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Volunteer Opportunites

For Gainesville and surrounding areas.

At UF

The Center for Leadership and Service (CLS)
http://www.leadershipandservice.ufl.edu/programs/involve_lead_succeed/

Florida Alternative Breaks (FAB)
http://www.leadershipandservice.ufl.edu/programs/florida_alternative_breaks/

Impact Autism at UF
http://www.impactautismuf.webs.com/

Hands to Love Camp
http://www.handstolove.org/about-us/volunteer

Children

Alachua County Children’s Alliance
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Alachua-County-Childrens-Alliance/204169056450945?ref=stream

Alachua County Library District Volunteer Program
http://www.aclib.us/index.php?site_area=about_the_library&page=employment&sub_page=volunteering

Alachua County School Volunteer Program
http://www.sbac.edu/pages/ACPS/Departments_Programs/DepartmentsLZ/Volunteer___Business_Partnersh

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid Florida
http://www.bbbsmidflorida.org/

Camp Boggy Creek Camp Counselor or Assistant
http://www.boggycreek.org/volunteers/get-involved/

Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County
http://www.myboysandgirlsclub.com/

Families

Alachua County Organization for Rural Needs, Inc. (ACORN) Clinic
http://www.acornclinic.org/volunteers.php

Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry
http://www.acchh.org/members.shtml

American Red Cross – North Central Florida Chapter
http://www.redcross.org/fl/gainesville

Arbor House (home offering programs for expectant and single mothers)
See the Gainesville Sun article about Arbor House closing.

ARC of Alachua County (services for developmentally disabled)
http://www.arcalachua.org/
Contact: Amanda McCrary @ (352) 334-4060 ext. 131

Gainesville Community Ministry Food Pantry
http://www.BetterDay.org/

Haven Hospice
http://www.havenhospice.org/

House of Hope
http://www.houseofhopegnv.org/index.php?p=volunteeropportunities

Peaceful Paths (assistance for victims of domestic violence)
http://www.peacefulpaths.org/get-involved/volunteer/

Ronald McDonald House of Gainesville
Contact: Theresa Drews @ (352) 374-4404

St. Francis House (homeless shelter and soup kitchen)
Contact: Teresa Zokovitch @ (352) 378-9079

Other

UF Dean of Students Office – list of volunteer opportunities
http://www.dso.ufl.edu/studentguide/campusresources/studentactivities.php

Swim for Multiple Sclerosis
http://support.msassociation.org/site/PageServer?pagename=Swim_for_MS

UF – Florida Museum of Natural History
Contact: Julie Crosby @ (352) 846-2000 ext. 210

Donate Blood or Platelets
Lifesouth Community Blood Center
http://www.lifesouth.org/
Contact: (352) 334-1000 or (352) 224-1600