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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Volunteer Florida and JMI #BringABook Service Project a Success

Monday / August 22 / 2016

Volunteer Florida partnered with the James Madison Institute to host a #BringABook service project at JMI’s Annual Policy Summit! Donated books will go to the Central Florida Urban League and the Learning Tree at South City in Tallahassee. Thanks to all who participated in and supported this literacy service project!

Volunteer Florida Announces Volunteer Services Convening

Tuesday / August 09 / 2016

Volunteer Florida is thrilled to facilitate a convening for state agency employees who want to mobilize citizens to serve as volunteers alongside staff, so that they can maximize the agency’s service to Floridians. Join us on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 for a half-day training session on the value of volunteers... Read More

Service Spotlight: Catholic Charities of Florida

Monday / August 08 / 2016

This month, Volunteer Florida is proud to highlight Catholic Charities of Florida! When the State of Florida is impacted by disasters or emergencies, volunteers from Catholic Charities of Florida are on the ground quickly to provide immediate relief and facilitate long term recovery. The organization’s mission is to empower Floridians... 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!