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

Note: These 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 interested in submitting a one-shot event for this page, please fill out this form.

Spring 2019

January 2019

Revitalize the Rose Garden - 1/12/2019

Dates: January 12, 2019

Time: 7:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: Mesa Community College Southern & Dobson Campus

Event Description: Join us at the MCC Rose Garden as we revitalize and prune the garden for the spring! The MCC Rose Garden, a partnership between Mesa-East Valley Rose Society and Mesa Community College is the largest public rose garden in the desert southwest and is the only significant public rose garden. The garden provides a beautiful setting for students and the public to enjoy our nation's national flower- the rose.

Volunteer Description: Volunteers are needed for a large scale pruning event. Winter pruning will stimulate new growth and promote a spring burst of rose buds. This is a city-wide volunteer event where hundreds of volunteers are needed. Rose bushes will be raffled off for participating volunteers to take home. Sign-up to reserve your volunteer slot here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0449AFA829A0FC1-revitalize1

Contact: Bethany Freeland bethany.freeland@mesaaz.gov 480-644-5432

URL: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0449AFA829A0FC1-revitalize1

MLK Jr. Day Parade - 1/21/2019

Dates: January 21, 2019

Time: 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Downtown Mesa

Event Description: Join the City of Mesa and the East Valley MLK Celebration Committee for the 2019 MLK Jr. Celebration Parade on Monday, January 21, 2019 in downtown Mesa. The community celebration will include marching bands, business supporters, floats, cars, and community members & leaders.

Volunteer Description: Volunteers are needed to help with parade contestant check-in, parade staging and de-staging areas, and parade route management.
Volunteers must be 18 years of age, or 16 with a parent signature, or 14 if accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Volunteers can sign-up at this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0449AFA829A0FC1-mlkjr

Contact: Bethany Freeland bethany.freeland@mesaaz.gov 480-644-5432

URL: https://www.mesaaz.gov/things-to-do/martin-luther-king-jr-parade

Point-in-Time-Homeless Count - 1/22/2019

Dates: January 22, 2019

Time: 5:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: All areas of the City of Mesa

Event Description: Join the City of Mesa for the Point-In-Time Homeless Street and Shelter Count. The count is an effort to learn more about the individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County and the entire country. In order to accomplish local and federal goals toward ending homelessness, where they are, and better understand the factors surrounding their homelessness.

Volunteer Description: Volunteers are needed to survey individuals experiencing homelessness in Mesa so they can be provided with programs and services that will best fit their needs. Volunteer to sign-up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0449AFA829A0FC1-pointintime2

Contact: Bethany Freeland bethany.freeland@mesaaz.gov 480-644-5432

URL: https://www.mesaaz.gov/residents/housing-community-development/pitcount

VolunteerFest - Southern & Dobson - 1/30/2019 & 1/31/2019

Dates: January 30 & 31, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Southern & Dobson Campus - Navajo Room

Event Description: The VolunteerFest is a FREE fair-style recruitment event to engage students to volunteer or complete their service-learning.

Volunteer Description: 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). To signup, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/MCCExpoVolunteer

Contact: Dawn Rhodes dawn.rhodes@mesacc.edu 480-461-7763

URL: http://tinyurl.com/MCCExpoVolunteer

February 2019

VolunteerFest - Red Mountain - 2/06/2019

Dates: February 6, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: MCC Red Mountain - Saguaro Lobby

Event Description: The VolunteerFest is a FREE fair-style recruitment event to engage students to volunteer or complete their service-learning.

Volunteer Description: 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). To signup, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/MCCExpoVolunteer

Contact: Kelley Stewart kelley.stewart@mesacc.edu 480-654-7821

URL: http://tinyurl.com/MCCExpoVolunteer

Valentine's Day Party Set-Up - 2/07/2019

Dates: February 7, 2019

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location: 247 N. Macdonald - Downtown Mesa

Event Description: Student volunteers are needed to decorate the East Valley Adult Center hall for the Valentine's Day Party for our community and home-bound seniors.

