How can youth volunteer with animals?

So you want to volunteer with animals! There is a need throughout Utah for your service. Some opportunities have age restrictions, so be sure to double check. If you find an opportunity you love, be sure to share your service story! Your local animal shelter Do a quick search for your local animal shelter! Most shelters will list their current …

How can youth volunteer with kids and babies?

So you want to volunteer with kids and/or infants! There is a need throughout Utah for your service. Some opportunities have age restrictions, so be sure to double check. If you find an opportunity you love, be sure to share your service story! Primary Children’s Hospital Be a “Junior Volunteer” at Primary Children’s. Most volunteer positions have an age requirement …

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Sarah Melchior

Sarah Melchior is a second-year student in the Dental Hygiene program at Salt Lake Community College.  She also started her 2nd term as an AmeriCorps member in September.  At the SLCC Dental Hygiene clinic, she provides low-cost dental care and cleanings to folks who do not have dental insurance. Along with her classmates, she is learning how to work with tricky patients – folks who speak …

Power of Service Award – Dave Burton

Dave Burton has been a volunteer to Eye Care 4 Kids since 2001. During the past 17 years Dave has volunteered as a member of the Board of Trustees and as the Chairman of the Board. He is also their acting IT specialist and has spent countless hours helping Eye Care 4 Kids with software issues and computer issues. Without …

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Amy Shirk

Congratulations to our AmeriCorps member of the month for September 2018, Amy Shirk! Here is what Natalya Walker, Field Coordinator for Canyon Country Youth Corps, had to say about Amy: Amy Shirk joined CCYC in February 2018 as a part of our Crew Leader Development Program (CLDP). Throughout the CLDP program Amy showed her potential to become a strong Crew …

Weekend Ways to Serve | September 14-16

Top of Utah Marathon Logan September 14 & 15 Volunteers are needed to help with setup, organizing clothing bags, staffing relay stations, and cleanup! The race takes place in beautiful Cache Valley Utah, and is a great way to serve in the community, promote health & fitness, and have fun! Come for a couple of hours, or the whole thing! …

Ways to Serve on 9/11

Here are a few ideas of how you can serve the September 11th National Day of Service & Remembrance. This day is the culmination of efforts that promote community service on 9/11 as an annual and forward-looking tribute to the 9/11 victims, survivors, and those who rose up in service in response to the attacks. Find a local service project. …

Weekend Ways to Serve | September 7-9

Lunch Volunteer at the Timpanogos  Storytelling Festival Lehi Friday, September 7th, 12pm-2pm Assist with maintaining food lines. Volunteers are invited to stay for the rest of the daytime Festival events! Old Capitol Arts and Living History Festival Fillmore Friday, September 7th, various shifts Volunteers can help with various festival preparations such as putting up banners, chairs, etc., and can help …

Utah Philanthropy Day Announces 2018 Award Honorees

The Utah Philanthropy Day Steering Committee, chaired by Heather Kahlert of the Kahlert Foundation with honorary chair Geralyn Dreyfous, is excited to announce the 2018 Utah Philanthropy Day honorees. Utah Philanthropy Day is hosted collaboratively by the Utah Nonprofits Association, Association for Fundraising Professionals Utah Chapter, and UServeUtah. Utah Philanthropy Day merges two audiences that go hand-in-hand: philanthropy and volunteerism. …

Utah Ranks #4 for Producing AmeriCorps Members

New data shows more AmeriCorps members come from Utah than other states; Provo ranks #1 among cities of its size, and Salt Lake City ranks #8 among cities of its size. [SALT LAKE CITY/PROVO] — When it comes to enrolling in AmeriCorps, Utah residents rank fourth among states, according to new data released today by the Corporation for National and …

LaDawn Stoddard (left) presenting Sandra Christensen with the Power of Service Award on July 17, 2018

Power of Service Award – Sandra Christensen

LaDawn Stoddard (left) presenting Sandra Christensen with the Power of Service Award on July 17, 2018 Sandra Christensen has been volunteering for Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services for 25 years doing health screenings for seniors at Salt Lake County Senior Centers. Sandra brought her expert knowledge as a registered nurse by providing blood pressure and blood glucose screenings …