VOLUNTEER AT THE Healthy West Orange Arts AND Heritage Center

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Healthy West Orange Arts and Heritage Center at the Town of Oakland! Volunteers are the core of the Center and help to promote the mission and programs we offer to the community. We are accepting volunteer applications at this time.

COVID-19 Notice: The Center remains closed due to COVID-19. When safe to do so, the Center will open 2 days a week from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with guided tours by appointment only, followed by two days a week open to the public with limited capacity and distancing, followed by a regular schedule of four days a week.

Opportunities to work as docents will be available for adults aged 18+ and students aged 16-18 (for community service hours). Duties include greeting visitors, answering questions, tasks such as folding brochures and collating mailings, data entry, and special projects as they arise. 

Normal operating hours will allow several options for volunteering during the week:

  MORNING SHIFT AFTERNOON SHIFT
Monday CLOSED CLOSED
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (3 hours) 1 to 4 p.m. (3 hours)
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (3 hours) 1 to 4 p.m. (3 hours)
Thursday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (3 hours) 1 to 4 p.m. (3 hours)
Friday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (3 hours) 1 to 4 p.m. (3 hours)
Saturday 10 a.m. to noon (2 hours) Noon to 2 p.m. (2 hours)
Sunday CLOSED CLOSED

Volunteer applications are available at Town Hall, located at 230 N. Tubb St. All applicants must consent to a criminal background check pursuant to Florida Statutes 435.04(2). The application includes a list of background criteria included in the search.

Upon completion and signature of the application, please forward the signed original in a sealed envelope to the Arts and Heritage Center, to Oakland Town Hall, or mail it to: 

Town of Oakland
Attn: Arts and Heritage Center/Pamela Stewart
PO Box 98
Oakland, FL 34760

If selected to volunteer, the Town HR Department will forward a link to you via email to provide information directly to our background check provider. Once the background check is complete, the Town will notify the applicant of their screening status. Cleared volunteer applicants will be contacted for an orientation and training session, and then scheduled for volunteer shifts.

If you have any questions, please email or call:

Volunteering at the Center 

Arts&Heritage@oaklandfl.gov

Background Check
Nancy Kulscar | HR Director
Town of Oakland
(407) 656-1117, x2111
nkulscar@oaklandfl.gov                                 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering!