Citizen Volunteer Opportunities
All City of Orlando volunteer applicants
must complete and pass a background screening.
Emergency Operations Center
The City of Orlando's Citizen Information Line
is a vital communication tool for our residents during emergencies.
Volunteers answer non-emergency phone calls during shifts at the
Emergency Operation Center. Contact Community Affairs at
Additionally, you can volunteer after a disaster
during the recovery effort. Donít wait until the last minute to get
trained. Learn how to protect yourself, your family and get ready to
help others. Prepare and get ready now. Contact Vicki Robles,
Orlando Cares is Mayor Buddy Dyer's Cities of Service Initiative.
Orlando Cares addresses community challenges - Youth Education and
Youth Crime Prevention - by mobilizing caring citizens as volunteers
to be part of the solution. In September 2010, Orlando was awarded a
Cities of Service Leadership Grant by the Rockefeller Foundation and
Bloomberg Philanthropies to develop an evidence-based, comprehensive
service plan. Through a collaborative process, hundreds of community
stakeholders helped to design Orlando Cares. Visit our informative
website for volunteer opportunities and to get involved:
Harry P. Leu Gardens
Opportunities such as guided tours through the
gardens and Leu House Museum, assisting classes in horticulture,
assisting with fundraisers, etc.
Good oral communication skills and the ability to work
independently. Professional decorum desired. Skill in dealing with
all ages and varying backgrounds. High school diploma required.
Contact: Lynn Williams, 407.246.2620
Neon Club Dance Host
Loch Haven Park Neighborhood Center
Assist with the Neon Club Dance for physically
and mentally challenged adults. Hosting will include assisting at
the concession stand and interacting with clients.
Past experience working with physically and mentally challenged
adults a plus. Patience, a positive attitude and the ability to
participate in physical activities desired. Ability to lead and
positively influence others.
Computer Lab Tutors
Provide tutoring to youth and adults on the
proper use of computer hardware and software. Software packages
include topics in Math, English, History and Art. Assist students
with Internet use.
Ability to speak in public, proficient use of computer and
effective writing skills. Past experience in computer instruction a