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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

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.

Fall Spelling Bee – 5 Volunteers Needed - Full Thank You!
Thursday, September 19; 4 – 6:30pm; Escalante Multi - Gen Center
Volunteers will assist with set-up and tear-down, as well as help with running of the Spelling Bee Competition.

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 - Full Thank You!
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

21st Annual Tempe Tardeada – 30 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Sunday, October 6; 11:30 - 6:30pm (Two shifts available - 11:30am - 3:30pm & 2:30 - 6:30pm); Tempe Community Complex/ Tempe Public Library
Come and assist with Hispanic Heritage Celebration at the Tempe Community Complex. Volunteers will assist in craft area helping children create tissue paper flowers and maracas, as well as monitor bounce houses and inflatable slide, etc.

Social Dance – 2 Volunteers Needed -  Full Thank You!
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 - Full Thank You!
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.

Library Shelf Cleaning Project - 15 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Saturday, October 19 ; 9am – noon; Tempe Public Library 
Volunteers will remove books and media from shelves, wash shelves, clean and replace books and media.

Escalante/Thew Elem. Fall Festival – 30 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Thursday, October 24; 4:30 – 9 pm (Two shifts available 2 - 6pm and 5 - 9pm); Escalante Football Field
Volunteers will help with set-up and clean-up, as well as help with carnival style booths featuring games, crafts and food.

Tempe Halloween Carnival – 40 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Saturday, October 26; 4:45– pm; Kiwanis Softball Fields
Volunteers will assist with set-up and tear-down, as well as help with game, food booths, costume contest and monitoring bounces houses throughout event..

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.

Family Bingo Night - 4 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Friday, November 1; 5 - 8pm; Escalante Multi - Gen Center
Volunteers will assist with set-up and tear-down as well as running of Bingo.

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.

Library Shelf Cleaning Project - 15 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Saturday, November 16; 9am – noon; Tempe Public Library 
Volunteers will remove books and media from shelves, wash shelves, clean and replace books and media.

December 2019

Karaoke Night – 3 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Friday, December 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, assist patrons with Bingo.

Winterfest – 30 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Friday, December 6; 5 - 8pm; Tempe Community Complex
Volunteers will assist with set-up and tear-down, as well as help with arts and crafts, cookie decorating and letter writing throughout event.

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.

Escalante  Winter Wonderland– 30 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Friday, December 13; 3 - 8pm; Escalante Multi - Gen Center
Volunteers will assist in set-up and tear-down, as well as running booths throughout the event.

Library Shelf Cleaning Project - 15 Volunteers Needed - Sign Up!
Saturday, December 14; 9am – noon; Tempe Public Library 
Volunteers will remove books and media from shelves, wash shelves, clean and replace books and media.

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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