Volunteer Menu

Opportunity Search Results

Chess Club

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

Are you excited about the game of chess? We are looking for a couple of volunteers for an informal chess club for players 13 years and older.

Volunteers MUST know how to play chess and be willing to teach the game, explain the rules and strategies to a variety of players of all skill levels.
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+)
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 Juniper Library

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



Computer Class Assistant Burton Barr Central Library

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

Provide assistance to free computer class instructors and the students at Burton Barr Central Library. Specific duties can vary depending on the class subject, level and instructor.


Duties may include:


Handing out and collecting tickets before and after class; handing out class materials, including packets and flash drives; turning equipment on and off; answering student questions and helping them with tasks and assignments; collecting evaluations; tidying classroom.




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



Computer Class Assistant South Mountain Community Library

Location
7050 S. 24th Street
Phoenix, AZ  85042
Zone:
Council District 8
Description:

Phoenix Public Library is looking for volunteers to help with our free Spanish computer classes at South Mountain Community Library. Ideally this volunteer would be comfortable using the computer and helping others who are learning the basics with any questions that occur during class.

La Biblioteca Publica de Phoenix está buscando a dos voluntarios (1 Inglés y 1 hispanohablante) para ayudar con las clases de computación en español e Inglés que se realizan gratuitamente en South Mountain Community Library. Idealmente este voluntario tendria que esatar cómodo usando la computadora para ayudar a otros que están aprendiendo los conceptos básicos.
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64)
Commitment:
     Weekly
Department:
     Library



eReader Aide Mesquite Library

Location
4525 E Paradise Village Pkwy N
Phoenix, AZ  85032
Description:

Mesquite Branch Library is looking for an e-Reader instructor for Monday mornings from 10-11:30 am.  This position requires a comfortable knowledge of mobile devices, downloading apps and using different browsers.  The volunteer will be assisting adults with our different e-Library products and platforms in an open-lab environment.  It would be desirable, but not necessary, for you to have prior knowledge of Phoenix Public Library’s e-Library products. 
Minimum Age:
     18
Volunteer Type:
     Adult (18 - 64)
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! 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:

This exciting new position will support staff in Children and Teen Services at Burton Barr Central Library! The Outcome Measurement & Data Analysis Intern will perform a variety of assignments related to assisting staff assess current programs. Primary responsibilities include:



  • Collect and input data from previous and current programs/events and review collection process on a daily basis

  • Develop capacity building strategies

  • Retrieve information from computer resources and written documents 

  • Perform other duties as assigned


Technical skills required:


  • Must be a MLIS student needing a capstone internship

  • Helpful if the volunteer has completed a basic statistics course

  • Previous experience with Excel 

  • Interest in Youth services/early literacy is a plus

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



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



Description:

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

Ocotillo 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



Summer Teen Volunteer South Mountain Communtiy Library 2016

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

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

South Mountain 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



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, 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 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