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We are looking for volunteers to help out with entrance and wine glass sales during the three day festival. The shifts are 9:30 to 1:30pm or 1 to 5pm. We will  need volunteers for March 1, 2 & 3.

You may bring brochures and promotional items to support your business and will receive free entry to the event a wine glass with six tasting tickets.

Please call 480-488-3381 or email or if you are interested in any of these events.

Looking for meaningful ways to spend your time? Come join your friends at the Cave Creek Museum! Opportunities abound! We always welcome your smiling face and helping hands.

Volunteer positions are available in guest services and docent duties; assisting with newsletter assembly and bulk mailing; joining the Stamp Mill Dream Team; and hospitality. There are also new activities for middle and high school students in our Junior Docent Program.

For more information, please call the Cave Creek Museum at (480) 488-2764 or visit our web site at

We are thrilled to offer open orientations throughout the month of December to those who’d like to join our Tierra Madre volunteer family.

Open orientations include a tour of the ranch, a rundown of daily tasks and chores volunteers typically do throughout their shifts, and a brief horsemanship safety course during which you will get up close and personal with the gentlest of our herd!

These orientations will be taking place every Sunday in December: the 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th. Each Sunday, we’ll have an orientation at 8am and one at 10am.

No application or sign up is required to attend an open orientation. (There will be a waiver for you to sign upon arrival to the ranch, plus a small packet given to you for your review if you decide to become a volunteer, which we hope you do.)

All ages are welcome! Those aged 17 and under must have their parent or legal guardian sign a waiver on his or her behalf.

Stick around afterward to talk with our crew or hang out with a horse that spoke to you.

We can’t wait to meet you!

YMCA, Desert Foothills YMCAVOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY – Ironman 140.6 Tempe Town Lake.
Desert Foothills YMCA Togetherhood volunteers will be helping with the Run Special Needs Station at Tempe Town Lake. This is a great way to volunteer as a family and connect to the Y family! 75 volunteers needed! Must be over 13 years old.
When: 11/18/2018 – Time: Three shifts available: 4:30a-8:00a; 1pm-6pm; and 5pm-11pm. Location: Tempe Town Lake – 80 W. Rio Salado Park, Tempe, AZ 8528. Questions? Contact Lindsey Combe – – 602-212-6058
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Men and women who are regular mass attendees and wish to participate more fully in the mass experience are invited to explore becoming an Usher. This is also a wonderful opportunity to meet other parishioners and expand your circle of friends at Our Lady of Joy. Please contact Ted Dudine at or at 480-236-6270.

Members of our community volunteer for several reasons.  Some volunteer because they want to make a difference and support the programs sponsored by the Carefree Kiwanis Club which supports children in the North Scottsdale / Carefree / Cave Creek area.   Others volunteer looking to make new friends and create a sense of belonging.

Marketplace Volunteers do not have to be Kiwanis Club Members to volunteer at the Marketplace.  About a third of the 19,000 yearly volunteer hours donated are by Kiwanis Club Members.  We encourage Volunteers to work at the Marketplace as often as they like.  We are very flexible and accommodating to everyone!

Volunteers are needed during our business hours, Tues – Sat, 9 am -4 pm.  Generally, volunteers will work a 4 hour morning or afternoon shift, yet we welcome whatever amount of time you can give.

Several Volunteer Appreciation Parties are held throughout the year for recognition of Volunteer efforts.  Volunteers are encouraged to attend our parties and to bring a friend or family member.  Most Appreciation Parties are held at the Marketplace and are a lot of fun and a great place to make another new friend!

Cave Creek Museum is seeking more volunteers for the 2018-2019 season. We have opportunities for growth in Visitor Services, Collections Management, Outreach, and Hospitality! Like people? Join our docents! Like to work with your hands? We have our Dream Team and Exhibits crews! Like to bake? We need donations of snacks for our dedicated people.

Desert Foothills Library

Volunteers are needed

Join the Desert Foothills Library and make a real impact! Volunteers are needed at the Library and Chapter2Books. Shifts are generally 3 to 4 hours and available for all days of the week; volunteers will be fully trained. To apply, contact Library Manager Terri Engebretson at or 480-488-2286.

Foothills Food Bank The food bank is looking for help in all areas. Immediate need, Nancy Keller, our Driver Coordinator, is trying to get her schedule filled out. Please let her know if you are available to assist with van driving to stores for pick-ups.
Email directly to Nancy at
And for all other positions let Michelle know if you can pick up extra hours/shifts during the summer. Thank you! We appreciate our volunteers and all you do in support of our mission. 

Answer the Foothills Caring Corps Call for Volunteers to Promote Elderly Independence

Foothills Caring Corps has issued an immediate call for volunteers to help in their mission to promote independence and enhance the quality of life of elderly residents in the Northeast Valley. The 501(c)3 based in Carefree, Arizona loses a significant number of volunteers when they return to their part-time homes during the summer. Foothills Caring Corps needs additional recruits to not only fill the seasonal gap but also to help with the community’s growing need for senior services.

Potential volunteers can attend a monthly orientation on the second Thursday of each month from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Caring Corps offices, 7275 E. Easy Street, Suite B103/104 in Carefree.

With numerous ways to volunteer, the Foothills Caring Corps has the greatest need for drivers in their van transportation programs. Through its volunteer force, the nonprofit agency provides a variety of invaluable services including medical and van transportation, friendly visits, mobile meals, shopping assistance and more.

Based on a volunteers’ schedule, favorite things to do and skill set, the Foothills Caring Corps staff will find the perfect way to serve. Current Foothills Caring Corps volunteers report a flexible and highly rewarding experience easy to fit into a busy schedule because of multiple ways to and assist.

  • “Some of my best new friends are folks I’ve met while volunteering at Foothills Caring Corps. This is an exceptional group of happy and talented people!”
  • “I feel I’m making a difference.”
  • “To help others regain or keep their independence is gratifying.”
  • “They thank me when actually I always thank them. It’s a grand gift to me that I get to help them!”
  • I’ve spent my life in business. I’ve now retired and discovered Foothills Caring Corps. The hours I volunteer each week have become the happiest moments of my retirement.”
  • “I’ve always been a fixer-upper with a collection of tools in my garage. It’s a joy to help someone who has a little housework for me to do.”

“Join our volunteer force by helping homebound ‘neighbors’ feel connected to the community and enjoy a more independent life.” said Debbra Determan, Foothills Caring Corps executive director.

For more information, or to become a volunteer, please call 480-488-1105, email or visit