Meet Commissioner Karen McCandless

Karen McCandless has been serving on the Utah Commission for Service and Volunteerism since May of 2017. She is currently the Executive Director at Community Action Services & Food Bank in Provo. She is no stranger to service! She served for 13 years on the Orem City Council, currently serves on several boards of directors, and is even a substitute …

Join AmeriCorps

Looking for your next step? AmeriCorps is your moment to take the path less traveled, to break the status quo, to stop talking about the problem and be the solution. Join AmeriCorps and you can mentor and tutor kids, rebuild a community after disaster, help veterans and work with local communities to alleviate poverty. There are thousands of opportunities to …

Earth Day 2019

Find a way to serve on & around Earth Day! Remember, service isn’t only direct service! Advocacy, activism, philanthropy, policy, and social entrepreneurship are service too! Here are a few ideas of how to get involved from the Earth Day Network: Make Your Own Act of Green: make a pledge to take personal action for the planet! Take the Pesticide …

Governor Declares Volunteer Week in Utah

We are happy to conclude National Volunteer Week with an official declaration from Governor Herbert recognizing Volunteer Week in Utah! This declaration not only recognizes Volunteer Week, but also commemorates UServeUtah’s 25th anniversary! You can read the full declaration below. Keep the celebration of Volunteer Week going all year! Pledge to Give 25 hours of service in 2019 to celebrate …

Weekend Ways to Serve | April 12-14

Find a way to serve this weekend! Share your service on social media to inspire others to serve! Tag @UServeUtah Bennion Center Saturday Service ProjectSLCSaturday April 13Pick your project and get ready for a fun day of service! There are 10 different projects to choose from, including Bags to Beds, community gardens, and the SLC Marathon! You do not have to …

Meet Maria Soriano!

The AmeriCorps Utah Member of the Month for April is Maria Soriano! Each month, one AmeriCorps member in Utah is recognized for their commitment to the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” Maria is currently serving in the AmeriCorps Most Vulnerable Populations Program in Salt Lake City. Members in this program help the homeless obtain housing, provide assistance to …

Meet Cam Oda!

The AmeriCorps Utah Member of the Month for March 2019 is Cam Oda! Each month, one AmeriCorps member in Utah is recognized for their commitment to the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” Cam is currently serving with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Weber-Davis in Ogden. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Weber-Davis (BGCWD) provides additional support to …

Weekend Ways to Serve April 5-7

Find a way to serve this weekend! Your service does not have to be an organized activity! It can just as well be a quick act of kindness, or a few minutes spent cleaning your local park or trail! If you are looking for an organized volunteer experience with an organization, be sure to search on JustServe.org! Here are a …

Get involved in National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges, to build stronger communities and be a force that transforms the world. Find a way to serveSearch JustServe.org to find a way to serve in your community! You can search by interest, date, and distance. We have …