Connecting volunteers 
with local agencies 
to meet critical needs 
in Southern Arizona


We are an all-volunteer organization 

that links prospective volunteers 

with over 80 agencies in our community. 


October 2014

Volunteer Opportunities in 
Green Valley/Sahuarita Area


Friends of the Green Valley Library needs you for:
1. Project help for a bus trip sponsored by the Friends to the Tucson Festival of Books on March 14, 2015, a Saturday. Tasks might include: working with the bus charter company to schedule/coordinate the trip; helping to market the trip; processing trip reservations/payment; and serving as project supervisor under the leadership of the Friends marketing group. 

2. Marketing/membership/publicity. Committee needs people with experience/interest in maintaining/increasing membership in the organization. Tasks might include: helping plan/implement annual membership drive; devising/implementing member benefit programs; and marketing work of the Friends to promote membership and donations. Since this is ongoing, we encourage volunteers to become members of the Marketing Committee.


Valley Assistance Services seeks people to assist in their “Fall Prevention” program, helping to identify and eliminate features that may contribute to falling. They also need a grant writer who has grant research ability and can help secure local, regional, and national grants. 




Final Exit Network needs a videographer to film speakers and computer assistance for posting the videos online. Our Leadership Team will help and provide resources. We value teamwork. 



Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program of Pima County is looking for people with a desire to improve the lives of children in the child welfare/foster care system. Volunteers serve as the “eyes and ears” of the Judge; offer the wisdom and insight of the community as they advocate for the best interest of the child; and work to ensure each child is in a safe home and receives appropriate services. Volunteers must be over 21.
 



Paws Patrol is in need of a treasurer to handle monthly financial transactions. If you have experience, particularly with a nonprofit, please consider this opportunity. 
Also needed is someone to answer phones a few hours a day, 3—4 days a week. Schedule flexible. 


Valor HospiceCare Journaling Project—are you a person with ideas and writing skills? Do you enjoy people and making a difference? Join our planning committee to evaluate & make enhancements to our current Journaling Project that focuses on creating memories journals for our patients. 



Casa Community Services needs your expertise as a volunteer TEACHER for the AARP Safe Drivers Class. They also need help with the lunch program at the Casa Community Center. 




Sahuarita High School Mathematics --Make a difference in the life of a student. Become a tutor for fundamental algebra (fractions) and geometry. Time commitment is 1—2 hours each week or every other week during the school day.  



The Rose Society of Green Valley is looking for youth volunteers and adults to help dead-heading roses prior to their Annual Rose Show on November 2nd at the Green Valley Recreation East Center. In addition, they will need help the entire month of January to dead-head all of the roses prior to the new season.






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Green Valley-Sahuarita 
Volunteer Clearinghouse
301 W. Camino Casa Verde
Green Valley, Arizona
520-625-1150 x 108
 
Office located at Friends in Deed
 


Volunteer Coordinators’ 

Workshop


Friday, November 7, 2014

1 pm to 3 pm

Joyner Green Valley Library


Program

Creating Compelling Position Descriptions

This will be an interactive workshop.

You will walk out with at least 

one new volunteer position 

you might not have thought of before.

Presented by Sally Clifford

Program Director of Experience Matters

Sally has more than 10 years of experience serving Arizona’s nonprofit community, most recently as executive vice president of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits. Prior to that, she served as director of Just Grants Arizona and spent 17 years with American Express in a wide variety of positions. Her passion is serving nonprofits in building their capacity to deliver on their mission.

An active community volunteer, Sally served 8 years as president of a local children’s theater board of directors and was named “Volunteer of the Year” by Business Volunteers for the Arts in Phoenix in 1990. She is also involved in the Girl Scouts, serving as a Troop Leader for the past 10 years.

Please RSVP by sending an email to gvsvc@pcoa.org 
with your name, title and agency. 

 We look forward to a good group, workshops and discussion on 11/7!


Pima Council on Aging invites you to join our 
Healthy Living Team!


Volunteers in Green Valley Needed. . .

Your time and talents are needed to help with three health promotion programs that accommodate a variety of skills and time commitments.

We are actively recruiting volunteers to be trained as leaders/coaches for:


  • A Mater of Balance (Fall Prevention Program)

  • Healthy Living:  Managing Ongoing Health Conditions (CDSMP)

  • Healthy Living with Diabetes (Diabetes Self-Management Program)

What qualifications do you need?

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Interest & ability to work with small groups (15–20)of older adults

  • Flexibility

  • Ability to present factual information                                         

  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the respective program

  • Ability to participate in leader training


As a PCOA healthy living volunteer, you will:

  • Receive specialized training and easy-to use instructional materials

  • Learn new skills and gain valuable experience in program delivery

  • Make a tremendous difference in the lives or people you serve with a proven, effective program

     

For more information contact: 
Jennie Cunningham at 520-305-3410 (direct line) or
jcunningham@pcoa.org.




United Way of Southern Arizona



Wednesday, October 22

Saturday, October 25

520.300.5777




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