Get Involved

There are a lot of great ways to get involved with the Desert Doves!

Expand and explore the links below for more information about some of the opportunities available.

General Meetings

The bi-monthly Doves' General Meeting typically occurs on the third Saturday of the month in which they are offered. All meetings will be held virtually until further notice. Meeting information will be distributed via the Desert Doves listserv and can be found on our calendar. If you would like to be added to the listserv, please email us at

All meeting minutes can be found here.

Doves Dine

Doves Dine is an informal gathering of RPCVs, friends, family, and like-minded folk. It occurs on the alternate months of the General Meeting & Potluck. Details will be shared below and on our FB page, all are welcome. We enjoy trying new restaurants together and sharing conversation in an informal setting.

Social Events

The Desert Doves are committed to fostering and developing a sense of community here in Tucson. Our community events are open to all- community members, RPCVs, Coverdell Fellows, students, partners, friends, family, (anyone!) - all are welcome and encouraged to attend. Learn more about upcoming social events through our newsletters or calendar.


As an organization, the Desert Doves volunteers with the Tucson Street Fair each winter and spring. Funds raised as a result of these donated volunteer hours are used to support PCPP around the world. More information about the Street Fair, including how to get involved, can be found under the Fundraising Events page.

As a network of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers we are interested in supporting and volunteering with organizations throughout the community. If you are involved with a community organizations and would like to advertise a volunteer opportunity through our newsletter, please email us at