Education, Careers & Volunteering
Education & Career |
Life Skills |
Volunteering & Activism
Education & Career
Planning for your future
- Big Future - The College Board
- Search for schools, find scholarships, explore majors.
- Employment Help and Jobs for Teens!
- Next Step Magazine
- Online mag that helps high school students, parents and counselors with college and university preparation and search. Online component of the mag, published by Next Step Publishing.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Federal government statistics to help decide a career path
Picking your college or university
- Edward Waters College
- Florida State College at Jacksonville
- Florida Coastal School of Law
- Jacksonville University
- Jones College
- University of North Florida
Paying for college
- College Scholarships
- Fastweb: Free scholarship and College Searches
- FinAid: College Financial Aid
- Florida Prepaid College Program
- FAFSA (Federal Student Aid) on the Web
- Student Aid on the Web
- Florida Driver Handbook
- Study for the driver's exam
- Free Permit Practice Test
Volunteering & Activism
- City of Jacksonville > Office of Volunteer Services
- Global Volunteers
- City of Jacksonville volunteer network
- Teen Missions International
- Christian mission experience for teens.
Clubs and Organizations
- 4-H - Duval County
- Boy Scouts of America: North Florida (Jacksonville) Council
- Girl Scouts of Gateway Council (Jacksonville)
- Amnesty International
- An organization dedicated to protecting human rights.
- Fair Trade Federation
- An association of fair trade wholesalers, retailers and producers whose members are fully committed to providing fair wages and good employment opportunities to economically disadvantaged artisans and farmers worldwide.
- Habitat for Humanity
- A nonprofit ecumenical Christian housing organization committed to building simple, decent affordable housing in partnership with people in need.
- Heifer International
- An organization dedicated to ending hunger permanently by providing families with livestock and training so that they "could be spared the indignity of depending on others to feed their children".
- Action Without Borders connects people, organizations and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives.
- An organization that is committed to creating lasting solutions to global poverty, hunger, and social injustice.
- Special Olympics of Florida
- Become a volunteer and help transform communities by inspiring people throughout the world to open their minds, accept and include people with intellectual disabilities and thereby celebrate the similarities common to all people.
- An organization whose goal is to "advance humanity". Their goal for every child: Health, Education, Equality and Protection.