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Arizona Housing Inc. is currently looking for a skilled volunteer to help with developing a database and dashboard for the organization. The skilled volunteer has to be familiar with macros, formulas, and pivot tables. Arizona Housing Inc. is interested in using a secure FTP, and currently utilizes both Yardi and Quickbooks.
AZCEND is currently looking for a skilled volunteer to help with revamping and designing their website.
The Human Services Campus downtown is in need of Community Health Workers who would be able to do short shifts conducting the COVID-19 assessment and take temperatures of clients. This need is open every day each week, and can be any timeframe between 7 am and 6 pm.
Teachers and resource staff. Healthcare Workers. Essential Workers. Child Care Providers. Take a moment to show your support of essential personnel in our community who work closely with Valley of the Sun United Way. Write a personal note to remind these dedicated staff members how valued and appreciated they are and how they’re making a difference in our local communities and neighborhoods.
Our local and community nonprofits are in need of masks, and you can help by making masks at home! With basic materials that you can find at home, you can help make and donate to multiple nonprofits around the valley.
Free Arts Mentors use affirmation cards as tools to reinforce the progress that children have made during their time together; they serve as a basis for reflection and promote positive thinking. These cards allow youth to focus on their strengths rather than their weaknesses.
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Help Free Arts keep supplies ready by creating collage image “grab bags” for mentor groups (this helps mentor groups save time sorting through magazines and helps us eliminate images that may not be appropriate for youth).
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With school closed, we are encouraging volunteers to read books for 1st- 3rd grade students via Zoom. We send these tailored read-aloud videos to education partners so they can share with students who may not have books at home to read. You can volunteer from anywhere with an Internet connection; office/work place, home, smart phone, laptop, PC, etc.
Shower students with encouragement cards - part of Valley of the Sun United Way’s WeekEnd Hunger Backpack program.
St. Mary's needs volunteers to assist in sorting food and other needs for the foodbank at that time. Various shifts are available.
Volunteer opportunities are available Monday through Friday, as well as some evenings and Saturdays at their Volunteer Center in Mesa. Various shifts are available.
AZCEND continues to need volunteer to assist in the Food Bank, to deliver Meals on Wheels through their Home Delivered Meal Program, and to prepare and drop off I-HELP meals. Various shifts are available and they are open Monday-Friday.
Southwest Human Development has installed more than 200 Little Free Libraries throughout Arizona. Volunteers are needed to help us check on the book stations in your neighborhood. With just a few small steps, you can make a big difference.
Work with the Tiger Mountain Foundation to maintain their community gardens. Each Friday they meet at the Garden of Tomorrow and do some light weeding, harvesting and planting.
A New Leaf continues to need volunteers to assist in providing and delivering food and masks to their multiple locations. Volunteers are able to deliver to A New Leaf locations listed below, and can reach out directly to Bridget with any questions
The Human Services Campus downtown is hoping to find hospitality-minded people who could provide information at a check-in desk, or monitor a line of people waiting for showers.