Project of Pima Council on Aging

    Partner Agency Profiles

    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. 

    September 2014

    Volunteer Opportunities in 
    Green Valley/Sahuarita Area

    Friends in Deed in Need

    Have a talent of gift that you would like to share with your community?

    Become a volunteer and instantly become a member.  Membership entitles you to a vote in directing the organization towards better service to our community.  Volunteer opportunities include: Dispatch Operators; Drivers; Front Desk Monitors; Equipment Repair and Cleaning; Carpenters, Maintenance, Handy-Persons; Computer Networking Specialist.

    Contact Madeline at 520-625-2250 ext. 103


    Valor HospiceCare invites you to experience the satisfaction of making a difference in the lives of others as you provide emotional support, companionship and general assistance to those nearing the end of their lives. Or, use your listening and writing skills to create Memory Journals for the families of those nearing the end of their lives.  

    Contact: Pam King  (520) 615-3996, or email:


     CPAC - Community Performance & Art Center needs your love of the arts and your basic computer skills as an office volunteers: once a week for 3 hours in am or pm to answering phones, stapling programs, sell tickets via internet ticketing. 

    Contact Amanda Urbaniak at 399-1750 



    Tumacácori National Historical Park offers many opportunities to enjoy the park and volunteer: leading tours as a docent, Visitor Center operations, staff an interpretive station where you can pick a subject to share with the visitors.  If you enjoy gardening, volunteer in our beautiful historic garden or orchard.  Our resources management team could use your specialized talents. 

    Contact Anita Badertscher if interested. 520-377-5063 or


    Alzheimer's Association needs enthusiastic and compassionate volunteers in supporting families living with memory loss.  Serve as a Caregiver Support Group Facilitator to lead 90-minute monthly or bi-monthly meetings for dementia family caregivers on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. Or, volunteer to support the annual Green Valley Community Walk to End Alzheimer's on September 11th from 12:00 - 2:00PM at Prestige Care, Inc., 1175 S. Abrego Drive, Green Valley.

    Contact Morgen Hartford, Program Manager at 520-322-6601 or at"


     Green Valley Council needs your website expertise to help update their current website on Word Press.

    Contact Sandi Richey at 648-1936,


    Tubac Center of the Arts could use your skills this year as a gallery host or in gift shop sales.  

    Contact Kate McCormick, 520-398-2371,


     Mission San Xavier welcomes prospective docents to an open house on Sat/Nov. 8th to visit and discuss the job.


    Youth and Adult Opportunity

    U of A Cooperative Extension invites youth and adults to a Gardening Work Day on the Tues/Sept. 9th from 7AM to 10AM to clean up an area for an orchard: raking cutting, hoeing, move blocks and weeding.


    Friends of Madera Canyon need your interest in the great outdoors as a Docent, at the booth at the entrance, and to keep the area clean.


    Child/Parent Centers will work with your schedule to volunteer.  Consider starting with a special, one-day project on Wed/Oct. 22nd, Days of Caring through United Way, to join the students in the English class in a conversation, take pictures, and eat cookies.  

    Contact Dee Durazo, 882-010 ext. 77319.


    Whipple Observatory appreciates star-gazers as tour guides from mid-March through the end of November on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday. 

    Contact Linda J. Jorn, 520 879-4401


    Youth Opportunity 

    Casa Community Center offers a community service Youth Opportunity on any Saturday in Sept/Oct: cleaning the dining room chairs (take outside, hose off, scrub, rinse, dry, return).  Call to set up best time and date.

    Contact Ellen March, Director, Community Center, La Posada at Park Centre, Inc., (520) 393-6840


    San Miguel High School invites the community to come and find out what makes our school so extraordinary.  We are still working to recruit volunteers and this is a great opportunity for those interested to get an idea of who our students are and what our volunteer needs are.

    Contact Crystal Grijalva, 294-6403 ext.1311


      Heartland Hospice: If you are interested and love talking with people we have the perfect volunteer job for you.  Our Green Valley Office located at 75 W. Calle de Los Tiendas.  The tasks are answering phones, greeting people, work on mailings and newsletters, contacting the nurses and caregivers regarding their messages.  Schedule is flexible Monday through Friday.

    Call Genie at 625-4383.


    Tucson Museum of Art invites you to an Informational Coffee for Prospective Docents, Wednesday, September 17 @10:00am in the Museum Lobby, 140 N. Main Avenue in Downtown Tucson. 

    RSVP by September 15: (520) 624-2333 ext.121 -or-


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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

    Fourth Annual 

    Volunteer Coordinators’ 

    Fall Luncheon

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    11:30 am to 1:45 pm

    Reservations needed by September 19, 2014

    ( to RSVP)


     Patrick McWhortor, President/CEO

    Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits

    The New Volunteer: Tips and Trends for Your Volunteer Program

    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

    United Way of Southern Arizona

    Wednesday, October 22

    Saturday, October 25


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