AWF Volunteers

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The Rainwater Harvesting System Design STEM unit is my favorite to teach - and my students' favorite one to learn too!

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Arizona Water Festivals instill a deeper understanding of water in the earth system and Arizona's water resources. At an AWF, volunteers contribute to their community and celebrate science and water stewardship by guiding hands-on learning activities that activate deeper understanding of key water ideas in Arizona students.

We’ll train you on how the Water Festival works so you can feel confident when you teach the 4th grade students all about water. Then, at your Water Festival, you will teach (or assist with) the lesson for which you trained. We will provide lunch and snacks throughout the day.

Find a Water Festival Near You

Select an Arizona Water Festival from the map or the list below. Click the Signup Genius link to volunteer.


  • Payson Water Festival - Festival Event: September 17
  • Verde Valley Water Festival - Volunteer Training: September 26; Festival Event: October 03
  • North Peoria Water Festival - Volunteer Training: October 02; Festival Event: October 09
  • Litchfield Water Festival - Volunteer Training: October 16; Festival Event: October 17
  • Roosevelt Water Festival - Volunteer Training: October 18; Festival Event: October 19
  • Tempe Water Festival - Volunteer Training: October 22; Festival Event: October 29
  • Buckeye Water Festival - Volunteer Training: October 30; Festival Event: November 05
  • Yuma Water Festival - Volunteer Training: November 06; Festival Event: November 07
  • Chandler Water Festival - Volunteer Training: October 31; Festival Event: November 07, Chandler Water Festival - Volunteer Training: October 31; Festival Event: November 08
  • Chandler Water Festival - Volunteer Training: October 31; Festival Event: November 07, Chandler Water Festival - Volunteer Training: October 31; Festival Event: November 08