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.
Other projects can be scheduled to meet the needs of the group and the City, as listed below:
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.
Graffiti Removal (up to 25-30 volunteers) (When available)
Paint out and cover up graffiti on Tempe public buildings and structures. Paint and supplies provided. Volunteers must be high school age and above.
Contact: Shawn Thomson at 480-350-8531.
Library Shelf and Book Cleaning (up to 15 volunteers)
Dust and wash library shelves and books while maintaining books in proper order.
Contact: Mary Anna Bastin 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.
For opportunites with other agencies in and around Tempe, click:
Opportunities with other agencies