Volunteer Positions

Advisory Board and Committee

The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners is looking for citizen volunteers to serve on a number of Boards and Committees. The County Commission relies on input from various Boards and Committees to make informed decisions and set policy. For more information about duties, and meeting logistics, or to apply online, please click: https://bm-public-alachuacounty.escribemeetings.com/ .

Animal Services

Enriching the lives of cats and dogs during their stay is how volunteers assist in preparing them for their permanent adoptive homes. To learn more about volunteer positions, visit Animal Service's Volunteer main page. 


Community Support Services

Volunteers are committed to providing quality, community-based service to youth and adults in crisis through compassion and understanding. For additional​ information, visit the Crisis Center volunteer main page or  Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center volunteer main page

Community Support Services Crisis Center  

Environmental Protection

Water Resources volunteers protect waterways through education programs and research. For additional information, visit Water Resources’ volunteer main page

For those who are enthusiasts of both the arts and nature, Saving My Alachua Art Contest is a great way to combine artistic expression while communicating the importance of protecting the environment. For additional information, visit Saving My Alachua Art Contest’s volunteer main page​. ​

Transform empty land into vibrant terrain by volunteering to plant trees around Alachua. For additional information, visit Arboriculture’s volunteer main page​

Alachua County Forever Preserves help maintain the environmental integrity of Alachua County and provide areas for people to enjoy nature and exercise. Volunteers assist with resource management and maintenance of preserves. Volunteers opportunities include Preserve Monitors, Special Project Volunteers and Volunteer Workdays​. For additional information, visit Alachua County Forever's volunteer main page​.

Environmental Protection Volunteers  

Fire Rescue

Our Cadet Program allows youth and adults to experience life as a firefighter through hands-on experiences. Find out more about their program, competitions, and training by visiting Cadet Program volunteer main page. 

Fire Rescue Cadet program  

UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County

4-H is an international program focused on providing youths with the opportunity to learn life skills through hands-on development. For additional information, visit the 4-H volunteer main page​.

Master Gardeners allows dedicated gardeners to give back to their communities by providing education, supporting youth activities, and assisting with projects. For additional information, visit the Master Gardener Volunteer main page.

UF/IFAS Extension Volunteers