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Help Polk Children Navigate stresses created by pandemic (Virtual Orientation)

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Volunteer Polk

  • 51 people are interested

Help children in Polk County, FL who are in need of help during these uncertain and stressful times of COVID, being quarantined, and experiencing family job losses.

Big Brothers and Big Sisters is matching up volunteers and children virtually. They are holding Virtual Orientations on Tuesdays and Thursdays that you can complete on-line and learn more about the program before applying as a volunteer.

To learn more about becoming a Volunteer Mentor and Role Model, no registration or RSVP is required.


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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
Sports & Recreation


We'll work with your schedule.


Big Brothers, Big SistersA Community in Polk County, FLLakeland, FL 33803


  • Child Development
  • Child Welfare
  • Community Outreach




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • 9 Hours / Month
  • Must be able to pass a FDLE Background Screen. ¬†Assignment requires thea ability to assist adults ag

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