VOLUNTEER AT THE Healthy West Orange Arts AND Heritage Center

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Healthy West Orange Art 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.

Opportunities to work as docents are 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.  Current normal operating hours allow several options for volunteering during the week:

Tuesday 10am to 1pm (3 hours) 1 pm to 4 pm (3 hours)
Wednesday 10am to 1pm (3 hours) 1 pm to 4 pm (3 hours)
Thursday 10am to 1pm (3 hours) 1 pm to 4 pm (3 hours)
Friday 10am to 1pm (3 hours) 1 pm to 4 pm (3 hours)
Saturday 10am to Noon (2 hours) Noon to 2pm (2 hours)

Volunteer applications are available from the Arts and Heritage Center, Town Hall, and on the Town website at www.oaklandfl.gov.  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 Art & Heritage Center, to Oakland Town Hall, or mail it to:  Town of Oakland, HR Department, 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:

Background Check                                         

Nancy Kulscar | HR Director                        

Town of Oakland                                              

(407) 656-1117, x2111                                   


Volunteering at the Center        

Pamela  Stewart | Special Initiatives Coordinator

Town of Oakland

(407) 656-1117, x2112


Thank you for your interest in volunteering!