TEP’s strong commitment to volunteering is employee-driven, led by the company’s Community Action Team.
Many TEP employees serve on boards and committees of various nonprofit organizations, lending their professional expertise in leadership roles.
To support youth sports and employee volunteerism, TEP awards $200 grants to local teams, organizations and programs.
When severe drought conditions began more than a decade ago, Tucson Electric Power volunteers began helping state officials provide water for desert wildlife. In partnership with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, TEP donates the use of a 3,000-gallon tanker truck — and the water — and employees volunteer their time to drive the water
For more than two decades, TEP has helped the Reid Park Zoo move animals, build enclosures and sponsor conservation education programs.
TEP partners with the wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and relocation group Wild At Heart to create new homes for burrowing owls.
For some TEP retirees, leaving the company’s workforce means they devote even more time to the causes they hold dear.