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Volunteer Polk

  • 3 people are interested

Do you love digging in the dirt? Here is an opportunity to "dig-in" and assist FL Baptist Children's Home +One More Child staff with helping to keep their garden areas looking appealing! Individuals ages 16- adults are needed to help with assorted projects such as pulling weeds, pruning shrubs and occasional plantings. (No lawn mowing is involved.)

Must be able to follow directions, able to work outdoors in FL climates, possess the ability to reach, bend, stoop and grasp items with your fingers/hands. Choose any days) Mon - Fri. Assignment begins at 9 a.m. and continues until project is complete.

Be sure to bring and wear a face mask, closed toe shoes and comfortable, yet modest clothing, as well as sunglasses, hat and work gloves. Through this experience you can gain satisfaction in knowing that you have helped to bring beauty to a campus where people, many of whom are in need or facing difficult situations, will frequent.

Social distancing is implemented when possible. There are hand sanitizer stations. Work groups are limited in size to not exceed 10 people.

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About Volunteer Polk


1290 Golfview Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830, US

Mission Statement

Volunteer Polk’s Mission We mobilize volunteers and resources to improve the quality of life for people throughout Polk County.


Polk County volunteers are seeking to:

  • Make A Difference,
  • Meet Others, and/or to
  • Maximize their Career Skills - while assisting various agencies in County government.

Assignments are targeted to make a difference in the areas of:

  • Education -STEM
  • Environment
  • Economic Development & Community
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Public Safety

You may choose to volunteer once-a-week or once-in-a-while!

Children & Youth


We'll work with your schedule.


FL Baptist Children's Home +One More Child1015 Sikes Blvd.Lakeland, FL 33815


  • Environmental Education
  • Botany
  • Horticulture




  • Must be at least 16
  • Flexible - from your home at your own convenience

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