Mission: To inspire, prepare and mobilize people and organizations to strengthen communities through service
Programs: As a volunteer connector organization, the volunteer center provides volunteer recruitment and referral services to more than 250 nonprofit organizations throughout southern arizona and manages high impact programs that engage volunteers in strategic solutions to community challenges. These programs include: experience corps, an academic mentoring program that pairs older adults one-on-one with kindergarten - 3rd grade students; youth volunteer corps, which engages youth 11-18 years of age in a variety of service learning projects and experiences; greater tucson youth leadership, which prepares youth for leadership and nonprofit board positions; and disaster preparedness initiatives whereby we can be mobilized to operate a volunteer reception center for spontaneous, unaffiliated volunteers in times of great community need. In addition, the volunteer center provides training in volunteer management best practices and runs national service programs including americorps, americorps *vista, and rsvp (retired and senior volunteer program). Vsa 2013 program service activitycommunity partners 44 total volunteers 464 referrals 498 hours served 2,540 hours clients engaged/impacted 1,240 clients training participation 36 nat'l service participation 6
This organization's nonprofit status may have been revoked or it may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.