Explore WAys to Serve, April 2022

Ways to Serve

Find a way to serve this weekend & beyond! Share your service on social media to inspire others to get involved too! Tag @UServeUtah:

Northern Utah

Let Your Pet Cheer Up Care Center Residents

The Gables Care Center, Brigham City

Bring your pet to The Gables Care Center in Brigham City, Utah and let the residents get to know your pet and you! Residents love well behaved animals and love visits when animals are involved.

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Homeless Street Outreach

Bear River Association of Governments in Cache County, Logan

We have a great opportunity for interested volunteers! We are in need of people who can assist us with street outreach. Tasks include locating homeless households, verifying homelessness, issuing a quick survey to those who are found, and reporting survey results back to BRAG. There are also opportunities to participate in gathering donations, putting together hygiene kits, creating community awareness, and mentoring for folks looking for jobs and places to live. If you have interest in volunteering please fill out the google form below. We appreciate the help of community members in our efforts to get others the assistance they need.

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Manicure Magic for Care Center Residents

The Gables Care Center, Brigham City

Care Center residents love having their nails done!  You can help them and bring joy to their lives at The Gables in Brigham City.  Every  otherTuesday at 9:30 AM in assisted living building, and every other Friday in the memory care building.  Sign up for one week or for several!

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Salt Lake City Area

Spanish Translation Needed

Bountiful Food Pantry

Things you will be helping with: filling out client applications, answering general questions about the Pantry, sharing resources when needed, making clients feel welcome and important.

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Feed the Homeless – Volunteers Needed for Good Samaritan Project

St. Vincent de Paul, Salt Lake City

We need volunteers every day — up to ten people (including chaperones) to prepare food. We also need door hosts to distribute food and drink. Volunteers must be 18 or older. If under 18, must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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Impact Mental Health Volunteers Needed

Impact Mental Health, Millcreek

There are many ways you can serve at Impact.  Here are some of the most essential, but we are always open to other skills you may bring :

  • Spanish Interpreters
  • Intake Specialists –  (meet with individuals as they make their first contact with the clinic to build rapport, establish qualification for treatment and gather pertinent information regarding the presenting issue).
  • Fund Development
  • Social Media presence
  • Filing
  • Technological Assistance
  • Help with special projects as needed
  • Event Planning and execution 

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Spice To Go Volunteer

International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City

Scope of Volunteer Work: Spice to Go is one of IRC SLC Spice Kitchen Incubator program’s initiatives. Through this program, we provide the community with the opportunity to order ready-made meals to enjoy on Thursday evenings. Spotlighting a different entrepreneur each week, the origin of cuisine changes every time a meal is ordered. 

This volunteer opportunity currently takes place at Square Kitchen each Thursday located at 751 West 800 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84104.

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Southern Utah

Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games 2022 Volunteers Needed

Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games, Cedar City

 The 2022 Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games needs hundreds of volunteers to help in many different roles ranging from registration/check-in, medical, track and field and other sports, water delivery, awards and more open service opportunities. Make a lasting and valuable contribution to the games by volunteering your time.

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Become a volunteer at the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site

St. George Dinosaur Discover Site

There are many ways to become involved with this marvelous site!  No experience necessary! Training is part of the volunteer’s unique experience! We have a couple of different positions available:

  • Greeters
    These volunteers welcome the public to the facility and provide handouts and information. Our greeters also monitor access to the facility and help protect exhibits and natural resources.
  • Docent (Guides)
    These volunteers provide educational tours of the facility to the general public and to special groups. Volunteers attend training meetings and will have the opportunity to learn about geology and paleontology in the area.
  • Preparation Lab Volunteers
    These volunteers are needed on occasion. Please contact the museum for more information.

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Get Outside Outdoor Activity Volunteers Needed

Get Outside, St. George

Get Outside is looking for volunteers who can support or teach our youth during our outdoor events.

These outdoor activities currently include: Mountain Biking, Rock-climbing, Hiking, Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, Snowboarding, Snow skiing, Disc Golf, Slacklining, Hammocking, Horseback Riding, Geocaching & Tennis.

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Remote Opportunities

Smithsonian Digital Volunteers

Remote

Join 24,570 “volunpeers” to add more to the total 596,756 pages of field notes, diaries, ledgers, logbooks, currency proof sheets, photo albums, manuscripts, biodiversity specimens labels that have been collaboratively transcribed and reviewed since June 2013. 

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United Nations: Online Volunteering

Remote

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. Online volunteering allows organizations and volunteers to team up to address sustainable development challenges anywhere in the world, from any device. Online volunteering is fast, easy and most of all, effective. When skilled, passionate individuals join forces online with great organizations working toward sustainable development goals, everyone wins. 

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