Who We Are

A start-up nonprofit with deep community roots and 19-acres of land, home to community farmers, a budding farmers market and gathering space bringing health and wellness to the Roosevelt School District and South Phoenix communities.

Open Positions

Executive Director

The position of the Executive Director is to provide leadership and overall management in carrying out the purpose and policies of the organization as established by the Board of Directors. This position is critical to the success of Spaces of Opportunity now and into the future. Through the work and empowerment of others, the Executive Director will have a life-changing and lasting impact on thousands of children, families and the broader community for many years to come.  People with diverse backgrounds and perspectives are strongly encouraged to apply.

Learn more about the position below:
Spaces of Opportunity Strategic Plan 2021-2024
Spaces of Opportunity Theory of Change

Farmers Market visitors gather for samples and produce
Farmers at Spaces of Opportunity

Our Mission

Spaces of Opportunity’s mission is to enable all south Phoenix families to have affordable access to healthy food, active living and healthy roots in their cultures. Spaces is engineering a comprehensive, neighborhood-level food system where gardeners, farmers and farm workers are celebrated as artisans. Spaces is transforming a food desert to a food oasis through the coordination of a 10-acre incubator farm, family gardens and an on-site farmers market.

Join Our Community

You’re invited to help keep this community of sustainability growing. Whether you want to volunteer your time, donate or just want to come out and support the market, everyone is welcome to join in and see the opportunities being cultivated in south Phoenix.

SPACES OF OPPORTUNITY is an initiative of Desert Botanical Garden. Any donations made to SPACES must be made through Desert Botanical Garden. You will now be taken to their website to complete this transaction. Thank you!