Mission: To prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers carry out 90% of the humanitarian work of the Red Cross. Our vital work is only possible because of people like you. Whether helping one displaced family or thousands, providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran, or teaching others how to respond in emergencies, it’s through the efforts of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things. Browse Volunteer Opportunities in Your Community on our website today!
Volunteer Hours: Business hours are 9:00am to 4:00pm. However, if your staff choose to volunteer during a disaster, there are potentially 24 hour Disaster Operation Volunteer Programs. Each volunteer listing has the required time commitment listed online.
Mission: Altrusa House is a licensed adult day health care program that provides a safe and stimulating environment for adults with disabilities or special needs.
Volunteer Opportunities: Reception work; assistance with daily activities (e.g., assisting with lunch); events surrounding Valentine's, Halloween, Easter and various other holidays and parties.
Volunteer Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Mission: The Mission of ElderCare of Alachua County is to be an advocate for the elderly and provide services that will build capacity, maximize independence, and enrich the quality of life for the seniors in Alachua County and north central Florida. ElderCare is operated by UF Health Shands and is a 100-percent grant- and donation-funded agency.
Volunteer Opportunities: A variety of flexible volunteer opportunities are available. Volunteers make a positive difference in the lives of many seniors and are a significant part of the programs and services that ElderCare of Alachua County offers. ElderCare welcomes volunteers of all ages, both individual and as groups volunteering together. Whether you can provide one hour or 100 hours per year, your contribution of time and service is important to the seniors we serve at ElderCare.
Volunteer Hours: varied
Mission: To provide help and hope to people in crisis
Volunteer Opportunities: Handing out food, seeing clients, tutoring
Volunteer Hours: Mon-Thurs 9am - 3pm, some Tues nights and Saturdays for dental students.
Mission: “Honoring life by providing comfort, care and compassion to those we serve.”
Volunteer Opportunities: Office support, greeter desk, patient support, community outreach, Attic resale store, pet visitors, March and April annual fundraising events along with other events throughout the year.
Volunteer Hours: hours vary depending on volunteering assignment: weekdays/evenings and weekends.