Volunteer opportunities in Tucson

2013-05-05T00:00:00Z Volunteer opportunities in TucsonArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

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

Adopt-A-Resident: A recently opened behavioral-health unit is seeking volunteers to be a pen pal or send a birthday or holiday gift or card to one of its residents. Must be 18 or older. Groups or individuals are welcome to volunteer.

Event assistant: Many hands are needed before, during and after a charity auction: Sell raffle tickets, transport art-auction items and help with event setup, inventory and event logistics.

Food-drive helpers: Join the team and help support the community and the annual National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive by assisting with food donations.

Assemble sensory baskets: Sensory baskets are themed and geared toward residents' needs and interests, such as cooking and sewing. They are used during reminiscing and sensory-modulation groups. Help gather the needed items to include in the baskets. Groups or individuals are welcome.

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