Events & Opportunities

There are also many service and servant leadership opportunities available for MCC students.  These events are great for those who want to get more involved and explore the one-time offerings.

Check back to see more great Service-Learning opportunities!  New postings will be updated as we receive them.

Note: This service opportunities are made available by our community partners and are subject to the agencies discretion and availability. Listings here do not guarantee placement.

If you are interesting in submitting a one-shot event for this page, please fill out this form.  

July

Free Arts Friday/Day at the Beach

Dates: 7/10/2014

Location: Vihel Activity Building-3340 S. Rural Rd., Tempe, 85282

Times: 9am - 12pm

Description: Volunteers will assist instructor and children with craft activities. Event is for pre-school aged children.

Contact: Jodie Garth at jodie_garth@tempe.gov or 480-350-5190

 

Puttin on the Kids

Dates: 7/24/2014

Location: Escalante Center

Times: 3pm - 8:30pm

Volunteer Duties: Volunteers will assist staff with this fun activity for youth.  You will be helping with games and carnival type activities.

Contact: Jodie Garth at jodie_garth@tempe.gov or 480-350-5190

 

Tempe Community Market

Dates: 7/27/2014

Location: 730 North Mill Avenue Tempe, AZ 85281

Times: 7:30am - 12:30pm

Event Description: Tempe Community Market is a local Farmer's Market held in Tempe every Sunday.

Volunteer Duties: Helping at a booth and sharing about Mesa Community College. MCC Street Team promotes awareness of the college's programs and services at local community events and activities. One will serve as an ambassador for the college and interact with current and prospective students, promoting the opportunities MCC has to offer. 

Contact:  Mackenzie Miller at mackenzie.miller@mesacc.edu

 

August

Tempe Community Market

Dates: 8/3/2014

Location: 730 North Mill Avenue Tempe, AZ 85281

Times: 7:30am - 12:30pm

Event Description: Tempe Community Market is a local Farmer's Market held in Tempe every Sunday.

Volunteer Duties: Helping at a booth and sharing about Mesa Community College. MCC Street Team promotes awareness of the college's programs and services at local community events and activities. One will serve as an ambassador for the college and interact with current and prospective students, promoting the opportunities MCC has to offer. 

Contact:  Mackenzie Miller at mackenzie.miller@mesacc.edu

 

Tempe Community Market

Dates: 8/10/2014

Location: 730 North Mill Avenue Tempe, AZ 85281

Times: 7:30am - 12:30pm

Event Description: Tempe Community Market is a local Farmer's Market held in Tempe every Sunday.

Volunteer Duties: Helping at a booth and sharing about Mesa Community College. MCC Street Team promotes awareness of the college's programs and services at local community events and activities. One will serve as an ambassador for the college and interact with current and prospective students, promoting the opportunities MCC has to offer. 

Contact:  Mackenzie Miller at mackenzie.miller@mesacc.edu

 

Tempe Community Market

Dates: 8/17/2014

Location: 730 North Mill Avenue Tempe, AZ 85281

Times: 7:30am - 12:30pm

Event Description: Tempe Community Market is a local Farmer's Market held in Tempe every Sunday.

Volunteer Duties: Helping at a booth and sharing about Mesa Community College. MCC Street Team promotes awareness of the college's programs and services at local community events and activities. One will serve as an ambassador for the college and interact with current and prospective students, promoting the opportunities MCC has to offer. 

Contact:  Mackenzie Miller at mackenzie.miller@mesacc.edu

 

Tempe Community Market

Dates: 8/24/2014

Location: 730 North Mill Avenue Tempe, AZ 85281

Times: 7:30am - 12:30pm

Event Description: Tempe Community Market is a local Farmer's Market held in Tempe every Sunday.

Volunteer Duties: Helping at a booth and sharing about Mesa Community College. MCC Street Team promotes awareness of the college's programs and services at local community events and activities. One will serve as an ambassador for the college and interact with current and prospective students, promoting the opportunities MCC has to offer. 

Contact:  Mackenzie Miller at mackenzie.miller@mesacc.edu

 

Tempe Community Market

Dates: 8/31/2014

Location: 730 North Mill Avenue Tempe, AZ 85281

Times: 7:30am - 12:30pm

Event Description: Tempe Community Market is a local Farmer's Market held in Tempe every Sunday.

Volunteer Duties: Helping at a booth and sharing about Mesa Community College. MCC Street Team promotes awareness of the college's programs and services at local community events and activities. One will serve as an ambassador for the college and interact with current and prospective students, promoting the opportunities MCC has to offer. 

Contact:  Mackenzie Miller at mackenzie.miller@mesacc.edu

September

Astronomy Night

Dates: 9/05/2014

Location: MCC - Planetarium S&D

Times: 5pm - 10pm

Event Description: Astronomy Night is a campus event where students and the community can come and watch a 30-minute planetarium show with activities and astronomy viewing. 

