“As a volunteer, I have experienced firsthand the impact we have on members of our community. The sense of gratitude that comes from giving back to my hometown can’t be put into words.” – Eric T.
It is the only through generous investment of time and talent that we are able to lift the lives of struggling families in our community. Volunteers ensure the smooth daily operations of our campus, so that our financial resources can be utilized in the most effective way possible. In 2015 a remarkable 69,623 hours of service, valued at $1.53 Million*, were recorded by our volunteers. We imply could not operate without you!
*According to Independent Sector’s 2015 Florida Value of Volunteer Time Report
With an average of 490 shifts available each week, individual volunteers assist with everything from bagging groceries, to staffing our Welcome Desk and working in our warehouse. *Children must be ten years of age or older in order to participate in our regular volunteer opportunities. Youth under 16 years of age must have a parent or adult guardian present at all times while volunteering. Children of all ages are invited to participate in our monthly Family Volunteer Nights!
UP Orlando welcomes groups of all sizes to volunteer on our campus! Faith-based organizations, community groups, schol groups, civic clubs and business can make a positive contribution to our mission. We offer flexible options to accommodate groups of all ages and abilities each day of the week.
Our monthly Family Volunteer Nights bring families together in the spirit of service. Join us from 5-8pm on the seconds Friday of every month for a memorable evening spent learning the joy of giving back. Pizza is provided and all ages are welcome!
UP Orlando is a great place for Florida Bright Futures Scholars to fulfill their community service requirement! Students are welcome to earn volunteer hours through any of our programs