Civic & Community

Community Foundation of Sarasota County

For over 30 years, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has been making the important connection between individuals’ personal memories, passions, dreams and the fulfillment of their charitable goals. The Community Foundation of Sarasota County is in need of a Season of Sharing Social Media Guru. Are you active on Facebook? Would you love to […]


Desoto National Memorial

De Soto National Memorial is located in Manatee County; check with your High School Community Service Manger before volunteering to ensure your service work with this organization qualifies for Bright Futures. De Soto National Memorial is looking for volunteers to fill the following positions: Fixed Station:  Volunteers help in a living history camp  by performing […]


Florida Railroad Museum

The Florida Railroad Museum is located in Manatee County; check with your High School Community Service Manger before volunteering to ensure your service work with this organization qualifies for Bright Futures. The Florida Railroad Museum is dedicated to preserving Florida’s railroad history and offers one of the most unique museum experiences in the world. The […]


Historic Spanish Point

Historic Spanish Point is a 30-acre archaeological, historical and environmental museum located on Little Sarasota Bay in charming Osprey, Florida. Volunteer Opportunities Include: Curatorial Aide: Assist our professional Curator with the preservation, cataloging and displaying of the museum’s collections. This is mostly indoor work in the historic White Cottage built in 1885 overlooking Little Sarasota […]


Historical Society of Sarasota County

The Mission of the Historical Society of Sarasota County is to foster public awareness of the rich historical heritage of Sarasota County and the state of Florida, encourage inquiry and research into this history, promote collection and preservation of memorabilia, develop a broader appreciation of its historical communities, and protect its historic sites and structures. […]


Manasota Operation Troop Support

Manasota Operation Troop Support (MOTS) sends monthly packages to local deployed troops with ties to Manatee and Sarasota Counties who are serving in the Middle East. They and their families receive help before, during and after deployment by MOTS. Manasota Operation Troop Support is in need of volunteers to assist with their monthly packing parties […]


North Port Parks and Recreation

Mission: Provide diverse year round recreational opportunities through the preservation of open space, park settings, recreational facilities, and programs that meet the physical, mental, cultural and social needs of our residents, while enhancing the overall quality of life. North Port Parks and Recreation is looking for Teen Volunteers to assist them at two of their […]


Sarasota County Library System

Sarasota County Library System Mission: The Sarasota County Library System offers equal access to information, fosters lifelong learning and inspires community engagement. Youth and Teen Services Assistant Needed Duties Include: Shelving Teen Advisory Board member Preparing materials for programs Assisting staff with programs Setting-up and taking down programs Preparing and distributing flyers Photocopying Keeping Youth […]


Sarasota Sister Cities

The mission of Sarasota Sister Cities Association is to foster international relationships between Sarasota and cities that have similar interests by creating exchanges in areas of culture, education, tourism, business and government. Today there are eight Sister Cities paired with Sarasota including Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (1987); Tel Mond, Israel; Vladimir, Russia; & Perpignan, Languedoc-Roussillon, France […]


Scottish Heritage Society of Sarasota

The Scottish Heritage Society of Sarasota, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation dedicated to the promotion, education and enrichment of Scottish traditions and culture in Southwest Florida. The Scottish Heritage Society of Sarasota needs individuals and groups to give their time, knowledge and smiles to help set up the Sarasota Highland Games and Celtic Festival […]