Group Service Projects

City of Tempe Municipal Volunteer Program

The City of Tempe is looking for school groups (junior high, high school, and college), service organizations, and corporate groups, as well as individuals, interested in one-time service projects. Please see "One-time Activities" for a current list of upcoming events and activities. 


OCTOBER Activities

Pumpkin Carving at the Escalante Center, October 15, 3-6:30p (10 volunteers)--filled

Volunteers needed to assist the youth with pumpkin carving activities. Set-up and clean-up included. 

Halloween Adventure at Escalante Center, October 24, 2-6p or 5:30-9p (40 volunteers)--filled
Volunteer duties will include setting up booths, food, games, ticket taking and clean-up.

Halloween Carnival at Kiwanis Park, October 25, 4:30p-9:30p (40 volunteers)--filled
Volunteer duties include helping at bounce houses, train ride, ticket booth, inflatable slide and stage. A full evening of Halloween fun!!


NOVEMBER Activities

Tempe Sound Exhibit Opening at the History Museum, November 14, 4:15p-8:30p (OPEN)
   The Museum will be opening its next new exhibit, "Tempe Sound". The exhibit is all about the history of music
   in Tempe and promises to be a huge opening. Volunteers will assist with crowd control, trash pick-up, door greeters 
   and set-up and tear-down. 


DECEMBER Activities

Winter Wonderland at Escalante Center, December 12, 2-4:30p or 4:30-6p (40 volunteers)--filled
Volunteers needed to assist with wintry, fun activities for youth. Set-up and clean-up included.

Swimming with Santa--OPEN
   Set-up for event, Monday, December 22, 10a-1p at the Kiwanis Recreation Center
   Event: Saturday and Sunday, December 27 & 28, 12:30p-3p OR 3p-6p at the Kiwanis Recreation Center
Volunteers on December 22 need to be capable of lifting 50 pounds. Event volunteers will assist the event coordinators at the check-in table, refreshment table, raffle prize winners and announcements, photo booth and help maintain order when the children are talking and interacting with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. 



Project such as the following can generally be scheduled anytime during the year if there is a current need. Call the listed contact person to make arrangements.

Parks and Trail Maintenance (10 to 30 volunteers) (When available)
Help pick up trash; plant trees; remove non-native plants; clean/paint parks equipment; repair, stabilize and build new trails in Tempe parks and preserve areas, as needed (no projects during June/July/August)
Contact: Bobbi Lloyd at 480-350-8352 or see environmental projects.

Library Shelf and Book Cleaning (up to 15 volunteers)
Dust and wash library shelves and books while maintaining books in proper order.
Contact: Jodie Garth at 480-350-5190.

If you are willing to make a longer-term commitment, check out the Adopt-a-Street and Adopt-a-Path programs.

Or call the City of Tempe Volunteer Office at 480-350-5190.