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Volunteer Opportunity: New Horizons Independent Living Center

Mission:

To provide services and advocacy which empower and enable people with disabilities to self-determine the goals and activities of their lives in home, family, community, and workplace.

Vision:

New Horizons Independent Living Center’s vision is to self-empower people with disabilities to fully participate in all aspects of society.

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

  • Board of Directors member
  • Develop or organize events for fund raising
  • Coordinate volunteer services
  • Office help
  • Yard maintenance
  • Handyman services
  • Coordinate the medical equipment program
  • Act as an ambassador in the community

Geographic Region:

Prescott Valley

Volunteer Requirements:

Volunteers are required to provide their own transportation and must be at least 18 years old. Bilingual volunteers are sometimes needed.

Contact Information:

New Horizons Independent Living Center

8085 E. Manley Dr.

Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

928-772-1266

www.newhorizonsilc.org

Deborah Henderson

dhenderson@newhorizonsilc.org

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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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Volunteer Opportunity: About Care

Mission

Delivering caring, compassionate support services using trained volunteers with special concern for the elderly and physically challenged homebound residents of Chandler and Gilbert.

Vision

To allow our clients to remain in their homes, live with respect and dignity while encouraging independence.

Volunteer Opportunities Available

About Care’s volunteers offer the following services:

  • transportation (medical and social)
  • shopping and errands
  • respite
  • friendly visits
  • reassurance phone calls
  • minor home repairs
  • business help

Volunteer Requirements

Volunteers must be 18 years or older, have complete car insurance, and complete an application process. Volunteers will be trained by About Care, and mileage reimbursement is available. Bilingual and multilingual volunteers are needed, and fingerprint clearance is a plus but not required at this time.

Contact Information

Contact Ann Marie McArthur at information@aboutcare.org or 480-895-3562.

About Care

P.O. Box 3278  

Chandler, AZ 85224

http://www.aboutcare.org

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