Local Volunteering Opportunities


by azfamily.com


Posted on August 15, 2009 at 2:10 PM

Updated Friday, Aug 21 at 2:00 PM

Interested in volunteering? For information on any of the volunteer opportunities below please contact Joyce Porkorny at 602-995-2933 or

LifeBridge Community Volunteer Center

- Clerical Staff / Grant Writing / Publicity & Marketing

LifeBridge Resource Center (Food Bank)

- Case Managers / Drivers

All Star Kids Tutoring

- Reading mentors for Washington Elementary School 2nd & 3rd graders

having difficulties reading

Washington Elementary School

- Looking for volunteers to read with a classroom during their Reading is Fundamental (RIF) celebration, November 17th-21st and November 24th between 8 am to 11:30 am

Beatitudes Center DOAR

- Looking for volunteers to provide assistance to older or disabled adults by helping them with grocery shopping, friendly visiting, transportation to medical appointments, minor home repairs, paperwork and computer assistance

Gabriel's Angels

- Sign up to be a Pet Therapy Team with your child friendly, predictable and well mannered dog. You and your pet for one hour every week, or every other week, would deliver healing pet therapy to children in group homes who have been abused and neglected, We also need a Helping Hand volunteer to assist the Pet Therapy Team if you do not own a dog.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Phoenix


Volunteer to be a Basketball Coach at one of the Boys & Girls Clubs locations. No experience necessary. Help to build our community's kids skills and self esteem. Volunteer coaches are needed December through February for two hours per week.


Volunteer to be a Tutor at one of the Boys & Girls Clubs locations after school programs. You can improve a child's life by giving them the support they need to succeed in school. Volunteer Tutors are needed once a week for one hour.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)


The VITA program offers free tax help to low to moderate income families and individuals who cannot prepare their own tax returns. Volunteers receive FREE training by the IRS on how to prepare basic tax returns.