Children First provides high quality services to Sarasota County’s most vulnerable children and families.

You can lend a helping hand in any of the following ways:

Babies Rock Volunteer - Rocking, holding, feeding, and caring for our infants.
Teacher's Pet Volunteer - Aid our teachers in all aspects of the learning environment.
Multilingual Volunteer - Work with children, families, and staff in different languages.
Office Buddy - Help various departments with office/computer tasks.
Kitchen Aide - Assist our Kitchen Staff during breakfast, lunch, or snack time.
FUNdraising - Join a committee or volunteer to help us at our signature FUNdraising events.
Special Events - Participate in special activities like gardening, singing, dancing or reading!
Families First Initiative - Help with our signature evening classes by being a mentor or assisting with childcare.
Remote Volunteering - Create something special at home for our program/students such as: quilting, sewing, making storybooks, creating small gardens for the classrooms and video making. Videos can include story times, pantry meals, pet care, exercise, science, virtual fieldtrips, and making crafts. You can share your creativity and passions with our students.

Interested? Contact us via email at or by calling 941-953-3877.

Every second you give back to the children and families of Children First means more than you can ever imagine. Thank you in advance for your support!

To become a Children First volunteer, please click the link below:

Volunteer Inquiry Form