Volunteer Duties: Helping at a booth and sharing about Mesa Community College. MCC Street Team promotes awareness of the college's programs and services at local community events and activities. One will serve as an ambassador for the college and interact with current and prospective students, promoting the opportunities MCC has to offer. 

Contact:  Mackenzie Miller at mackenzie.miller@mesacc.edu

 

Community Engagement Expo

Dates: 9/10/2014 - 9/11/2014

Location: Southern & Dobson Campus, White Event Tent

Times: 7-2pm (9/10) and 8-2pm (9/11)

Event Description: This is a free recruitment event hosted by the Center for Community & Civic Engagement for MCC community partners to recruit students to complete their service-learning projects and/or find volunteers.

Volunteer Duties: Volunteers are needed to help with set-up, clean-up, staff check-in/information table, pass out goodies, assist attendees, and other logistics as needed. It is a great opportunity to serve and learn more about the community! You can serve for the whole event or a shift (i.e. 9:00am to 12:00pm).

Sign Up:  To signup, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/MCCExpoVolunteer

 

Special Olympics Arizona Regional Golf Tournament

Dates: 9/20/2014

Location: Rolling Hills Golf Course 1415 N. Mill Ave. in Tempe

Times: 6:45am - 2:00pm

Event Description: This is the 2014 Regional Golf Tournament for Special Olympics Arizona, held at Rolling Hills Golf Course, 1415 N Mill Ave in Tempe. Additional shift for Individual skills competition from 8am - 2pm.

Volunteer Duties: Volunteers are needed to act as scorekeepers while escorting teams on the course. Individual Skills volunteers will assist athletes at skills stations such as chipping and putting. No experience is necessary to come out and volunteer.

Link:  www.soaz.org/volunteer

Contact: Sarah Haines at sarah@specialolympicsarizona.org 602-476-0836

October

Astronomy Night

Dates: 10/03/2014

Location: MCC - Planetarium S&D

Times: 5pm - 10pm

Event Description: Astronomy Night is a campus event where students and the community can come and watch a 30-minute planetarium show with activities and astronomy viewing. 

Volunteer Duties: Helping at a booth and sharing about Mesa Community College. MCC Street Team promotes awareness of the college's programs and services at local community events and activities. One will serve as an ambassador for the college and interact with current and prospective students, promoting the opportunities MCC has to offer. 

Contact:  Mackenzie Miller at mackenzie.miller@mesacc.edu

 

34th Annual Stairclimb & Firefighter Challenger

Dates: 10/04/2014

Location: Arizona Center 400 E. Van Buren St.  Phoenix, AZ 85004

Times: 7am - 12pm

Event Description: The CF Climb is an exhilarating stair climb where participants climb more than 38 floors for research for a cure for cystic fibrosis. By giving a few hours, sharing a few ideas and making a few connections, you can make a profound difference in your local community -- and to children and adults.

Volunteer Duties: We are looking for volunteers to assist with set-up & take down, food & beverage, as well as our cheer section.

Sign Up:  To view and sign up for volunteer opportunities, please click the following link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c49adac2ca1f49-34th1

URL: http://fightcf.cff.org/site/TR/Climb/6_Arizona_Phoenix?fr_id=2831&pg=entry

Contact:  Brianna Lanute at blanute@cff.org or 602-224-0068

 

Idea Museum LogoFree Admission Day at i.d.e.a. Museum

Dates: 10/5/2014

Location: i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W Pepper Pl, Mesa, AZ 85201

Times: 12:00 - 5:00pm

Description: On the first Sunday of each month, the i.d.e.a. Museum offers free admission to families. These first Sundays tend to be very busy and extra help is always appreciated. Volunteers assist by taking surveys, monitoring museum galleries to ensure a fun and safe learning environment, restock supplies and assist with gallery upkeep. Come and join us!

Link: http://www.ideamuseum.org

Contact: Ana Bentancur at ana.bentancur@mesaaz.gov or 480-644-4783

 

Tardeada

Dates: 10/5/2014

Location: Tempe Public Library Courtyard

Times: 12:00 - 8:00pm

Event Description: A fun and festive Mexican Heritage Celebration.

Volunteer Duties: Assist staff at arts and crafts booths, inflatables, information booth, or general event clean-up

Link: tempe.gov/volunteer

Contact:  Jodie Garth at jodie_garth@tempe.gov or 480-350-5190

 

Halloween Adventure

Dates: 10/24/2014

Location: Escalante Center

Times: 2:00 - 9:00pm

Volunteer Duties: Hours are flexible during 2p-9p. Volunteers will be assisting staff with crafts, snacks and activities for the young, costumed party go-ers.

