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Boofest

Location
Paseo Highlands Park
3435 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd.
Phoenix, AZ  85027
Zone:
Council District 1
Description:

This free, fall-themed festival is presented by the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department, and annually attracts thousands of participants. It will include live entertainment, a costume contest, haunted house, a train ride, inflatables and plenty of games and candy. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Families, Large Group (over 25), Small Group (under 25)
Department:
     Parks and Recreation



Preserve Park Steward Volunteer

Location
Phoenix, AZ 
Zone:
City Wide
Description:

Become a Preserve Park Steward and help make a difference!

The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department is seeking volunteers who can help monitor, protect, and maintain over 35,000 acres of preserve lands. With a limited number of Park Rangers on hand to manage these public lands, becoming a Park Steward is a way to "give back" to these beautiful areas that so many enjoy. Park Stewards are a valuable part of our conservation team.

There are many ways in which you can become a member of the Park Steward team. From being a trail monitor, to maintaining trailhead gates; from assisting with litter pick up, to providing educational information to park users. Park Stewards can even perform their duties while using their own personal equipment such as a bicycle or horse! They also receive identification gear, field training, and continuous support from park staff. We invite YOU to share in our commitment to caring for YOUR Desert Parks & Mountain Preserves.

Please visit the following webpage for more information on the Preserve Park Steward Volunteer program:
https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/volunteer-opportunities
Minimum Age:
     16
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+), Families, Small Group (under 25)
Commitment:
     Daily
Department:
     Parks and Recreation



G.A.I.N. Bike Rodeo

Location
Edison Park
901 N. 19th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ  85006
Zone:
City Wide
Description:

As part of the City's public safety week, the city of Phoenix Fire, Police, Housing and Street Transportation departments are teaming up to educate youth about bike safety and promote the use of bike helmets. Planned activities include bicycle riding obstacle courses, a rodeo-themed photo booth, face painting, and horse shoe games.

Volunteers are needed for a variety of positions:
·Assist with setup at 3 p.m., and help with cleanup at 6 p.m.
·Register children and families
·Help guide children through the bike rodeo course
·Help with children's helmet décor and rodeo themed photo booths
·Face painting
·Facilitate games and activities
·Hand out free ice cream to community residents

The minimum age for this opportunity is 14. All volunteers ages 14-17 who wish to attend without a parent MUST bring a signed Youth Waiver to each volunteer opportunity.
Minimum Age:
     14
Volunteer Type:
     Youth (ages 17 and under), Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+), Families
Department:
     Housing



Gift Shop Attendant - Pueblo Grande Museum

Location
4619 East Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ  85034
Zone:
City Wide
Description:

Meet people and share your passion for the southwest!


The Gift Shop Attendant is responsible for the prompt and courteous service of the Pueblo Grande Museum’s guests and collecting money. Other opportunities may include maintaining gift shop inventory and stocking shelves. Mostly light work, may be required to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Commitment:
     Weekly
Department:
     Parks and Recreation



My Phoenix My Park-"Golf Volunteer Players Assistant"

Location
200 West Washington Street
Phoenix City Hall - 16th Floor
Phoenix, AZ  85003
Zone:
Council District 1, Council District 2, Council District 3, Council District 4, Council District 5, Council District 6, Council District 7, Council District 8, City Wide
Description:

If you are: golf knowledgeable, course knowledgeable and loving helping people become a volunteer! Assist the golfing public in their enjoyment of our beautiful City Courses

Duties Include:
Assisting our golf guests with course rules, customer service, monitoring pace of play, handling starter duties and performing other related duties assigned by the pro shop.
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)



Front Desk Ambassador - Pueblo Grande Museum

Location
4619 East Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ  85034
Zone:
City Wide
Description:

Meet visitors from all over the globe!
Assist with all aspects of visitor services at the Museum: reception desk, admission, registration for public programs, visitor statistics. Help make the Pueblo Grande Museum a great place to visit.

Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Commitment:
     Bi-weekly
Department:
     Parks and Recreation



Tour Guides | Docents | Museum Interpreters - Pueblo Grande Museum

Location
4619 East Washington Street
AZ 
Zone:
City Wide
Description:

Pueblo Grande Museum Needs Your Help!


 


Site/Gallery- Just the facts!


Meeting and greeting museum visitors, managing visitors’ access to certain areas or exhibits. Supply information and conduct tours for visitors in the museum’s unique galleries.


 


Artifact Cart- Your own mobile museum!


Supply information and interesting conversations about Pueblo Grande's many artifacts. Initiate interaction and answer questions for visitors in the museum’s galleries.

