Volunteer Opportunities: Community Services

Have some time and a big heart?

  • Sponsor: American Red Cross, Blood Services
  • Contact: Lisa
  • Contact Phone: 480-352-3146
  • Contact Email: Lisa.Jenk@redcross.org
  • December 11, 2017

    American Red Cross Blood Services needs volunteers to support our blood drives. Volunteer Donor Ambassadors assist the blood donors through the donation process, providing them assistance registering for the drive, educating about blood donations, and observing and assisting donors post-donation. 

    find out more
    December 11, 2017

    The Pima County Green Valley Sheriff’s Auxiliary Volunteers (SAV) is a nationally recognized, award-winning organization comprised entirely of volunteer citizens. We have many different volunteer opportunities. Please stop by our office at 601 N La Canada Dr., Green Valley, AZ .

    find out more
    December 11, 2017

    Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program of Pima County wants volunteers with extraordinary desire to improve the lives of children involved in the foster care system. 

    find out more
    December 11, 2017

    The senior lunch program needs friendly greeters from 10:30 a.m. until noon, Monday through Friday. Choose your day and brighten others lives! 

    find out more

    Speak computer?

  • Sponsor: Joyner-Green Valley Branch Library
  • Contact: Deborah
  • Contact Phone: 520-594-5295
  • Contact Email: deborah.bosma@pima.gov
  • December 11, 2017

    Joyner Green Valley Library is looking for tech savvy volunteers to assist patrons in our computer lab. Help others and can commit to a 2 hour time block once a week, especially on weekends.

    find out more

    Enjoy the outdoors?

  • Sponsor: Community Food Bank-Green Valley
  • Contact: Lilia
  • Contact Phone: 520-625-5252
  • Contact Email: LDawson@communityfoodbank.org
  • December 11, 2017

    Community Food Bank in Green Valley needs “gleaners,” December through April only, to pick up citrus at private homes. Requires ability to climb ladders, lift buckets of picked citrus and unload truck.

    find out more

    Short Term Opportunity…Computer Class Instructor

  • Sponsor: Sahuarita Food Bank
  • Contact: Analizbeth Fiore
  • Contact Phone: 520-270-2551
  • Contact Email: analizfio@msn.com
  • November 16, 2017

    The Sahuarita Food Bank is in need of a volunteer who would be willing to teach a computer class on Thursday afternoon, an hour before shopping begins, for about four weeks.  Someone who speaks Spanish is preferred, as many of our clients are Spanish speakers. The class is scheduled to begin in January.

    find out more

    Support young readers!

  • Sponsor: Literacy Connects
  • Contact: Jessica
  • Contact Phone: 520-882-8006
  • Contact Email: hello@literacyconnects.org
  • November 2, 2017

    Literacy Connects needs reading coaches to work in Tucson during the school day to help elementary-aged readers fall in love with reading. Visit www.Literacyconnects.org/volunteering  to sign up for an Info Session today!

    find out more

    Annual Red Kettle Campaign

  • Sponsor: Salvation Army Green Valley Post
  • Contact: Esther or Jose Corrales or Yuni Domerofsky
  • Contact Phone: 520-625-3888
  • Contact Email: esther.corrales@usw.salvationarmy.org
  • October 29, 2017

    If you haven’t volunteered in the past we urge you to help in this wonderful holiday community event.

    find out more

    Story Time for Children

  • Sponsor: Sahuarita Food Bank
  • Contact: Ann Dethmers
  • Contact Phone: 520-528-5860
  • Contact Email: anna.dethmers@cox.net
  • October 26, 2017

    The Sahuarita Food Bank has Story Time on Thursday afternoons and Saturday mornings during their open market days for shoppers.   Do you have a bit of time to spare to read stories to young children while their parents are shopping? 

    find out more
    October 25, 2017

    The Salvation Army is providing their Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners at the West GVR Center in Green Valley.  Do you have a couple of hours to donate time to set up or serve meals and make a difference in a person’s holiday?

    find out more

    Volunteers are needed to perform safety checks

  • Sponsor: Green Valley Fire Corps
  • Contact: Chuck Schufreider
  • Contact Phone: 520-625-9438
  • Contact Email: chuckschufreider41@gmail.com
  • October 14, 2017

