High School Volunteer Program in Jacksonville

Teen volunteers gain valuable experience, marketable skills, and an appreciation for community service through our program. If you are at least 16 years old, as well as have the ability to commit to six consecutive months, please submit your inquiry to JaxVolunteers@nemours.org. Volunteer Services will respond with the current opportunities, application requirements and link to submit your application.

How to Apply — Requirements for Teens

  • Request an online application by emailing the Volunteer Services Department
  • Gain medical clearance including tuberculosis test, immunizations and a urine drug screen
  • Clear two references
  • Complete online and in-person training

Qualifications

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Have consistent patience interacting with children from birth to age 18, as well as with their siblings and parents
  • Be able to speak and understand English
  • Be willing to learn the skills necessary to be competent in their duties and responsibilities

Commitment

Teen volunteers may apply at any time of the year. While teens may have more availability to volunteer during the summer, school breaks, and teacher work days and are encouraged to do so, we still expect teens to volunteer throughout the school year and require the following:

  • At least six months of consecutive service
  • At least 50 service hours per year

Benefits

  • Explore career opportunities
  • Contribute to your community
  • Gain invaluable learning experiences, as well as references and recommendations
  • Be recognized for your service hour

Contact Us

You must email to receive the link to the online application.
Office Phone: (904) 697-3517
Email: Jax Volunteers
Address: 807 Children's Way, Jacksonville, FL 32207