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Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, Arizona

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This is a quiet, indoor volunteer opportunity to join a team of volunteers in supporting our administrative staff in their weekly duties. The Office Volunteers attend the front desk/reception area in the historic Winship House at 216 W Portland St, in Phoenix.

The Office Volunteer shifts are from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Tuesday through Friday.

Example duties include: stuffing envelopes, sticking-on mailing labels, greeting people who enter the building, data entry, some light organizing, and cleaning. We recommend bringing a book or homework for when there are no tasks available.

Here are the instructions:

  1. Please wear weather-appropriate clothing fit for a casual office setting.
  2. Please wear a mask and keep socially distanced from others during your service.
  3. Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated.

Right now this position is full, but we are accepting new applications for substitutes who can cover occasionally for those volunteers who have to miss a shift.

Please fill out our application and waiver at our website: www.japanesefriendshipgarden.com/volunteer

No one under 12 years of age, please. Children 12 to 18 must be accompanied by an adult during volunteer activities.

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About Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, Arizona


1125 N. 3 Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85003, US

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Japanese Friendship Garden is to maintain a beautiful, serene Japanese garden in the heart of Phoenix and provide educational and artistic programs and events to deepen our relationships and celebrate the rich history and culture of Japan.


The Japanese Friendship Garden - also known as RoHoEn - is an authentic 3 1/2 acre Japanese Stroll Garden with a tea garden and tea house. This tranquil and beautiful setting features 1,500 tons of hand-picked rock, stone footbridges, lanterns and more than 50 varieties of plants. Flowing streams, a 12-foot waterfall and a Koi pond with over 300 colorful Koi fish refresh the senses. The Garden is the product and shared cultural vision of the Sister Cities of Phoenix and Himeji, Japan.

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We'll work with your schedule.


216 W. Portland St.Phoenix, AZ 85003



  • Data Entry
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Administrative Support


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours per week

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