Nonprofit Organizations / Volunteer Opportunities
American Healing Arts Foundation
Read a profile of American Healing Arts Foundation, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
They "provide leadership to eliminate Alzheimers disease through the advancement of research, while enhancing care and support services for individuals and their families."
American Birding Association
Has a variety of projects in which people can become involved to protect birds in our environment.
Arizona Consortium for the Arts
Read a profile of Arizona Consortium for the Arts, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
American Heart Association
The Desert Mountain Affiliate covers Arizona to help people fight heart disease and stroke.
American Liver Foundation
Dedicated to educating the public about liver disease and helping those affected by liver disease.
American Red Cross
Includes disaster services and family emergency services.
Read a profile of BEAN Phoenix, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
Arizona Braille and Talking Book Library
Two hours once a week could make you a member of a three person team needed to record a book.
Arizona Center for Germanic Cultures
Promotes cultural and educational and social events in Arizona which recognize the historical and current influence and relationships Arizona has with peoples of Germanic heritage.
Central Arizona Better Business Bureau
Use the Better Business Bureau (BBB) in Central Arizona to check on local vendors, and to find out how to file a complaint against a local company.
Christmas Angel Tree
Find a Christmas Salvation Army Christmas Angel tree at one of our local malls after Thanksgiving. This program allows people to buy holiday gifts for needy children.
Arizona Green Chamber of Commerce
Arizona Green Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the voice and influence of businesses united to promote a more sustainable, environmentally sound economy and green public policy.
Arizona Humane Society
The Arizona Humane Society is a non-profit animal welfare organization.
Community Information and Referral
Read a profile of Community Information and Referral, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
Arizona Opera Orchestra Musicians Association
Read a profile of Arizona Opera Orchestra Musicians Association (AZOOMA), a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
Dysart Community Center
Read a profile of Dysart Community Center, a nonprofit organization in El Mirage, Arizona.
ecademie High School
Read a profile of ecademie High School, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
Community Information and Referral Tour
You can take a behind-the-scenes tour of Community Information and Referral. Community Information and Referral is a nonprofit organization located in central Phoenix.
Arizona Pro Arte Ensemble
A flexible ensemble model for innovation in the performance of classical music in Arizona through the presentation of expert-level collaborative performances.
Arizona Pro Arte Ensemble
Arizona Pro Arte (APA) is a flexible ensemble model for innovation in the performance of classical music in Arizona through the presentation of expert-level collaborative performances.
Friends of the Phoenix Public Library
Read a profile of Friends of the Phoenix Public Library, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
Goodwill of Central Arizona
Read a profile of Goodwill of Central Arizona, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
Arizona Self Help
Arizona Self Help is a free and easy way for you to prescreen for programs that are available in AZ to help you and your family.
Mingus Manor Animal Sanctuary
Read a profile of Mingus Manor Animal Sanctuary, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
Read a profile of HelpMyResume.org, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
Association of Arizona Food Banks
Provides emergency food to the growing number of Arizona's hungry citizens. Icludes food banks in Central Phoenix, North Phoenix, Mesa and Surprise (northwest).
Read a profile of Bazaar Experience, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Read a profile of the Muscular Dystrophy Association in Phoenix, Arizona.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
Read a profile of National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona
There are different programs, but the most utilized is the one where an adult 'big' is matched with a young 'little' that needs another adult influence in their lives.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix
Inspires and enables youth in our community, especially those faced with difficult and challenging circumstances, to realize their individual potential while learning responsible citizenship.
Boys and Girls Club of the East Valley
After-school and summer activities in the areas of recreation, education, peer leadership, substance abuse prevention, physical fitness and performing arts.
Oasis Adoption Services
Read a profile of Oasis Adoption Services, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
Central Community Theatre
Read a profile of Central Community Theatre, a nonprofit Organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
Read a profile of Ryan House, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
Volunteers help with membership campaigns, assist with the KAET Polls and conduct studio tours.
Child Crisis Center East Valley, Inc.
Provides temporary shelter in a nurturing environment for children whose well-being is in jeopardy.
