for the Gift Shop, to greet visitors, to give tours of the facility, to help with storytime and education programs, and to maintain the gardens around the River Center.

Website: https://lrdrivercenter.org/support/volunteer/

Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Phone: (561) 743-7123 / General Email: rivercenter@lrecd.org – Education Programs / Volunteers: education@lrecd.org


 

Amber’s Adoption THIS Sunday & Arc Opportunities!

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Amber’s Animal Outreach is in need of volunteers for our Puppy Bowl Adoption event on January 26th. Sunday Shift hours are from 9am – 1pm, 12pm – 4pm or 9am – 4pm.


Have you been thinking about volunteering in the New Year? The Arc of Palm Beach County Artisans is gearing up for their biggest year yet and have some amazing projects just waiting for volunteers to come in and help them put the finishing touches on. Accepting individuals or large groups with or without art experience. Everyone is welcome and appreciated!

Call 561-842-3213 or visit www.arcpbc.org today!


 

New Year, New Events – Sign Up Today!

Date of Event/Activity: February 15 & 16, 2020

Name of Event/Activity: 35th ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival

Location: Abacoa, Central Boulevard in Jupiter, Florida, just North of Donald Ross Road and East of I-95

Hours: Gates open to the public from 10:00AM to 6:00PM

Details of Volunteer Activity: Volunteers must be 14 or older to attend without parental supervision. Volunteers under 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a volunteer waiver during online registration. Volunteers should sign up online using the following link: http://palmbeachnorthchamber.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?start_over&id=41944

ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival occurs over Presidents’ Day Weekend on February 15 & 16, 2020 in Abacoa, Jupiter. We rely heavily on our volunteers to make the festival run smoothly. There are various roles and shifts available throughout the 2-day event, from the ArtiKids Zone, to Merchandise, Volunteer Headquarters, Hospitality and more.

Volunteers will receive: free entry to the festival on the day of volunteer shift (before or after shift is completed), free ArtiGras volunteer T-shirt, free food and beverage, and volunteer credit (upon request).

Website: http://www.artigras.org/, http://palmbeachnorthchamber.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?start_over&id=41944
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Emily Nichols at Emily@pbnchamber.com


Date of Event/Activity: 01/21/20 – 03/14/20

Name of Event/Activity: Volunteer Flag Football Coach

Location: Howard Park (1302 Parker Ave), Gaines Park (1501 N. Australian Avenue)

Hours: Flexible

Details of Volunteer Activity: We are looking for Volunteer Coaches for our Youth Flag Football League. This is an 8-week season with one game/week. Most games will fall on a Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday, so you can expect very few – if any – Saturday games. There will be between 1-2 practices a week that you can plan based on your schedule.

Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Mara Green – mgreen@wpb.org – (850) 804-4938


Date of Event/Activity: Sunday, February 23th

Hours: 5 AM – 1 PM

Location: Meyer Amphitheater (West Palm Beach)

Details of Volunteer Activity: Walk MS is a fundraising event for Multiple Sclerosis research, programs, and support. We have shifts between 5am-1pm, including set-up, food & beverage, greeters, t-shirt distribution, VIP/Team Tent volunteers, sanitation team, spirit crew and more! Some positions require a background check. Please let me know if you have any questions! Groups and individuals of all ages and abilities are encouraged and invited to volunteer.

Website: National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Contact Info For Student To Register/Sign Up: Register at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/2020wpb or contact Ashlyn at ashlyn.iervasi@nmss.org, 954-676-3920


Date of Event/Activity: Ongoing
Name of Event/Activity: Data Entry
Location: City Hall – 401 Clematis Street
Hours: Between 9am-5pm
Details of Volunteer Activity:
  • Internal Audit Department is looking for assistance with ADA Compliance (you would receive assistance from IT for this)
  • Engineering Services Department is looking for assistance with data entry in Engineering Developer Database and record retention
  • Environmental Compliance Department is looking for assistance with collecting permit info and entering data
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Mara Green – mgreen@wpb.org – (850) 804-4938

Florida Festivals and Events Association Holiday Mixer in need of volunteers!

Date of Event/Activity: 12/19/19

Name of Event/Activity: Florida Festivals and Events Association Holiday Mixer

Location: 101 South Flagler Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Hours: 5:00-9:00 pm

Details of Volunteer Activity: We are in need of 4-5 volunteers, preferably with previous serving experience, to serve hors d’oeuvres and help keep the room tidy during the event. We are not in need of beverage service, as we have that covered. Good opportunity for someone that wants to get in front of people in the event industry.

Website: https://www.ffea.com/events/2019/ffea-holiday-mixer

Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: Contact: Mara Green mgreen@wpb.org 561-804-4938


 

Last Call for Wellington Parade and Mall Gift Wrapping!

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Date of Event/Activity: Sunday, December 8th
Name of Event/Activity: Wellington Holiday Parade
Location: Forest Hill Blvd Wellington (SunTrust Bank)
Hours: 10am-4pm
Details of Volunteer Activity: Manage water tents, staging, clean up, carry banners in parade, help with parade dispersal.
Website: cpbchamber.com
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: krissy@cpbchamber.com


The Arc of Palm Beach County has taken over the Holiday Suite at The Gardens Mall again this year! This partnership provides amazing volunteer opportunities for those looking to lend their wrapping skills to spread cheer to shoppers. Your generosity will bring awareness to The Arc’s vision of a community where every person feels welcome, connected and accepted.

Click HERE to sign up for your volunteer Holiday Suite Shift today.

This year’s Holiday Suite is located on the second floor of Nordstrom Court.


 

Wellington Parade Reminder – Sign Up Now!

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Date of Event/Activity: Sunday, December 8th
Name of Event/Activity: Wellington Holiday Parade
Location: Forest Hill Blvd Wellington (SunTrust Bank)
Hours: 10am-4pm
Details of Volunteer Activity: Manage water tents, staging, clean up, carry banners in parade, help with parade dispersal.
Website: cpbchamber.com
Contact Info to Register/Sign Up: krissy@cpbchamber.com