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3D Modeling software teacher

Location
1221 N. Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ  85004
Description:

We need someone to teach classes to the public on how to create objects using 3D modeling software. The library currently has Blender software but would consider other open source software applications if you have a preference.
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Commitment:
     Monthly
Department:
     Library



Code Academy Coach

Location
1221 N. Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ  85004
Description:

Want to teach kids the future? Help us with our Code Academies! We have two acadmies, one co-ed and one girls only. We use a variety of open source software to teach kids about coding. JavaScript, HTML, Python, whatever your specialty is, we want you!
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Department:
     Library



Customer Support Services: Computer Aide

Location
1221 N. Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ  85004
Description:

To provide knowledgeable assistance to community members utilizing library computers. Assist adult library customers using the public computers (assist with Microsoft Office products, searching the internet, using/setting up email, etc.) Help adult library customers with the library's computer reservation system, print station, and with faxing/copying. Be available to answer questions and provide guidance as needed to adult library customers using the public computers.
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64)
Commitment:
     Weekly
Department:
     Library



Development Intern

Location
200 W Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ  85003
Zone:
City Wide
Description:

Helping Phoenix Neighborhoods (HPN) is seeking a Development Intern to provide support to fundraising activities. The Development Intern will work directly with the HPN Project Team on social media campaigns, maintaining the organization's website, grant writing, and helping to create strategic partnerships. This is a non-paid internship. About HPN Helping Phoenix Neighborhoods (HPN)* was founded in 2013, as an Arizona non-profit organization formed in partnership with the City of Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department. The mission of HPN is to enhance the programs and services provided by the City of Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department to directly impact underserved neighborhoods in Phoenix. HPN is dedicated to supporting community through: -Community engagement projects -Providing scholarships and educational opportunities to youth -Investing in resident initiated community projects Responsibilities include (but not limited to): -Creating a social media campaign -Maintaining HPN's Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube accounts -Update the organization website -Assisting with grant writing -Assisting with special events and fundraisers -Maintaining a grants databases -Track donations and draft thank you letters -Research -Assist with various general support projects including the expansion of HPN
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Commitment:
     Weekly
Department:
     Neighborhood Services



Juniper Customer Computer Assistant

Location
1825 W. Union Hills Dr
Phoenix, AZ  85027
Zone:
Council District 2
Description:

To provide knowledgeable assistance to community members utilizing library computers.
A computer lab assistant provides computer users with assistance on hardware issues, using software programs, as well as printing, faxing, and scanning documents.
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Department:
     Library



LEGO Extravaganza Volunteers at South Mountain Community Library

Location
7050 S. 24th Street
Phoenix, AZ  85042
Description:

South Mountain Community  Library needs Teen volunteers who enjoy building with LEGOS. Teen volunteers will set up room for the program and will assist children with their creations. LEGO Extravaganza! is every 2nd Saturday of every month from 10:30 am - noon.

Minimum Age:
     13
Volunteer Type:
     Youth (ages 17 and under)
Commitment:
     Weekly
Department:
     Library



Literacy Tutor Opportunity - City of Phoenix AARP Experience Corps

Location
Various Schools
Phoenix, AZ 
Zone:
City Wide
Description:

Are you passionate about reading? Help the City of Phoenix and Mayor Stanton share the joy with our youth. The City of Phoenix, in partnership with AARP Experience Corps and Experience Matters, is recruiting volunteers 50 and above to support a tutoring program designed to improve literacy skills for Phoenix elementary school students. Opportunities are available at five Phoenix school districts. Mayor Greg Stanton was instrumental in securing the program for Phoenix schools as part of his Read on Phoenix program, created to ensure local students are reading at level by third grade. If you love reading and inspiring our youth - this opportunity is for you!
Minimum Age:
     50
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Department:
     City Manager Office



Makerspace Coach

Location
1221 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ  85004
Zone:
Council District 7
Description:

Love to make things? Have an interest in art, crafts or technology? Want to share your passion with others? If so, Phoenix Public Library needs you!