    The Green Valley Fire Corps needs volunteers to perform safety checks  for vulnerable citizens, install lock boxes, smoke alarms and batteries, provide administrative assistance to the fire district, and relocate deserts pests. 

    find out more

    Volunteers Needed to Lead Support Group

  • Sponsor: Alzheimer's Association--Desert Southwest Chapter
  • Contact: Lisa Brazil
  • Contact Phone: 520-322-6601
  • Contact Email: lbrazil@alz.org
  • October 13, 2017

    Are you able to volunteer to lead a group?  The Alzheimer’s Support Groups provide a forum to share feelings, concerns, information, and are a way of supporting and encouraging each other. There is no cost for attending and no commitment to come back.  Please contact us for more information our Support Groups and/or becoming a Support Group Leader.

    find out more
    September 29, 2017

    Be a helper to people with macular degeneration. Valley Assistance Services will match you with those who need drivers for doctor appointments and grocery store visits.

    find out more

    Become a Tucson Festival of Books Volunteer Recruiter

  • Sponsor: Tucson Festival of Books
  • Contact: Mike Ritz
  • Contact Phone: 425-306-7524
  • Contact Email: mritz@tucsonfestivalofboks.org
  • September 29, 2017

    Do you have a friendly telephone voice, a personal phone, persistence, a computer that reads Excel files? Can you make calls two days a week for four hours from October 2 to February 28 (or earlier)?  The Tucson Festival of Books needs you!  Training, email account, organization list with phone numbers & names, scripts, and all necessary marketing materials are provided. 

    find out more

    Website or social media guru?

  • Sponsor: Global Family Legal Services
  • Contact: Celinas Ruth
  • Contact Phone: 520-398-3388
  • Contact Email: veritas@gflsfamily.org
  • September 23, 2017

    Help get the word out. Please assist by drafting content for Global Family Legal Services.

    find out more

    Have untapped legal skills? 

  • Sponsor: Global Family Legal Services
  • Contact: Celinas Ruth
  • Contact Phone: 520-398-3388
  • Contact Email: veritas@gflsfamily.org
  • September 23, 2017

    Tax exempt Global Family Legal Services is seeking “paralegal” or lawyer’s skills to assist part-time with immigrant clients. 

    find out more

    Funding Expert Wanted…  

  • Sponsor: Global Family Legal Services
  • Contact: Celinas Ruth
  • Contact Phone: 520-398-3388
  • Contact Email: veritas@gflsfamily.org
  • September 23, 2017

    Tax exempt Global Family Legal Services needs a grant writer/fundraiser who can assist us.  

    find out more

    Be a Lifesaver!  

  • Sponsor: American Red Cross, Blood Services
  • Contact: Lisa Jenk
  • Contact Phone: 480-352-3146
  • Contact Email: lisa.jenk@redcross.org
  • September 18, 2017

    Join the Red Cross Blood Services and our volunteer team.  Blood Drive Volunteers are needed to provide care and service to blood donors at our drives in Pima County.  Community blood drives are scheduled throughout the month at various locations, and there are two donation sites- one on Broadway and one at Foothills Mall- that are open 7 days a week. Volunteer Drivers are also needed to transport life-saving blood products for patients in need.

    find out more

    Need more exercise?

  • Sponsor: White Elephant, Inc.
  • Contact: Karen
  • Contact Phone: 520-625-4119
  • Contact Email: eocfair@qwestoffice.net
  • September 16, 2017

    The White Elephant Thrift Store has plenty of voluntter opportunities for year-round volunteers.

    find out more

    Be a Spanish speaking angel! 

