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Orlando Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors

Retired seniors that live in the Orlando region have an extensive selection of volunteer opportunities available that they can explore. Share your expertise and knowledge in a variety of jobs that includes working at the public library, zoo and botanical gardens, museum, theater, wilderness center, and more. This list of opportunities includes some options that are favorites among volunteers living in Orlando.

Share Your Skills at the Public Library or Science Center

Volunteer and help the Orlando Public Library working in the gift shop or bookstore. Other ways you can provide support include providing assistance during book sales and special events and projects. You can help staff stay organized by shelving books. The genealogy center is also in need of assistance from volunteers that enjoy working with the public and doing historical research.

Volunteers that are inspired by science and technology will enjoy helping staff at the Orlando Science Center. You can lend a helping hand with administrative support, and greet and help visitors. Volunteers attend a training session for orientation. Work schedules include both morning and afternoon shifts. Rewards include store discounts plus free tickets and a family membership.

Gardening and Wilderness Preserve Opportunities

The Harry P. Leu Gardens can use your skills as a volunteer to help staff with a variety of tasks. You can help the organization with special events, work in the library, or become a garden or museum guide. Other opportunities include computer support and helping staff during special events and educational programs.

Nature and wildlife enthusiasts can explore volunteer opportunities at the Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Options include working directly with animals as a docent or zoo ambassador or lending your support in the office with administrative tasks. Other ways you can volunteer include working on the zoo crew and helping during special events.

The Disney Wilderness Preserve has opportunities for volunteers to help by monitoring wildlife, helping staff with outreach projects, and getting involved with controlling invasive plants. If you prefer office work, you can lend your expertise and skills with data entry tasks. Other areas where volunteers can assist staff include the maintenance of the building and grounds.

Museum and Theatre Volunteer Options

Art lovers will enjoy volunteering at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art. The organization seeks individuals to help and greet visitors that attend the museum’s exhibits and educational programs. The docent-training program prepares volunteers to be tour guides and assistants at community receptions and local events.

The Orlando Shakespeare Theater has a variety of options for volunteers to explore where they can help and assist staff. Opportunities are available to work as an usher and in concessions. Volunteers can lend a helping hand with administrative tasks and in the area of development support. The benefits of volunteering include free shows.

This list highlights some of volunteer opportunities available in the Orlando region. There are many ways to help others in your community by sharing your skills while also enjoying the experience.

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