Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers in Action Program

Volunteers Helping With OysterWelcome to our Manatee County Volunteers in Action community! We are thrilled to have you join our dedicated team of individuals who are passionate about making a positive impact in our community. Your commitment to giving your time and energy to support our mission is truly inspiring. Together, we will work towards creating meaningful change and leaving a lasting mark on our community. Whether you're here to lend a helping hand, share your skills, or simply be a compassionate presence, your contribution is invaluable. Thank you for choosing to be a part of our volunteer family, and we look forward to achieving great things together.

5-Step Volunteer Process

Become a Volunteer

To start your volunteer application today, please click the link above. We look forward to receiving your application and having you join our dedicated team of volunteers.

Public Safety (Animal Services)

  • Administrative/Data Entry
  • Adoption Counselor
  • Bathing Dogs
  • Cat Cuddler
  • Community Events
  • Dog Play Groups
  • Dog Training/Pit Crew
  • Dog Walker
  • Greeter
  • Jr. Volunteer
  • Marketing/Promotions
  • Pet Photographer/Handler

Community & Veterans Services (Libraries)

Volunteers may assist in the following areas:

Library Volunteers

  • Checking in and reshelving library materials
  • Processing materials
  • Book repair
  • Outreach Assistance
  • Local history and genealogy aides
  • Programs and special events
  • Special projects
  • Office help and data entry
  • Computer help
  • Teen advisory board
  • Home Bound Delivery of Materials

Natural Resources

Sports & Leisure Services

  • Youth Coaching
  • Goblin Gathering
  • A Night Before Christmas