Welcome to the Bennion Center!

Welcome to the Bennion Center! Our mission is to foster lifelong service and civic participation by connecting University of Utah students, faculty and staff with the community. Whether you have a few minutes in between classes, an occasional hour on a Saturday morning, or time to engage every week, there are plenty of ways for you to get involved. Browse the categories below to see what fits your time and your interests. 

Fill out a Volunteer Interest Form and we’ll contact you about how to start serving.

Student-Directed Programs

Connect your passion and purpose by getting involved in one of our 45 ongoing volunteer opportunities

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Alternative Breaks

Spend Fall or Spring breaks in distant communities engaging in service and experiential learning

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Utah Reads

Join other work study students in earning your award by tutoring elementary school-aged students

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Travel Programs

Explore community engagement opportunities in the U.S and abroad through the Bennion Center

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Community Engaged Scholars

Apply your academic knowledge to community issues while developing leadership skills

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Service House

Live with a diverse group of students who share a passion for community and civic engagement

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Saturday Service Projects, Drop-In Service & More

There are lots of Community Outreach opportunities that fit your interests and your schedule. 

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Leadership Positions

Develop leadership skills as you work in the community leading volunteers and representing the Bennion Center

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Funding Opportunities

Take your civic involvement to a deeper level through internships, scholarships and fellowships

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Last Updated: 9/26/18