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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: St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance

Mission:

To Promote the elimination of hunger through the gathering and distribution of food while encouraging self-sufficiency through education and advocacy.

Vision:

A hunger free Arizona.

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

  • Pack, sort, and re-pack food boxes, bulk food, or food from food drives. Volunteers work on assembly line.
  • Help with client services, client intake, loading client boxes and filling client orders.
  • Administrative duties such as filing, data entry, opening mail, and answering phones.

Geographic Regions Served:

Phoenix, Glendale, Surprise, Flagstaff

Volunteer Requirements:

Volunteers are required to have their own transportation to and from the site. Food handlers cards are only required for Kids Cafe volunteers (please contact agency for information on this opportunity). Volunteers age 12 and older are welcome. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, but minors 16 and older can be unaccompanied if volunteering for school. There is no maximum age; SMFBA’s oldest volunteer is 96! Bilingual is always a plus, but never a requirement.

Contact Information:

St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance

2831 N. 31st Avenue

Phoenix, AZ 85009

Irma Leyendecker, Director of Volunteer Services

602-242-3663

volunteerservices@firstfoodbank.org

www.firstfoodbank.org

Physical Requirements:

Warehouse positions require the ability to stand, lift at least 25 pounds at one time, bend, twist, and use hands and arms for work. Light duty and office positions are available for volunteers who do not meet warehouse requirements.

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Volunteer Opportunity: Maggie’s Place

Mission:

Maggie’s Place is a community that provides houses of hospitality for expectant women who wish to achieve their goals in a dignified atmosphere. Following Catholic social teaching, we recognize that we are responsible to and for one another. We challenge each other to strive toward personal growth, to welcome the gift of every person that enters our door, and to promote positive social change. In this way, we celebrate and provide for the next generation.

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

Maggie’s Place is always on the look-out for volunteers to assist with sorting donations, cleaning and organizing, performing minor home repairs, preparing a meal, babysitting, and providing house coverage (answering phones, etc.). In addition, Maggie’s Place accepts one-time and special project volunteers for activities such as hosting a baby shower, yard work, painting, etc. Please contact the house you’re interested in volunteering at for more information.

Volunteer Requirements:

Requirements vary depending on the volunteer’s interests. Please visit the Maggie’s Place website for details.

Contact Information:

Maggie’s Place

P.O. Box 1102

Phoenix, AZ 85001

http://www.maggiesplace.org

Please call Emily at 602-257-4648 for the Magdalene House (Phoenix)

Please call Kristin at 480-491-0446 for the Elizabeth house (Tempe)

Please call Maria at 623-842-1000 for the Michael House (Glendale)

 Thank you so much for your interest!

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