Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Gulf Coast Volunteer Trips

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

If you want to spend some time doing work you love in a place you love, there are many organizations in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and the surrounding area doing good work and offering volunteer tourism opportunities.

Do you want to participate in manual labor and learn a few more skills? Would you rather work with people and organizations within the community? Regardless of what you choose, you can easily pair a visit to the beautiful Gulf Shores and Orange Beach with a cause important to you. Voluntourism is an excellent way to pay it forward during your vacation, especially if:

  • You want your family vacation to include some volunteer activities
  • You are in a service club or church group with a special interest or mission
  • You are a student looking for a volunteer experience to fulfill school or application requirements
  • You are looking for a bonding opportunity during a corporate outing or family reunion
You can find the perfect way to help our Alabama beach community based on your volunteer interests. From building houses to developing local trails, there are a variety of opportunities to help with the development and improvements to the beautiful Gulf Shores & Orange Beach areas.

Voluntourism On the Beach

For those who want to support the causes that help our beach, we offer the annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup each September. In addition, Gulf Coast volunteer vacation activities include dune plantings, trail maintenance, and other local projects that are scheduled periodically on public beaches and parks. These charitable activities offer a great opportunity to learn more about our coastal ecosystems and keep it clean for years to come.

Voluntourism in the Gulf Coast Community

Offering a hand up to those in need can be a very rewarding experience, even during your travels. There are social service agencies throughout our community and our county that are happy to have volunteer vacationers help them do just that. From swinging a hammer to organizing a food pantry, you’ll find a volunteer job you’ll enjoy. If you prefer not to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty, there are several other ways to help the Gulf Coast community during your travels. There are volunteer opportunities at the library or museums, providing ways for you to stay indoors but also help out the local people and organizations.

Why Volunteer Tourism in Gulf Shores?

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are special places. Each year millions of visitors spend their vacations on the beautiful beaches and enjoy all the natural beauty and recreational opportunities we have to offer. Many feel at home here after just one visit. Many want to find ways to get involved and stay connected. Volunteering during travel is the perfect way to do that. From working with children to keeping the area clean, there are many ways to make your Alabama trip both memorable and meaningful.

Want to participate in a volunteer event during your next trip? Find your cause and get involved during your next trip to Alabama's Gulf Coast. There’s nothing like the satisfaction of supporting a cause you believe in and helping others. Start planning your trip now and find a voluntourism cause that speaks to you!
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19289 State Hwy 59 S
Summerdale, AL 36580
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Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses alongside our homeowner (partner) families. More Info More Info
19289 State Hwy 59 S
Summerdale, AL 36580
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Through the work of Habitat for Humanity, thousands of low-income families have found new hope in the form of affordable housing. More Info More Info
900 Commerce Loop
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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(800) 745-7269
Do you love living in paradise and like to work with people? We invite you to be a part of our tourism team as an ambassador working the call or welcome centers or assembling welcome bags. More Info More Info
Gulf State Park
20115 State Hwy. 135
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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(800) 252-7275
This Gulf Coast gem of the Alabama State Parks system boasts 6,500 acres of protected lands. We’ve got 2.5 miles of beach, three fresh water lakes, a nationally recognized scenic nature trail, beach pavilion, Gulf fishing pier, picnic area, campground, cabins and cottages and, in late 2018, a new 350-room gulf-front lodge and conference center. Our nature center has permanent exhibits and seasonal programming. Twenty-seven miles of paved/enhanced trails wind through the park and the 496-site campground has improved and primitive sites. More Info More Info
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge
12295 State Hwy. 180 W.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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The Friends of Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is wanting volunteers to staff the Refuge office and visitors center with office and retail duties during the week from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. If you are interested, please email crisdonna@aol.com. We invite you to visit our new website at http://www.bonsecourfriends.org or contact us through Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BonSecourNWR. More Info More Info
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Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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The Alabama Coastal Cleanup engages citizens to remove trash and debris from the gulf coast beaches and waterways, to identify the sources of debris, and to, ultimately, change the behaviors that cause pollution. More Info More Info
317 Dolphin Ave
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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The Christian Service Center is the organized expression of the Pleasure Island Ministerial Association's social welfare concerns for the people living in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. The center is staffed by volunteers More Info More Info
317 Dolphin Ave
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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The Christian Service Center provides direct and indirect services to assist in meeting the needs of the people of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. More Info More Info
121 West Lagoon A
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Hundreds of volunteers take time to "Share the Beach" with threatened and endangered sea turtles each year. More Info More Info
26267 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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The Orange Beach Public Library offers citizens and visitors the highest quality services and staff in the state. More Info More Info

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