Scottsdale Musical Arts
Read a profile of Scottsdale Musical Arts, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
Children's Action Alliance
A non-profit, nonpartisan research, policy and advocacy organization dedicated to promoting the well-being of all of Arizona's children and families.
Phoenix Guide Dog Raisers
Read a profile of Phoenix Guide Dog Raisers, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
St. Joseph the Worker
St. Joseph the Worker is a nonprofit organization doing business in the Greater Phoenix area.
City of Scottsdale
Scottsdale has a list of volunteer opportunites for different time availabilities, ages, interests, and locations.
Desert Botanical Garden
The Garden’s Docents provide tours, demonstrations, and more. After graduating from training, Docents commit to work one day per week during October through mid-May.
Valley Permaculture Alliance
Read a profile of Valley Permaculture Alliance, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
Sun Sounds of Arizona
Read a profile of Sun Sounds of Arizona, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.
Foundation for Blind Children
The school, switchboard, media center and technology center can use your help.
Free Arts of Arizona
Free Arts of Arizona is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to spark the creative spirit of abused, homeless and at-risk children and their families. This organization needs supplies as well as people to volunteer, and they need not be artists.
Gilbert Citizens' Police Academy Alumni Association
Volunteers support and assist the Gilbert Police Department at crime prevention fairs, Crisis Support Team, Citizens on Patrol and in the internal police departments.
Volunteer on Thanksgiving and Christmas
Find out where to volunteer on Thanksgiving and at Christmas in the Phoenix area.
WHEAT - World Hunger Education, Advocacy & Training
Read a profile of WHEAT, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona. WHEAT is an acronym for World Hunger Education, Advocacy & Training.
HomeBase Youth Services
Outreach and transitional living to homeless and runaway youth, with a safe environment to learn essential life skills that will lead to healthy, independent living. The ultimate goal is to end homelessness among youth.
Jane Austen Society of North America
Dedicated to the enjoyment and appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing.
Lura Turner Homes, Inc.
Four locations in the Central Phoenix area. Residential facilities for the developmentally disabled.
M.U.S.I.C. Foundation of Arizona
Educating kids through music, providing lessons and instruments, providing the career and music clinics.
Make A Difference
Make a Difference is a non-profit organization that creates positive change in Greater Phoenix by mobilizing volunteers, developing future leaders, and initiating dialogue regarding vital community issues.
Fulfills the wishes of children of Central and Southern Arizona under the age of 18 with life threatening illnesses.
Maricopa County Animal Control
Has various projects where people can become involved, including a foster program.
"Our purpose is to support the needs of children with cancer and their families who are seeking alternative methods of healing. These methods include any and all natural medicines and treatments, provided through a variety of facilities."
Nonprofit Charitable Organizations
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Nonviolent Communication Arizona
The model for nonviolent communication is a four step process designed to allow communication based in observation, feelings and needs, rather than evaluation, criticism, judgment or blame. They accept donations and assist with local programs.
Organization for Nonprofit Executives - ONE
Offers peer support, education, practical information, networking, recognition and professional growth opportunities.
St. Vincent de Paul
Operates thirteen special programs designed to lift those in need. Provides food, clothing and shelter for the homeless.
Through Each Others Eyes
Promotes international understanding via the medium of photography. TEOE has sponsored more than 19 international photographic exchanges in the last 15 years.
Tumbleweed Center For Youth Development
Tumbleweed serves homeless, runaway, and at risk youth in Phoenix, Arizona. They provide shelter, counseling, outreach, job development, and more to youths ages nine up to age twenty-two.
Villa de Paz Recreation Association
Operates a 24/7 salt water pool in the recreational facility in the west valley. Open to the public for memberships.
Volunteer in Phoenix - Find Volunteer Positions in Phoenix
If you are looking for a job, or even if you aren't, volunteering can help your resume while you assist some worthwhile causes in the Phoenix area.
Volunteering For Young Kids
Here are some ideas for volunteer activities in the Phoenix area for younger children.
Volunteers for Outdoor Arizona
Organizes outdoor volunteer work projects in cooperation with public and private agencies designed to preserve, protect, and maintain our state's valuable natural resources.