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Explore the different ways for alumni to get involved in the Lowell Bennion Community Service Center. 

Student-Directed 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. 

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Salt Lake Peer Court

Salt Lake Peer Court is a juvenile court diversion program. SLPC adult volunteers offer support and guidance to youth volunteers during weekly court hearings- empowering youth to lead as involved stakeholders in their community through a restorative justice program. More info and application at www.saltlakepeercourt.org/adultvolunteers. Inquiries can be sent to slpcourt@xmission.com or 801-322-1815.

Shriners Hospital

Shriners Hospital in Salt Lake City is looking for volunteers! Positions range from volunteering in Inpatient Department, Recreational Therapy, Pet Therapy, Interpreters, Greeters, and Drivers. Must commit to 50 hours. For more information and to get started, please contact their Volunteer Coordinator, Torill Contos, at 801-536-3711 or email at tcontos@shrinenet.org.

Data Entry  |  Bears Ears 

Utah Diné Bikéyah is looking for a volunteer 1-3 hours per week to help their effort to establish a Bears Ears national monument. Work takes place at the UDB office, 352 S. Denver Street, Suite 315. Contact: isobel.lingenfelter@gmail.com, with "Data Entry Volunteer" as the email subject if you're interested. 

Book Club Leader | Park City Library

Park City Libary is seeking 2-3 volunteers to lead a book club for adults with intellectual disabilities in Park City. The group meets once a week and they ask that a volunteer stay at least as long as it takes to read one book (approximately 12 weeks.) The group meets on Mondays from noon-1 at the Park City Library in the cafe. For more information contact Libby at loseguera@utah.gov

Real Life | Cottonwood High School

Real Life, an after school program serving refugee teens, is looking for college-age students to volunteer at Cottonwood High School. Volunteers are needed Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  During the first hour volunteers will help students with homework. The second hour would be spent assisting with programming (cultural activities, field trips and service projects).  For more information contactshelly@youthlinc.org

After School Program Volunteers | Woodrow Wilson Elementary

Enthusiastic and cheerfful volunteers needed to help with kindergarten and first grade students in after school program at Woodrow Wilson M-Th, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Curriculum and activities planned. Just need a extra sets of hands. Contact Georgia with Boy Scouts of America at 801.661.3280.

Head Start

Head Start is a comprehensive preschool program serving low-income families. Each year, we serve more than 2000 children, with at least 10% of our enrollment being students with disabilities. If you enjoy working with young children, we would love your help! Volunteers needed to interact positively with students in the classroom and assist teaching staff with implementing daily activities. Please check out our website at http://www.saltlakeheadstart.org/get-involved/volunteer/ or contact Dreu Hudson at 801-410-5724 or dhudson@slcap.org for additional information.

Boreal Toad Citizen Science

Join Utah’s Hogle Zoo to conduct surveys for a native and at-risk species: the Boreal Toad. Trips to public lands throughout the state are scheduled throughout the summer. For more information check out the Boreal Toad Citizen Science Program Announcement

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tDXHzjDTyehF_BQuRqi5b46L4sRLcGnozlpqW15RHcA/edit?usp=sharing and Citizen Science Event Calendar

https://docs.google.com/document/d/15K4Z-F3IBqsB-DV5maGOVM4O2HXdiJDumnhZPNaOLks/edit?usp=sharing

Youthlinc

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

Spanish Interpreters

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

 

Last Updated: 1/6/17