MCC Serves

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 opportunities! New postings will be updated as we receive them.

Note: The service opportunities below 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 an approved community partner interested in submitting a one-shot event for this page, please fill out this form.

Fall 2022

August

September

VolunteerFest

Event Location: MCC Southern & DobsonVolunteerfest September 2022 flyer
Start Date: 09/13/2022 End Date: 09/14/2022
Event Frequency: Once
Start Time: 10:00 AM | End Time: 2:00 PM
Your Partner Agency: Center for Community & Civic Engagement
Event Description/Details: The VolunteerFest is a FREE fair-style recruitment event to engage students to volunteer or complete their service-learning. Besides in person, we will hold virtual fairs on Sept. 7th & 8th.
Volunteer Description/Details: Volunteer functions: staff welcome/information table, assist agency representative, set-up, clean-up, distribute items, take photos, etc. Sign up here to select preferred days & shifts: https://forms.gle/6YxBJVVQ4iDKYo3p9

Contact info:
Name: Dawn Rhodes
Email: drhodes@mesacc.edu
Phone Number: 480-461-7763
Website: https://www.mesacc.edu/community-civic-engagement/events-opportunities/volunteerfest

Mesa Community Smoke Alarm Walk

Event Location: Sundial Mobile Park, 2121 N. Center St, Mesa, Az, 85201
Start Date: 9/22/2022 End Date: 9/22/2022
Event Frequency: One-time
Start Time: 8:30 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM
Your Partner Agency: Arizona Burn Foundation

Event Description/Details: On September 22, 2022 the Arizona Burn Foundation is partnering with the Mesa Fire Department to educate the community, reduce the risk of house fires, and save lives! With your help, we are installing free smoke alarms in low-income, high-risk homes.
Date: Saturday, September 22, 2022
Time: 8:30am - 12:00pm
Targeted neighborhood: Mesa, AZ (Sundial Mobile Park)
We hope to reach 400 homes with this event, so we need volunteers to help make this happen! We will provide all the necessary tools and training the morning of the walk, so you are ready to do the installs. This is a great event that helps communities in need while potentially saves lives. It is also a great way to meet and network with others that truly care about giving back!
Volunteers can sign up at https://azburn.org/advocacy-and-education/community-smoke-alarm/. Click on the "Apply To Volunteer" button and find the event on the calendar. If you are a new volunteer, create an account to RSVP.
If you need more information or have any questions, please reach out!

Volunteer Description/Details: Registration and training for this event will begin at 8:00am. After a quick training, we will put teams of three together and head out to our assigned homes. All necessary tools and supplies will be provided at training. Please make sure you wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather that day. Feel free to bring your family and friends with you to volunteer! The more people we have, the more homes we can reach.
Please let us know if you have any questions about the Smoke Alarm Walk or volunteering with the Arizona Burn Foundation!

Contact info:
Name: Tess Robaina
Email: tess.robaina@azburn.org
Phone Number: 602-230-2041 Website: https://azburn.org/advocacy-and-education/community-smoke-alarm/

October

Celebrate Mesa

Event Location: Red Mountain Soccer Complex - 905 N Sunvalley Blvd, Mesa, AZ 85207
Start Date: 10/08/2022 End Date: 10/08/2022
Event Frequency: One-day
Start Time: 4:00 PM | End Time: 10:00 PM
Your Partner Agency: Mesa Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities
Event Description/Details: Mesa Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities is currently preparing for the return of our signature, free, outdoor carnival, Celebrate Mesa, on Saturday, October 8! This year’s lineup includes inflatables, large carnival rides, games, community vendors, live entertainment, food trucks, a petting zoo, raffle prizes, and even a helicopter landing!
Volunteer Description/Details: Volunteers are needed to manage nearly every attraction. Duties include setting up, manning attractions (rides, raffles, games, food trucks, exhibits, and stages), and tearing down.
On the day of volunteers will check in behind the main stage, on field 5,before the start of their shift. Here they will be given an official volunteer t-shirt. Water, snacks, pizza, and restrooms will be available for volunteers at this location for the duration of their shift.

