Volunteer With Phoenix Platoon

Platoon Summary

Parks are vitally important to establishing and maintaining the quality of life in a community. They strengthen economic value and environmental well-being for families and youth. By actively engaging in local park conservation and revitalization initiatives, Phoenix Platoon is promoting environmental stewardship at the local level and improving overall health and wellness of the community.

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Social at the Puzzle Effect Escape Rooms

Location: Puzzle Effect Escape Rooms 4700 N. Central Avenue Suite 102 Phoenix AZ 85012

December 2, 2023

02:45 PM - 05:00 PM


Painting for Education at Zion Institute

Location: The Zion Institute 5644 S. 16th Street Phoenix AZ 85040

December 2, 2023

07:45 AM - 12:00 PM


Grow the Future at the Garden of Tomorrow

Location: Garden of Tomorrow 1823 E. Broadway Road Phoenix AZ 85040

December 8, 2023

07:45 AM - 11:00 AM


Trail Maintenance at Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area

Location: Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area 2801 S. 7th Avenue Phoenix AZ 85003

January 20, 2024

07:45 AM - 10:00 AM


2024 MLK Jr. Day National

Location: Garden of Tomorrow 1823 E. Broadway Road Phoenix AZ 85040

January 27, 2024

07:45 AM - 11:00 AM


Fur-Real Canine Experience Play Day

Location: Humane Society Campus for Compassion 1521 W Dobbins Road Phoenix AZ 85041

February 10, 2024

07:45 AM - 10:00 AM


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Who We Are

The Mission Continues is a national non-profit that empowers veterans to continue serving in our nation’s under-resourced communities, giving veterans the opportunity to keep serving even after the uniform comes off, right here at home. Our programs deploy veterans and volunteers to work alongside nonprofit partners and community leaders to improve educational resources, tackle food insecurity, foster neighborhood identity, and more.  

Who should volunteer?

Our service projects are for all veterans with a desire to continue their service and for all non-veterans that want to be part of a nationwide movement to transform communities. Please note, age and accessibility accommodations can be made at any project. There is room for everyone to make an impact. 

How to volunteer 

Click “Register” under the event and it will take you to the event details that will review in more detail what it entails, when and where the project is located, parking details etc.  

Then click “Attend” to fill in simple volunteer information. You will get an email confirmation and updates about this event through your choice of email and text messages

What is a Service Platoon? 

Service Platoons are your opportunity to engage and connect with veterans and community members while generating community impact in a real and tangible way. Led by veteran volunteer platoon leaders, each platoon works with dedicated community partners and volunteers to provide the manpower and support that they need to help them do their work more effectively. 

We currently have service platoons in more than 40+ cities across the country that are having events at least once a month. Everyone is invited to serve, regardless of veteran status: a service platoon is for you if you have a passion for service. 

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