More than 100 business, community and nonprofit leaders attended the grand opening celebration Sept. 19 for the St. Johns Volunteers! Volunteer Center at 1 News Place, Ste. A in St. Augustine.
Founded in 2015, St. Johns Volunteers! matches individuals who have a desire to serve with local community service opportunities. In addition to matching services, the volunteer center will serve as a hub for training volunteers and volunteer managers. Residents may attend workshops on volunteering, while nonprofit managers can take advantage of specialized training programs on such topics as grant writing, fundraising and capacity building.
Community partners for St. Johns Volunteers! include Flagler Hospital, the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, Flagler College, Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, Advanced Disposal, the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce, St. Augustine Record, Fidelity Bank, UBU, St. Johns County Council on Aging, United Way of St. Johns County, Neville Breidenstein Wainio CPAs and the St. Johns Cultural Council.
For more information on the volunteer center, call (904) 584-9600 or visit www.stjohnsvolunteers.org.