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Community Engagement Programs

Mesa United Way


Our Mission: Uniting Community - Inspiring Donors - Improving Lives. Our Vision: A community of people that energizes, inspires and cares for one another. Our Values: Compassion, Innovation, Integrity, Relationships, Results. Our Programs: Helen's Hope Chest provides quality clothing, school supplies, books, gift cards, toys, games and more at no cost to foster children from throughout the Valley. The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program provides a free tax preparation service for low and middle income individuals and families living in and around Mesa Arizona.

Service Internships

Special Requirements: Fingerprinting | Background Check | Training

Service Internship Duties City / Map Semesters Offered Special Requirements
Boutique Assistant (foster children) Helen's Hope Chest is a service of Mesa United Way. We serve foster families in a unique, boutique like setting where they can shop for clothing and other basic need... read more Mesa
VITA Tax Preparation Volunteer Intern will receive training to be an IRS qualified tax preparer. Qualification at Basic level is required but Advanced is highly desireable. The intern will then work... read more Mesa
Training required which may significantly delay start of service hours or which needs to be completed prior to the start of the semester.