This page is a list of organizations, internships (some paid), programs and opportunities that accept high school students. Volunteering is a great way to have gain professional experience while expanding your network and having fun.
*Check with individual organizations about age requirements (some are 16+ or require a permission slip) and COVID-19 restrictions.
Looking for a way to give back to the community?
Arizona Serve [Direct Service]
Questions? Contact Communications & Program Manager Sarah Haber at email@example.com or 928-793-8941.
Assisteens Auxiliary [Philanthropy/Direct Service]
Questions? Contact Info@ALTucson.org or 520-326-8452
Questions? Contact Studio Manager Elizabeth Mecca at firstname.lastname@example.org
Casa Alitas [Immigration/Direct Service]
Questions? Contact email@example.com
*Willing to have one or two high school volunteers who would want to work long term, on a regular shift so that they can be trained by our coordinators.
Casa Maria Soup Kitchen [Direct Service]
Volunteer at the soup kitchen or organizing donations every morning from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. except Christmas. 352 E. 25th Street Tucson, Arizona.
Catholic Community Services [Direct Service]
For more information, visit the website here!
Children's Museum Tucson [Museum Support]
Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection [Environment]
Questions? Contact Jessica Moreno at firstname.lastname@example.org or 520-388-9925
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona [Food Security/Nutrition/Sustainability]
Questions? Contact email@example.com
Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona [Direct Service]
Questions? Contact Volunteer Coordinator Elisabeth Monsma at firstname.lastname@example.org
Flowers and Bullets [Sustainability/Nutrition]
Questions? Call 520-834-0152 or email email@example.com
Felicia's Farm [Food Security/Sustainability]
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Habitat for Humanity [Housing/Direct Service]
Questions? Contact Volunteer Resources Manager Gina Hansen email@example.com
Humane Society of Southern Arizona [Animals]
Questions? Contact Volunteer Engagement Supervisor Dani Peterson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Volunteer Resource Supervisor Kathy Janssen at email@example.com
Ironwood Tree Experience [Environment] - paid and unpaid opportunities available
Questions? Contact Youth Development Manager Kristen Sawyer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Iskashitaa Refugee Network [Sustainability/Immigration]
Questions? Contact email@example.com
Keep Tucson Together [Immigration]
Questions? Email KeepTucsonTogether@nomoredeaths.org or call (520) 623-4084
If you are interested in holding a book drive for Make Way for Books, please fill out the following form or contact Ally by calling 520-398-6451 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Mission Garden [Sustainability/Cultural Heritage]
Questions? Call 520-955-5200 ext. 1 or 2, or email email@example.com
Native Seeds/SEARCH [Environment]
Questions? Contact Dick Gase at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pima County [Environment, Misc.]
Visit the website here for more information about specific opportunities!
Pima County Justice for All [Immigration/Advocacy]
Questions? Contact email@example.com.
Pima County Teen Court [Public Service]
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Planned Parenthood [Reproductive Rights]
Primavera Foundation [Direct Service]
Questions? Contact Eric Cross at email@example.com or 520- 308-3110
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Arizona [Direct Service]
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
SAAF [Health/Direct Service/LGBTQIA+]
Questions? Contact Volunteer Resources Coordinator Gabriel Sherzada at email@example.com or 520-547-6174
Saguaro National Park [Environment]
Questions? Contact Cam Juarez at firstname.lastname@example.org or 520-306-6254 (office cell)
The Hermitage Cat Shelter [Animals]
Questions? Contact Volunteer Coordinator Sacha Trott at email@example.com or 520-571-7839 ext. 3
Tucson Clean and Beautiful, Youth Tree Leader Program [Environment] - paid
Questions? Call (520) 791-3109, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Sofia Angkasa at email@example.com
Tu Nidito [Mental Health/Grief Support]
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Amerika@tunidito.org, or call 520-322-9155
Watershed Management Group [Environment]
Questions? Email email@example.com or contact Cindy Hu at 520-396-3266 x17
Youth Conservation Corps [Environment] - paid