Give Kids the World Village

Kissimmee, Florida

Volunteer Vacations Summary

A variety of rewarding volunteer opportunities at a family resort for children with life threatening illnesses.

Organization: Give Kids the World Village
Website: www.gktw.org
Date: July 31-Aug 2, 2019
Deadline to Commit: April 30, 2019
Volunteer Time (Approximate): 9:00am-5:00pm (in shifts)
Number of Volunteers: 20
Age Restrictions: 12+
Address/Location: 210 S. Bass Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34746
Team Lead: Kerri Hunter (Dallas)

Details

Volunteer Activities:

  • Give Kids The World Village is a 79-acre, non-profit resort that creates magical memories for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.
  • Various volunteer options including entertainment, food service, transportation, and more
  • Variety of small shifts ranging from 2.5 – 4 hours each
  • Examples: Village Shuttle Driver, Carousel Operator, Ice Cream Palace Attendant, Disney Character Photo Attendant

Lodging:

  • Local hotel will be selected for lodging

Transportation:

  • Transportation to/from site not provided

Meals:

  • Dinner is the only meal provided by the site starting at 5:30pm
  • Snacks/Drinks provided throughout the day
  • Other meals will be at our expense
  • Site volunteer coordinator will provide local dining recommendations

Arrival/Departure Suggestions:

  • Travel Day: Tue, Jul 30
  • Airport Info: Approx. 20 miles from Orlando International Airport (MCO)

Estimated Costs:

  • Lodging: $200/night x 4 = $800
  • Meals/incidentals: $200 (assumes hotel w/breakfast)
  • Flight: TBD – approx. $300-$350 from Bay Area, approx. $250-$300 from Dallas, approx. $250-$300 from Chicago
  • Miscellaneous – $100
  • Total Estimated Costs – Approximately $1,200

Estimated Reimbursements for Armanino Staff Members:

  • Up to $900

Additional Notes:

  • Give Kids the World is located in Kissimmee, Florida, which is very close to Disney and Universal Studios parks
  • Detailed schedules will be finalized 6 months prior to visit (Feb 2019)
  • Yes, it’s August in Florida and humid, but most volunteer duties are indoors with air conditioning.

Commitment:

Sign-ups are accepted on a first come, first reserved basis.  To commit to a Volunteer Vacation, complete this form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VVCommit. Your trip leader will contact you to confirm your commitment and answer any questions you have.