April is Florida Volunteer Month!
How will you #ServeFL?

April is Florida Volunteer Month, a time to highlight volunteers and their impact in the Sunshine State. Volunteer Florida is recognizing 30 volunteers under the age of 30 this month and promoting service opportunities across Florida. Check out our Florida Volunteer Month page to learn more!

30 Under 30 Florida Volunteer Month

Latest News

Tamela Perdue Joins Volunteer Florida Foundation Board of Directors

Thursday / April 20 / 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Volunteer Florida announced that Tamela Perdue will join the Volunteer Florida Foundation Board of Directors. Perdue was unanimously approved by the Volunteer Florida Foundation Board of Directors and the Volunteer Florida Commission. Volunteer Florida CEO Chester Spellman said, “We are thrilled to have Tammy join the Volunteer... Read More

Gov. Scott and Volunteer Florida Present Champion of Service Award at Florida Cabinet Meeting

Tuesday / April 11 / 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida CEO Chester Spellman awarded Steven Cleveland with the Volunteer Florida Champion of Service Award, Florida’s official statewide volunteer recognition. Governor Scott said, “I applaud Steven’s commitment to helping and caring for his fellow... Read More

2017 Southern National Service Training Conference

Tuesday / April 04 / 2017

Volunteer Florida hosted a service project in Orlando as part of a training event for 11 states across the Southeast during the Southern National Training Conference. The service project gathered hundreds of volunteers to assemble 2,250 hygiene kits for needy children, families, and seniors in Central Florida. The Southern National... 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!