One-Time Activities

Tempe Municipal Government Volunteer Program

Looking to volunteer, but don't have the time to make a permanent commitment? Listed below are one-day volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups with the City of Tempe. All volunteers must register with the Volunteer Coordinator at 480-350-5190 before participating.

Check back from time to time as activities may be added, reopen or close. You can also request to be placed on the wait list for "filled" activities.

CALENDAR OF ONE-TIME ACTIVITIES

 

SEPTEMBER 2014

Karaoke Game Night (1-2 volunteers) --filled, thank you volunteers
Friday, Sept 5, 6:00p-9:00p at the Pyle Adult  Recreation Center

Volunteers needed to help run karaoke or Wii games at this fun night for teens and adults with special needs.

Free Arts Friday (10-12 volunteers)
    Friday, September 12, 2014 9a-noon at the Vihel Activity Bldg.
Volunteers are needed to help coordinate children's activities.

Fabulous Friday Social Dance (2-3 volunteers) --filled, thank you volunteers
    Friday, September 12, 5:30p-9:15p at the Vihel Activity Bldg.
Volunteers are needed to help with set-up, collect door fees, serve refreshments and interact with special needs teens and adults at their monthly dance that's just for them! And you can be a part of their fun.

Shelf Maintenance Project (10-12 volunteers)
    Tuesday, September 16,  4:00p - 8:00p at the Tempe Public Library
Volunteers will help by dusting, cleaning and maintaining good shelf order. It's a big library and this job is a necessity and much more fun than you would think. 

Shelf Maintenance Project (10-12 volunteers)
    Saturday, September 20, 8:30a-10:30a at the Tempe Public Library
Volunteers will help by dusting, cleaning and maintaining good shelf order. It's a big library and this job is a necessity.

 

 

OCTOBER 2014

Fall Spelling Bee (4 volunteers)
    Wednesday, October 1, 4-6:30p at the Escalante Center

Volunteers will assist staff with the spelling bee which is for school-aged children. It's fun to see them learn and you can have a part in that fun!

Country Western Preschool Family Picnic (6 volunteers)
   Friday, October 3, 10a - 2p at the Escalante Center
Volunteers will help with decorating, running crafts, handing out snacks and general set-up and clean-up after the event.

First Friday-Bingo Night (1 volunteer)--filled, thank you volunteers
    Friday, October 3, 6:00p-9:00p at the Pyle Adult  Recreation Center
Volunteers needed to help run Bingo at this fun night for teens and adults with special needs.

Tardeada (15 volunteers)
    Sunday, October 5, 2/4/6 hour shifts between noon and 8p 
Volunteers will be facilitating activity booths, information booths or helping with clean-up throughout the day at this exciting and vibrant Hispanic Heritage Festival.

Fabulous Friday Social Dance (2-3 volunteers)--filled, thank you volunteers
    Friday, October 10, 5:30p-9:15p at the Vihel Activity Bldg.
Volunteers are needed to help with set-up, collect door fees, serve refreshments and interact with special needs teens and adults at their monthly dance that's just for them! And you can be a part of their fun.

Pumpkin Painting (6 volunteers)
    Tuesday, October 14, 3-6p at the Escalante Center
Volunteers will help with set-up and clean-up at this fun and hopefully very creative activity.

Pumpkin Carving (10 volunteers)
    Wednesday, October 15, 3-6:30p at the Escalante Center
Volunteers will help with set-up and clean-up at this fun and hopefully very creative activity.

Free Arts Friday/Hilarious Halloween (10-12 volunteers) 
    Friday, October 24, 9a-noon at the Vihel Activity Bldg.
Volunteers are needed to help run craft and other activities, as well as serve refreshments at this fun, free activity for preschool-age children.

Halloween Adventure (40 volunteers needed)
    Friday, October 24, 2-6:00p or 5:30-9p at the Escalante Center
Volunteer duties will include setting up booths, food, games, ticket taking and clean-up, not to mention having a fun time doing!

Halloween Carnival (40 volunteers)
    Saturday, October 25, 4:30-9:30p at the Kiwanis Park
What a fun and crazy evening and you can be a part of it...by volunteering! Volunteers may assist staff by helping out at the numerous bounce houses, inflatables, train, slide, stage and ticket booth. Don't miss out. 

​NOVEMBER 2014

Family Bingo Night (5 volunteers)
    Friday November 7, 5-8p at the Escalante Center
Volunteers needed to assist with a family Bingo night. You can't go wrong volunteering here.

Fabulous Friday Social Dance (2-3 volunteers)--filled, thank you volunteers
    Friday, November 14, 5:30p-9:15p at the Vihel Activity Bldg.
Volunteers are needed to help with set-up, collect door fees, serve refreshments and interact with special needs teens and adults at their monthly dance that's just for them! It's fun for you and them.

Shelf Maintenance Project (10-12 volunteers)
    Tuesday, November 18,  4:00p - 8:00p at the Tempe Public Library
Volunteers will help by dusting, cleaning and maintaining good shelf order. It's a big library and this job is a necessity and much more fun than you would think. 

Shelf Maintenance Project (12 volunteers)--filled, thank you First Baptist Church of Tempe
    Saturday, November 22, 8:30a- 11:30p at the Tempe Public Library
Volunteers will help by dusting, cleaning and maintaining good shelf order. It's a big library and this job is a necessity.
Thanks for your help!

 

DECEMBER 2014

Free Arts Friday/Family Fun Factory (10-12 volunteers) 
    Friday, December 5, 9a-noon at the Vihel Activity Bldg.
Volunteers are needed to help run craft and other activities, as well as serve refreshments at this fun, free activity for preschool-age children.

Holiday Tea (8 volunteers)
    Friday, December 5, noon to 5p at the Cahill Senior Center

Volunteers are needed to help serve at a holiday tea. This event is attended predominantly by women. Servers are asked to wear white shirts and black pants and will be provided a holiday apron. It's a festive atmosphere and you can help make a senior's day special. 

Karaoke Game Night (1-2 volunteers)
    Friday, December 5, 6:00p-9:00p at the Pyle Adult Recreation Center
Volunteers needed to help run karaoke or Wii games at this fun night for teens and adults with special needs.

Shelf Maintenance Project (10-12 volunteers)
    Tuesday, December 9,  4:00p - 8:00p at the Tempe Public Library
Volunteers will help by dusting, cleaning and maintaining good shelf order. It's a big library and this job is a necessity and much more fun than you would think. 

Winter Wonderland for Preschoolers(6 volunteers)
    Friday, December 12, 10a - 2p at the Escalante Center
Volunteers will help with decorating, running crafts, handing out snacks and general set-up and clean-up after the event.

Winter Wonderland for Youth (40 volunteers)
    Friday, December 12, 2-4:30p or 4:30-6p at the Escalante Center
Volunteers needed to assist with wintry, fun activities for youth. Set-up and clean-up included. 

Shelf Maintenance Project (10-12 volunteers)
   Saturday, December 13, 10:30a- 12:30p at the Tempe Public Library
Volunteers will help by dusting, cleaning and maintaining good shelf order. It's a big library and this job is a necessity.

 

Thanks for your help?

 

For more information, an application or to schedule an interview, call the city’s volunteer office at      480-350-5190.

 

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