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Adult Volunteer at Juniper Library

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

This Phoenix Public Library volunteer opportunity is specific to book shelving, sorting and helping ensure that materials are in appropriate order. A volunteer could also retrieve items from reports and create book displays.
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Commitment:
     Bi-weekly
Department:
     Library



Burton Barr YS Adult Volunteer - Youth Services

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

Adults can volunteer at Burton Barr Central Library in youth services. Adults may help shelve books in the children's and teen's section, help run activities for story times or special events, assist in MACH1, our maker space, and much more!

Phoenix Public Library completes full background checks including fingerprinting for all adult volunteer applicants.
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64)
Commitment:
     Bi-weekly
Department:
     Library



Computer Aide Burton Barr Central Library

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

Phoenix Public Library is seeking a Computer Aide to assist community members using Library computers, printers, copiers, scanners and fax machines. Computer Aides should have a background and interest in working with computers, both hardware and software. They will also assist the public in signing on to the public computers as well as accessing Wi-Fi on their personal computers, tablets and other electronic devices.


 

Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64)
Commitment:
     Weekly
Department:
     Library



Computer Aide Palo Verde Library

Location
4402 N 51st Ave
Phoenix, AZ  85031
Zone:
Council District 5
Description:

Phoenix Public Library is seeking a Computer Aide to assist community members using Library computers, printers, copiers, scanners and fax machines. Computer Aides should have a background and interest in working with computers, both hardware and software. They will also assist the public in signing on to the public computers as well as accessing Wi-Fi on their personal computers, tablets and other electronic devices.

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



Computer Aide Saguaro Library

Location
2808 N 46th St
Phoenix, AZ  85008
Zone:
Council District 8
Description:

Phoenix Public Library is seeking a Computer Aide to assist community members using Library computers, printers, copiers, scanners and fax machines. Computer Aides should have a background and interest in working with computers, both hardware and software. They will also assist the public in signing on to the public computers as well as accessing Wi-Fi on their personal computers, tablets and other electronic devices.

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



Description:

Are you ready to make a difference in your community?

Ocotillo Library needs spirited teens (ages 12-17) to bring their best game volunteering for Phoenix Public Library this fall.

Before applying, carefully review the job requirements here. If this position fits you, click "Sign Up" to begin.

Hint: You do not have to answer every question in the application, however the following information is required:
NAME, ADDRESS, DOB, PHONE #, EMAIL ADDRESS, WHEN ARE YOU ABLE TO SERVE, EMERGENCY CONTACT and ADDITIONAL SKILLS.
 
By applying, you are committing to a minimum 5 weeks of volunteer service.

Apply today, Space is limited!
Minimum Age:
     12
Volunteer Type:
     Youth (ages 17 and under)
Department:
     Library



Juniper Library Adult Coloring Program Facilitator

Location
1825 W. Union Hills Dr
Phoenix, AZ  85027
Zone:
Council District 3
Description:

Interested in facilitating an adult coloring program at the Juniper Library? This coloring program will be held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from 10-11:30 am. Coloring sheets, and supplies will be provided however participatns are welcome to bring their own. This new Color to Calm program offers an opportunity to promote overall wellness. No artistic skill required.
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Commitment:
     Bi-weekly
Department:
     Library



Juniper Library Code Academy Volunteer

Location
1825 W. Union Hills Dr
Phoenix, AZ  85027
Zone:
Council District 3
Description:

Want to teach kids the future? Help us with our new Code Academy. This new program will be offered on the first and third Saturday afternoon of each month, starting in September. We can use a variety of open source software to teach kids about coding. JavaScript, HTML, Python, whatever your specialty is, we want you!

Phoenix Public Library completes full background checks including fingerprinting for all adult volunteer applicants.
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Commitment:
     Bi-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! Please contact Mae Riggs at 602 256-4388.
Minimum Age:
     50
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Department:
     City Manager Office



NEW! City Hall Connectors

Location
Phoenix, AZ 
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, 471-4006 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



Summer Teen Volunteer Desert Sage

Location
7602 W Encanto Blvd
Phoenix, AZ  85035
Description:

Are you ready to make a difference in your community?
This summer, the ball's in your court!

Desert Sage Library needs spirited teens (ages 12-17) to bring their best game volunteering for Phoenix Public Library's annual Summer Reading program "On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!"

Before stepping up to bat, carefully review the job requirements here. If this position fits you like a glove, click "Sign Up" to begin.

Hint: You do not have to answer every question in the application, however the following information is required:
NAME, ADDRESS, DOB, PHONE #, EMAIL ADDRESS, WHEN ARE YOU ABLE TO SERVE, EMERGENCY CONTACT and ADDITIONAL SKILLS.
 
By applying, you are committing to: attend 1 of the 5 Volunteer Orientation sessions and a minimum 5 weeks of volunteer service.

A signed "Parental Consent" form is your ticket to Volunteer Orientation.
Don't drop the ball, space is limited!
Minimum Age:
     12
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



VITA (Voluntreer Income Tax Assistance) Tax Law Instructor

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:

Do you enjoy teaching? Are you well informed of IRS tax laws; Basic and Advanced? If so, then we have the perfect volunteer opportunity for you. We are looking for volunteer instructors that would like to teach new and returning volunteer tax preparers.

Volunteer instructors will need to instruct tax law classes and software classes. In order to instruct, volunteer instructors will be required to complete IRS Link & Learn tax law training, including advanced tax law certification. Also, use Link & Learn Practice Lab to become familiar with the tax preparation software offered by the IRS. Volunteer instructors must complete a mandatory Volunteer Standard of Conduct Training and attend an instructor Train-the Trainer class offered by IRS.

Certified Public Accountants and Enrolled Agents can receive Continuous Professional Education (CPE) credits.
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
Commitment:
     Daily
Department:
     Human Services



Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

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 through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), 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 taxpayers have 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 and volunteers
*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 Assistant - 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 needs volunteers for Ocotillo Library's  Workforce Literacy Center. This is an exciting program that has reached many Phoenix residents and we need your help to keep it running! Our Workforce Literacy Assistants help job seekers by providing community members with one-on-one employment assistance during our open labs. We'll provide training on helping with resumes and online job applications, 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