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A Volunteer Information Session - Find Out How to Volunteer at Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights

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ORGANIZATION: Tovrea Carraro Society

Find Out How to Volunteer
Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights



VOLUNTEER APPLICATION: Fill out the online application: https://t.ly/rujcw


Volunteer Information Session - check out our opportunities flier

This Volunteer Information Session is for YOU, If YOU are Interested in Volunteering with Tovrea Carraro Society in any of these areas:

  • Becoming a Certified Docent,
  • Providing Guest Services at the Visitor Center and in the Gift Shop,
  • Becoming a Tram Driver.

Visitor Center
at Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights
5025 E. Van Buren St., Phoenix

T he Volunteer Information Session gives you everything you need to begin the process of acceptance as a Volunteer with Tovrea Carraro Society, a Premier All-Volunteer Organization in Arizona.

During this one-hour session, you will receive detailed information about volunteering opportunities, have an chance to ask questions and meet members of our dedicated crew of volunteers.*

Please Respond ASAP as spaces fill quickly!

Once you have registered, we will send you further information, including Volunteer Opportunities Brochure and Volunteer Application. YOUR VOLUNTEER APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO ATTENDANCE AT THE VOLUNTEER INFORMATION SESSION!

Access the ONLINE Application here: https://bit.ly/3lhbbFZ

Orientations do NOT include a tour of the castle and cactus gardens.

*A one-time, nonrefundable $50 training fee applies to these volunteer areas. The fee is not due until you have been accepted as a new volunteer in training with Tovrea Carraro Society.

The mission of Tovrea Carraro Society is to provide a unique experience for visitors to Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights; preserving, maintaining and restoring its historic structures, gardens and grounds, in partnership with the City of Phoenix.



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About Tovrea Carraro Society


5025 E Van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008, US

Mission Statement

Tovrea Carraro Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed in 2010, located in Phoenix, AZ. Our mission is to provide a unique experience for visitors to Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights; preserving, maintaining and restoring its historic structures, gardens and grounds, in partnership with the City of Phoenix. We're proud of our association with the City, and equally proud to make the Castle available to the public through our scheduled tours and other programs. To learn more, link to our website at www.tovreacastletours.com


Tovrea Castle, the wedding cake shaped Castle that is located on 44 acres near Van Buren and Highway 202, was originally built by Alessio Carraro as a hotel that would be the centerpiece of a luxury housing development.

When the Depression ended this dream, the Castle was purchased by the prominent meatpacking baron, EA Tovrea, and his wife, Della.

The Castle would remain in the Tovrea family until the late 1980’s when the citizens of the City of Phoenix passed the first of 3 bond issues to purchase this much loved landmark.

This Jewel in the Sonoran Desert has been the source of both legend and mystery for several generations of Phoenicians, is a City of Phoenix Point of Pride and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture, Community, Environment


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5025 E Van Buren StPhoenix, AZ 85008



  • Customer Service
  • Storytelling
  • Community Outreach
  • Gardening
  • Event Planning / Management


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours, at least 2 times per month
  • Must submit a Volunteer Application and attend a 1-Hour Volunteer Information Session before beginning to Volunteer

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