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Surprise Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors

Retiring from work opens a new world of opportunities for Surprise, Arizona seniors. Offer your skills and experience to the organizations and public services that make Surprise a better place.

Volunteering can even be a way to start a new career. You’ll learn new and valuable skills that can bring unexpected opportunities. Volunteering will keep you interested in life, interacting with new people, and making friends.

Take a look at some of these places to volunteer in the Surprise, Arizona area and see if there is something for you.

Patients Need You

Banner Health provides medical care in many Arizona areas. Thousands of people serve as volunteers for Banner Health in many locations. You can help raise much-needed funds to keep care affordable and available. Help the Surprise senior community by organizing programs for the elderly.

As a Banner Health volunteer, you’ll learn new skills and work with highly skilled professionals. If you’re interested in volunteering, you will have to:

Be interviewed by a volunteer services representative

Undergo a tuberculosis test

Pass a background check

Show proof of being vaccinated

Once you start, you’ll receive an ID badge and uniform specific to your location.

Join the Fire Department

The Surprise Fire Department needs volunteers to help with their important mission. Put in your application to be considered for this important role. You can help in many different ways; administration and clerical, fundraising, and maintenance are just a few of the ways you can help.

The Surprise Police Department Needs Volunteers

The Surprise Police Department Citizen Patrol Program is an intrinsic part of the department. Volunteers take over many low priority tasks so that Surprise Police Officers can better dedicate themselves to keeping Surprise safe.

You will be trained in police work, gaining valuable skills. Enjoy the rewards of helping people out at accident scenes and by going on low priority police calls. Help keep the city moving by issuing parking citations, performing traffic control services and enforcing city code.

Be a Youth Volunteer Coach

Surprise needs coaches for the city’s youth sports programs. If you enjoy team sports and enjoy working with children, this could be the job for you! All coaches must be fingerprinted and pass a thorough background check. Volunteer to be a volunteer youth coach and enjoy the excitement of competition year after year.

Northwest Regional Library – Surprise

The Northwest Regional Library in Surprise is a rewarding place to donate your time. Running a library takes many hours of work and the Library staff has to wear many hats. Take some of the strain off the librarian and library staff. Help work the front desk, re-shelve books and research materials, help the Library be the best place possible for learning and relaxation.

Look Around

Look around and find more opportunities to enrich your retirement years by volunteering. Ask your friends and family if they are familiar with any opportunities in Surprise. Visit organizations where you’d like to help out and offer your assistance.

Learn more about Surprise Senior Services here:

Surprise Concierge Services

Surprise Rehab Centers

Surprise Senior Centers

Surprise Hospitals

Things to Do in Surprise

Senior-Friendly Workplaces in Surprise

Surprise Veterans Support Groups

How to Get Around Surprise Without Driving

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