Our Ambassador Program
The benefit of Florida’s Hometown USA Program is to instill in young people to give back to their community. The students in this program are elementary through high school. If children are involved in volunteering at an early age and are taught to show love and concern for others, it will stay with them forever. In our program, we stress to the youth to take time to visit and give of their time to make someone else’s day a little brighter. The students have shown a compassionate and caring attitude by placing a high value on helping other people.
Over the past 30 years, our volunteer program has continued to grow. We always need more volunteers! We are pleased to introduce our Ambassador Program. We have students from throughout the state of Florida that have a desire to volunteer.
Orange Park High School Volunteers
Volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House in Jacksonville
Ronald McDonald House
Orange Park High School Volunteers
Thank you to our Volunteer Ambassadors
A group of OPHS students that received the Presidential Student Service Awards.
First Academy of Leesburg Honors Class volunteering at Mayfield Retirement Home. The students presented a musical program and brought refreshments!
Always busy volunteering!
2014 OPHS Presidential Volunteer Service Awards
An outstanding group of volunteers!
Simona volunteering at Forest Oaks of Spring Hill Senior Community.
Thank you, Christine Jump for your leadership and support of the Orange Park High School Volunteers.
A special group - OPHS Volunteers 2013
Savannah and Allie made cupcakes for the residents at Sterling House.
Haleigh and Haley, Callahan Middle School students visiting the elderly on Valentine's Day. talomg teddy bears, candy and cards to the residents.
Thank you, Tyler for delivering crib sheets to the Ronald McDonald House.
OPHS Volunteers Cleaning Day at RMH.
Sarah, Chase and Kyle (our St. Augustine Volunteers) entertain and visit at retirement homes.
Chase and Kyle volunteering at Pace Center for Girls.
OPHS Volunteers at the SWAT Education Event
Thank you Matthew and Scotty for volunteering!
Our volunteers, Ethan, Elijah and Effram visiting their adopted Grandma, Ms. Marjorie
Orange Park High School Student Volunteers 2011
Jacksonville Volunteers visit and entertain at River Garden Nursing Home
Orange Park High School Volunteers at the Memorial Day 5K Run Fundraiser for the Florida Striders Track club.
Orange Park High School Volunteers in the Students Working Against Tobacco Booth and volunteering at a Tobacco Free Florida fundraiser.
Our Volunteers attended the Youth Leadership Conference at the University of Florida.
Cameron, Annagrace, Destiny, Cadie and Gabby - our Umatilla Volunteers, shopping for needy families.
Thank you Leesburg Volunteers, for making Valentine cards for Freedom Pointe Healthcare Center.
Ms. Linda with Marcus and Matthew at Arnold Palmer Children's Hospital
Students at Murray Middle School received the President's Volunteer Service Award. Their group has over 1,100 hours of volunteer service.
Thank you for volunteering!
Ms. Linda and Sarah at the Awards Ceremony.
Scotty and Matthew at Terra Vista Nursing Home in Orlando
Our Leesburg Volunteers in the Governor's Office at the Capitol.
Students at R J Murray Middle School Center for the Arts - St Augustine Youth Volunteers
Jada and Lauren made Valentine's Day treat bags for the residents at Sterling House Assisted Living.
Oak Park Middle School Volunteers - Clean Up Downtown Leesburg Day
Kelsey, a volunteer from Deltona visiting a children's hospital.
Thank you Sarah and Kelsey for your volunteer work.
The St. Augustine Volunteers painted the dressing roms at R.J. Murray Middle School Center for the Arts.