Jacksonville Public Education Fund

We are hosting our ONE by ONE Convention: Students at the Center of the Conversation! This year, the Convention will be Saturday, May 6, from 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Omni Hotel, 245 Water Street.

We are in need of your help this year and have various volunteer teams you can be a part of to help make this convention a day to remember!

2017 Convention Volunteer Roles and Training Dates 

Shift Day

Shift Time




Volunteer Training #1 - Food will be provided 



Volunteer Training #2 - Food will be provided 



Bag Stuffing and Pre-Event Set-up

5/6 8am-10am Venue Guides/Greeters






Social Media Brigade



Material Collectors


1pm-2pm Breakdown Team 


Volunteer trainings will be held at the Jessie Ball duPont Center at 40 E Adams St, Jacksonville, FL 32202 in Room 43 on the Lower Level. 

All these and more are volunteer opportunities currently available to youth and adults at the Jacksonville Public Education Fund. E-mail kris@jaxpef.org to sign up for a volunteer team and training session today.  

Duval County Public Schools

Through Duval Schools you can volunteer as a classroom assistant, office assistant, guest speaker, special events planner/helper, tutor, field trip chaperone or mentor. For more information, please visit their Volunteer Information page

Other Community Based Organizations

Numerous community-based organizations are partnered with Duval Schools to provide academic and/or social supports to students. Each offers a unique volunteer experience! There are so many programs to choose from:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida

Big Brothers Big Sisters pairs volunteers with students in need of a mentor. Mentors meet their students at the school site or another community site. Find out more about becoming a BBBS mentor.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida run eight clubs in Northeast Florida and run TEAM UP programs at five schools in Duval County. To volunteer, contact the Unit Director at your desired volunteer location. 

Cathedral Arts Project

This organization provides underserved, school-age children with access to instruction in visual and performing arts. Volunteers are needed to help with dance, music and art classes on a regular basis, as well as to provide special one-time experiences. Find out more at the Cathedral Arts website

City Year 

As a City Year AmeriCorps member, you'll spend 11 months serving hands-on with students, supporting them both inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to your role helping students reach graduation and beyond, AmeriCorps members receive over 300 hours of training and professional development to support them through their year of service and beyond. Learn more about serving with City Year here.

Communities In Schools

Opportunities to volunteer through Communities in Schools include: mentoring middle or high school students, reading to/tutoring elementary school students during school, tutoring in an after-school program, and providing support to after-school enrichment and athletic programs. Learn more about how you can get involved.

Junior Achievement Jacksonville

Junior Achievement volunteers teach economics and business classes, one hour a week for 5-8 weeks in Duval County elementary, middle and high schools. Find out how you can help.

United Way of Northeast Florida

United Way provides mentors to middle school students in Duval County middle schools through its Achievers for Life program. United Way also runs eight Full Service School sites in Duval County, through which you can volunteer as an Oversight Committee member, Tutor, Program Leader, Mentor, Reading Pal, College Student Intern, Classroom Helper, or Facility Helper. Find out more.

Get training at the Jacksonville Children's Commission

Information about additional mentor training and opportunities is available through the Jacksonville Children's Commission. Learn more at jaxkids.net.

Organizations: Don't see your volunteer opportunities listed here? E-mail us at volunteer@jaxpef.org and let us know how we can help spread the word.