“The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.” — Mahatma Gandhi

The university defines a volunteer as:

An unpaid individual who freely offers his or her services to the University of Central Florida without any expectation of receiving pay, compensation, or other benefits, including future employment with the university, in order to support the activities and mission of the university and/or gain experience in specific endeavors.

To volunteer with us please visit Environmental Health & Safety’s Risk Management online form to fill out a Volunteer Service Agreement. Regardless of age, all volunteers are required to complete the form. We ask that volunteers under the age of 18 to print and bring with them a hard copy of the form signed by their guardian.


Please follow the directions below

Using the under 18 or the 18 or older volunteer waiver –

Form Initiator: Your Name

Form Initiator Email: Your Email

Volunteer Name: Your Name

Volunteer Email: Your Email

Supervisor: Kelsie Johnson

Supervisor Email: kelsie.johnson@ucf.edu

Department Contact: Jennifer Elliott

Department Email: Jennifer.Elliott@ucf.edu


Please note you will receive an email with a confirmation code in order to move on to the signing phase of the application. Please check the email you provided, to get the confirmation code and input it on the next page. Click Begin Signing in the top right corner.


Name of Organization: UCF Arboretum

Dates of Service: 08/24/2020 thru 12/31/2020

Expected Hours: Please enter the amount of volunteer hours you intend to complete.

Select Total Anticipated Hours Button

Location and Description of Duties (*Choose only 3*): mulching, weeding, removal of invasive plants, digging, planting trees, organic fertilization, watering, making oyster mats, pruning, plant propagation, seeding


Click Finish in top right corner


After clicking finish, you will receive an email asking you to complete the rest of the form. To complete, you will only need to add emergency contact information and then submit the final form.


For questions or concerns, please contact us at arboretum@ucf.edu