Volunteer Opportunities: Education & Libraries

AARP Smart Driver Program

  • Sponsor: AARP Smart Driver Program
  • Contact: Jerry Hartley
  • Contact Phone: 480-883-8750
  • Contact Email: jwhartley754@centurylink.net
  • January 6, 2018

    Keep Drivers Safe in Your Community!

    Become an AARP Driver Safety Volunteer Instructor. Do you have a passion for helping others and want to be part of a program to make your community safer? Dedicated volunteers are needed as instructors to grow our leading educational program. Volunteering is fun as well a rewarding and the training is easy! If you enjoy meeting people and have access to a computer sign up now.

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    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.

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    Teach history of the Cold War at the Titan Missile Museum

  • Sponsor: Titan Missile Museum 
  • Contact: Tanya
  • Contact Phone: 520-618-4821
  • Contact Email: tartea@pimaair.org
  • December 11, 2017

    The Titan Missile Museum is looking for docents to teach the history of the Cold War.  The one-hour long tour requires docents to stand/walk and master the tour content. Do you have a good speaking voice? 5-hour shifts. 

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    Docents needed at Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum

  • Sponsor: Tucson Rodeo Parade Committee, Inc.
  • Contact: Bob Stewart
  • Contact Phone: 520-591-9585
  • Contact Email: Paradebob@Q.com
  • December 10, 2017

    We need docents half-day, all-day, or as much time as you can provide. Museum deals with 1900 Southern Arizona history, set amid over 150 horse-drawn wagons and carriages. Great place to meet people and interact with the thousands of school age children. Interviewing now through mid-December.

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    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.

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    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!

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    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. 

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    Good at moving books?

  • Sponsor: Friends of Pima-Green Valley Library, Inc.
  • Contact: Carol
  • Contact Phone: 520-648-0344
  • Contact Email: carol2lee2@yahoo.com
  • September 8, 2017

    Friends of the Green Valley Library needs help moving boxes of books on an “on call” basis. Use your own transportation; reimbursed for mileage.

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    Become a Public Information Specialists for the Stars

  • Sponsor: Whipple Observatory
  • Contact: Alexandra
  • Contact Phone: 520-879-4404
  • Contact Email: aterry@cfa.harvard.edu
  • September 6, 2017

    The Whipple Observatory needs you as a tour guide or public information specialist. Tour guides accompany visitors on the tour bus, explaining observatory operations and showing the telescopes at the top of Mount Hopkins. Public information specialists run the visitor center by demonstrating the exhibits, making tour reservations and selling merchandise.

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    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.

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    September 5, 2017

    Shuttle transport from Tucson or from Ajo Way is provided!  Volunteer docents are needed at Kitt Peak. We offer excellent training sessions to prepare you for your duties on the mountain.  Our next set of training sessions begin October 10th! 

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    Become a Docent at Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

  • Sponsor: Tubac Presidio State Historic Park
  • Contact: Shannon Stone
  • Contact Phone: 520-398-2252
  • Contact Email: info@tubacpp.com
  • August 4, 2017

    Learn to be a tour guide at the Museum in history, archaeology and education. Training and support are available.

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    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. 

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    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.

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    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”).

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