Volunteer Opportunity: A New Leaf

Mission:

Helping Families…Changing Lives.

Vision:

A New Leaf is a caring community that provides quality service as a catalyst for positive change and growth in the lives of the individuals and families seeking help.

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

  • Tutoring
  • Serving meals
  • Sorting clothes
  • Clerical

Geographic Regions:

Mesa and Glendale

Volunteer Requirements:

Volunteers are required to provide their own transportation. Volunteers working with children are required to have a fingerprint clearance card, which the agency does not pay for. However, if a volunteers stays with A New Leaf for at least one year, they will be reimbursed the fingerprinting clearance costs. The minimum age for volunteers is 18, but minors may volunteer if supervised by a parent or other adult. Bilingual/multilingual volunteers sometimes needed, but this is not a required skill.

Contact Information:

A New Leaf

Heidi Anderson

868 E. University Drive

Mesa, AZ 85203

480-649-3167

handerson@turnanewleaf.org

www.TurnaNewLeaf.org

 

 

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Volunteer Opportunity: Open Inn’s Alternatives Center

Mission:

To empower children, youth, and families to acheive and maintain positive self-worth.

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

  • Interns
  • Shelter Volunteers
  • Outside maintenance
  • Life skills teaching

Other opportunities may be available. Please contact Open Inn for more information.

Geographic Region:

Flagstaff

Volunteer Requirements:

Volunteers are required to have their own transportation. Volunteers must have fingerprint clearance, which the agency can pay for. Minimum age limit to volunteer inside the shelter is 21. Outside the shelter, volunteers can be all ages but youth should be supervised or able to work without supervision. Bilingual volunteers are always needed!

Contact Information:

Open Inn’s Alternatives Center

James Kennedy

823 West Clay Avenue

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

928-214-9050

http://openinn.org/

 

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Volunteer Opportunity: Catholic Charities Project HOPE

Mission:

Affirming human dignity and developing just and caring communities for vulnerable children, families at risk, and people in crisis.

Vision:

Project HOPE (Help Out of Poverty ForEver) is a new initiative from Catholic Charities to combat poverty in Central and Northern Arizona.  Project HOPE assists motivated individuals to realize their goals and to leave behind a life of uncertainty for a life of security, stability, and satisfaction.  The program consists of 4 sessions of financial literacy classes, 14 sessions of Getting Ahead classes, followed by acceptance into a Circle of Support, whose members accompany the individual as he/she develops then pursues his/her Dream Plan.

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

Project HOPE has volunteer opportunities for trainers to teach a series of financial education classes to adults, teens, and children; trainers to teach a series of 14  “Getting Ahead” classes based on Dr. Ruby Pane’s ideas ; “Circles of Support” mentors to our participants based on their individual needs; childcare volunteers; and volunteers to help prepare and cater meals  for our weekly classes. 

Geographic Region:

Flagstaff

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Volunteers must provide their own transportation.
  • Volunteers assisting with childcare and teaching classes for teens and children are required to have fingerprint clearance, which Catholic Charities will pay for.
  • Volunteers must be 18 or older.
  • Bilingual/multilingual volunteers always needed!

Contact Information:

Catholic Charities Project HOPE

Deborah McMurtrey, Volunteer Coordinator

460 N. Switzer Canyon Drive, Suite 400

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

928-774-9125, ext. 53117

dmcmurtrey@cc-az.org

 

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Volunteer Opportunity: CASS Dental Clinic

Mission:

To provide comprehensive dental care to homeless children, women, and men.

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

  • Maintain Facebook and/or Twitter accounts
  • Work in front or back office
  • Volunteer Dentists needed
  • Volunteer Hygienists needed

Geographic Region:

Facebook/Twitter volunteers can be located anywhere with internet access.  In-office volunteers serve at the clinic’s central Phoenix location.

Volunteer Requirements:

Volunteers must have their own transportation to and from the clinic. Bilingual is a plus, but not required!

Contact Information:

CASS Dental Clinic for the Homeless

Kris Volcheck, DDS

230 S. 12th Ave.

Phoenix, AZ 85003

602-256-6945, ext. 3019

kvolcheck@cass-az.org

www.cassdentalclinic.org

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Volunteer Opportunity: Save the Family

Save the Family helps children in homeless families by treating the whole family with programs to break the negative cycles of poverty, abuse, and homelessness. We strengthen the Valley’s communities by facilitating the transition of families to financial and emotional self-sufficiency.

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

Examples of some of the volunteer opportunities that may be available include:

  • After-school tutors for elementary students
  • Evening tutors for teens
  • Career center mock interviews
  • GED tutors for adults

Volunteer opportunities are continually being updated. Please refer to the following link for the most current listing of opportunities: http://www.savethefamily.org/STF_volunteer.htm.

Geographic Region Served:

Mesa

Volunteer Requirements:

Volunteers requirements vary for each opportunity. For a current listing of opportunities available and the requirements please visit http://www.savethefamily.org/STF_volunteer.htm.

Contact Information:

Save the Family

Michelle Alvis

450 W. 4th Place

Mesa, AZ 85201

480-898-0228, ext. 229

michellea@savethefamily.org

www.savethefamily.org

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Volunteer Opportunity: 2010 Tucson Homeless Street Count

The Tucson Planning Council for the Homeless is the lead group organizing the 2010 Homeless Street Count in Tucson.

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

Volunteers are needed to count homeless people outside shelter on the morning of January 28th, 2010.

Geographic Region:

Tucson Metro area

Volunteer Requirements:

Volunteers must be able to walk. Your own transportation is a plus, but not necessary as volunteers without their own car will be placed in a team that can provide transportation.Volunteers must be 18 or older and must work in teams of at least 2. Bilingual language skills are not necessary, but are a definite plus!

Contact Information:

Tucson Planning Council for the Homeless

Laurie Mazerbo, Our Family Services

3830 E. Bellevue

Tucson, AZ 85716

520-323-1708, ext. 243

info@tpch.org

www.tpch.org

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Volunteer Opportunity: Spirit of God Ministries

Spirit of God Ministries are homeless shelters, churches, and programs serving the needy.

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

Spirit of God Ministries has a homeless shelter which provides meals three times a day, and also opens their gates approximately three times per month for mass feedings.

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Volunteers are required to have their own transportation, and the city bus comes within one block.
  • Light, medium, and heavy work available.
  • Food handler card is not required, but individuals with a food handlers card are a plus!
  • Volunteers should be 18 and older. Youth looking to volunteer should contact Spirit of God Ministries to inquire about parent/guardian requirements.
  • Bilingual is not necessary, but is a plus!

Areas Served:

Spirit of God Ministries has two locations, serving those living in their homeless shelters and opening their gates three times a month to serve the hungry in the surrounding area. They are located at:

1236 S. 12th Avenue in Phoenix

817 S. 30th Avenue in Phoenix

Contact Information:

Spirit of God Ministries

Glenn Luttrell

P.O. Box 14610

Phoenix, AZ 85063

602-272-3662 or 602-316-7161 (cell)

glennluttrell@aol.com

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