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2012-12-30T00:00:00Z Get involved Arizona Daily Star
December 30, 2012 12:00 am

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.

Marketing assistant: A volunteer is needed to do research, keep records (preferably using Excel), and conduct sales and marketing for a spirituality and consciousness quarterly published by a local nondenominational nonprofit.

Beat buffelgrass: Join hundreds of volunteers to "Beat Back Buffelgrass." Help remove this highly invasive and flammable grass from Esperero Canyon, (between Sabino and Ventana canyons).

Front office administration: Help with inventory of used medical equipment, allowing patients to live more comfortably and independently. This volunteer greets visitors and clients, answers phones, explains the nonprofit's services, helps with equipment and more. A friendly, detail-oriented person would be ideal for this position.

CASH (Creating Assets Savings and Hope) specialist: Connect taxpayers at Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites with information and referral services, including banking, financial education, college application information and workforce development. Training is provided.

Kennel turnout: Do you enjoy direct contact with dogs? Play with and monitor dogs in an exercise area and occasionally walk dogs with injuries. Clean cages, change bed covers, feed dogs and administer medications. Volunteers must sign a liability-waiver form and attend two training sessions.

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