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There are dozens of ways for students to get involved in the Lowell Bennion Community Service Center. Explore the different opportunities below.

Student-Directed Programs

Alternative Breaks

Community Engaged Scholars

Utah Reads

Travel Service Programs

Saturday Service Projects


Service Line

Here are some opportunities for one-time service projects with various community agencies. Contact the agency for more details. 

Living Traditions Festival needs volunteers May 20-22 to help with merchandise, children's area, beverages, stage assistance and more. Groups can sign up here:  http://bit.ly/1qppokE

Spanish Interpreters: Hope  Clinic is looking for interpreters anytime from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekday. Contact Sarah at sebaccounts.@gmail.com

June, 2016 Camp Hobe is looking for volunteers to help at their summer camp for kids with cancer. Contact Chris Beckwith at wapitimama@camphobekids.org 

June 27 - July 2  The VA Wheelchair Games are coming to Salt Lake City  June 27-July 2. The group needs more than 4 thousand (you read that correctly) volunteers. Some volunteers will serve as spectators, others have a variety of jobs. If you're interested in volunteering for that event, you can register at this website:


Ongoing:  Youthlinc is looking for volunteers to do one-on-one mentoring with newly arrived refugee teenagers in Salt Lake. If you would like to make a huge difference in a teen’s life who is starting over in Utah, please email justin@youthlinc.org or call him at 801-467-4417, ext. 4.  You will help with homework and with real life applicable lessons.

Hospice Help - get the face-to-face patient interactions you need for premed or graduate programs by volunteering with hospice. Flexible schedules and the opportunity to team up with a friend. Call or text LeeAnn Sudbury, 801-548-0543 or email LeeAnn at leeann.sudbury@gmail.com.

Transportation Help - People without cars or the Internet may be at risk for going without food or the ability to get medical help. If you are interested in helping this population, call or text LeeAnn Sudbury, 801-548-0543 or leeann.sudbury@gmail.com

Farmer's Market - June 11 - Oct. 22. Join the Waste Wise crew to support a Zero Waste SLC Downtown Farmers Market! Volunteers champion waste stations, facilitate food rescues, support composting and waste audits, and educate the public about recycling and waste reduction. The market runs every Saturday 8:00 AM-2:00 PM, June 11th through October 22nd. Volunteers can contact Olivia Juarez at wastewise@downtownslc.org



Upcoming Events


Tuesday, May 3 - BC 101. Wondering how to partner with the Bennion Center? Sign up for BC 101 here:


Wednesday, May 4 - "May the Fourth Be With You" Star Wars movie marathon at the Bennion Center. Celebrate the end of finals with the BC gang on Day 1 of a three day galactic adventure. Costumes encouraged! 

Thursday, May 5 - "Revenge of the Fifth". It's graduation day for the University! Drop by the Bennion Center with your family and friends for snacks and photos with Star Wars props.  2-5 p.m. 

Friday, May 6 - "Revenge of the Sixth". The Star Wars fun continues with costumes, photos and snacks. Join us at the Bennion Center from 11-1 p.m.  




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