Burton Barr Central Library is looking for volunteers to lead workshops and/or classes for youth ages 12-18 in the library's new Makerspace. The Makerspace is a place that values the culture of creativity, innovation and skill-building and the library is looking for individuals to contribute to this space. Workshops and/or classes can vary from building robots to knitting or even sound mixing. If you have a skill, we want to hear about it! You provide the know-how and we provide the materials!

We're especially looking for people who fit any of the following:
*Can hang out and be available to help people with general projects
*Help to certify youth on tools such as sewing machines, drills, and soldering irons
*Are familiar with 3D printing technology and 3D modeling software such as Blender
*Are familiar with Arduino and simple circuitry

If you're looking for a fun and creative way to give back to the community, come be a Makerspace Leader at Burton Barr Central Library!
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Commitment:
     Monthly



NEW! City Hall Connectors

Location
200 W. Washington St.
Phoenix City Hall
Phoenix, AZ  85003
Zone:
City Wide
Description:

Would you like to be at the center of the action at Phoenix City Hall?  Do you enjoy helping people find the services they need?  The city's Public Works Department is seeking energetic, positive, customer-service oriented volunteers to welcome and assist guests at the main information desk on the first floor of Phoenix City Hall.

Service hours are available Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.  You can choose a 3- or 6-hour shift commitment.

For more information, please contact Kathleen Hofmann at 602-534-2519 or Kathleen.hofmann@phoenix.gov. 
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Commitment:
     Bi-weekly
Department:
     Public Works



Description:

The Phoenix Fire Department's Crisis Response Unit is accepting applications from community members to volunteer as a Behavioral Health Specialist who are interested in assisting individuals and/or groups who have experienced a crisis. No previous experience required. Volunteers work on a Crisis Response (CR)Van with one partner. Volunteers must complete approximately 100 hours of training prior to staffing a CR Van. CR teams reside in fire stations during the hours of service. CR teams are dispatched to crisis calls through the Phoenix Fire Department alarm room as requested by fire and police personnel. Once on scene, the CR team provide: crisis intervention, grief support, education on victims' right and police investigative procedures. In addition, the team provides resources and referrals.
Minimum Age:
     21
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Department:
     Fire



Phoenix Fire - Crisis Response - Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Location
2625 S 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ  85009
Zone:
City Wide
Description:

The Phoenix Fire Department's Crisis Response Unit is accepting applications from community members to volunteer as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) who are interested in assisting individuals and/or groups who have experienced a crisis. No previous experience required (EMT Certification Required). Volunteers work on a Crisis Response (CR)Van with one partner. Volunteers must complete approximately 100 hours of training prior to staffing a CR Van. CR teams reside in fire stations during the hours of service. CR teams are dispatched to crisis calls through the Phoenix Fire Department alarm room as requested by fire and police personnel. Once on scene, the CR team provide: crisis intervention, grief support, education on victims' right and police investigative procedures. In addition, the team provides resources and referrals.
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Department:
     Fire



Robotics Club Leader

Location
1221 N. Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ  85004
Description:

Join is in the MACH1 Makerspace at the Burton Barr Library. You can lead a robotics club for either: Arduino Shield Bots, OR Breadboard Line following bots, OR LEGO Mindstorms. Supplies will be provided by the library. Please indicate your level of experience and the age group you are interested in leading when you apply!
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Commitment:
     Monthly
Department:
     Library



Story Tour Adult Intern/Volunteer at Children's Place

Location
Burton Barr Central Library
Children's Place
Phoenix, AZ  85004
Description:

Do you like kids and libraries? Are you passionate about helping others? Do you want to share that passion in a meaningful way? Then Children's Place is the place for you!
As a Story Tour Intern/Volunteer you will get to work with a variety school groups and ages that will help us grow our community. Interns will be given opportunities to help develop new tours and programs if they are interested in growing within the position.
What You Will Learn:
How to effectively work with large and small groups
How to read to a group of kids (not as easy as it sounds!)
How to give building tours
How to solicit partnerships and help grow library users and lifelong learners
Much more your will work closely with our Director of Youth Services other team leaders.

