Volunteering...it's your community. Join the team!


We welcome your participation in making Sarasota County the best place to live or visit. Volunteering connects you to others, increases self-confidence, improves your outlook, helps you to stay physically healthy, and brings fun and fulfillment to your life. Just ask a volunteer!

Our FY18 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018) resulted in 277,638 volunteer hours at a national value of $6,854,877.04.

Our FY19 fiscal year began October 1, 2018. Thus far county volunteers and our community partners have contributed 158,522 hours, and counting

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National Public Lands Day: Connecting to Nature through Service

Join us at Shamrock Park, 3900 Shamrock Drive, Venice, on Saturday, September 28 from 8:30 AM– 11:30 AM. The event is focused on exotic invasive plant removal, pruning and general clean-up. Learn more and register now: https://tinyurl.com/PRNR-NPLD

For a complete list of volunteer opportunities, visit the volunteer opportunities page to find the right one for you and then complete the volunteer application. To update your existing volunteer account visit "My Account".

 Community Links
 Volunteer Documents
 Nathan Benderson Park  Volunteer Handbook
 Friends of SC History Center  Program Resolution
 Friends of the Legacy Trail  Volunteer Infographic 
 Volunteer Florida