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2019 Love Your City Volunteer Recruitment Fair

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Join the departments of the City of Mesa for a Volunteer Recruitment Fair!  Come learn about all the different opportunities to get involved in your community by talking to representatives from Mesa Fire, PD, Arizona Museum of Natural History, Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities, Mesa Arts Center, Mesa Main Library, and Community Services.

This Recruitment Fair is a part of the kick-off to our annual day of service, Love Your City.  Love Your City brings hundreds of Mesa volunteers together in the spirit of service and collaboration in order to improve our community.  Visitors to the fair will also enjoy a volunteer craft, giveaways, raffles, volunteer resource bags, and more!

What: Volunteer Recruitment Fair

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019

Time: 4:30pm- 6:00pm

Where: Mesa Arts Center Alliance Pavilion (Outdoor stage on the southeast corner of Main and Center) 1 E Main St

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Fire Connectors- The Mesa Fire and Medical Department will be accepting applications for the Connector Volunteer Team.  Applications will be accepted from 8/26/19 to 9/21/19.  Find more information by visiting the Fire Connector Program Page.

Mesa Police Department Community Engagement Academy- The Community Engagement Academy is a one day "Day of the life of a police officer" event.  The next event is Saturday, 9/21/19.  Deadline for sign-ups is Friday, 9/6/19.  To learn more information visit the Mesa PD Community Engagement Academy Page.

Arizona Museum of Natural History- Beer N' Bones Event- This is a unique, 21+ event happening on 10/18/19. It features science fun, local craft beers, and specialty food.  Volunteer opportunities include taking tickets at food/beverage tables.  Training will be provided and no experience is necessary.  Volunteers must be 21+ years of age and attend a training prior to the event.  Snack and water will be provided.  Volunteers are not permitted to consume alcohol before or during their shift. To sign-up, please visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409044ea8a92ba7f85-beer 

Smoke Alarm Safety Walk- Volunteers are needed to complete smoke alarm safety walks of homes surrounding Adams Elementary school on Saturday, October 26, 2019.  Volunteers will be given a brief training session prior to the walk explaining how to install smoke alarms and educate residents on fire escape plans.  To learn more about this opportunity or to sign up, please visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0449AFA829A0FC1-smoke1 

Why should you consider volunteering?

Consider sharing your most precious gift with your neighbors- your time.  The City of Mesa offers many opportunities for residents to help build a better Mesa.  Volunteers are needed in our art center, libraries, museums, neighborhoods, parks, police and fire departments, and many other areas.  You can click the button above to view our searchable volunteer website that will make it even easier for you to find opportunities to help your city.  Here are some great reasons to start volunteering:

  • Because of your sense of commitment and pride for the community
  • To give back to the community
  • To accomplish work that is important in the community
  • Recognition
  • Receive on-the-job training
  • Develop skills in a municipal environment
  • Networking opportunities
  • Because you believe in the cause
  • Explore your strengths and use your skills and experiences to help others

The City of Mesa provides a quality of work environment where volunteers are valued and respected for the role they play in contributing their time and talents.

Elderly Volunteers  Library Volunteers
 Bookmans Volunteers  Little Library Build

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Questions or want to volunteer?  Contact: volunteer@mesaaz.gov

 

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