Brevard County BRAVE Volunteer Needs

Volunteer Positions by Department

Contact the Volunteer Specialist if there isn't a link to the position that interests you.

Agriculture & Extension

Adult volunteers play an important role in the 4-H program. They mentor 4-H youth, coordinate local community clubs, and help to plan and run events. Learn how to get started and receive training to be a 4-H volunteer. Contact the UF IFAS Extension Brevard County Office to learn more at 321-633-1702 or check out the UF IFAS Extension website.

Animal Services

Volunteers for Animal Services will now be serving with and processed through the Brevard County Sheriff’s Department.  For more information please visit Sheriff's Office-Animal Services.

County Attorney's Office

The Brevard County Attorney’s Office Internship Program provides interns with diverse and wide-ranging experience touching most areas of civil law with the exception of family and personal injury law. Interns must be strong writers and will primarily be focused on research, though the opportunities to draft and amend local ordinances; to assist attorneys with litigation, mediation and appellate work; to attend judicial or quasi-judicial hearings; and to attend meetings where attorneys are requested is provided when opportunities are available.

Environmentally Endangered Lands Program (EEL)

The EEL program offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities  that include removing invasive exotic plants, leading nature hikes, posting sanctuary boundaries, building boardwalks and trail signs, studying habitat recovery, and developing educational materials. Contact information.

Fire Rescue

EMS Reservists offer an exceptional service to the community and to Brevard County Fire Rescue. Reservists lend their medical talent on a volunteer basis to help citizens in a medical emergency.

Fire reservists are unpaid members of the department and serve alongside our career personnel on a variety of emergency calls including structure fires, brush fires, vehicle accidents, etc. Reservists can choose to ride at any one of BCFR's 31 stations. When necessary, reservists also provide stand-by coverage at special events throughout the county.

Information about both opportunities can be found here: Reservists-Volunteers.


Brevard County has more than 700 children who need someone to give them a voice and see that their best interests are served. Because the number of cases has grown tremendously in recent years, more volunteers are urgently needed.  If you have a clean background, are at least 21 years of age, and are willing to attend a 30 hour training class, click here for more information: Guardian ad Litem.

Library Services

Volunteers play a central role in supporting the services of every library in the Brevard County Library system. You can volunteer for as little as 1 hour a week, or as much time as you can possibly manage. Contact individual libraries for more information.

Natural Resources

Natural Resources volunteers work on a variety of projects in Brevard County. To learn more about the opportunities available to you, click here: Natural Resources Management.

Parks & Recreation

Brevard County Parks and Recreation offers many volunteer opportunities for those interested in volunteering with the community or outdoors. Volunteers are always needed for one-time events or on a regular basis. For more information on volunteering with Parks and Recreation, contact the office in the area you are interested in.

Planning & Development

Planning and Development has opportunities for volunteers in Code Enforcement and in Permitting. Volunteers assist with clerical duties such as filing, scanning and digitally storing files and maps, assisting customers on the phone, and database or data entry. Interested volunteers should contact the Volunteer Coordinator.

Public Works

Public Works accepts volunteers in the areas of Office Administration, Survey Office Technician, and Survey Technician. Volunteers can assist with office administration help by filing, scanning, and answering phones. Volunteers can assist Brevard County Surveyors in the field or with entering survey information into the database. Interested volunteers should contact the Volunteer Coordinator.

Space Coast Government TV/Communications

Volunteers can assist Space Coast Government TV by assisting with social media management, content editing, graphics design, or office assistance. Interested volunteers should contact the Volunteer Coordinator.

Transit Services

Since its inception, Volunteers in Motion has been able to assist thousands of elderly individuals, who would otherwise be unable to live independently. Program volunteers receive training by attending instructional classes, and are provided with state-of-the-art vehicles. Those interested in volunteering can click here to fill out an online application: Volunteers in Motion.