Volunteer Opportunities

Below is a listing of volunteer opportunities currently available:


  • Assist with clerical duties such as helping assemble mailings
  • Answer telephone (receptionist)
  • Assist with filing
  • Data entry

Fund Raising

  • Serve on the Pinot & Picasso event committee. This committee begins to meet in the early Fall all the way through to the actual event that is held in the latter part of November.
  • Serve on the White Shirt Night event committee. This committee begins to meet in the month of March all the way through until the event takes place in mid-June.
  • Serve on the Gift Planning committee. The members of this community assist with donor identification, donor retention and assist with cultivation activitie

Community Awareness

  • Serve on the Marketing committee. This committee meets on a monthly basis and is directly involved with the marketing activities (community outreach) of Helping People Succeed.
  • Become an ambassador of Helping People Succeed by joining our Speakers Bureau.
  • Help identify and contact gated communities, churches and civic organizations who may be interested in learning more about Helping People Succeed.
  • April Showers – a month-long event where “shower” boxes for baby item donations are distributed throughout Martin and St. Lucie counties. You may help contact local businesses, deliver boxes and check-in with the business periodically.


Baby Steps — Children’s Division

  • Assist with assembling the BRAIN (Building Readiness among Infants Now). This bag contains information on parent education, community resources and other information. We desperately need someone to copy, collate, and make binders for this program—an ongoing need so the staff completing home visits can focus on the children they serve. This bag is distributed to more than 1,500 infants and their children annually—this is an ongoing project.
  • Music and Movement Classes are held throughout the week for children up to age 5 and their parents. Duties would include checking people in, helping during the classes by making sure people are participating, cheering on the activities, and assisting with picking up toys and musical instruments at the end of the session. This is an ongoing regularly scheduled activity.
  • Community Connections — Assists adults with disabilities learn about their communities

  • Assist with learning efforts for adults with disabilities through working directly with the participants in a variety of settings such as community outings (picnics, trips to the library, etc.) and volunteer outings (delivering meals on wheels, humane society, etc.)—always with a Helping People Succeed staff member present.
  • Behavioral Health Services

  • Volunteers needed during the summer – an eight week long camp for at-risk youth.
  • Employment Options — Assists adults with disabilities obtain and maintain employment

  • Assist with identifying potential employers.
  • Assist with learning experiences for individuals seeking employment such as helping write resumes, outings and other activities that help prepare a person for work—always with a Helping People Succeed staff member present.

Contact Us!

If you are interested in volunteering contact Glenna Parris by phone 772.320.0778 or email at gparris@hpsfl.org

Our Mission

Contact Us

Helping People Succeed transforms lives by realizing potential, creating hope and building futures through education, counseling, training and employment.

Our passion is building successful families and futures–one life at a time!

Helping People Succeed
1601 NE Braille Pl
Jensen Beach, FL 34957

Tel: 772.320.0770
Web: www.hpsfl.org
Email: gparris@hpsfl.org


Healthy Families Florida
Healthy Families America
Ounce of Prevention Fund
 Florida Department of Children and Families
Agency for Persons With Disabilities
United Way of Martin County
United Way of St. Lucie County
United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee
Cleveland Clinic Martin Health
 Children's Services Council Martin County
Children's Services Council St. Lucie County
Children's Services Council of Okeechobee County
Southeast Florida Behavioral Health Network
Florida Department of Education Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
The Community Foundation Martin - St. Lucie
Florida Department of Transportation
Florida KidCare
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
*The Florida Department of Children and Families. Partially funded by the Martin County School District.

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