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.
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!!
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.
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.
YEAR-ROUND ON-GOING GROUP PROJECTS
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.