Putting AmeriCorps members
to work in schools and nonprofits.
Transforming Florida communities.

Volunteer Florida administers $32 million in funding to deliver high-impact national service programs in Florida. We put 1,300 AmeriCorps members to work in communities across the state to serve students, veterans, families, and job seekers.

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VF CEO Chester Spellman Honored as 2016 Young Floridian by UF’s Bob Graham Center

Thursday / May 19 / 2016

Volunteer Florida is thrilled to congratulate CEO Chester Spellman on being named as the 2016 Young Floridian by the Bob Graham Center for Public Policy at the University of Florida. The award recognizes individuals who have made substantial contributions to the state of Florida both professionally and civically.

#BringABook Video

Wednesday / May 18 / 2016

Volunteer Florida and ADT’s month-long #BringABook service project collected 10,000 books for Florida students!  

Senior Corps Week 2016

Tuesday / May 17 / 2016

This week, Volunteer Florida joins the Corporation for National and Community Service and our grantees to honor Senior Corps. We are grateful the Florida programs that help seniors serve their neighbors, and the extraordinary volunteers who prove that #SeniorCorpsWorks!  

"All Floridians have the potential to transform communities and change the lives of Florida families through volunteering. When Floridians work together, we can accomplish anything and I encourage everyone from the Keys to the Panhandle to lend a helping hand and give back to our state."

Governor Rick Scott


"Our state's students are ranked among the best in the nation, evidence that our investment in education is truly paying off. I am proud of DOE's partnership with Volunteer Florida - they play a critical role in preparing our state's future workforce."

Pam Stewart / Florida Education Commissioner


"Volunteer Florida's AmeriCorps members work with some of our most at-risk students and their families, mentoring and tutoring them during and after school and helping them graduate. We couldn't do what we do without them."

Alberto M. Carvalho / Superintendent / Miami-Date County Public Schools

How Can We Help You?

Whether you're interested in applying for a grant or looking for a volunteer opportunity, we're here to help. As the Governor's lead agency for national service and volunteerism in the Sunshine State, we encourage every Floridian to serve. Volunteer Florida is responsible for administering $32 million in federal, state, and local funding to deliver high-impact national service and volunteer programs in Florida. We are the state’s advocate for volunteerism and philanthropy in Florida, connecting individuals, families, and businesses with opportunities to serve their communities and recognizing Florida’s outstanding service leaders. Additionally, Volunteer Florida serves as the state’s lead agency for volunteers and donations before, during, and after disasters, working closely with the Florida Division of Emergency Management and our local partners. We hope you'll join our mission to make Florida communities smarter, safer, and stronger!