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Tempe 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 complete a Volunteer Application and register with the Volunteer Coordinator 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

July 2019

Puttin’ on the Kids – 30 Volunteers Needed -  Sign Up!
Thursday, July 25; 2 - 8:30pm; Escalante Multi-Gen Center
(Two shifts available – Shift A 2 – 6pm and Shift B 5 – 8:30pm) Volunteers will help with set-up and clean-up of decorations and carnival booths. Please specify which shift you are interested in.

Back to School Celebration – 10 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Tuesday, July 30; 2 – 7pm; Escalante Multi-Gen Center
(Two shifts available – Shift A 2 – 5pm and Shift B 5 – 7pm) Volunteers will help with set-up and clean-up of decorations and booths. Please specify which shift you are interested in.

August 2019

Social Dance – 2 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Friday, August 9; 5:30 - 9:30pm; Edna Arts Center
Volunteers will help with set-up and tear-down, assist patrons with activities, snack service and more. Social nights are designed for individuals (ages 13+) with development disabilities.

September 2019

Free Art Friday - 6 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Friday, September 6; 8:15am – noon; Edna Arts Center
Assist preschoolers and their caregivers as they create art and learn about music and movement at these free, leisurely morning activities. Volunteers will help with set-up and tear-down, activities, snack service and more.

Karaoke Night – 2-3 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up! 
Friday, September 6; 5:30 - 9pm; Pyle Adult Recreation Center
Tempe’s Adapted Rec social events are for individuals ages 13 + with intellectual/developmental disabilities to gather with friends for a fun-filled evening. Volunteers will help with set-up and tear-down, activities, snack service and more.

Social Dance – 2 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up! 
Friday, September 13; 5:30– 9:30pm; Edna Arts Center
Tempe’s Adapted Rec social events are for individuals ages 13 + with intellectual/developmental disabilities to gather with friends for a fun-filled evening. Volunteers will help with set-up and tear-down, activities, snack service and more.

October 2019

Free Art Friday - 6 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Friday, October 4; 8:15am – noon; Edna Arts Center
Assist preschoolers and their caregivers as they create art and learn about music and movement at these free, leisurely morning activities. Volunteers will help with set-up and tear-down, activities, snack service and more.

Bingo Night – 2 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Friday, October 4; 5:30 - 9pm; Pyle Adult Recreation Center
Volunteers will help with set-up and tear-down, assist patrons with activities, snack service and more. Social nights are designed for individuals (ages 13+) with development disabilities

 

Social Dance – 2 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Friday, October 11; 5:30– 9:30pm; Edna Arts Center
Tempe’s Adapted Rec social events are for individuals ages 13 + with intellectual/developmental disabilities to gather with friends for a fun-filled evening. Volunteers will help with set-up and tear-down, activities, snack service and more.

Escalante’s Pumpkin Painting – 20 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up! 
Wednesday, October 16; 3pm – 6:30pm; Escalante Multi Gen Center       
Volunteers will help with set-up and tear-down, as well as help children paint pumpkins.

Escalante’s Pumpkin Carving – 20 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Thursday, October 17; 3pm – 7pm; Escalante Multi Gen Center 
Volunteers will help with set-up and clean-up of carvings.

November 2019

Free Art Friday - 6 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Friday, November 1; 8:15am – noon; Edna Arts Center
Assist preschoolers and their caregivers as they create art and learn about music and movement at these free, leisurely morning activities. Volunteers will help with set-up and tear-down, activities, snack service and more.

Social Dance – 2 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up! 
Friday, November 8; 5:30pm – 9:30pm; Edna Arts Center
Volunteers will help with set-up and tear-down, assist with snack service, activities etc. Social nights are designed for individuals (ages 13+) with developmental disabilities.

December 2019

Karaoke Night – 3 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Friday, December 6; 5:30– 9pm at the Pyle Adult Recreation Center
Tempe’s Adapted Rec social events are for individuals ages 13 + with intellectual/developmental disabilities to gather with friends for a fun-filled evening. Volunteers will help with set-up and tear-down, assist patrons with Bingo.

Free Art Friday - 6 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Friday, December 13, 8:15am – noon; Edna Arts Center
Assist preschoolers and their caregivers as they create art and learn about music and movement at these free, leisurely morning activities. Volunteers will help with set-up and tear-down, activities, snack service and more.

