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Volunteer Opportunites

For Gainesville and surrounding areas.


The Center for Leadership and Service (CLS)

Florida Alternative Breaks (FAB)

Impact Autism at UF

Hands to Love Camp


Alachua County Children’s Alliance

Alachua County Library District Volunteer Program

Alachua County School Volunteer Program

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid Florida

Camp Boggy Creek Camp Counselor or Assistant

Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County


Alachua County Organization for Rural Needs, Inc. (ACORN) Clinic

Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry

American Red Cross – North Central Florida Chapter

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)
Contact: Amanda McCrary @ (352) 334-4060 ext. 131

Gainesville Community Ministry Food Pantry

Haven Hospice

House of Hope

Peaceful Paths (assistance for victims of domestic violence)

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


UF Dean of Students Office – list of volunteer opportunities

Swim for Multiple Sclerosis

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

Donate Blood or Platelets
Lifesouth Community Blood Center
Contact: (352) 334-1000 or (352) 224-1600