Browse hundreds of volunteer opportunities on the Volunteer Center at United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona's website at or call for assistance at 903-3949.

Family room staffer: Support and encourage families with hospitalized children by maintaining a friendly, caring atmosphere of a hospital's family room while upholding family room and hospital policies. Training is provided. Four-hour shifts are available.

Equipment maintenance: A nonprofit that helps people with Parkinson's disease through an exercise program needs help with gym equipment, including preventive maintenance, minor repairs and cleaning.

Mailing party: Join a care and support team the last Thursday of every month in a fun, relaxing environment to prepare mailings for distribution. This is a great opportunity to socialize and meet new, community-minded people with diverse backgrounds. If you are 18 or older, have a friendly disposition and work well with a team, you're a great candidate for this volunteer position.

Outpatient assistant: Help patients registering for surgery, answer questions from family members and help patients with discharge procedures. A commitment of four hours a week for a minimum of six months is requested.