Volunteer Opportunities

Office Volunteering 

We are excited to be adding more structure to our office and art room volunteering process!
We are looking for weekday front desk volunteers and weekend art room help.
If you are interested please visit the links below.
Thursday Office volunteering 

Wednesday Office volunteering

Saturday Art Room volunteering


Volunteer Appreciation Events 


Mission: Art- Watercolor Basics

Join us for an evening with local artist and teacher Koryn Woodward Wasson as she shares her love of watercolor with the Free Arts community. In this class we will explore the basics of watercolor and how to bring this beautiful skill to the children we serve.  All supplies will be provided.

WHEN: Fri, April 28, 2017 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM MST
WHERE: Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona 352 East Camelback Road #102 Phoenix, AZ 85012
*Please note that this is an opportunity for adults only.


Free Arts Days!

NEW! West Side Story at Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University is hosting a Free Arts Day in conjunction with the theater performance of West Side Story. Post-show activities will include a dance workshop, visual art activities, Q&A with the cast and crew, a tour of the campus and a drumming circle.

Volunteers will enjoy the show and then lead children through the post-show activities.

Please wear you Art Heals t-shirt. Lunch will be provided. Parking passes will be emailed to volunteers.

WHEN: April 8th, 2017 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM

WHERE: Grand Canyon University- Ethington Theater 3300 West Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85017



NEW! Family Leadership Day

Please join us for an interactive experience celebrating school-wide leadership. Become fully immersed in Children First Leadership Academy’s Leader in Me initiative and learn more about their creative partnership with Free Arts. The day will include:

Students creatively sharing their leadership experiences
An interactive tour of campus 
A panel discussion on leadership with teachers, students, and administrators 
Pancake breakfast for all attendees!

WHEN: Wed, April 26, 2017, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM MST

WHERE: Children First Leadership Academy 1648 South 16th Street Phoenix, AZ 85034



Spring Professional Artist Series

NEW! The Sound of Nature

Join new teaching artist Lauren and Damien as they introduce 6th grade students at Children First Leadership Academy (CFLA) to the fundamentals of sound by exploring, recording, and synthesizing sound found in nature. 

Volunteers should be available for at least 4 sessions. Please wear your Free Arts T-shirt


4/6/17 – 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM CFLA
4/13/17 – 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Clark Community Garden
4/27/17 – 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM CFLA
4/27/17 – 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Clark Park Community Garden
4/29/17 9:00 AM -12:00 PM Clark Park Community Unveiling
5/3/17 9:00 AM -12:00 PM CFLA Community Leadership Unveiling

WHERE: Sessions alternate between two locations:

CFLA 1648 South 16th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85034

Clark Community Garden 1730 S Roosevelt St, Tempe, AZ 85281


NEW! Cooking with Chef Cathy at CFLA 

Join the 5thgrade students of Children First Leadership Academy as they work with Chef Cathy to understand the fundamentals of culinary arts. Please wear your Free Arts shirt. Volunteers should be available for all sessions. 


4/5/17 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
4/12/17 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
4/19/17 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM 
4/26/17 8:30 AM – 12:00 AM 
5/3/17 8:30 AM – 12:00 AM

WHERE: Children First Leadership Academy 1648 South 16th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85034





Are you interested in mentoring in 2017?  Fill out our placement survey here to get set up with a partner, a facility, and plan to use the healing power of art with the children we serve.  



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