What We Require:
Love of working with people and sharing what you learn
Highly organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments
Fearless not afraid to be a bold and outside the box thinker, not afraid to address large groups of people
Love for children of all ages
The position begins around August 15th and ends around December 1st in Fall and begins around January 15th and ends around May 15th for Spring. You are expected to work 3-6 hours per week in the mornings, when school is in. Days and times can be negotiated. This is an unpaid internship/volunteer position.
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64)
Commitment:
     Weekly



Tech Teen Volunteers at South Mountain Community Library

Location
7050 S. 24th Street
Phoenix, AZ  85042
Description:

SMCL is looking for teens (16-17) who are technically savvy, and enjoy helping others. The teen volunteers will lead the effort on answering technical questions pertaining to downloadin eBooks from Greater Phoenix Digital Library and other eLibrary Resources to their digital devices.

Teen volunteers will instruct customers how to download eBooks to their devices. Available training: Nook, Kindle, iPad/iPhone, laptop and Sony Reader.

This program will be on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Minimum Age:
     16
Volunteer Type:
     Youth (ages 17 and under)
Commitment:
     Weekly
Department:
     Library



Teen Advisory Board (TAB) at South Mountain Community Library

Location
7050 S. 24th Street
Phoenix, AZ  85042
Description:

SMCL Invites Teens (13-17) to join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) for the school year 2015-2016. You will gain leadership skills, communication skills, team work skills that will help you with your future college and careers.  You will plan, prepare and implement programs for teens at the library.
Minimum Age:
     13
Volunteer Type:
     Youth (ages 17 and under)
Department:
     Library



The Gallery @ City Hall

Location
200 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ  85003
Zone:
Council District 7
Description:

The Gallery @ City Hall is a new art exhibit space. Volunteers are expected to serve as both hosts and educators, welcoming visitors and enriching their gallery experience. Volunteers may be called upon to provide directions, information and friendly assistance about other public art and visitor experiences located in downtown Phoenix.
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Commitment:
     Bi-weekly



Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Orientation

Location
AZ 
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:

The city of Phoenix's Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Campaign provides public awareness of the EITC, free tax preparation and e-filing services, and asset building information which financially strengthens the community.

We are looking for individuals who are interested in volunteering, no prior tax experience is required, and FREE training is provided. If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up for an orientation to learn more about the VITA program. Below is a brief description of the volunteer roles available:

GREETER/SCREENER
*Greets the taxpayers and ensures all taxpayers checking in receive assistance
*Ensures the taxpayer has all required documents
 
TAX PREPARER
*Prepares basic or advanced 1040 tax returns and related schedules for eligible taxpayers
*Interviews taxpayers to determine if all income, deductions, and allowable credits are claimed

SITE COORDINATOR
* Provides coordination, organization, and supervision of the VITA site
*Ensures all volunteers adhere to the VITA Standards of Conduct and Quality Site Requirements
*Coordinates volunteer schedules 
*Compiles reports on a monthly basis
Minimum Age:
     16
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Commitment:
     Weekly
Department:
     Human Services



Workforce Literacy Instructor - Ocotillo Library

Location
102 W Southern Ave
Phoenix, AZ  85041
Zone:
Council District 7
Description:

Are your friends and family always asking you for advice on finding a job? Why not use your skills and experience to help your fellow community members get back into the workforce? In this economy, many Phoenix residents are trying to get hired, but might not have the skills and know-how they need to reach their goal. The City of Phoenix Library Department is looking for volunteers at the Ocotillo Library & Workforce Literacy Center to help residents return to work. This is an exciting program that has reached many Phoenix residents and we need your help to keep it running! Our Workforce Literacy Instructors assist job seekers by leading classes on topics ranging from basic computer skills and job search engines to interviewing skills and resume writing. They also provide community members with one-on-one employment assistance during our open labs. We'll provide training on our curriculum and program, but we need your knowledge and time to make this program successful!
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Commitment:
     Weekly
Department:
     Library