Volunteers in Pinellas

Pinellas County Government depends upon volunteers to help provide residents and visitors with the best service possible. As a Volunteer In Pinellas (VIP), you can expect to make a difference too.

Join us and help Pinellas County be one of the best places to live, work, play and volunteer. Watch a brief video highlighting volunteer opportunities:

Cross Bayou/Joe’s Creek Cleanup on Saturday, April 15

Register now to join Pinellas County Environmental Management and Keep Pinellas Beautiful in a volunteer cleanup event at Cross Bayou Canal and Joe’s Creek on April 15, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Joe’s Creek Access, 7002 78th St. N., Pinellas Park.

Bring your own watercraft, borrow a canoe for as long as supplies last, or sign up for a shuttle boat to the mangrove islands. Volunteers must be 18 or over.

How to Get Started

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Ready to Volunteer?

We want to match your unique interests, talents, and abilities to a volunteer opportunity in the community.

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Ready to Intern?

High school and college students can gain job experience, build a resume and create connections with professionals in their field.

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Need Bright Futures Hours?

We offer opportunities for high school students to meet the requirements for a Florida Bright Futures Scholarship.

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Links for Current VIPs

Community Service

Looking to fulfill court ordered community service hours? Contact our Parks and Recreation Department at (727) 582-2914.


Florida Retirement System (FRS) retirees are welcome to volunteer for Pinellas County but it can impact your pension for the first year of retirement. Email volunteers@pinellas.gov for more information.