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City of Tempe Municipal Volunteer Program

The City of Tempe is looking for school groups (junior high, high school, and college), service organizations, and corporate groups, as well as individuals, interested in one-time service projects. Please see "One-time Activities" for a current list of upcoming events and activities. 

FEBRUARY Activities

MARCH Activities

Youth Basketball Clinic and Tournament, March 5, 6, 7, 14, 21, hours vary (call for details)--OPEN     
   
Serve as door greeters, pass out programs and/or assist the coaches with teaching children basketball fundamentals 
   and skill building activities. Duties will be assigned to your skills and desires so don't hesitate volunteering for this fun
   activity with kids and their hoops.

Free Arts Friday at Vihel Activity Bldg, Friday, March 20, 9a-noon (10 volunteers)--FILLED

   ​Volunteers assist the children with their crafts and activities. Theme for the day is 'Meet the Masters'. Volunteers have
   as much fun as the children!

Tempe Festival of the Arts, Friday-Sunday, March 27-29, (times and duties varied)--OPEN
   
​This volunteer opportunity embraces both individuals and nonprofit organizations. All volunteers share in the
   opportunity to provide meaningful service, develop new friendships and participate in a well-loved community event.
   To volunteer go to the Tempe Festival of the Arts website and sign up. www.tempefestivalofthearts.com

APRIL Activities

Egg Hunt at Escalante, Saturday, April 4, 8a-12:30p (30 volunteers needed)--FILLED, Thank You East Valley Boys Service Club
   Escalante's annual neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt needs your help. Do you like to hide Easter Eggs and help young 
   ones find them?  Then this is your volunteer assignment.

Free Arts Friday at Vihel Activity Bldg, Friday, April 17, 9a-noon (10 volunteers)--OPEN
   ​Volunteers assist the children with their crafts and activities. Theme for the day is 'Dinosaurs'. Volunteers have as
   much fun as the children!

Zero Waste Day at the Fire Training Center, Saturday, April 18 7a-1p (15 volunteers)--OPEN
   Help receive recyclable goods from residents of Tempe. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.


MAY Activities

Mother's Day Luncheon, Friday, May 8, 10:30a-1:00p (10 volunteers)--OPEN
   Volunteers are needed to provide manicures (filing and polish) to the ladies attending the Tea. No professional 
   experience needed!

Free Arts Friday at Vihel Activity Bldg, Friday, May 15, 9a-noon (10 volunteers)--OPEN
   ​Volunteers assist the children with their crafts and activities. Theme for the day is 'Out of this World'. Volunteers
   have as much fun as the children!

JUNE Activities

JULY Activities

Puttin On the Kids at Escalante Center, Thursday, July 23, 2-6 for Set Up, 5:30-8:30 for event (30 vol.
  needed)--OPEN

August Activities

September Activities

October Activities

November Activities

December Activities

Factory Fun Factory at Vihel Activity Bldg, Friday, Decenber 4, 6p-9p (30 volunteers)--OPEN
 
 ​Volunteers assist the children and their families with their winter holiday crafts and activities. Theme for the day is
   'holiday'. Volunteers have as much fun as the children!

 

YEAR-ROUND ON-GOING GROUP PROJECTS 


Project such as the following can generally be scheduled anytime during the year if there is a current need. Call the listed contact person to make arrangements.

Parks and Trail Maintenance (10 to 30 volunteers) (When available)
Help pick up trash; plant trees; remove non-native plants; clean/paint parks equipment; repair, stabilize and build new trails in Tempe parks and preserve areas, as needed (no projects during June/July/August)
Contact: Bobbi Lloyd at 480-350-8352 or see environmental projects.


Library Shelf and Book Cleaning (up to 15 volunteers)
Dust and wash library shelves and books while maintaining books in proper order.
Contact: Jodie Garth at 480-350-5190.

If you are willing to make a longer-term commitment, check out the Adopt-a-Street and Adopt-a-Path programs.

Or call the City of Tempe Volunteer Office at 480-350-5190.