Share Your Heart of Service
Volunteers come from various backgrounds, but they all have one thing in common: they have a heart for service. Our volunteers expand our reach with their dedication and passion so we can serve more people in more places.
Please choose a volunteer opportunity below, then fill out our volunteer application at the bottom of this page. For more information, contact our Manager of Mission Effectiveness at Carly.Matthews@cflcc.org and 407-658-1818 ext. 1026. For inquiries about group volunteer projects, please contact Carly at least 1 month in advance with your group size, preferred date(s) and any program or location preferences.
*Volunteer opportunities are subject to change.
To search all volunteer opportunities by location, interest, date, or keyword, click here.
Volunteer Opportunities that Promote Advocacy and Justice
- Teach a Senior about Technology in Orlando: Volunteers are needed to help senior residents at St. Joseph Garden Courts, our independent senior living facility, lean about modern day technology such as computers, tablets, and smartphones. Click here to learn more and apply!
- Volunteer Sign Language Interpreters: Parishes throughout the Diocese of Orlando are in need of volunteer American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters to help deaf or hearing impaired individuals fully participate in the celebration of Mass each week. This position requires a yearlong commitment to serving at one Saturday or Sunday Mass per week and a diocesan background screening. Volunteers must be 18 and older. Click here to register and for more information.
Volunteer Opportunities to Help Alleviate Hunger
- Food Warehouse Volunteers at Agape Food Bank in Lakeland: Volunteers help sort, pack, stock and distribute food to agencies that serve those in need. Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 11:30 am and 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm. Please click here to learn more and to sign-up! If you have any questions please contact Donya Frazier, Volunteer Community Relations Manager at 863-665-7074 ext. 3210 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Groups are welcome! Please schedule with Donya in advance.
- Hospitality volunteers at Semoran Food Pantry in Orlando: Volunteers staff the front desk of the food pantry to greet guests, gather food bags, organize the reception area and restock the front counter. This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone with extra time each week to share God’s mercy by feeding the hungry. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Click here to learn more and apply!
- Food pantry volunteers at Semoran Food Pantry in Orlando: Volunteers help sort, pack, stock and distribute food to those in need. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Click here to learn more and sign up!
- Food pantry volunteers in Cocoa: Volunteers help sort, pack, stock and distribute food to those in need. Must be 16 or older. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. For more info, contact: 321-338-2986.
Volunteer Opportunities to Help Prevent Homelessness
- Emergency Family Services clerical/administrative volunteers in Orlando: Volunteers assist with data entry, copying, filing and organization. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Click here to learn more and apply!
- Receptionist with Family Empowerment Program in Winter Haven: Volunteers answer phones, greet guests, schedule appointments, operate copy and fax machine. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Click here to learn more and apply!
- ACCESS Volunteer (Automated Community Connection to Economic Self-Sufficiency) in Cocoa/Indialantic: Volunteers assist with scanning documents to DCF, HMIS & Excel data entry, filing, appointment scheduling, and confirming client eligibility for SNAP, Medicaid and QMB benefits. Monday-Friday, 9a.m.-4p.m. For more info, contact: 321-338-2986.
- Clerical/administrative volunteers in Indialantic/Cocoa: Volunteers assist with data entry, copying, filing, appointment scheduling and organization. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more info, contact: 321-338-2986.
Volunteer Opportunities to Help Provide Access to Healthcare
Volunteer medical professionals in Wildwood, Eustis and St. Cloud: We are looking for volunteer MD’s, PA’s, RN’s, OBGYN’s, EKG Technicians, endocrinologists, orthopedic surgeons, certified health educators, general and nurse practitioners at each of our clinics:
- Lazarus Free Medical Clinic in Wildwood – For more info, contact: Myrta.Aviles@cflcc.org or 352-748-4567.
- St. Luke’s Free Medical and Dental Clinic in Eustis – For more info, contact: Erin.Burley@cflcc.org or 352.602.4640.
- St. Thomas Free Medical Clinic in St. Cloud – For more info, contact: Kelly.Bender@cflcc.org or 407-593-1256.
Volunteer Opportunities to Help Care for Immigrants & Refugees
- Refugee Resettlement family mentor in Orlando: Volunteers “adopt-a-family” to help introduce newly arrived refugees to our American culture and help them learn and practice their English speaking and writing skills. Activities include celebrating a refugee family’s “first” major American holiday such as Thanksgiving or Fourth of July. Click here to learn more and apply!
- Apartment set-ups in Orlando: Volunteers help staff pick up furniture (and other gently used household items that have been donated to Catholic Charities) and set up apartments for our refugees before they arrive. Must be 18 or older and able to lift furniture. Click here to learn more and apply!
- Refugee Resettlement Community Orientation Volunteers: Volunteers will assist the Refugee Resettlement team by leading community orientation for newly arrived refugee families. Topics may include cultural adjustment, health and hygiene, and U.S. education systems. Training will be provided; available weekdays. Click here to learn more and apply!
Volunteer Opportunities with our Community Partners
- Ultrasound Technician at JMJ Pregnancy Centers: Do you have a passion for helping women and babies in need? We are looking for volunteer ultrasound technicians. Bilingual is a plus! Must be a ARDMS Certified Ultrasound Technician proficient in abdominal ultrasound imaging and measurements. Visit jmjlifecenter.org and contact Carrie Sargent to learn more email@example.com 407-201-5085
All Catholic Charities volunteers are expected to sign an acknowledgement and receipt of the Volunteer Manual as part of the online application process.
Youth Volunteer Requirements
- Youth Volunteers ages 12 -15 must be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian, school or other chaperone to participate.
- Youth Volunteers ages 12 – 17 are required to have a parent or legal guardian complete our Parental Consent form prior to volunteering