Social Dance – 2 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Friday, December 13; 5:30– 9:30pm; Edna Arts Center
Tempe’s Adapted Rec social events are for individuals ages 13 + with intellectual/developmental disabilities to gather with friends for a fun-filled evening. Volunteers will help with set-up and tear-down, activities, snack service and more.

Have questions?  Please call the Volunteer Services Office at 480-350-5190 or email volunteer@tempe.gov.

Thank you for helping our community!

June 2017

Adapted Recreation Bingo Night 
Friday, June 2; 5:30-8:30pm at the Pyle Adult Recreation Center (3 vols needed)
Tempe's Adapted Recreation Program is available for young adults with intellectual and/or physical disabilities. Come join in the fun at Bingo Night. Volunteers will assist with set-up and tear-down, Bingo calling, snack service and more.

Adapted Recreation Fabulous Friday Night Dance
Friday, June 9; 5:30-9:30pm at the Edna Vihel Activities Center (3 vols needed)
Tempe's Adapted Recreation Program is available for young adults with intellectual and/or physical disabilities. Come dance the night away at one of the Fabulous Friday Night Dances. Volunteers will assist with set-up and tear-down, snack service, pictures and more.

Library Shelf Cleaning Project
Saturday, June 10; 9:00am-noon at the Tempe Public Library (15 vols needed)
The library is a big place and cleaning, dust and rearranging the shelves and displays is always necessary. Please consider helping our busy library by assisting with this project.

Library Shelf Cleaning Project
Saturday, June 24; 9:00am-noon at the Tempe Public Library (15 vols needed)
The library is a big place and cleaning, dust and rearranging the shelves and displays is always necessary. Please consider helping our busy library by assisting with this project.

 
July 2017

Adapted Recreation Karaoke & Game Night 
Friday, July 7; 5:30-9:30pm at the Pyle Adult Recreation Center (3 vols needed)
Tempe's Adapted Recreation Program is available for young adults with intellectual and/or physical disabilities. Come sing your heart out at Karaoke & Game Night. Volunteers will assist with set-up and tear-down, games, snack service and more.

Adapted Recreation Fabulous Friday Night Dance
Friday, July 14; 5:30-9:30pm at the Edna Vihel Activities Center (3 vols needed)
Tempe's Adapted Recreation Program is available for young adults with intellectual and/or physical disabilities. Come dance the night away at one of the Fabulous Friday Night Dances. Volunteers will assist with set-up and tear-down, snack service, pictures and more.

June 2017

Adapted Recreation Bingo Night 
Friday, June 2; 5:30-8:30pm at the Pyle Adult Recreation Center (3 vols needed)
Tempe's Adapted Recreation Program is available for young adults with intellectual and/or physical disabilities. Come join in the fun at Bingo Night. Volunteers will assist with set-up and tear-down, Bingo calling, snack service and more.

Adapted Recreation Fabulous Friday Night Dance
Friday, June 9; 5:30-9:30pm at the Edna Vihel Activities Center (3 vols needed)
Tempe's Adapted Recreation Program is available for young adults with intellectual and/or physical disabilities. Come dance the night away at one of the Fabulous Friday Night Dances. Volunteers will assist with set-up and tear-down, snack service, pictures and more.

Library Shelf Cleaning Project
Saturday, June 10; 9:00am-noon at the Tempe Public Library (15 vols needed)
The library is a big place and cleaning, dust and rearranging the shelves and displays is always necessary. Please consider helping our busy library by assisting with this project.

Library Shelf Cleaning Project
Saturday, June 24; 9:00am-noon at the Tempe Public Library (15 vols needed)
The library is a big place and cleaning, dust and rearranging the shelves and displays is always necessary. Please consider helping our busy library by assisting with this project.

 
July 2017

Adapted Recreation Karaoke & Game Night 
Friday, July 7; 5:30-9:30pm at the Pyle Adult Recreation Center 3 vols needed
Tempe's Adapted Recreation Program is available for young adults with intellectual and/or physical disabilities. Come sing your heart out at Karaoke & Game Night. Volunteers will assist with set-up and tear-down, games, snack service and more.

Adapted Recreation Fabulous Friday Night Dance
Friday, July 14; 5:30-9:30pm at the Edna Vihel Activities Center (3 vols needed)
Tempe's Adapted Recreation Program is available for young adults with intellectual and/or physical disabilities. Come dance the night away at one of the Fabulous Friday Night Dances. Volunteers will assist with set-up and tear-down, snack service, pictures and more.

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