• Our Ports of Call

    We are not travel agents. We help connect cruise passengers with local charities.

    Hope Floats currently has volunteer opportunities in these Caribbean Ports of Call:

     

    Antigua, Barbados, Belize, Cozumel, Florida, Grand Cayman, Nassau, Puerto Rico, St Lucia, St Thomas, & Tortola

    Note: You are responsible for transportation cost.

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  • Antigua Trips

    We are not travel agents. We help connect cruise passengers with local charities.

    Trips available M-F, 9 AM- 1 PM, unless otherwise noted

    Physical Involvement on trips: EASY, unless otherwise noted

    BEFORE BOOKING, PLEASE FILL OUT OUR LIABILITY WAIVER BY CLICKING HERE.

    Help prepare and cook meals for 30 island shut ins. Delivery time is noon, if you’d like, stay after 1 PM to aid delivery.

     

    Max Group Size
    4
     

    Age Requirement
    12+ w/ Adult Chaperone

     

    Travel Notes
    10-15 min slightly hilly walk

    or 5 min cab ride

    Help organize clothing, jewelry, and household items in this large, self-sustaining, local thrift store.
    Physical Involvement

    (No allergies due to dust)
     

    Max Group Size
    4
     

    Age Requirements
    12+ w/ Adult Chaperone

     

    Travel Notes

    10-15 min slightly hilly walk

    or 5 min cab ride

  • Barbados Trips

    We are not travel agents. We help connect cruise passengers with local charities.

    Trips available M-F, 9 AM- 1 PM, unless otherwise noted

    Physical Involvement on trips: EASY, unless otherwise noted

    BEFORE BOOKING, PLEASE FILL OUT OUR LIABILITY WAIVER BY CLICKING HERE.

    Prep, cook, and then serve locals in a modern, extremely clean, dining facility while interacting with the locals.

    Max Group Size
    NO LIMIT

    Age Requirements
    5+ with Adult Chaperone

    Travel Notes
    20 min walk/ 10 min cab

    Sort, wash, and display incoming donations in large, local thrift store which funds much of the outreach they do.


    Max Group Size
    NO LIMIT

    Age Requirements
    5+ with Adult Chaperone

    Travel Notes

    20 minute walk/ 10 minute cab

  • Belize Trips

    We are not travel agents. We help connect cruise passengers with local charities.

    Trips available M-F, 9 AM- 1 PM, unless otherwise noted

    Physical Involvement on trips: EASY, unless otherwise noted

    BEFORE BOOKING, PLEASE FILL OUT OUR LIABILITY WAIVER BY CLICKING HERE.

    Multiple opportunities to serve!

    Soup kitchen (Wed only), socializing with elderly shut-ins, donations, Fire victims support, feeding and taking care of elderly, assist with First aid and disaster preparedness.

    Max Group Size
    NO LIMIT

    Age Requirements
    5+ with Adult Chaperone

    Travel Notes
    15 minutes from ship

  • Cozumel

    We are not travel agents. We help connect cruise passengers with local charities.

    Trips available M-F, 9 AM- 1 PM, unless otherwise noted

    Physical Involvement on trips: EASY, unless otherwise noted

    BEFORE BOOKING, PLEASE FILL OUT OUR LIABILITY WAIVER BY CLICKING HERE.

    Walk, socialize with animals, clean crates/kennels. Ring bell and hold plastic "donation boxes" at ferry ship points and airport to get $ with dogs.

    Physical Involvement: EASY- uneven terrain and you may get wet. Shoes will get very dirty.
    Volunteer Times: 9 AM - 1 PM, Mon- Fri
    Age Requirement: Kids 8 and above, (all minors must have guardian present.)
    Bring a water bottle with you. Org can refill.
    Cancellation Policy: There is a $20 non-refundable administrative fee per person to cancel once a booking is confirmed.
    Note: You are responsible for transportation cost.

