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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
Local Schools
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

Life Skills

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.