Job Opportunities
in Carefree & Cave Creek, Arizona

The Carefree Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce is committed to being the community resource for information and connections. Please view many of the  employment opportunities in our business community.

Carefree Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce | Executive Director

About the Chamber:
Catalyst, convener, and champion. The Carefree Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based, business advocacy organization serving nearly 400 member business enterprises, civic organizations, and educational institutions with plenty of room to grow. With a history of more than 56 years, the Chamber remains the largest and most prominent business organization in the Desert Foothills region, serving as the collective voice for local small businesses. Its mission is committed to promoting revenue and enterprise growth of its members through promotion, participation, and collaboration, by providing advocacy, marketing, and networking services to its members.

Summary: 
Seize a unique opportunity to have a regional impact on the community by being a high profile leader and champion for local small businesses while growing with the organization to create your legacy. The Chamber seeks an experienced leader to oversee all operations, functions, and activities for advancing the organization’s mission and priorities in its exciting next chapter.

There is an opportunity for you to:
*Bring fresh and innovative ideas to the organization
*Personify a lead by example position to build upon the Chamber’s legacy
*Holistically grow the organization to new levels of success
*Influence and motivate others to strive toward sustainability
*Implement a visionary strategic plan in collaboration with a diverse and influential group of small businesses, nonprofits, legislators, and municipalities

Responsibilities:
The Executive Director is the face of the organization in the community and to its members. They are routinely involved in high-level interaction with executives of companies of various sizes, community organizations, foundations, education leaders, and government officials on economic and community development issues. Therefore, they are a key representative and advocate for business owners and employers and is the official spokesperson for the Chamber. It will be vital that they drive the organization’s mission, vision, and strategic plan forward with support from complementary staff, and motivating volunteers, members of the Board of Directors, and Chamber Ambassadors. They are accountable for the overall leadership and strategic development of the Chamber, its membership, and programs. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall growth, planning, marketing, organizing, and directing of Chamber operations including program objectives, finances, staff, and quality of services to its members. They oversee all operational, financial, and visioning aspects of the Chamber along with supervision of staff and the maintenance of the Chamber’s headquarters. The Executive Director for the North Carefree Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce is actively involved in community wide business and economic related issues and events as well as furthering relationships to effectively advocate for businesses at local and regional levels of government.

Working Conditions and Environment:
Our success is powered by people and technology. Relationships drive the vision forward with programs that support and streamline processes. Employees are encouraged to have an entrepreneurial mindset to innovative ways to serve and advocate for our members. The fast-paced working environment is free from micromanagement and will appeal to a self-starter. With this prominent role in a membership-based organization, a variety of opinions will be presented. This is a diversified job requiring sustained mental effort related to public contacts, organizational issues, mediation, planning, and technical areas as well as some travel, public speaking, and events that occur during non-standard business hours. A regular schedule of member programming and Chamber events are often lively, fun, and can be educational. This is an in-office-based position that will balance time being in the community and region to further the Chamber’s mission and growth of the organization. There is sustained exposure to public contact and sitting. Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.

Education:  
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, or related field (Preferred)
Or
US Chamber Institute or WACE Academy Graduate (Preferred)
Or
Institute or Organizational Management or equivalent program (Preferred)

Compensation and Benefits:
* Salary Range: $63,000 – $78,000
* $3,000 Medical Insurance Stipend Annually
* Company Provided Cell Phone
* Mileage Reimbursement
* 10 Paid Holidays
* 2 Weeks of Paid Vacation
* Bonus Potential

Please e-mail resumes to careers@carefreecavecreek.org

Desert Foothills LibraryDatabase Administrator

Desert Foothills Library
Nestled in the foothills of Cave Creek, Desert Foothills Library is a dynamic and cherished community asset. The Library offers free membership to all Maricopa County residents and thrives because of individual community members’ generous financial support. With 20,000 square feet of books, audiovisual materials, meeting and study rooms, a large used bookstore, demonstration kitchen, a beautiful patio with mountain views, the Library is a wonderful place to learn, relax, visit with friends and work. Innovative and creative staff host more than 2,500 programs annually and 100 community members give their time as volunteers to ensure patrons get personalized, friendly service.