  • Sponsor: Global Family Legal Services
  • Contact: Celinas Ruth
  • Contact Phone: 520-398-3388
  • Contact Email: veritas@gflsfamily.org
  • September 14, 2017

    Work with immigrants seeking legal services by answering phone calls and passing along messages.

    find out more

    Help at Boutique & Thrift Store

  • Sponsor: Equine Voices: Rescue & Sanctuary
  • Contact: April
  • Contact Phone: 520-398-2814
  • Contact Email: april@equinevoices.org
  • September 8, 2017

    Gulliver & Friends Boutique & Thrift Store (6 Camino Otero Street, Tubac, AZ) needs volunteers to help with the following:

    • Working in the store
    • Selling store items and tack
    • Processing donations
    • Picking up items

    find out more

    Anza Day Preparations at Historic Canoa Ranch

  • Sponsor: Historic Canoa Ranch
  • Contact: Valerie Samoy
  • Contact Phone: 520-724-5220
  • Contact Email: valerie.samoy@pima.gov
  • September 5, 2017

    Historic Canoa Ranch is getting ready to launch three new exhibits at our upcoming Anza Day (October 14, 2017) and is in need of volunteers to help with preparation and installation.  We have hundreds of items that need washing and cleaning and placement in display cases.  We’re looking for volunteers to come to the ranch on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30 am to Noon.

    find out more

    Learn how your police department operates!

  • Sponsor: Sahuarita Volunteers in Police Service
  • Contact: James
  • Contact Phone: 520-396-0369
  • Contact Email: joviedo@sahuaritaaz.gov
  • August 6, 2017

    Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) of the Sahuarita Police Department needs you! Provide much needed support and backup: patrol neighborhoods, check people’s homes when away for the summer, interview businesses, provide a presence at special events, work in the office, etc.

    find out more

    Like little kids? 

  • Sponsor: Los Ninos Del Valle Preschool & Child Care Center
  • Contact: Barbara Salazar
  • Contact Phone: 520-648-7999
  • Contact Email: barbsalazar@laposadagv.com
  • August 3, 2017

    Help staff offer enriched activities to the children at Posada Life Community Services – Los Ninos del Valle Preschool Child Care Center. Ages 15 and older. 

    find out more

    Volunteer recruiter needed for 5-10 hours/week

  • Sponsor: Sahuarita Food Bank
  • Contact: Penny
  • Contact Phone: 616-340-2938
  • Contact Email: ppestle@cox.net
  • August 2, 2017

    The Sahuarita Food Bank could not feed our 130+ families a week without our volunteers. If you are a persuasive person with 5 or 10 hours a week available, you would be a perfect fit to help us find volunteers for a variety of opportunities: drivers and loaders, readers to small children, produce processors, food drive staff. You would meet with individuals and groups in-person and by phone.

    find out more
    July 8, 2017

    The Pima County Attorney’s Office Victim Services Division will be conducting training in Crisis Intervention and Victimology starting August 29, 2017. This is a well-structured, comprehensive and hands-on training. The training teaches basic crisis intervention skills, concepts and techniques. In addition, it examines various types of crimes and the specific victimization dynamics that victims of the crimes may face, including common trauma reactions. This training is also the gateway into volunteering or participating in an internship with the Victim Services Division.

    find out more

    Like working with young children?

  • Sponsor: Make Way for Books
  • Contact: Ally Baehr
  • Contact Phone: 520-398-6451
  • Contact Email: ally@makewayforbooks.org
  • July 6, 2017

    Do you have experience working with young children in a group setting? Storytime Volunteers visit preschools and childcare centers weekly to share books, songs, and puppets with toddlers and preschool-age children in whole and small group settings. Volunteers help make books come alive and provide engaging interactions around books.

    find out more
    June 20, 2017

    Volunteer with the Pima County Green Valley Sheriff’s Auxiliary Volunteers (SAV), a nationally recognized, award-winning organization comprised entirely of volunteer citizens.

    find out more
    June 20, 2017

    Sahuarita Educational Enrichment Foundation needs volunteers to perform two specific tasks. One is to help write grants for funding from various sources. The second task is to help develop a system that SEEF can use to track the success rate of their projects and rate of return on investments (i.e., develop and use a “dash board”).

    find out more
    June 20, 2017

    The Sahuarita Food Bank distributes food to more than 130 families a week. Our strong winter volunteers have gone north.  We need van drivers most mornings to pick up food at the Community Food Bank in Tucson and other locations. All you need is a driver’s license and the ability to lift 40 pounds. You are guaranteed a fulfilling volunteer opportunity and help hungry people at the same time.

    find out more