616,877 Total Teen Volunteer Hours
Lion's Heart Service Organization

Types of Volunteer Opportunities for Teens

There are an unlimited amount of volunteer opportunities for teens across the United States! You can find some of the most popular types of volunteer work below.

Educational and School Related Volunteer Opportunities

  • Tutoring
  • Helping in a classroom outside of your normal class time
  • Book drives
  • Campus beautification

Medical Volunteer Opportunities

  • Pharmacies
  • Hospitals
  • Performing / Assisting at a Senior Center

Sports Volunteer Opportunities Sports Volunteer Opportunities

  • Coaching
  • Refereeing
  • AYSO Registration
  • Collecting sport equipment

Feeding and Clothing Those in Need

  • Food banks
  • Soup kitchens
  • Food drives
  • Clothing drives

Charity Events Participation (not fundraising) Orange County teen volunteers provide water to marathon runners from the sidelines

  • Volunteering at marathons or race events, such as Race for the Cure or Team in Training
  • Dinner and Senior dinner/dancing events
  • Silent auctions to benefit your favorite charity

Community Service Volunteer Opportunities

  • Help animals in need
  • Work at an animal shelter or rescue center
  • Beach cleanups
  • Vegetable picking

Orange County teen volunteers help restore a fence in their communityLion’s Heart has worked with top organizations like the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation, Education for the Children, The Rotary, Bethany’s Gate, Boys Town, Orange County Food Bank, National Beach Clean Up - Surfrider Foundation, Capo Unified School District, Saddleback Valley School District, Bell Tower Regional Community Center, Pacific Mammal Center Laguna Beach, Rose Parade, Adopt-A-Beach, and American Red Cross Blood Drives.

Need more ideas? Contact us today to discover more volunteer opportunities for teens!


Lion’s Heart is for all teens across the nation. We invite you to join an existing volunteer chapter, or start your own chapter anywhere in the USA!

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