In addition to volunteer mentors, New Pathways for Youth welcomes volunteers to help create a better future for our youth. New Pathways for Youth invites volunteers to serve in a variety of ways.

  • Committee Service
  • Administrative Support
  • After School Support
  • Parent Program Support
  • Group Projects

Call or email, Hannah Rakestraw, Volunteer Coordinator at (602) 422-9270 and hrakestraw@npfy.org. Volunteers may be asked to attend a Volunteer Orientation, complete a Volunteer Application and participate in any other training relevant to the volunteer position.

See below for our current volunteer openings:

Program Space Maintenance

Spring cleaning? How about year round cleaning!! If you have a love of deep cleaning then we have the job for you! Come down to our center for a few hours once a month and deep clean, organize, and sanitize so that our center is a clean and healthy place for our kids, mentors, and staff to be!

File Cleansing and Organizational Position

Not into deep cleaning but organizing sounds like your jam? Well, nothing beats clean and organized file cabinets! A couple hours per week or based on your availability, help support New Pathways for Youth staff with the organization and cleansing of executive, grant, and program files.

Parent Program Child Care

Make a parent transformation possible!! Child care volunteers are needed to support kiddos during our parenting classes! Volunteers must hold a valid level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card and have a heart for youth! Volunteers are needed the 3rd and 4th Wednesday’s of each month from 6-8pm! Come hang out with our amazing youth for a few hours and give back to the community at the same time!

Administrative Support

Use your office skills for a good cause! As admin needs arise, volunteers could input data and upload documents onto Civicore, prepare and address letters/cards/envelopes for mailing projects, compile program materials, and shred confidential documents. Volunteers may be asked to sign a confidentially agreement. This is a great way to give back in a couple of quiet hours!

Afterschool Program Tutor

Be an education advocate! Provide individualized homework support to our 5-12 year-old youth. Tutors assist youth with match, reading, writing, science, social studies, and other academic activities Mon-Tues and Thurs-Fri from 3:30pm to 5pm, and Wed from 2pm to 4pm.


Give your green thumb to a good cause! We are seeking a seasoned gardener to oversee our community garden and create basic activities for our Afterschool Program youth to be a part of, such as watering, pruning and harvesting the plants when the time comes! We’re looking for a volunteer to plant seedlings for lettuce, mint and basil for the fall!

Workshop Logistics Support

Be a part of the transformation! We are seeking a volunteer to support our 1st Saturday teen workshop from 9:30am-1:30pm the first Saturday of the month. The Workshop Logistics Support would assist the Workshop Facilitator with set-up, picking up food for the community, making copies, and being a steady, positive presence for teens and mentors in the workshop. This position requires a minimum 3 month commitment.