Community Outreach volunteers help homeowners avoid Code Enforcement citations due to hardship

Community Outreach handles dozens of homeowner hardship cases each year. Volunteers are essential to help complete the work to get these properties up to code.


Must be 16 or older unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. 


  • Volunteers are needed throughout the year to assist as the need arises with home improvement projects. Examples of volunteer work include:
  • Clearing debris, mowing, and trimming
  • Interior/exterior painting
  • Drywall installation
  • Porch/deck construction
  • Minor home repairs

Things to consider

What to wear when volunteering:

  • Hard-soled and closed-toed shoes
  • Long pants
  • Breathable fabrics, or clothing appropriate to the weather
  • DO NOT WEAR dangly jewelry or any clothing that presents a safety hazard

What to bring to a volunteer site:

  • Gloves
  • Eye protection
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Hand towels
  • Water

How to

  1. Complete the online application and agree to the terms and conditions
  2. Community Outreach staff will contact you directly following your application submission to share upcoming volunteering opportunities

Get help

DepartmentCode Enforcement 
Phone: (813) 625-5753.

Last Modified: 4/10/2024, 2:07:53 PM

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