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

Volunteer Florida Hosts 11 States in Orlando for Training, Service Project

Monday / March 27 / 2017

TALLAHASSEE – Volunteer Florida will host a service project tomorrow in Orlando as part of a training event for 11 states across the Southeast. The service project and training are part of the Southern Regional Training, hosted by Volunteer Florida. Volunteer Florida CEO Chester W. Spellman said, “Volunteer Florida is... Read More

30 Under 30

Monday / March 20 / 2017

As part of Florida Volunteer Month, celebrated every April, Volunteer Florida is launching #30Under30. This new initiative will recognize under-30 volunteers by highlighting one volunteer a day throughout the month of April. “We are thrilled to launch #30Under30 to recognize individuals across Florida who are actively serving in their communities,”... Read More

Volunteer Florida, Uber Collect 3,282 Items for #SuitsForSession

Friday / March 17 / 2017

  FOR RELEASE: March 17, 2017 CONTACT: Erin VanSickle: evansickle@volunteerflorida.org   TALLAHASSEE — Volunteer Florida and Uber today announced that the second annual #SuitsForSession service project at the Capitol collected 3,282 donations of professional attire for job-seekers statewide. In addition to collecting items at the Capitol, Uber drivers picked up items across Leon... 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!