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1015 Sikes BlvdLakeland, FL 33815


Put compassion into action by volunteering in this ministry to bring life-changing support to children and families!

Compassion Ministrires

Each year, Florida Baptist Children’s Homes provides more than 50,000 services to children and families through Compassion Ministries - providing food, clothing, diapers and other items to those in crisis. In addition to meeting tangible needs through this ministry, we are also able to provide for the intangible needs of children, bringing life-changing support to families.

Backpack Leader Overview

The primary responsibility of this volunteer position is to work in the Harold Clark Simmons Compassion Center assisting with the backpack food services to local schools for designated disadvantaged children and youth. Assist and lead weekly backpack needs of local area schools needy food in-secure children and youth. Coordinate process of packing backpacks and assist in delivery schedule of backpacks to local area schools. Ensure all client and school information is maintained with confidentiality except by law to report. Assist as needed or requested by Compassion Services Manager or Director of Compassion Ministries.

Minimum of one half a day a week, Monday through Friday, and a minimum of a six month period of commitment is desired. However, there are opportunties for biweekly and monthly volunteers as well. Warehouse Team Members are scheduled on weekdays between 8:30AM-4:30PM.

To Apply

Visit our website and fill out the volunteer application.



  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Customer Service

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One half day a week desired. Flexible.
  • Good mobility. Ability to follow directions. Positive attittude. Willing to work on a team. Patient.
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