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

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

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

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

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

 

Free 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

 

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

 

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