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Volunteer Opportunity: A New Leaf


Helping Families…Changing Lives.


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






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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:


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



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Group Volunteer Opportunity: Association of Arizona Food Banks


To deliver food and quality services to food banks and to foster relationships in support of our commitment to eliminate hunger.


A hunger-free Arizona.

Volunteer Opportunity Available

Cannery Volunteers

Bring your group of 10 – 40 willing volunteers for hands-on fun and a great service to families in need! You can repackage pasta, beans, and other dry foods from bulk bins into family size packages for food bank distribution. You may soon be known as the Bean Baggers or Pasta Packers!

Spots are available for groups on weekdays or Saturday – daytime – for just two hours. AAFB accepts both regulary-scheduled and occasional volunteer groups.  The Mesa Cannery has offered its facility for the benefit of food banks. The most important ingredient in the process is YOU!


Mesa Cannery

235 S El Dorado Circle

(Loop 101 and Broadway)

Mesa, AZ


Kathy or Bob McNelly

480-839-4694 -or- 480-695-3552

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