    Need help with painting, organizing, and "ring a bell" for donations at Ferry terminals and Airport (airport is 5 mins away). Can assist with Hyperbaric chamber patients if needed.
    Ease of access: Easy
    We encourage you to wear Closed-toe shoes, clothes that can get dirty, no spaghetti straps.
    Age Requirements: 12+ (must have a guardian with each child under 18 years.)
    Cancellation Policy: There is a $20 non-refundable administrative fee per person to cancel once a booking is confirmed.
    You are responsible for transportation cost.

  • Key West, Florida Trips

    We are not travel agents. We help connect cruise passengers with local charities.

    Trips available M-F, 9 AM- 1 PM, unless otherwise noted

    Physical Involvement on trips: EASY, unless otherwise noted

    BEFORE BOOKING, PLEASE FILL OUT OUR LIABILITY WAIVER BY CLICKING HERE.

    Food pantry helps 200+ daily. Help locals fill bags full of clothes/ food/ beverages! Opportunities to stock shelves, helping clients, and loading the truck.
    Age Requirements: 10 years and above (all minors must have guardian present.)
    Cancellation Policy: There is a $20 non-refundable administrative fee per person to cancel once a booking is confirmed.
    Note: You are responsible for transportation cost.

    Part of NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Beach clean-up, help in visitor center (i.e. refresh brochure, inventory).
    Age Requirements: NONE, (all minors must have guardian present)
    Cancellation Policy: There is a $20 non-refundable administrative fee per person to cancel once a booking is confirmed.
    Note: You are responsible for transportation cost.

    At thrift shop, sort & organize clothes, help decorate, dust, clean, and test electronics to see if they work.
    Must wear close-toed shoes, tank tops, shorts, no ‘spaghetti straps’ for women’s tops.
    Age Requirements: 18+
    Cancellation Policy: There is a $20 non-refundable administrative fee per person to cancel once a booking is confirmed.
    Note: You are responsible for transportation cost.

  • Grand Cayman Trips

    We are not travel agents. We help connect cruise passengers with local charities.

    Trips available M-F, 9 AM- 1 PM, unless otherwise noted

    Physical Involvement on trips: EASY, unless otherwise noted

    BEFORE BOOKING, PLEASE FILL OUT OUR LIABILITY WAIVER BY CLICKING HERE.

    Socialize with pets, kennel support, cat/dog companion/enrichment (play, bathe, walk, cuddle, feed), take photos, write animal profiles for website, educate about charity; help in book store: sorting, pricing, displaying donated books/puzzles/games.
    Age Requirements: NONE (all minors must have guardian present.)
    We encourage you to wear Closed-toe shoes and clothes that can get dirty.
    Uneven terrain when walking dogs, otherwise flat.
    Cancellation Policy: There is a $20 non-refundable administrative fee per person to cancel a confirmed booking. You are responsible for transportation cost.

    Need help organizing/sorting/displaying clothing/items. Assemble first aid/disaster kits.
    Age Requirements: 7+ (all minors must have guardian present)
    We encourage you to wear closed-toe shoes and clothes that can get dirty.
    Cancellation Policy: There is a $20 non-refundable administrative fee per person to cancel once a booking is confirmed.
    Note: You are responsible for transportation cost.

  • Nassau Trips

    We are not travel agents. We help connect cruise passengers with local charities.

    Trips available M-F, 9 AM- 1 PM, unless otherwise noted

    Physical Involvement on trips: EASY, unless otherwise noted

    BEFORE BOOKING, PLEASE FILL OUT OUR LIABILITY WAIVER BY CLICKING HERE.

    Help feed, walk/ play with, dogs, cats, turtles, and two donkeys and help clean up after the animals. Assist veterinarians with medical care of 350+ animals a month and 25 dog and cat adoptions weekly.
    Onsite Thrift Store needs assistance to sort, organize, and price items.

    Max Group Size
    6 volunteers

    Age Requirement
    14+ with Adult Chaperone

    Travel Notes
    20 min walk (slightly uphill in the sun) or 5-10 min.

    cab/ jitney ride.

    No handicap access.

    60 year old local charity on 3+ acres. Local orphanage for rescuing children from trauma. While the kids are in school, you will be cleaning kids dorms, preparing food, launder + iron school uniforms, organize food pantry, tend to huge gardens and help care for 250+ chickens/roosters!

    Help maintain computer lab.

