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Get Involved - Volunteer Opportunities on the Treasure Coast
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Parks and Recreation Shift Positions available for Volunteers
Must be at least 16 years old. At the City of Port St Lucie Parks and Recreation.
2195 SE Airoso Blvd., Port St Lucie

  • Volunteers welcome at the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast
"Adult Volunteer Program for people ages 16 and up.  Our Junior Volunteer Program is for people 12-15 years of age and requires an adult supervisor (18 or older, parent or guardian) working side-by-side.

We require attendance at our Volunteer Orientation to begin your experience with us.  At the orientation, we explain who we are, our policies and the various volunteer opportunities.  Following orientation, we schedule you for training in the area of your choice.  Then the fun begins!" click for more information
4100 SW Leighton Farm Avenue, Palm City

  • Students Needing Volunteer / Community Service Hours and Adults
are welcomed at the Port St Lucie Botanical Gardens. Many volunteer positions available from working in the gardens to participating in the children's events and classes even computer skills are needed.  Volunteers are always needed from all walks of life, if you have a few hours to give, we can help you fill them and make new friends and have a good time along the way. Call the Botanical Gardens at 772-337-1959 or email info@pslbotanicalgardens.org for more information.
2410 SE Westmoreland Blvd., Port St Lucie


  • Volunteer at Tradition Medical Center - Martin Health Auxilliary
"Martin Health System teenage volunteer program is designed to give students the opportunity to volunteer in a hospital environment. In order to assure that Martin Health maintains its high quality of service to the community, our teenage volunteers are selected on a competitive basis."

Today’s Auxiliary is made up of men and women from all walks of life and almost every occupation. Our volunteers are retired or working adults, college students and teenagers seeking to give back to their community. The Martin Health Auxiliary is one of the largest auxiliaries in the state of Florida, and has:

-More than 915 volunteers
- Almost 158,178 volunteer hours contributed annually
- More than $3.6 million in labor cost savings to Martin Health System in calendar year 2014. Click here!

  • Retired Senior Volunteer Program
We are looking for senior (55 and up) volunteers to help improve the food insecure population and access to care in St Lucie County. Our partners include:

Treasure Coast Food Bank
Harvest Food and Outreach
Mustard Seed
Sarah's Kitchen
United Way
United Methodist of Prima Vista
Habitat for Humanity
Hands Clinic
New Horizon

Experience Works operates the Corporation of National and Community Service funded program in St Lucie County. A part of Senior Corps, RSVP is America’s largest volunteer network for people 55 and older, with more than 300,000 volunteers impacting communities nationwide. RSVP volunteers choose where they want to volunteer, along with the type of work and number of hours. They also receive insurance for the time they are volunteering and are recognized for their service through annual volunteer appreciation luncheons.

To volunteer with RSVP, call Marsha Jordan (Coordinator for St Lucie) at 772-323-5286 or email Marsha_Jordan@experienceworks.org

  • Volunteer Receptionist Needed at the Treasure Coast Food Bank
Flexible hours. “The Treasure Coast Food Bank is seeking dedicated volunteers to help manage the front reception desk. This volunteer position will be responsible for handling front office reception and administration duties as assigned, including greeting guest, answering phones and handling company inquiries. Training for this position will be provided.

General office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Volunteer times are flexible during these hours, however we ask that you commit to the days and times set in order to assure proper coverage. This position as the "Face of First Impressions" requires clear communication, the ability to multi-task and must provide a friendly smile to those we serve. Candidate should be at least 18 years of age or older for this volunteer position. For more information or to sign up, please contact Gary Porter at gporter@tcfoodbank.org or call 772-489-3034. www.stophunger.org. 401 Angle Road, Fort Pierce

  • Volunteer at the Hobe Sound Nature Center
The Hobe Sound Nature Center is a private, non-profit organization located at the Hobe Sound Nature Wildlife Refuge.

Animal Care: Care, maintenance and handling of education animals. Volunteers needed 9AM – 12PM, Monday to Friday. Museum Docent: Greeting visitors, answering questions, and gift shop duties. Volunteers needed 9AM – 12PM, 12PM – 3PM or all day.

If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out an application at the HSNC, email Lis Wight at hobesoundnaturecenter@gmail.com or call 772-546-2067. 13640 SE Federal Highway, Hobe Sound

FIRST SATURDAYS

  • Family Volunteer Day at the Treasure Coast Food Bank, 9AM – 12PM
Family Volunteer Day is a day that celebrates the power of individuals and families who work together to support their neighbors in need here on the Treasure Coast who may not know where their next meal is coming from.

The first Saturday of each month, families use this day to teach children valuable, real life lessons about compassion and caring as we work together to sort food and non-food items, bag pet food, pack backpacks, and pack senior and veterans boxes for those struggling with the issue of hunger. As an individual or family, volunteering can be a great way to develop skills, learn more about their community and make friends. Children 8 years of age and older are permitted with proper adult supervision. Closed toe shoes are required. www.stophunger.org. 401 Angle Road, Fort Pierce

  • Volunteer Opportunities at the Manatee Center: Open house every month
"Are you interested in volunteering but have questions about what you might be doing, how often you need to commit, what the benefits are? Come to our interest session and find the answers to these questions and more! Our Volunteer Coordinator will be onsite of answer all your questions. Please bring your completed application or come early to fill one out. Session begins at 2PM.

We accept volunteers 14 years of age and up. Younger volunteers are welcome when accompanied by a responsible parent.. Lots of positions available: www.manateecenter.com. 480 N Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce

                          EVENTS.

MAY 26, 2017

  • Family Volunteer Fun Night at United Against Poverty, Inc. St Lucie
5:30PM – 8PM. Bring the family to have dinner and help support the UP Center by giving of your time and talent. All ages are welcome! Did you know that children who participate in volunteering as young as age 5 grow up with better self-esteem and a sense of self-worth? 2520 Orange Avenue, Fort Pierce

JUNE 3, 2017

  • United Way of Martin County’s Hurricane Food Packing Event
at the Martin County Fair Grounds, 9AM – 11:30AM. We’re looking for volunteers to help us pack 3,000 hurricane food kits for seniors served by Meals on Wheels and our other neighbors in need. The hurricane food kits will include a three-day supply of food for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as snacks and nutritional beverages. Children ages 5+ with adult supervision are encouraged to participate. Register online: www.unitedwaymartincounty.org. 2616 SE Dixie Highway, Stuart






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