Volunteer Project Waiver of Liability and COVID19 General Volunteer Waiver

Contact info:
Name: Michelle Prosser
Email: michelle.prosser@mesaartscenter.com
Phone Number: 480-644-4695
Website: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4faaa72baafbc25-dadelos

Fall Festival

Event Location: Assembly of God Church Parking Lot, Mesa
Start Date: 10/14/2022 End Date: 10/14/2022
Event Frequency: One-day
Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM
Your Partner Agency: Step Up Schools Mesa
Event Description/Details: We are partnering with Assembly of God Church in Mesa to have a Fall Festival for our students and Community. The festival is open to the public and is free of charge to attend. There will be music, games, food , bounce houses and more!
Step Up school will provide the food and a craft activity for the children. We will have a craft station with a Fall coloring activity, fun fall tattoos, face painting and a cute mask craft. We will also have a food table with hot dogs, nachos, snow cones , drinks and snacks. All those who volunteer can eat for free the night of the event .
The festival will run from 5-8pm. Our staff will go over to the church parking lot at 1pm that day to assist with set up. We need as many volunteers as we can get to help make this night a success . We will need help with set up, craft activities, food serving, and clean up. Please feel free to contact me with any questions. I will also provide a letter to volunteers to verify hours.
Volunteer Description/Details: We need help in the following areas:
Set-up ( helping unload items, set up tables, decorate) 1pm start time
Craft Table 5 pm start time can come earlier
Food Service ( hot dogs, nachos, sacks, water, juice, snow cones)5pm start time can come earlier
Clean up ( after the event)

Contact info:
Name: Danine Bernardo
Email: danine.bernardo@stepupschoolmesa.org
Phone Number: 973-715-9275
Website:

Día de los Muertos Festival

Event Location: Mesa Arts CenterDia de los muertos festival flyers October 2022
Start Date: 10/22/2022 End Date: 10/23/2022
Event Frequency: Two days
Start Time: 9:30 AM | End Time: 7:00 PM
Your Partner Agency: Mesa Arts Center
Event Description/Details: The festival celebrates Latin American art and culture related to the Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead. The annual free event offers a variety of features, performances and more in celebration of the memories of the deceased.
Volunteer Description/Details: Volunteer activities include assisting with set-up and clean-up, artist interactives, greeting and directing the public, line monitoring, providing crowd control and assisting with volunteer hospitality.
Shifts are available between 9:30 am and 7:00 pm.
Visit MesaArtsCenter.com/Diadelosmuertos to sign up!
Join the fun, earn a swag bag and give back to the community! *Qualifies for service-learning hours

Contact info:
Name: Michelle Prosser
Email: michelle.prosser@mesaartscenter.com
Phone Number: 480-644-4695
Website: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4faaa72baafbc25-dadelos

Volunteer Work Day

Event Location: 844 N. Ellsworth, Mesa 85207
Start Date: 10/22/2022 End Date: 10/22/2022
Event Frequency: One-day
Start Time: 8:00 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM
Your Partner Agency: Boulder Mountain Therapy
Event Description/Details: We will be painting, landscaping and setting up the facility for the return of our horses.
Volunteer Description/Details: Please wear closed toe shoes, bring water bottle and sun hat. All tasks will be outside.

Contact info:
Name: Jann Goodman
Email: bldrmoun@aol.com
Phone Number: 480-380-2810
Website:

November

NFL Green Grant - Tree Planting

Event Location: Mesa Cemetery - 1212 N Center Street, Mesa, AZ 85201
Start Date: 11/19/2022 End Date: 11/19/2022
Event Frequency: One-day
Start Time: 8:00 AM | End Time: 10:00 AM
Your Partner Agency: Mesa Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities​​​​​​​
Event Description/Details: The National Football League, Verizon, the Arizona Super Bowl LVII Host Committee, and APS have developed a community matching grant program to fund a variety of community “greening” projects including tree-planting, community gardens, habitat restoration, pollinator projects, and reforestation initiatives throughout Arizona. Our very own Mesa Cemetery has been awarded $4,000! These funds will help to replace a large number of trees lost in recent monsoon storms. Volunteers are needed from 8am to 10am on Saturday, November 19 to plant over 50 Italian Cypress trees.​​​​​​​
Volunteer Description/Details: Volunteers will work in pairs to plant trees in designated locations around the property.

Contact info:
Name: Katie Paul
Email: katie.paul@mesaaz.gov
Phone Number: (480) 644-4345
Website: signupgenius.com/go/9040b4ca5ac23a3fa7-nflgreen

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