    Max Group Size
    10 volunteers


    Age Requirements
    5+ with Adult Chaperone

    Travel Notes
    15 min cab ride

    Prep, cook, and deliver for 125+ local shut-ins. Help assemble emergency kits with supplies for local disasters.





     

    Max Group Size
    6-7 Volunteers

    (can accommodate large groups with advance notice.)


    Age Requirement
    18+ or 10+ with Adult Chaperone
     

    Travel Notes
    Multiple locations, all require short cab rides

    Prep, cook, and serve for 50 locals lunch at Soup Kitchen. Receive, sort, wash, and display items in air conditioned Thrift Store, Assist teachers at School for the Blind, Help with computer labs, music and recreation programs daily for shut ins

    Max Group Size
    5

    Age Requirement
    18+ or 10+ with Adult Chaperone

    Travel Notes
    15 min cab ride

  • St Lucia Trips

    We are not travel agents. We help connect cruise passengers with local charities.

    Trips available M-F, 9 AM- 1 PM, unless otherwise noted

    Physical Involvement on trips: EASY, unless otherwise noted

    BEFORE BOOKING, PLEASE FILL OUT OUR LIABILITY WAIVER BY CLICKING HERE.

    Prep, cook, and deliver for 125+ local shut-ins. Help assemble emergency kits with supplies for local disasters.

     

    Max Group Size
    5


    Age Requirement
    18+ or 5+ with Adult Chaperone
     

    Travel Notes
    8 minute hilly walk or

    5 minute cab ride

    Sort, wash, and display incoming donations in large, local thrift store which funds much of the outreach they do.




    Max Group Size
    NO LIMIT

    Age Requirements
    18+, 12+ with Adult Chaperone

    Travel Notes

  • St Thomas Trips

    We are not travel agents. We help connect cruise passengers with local charities.

    Trips available M-F, 9 AM- 1 PM, unless otherwise noted

    Physical Involvement on trips: EASY, unless otherwise noted

    BEFORE BOOKING, PLEASE FILL OUT OUR LIABILITY WAIVER BY CLICKING HERE.

    Prep, cook, interact with, and serve 100 lunches to locals.

     

     



    Max Group Size
    NO LIMIT

    Age Requirements
    5+ with Adult Chaperone

    Travel Notes

    20 min walk/ 10 min cab/ local open air buses from port

    Sort, wash, and display incoming donations in large, local, self-sustaining, thrift store which funds much of the outreach they do.

    Max Group Size
    NO LIMIT

    Age Requirements
    18+

    Travel Notes

    20 min walk/ 10 min cab/ local open air buses from port

    Help feed, walk/ play with, dogs and cats and help clean up after the animals at this modern, world-class humane society facility. Assist with inter-island transfers and adoptions.
    Max Group Size
    6 Volunteers

    Age Requirements

    5+ with Adult Chaperone


    Travel Notes
    20 min walk/ 10 min cab

  • Tortola Trips

    We are not travel agents. We help connect cruise passengers with local charities.

    Trips available M-F, 9 AM- 1 PM, unless otherwise noted

    Physical Involvement on trips: EASY, unless otherwise noted

    BEFORE BOOKING, PLEASE FILL OUT OUR LIABILITY WAIVER BY CLICKING HERE.

    Large, licensed, medical facility with Senior residents. Assist in feeding, socializing, and playing with residents.
     


    Max Group Size
    4

    Age Requirements
    16+ with Adult Chaperone


    Travel Notes
    5-7 min walk from port

     

    Sort, wash, and display incoming donations in large, local, self-sustaining, thrift store which funds much of the outreach they do.

    Max Group Size
    10

    Age Requirements
    16+ with Adult Chaperone

    Travel Notes.

    15-20 min hilly walk from port

    or 10 min cab ride (recommended)

    Sort, wash, and display incoming donations in large, local, self-sustaining, thrift store which funds much of the outreach they do.

    Max Group Size
    10

    Age Requirements
    16+ with Adult Chaperone

    Travel Notes.

    15-20 min hilly walk from port

    or 10 min cab ride (recommended)

  • With more coming soon!

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