Broward County Volunteer Opportunities
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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

Broward 100 Needs Volunteers for the Centennial Celebration

InsideOutUpdated: Monday, April 13, 2015

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 Visit the Broward100 website.

Make a Difference In Your Community – Volunteer at BCL

Updated: Monday, April 13, 2015

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 More...

Get Involved! Animal Care and Adoption Needs Volunteers

Updated: Monday, April 13, 2015

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: Monday, April 13, 2015

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. More...

In the News

Karen GoebelVolunteer Shines at Animal Care
and Adoption

Karen Goebel has been volunteering with Broward County Animal Care and Adoption for the past two and a half years and has become one of our most dedicated volunteers. She has easily distinguished herself with her responsibility, humility, and optimism. She started out as one of our foster parents who took home litters of orphan kittens and gradually ended up volunteering her time at our facility. She may be modest, but her talents are well known amongst all of our volunteers and staff. Newer volunteers often go to her for expertise about our shelter and she is always eager and happy to help. Karen is kind-hearted, high-spirited and an all-around pleasure person to work with. It’s often hard to find quality volunteers, but somehow we got lucky and we’re extremely happy to have her as a part of our team.