Commitment:
     Monthly
Department:
     Office of Arts and Culture, Parks and Recreation



Adopt-a-Park Program

Location
200 West Washington Street
Phoenix City Hall - 16th Floor
Phoenix, AZ  85003
Zone:
City Wide
Description:

Adopt-A-Park is a volunteer program that allows the City of Phoenix to maximize its resources and offer residents an opportunity to give something back to their community.

The City of Phoenix has hundreds of parks, preserves, and facilities that are available for a group or individual to adopt or sponsor. You can adopt an entire park or specific parts of a park such as: Sports Fields, Flower Beds, Trails, Courts, Park benches/Picnic Tables, Playgrounds, Urban Lakes and Waterways, Trees & Shrubs, Parking Areas, Exercise course, and more.

We are open to any group looking to give back to our community! Here are a few examples: hiking and biking enthusiasts, neighborhood associations, religious groups, schools, scout troops, military, or civic associations. We also invite individuals to join our Adopt-A-Park program.

There is no cost to adopt a park, just a committment to caring for the park in whichever way you decide. Click on the attachment below to view the Adopt-a-Park FAQ.
Volunteer Type:
     Youth (ages 17 and under), Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+), Families, Large Group (over 25), Small Group (under 25)
Department:
     Parks and Recreation



Volunteer at the Japanese Friendship Garden as a Ro Ho En

Location
1125 North 3rd Avenue
Phoenix, AZ  85003
Zone:
Council District 8
Description:

Ambassador volunteers walk the Garden during public hours. They greet each visitor and monitor the Garden. Ambassadors complete a 2-hour training program and commit to a 3-hour shift that repeats each week. (e.g. every Sunday 1:00-4:00.) This position is perfect for people who like to share their love of the Garden by chatting informally. Gardener volunteers meet early on Saturday mornings. Tasks range from light (e.g. raking, weeding) to heavy (e.g. digging, turning compost.) No experience is necessary. Volunteers must be 18+ years of age.
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+), Large Group (over 25), Small Group (under 25)
Department:
     Parks and Recreation



Citizen Forester

Location
Multiple Locations
AZ 
Zone:
City Wide
Description:

Are you interested in creating a greener City of Phoenix? In 2010 The City of Phoenix adopted the Tree and Shade Master Plan that laid out the vision of a healthier, more livable and prosperous Phoenix through the investment in the urban forest. Volunteer as a Citizen Forester and become a tree advocate for your community. Citizen Foresters educate the community on the importance of trees while providing assistance for the proper planting and care of the trees throughout the city.
Volunteer as a Citizen Forester and Plant a Solution.

Volunteer Type:
     Youth (ages 17 and under), Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+), Families
Department:
     City Manager Office



2019 Desert Sage School Year Teen Volunteer

Location
7602 W Encanto Blvd
Phoenix, AZ  85035
Zone:
Council District 7
Description:

Are you self-motivated, friendly, and have a passion for books? If yes, volunteering in the library is right for you! Gain work experience, help with library programs, and most importantly, HAVE FUN!

As part of this opportunity we would also like your input on displays and decoration (temporary) of the teen area of our library!
Minimum Age:
     12
Volunteer Type:
     Youth (ages 17 and under)
Commitment:
     Monthly
Department:
     Library



2020 Census - Outreach Volunteer Opportunity

Location
AZ 
Zone:
City Wide
Description:

The 2020 Census is quickly approaching. Help us spread the word throughout Phoenix!

Overview:
In an effort to inform, educate and motivate people to participate in the 2020 Census, the City of Phoenix seeks volunteers to help with outreach.

Outreach efforts will include informing the public about the new response options coming to the 2020 Census, which include online, phone or mail. In addition, the effort aims to demonstrate how each person has the ability to impact their community by completing a census form for their household.

To do this, the City has partnered with Microsoft and Cisco to develop mobile census vehicles. These vehicles are powered with WiFi, tablets and resources to help the public in learning about the census.

Volunteers are needed to staff the mobile vehicles at special events. If you are passionate about civic engagement and enjoy talking to people, then this is the volunteer opportunity for you.

Responsibilities:
Staff outreach vehicle at special events by:
Providing an overview of census process and timeline
Connecting individuals to online resources and information
Highlighting impact of services that benefit from census data

Time commitment:
Weekend and evening availability a must
Ability to work four hour shift assignments
Self transport to event location
Commitment through June 2020 preferred

Training:
General census oritentation and position specific information will be provided. Additionally, event assignments will pair volunteer with a City of Phoenix employee to assist with answering questions and outreach.
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+), Small Group (under 25)
Department:
     City Council Office, City Manager Office, Fire, Housing, Human Services, Library, Mayors Office, Neighborhood Services, Office of Arts and Culture, Parks and Recreation, Planning and Development, Police Department, Public Works, Water Services