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Make 2021 Your Year to Volunteer

It is the perfect time to set a new year’s resolution to volunteer, and we are here to help!  First things first, why should you volunteer?  It’s good for you! Studies show that volunteering is good for both your body and your mind. According to the Mayo Clinic Health System volunteering can: Decrease the risk of depression. Give you a …

11 Ways to Serve on 9/11

In honor of the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance, we encourage friends, neighbors, classrooms, churches, businesses, and other community organizations to plan their own service project, one that matches their interests and availability, and meets the needs of their community while keeping their community safe. Adopt a local classroom and donate school & sanitation supplies. This back …

How to Serve during the Holidays

Don’t wait for other people to be loving, giving, compassionate, grateful, forgiving, generous, or friendly — Lead the way! Steve Maraboli Find a Project It can be a challenge to find a formal volunteer project during the holidays. Volunteer opportunities fill up fast, and it is a challenge for organizations to plan one-time volunteer activities. You can search for opportunities …

How volunteering opens career doors

It might seem a little counterintuitive, but working without pay can open doors of opportunity for your career. That’s because employers don’t only care about the skills you bring to the office. They also care about who you are as a person and about the issues and causes that drive you to do your best. Whether you are entering the …

How to Recruit an Outstanding Volunteer

Anyone can be a volunteer. But truly outstanding volunteers have several qualities that all volunteer managers should look out for as they build their teams. When you identify people who are a good fit, you’ll accomplish more work and have a great sense of purpose and enjoyment as a result. First, volunteers should be enthusiastic about the mission. Whether you …

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 …

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 …