Volunteer Opportunities

Locations in your community, where you can make a difference

Bok Tower Gardens

1151 Tower Blvd.
Lake Wales

If you enjoy people, being outside and the serenity of beautiful gardens - this is for you!

Contact: Dona Hodurski programs@boktower.org or 863.734.1222.

Boys & Girls Club

6-7 students are needed to help serve dinner at their banquet Thursday, November 3 from 5:30-7:30 at Sebring First United Methodist Church (banquet/fellowship hall). If you can help or have more questions please call Angel Wiggins at 863-214-2164 or email her at angelhwiggins@gmail.com

Drug Free Highlands Coalition

Aisha Alayande at aalayande@gmail.com or communications@drugfreehighlands.orgo: 863-382-2138

Florida Hospital Heartland Division

Emergency Room, Gift shop Nutritional Services, Information Desk, Hospital Tours, Copy Center, Clown Therapy, Pet Therapy, Piano Player, Shuttle Driver and Special Events. Call Carole Seifert at 863-402-3368 for more information.


Gatorama is looking for volunteers to help the last few weeks in August. It is the Gatorama Hatching Festival. Play Wild or Dirty? Wanna play with gators? GO TO: gatorama.com/volunteer-application/

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity, Highlands County is looking for volunteers. If you are interested:
1. Contact Blair Pakowski at 863-385-7156 or email at volunteer@habitathighlands.org
2. Complete a volunteer application and waiver.
3. Show up & work hard!

If you are interested in helping or finding out more please contact:
Blair Pakowski at volunteer@habitathighlands.org or

(O) 863.385.7156

(C) 863.273.5311

Heartland Food Bank

Heartland Food Bank

941 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Juan 863-385-7885

Hours of Operation:

Monday 9am - 5pm

Tuesday 9am - 3pm

Wednesday 9am - 2pm

Thursday 9am - 3pm

Friday 9am - 5pm 

Heartland Horses & Handicapped, Inc. - looking for volunteers!

HH & H Inc. Provides Free Equine-Assisted Riding & Interaction to significantly improve the lives of children & adults with mental, physical, or developmental challenges. 
We are always in need of dedicated volunteers age 13 & up, to help with all aspects of our programs 7 days a week, from horse care, feeding, horsemanship, tacking, grooming, facility & grounds maintenance, assisting with special events, sessions, as well as office work.
No experience necessary, as we will train you for the positions you have interest.
For more information about this wonderful opportunity to have fun, learn, & give back to the community, please visit our website at www.Heartlandhorses.org or call Bobbie Jo at (863) 452-0006.

Heartland Horses & Handicapped, Inc.
LP Chamber of Commerce

18 N. Oak Ave., LP is looking for volunteers on Saturdays from 9-1 January through March. Please contact Eileen May at chamberexecutive@lpfla.com or 863.465.4331

New Concepts ADT

New Concepts ADT 4141 US Hwy 27 N, Sebring

Volunteer to interact and help adult clients learn practical life skills.

Barbara Cook is the facility coordinator, contact her at bcook@newconceptsbyvisions.org

New Testament Mission

604 Lemon Ave., Sebring. Help those who are less fortunate buy serving food and helping around the mission. Contact Katie Beatty 863-385-0035.

Nu-Hope Elder Care

 Looking for volunteers.

Help all day with golf tournament at Highlands Ridge Golf Course 4100 Carter Creek Lane, Avon Park. Contact Laurie Murphy

Thrift Stores

Mon.-Fri. 9-4; Sat. 9-2
6424 US 27 S Sebring 
Contact: John Anthony 863.314.4441

Mon.-Fri. 9-4; Sat. 9-12
103 S. Main Ave. Lake Placid 
Contact: Elaine White 863.699.0814

Samaritan's Touch

Samaritan Touch Care Center is looking for volunteers to weed around their building and property (3015 Herring Ave., Sebring)on a periodic basis. If you are interested please contact Heather Stephenson at heather@samaritanstouch.org

or 863.471.1870 ext.101

Redlands Christian Migrant Association

Day care facilities for children ages 0-5. Needed people to play with children and read to them.

Contact Diane Judge to volunteer at any of the Highlands County sites (Avon Park, Sebring and Lake Placid). diane@rcma.org.

Redlands Christian Migrant Association
Archbold Biological Station

Ecology Summer Camp

Students can earn 40 hours in one week 

(not including training)

If interested contact Dustin Angell,

Education Coordinator

863.465.2571 x233


Humane Society in Sebring

Needs people for a variety of tasks, including walking dogs & socializing cats.

They offer a monthly orientation. 

Director: Judy Speigel

863.655.1522 or 863.214.6508

Genesis Center

Volunteer opportunities for a variety of tasks, including ushering, parking team, sound, media, lighting, kitchen crew, security team, hospitality team, and much more!

For more information call our event planner Katie Wilson at  (863) 840-4729

Or email her at kwilson@fpclp.com