Summary
We are looking for a professional to effectively maintain donor information in the Library’s Bloomerang database and to prepare reports and communications utilizing that information. This position reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the staff Bookkeeper. Additionally, this person will assist and support the Advancement and Finance Committees.  Other responsibilities will include office administration duties to support the Executive and Assistant Directors. Most of these duties will center around secretarial support including use of our Microsoft Suite, establishing vendor relations and managing day-to-day organizational tasks.

Hourly Rate:
$18 – $24 an hour

This position will be between 20-30 hours per week depending on the time of year (more hours September to April).
Please send a letter of interest and current resume to Anne Johnson, Executive Director: ajohnson@dfla.org
Accepting applicants through February 10, 2023


Desert Foothills Land Trust – Director of Community Engagement

The Director of Community Engagement develops, manages, and advances DFLT’s programs and local outreach efforts to support our conservation work through engagement with volunteers and community partners.  They collaborate with other staff to communicate key achievements and success stories, develop programs to elevate the Land Trust’s visibility within the community, and help build capacity for the  organization. This position is responsible for growing and managing DFLT’s communications & programs to bring awareness, interest, engagement, and action to our cause.

The Director of Community Engagement is a full-time, exempt, salaried position, supervised by the Desert Foothills Land Trust President & CEO, and based at DFLT’s Carefree, Arizona office.

​Click Here for the full job description and how to apply.


Desert Foothills Land Trust – Development Associate

The Development Associate is the primary manager of the organization’s donor database and record keeping, and is responsible for creating development plans to help meet the annual and strategic goals of the Land Trust. They will support the President & CEO in managing donor data to help identify and manage relationships with the organization’s current and potential supporters. The Development Associate has specific fundraising responsibilities as well as office management, scheduling, and event management.

The Development Associate is a full time, exempt, salaried position, supervised by the Desert Foothills Land Trust President & CEO, and based at DFLT’s Carefree, Arizona office.

Click Here for the full job description and how to apply.

Our Lady of Joy Preschool | PreK Teacher

We are a small standalone preschool/ PreK located in beautiful Carefree, AZ. We have small class sizes, a great school community and top notch academic curriculum.   To learn more about this position for the 2023-2024 school year, please email Director of Preschool Mrs. Jessica Snook at jsnook@oloj.org or call (480) 346-305.  You may apply directly to the link here.


We’re Hiring

Cave Creek Unified School District is hiring Multiple positions

Apply online at:https://ccusd93.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx


Distance Learning Facilitator

Mathnasium of Cave Creek is seeking a Distance Learning Facilitator to help us execute our distance learning program: Prime Study Space by Mathnasium. The program is designed to support families and students by providing a safe and engaging environment for students where they can work on their academic or school-related tasks. The distance learning program operates daily, providing parents a safe place to drop off children for a portion of their workday. We are looking for individuals over 18 years old who are comfortable working with children and troubleshooting technical and connectivity difficulties common with distance learning. Further information and the application for this exciting opportunity are available at our website: mathnasium.com/cavecreek/employment.

Desert Foothills Library – Custodian/Handyperson

Summary
We are looking for a dependable person that can flex between two key roles: custodial and maintenance of facilities. Some maintenance duties include patching and painting, hanging objects, removing old technology equipment, upkeep with utilities such as light bulb installations, and minor repairs to name a few. This role will ensure interior and exterior structural components such as outside lighting and waterfall features, are safe and in good condition. In addition to ongoing maintenance, we seek a valued member of our staff who loves our library as much as we do, and is willing, able and ready to make it sparkle. Custodial responsibilities include routine vacuuming, dusting, and sanitary maintenance using only the safest cleaning products for you, our staff and our patrons. You must be able to lift at least 50 lbs., be a self-starter, and have an eye for “what needs to be done”.

