One-Time Activities

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Tempe Municipal Government Volunteer Program

Looking to volunteer, but don't have the time to make a permanent commitment? Listed below are one-day volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups with the City of Tempe. All volunteers must register with the Volunteer Coordinator at 480-350-5190 before participating.

Check back from time to time as activities may be added, reopen or close. You can also request to be placed on the wait list for "filled" activities.

CALENDAR OF ONE-TIME ACTIVITIES

 

FEBRUARY 2015

Tie Dye at Escalante Center, Thursday, February 5, 3p-6:30p (8 volunteers needed)--Filled  
   Volunteers will help with this fun craft activity. Crafts, food, set-up and tear-down.

Bingo Night, Friday, February 6, 5:30p-9:30p (1 volunteer needed)--FILLED
   Volunteer needed to hELp run Bingo at the fun night for teens and adults with special needs.

Library Shelf Maintenance, Tuesday, February 10, 4p-8p (10 volunteers needed)--OPEN 
   
Volunteers help straighten, clean and maintain order of the Library shelves.

Sweethearts Dance at Escalante Center, Friday, Feb 13, 4p-8:30p (30 vol. needed)--Filled, thanks THS  
   Volunteers will help with crafts, food, set-up and tear-down of this fun holiday activity.

Fabulous Friday Dance at Vihel Activity Bldg, Friday, Feb 13, 5:30p-9:30p (4 volunteers needed)--filled
   
Volunteers are needed to help set set-up, collect door fees, serve refreshments and interact with special needs teens
   and adults at their monthly dance that's just for them! This month is Valentine themed.

Free Arts Friday at Vihel Activity Bldg, Friday, Feb 20, 9a-noon (10 volunteers)--OPEN
   ​Volunteers assist the children with their crafts and activities. Theme for the day is Mardi Gras. Volunteers have as
   much fun as the children!

Winter Spelling Bee at Escalante Center, Thursday, Feb 26, 3p-5:30p (4 volunteers needed)--filled 
   Assist staff at the Spelling Bee with the youth of the community. It's fun to see the young people excel.

Play Day at Kiwanis Park, Saturday, February 28, 9:30a-2:30p--FILLED (Thank you THS and EVBSC)
   Volunteers will assist leaders and participants with a variety of structured and unstructured games and events,
   including youth sports activities, dance & movement activities, kayaking, inflatables, etc. It's a great day and 
   many activities to participate in.

​MARCH 2015

Library Shelf Maintenance, Tuesday, March 3, 4p-8p (10 volunteers needed)--OPEN
   Volunteers help straighten, clean and maintain order of the Library shelves.

Desert Sprints Regatta, March 7 at Tempe Town Lake,  (20 volunteers)--OPEN
   
Volunteers will assist with set-up, t-shirts sales, parking, clean-up and general duties related to a Regatta. This is
   a fun, colorful event on Tempe Town Lake. Being a volunteer will allow you close-up viewing of the boats and first
   hand experience with a Regatta; not an opportunity that comes around very often in the Valley of the Sun. Don't miss
   your chance!

Fabulous Friday Social Dance, Friday, March 13, 5:30p-9:30p (3 volunteers needed) --OPEN
   Volunteers are needed to help with set-up, collect door fees, serve refreshments and interact with special needs 
   teens and adults at their monthly dance that's just for them!  This month's theme is St. Patrick's Day.

St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Escalante Center, Tuesday, March 17, 3p-6p (8 vol. needed)--OPEN
   Get you lucky on and help at the fun St. Patrick's Day celebration with food, crafts and shamrocks.

Free Arts Friday at Vihel Activity Bldg, Friday, March 20, 9a-noon (10 volunteers)--OPEN
   ​Volunteers assist the children with their crafts and activities. Theme for the day is 'Meet the Masters'. Volunteers have
   as much fun as the children!

Library Shelf Maintenance, Saturday, March 21, 9a-noon (15 volunteers needed)--OPEN
   Volunteers help straighten, clean and maintain order of the Library shelves.

 

APRIL 2015

Karaoke & Game Night, Friday, April 3, 5:30p-9:30p (2 volunteers needed)--OPEN
    Volunteers needed to help run karaoke and Wii games at this fun night for teens and adults with special needs.

Egg Hunt at Escalante, Saturday, April 4, 8a-12:30p (30 volunteers needed)--Filled, Thank You EVBSC 
   Escalante's annual neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt needs your help. Do you like to hide Easter Eggs and help young 
   ones find them?  Then this is your volunteer assignment.

Family Bingo Night, Escalante Center, Thursday, April 9, 3p-5:30p (4 volunteers needed)--OPEN 
   Help call Bingo, assist the young ones in the group and generally just have a good time along with the Bingo crowd.

Fabulous Friday Dance at Vihel Activity Bldg, Friday, April 10, 5:30p-9:30p (3 volunteers needed)--OPEN
  Volunteers are needed to help with set-up, collect door fees, serve refreshments and interact with special needs 
  teens and adults at their monthly dance that's just for them!

Library Shelf Maintenance, Saturday, April 11, 9a-noon (10 volunteers needed)--OPEN 
   
Volunteers help straighten, clean and maintain order of the Library shelves.

Free Arts Friday at Vihel Activity Bldg, Friday, April 17, 9a-noon (10 volunteers)--OPEN
   ​Volunteers assist the children with their crafts and activities. Theme for the day is Dinosaurs. Volunteers have as
   much fun as the children!

Library Shelf Maintenance, Saturday, April 25, 9a-noon (15 volunteers needed)--OPEN
   
Volunteers help straighten, clean and maintain order of the Library shelves.


MAY 2015

Bingo Night, Friday, May 1, 5:30p-9:30p (1 volunteer needed)--OPEN 
   
Volunteers needed to help run Bingo at this fun night for teens and adults with special needs.

Library Shelf Maintenance, Thursday, May 7, 4p-8p (10 volunteers needed)--OPEN
   Volunteers help straighten, clean and maintain order of the Library shelves.

Mother's Day Luncheon, Friday, May 8, 10:30a-1:00p at the Cahill Senior Center--OPEN
Volunteers are needed to provide manicures (filing and polish) to the ladies attending the Luncheon. No professional experience needed!

Free Arts Friday at Vihel Activity Bldg, Friday, May 15, 9a-noon (10 volunteers)--OPEN
   ​Volunteers assist the children with their crafts and activities. Theme for the day is 'Out of this World'. Volunteers have
   as much fun as the children!

Fabulous Friday Social Dance at Vihel Activity Building, Friday, May 8, 5:30p-9:30p--OPEN
   
Volunteers needed to help set-up, collect door fees, serve refreshments and interact with special needs teens and 
   adults at their monthly dance that's just for them!

JUNE 2015

JULY 2015

Puttin On the Kids, Escalante Center, Thursday, July 23, 2p-6p: set up, 5:30p-8:30p: event--OPEN

Back to School, Escalante Center, Tuesday, July 28, 4p-7p  (20 volunteers needed)--OPEN

AUGUST 2015

SEPTEMBER 2015

OCTOBER 2015

NOVEMBER 2015

DECEMBER 2015

Family Fun Factory at Vihel Activity Bldg, Friday, December 4, 6p-9p (30 volunteers)--OPEN
   
​Volunteers assist the children and their families with their crafts and activities. Theme for the day is holiday.
   Volunteers have as much fun as the children!


 

Thanks for your help!!

 

For more information, an application or to schedule an interview, call the city’s volunteer office at      480-350-5190.

 

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