Being involved in your community is the best way to be happy where you live. Once you get settled in your new home, it’s time to make new friends! What better way to feel a part of your new community and make friends than to volunteer? The Volunteer Center of Maricopa County is a great organization and they can help you find an organization you feel passionate about, one that fits you. They are located at 1515 E. Osborne Rd. phoenix, Arizona 85014. They can be reached at 602-263-9736 or log on to www.volunteer.org
There are over 40 awesome organizations they support. If you are passionate about animal rescue, you could volunteer at the Arizona Animal Welfare League and possibly foster animals or facilitate their care. For some, kids are their passion. If this is the case, you might be interested in Think Together Arizona which provides after school programs to help keep kids in school or maybe the Desert Center at Pinnacle Peak where the educate children about understanding and managing their ecosystem in the Sonoran Desert. A great organization that supports seniors is the Foundation for Senior Living. This organization strives to provide programs, services, education and care to seniors.
There are so many ways to enjoy Scottsdale and the great community. No matter what your passion, it can be found in Scottsdale and its surrounding areas.