Volunteer Opportunities

Phoenix Day offers the following ongoing volunteer opportunities to you and/or your organization.**

  • Story telling
  • Classroom assistance
  • Help in creating artwork
  • Homework assistance
  • Arts and Crafts leaders
  • Sports coaches

Volunteers are also needed for the following annual events*:

  • Stone Soup—November
  • Health Fair—April
  • Transition Day—August

* Dates to be announced
** Background checks required when working with children

If you are interested in volunteering, please e-mail the Volunteer Form to
Lynne McCool at: lmccool@phoenixday.org

Drives

Volunteer groups from companies, civic organizations and other entities are encouraged to coordinate drives for Phoenix Day’s needs, which are contained in the attached Wish List.

Established monthly drives are:

  • January                Baby bottles, pacifiers, soft toys
  • February             Arts and craft supplies, markers, paints, art paper
  • March                   Shampoo, deodorant, soap
  • April                      Manipulatives , toys, board games
  • May                       Swim suits, towels, sun screen (for children of all ages)
  • June                      Arts and craft supplies, markers, paints, art paper
  • July                       Soy milk, formula, baby food
  • August                 Pencils, binders, notebooks , school supplies, backpacks
  • September         Dress-up outfits (scarves, hats, shoes, etc.)
  • October               Diapers, pull-ups and wipes
  • November          Sports equipment for children or youth
  • December           Books and puzzles

Volunteer groups are also encouraged to “create” their own theme for drives an example of which could be making musical instruments or costumes and culminating the event with a parade around the playground on Cinco de Mayo or Halloween.