Scottsdale Preparatory Academy

Community Outreach Program

Scottsdale Prep Community Service


Founded: 2014

Managed by: Rachel Zoneraich


Copyright 2013. Scottsdale Prep Community Service. All Rights Reserved.


Welcome to America Project:  

This organization reaches out to the less fortunate by providing clothes, and house hold essentials. Come help run a close closet and collect furniture and household items, or come deliver the supplies to a family. Until October, the close closet is at 7:30 a.m. on Saturdays, and the deliveries start at 7:00 a.m. on Saturdays. After October, the deliveries start at 8:00 a.m., and close closet starts at 8:30 a.m. Register an account online and fill out volunteer agreement, if under 18 account needs to be registered by guardian. The account will be approved by the volunteer coordinator, and after it is approved you will need to schedule you volunteer time online on their calendar.

Location: Clothes Closet-Phoenix and Glendale, Deliveries-Tempe  (specific locations are available when you email the company directly)

Contact: Ophelia Bachini, (602) 403-0609

Andre's House: 

The soup line work here begins at 3:15 and finishes around 7:15p/7:30p…it is done whenever clean-up is complete.  The work includes all aspects of serving our nightly meal to the poor and homeless…meal prep, serving and clean-up. Minimum age -14 years old.  At clothing and donations, volunteers sort through the donations we receive, sort men’s vs women’s clothing, sorting toiletries, organizing shelves, folding & stacking blankets, etc.  This is open on some Saturdays from 1:00p to 3:00p.  Minimum age- 12 years old. No drop-in’s, please.

Location: Hospitality Center: 213 S. 11th Ave Phoenix, AZ 85007, Transitional House: 1203 W. Polk St. Phoenix, AZ 85007

Contact:  Theresa Hipp (602) 255-0580 ext 302 

Power Paws Assistance Dogs:

One way you can volunteer is just to come and socialize with the dogs or help with fundraising. If you want to go one step further, you can adopt a puppy for 2 years, train it, and then give the puppy to a disabled person. In order to volunteer, you need to go to orientation, which is on the first Saturday of every month. All ages allowed with parent accompaniment.

Location: Apache School Room 101: 1201 N. 85th Place Scottsdale 85257

Contact: 480-970-1322

Phoenix Rescue Mission:  

The Phoenix Rescue Mission is a place of hope, healing, and new beginnings for men, women, and children in our community struggling with homlessness, addiction, and trama. This organization offers a hot meal, a warm shower, clean clothes, and encouragement. The Daily Meal Service – Breakfast (6:15 - 8:00 a.m.), Lunch (11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.), Dinner (4:15 – 6:00 p.m.), age 14 minimum.  

Located at 1801 S. 35th Ave. Phoenix, 85009. 

Contact Sofia Ontiveros (602) 346-3388

Real Gift Foundation

The Real Gift Foundation has major projects such as donation sorting and playground building. They are dedicated to providing the necessary aid and assistance for children of homeless families so that they may better handle the challenges their lives. Minors need parental permission, but there is no needed for parents to accompany their children in volunteering.

P.O. Box 12442, Scottsdale, AZ 85267

Contact Leslie, (602)-482-5800

Paz De Cristo:

Meal service: 7 days/week, 4-7:30, requires meal preparation, service, and clean up. The other program is where volunteers would help create and hand out food boxes. This is on the 4th Saturday of every month from 10:30-1:30. Age-12 and up may volunteer, if under 16 need a parent chaperone.

Location: 424 W Broadway Rd, Mesa.

ContactChristine Oliviero, (480) 464-2370

Vista del Camino:

The Vista del Camino provides a variety of services to Scottsdale residents to prevent homelessness, meet the basic needs of individuals and families in crisis, relieve economic and emotional stress and assist individuals to maintain self-sufficiency. One of the main services this provides is assisting the elderly. Age requirements differ for each activity. See website for more specific information. This organization has an extensive list of activities; website outlines each one in detail, gives age restrictions, and has links to forms. 

Location For Senior Center: 10440 East Via Linda Scottsdale, AZ 85258 
Contact: 480-312-5810


SW Autism Resource & Research: 

CommunityWorks® is a program that helps young people with autism between 13 and 18 years of age make the transition to adulthood, higher education, and/or optimum employment. This junior volunteer opportunity enables teen peer mentors to engage with teens with ASD(Autism). By doing volunteer work throughout the community, teens with ASD and their peer mentors develop job skills, learn to socialize, and build lasting friendships. Must be 13 to volunteer. 

Location: SARRC's Vocational & Life Skills Academy: 2225 N 16th Street ,Phoenix, AZ 85006

SARRC's Sybil B. Harrington Campus: 300 N 18th Street Phoenix, AZ 85006

Contact: Brad Herron, (602) 218-8219

Project Snowman

​This is an organization that creates cards for veterans. Needs: Project Preparation--trace and cut out 200-300 snowman and hats; Project Completion: photograph each card, label each photograph, and sort the photographs. Project Prep takes 2-3 people a couple hours. Project Completion takes 2-3 people 4 hours.

Contact: Scottsdale Prep 

Pueblo Norte:

This is a senior living center. Volunteers can play games with the seniors, help organize the facility, and help care for some of the seniors. 

Location: 7090 E. Mescal Street Scottsdale, AZ 85254

​Contact: 480-948-399

Wild at Heart: 

This is a rehab location for wild birds. Come take care and play with the rescued and healing birds. 


Chances for Children

This charity works on raising money to better the lives of the children living in Haiti. Help is needed to sort mail and help organize some of the paperwork for the different event Chances for Children hosts. This work can be done from home. 

Contact: Nicole Newman -

Phoenix Herpetological Society

This is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating, rehibilitating, and preserving native and non-native reptiles in Arizona. Come care for and learn about the different animals.

 Location: 20701 N. Scottsdale Rd. , Site 107, Scottsdale, AZ 85255

​Contact: 480-513-4377, email:

Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research: 

This is a non-profit business that educates people about brain tumors and raises money to help find a cure. Volunteers go to monthly meeting to learn more about brain tumors, and to help run fundraising events. 

Location: Mayo Clinic

​Contact: 1-888-772-8729, email:

The Martin Miracles Teen Advisory Board:

​This is an organization that empowers teens from 6th grade through
12th grade by providing them with essential leadership, organizational,
communication, and team building skills while ultimately benefiting the