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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.

Other projects can be scheduled to meet the needs of the group and the City, as listed below:


Free Arts Friday at Vihel Center (10-12 volunteers) -- OPEN
Friday, April 11, 9a - noon
Volunteers are needed to help run craft activities, games and movement activities and serve refreshmentst this event for preschoolers.

Play Day at Kiwanis Park (25 volunteers) -- Open
Saturday, April 12, 8:30a - 2p
Volunteers are needed to assist with outdoor activities at Kiwanis Park. It will be fun action-packed day.

Escalante's Egg Hunt (25 volunteers) -- OPEN
Saturday, April 19, 7:30a-9:30 or 9a-12:30p
Volunteers will help with games and activities at this Egg Hunt for young children.

Zero Waste Day at the Tempe Fire Training Facility (15 volunteers) -- OPEN
Saturday, April 19, 7a-1p
Volunteers will assist and have contact with residents who bring in recyclable items and will be receiving donated items like cnned food, clother, shoes, etc. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

Free Arts Friday at Vihel Center (10-12 volunteers) -- OPEN
Friday, May 16, 9a - noon
Volunteers are needed to help run craft activities, games and movement activities and serve refreshments at this event for preschoolers.

 

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.

Last updated: 3/28/2014 11:12:04 AM