Volunteer Opportunity

Children First – 1723 N Orange Ave in Sarasota plus another flagship location in Venice.  (We have 15 locations from Sarasota to North Port)


The mission of Children First is to strengthen children and families by improving the quality of their lives through a comprehensive approach to development, education, health, and well-being.


We are looking for volunteers for the following:


  • Purchasing gifts, clothing, shoes, and grocery gift cards for families during the holidays.
  • Working special events and fundraisers such as Flip Flops & Fashion, Fairytale Ball, and Rockin’ Lobster
  • Rocking babies
  • Engaging with children ages 1-5
  • Group projects such as landscaping, planting a butterfly garden, painting, assisting with sorting and wrapping toys, etc.


Interested? Email Karen Pharo at kpharo@childrenfirst.net

PCF Open Positions

The Plantation Community Foundation (PCF) is successful through our wonderful volunteers who help us in so many ways. We currently have opportunities on our Board of Directors for Fundraising Chair and Marketing ChairNew volunteers are needed for Finance, Philanthropy, Membership and Grant Committees.   Volunteers will be contributing towards our next 2023/2024 season.


Being a part of the PCF volunteer team is a great way to meet likeminded people who want to build a real sense of community in our neighborhoods and help give back to our local South Sarasota County area. You will have a great time, make new friends and feel-good helping others! We provide mentorship and guidance as you learn more about our mission and vision.


If you are interested in participating and  would like to explore your likes, interests, and skills to get a sense of how you could get involved in fun & rewarding opportunities, feel free to email or call the Volunteer Committee Leader – Donna Castellano, dmcastellano@rocketmail.com, (941)685-0612 or President - Kathy Braglia, kbraglia@gmail.com, (248)894-2150.

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