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Broward County agencies offer opportunities for residents to volunteer their services to benefit their community. Whether you are a retiree with extra time on your hands, a student looking to fulfill service hours, or an individual or group interested in being involved, this website offers opportunities for you to consider.

Featured Volunteer Opportunities

Beautify Roosevelt Gardens on Valentine's Day

Updated: Thursday, February 5, 2015 

Your help is needed to remove trash and litter in the Roosevelt Gardens community on Saturday, February 14, from 8AM - 12PM. Volunteers should meet at Roosevelt Gardens Community Park, 2841 NW 11th Street, Fort Lauderdale and invite their neighbors to participate. Students can receive Community Service Hours for participation. Bags, gloves and free refreshments will be provided to volunteer workers. Receive a FREE gift and t-shirt while supplies last. For more information, contact Elaine Barrett at 954-553-0041More...

Get Involved with the Waterway Cleanups 

Updated: Thursday, February 5, 2015 
Volunteers are needed at monthly waterway cleanups at Delevoe Park at 2520 N.W. Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale. The Wildlife Research Team, Inc. is hosting two waterway cleanups, February 7th at 10AM and the other on April 11th at 10AM. A brief "Canoeing 101" is available for first-timers. Community service hours are offered for students. Parents or guardians must sign a release form for minors to participate. To register, please contact Donna Kazo at paddle4research@yahoo.com.

Next month, the Marine Industries Association of South Florida is hosting its 38th Annual Waterway Cleanup on Saturday, March 7th, from 9AM to 1PM. Volunteers make this popular event a success. Last year, nearly 18 tons of trash and debris was removed from Broward County's waterways. The volunteers assemble at multiple locations and Delevoe Park is one of the official sites. To register and reserve a t-shirt, please visit http://waterwaycleanup.org/online-registration.

Broward 100 Needs Volunteers for the Centennial Celebration

InsideOutUpdated: Friday, October 3, 2014

Broward County’s official year-long, community wide celebration of its 100th birthday begins October 2014 and extends through October 2015. Broward 100 – Celebrating the Art of Community, will commemorate this historic milestone with bold, innovative art and performance projects intended to attract visitors and bring Broward residents together to creatively bridge, bond and build our community. If you would like to volunteer and get involved, complete an application and return to Broward100@broward.org. Visit Broward100 website.


Make a Difference In Your Community – Volunteer at BCL

Updated: Friday, October 27, 2014

Elderly volunteersVolunteering at a Broward County Library is a unique and meaningful way to give back to your community. Opportunities exist for teens, adults and seniors. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life, make friends and have fun, or earn valuable community service hours and professional experience, the library is a place to share your special skills and better your world. Visit your local Broward County Library and explore volunteer opportunities such as:

  • Library Ambassadors
  • Each One, Teach One (adult literacy)
  • Prime Time Program (intergenerational literacy)
  • Citizenship Volunteers
  • English or Spanish Café Volunteers
  • Friends of the Libraries
  • Financial Literacy

Visit the library’s volunteer web page for more details. Email libraryvolunteers@broward.org


Get Involved! Animal Care and Adoption Needs Volunteers

Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014

Dog With FamilyAnimal Care and Adoption is in need of volunteers to assist as:

  • Pet Foster Parents: Residents with extra time can volunteer to foster very young kittens and puppies that have come into the shelter without their mother. Animal Care will provide training. More...
  • Greeters: If you enjoy working with the public and/or on a computer, Animal Care and Adoption needs you! Volunteer Greeters welcome customers and give them basic information regarding shelter programs and services.

Residents who are interested in becoming a volunteer are invited to attend one of the upcoming Volunteer Orientations to learn more about Animal Care and the volunteer opportunities that are available:

For more information, contact the Animal Care and Adoption Volunteer Coordinator at 954-359-1313, ext. 9689 or ext. 9850.


Parks Needs VIPs!

Updated: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

people workingBroward County Parks and Recreation Division’s Volunteers Improving Parks (VIP) program offers a variety of volunteer projects for students, families and groups of all sizes to share their time and talents with the community. VIP opportunities are available throughout the park system with schedules that are convenient for just about everyone. No experience is required – training and assistance will be provided. Take the first step today and fill out a volunteer application, or call the Volunteer Coordinator at 954-357-8153.

Please visit our new web pages for information regarding Community and Corporate Sponsorships and Scout information.

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Volunteers in the News

2014 Teen Volunteer Expo

Updated: October 27, 2014

365 logoThis fall, Southwest Regional Library located at 16835 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines held a very successful Teen Volunteer Expo. Over 420 students who attended had the opportunity to inquire about the specific duties and application procedures for hundreds of volunteer projects available at throughout the community. If you would like to be notified of the next Teen Volunteer Expo opportunity, contact the Youth Services Department at Southwest Regional Library, 954-357-6733.


Summer Library Volunter Progran Includes Grand Finale Event

Updated: October 27, 2014

This summer, 108 volunteers at Southwest Regional Library contributed more than 2,000 hours of volunteer work. Their support allowed this library to present 85 programs for 4,600 children and teens to attend. Many volunteers also recruited the 2,400 readers who signed up for the summer reading program. The programs and events would not be possible without these dedicated teens.

The Slapstick Sillies Vaudeville Show had its 10th production at Southwest Regional Library as the summer finale event. This year, more than thirty dedicated volunteers contributed over 450 hours of service to the library, during which they created and rehearsed original comedy, magic and musical skits. Homeless.jpgHomeless.jpgVolunteerBCL.jpgVolunteerBCL.jpgInsideOut.jpgInsideOut.jpg