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NEWS RELEASE

City of Goodyear, Arizona

Public Information Office

 

For Immediate Release: Jan. 14, 2008

 

Volunteers needed for Goodyear events

 

GOODYEAR, AZ – The city of Goodyear is looking for volunteers to help shape our growing community.

 

Volunteers are needed to help Goodyear put on many upcoming activities and events. Here are a few samples of what the city has planned for 2008.

 

  • Goodyear Rodeo, February 15-17
  • Heart & Sole Run, February 23
  • Star Spangled 4th of July, July 4
  • G.A.I.N., October 18
  • Howling Halloween, October 25
  • Holly Jolly, December 6

 

There are many openings for volunteers interested in helping out on a regular basis in several departments. Volunteering can open the door to new job opportunities. Volunteers who have worked a minimum of 160 hours and continue to volunteer or work on a regular basis are eligible for internal recruitment opportunities.

 

 

·         Administrative/Clerical Assistant

·         Civil Engineering Department

·         Communications assistant (monitor media coverage, press releases)

·         Educational Ambassadors for Fire and Water Resources Departments

·         Fire Department Audio/Visual

·         Fire Department/AutoCAD

·         G.A.I.N. Event

·         Graffiti Patrol

·         Graphics Assistant

·         Human Resources Research Assistant

·         Make-a-Difference Projects

·         Public Meetings assistant to the Engineering Department

·         Senior Programs

·         Special Events

·         Victim’s Advocate volunteer, assistant

·         Volunteer Coordinator Assistant for Special Events

·         Webmaster Assistant

 

 

 

Volunteers will be trained to do research, assist in CPR instruction, or to help in the areas of audio-visual, writing and communications, data entry, administrative and clerical tasks, community outreach, and much more.

 

For a complete list of volunteer positions and descriptions, visit Goodyear’s website at www.goodyearaz.gov.

 

If you are interested in volunteering for a position or an event, please complete and submit an application form and a pledge form, available online or in person at City Hall, 190 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear, AZ 85338.

 

For more information, call Judi Switanek, Goodyear Volunteer Coordinator, at 623-882-7807 or judi.switanek@goodyearaz.gov.

 

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City of Goodyear • 190 N. Litchfield Road • Goodyear AZ 85338 • Phone 623-932-3910 • Toll-Free 1-800-872-1749