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:
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, pet care, virtual fieldtrips, and making crafts. You can share your creativity and passions with our students.
Babies Rock Volunteer - Rocking, holding, feeding, 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.
KitchenAide - Assist our Kitchen Staff during breakfast, lunch, or snack time.
FUNdraising - Join a committee or volunteer to help our 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 (when back on site), assisting with childcare.
Interested? Contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Jean Ward, via email at or by calling 941-953-3877 ext. 1129.