Volunteer Description: Decorating the East Valley Adult Center hall by setting up tables in a diner setting and decorating table with center pieces, putting up decorations in doorways, stage and walls. Set up multiple displays/stations for senior activities and putting together goodie bags, etc.

Contact: Debra Ohlinger debra.ohlinger@mesacc.edu 480-461-7689

2019 MCC CTE Strong 2.0 Open House - 2/08/2019

Dates: Friday, February 8, 2019

Time: Shifts between 8 - 3pm

Location: Mesa Community College Southern & Dobson Campus Lawn

Event Description: The 2019 Career & Technical Education Open House will expose current MCC students and approximately 600 prospective students from all over the East Valley to MCC’s program and degree opportunities. A business and industry component will be added to allow students to connect programs of study with potential employers and career paths. As an added bonus, the Student Scholarship Fair will occur concurrently with the CTE Strong 2.0 Open House. Students will be given information regarding scholarships, clubs, and leadership opportunities that are on campus.

Volunteer Description: Set up and/or tear down, greeters, tour guides, lunch service, etc.

Contact: Gregorio Ramos (480) 461-6390 gregorio.ramos@mesacc.edu

URL: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd7Xuvh6LYXf9s7wBlf0L2KRBt6i2Zq2B-QgTn1lcwBWss6cA/viewform?usp=sf_link  

Valentine's Day Party - 2/09/2019

Dates: February 7, 2019

Time: 10:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Location: 247 N. Macdonald - Downtown Mesa

Event Description: East Valley Adult Center and Engagement Team have partnered to plan and participate in the Valentine's Day Party for our community and home-bound seniors.

Volunteer Description: Volunteers will be greeting and socializing with our community and home-bound seniors. Manning multiple stations to include photo booth, goodie bags, party souvenirs, etc

Contact: Debra Ohlinger debra.ohlinger@mesacc.edu 480-461-7689

Dr. Seuss' Birthday - 2/22/2019

Dates: February 22, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 2:30 pm, multiple shifts available throughout the day

Location: Mesa Community College - Southern & Dobson Campus locations - Navajo Room

Event Description: The Center for Community & Civic Engagement will be hosting up to 200 students from local elementary schools (K-2nd grade) on Friday, February 22nd from 8:00am - 2:30pm (including set-up and clean-up) to engage in an annual Dr. Seuss themed literacy effort!

Volunteer Description: We need volunteers to help decorate the room (Feb 19 - Feb 21) and run the show (Feb 22). Volunteers will help lead the children to stations, work fun stations like "paper airplanes", and can even be a costume characters or a character guide. 

Contact: Christin Franco christin.franco@mesacc.edu 480-461-7459

URL:  https://tinyurl.com/DrSeuss2019

March 2019

Special Olympics State Basketball - 3/01/2019 - 3/02/2019

Dates: 3/1/2019 & 3/2/2019

Time: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Sun Devil Fitness Complex at ASU Tempe

Event Description: Join Special Olympics Arizona for our annual State Basketball Tournament. We will be needing scorekeepers to assist with the run of the day and the courts as teams from around the state come together to compete for the state title!

Volunteer Description: Volunteers will be assisting with scorekeeping and flow of the games. No prior knowledge about basketball is necessary
Shifts are from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm and 12:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Contact: Annie Warren annie@specialolympicsarizona.org 602-476-0854

URL: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0b4dabaa2da4fb6-state1

Special Olympics Basketball Skills Day - 2/19/2019

Dates: 2/19/2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: 59 E. Broadway Rd. Mesa, AZ 85210

Event Description: Join Special Olympics Arizona as we host our Special Olympics Basketball Skills Day! Volunteers will be assisting with timing, helping athletes get to their appropriate skills drill, and keeping score for the athletes at their various stations.

Volunteer Description: Volunteers will be assisting with helping athletes get to their appropriate drill and keeping score for them at their various stations

Contact: Annie Warren annie@specialolympicsarizona.org 602-476-0854

URL: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0b4dabaa2da4fb6-four5

April 2019

TBD

May 2019

TBD

Summer 2019

June 2019

July 2019

TBD