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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

New Volunteer Orientation

By attending one of our New Volunteer Orientations, you will gain the basic information you need to serve as an effective volunteer within our community. You can find the next New Volunteer Orientation by visiting the Opportunity Calendar.

Tampa, FL

1/21/18 1:00 PM +more

Habitat Build [Pin]

Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County wants you to come out on a Saturday morning and help build a home for a needy family. No experience necessary -they provide training. Learn new skills, meet and work with new and interesting people. Have fun too! The address of where you will be building will be given to you by your Project Leader closer to the date. New volunteers: Please follow the steps below. Previous volunteers: Please register with your group here: HERE then register for your build day HERE. Please Register Online: • Complete the online waiver here: http://cm2pinellas.neworg.com/default.asp?PageNum=29 • View the safety video • Register with your group by searching for the group name when prompted • Click join • Continue to the Construction Calendar and register for your build day (find the date of your build and the address listed above and click register) Build Day: • Wear close toed and closed heeled shoes • Bring a lunch and a bottle for water (water provided on site) • All tools are provided on site • Please be prompt • Carpool if possible, parking can be limited

Weeki Wachee, FL

1/27/18 8:00 AM +more

The Spring [Hil]

Come on out and play with some really great children. The children range in age from birth to teenagers. We could be rocking infants to playing touch football with the teenagers and everything in between. Please notify your leader if you need directions to the location. The website gives a wrong address. **NO COURT ORDERED VOLUNTEERS ALLOWED** **ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE LEVEL 2 BACKGROUND CHECKED (through The Spring) BEFORE PARTICIPATING**

Weeki Wachee, FL

12/18/17 6:00 PM +more

United OCR Beer Serving[SRQ]

Volunteers will be serving beer to runners after the race VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 21 YEARS OLD

Sarasota, FL

2/3/18 8:00 AM

Hope Lodge Game Night [Hil]

Volunteers will host a game night at the Lodge. The Hope Lodge is a place that houses cancer patients and their care takers for free while the patients are receiving treatment. Volunteers 15 to 18 can do this project with a parent/guardian. But must be 18 to do this alone.

Tampa, FL

1/11/18 7:00 PM +more

Whispering Oaks Bingo Party [Hil]

Play bingo and have an ice cream social with the elderly/disabled patients. Before signing up for this project by clicking on “Sign up for this project”, any volunteer under the age of 18 will also need to print out a minor release form for this project. The volunteer’s parent or guardian must sign it. Bring the completed form with you to the project.

Tampa, FL

1/18/18 6:30 PM +more

Hillsborough County Developmental Center [Hil]

HCDC is a group home for adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. Come join the residents for an evening of fun and assist with serving refreshments, conversation, and recreational activities.

Tampa, FL

1/18/18 6:30 PM +more

Boys & Girls Club/Brandon - Read-To-Me [Hil]

Read-To-Me. Help instill the joy of reading to the children in the club, one-on-one or in a group.

Brandon, FL

1/15/18 4:30 PM +more

Teaching Tools for Hillsborough Schools [HIL]

Ensure that the students and classrooms in Hillsborough County have the basic tools for learning. This month families will come in and shop for their children. Volunteers will assist with shopping. Minors 13+ may volunteer with an adult. Must be 15 to volunteer alone on this project.

Tampa, FL

1/27/18 9:00 AM +more

Quantum Leap Farm [Hil]

The Farm is a nationally recognized equestrian program serving injured and disabled civilian adults and children, as well as military service members and their families. Every horseman knows the relationship with a horse is special. But for those who are recovering from injury or who live with mental or physical disability, this relationship can open the door to new realms of possibility. By volunteering at Quantum Leap Farm, you can give back to your community, have fun and make new friends. Help riders as a side walker and with grooming and tacking of horses, light gardening and barn maintenance. As well as wearing closed toe shoes you might also want to bring along some work gloves. Before signing up for this project by clicking on “Sign up for this project”, any volunteer under the age of 18 will also need to print out a minor release form for this project. The volunteer’s parent or guardian must sign it. Bring the completed form with you to the project.

Odessa, FL

1/20/18 8:30 AM +more

James A. Haley VA Casino Games [Hil]

The residents in the Spinal Cord Injuries Ward are wanting to go to Vegas. Since that is not possible United Way HandsOn volunteers will take Vegas to them and assist with various gaming activities.

Tampa, FL

1/27/18 1:00 PM +more

Meals On Wheels [Hil]

Volunteers will be working together in a kitchen to put a variety of food cups, and many other things that will later be delivered to the homebound clients. Before signing up for this project by clicking on “Sign up for this project”, any volunteer under the age of 18 will also need to print out a minor release form for this project. The volunteer’s parent or guardian must sign it. Bring the completed form with you to the project.

Tampa, FL

1/6/18 9:00 AM +more

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By aknowles. Wed, 06 Dec 2017

After Hurricanes Irma and Maria left the island of Puerto Rico devastated and millions of resident without power, the Reyes Torres family stepped up to support to their neighbors in the wake of the disaster. Volunteering together as a family, they've helped remove downed trees and trash, and offered general support to members of their community in need.

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