Hourly Rate:
$18-$20 pr. hour

Anticipated Hours: 20-25 hours per week (subject to change/flex)
Work schedule to include Saturdays with flexibility throughout the week and TBD

Please send a letter of interest and current resume to Anne Johnson, Executive Director: ajohnson@dfla.org Accepting applicants through February 10, 2023

Desert Foothills Library
Nestled in the foothills of Cave Creek, Desert Foothills Library is a dynamic and cherished community asset. The Library offers free membership to all Maricopa County residents and thrives because of individual community members’ generous financial support. With 20,000 square feet of books, audiovisual materials, meeting and study rooms, a large used bookstore, demonstration kitchen, a beautiful patio with mountain views, the Library is a wonderful place to learn, relax, visit with friends and work. Innovative and creative staff host more than 2,500 programs annually and 100 community members give their time as volunteers to ensure patrons get personalized, friendly service.


CCUSD Sonoran Trails Middle School Science Fair | We are looking for 24 judges for the Sonoran Trails Middle School Science Fair on February 27 from 7:15-2:30. We will provide volunteers with training and a rubric and coach them on what to look for before the students arrive. We will also provide volunteers with Barros for lunch! 


Volunteer Opportunities at new Dementia Care and Education Campus

Hospice of the Valley’s Dementia Care and Education Campus is opening in early 2022 at 44th Street and Indianola Avenue in Phoenix. This campus will be a place where people can live life to the fullest and receive exceptional care for all types of dementia. From the earliest stages to the most advanced, loved ones and their caregivers will receive compassionate support and education to help ease a challenging journey.

A big component of this beautiful care comes from volunteers who visit with patients and families. We invite you to join our volunteer family and truly change lives with your companionship, conversation and laughter. The campus also has a need for volunteers with professional talents — licensed/certified hair stylists, nail artists and yoga instructors who enjoy pampering someone with a relaxing experience that lifts or calms the spirit.

To volunteer at the Dementia Care and Education Campus or with Hospice of the Valley, please contact Angela Hofler at ahofler@hov.org or (602) 739-4717. It may be one of the most fulfilling things you ever do!

Hospice of the Valley is recruiting volunteers to support military families

A national program that matches people in communities across the country with veterans who need support is now available in the Phoenix area through Hospice of the Valley.

Volunteers who join the ASU-based program, called Legacy Corps for Veterans and Military Families, receive special training in caregiving support from Hospice of the Valley. They provide companionship to patients, socialization and in-home respite care that allows caregivers to take a much-needed break. In return, Legacy Corps volunteers receive a monthly allowance and a college tuition award after a year of service. Those who are 55 or older can pass this award to a child or grandchild.

If you would love the opportunity to enrich the lives of veteran patients and their families, please contact Hospice of the Valley at (480) 844-5486 or legacycorps@hov.org. To learn more about the Legacy Corps program and apply, visit hov.org/volunteer/Legacy-Corps.


Rancho Milagro is seeking experienced volunteer assistance with Fundraising, Admin Assistance, Grant Writing, Marketing, Barn assistants, Horse and Dog grooming, Landscaping and Garden workers

Our goal is to augment current giving in support of equine therapists, for scholarships, building program and RM Teen Program.

RM is an Equine Therapy ranch with horses and dogs so comfort in that environment will be helpful.
Background investigation will be required.
Training specific to RM will be provided.
Social Distancing and safe practices will be taken. After training and security clearance some work may be done remotely.

Call 480-529-2633 or https://ranchomilagroaz.org/


Do you have extra time? Willing to walk, feed, bathe, play or just love sweet dogs in need. Come join our amazing team at our Center in Cave Creek
7:30-9am or 6-9pm

Maybe you are willing to open your home to a puppies in need of a little love and security?

Or would you like to volunteer at our Puppy Luv Flea Market?

We are currently in need of volunteers and fosters. We ask that if you have any interest in doing either one that you contact us via private message.

You can make a difference. Thank you in advance. (480) 582-6307


cave creek MuseumLooking for meaningful ways to spend your time? Come join your friends at the Cave Creek Museum! Opportunities abound! We always welcome your smiling face and helping hands.

Volunteer positions are available in guest services and docent duties; assisting with newsletter assembly and bulk mailing; joining the Stamp Mill Dream Team; and hospitality. There are also new activities for middle and high school students in our Junior Docent Program.

For more information, please call the Cave Creek Museum at (480) 488-2764 or visit our web site at  www.cavecreekmuseum.org


YMCA Focus BlueVOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY – Ironman 140.6 Tempe Town Lake.

