Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Volunteers of America of Florida embraces the fullness of cultural, denominational, ethnic, political, racial, and theological differences. We acknowledge and respect the plurality of sexual and gender identity; and the diversity of voices that comes with difference in age, life experiences, and socioeconomic status. We believe every individual is made in the image of God and deserves to be lifted up to the glory of God.

We especially seek and strive to:

Welcome to the DEI Taskforce!
The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Taskforce is our dedicated team working tirelessly to foster a truly diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment across our organization. Made up of staff members from all over the state, the DEI Taskforce convenes every month to brainstorm and implement critical initiatives.

Our Activities

Heritage Acknowledgement: We’ve commemorated holidays/religions and backgrounds by creating and disseminating informative newsletters.

Juneteenth: Based on extensive survey feedback, we successfully advocated for Juneteenth to become an official holiday for our organization.

DEI Training: We’re developing inclusive training materials.

First Fri-Yays: Each first Friday of the month, we recognize and celebrate special celebrations and events.

Stay tuned as our DEI Taskforce continues to advance inclusivity and diversity in each corner of our organization.

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