2850 N. 24th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Volunteering with Southwest Human Development means spending your time making a valuable contribution. Choose from a variety of opportunities with us and select the program and setting that best fits your schedule, interests and abilities. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Other eligibility requirements vary by program.
Raising A Reader
Join with Raising A Reader to help educate parents about the importance of early literacy skills, and teach them how they can build these skills in their young children to help them enter school ready to learn. Classes take place once a week for eight weeks and are located at low-income apartment communities in Phoenix. Volunteer opportunities include: reading to children and assisting with early literacy activities.
Make a difference in the lives of Head Start children and families while having fun by volunteering in a Head Start classroom. Volunteer opportunities include: interacting and guiding children during learning, playtime and meal time activities; sharing special skills and talents by working with individual children; and assisting teaching staff with classroom operations.
Help the ADAPT Shop staff create low-tech solutions that make a tremendous difference in the lives of children with disabilities and their families. Volunteer opportunities include: sewing, light electrical rewiring of toys and light woodworking such as sanding and painting on an as needed basis.
Portraits of Opportunity
Help Southwest Human Development showcase its work with young children and families and raise money for vital programs. Portraits of Opportunity is an annual exhibit that uses professional photography to tell the story of children and families helped by Southwest Human Development. Volunteer opportunities include: becoming a member of the planning committee and assisting in the day of event activities.
Walk With Me
Participate in Walk With Me, our annual 1.25 mile family-friendly walk at Steele Indian School Park that raises funds for services for children with disabilities. Volunteer opportunities include: becoming a member of the planning committee, raising money and recruiting participants as a team captain and assisting on the day of the event with registration, greeting, route supervision and more.
For more information, please contact
Sandy LaCava at (602) 633-8778 or firstname.lastname@example.org