SEMINOLE COUNTY GOVERNMENT
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Guide to County Services


Volunteer Opportunities

We Need You!

The Board of County Commissioners would like to invite you to help make our community better by becoming a Community Volunteer!

Volunteers assist in providing expanded services to the public that, in many cases, would not otherwise be available. Volunteers span a variety of ages, come from diverse ethnic backgrounds and have a multitude of skill levels. But they all have one thing in common - they care about their community.

Calendar of Events

*View a calendar of upcoming volunteer opportunities.

County Government

2-1-1 Community Resource Information Hotline - A program that provides one-stop access to information about local health and human services and other community resources.

4-H - A youth education program which provides children and young adults ages 5-18 the opportunity to learn life skills they need to be productive and self-reliant members of society, good citizens and leaders of tomorrow.

Adopt-A-Park Program - Interested in demonstrating community pride and making a positive statement for clean, attractive leisure areas? Participate in the Adopt a Park Program. Facilitate the monitoring, clean up and enhancement of parks, natural lands, trails and trailheads maintained by Seminole County.

Adopt-A-River ProgramAdopt-A-River Program - A program that facilitates the monitoring, clean up, and enhancement of stream/river segments of Seminole County and is open to individuals and organizations interested in helping the environment.

Adopt-A-Road Program - A litter reduction campaign designed to remove litter and debris from Seminole County roads and improve the quality of the environment.

Advisory Boards & Committees - The Seminole County Board of County Commissioners recognizes the importance of volunteerism in effective and progressive County government.

Animal Services - There are many ways that people can help the animals even if they don't have animal handling experience.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) - A citizen training program that focuses on preparing citizens how to deal with hurricane, tornadoes, and other major emergencies along with everyday emergency situations.

Elections Poll Worker - Over 800 of your friends, neighbors, and co-workers volunteer each election year to perform this valuable public service. Why not join them?

Florida Lakewatch Program - Florida LAKEWATCH is currently the only research program gathering monthly data to study such a large number and a wide variety of Florida's lakes.  

Leisure Services - Volunteering can be the most rewarding and enjoyable experience for people of all ages and walks of life! We invite individuals and community groups to transform their passions into action. Volunteer opportunities include: library support, clerical support, "experts” to lead workshops, trail clearing, invasive species management, tour docents, and internships.

Library Services - Join the fun at your local library by volunteering a few hours per week or month! Assist with children’s story programs and crafts, mend books, keep materials in order and attractively arranged, or team up for special projects.  We love our volunteers. 

Guardian Ad Litem of Seminole County - G.A.L. recruits, trains, supports and supervises volunteers to advocate for the best interest of children who are alleged to be abused, neglected or abandoned and who are involved in court proceedings.

Master Gardener - A program designed to train volunteers in basic horticulture principles so that more residents can be helped with their problems with plants in the landscape, garden, or home.

P.A.Y. Teen Court Volunteer or Hearing Officer Volunteer - A juvenile who accepts responsibility for the charge (guilty or no contest) in a first time misdemeanor case may be referred to Teen Court and become the defendant in a prosecutor, defense attorney, judge and jury setting.

Seminole Education, Restoration & Volunteer (SERV) Program - Volunteer your time to work on environmental projects that restore the waterways and natural areas of Seminole County and provide education on how protect these precious resources.

School Board Community Involvement Program - Find out how you can help students and teachers within the Seminole School System.

Sheriff's Office Community Volunteer Program - Volunteer your time in an assistance/support role in various departments within the Sheriff's Office. With a few exceptions, no specialized training is required.

Trails - Assist in development of the county's trails system.

Other Organizations

Central Florida Zoo - Offers a variety of volunteer opportunities to match just about anyone’s interests including becoming a Docent, joining the Zoo Crew or participating in Teen Team.

Seminole Heart - A coalition of religious, non-profit, government organizations, and individuals that tries to help fill the unmet needs of individuals and their families during the time of declared disasters.

SPCA of Central Florida  (Humane Society) - Help your local Humane Society save animals by donating your time in a variety of ways.