Volunteer Florida is the state’s lead agency for volunteers and donations before, during, and after disasters. Volunteer Florida mobilizes and deploys resources to assist those responding to and recovering from disasters.
In response to Hurricane Irma, Volunteer Florida is mobilizing volunteers to staff our state’s shelters and other disaster relief organizations.
Florida’s official private fund to assist communities and families impacted by disasters.
Information and press releases from Volunteer Florida and partners.
Floridians who are interested in volunteering at shelters should complete shelter operations training. The training qualifies volunteers to serve as shelter volunteers and/or manage shelters. The first step in the training is to fill out the application. The American Red Cross will reach out to volunteers to provide training dates and times.