By the Numbers: Volunteer PX Annual Report

Volunteer opportunities within the City of Phoenix had a great comeback after 2020-2021. We had a 57% increase in hours since last year. With 254,117 volunteer service hours served with 20,076 volunteers, equaling a financial impact of $7,252,499.



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Recap of Heat Relief Outreach

Over the 2022 heat relief season, with the help of 91 volunteers, the Heat Response and Mitigation Office reached roughly 3,850 unsheltered people. With 95 outreach shifts, the heat relief team was able to help mitigate the stressors unsheltered folks encounter and help connect people with resources. The office distributed 38,000 heat relief supplies to 48 community organizations.



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Phoenix Food Day

The City of Phoenix and Junior League of Phoenix is excited to present the eighth annual Phoenix Food Day and Healthfest for the first in-person event since 2019!

Food Day & Healthfest is celebrated to inspire people to change the way we look at food and health, personally and collectively. This family-friendly festival will offer: 50+ local exhibitors, farmer’s market, gardening demos, cooking demos, kid activities, hay rides, farm tours, prizes, music entertainment, and more.

Event details:

  • Saturday, October 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Spaces of Opportunity located at 1200 W. Vineyard Rd Phoenix, AZ 85041 and Lassen Elementary School (right across the street from Spaces) at 909 W. Vineyard Rd.
  • Event parking is offsite. A shuttle service will be provided to and from the event.

For more information, please visit Phoenix Food Day



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AmeriCorps VISTA Positions

Are you interested or know someone interested in serving their community? Come join the Office of Innovation or Office of Sustainability to help create long-term sustainable benefits at a community level.

Complete a year of service with strong collaboration skills, in-depth practical knowledge of local government, and a $6,000 education award!

To learn more, visit Volunteer PHX



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Volunteer at Arizona Science Center

Did you know that there are many opportunities to be a part of the excitement at Arizona Science Center? At Arizona Science Center, we take pride in providing the perfect mix of fun, education, and great service to our guests of all ages, and we’re looking for talented, enthusiastic individuals to join our volunteer team! Some benefits of being a volunteer at the Science Center are:

  • Complimentary passes to the exhibit halls and Planetarium after 50 hours of service
  • Complimentary Science Center membership after 100 hours of service 
  • Service-learning credit for school or work

To sign up to be a volunteer, visit AZ azscience.org 



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