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. VF events include a month-long #BringABook service project with ADT, a statewide competition for volunteers to win a free cruise, “30 Volunteers in 30 Days” to honor exceptional volunteers, a statewide public service announcement, and a service project with Florida’s Gubernatorial Fellows.

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Latest News

Governor Scott and Volunteer Florida Present Champion of Service Awards

Tuesday / April 26 / 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida CEO Chester Spellman awarded one individual and one volunteer program with the Champion of Service Award. Governor Scott said, “Renee and the Sarasota Downtown Ambassador Program have gone above and beyond to serve... Read More

Comcast Cares Day

Monday / April 25 / 2016

Volunteer Florida was thrilled to join the Gubernatorial Fellows for a service project as part of Comcast Cares Day. We painted and landscaped Turn About, a Tallahassee organizations for at-risk teens. To learn more about Comcast Cares day, visit ComcastInTheCommunity.com.

Volunteer Florida LeaderCorps Members Pass the Test, Receive Certificate from FSU

Friday / April 22 / 2016

Emerging Service Leaders Present the Case for Volunteerism and Civic Engagement Volunteer Florida announced today the graduation of ten Volunteer Florida LeaderCorps members following successful project presentations in Orlando.  LeaderCorps members executed regional projects and presented their outcomes to receive a Leadership and Social Justice Certificate from Florida State University’s... 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!