Volunteer opportunities

Adopt a Park and Adopt a Trail 

Volunteers help to beautify the county’s parks and trails and keep them litter-free. Community organizations, businesses, school groups and individuals over 18 may volunteer to adopt a park or trail in their community.

Contact: Nancy Maddox, 386-736-5953, ext. 12463, or nmaddox@co.volusia.fl.us

Volunteer in the Park

This program is looking for residents who have a wide variety of backgrounds, skills and experiences, enjoy working with people, and want to make a commitment to the community. Duties include picking up trash; cleaning trails, sidewalks and pavilions; raking mulch; and removing invasive plant species.

Contact: Nancy Maddox, 386-736-5953, ext. 12463, or nmaddox@co.volusia.fl.us

Botanical Gardens of Volusia

This volunteer group leases and maintains the Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens historic site in Port Orange and has created a beautifully landscaped garden. The park hosts many weddings and special events, which are overseen by the volunteers. More than 100 volunteers are dedicated to preserving the park’s historic nature, while enhancing its beauty with lush plants and landscaped areas.

For more information, visit www.dunlawtonsugarmill.bizland.com.

Contact: 386-767-1735

DeBary Hall Inc.

Composed of local residents, this group is the fundraising arm of DeBary Hall Historic Site.
For more information, visit www.debaryhall.com
Contact: Amber Patterson, 386-668-3840 or apatterson@co.volusia.fl.us

DeBary Hall Docents

Volunteers serve as tour guides at DeBary Hall Historic Site. For more information, visit www.debaryhall.com.
Contact: Amber Patterson, 386-668-3840 or apatterson@co.volusia.fl.us

Lyonia Environmental Center

Volunteers assist with educational programs and field trips, lead guided hikes through Lyonia Preserve, staff special events, help to create educational materials, and participate in outreach programs.

For more information, visit www.lyoniapreserve.com

Director
Tim Baylie
tbaylie@volusia.org

202 N. Florida Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720

West Volusia
386-736-5953

Daytona Beach
386-257-6000, ext. 15953

New Smyrna Beach
386-423-3300, ext. 15953