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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Latest News

Governor Scott and Volunteer Florida Present Champion of Service Awards

Wednesday / December 13 / 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida Chief Executive Officer Vivian Myrtetus awarded Zakary, Gracyn, and Ari Smith with the Volunteer Florida Champion of Service Award, Florida’s official statewide volunteer recognition. Governor Scott said, “I am proud to recognize Zakary, Gracyn... Read More

Service Over The Holidays

Thursday / December 07 / 2017

Volunteer Florida’s theme for the months of November and December is service over the holidays. While we promote service and volunteerism yea​r-round, the holiday season in particular is a time when many of us are most acutely aware what the needs can be for families and individuals in our area.... Read More

VOLUNTEER FLORIDA TO BE FEATURED BY BORN THIS WAY FOUNDATION AT LADY GAGA CONCERT TONIGHT

Friday / December 01 / 2017

  The Foundation Will Highlight Volunteer Florida for Its Exceptional Work to Support and Empower Young People   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2017 CONTACT: Erin VanSickle evansickle@volunteerflorida.org TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —Volunteer Florida announced today that it will be featured by Born This Way Foundation at Lady Gaga’s Joanne World Tour... Read More

"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!