Volunteer

You are the perfect gift this holiday season!

The Festival of Trees relies on volunteer support to bring this event to Fort Myers every year. Festival of Trees volunteers can help with a wide range of opportunities, from helping to publicize the event in advance, to decorating the facility, or working as event staff. Click here to access the volunteer application.

 
Festival Setup & Decorating

2018 - TBA

Help us turn the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center into a Winter Wonderland.

 

Welcome Table: Opening Day - 2018 TBA
Welcome the public, Keep a count of attendees/ Hand out brochures and ballots, Remind them to vote, Record ballot votes, Help staff turn on/off tree lights, put out signs, etc.


Festival Host/Tree Angel

2018 TBA
Welcome our guests and distribute programs or collect People's Choice ballots.Please help us watch over the trees by reminding the public not to
touch the delicate items attached to and displayed around them.

Children's Workshop

2018 TBA
Volunteer to help with set-up and decorating the Childrens Workshop area.
Assist kids and their parents with arts and crafts, games and more...

 

Festival Wrap-up

Help wrap and package our trees for their journey to their new homes.

2018 TBA
Tree delivery assistance also needed.
*Must have your own car to follow delivery staff.
*You will be unwrapping the trees and gifts and setting them back up in their new homes.

We also welcome volunteer groups!  You and your co-workers, club members, or friends can volunteer together.  To be an integral part of Southwest Florida's favorite holiday event, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (239 995-2106 ext 2213. You may also download our volunteer application and email.

 

Can't volunteer at the Festival, but still want to get involved? Consider hosting a Teddy Bear Donation Drive!


 

About the Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation

The Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation is the beneficiary of the Festival of Trees. The Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation is dedicated to providing a lasting impact on the lives of individuals with disabilities and barriers to employment by providing opportunities to achieve independence. Supporting the mission of Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, the Foundation works to ensure long-term funding is available for programs and services as needs escalate in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties.

Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation’s Registration # is CH29995.  A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE OF FL.  REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.  PLEASE VISIT www.800helpfla.com FOR OFFICIAL REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.


The Festival of Trees Benefits:

Our Host:

SWFL Goodwill Foundation               
SBDAC

 

Festival of Trees Sponsors:

Publix Charities

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 Lee Designs logo 2017

Security SPecialist logo 2017 Moes-Logo  Westco Logo BW
Balcon CenturyLink logo 2016

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2017 News Press Logo

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Two-men

Univision SW Florida

 
Global-HR

Lee C Elections landscape logo 2017

 Bounce 4 less logo

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 Tailways-Logo-2017

 Sam-Galloway-Ford