"Volunteer opportunities through the city of Phoenix"



    “Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona (HFHCAZ), an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, is an independent, locally run, nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization. Habitat helps families of low and moderate incomes become homeowners by building and partnering in the creation of affordable housing.” http://www.habitatcaz.org/index.php

    (602) 268-9022


    ·        Must be 16 to volunteer on construction sites

    ·        May be 15 to volunteer in Habitat Restores

    ·        Must attend an orientation session

    ·        Individual and group volunteer opportunities




    “HandsOn Greater Phoenix is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization that empowers people to become engaged, take action and create  positive change in their communities.”




    ·        Must attend an orientation session

    ·        Must have parent waiver signed if under 18

    ·        Register to search projects and have projects sent to your email address

    ·        Choose area of interest

    ·        Individual and group volunteer opportunities




     Maricopa County Animal Care & Control (MCACC)





    “MCACC is the nation’s second largest shelter. Sadly, we take in over 150 homeless animals every day! Volunteers provide care for our homeless animals from walking dogs to matching a family with their new kitten. It's easy to become a volunteer...”




    ·        Must attend new volunteer orientation

    ·        Attend volunteer basic training class

    ·        Participate in a buddy day at the shelter

    ·        Must be at least 15 years old







    “VolunteerMatch strengthens communities by making it easier for good people and good causes to connect.”




    ·        Search for volunteer opportunities by zip code and keywords








    ·        Click volunteer opportunities

    ·        Search by keyword, area of focus, city, state or zip code





    “Valley of the Sun United Way is working to advance the common good by focusing on education, income and health. These are the building blocks for a good life: a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement and good health. Our goal is to create long-lasting and measurable changes that improve the quality of life for struggling individuals, families and children throughout Maricopa County. Our vision is to build a caring community where all children and youth succeed, families are self-sufficient, neighborhoods are vital and safe and all people enjoy maximum health and independence.”





    ·        Register to see current volunteer opportunities





     Phoenix Volunteers .



    “Whether you are volunteering individually or with a group, Phoenix Volunteers can help you to donate a couple hours of your time to local charities.   We offer a variety of events and organizations to choose from and make it simple for people to sign up to help.”




    ·        Click on Volunteer Opportunities

    ·        Opportunities for all ages






    “The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.”


    (602) 230-1200 or 1-800-289-I WIN (4946)


    ·        Event Volunteers

    ·        Class A Volunteers – must complete online training courses