Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Maggie’s Place! You are the heart of what we do. We are diligently working on plans for the return of volunteers into our home. We appreciate your patience.

In 2020, Maggie’s Place had 200 volunteers put in 2,000 hours for a financial value of $57,080. Thank you!


Family Success Center

  • Participate in Social Connection Events for all of our moms (i.e. Christmas Party, Back to School, Mother’s Day…etc.)
  • Assist program instructors/teachers during weeknight and Saturday classes for moms and their children
  • Babysit during Support Groups, classes and Social Connection Events. (Usually evening and Saturdays)
  • Assist with administrative needs
  • Organize a donation drive and/or help tidy up the donation closet
  • Prepare a meal (usually dinner) for those attending support groups or classes at the Family Success center

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In Our Homes

Ongoing Opportunities

  • House Coverage –  On-duty support for staff and management of home, be present in community space and build and support healthy relationships within the home
  • Child Care – Provide moms an opportunity to attend group counseling, programming, etc. Care for a  baby age 6 weeks-12 months
  • VOICE Mentor – Be a part of the program that helps build confidence and to find one’s strength
  • Facilities Volunteer – Help with upkeep of the home inside and outside

One-Time Opportunities

  • Community Night Speaker – Share your skills and/or expertise with our moms
  • Prepare a Meal – Promote our core values of community and hospitality
  • Coordinate a Special Project (Building, Painting, “Handyman” days…)

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Group Volunteering

Serve Saturday

  • Work alongside moms and AmeriCorps members to help clean and maintain the homes

Special Projects and Events

  • Sort donations, participate in handyman days, build a garden or decorate for an event or holiday

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Maggie’s Place Thrift

Maggie’s Thrift is a social enterprise run by Maggie’s Place, located at 16th St. and McDowell Rd. in Phoenix, AZ and features boutique finds and higher quality, gently used furniture and clothing. Maggie’s Thrift is a fun, fast-paced and interactive place to volunteer.

  • Sort donations
  • Organize the store and donations area
  • Greet customers and answer questions
  • Price merchandise
  • Assist at the register

Volunteer Next Steps

  • Contact Director of Volunteer Services volunteer@maggiesplace.org about volunteer opportunities
  • Attend volunteer orientation (either in person or via zoom)
  • Complete volunteer application
  • Obtain fingerprint card; if position requires
  • Meet with Director of Volunteer Services
  • Volunteer Coordinator at preferred location will contact volunteer to schedule training
  • On-Going volunteer in-service training
  • Volunteer Meet and Greet