Tucson, Arizona, is located in the Sonoran Desert and boasts an average of 284 sunny days a year. It offers a small city experience nestled between four mountain ranges. Tucson is 60 miles north of the international border with Mexico. The shared border and history have created a rich bicultural and bilingual community. Volunteer opportunities in this part of Arizona are plentiful and often include service-learning initiatives for those just finishing college to those looking for something after retirement. 

Highlights of living in Tucson:
  • Scenic & sunny
  • Small city with tons of local restaurants and shops
  • Home to University of Arizona
  • Lots of hiking opportunities (Mt Lemmon, Saguaro National Park, Sabino Canyon)
  • AmeriCorps Team:
    • Number of members: 92
    • Number of partner service sites: 32
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