Support a Child with Your Time and Talents


Volunteer today and improve the life of a young child! Whether you help with fundraising, event planning or sharing your time with children and families, you can make a difference!


Start the Volunteering Process: Complete Our Easy Online Volunteer Interest Form


Volunteer Orientation

Join us for a 30-minute volunteer orientation to learn more about how you can help Arizona’s largest nonprofit dedicated to early childhood development strengthen the foundation children need for a great start in life!


Register for an Upcoming Volunteer Orientation


Volunteer Opportunities

We provide volunteers with a wide variety of opportunities to give back to Arizona’s young children and their families! Whether you’re interested in helping at our special events, working in our book warehouse or helping in our offices, we’ve got the right opportunity for you! We also have many customizable group volunteering opportunities. Be sure to check back often, as volunteer opportunities change throughout the year.


Volunteer Opportunities for Individuals


Volunteer Opportunities for Groups



Upcoming Special Event Volunteer Opportunities



Volunteer Application

Based on the volunteer position you are interested in, please complete one of the following volunteer applications:


Basic Volunteer Application Packet
Volunteers who will not work directly with children in their volunteering role/position must complete the Basic Volunteer Application Packet.


Extended Volunteer Application Packet
Volunteers who will work directly with children in their volunteering role/position must complete the Extended Volunteer Application Packet.


Please email your completed volunteer application to volunteer@swhd.org, or mail it to:


Southwest Human Development
Attn: Volunteer/Development
2850 N. 24th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008


For questions or to receive more information about volunteer opportunities, please contact Annette Sutfin at (602) 633-8416 or volunteer@swhd.org.

Helping Arizona Children & Famillies

With your support we can do even more