Link: tempe.gov/volunteer

Contact:  Jodie Garth at jodie_garth@tempe.gov or 480-350-5190

 

Annual Halloween Carnival

Dates: 10/25/2014

Location: Kiwanis Park

Times: 4:30pm - 9:30pm

Volunteer Duties: Volunteers will help with activities, games, train rides, on the stage and at the ticket booth.

Link: tempe.gov/volunteer

Contact:  Jodie Garth at jodie_garth@tempe.gov or 480-350-5190

November

Idea Museum LogoFree Admission Day at i.d.e.a. Museum

Dates: 11/2/2014

Location: i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W Pepper Pl, Mesa, AZ 85201

Times: 12:00 - 5:00pm

Description: On the first Sunday of each month, the i.d.e.a. Museum offers free admission to families. These first Sundays tend to be very busy and extra help is always appreciated. Volunteers assist by taking surveys, monitoring museum galleries to ensure a fun and safe learning environment, restock supplies and assist with gallery upkeep. Come and join us!

Link: http://www.ideamuseum.org

Sign Up Here: Ana Bentancur at ana.bentancur@mesaaz.gov or 480-644-4783

 

Astronomy Night

Dates: 11/07/2014

Location: MCC - Planetarium S&D

Times: 5pm - 10pm

Event Description: Astronomy Night is a campus event where students and the community can come and watch a 30-minute planetarium show with activities and astronomy viewing. 

Volunteer Duties: Helping at a booth and sharing about Mesa Community College. MCC Street Team promotes awareness of the college's programs and services at local community events and activities. One will serve as an ambassador for the college and interact with current and prospective students, promoting the opportunities MCC has to offer. 

Contact:  Mackenzie Miller at mackenzie.miller@mesacc.edu

 

CF Cycle for Life

Dates: 11/09/2014

Location: The Village at DC Ranch

Times: 6pm - 1pm

Event Description: Join us on Sunday, November 9, 2014 as we ride together to raise money and awareness in the fight against cystic fibrosis. Get your wheels in motion and cycle at your own pace through some of the most scenic terrain in North Scottsdale, and Cave Creek. This unique event empowers participants to take action and demonstrate their fight in finding a cure for CF in a tangible, emotional and powerful way.

Volunteer Duties: We are looking for volunteers to assist with set-up & take down, registration, and food & beverage. 

Sign Up: To view and sign up for volunteer opportunities, please click the following link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c49adac2ca1f49-20141

URL: CycleForLife.Org

Contact:  Brianna Lanute at blanute@cff.org or 602.224.0068

 

December

Astronomy Night

Dates: 12/05/2014

Location: MCC - Planetarium S&D

Times: 5pm - 10pm

Event Description: Astronomy Night is a campus event where students and the community can come and watch a 30-minute planetarium show with activities and astronomy viewing. 

Volunteer Duties: Helping at a booth and sharing about Mesa Community College. MCC Street Team promotes awareness of the college's programs and services at local community events and activities. One will serve as an ambassador for the college and interact with current and prospective students, promoting the opportunities MCC has to offer. 

Contact:  Mackenzie Miller at mackenzie.miller@mesacc.edu

 

Arizona Summit on Volunteerism and Service-Learning

Dates: 12/05/2014 - 12/06/2014

Location: ASU West Campus, Glendale

Times: 7:00 am - 5:30 pm

Event Description: 
The Summit consists of two full days of engaging plenary speakers, interactive workshops, and networking opportunities designed to inspire, energize and mobilize volunteer leaders and service-learning practitioners of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.

Led by a dedicated group of volunteer and service-learning leaders who collaborate to organize this annual, statewide event in conjunction with many local and national partners, the Summit provides the opportunities for individuals and groups to further develop and foster their skills to better serve Arizona’s real community needs through collaborative efforts.

For more information please visit: http://www.azsummit.org/

Volunteer Duties: Please note, although we will try our best to place you in your desired position, it cannot be guaranteed.  Possible duties include:

- Personal Assistant
- Registration Table
- Volunteer Team Leader
- Welcome Area Greeter

- Large Group Assembly 
- Workshop Facilitator 
- Volunteer Team Leader
- Photographer

- Service Project Volunteer
- Evaluation Tabulator & Data Entry
- Program Proofreader

Sign Up Here: Application - please fill out this application online

Contact: Monica Pirshafiey monica.pirshafiey@mesacc.edu

 

Free Admission Day at i.d.e.a. Museum

Dates: 12/7/2014

Location: i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W Pepper Pl, Mesa, AZ 85201

Times: 12:00 - 5:00pm

Description: On the first Sunday of each month, the i.d.e.a. Museum offers free admission to families. These first Sundays tend to be very busy and extra help is always appreciated. Volunteers assist by taking surveys, monitoring museum galleries to ensure a fun and safe learning environment, restock supplies and assist with gallery upkeep. Come and join us!

Link: http://www.ideamuseum.org

Sign Up Here: Ana Bentancur at ana.bentancur@mesaaz.gov or 480-644-4783

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