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Whether you have just an hour to spare on a one-time project, or you’d like to commit to helping more regularly, there’s a place for you at UMOM.
START WITH A TOUR
Do you already know us? Or, is this your first time here? Either way, welcome! We encourage all who are interested in volunteering to join us at UMOM’s New Day Centers campus for a tour to see first-hand what your support does for our community.
Please feel free to browse through the individual volunteer opportunities below or use the filters to find the best match for you.
Are you one of the lucky souls who loves to speak publicly? We’d be delighted to put you to work as part of the UMOM Speakers Bureau.Once you’re accepted into the program, we’ll take you on a tour of UMOM New Day Center’s main campus and train you to speak effectively about UMOM’s supportive programs, shelter, and affordable, permanent housing. We receive a constant flow of requests for speakers. By joining UMOM's Speakers Bureau, you will help us spread the word and educate our community.
Support Services Volunteers provide valuable help to UMOM staff and do everything from overseeing the computer lab to assisting with life skills training, employment and education services and other duties as needed. Where? This program takes place at several UMOM campuses and facilities, including: UMOM main campus Bruce & Diane Halle Foundation Women's Center Hazelwood Youth Shelter Earll Youth Shelter Open Hands Youth Shelter When? We can use your help seven days a week. Hours will vary based on need. Who? To participate in this assignment you must be age 18 or older, complete a background check and have [...]
Teens are fascinating people who can often benefit from the wisdom of a caring volunteer. TAP is a free after-school program for youth ages 12 to 17. Through case management, tutoring, leadership training, physical and nutritional education, field trips and summer camps, teens acquire the skills they need to plan for life after high school, reason through critical life decisions, develop resiliency and keep their grades up. Volunteers work with the TAP coordinator to plan and assist with a wide range of activities. We love your ideas for new teen activities - please bring them along! Where? UMOM New [...]
Want to help a child build a lifetime love of reading? Readers know it expands your mind and your world. It’s a powerful gift. Every Tuesday night at the UMOM New Day Centers main campus, volunteer readers work with children ages 4 -12 years old. Children pick out and read a book with their volunteer partner. Through these positive, one-on-one experiences with you, their minds open in new and marvelous ways. UMOM partners with Hands On Greater Phoenix to provide this weekly adventure. When? Every Tuesday Night. What time? 6:00 – 7:45 p.m. Important: Volunteers must arrive no later than 6:15p.m. [...]
Our executive office needs help, too. If you're interested in general office work, we need assistance with mail sorting, filing, assembling packets of information along with a variety of other work. The only requirement is to arrive ready to get down to business! When? Monday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Who? Volunteers must be age 18 or older, and must have or be willing to obtain an Arizona fingerprint card. To obtain a fingerprint clearance card You may obtain your fingerprint card through Fieldprint Arizona. There is a [...]
Every child is an individual. Yet, they all share one thing in common - the earlier they learn how to learn, the better they’ll do throughout the rest of their lives. UMOM’s Child Development Center serves children from six weeks to five years old. Teachers assess each child’s strengths, then create a learning plan that helps them reach developmental goals while encouraging creativity and curiosity. We partner with parents, too, to ensure the healthy learning environment continues at home. What? Volunteers assist teachers with art projects, reading, singing, games and play with children ages five and younger. When? Monday [...]
In these after-school programs, you’ll engage with children in ways that enhance learning and can improve performance in school and in life. You’ll help these young people with their art projects, reading, games and homework. Cub’s Den is for children ages 5 and 6. Kid’s Den is for students ages 7 through 11. When? Monday through Friday from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Who? We welcome volunteers aged 16 or older. You must have completed or will obtain a TB test, and have or will obtain an Arizona fingerprint card. TB test You may obtain a TB (tuberculosis) test from [...]
The Clothes Closet is a place where donated clothing is sized, sorted and folded for later use by UMOM residents. This is a great activity for those who'd like to volunteer as a group. Where? UMOM New Day Centers main campus When? Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Who? Volunteers over the age of 14 are welcome. You must have, or be willing to obtain and Arizona state fingerprint card. Fingerprint clearance card You may obtain your fingerprint card through Fieldprint Arizona. There is a fee of $65. On the application form, you’ll be asked to indicate why [...]
In-kind donations are gently used household items, clothing and other goods that get a second life in the home of a family who can truly use them. Volunteers help moving larger pieces like furniture, and help to repair, organize and inventory donated items. When? Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Who? You (or each individual in a group) must be over the age of 18, comfortable with physical labor and able to life at least 50 pounds. You'll also spend time outdoors helping us with donations as they arrive. How? Please fill out the form below to [...]
Whether you're a family, a faith based community or a corporate group looking to give back UMOM has a place for you! We have options to choose from or you can contact us about setting up a special project for your group. We Want To Volunteer!