Thriving In Place is a community-based membership program under the umbrella of the Celebration Foundation. Our members are Celebration residents who are at least 55 years old, or a person with a disability of any age, who want to stay in their own homes and be able to lead healthy, safe, independent and productive lives. As a Thriving In Place volunteer, you will help provide our members access to a wide range of services as well assistance with other day-to-day needs enabling them to remain connected to their community as they age or manage a disability. Following are some of the ways you, as a volunteer, can help:

Activities Partner

  • Attends Thrive events (lunches, activities, classes, etc.) and assists members as needed.
  • Greets members and guests and answers questions.
  • Assists with set up and clean up after lunches and at the beginning and end of the day.
  • Takes part in activities as needed.

Errand Assistant

  • Runs errands for our members to Celebration business such as: pharmacy, post office, grocery store etc. during normal business hours.
  • Volunteer uses personal transportation for pickup and deliveries.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.


  • Uses knowledge of minor home repairs and/or maintenance to assist our members.
  • Volunteer uses personal tools to perform tasks.


  • Contributes articles that may be of interest to our members such as:  helpful tips, recipes, quotes, etc.

Phone A Friend

  • Places friendly calls to members daily or as requested by members or Thriving In Place staff.
  • Answers occasional incoming calls for members requesting assistance.


  • Provides our members with prompt, reliable and courteous rides to and from Thriving In Place events, medical appointments, pharmacies, grocery stores, etc. within Celebration during normal business hours.
  • Volunteer uses personal transportation.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

VIP Visits

  • Visits members regularly to pass on local news, answer questions or simply chat.