Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity that directly impacts the community in which you live? How about an opportunity to help students and teachers through the Brevard Schools Foundation?

There are many ways in which volunteers can help the Foundation complete its mission. Depending on your interests and availability, there are certainly many opportunities for you to impact education here in Brevard.

The Supply Zone for Teachers relies heavily on volunteers to enable the store to provide school supplies for teachers and their students. Tasks include: stocking shelves, inventory control, checking in and checking out teachers, all the tasks normally attributed to a retail operation. Contact Elizabeth Schreiber at or 321-633-3660, x301.

The Take Stock in Children Program® needs mentors who will provide that one-on-one support to a deserving student who wants to succeed in school and achieve the dream of a college education. You can change a child’s life over lunch. Contact Del Jordan at or 321-633-1000, x415.

The Foundation office is always in need of clerical assistants. Tasks include: data entry, filing, printing, copying, scanning documents, reading applications, and mailings. Basic computer and office skills are all that is needed. Contact Linda Filippini, Programs and Development Assistant, at 321-633-1000, x454 or

There are special events/programs during the year. The Foundation currently needs help judging scholarship applications. Judging applications is a wonderful opportunity to see just how many special students there are in our public schools. Judging will take place at the Brevard School Board building at 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL 32940.

The First Annual Fundraiser for the Supply Zone which will be held on Thursday, April 16 and the Annual Golf Tournament which will be held June 8 at Duran Golf Club. Volunteers are always needed in order to make these events successful.

If you are interested in helping, please contact Linda Filippini, Programs and Development Assistant, at 321-633-1000, x454 or

Established in 1987, the Brevard Schools Foundation is the direct-support, non-profit organization which matches community resources with the needs of Brevard Public schools. Support may be in the form of financial contributions or in-kind gifts of goods or services. Brevard Schools Foundation solicits funds for Brevard Public Schools through grants and/or private resources. These supplement dollars, available through the school district, to provide the means for classroom teachers to undertake special projects not supported through existing budgets and programs. The Brevard Schools Foundation supports all 82 public schools in Brevard County encompassing over 72,000 students.

Brevard Schools Foundation just received national ranking in “Stepping Up: The Nation’s Top K – 12 Education Foundations for supporting public education. Since its establishment the Brevard Schools Foundation has provided more than $37 million in benefit to Brevard Public Schools.

These are all excellent opportunities for college students to earn community service hours and for someone to build a resume.

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