“Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation’s compassion, unselfish caring, patience and just plain love for one another.”

-Erma Bombeck


Corporate and Group Volunteers

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Many local corporations and groups leverage their manpower and talents to generate positive change in children’s lives at UCP. Team members have unique team building opportunities while giving back to their community.

How many people can we bring?

Due to space limitations, please limit your volunteer groups to 20 or less per campus.

What type of projects do you have?

We offer a variety of opportunities for groups throughout the year. We can also work together to do a project specifically for your group or provide suggestions for projects that can be done at your workplace.

How do I sign up?

  • One member of the group will act as a representative and primary contact for the entire group and complete the  UCP Volunteer application.

  • The group representative will be required to inform other members of the group of UCP policies, rules and code of conduct.

Individual Volunteers

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Individual volunteers have always been the heart of UCP of Central Florida. Our volunteers are an integral part of the day-to-day operations of our organization.

 popular Volunteer Opportunities:

Book Buddy | Lunchroom Buddy | Special Event Production | Administrative Aide | Facilities Support

When can I volunteer?

The majority of our volunteer opportunities are available Monday – Friday during school hours (8:00 am – 4:00 pm). We will work with you to make a match to fit your schedule and interests. When you complete the Individual Volunteer application, you will have an opportunity to list your availability. 

 What is the time commitment?  

Time commitments vary according to the area in which you choose to volunteer. Some volunteers serve weekly or monthly shifts, while others only volunteer during special events. Although our need for volunteers is greatest during weekdays, occasional evening and weekend opportunities are also available. 

What are the UCP Volunteer Requirements?  
Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age to volunteer * 

Service Learning

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Serve while you learn. UCP welcomes students to join us for student learning opportunities.

Service learning provides high school and college students the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge while helping us fulfill our mission. Service learning placements can be as short as one afternoon or as long as a semester. Students must be doing service learning as part of a course or graduation requirement.

How do I sign up?

Submit UCP Service Learning application CLICK HERE



UCP of Central Florida’s volunteer opportunities make a direct impact in the lives of thousands of children in Central Florida. Our volunteer heroes are a driving force in fulfilling our mission. We are always looking to find more people with the heart and the dedication to make a difference!

1.Submit a UCP Volunteer application

2. Complete online background check (campus volunteers only)

3.Attend UCP’s Volunteer Orientation

What happens next?   The volunteer process takes 7 – 10 business days to complete. After submitting your application, please watch your inbox for additional communication.   

*special event age requirements may vary | *Due to the unique nature of volunteer placements, we are unable to accept court mandated community service volunteers.



Join our team of amazing volunteers today! We have volunteer opportunities at all campuses across Central Florida in Orlando, Kissimmee, Pine Hills, Lake Mary, and Winter Garden!