Desert Foothills YMCA Togetherhood volunteers will be helping with the Run Special Needs Station at Tempe Town Lake. This is a great way to volunteer as a family and connect to the Y family! 75 volunteers needed! Must be over 13 years old.
When: 11/18/2018 – Time: Three shifts available: 4:30a-8:00a; 1pm-6pm; and 5pm-11pm. Location: Tempe Town Lake – 80 W. Rio Salado Park, Tempe, AZ 8528. Questions? Contact Lindsey Combe – lcombe@vosymca.org – 602-212-6058
Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080845acaa2ba0fb6-ironman


WE NEED USHERS AT OUR LADY OF JOY!
Men and women who are regular mass attendees and wish to participate more fully in the mass experience are invited to explore becoming an Usher. This is also a wonderful opportunity to meet other parishioners and expand your circle of friends at Our Lady of Joy. Please contact Ted Dudine at ted@dudine.com or at 480-236-6270.


Members of our community volunteer for several reasons.  Some volunteer because they want to make a difference and support the programs sponsored by the Carefree Kiwanis Club which supports children in the North Scottsdale / Carefree / Cave Creek area.   Others volunteer looking to make new friends and create a sense of belonging.

Marketplace Volunteers do not have to be Kiwanis Club Members to volunteer at the Marketplace.  About a third of the 19,000 yearly volunteer hours donated are by Kiwanis Club Members.  We encourage Volunteers to work at the Marketplace as often as they like.  We are very flexible and accommodating to everyone!

Volunteers are needed during our business hours, Tues – Sat, 9 am -4 pm.  Generally, volunteers will work a 4 hour morning or afternoon shift, yet we welcome whatever amount of time you can give.

Several Volunteer Appreciation Parties are held throughout the year for recognition of Volunteer efforts.  Volunteers are encouraged to attend our parties and to bring a friend or family member.  Most Appreciation Parties are held at the Marketplace and are a lot of fun and a great place to make another new friend!


Volunteers are needed

Join the Desert Foothills Library and make a real impact! Volunteers are needed at the Library and Chapter2Books. Shifts are generally 3 to 4 hours and available for all days of the week; volunteers will be fully trained. To apply, contact Library Manager Terri Engebretson at tengebretson@dfla.org or 480-488-2286.



Answer the Foothills Caring Corps Call for Volunteers to Promote Elderly Independence

Foothills Caring Corps has issued an immediate call for volunteers to help in their mission to promote independence and enhance the quality of life of elderly residents in the Northeast Valley. The 501(c)3 based in Carefree, Arizona loses a significant number of volunteers when they return to their part-time homes during the summer. Foothills Caring Corps needs additional recruits to not only fill the seasonal gap but also to help with the community’s growing need for senior services.

Potential volunteers can attend a monthly orientation on the second Thursday of each month from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Caring Corps offices, 7275 E. Easy Street, Suite B103/104 in Carefree.

With numerous ways to volunteer, the Foothills Caring Corps has the greatest need for drivers in their van transportation programs. Through its volunteer force, the nonprofit agency provides a variety of invaluable services including medical and van transportation, friendly visits, mobile meals, shopping assistance and more.

Based on a volunteers’ schedule, favorite things to do and skill set, the Foothills Caring Corps staff will find the perfect way to serve. Current Foothills Caring Corps volunteers report a flexible and highly rewarding experience easy to fit into a busy schedule because of multiple ways to and assist.

  • “Some of my best new friends are folks I’ve met while volunteering at Foothills Caring Corps. This is an exceptional group of happy and talented people!”
  • “I feel I’m making a difference.”
  • “To help others regain or keep their independence is gratifying.”
  • “They thank me when actually I always thank them. It’s a grand gift to me that I get to help them!”
  • I’ve spent my life in business. I’ve now retired and discovered Foothills Caring Corps. The hours I volunteer each week have become the happiest moments of my retirement.”
  • “I’ve always been a fixer-upper with a collection of tools in my garage. It’s a joy to help someone who has a little housework for me to do.”

For more information, or to become a volunteer, please call 480-488-1105, email services@foothillscaringcorps.com or visit foothillscaringcorps.com.