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. 

JULY Activities

Puttin On the Kids Carnival at Escalante Center, July 24, 3-5:30p or 5:30-8:30p (40 volunteers)--OPEN
Volunteers needed to assist with setting up games, carnival activities and cleaning up at the end of the evening. 

Back to School Celebration at Escalante Center, July 29, 2-4:30p or 4-6:30p (30 volunteers)--OPEN
Volunteers are needed to help set up booths, serve ice cream and assist with a raffle. Event is for school-aged children and their parents.


OCTOBER Activities

Tardeada at Tempe Public Library, October 5, shifts vary-noon to 8p (40 volunteers)--OPEN
Volunteers needed to assist with arts and crafts booths, inflatables, informational booths and clean-up.

Pumpkin Carving at the Escalante Center, October 15, 3-6:30p (10 volunteers)--OPEN
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)--OPEN
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)--OPEN
Volunteer duties include helping at bounce houses, train ride, ticket booth, inflatable slide and stage. A full evening of Halloween fun!!


DECEMBER Activities

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



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.