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Here’s a list of opportunities that might fit your interests. Contact the community partner directly for more information or to apply.


If you would like your call for volunteers to be listed here, please email a 40-word summary, including contact information, to info@bennioncenter.org. We look forward to working with you!

Community Organization Requests

Capitol Hills Senior Living

Several residents are in need of 2-3 individuals who love to organize and tidy.  They have no  available assistance to help them tidy, declutter and organize their apartments.

Date & Time: Flexible

Location: 76 S 500 E

Date Posted: 9/14/2022

Contact: Shirene Saddler, shirene.saddler@stellarliving.com

If organization and decluttering is your thing, this is the opportunity for you.

https://stellarliving.com/communities/capitol-hill-assisted-senior-living/

 

 

 

Basic Needs Collective

We are hosting our first BNC Ambassador trainings! Come learn how to get involved with the collective and make a difference on campus. Our BNC Ambassadors will engage in education and outreach on campus to promote the collective. Examples include conducting brief in-class announcements, tabling at events, spreading the word through student groups, and posting flyers.

Location: University Union - Basement next to Feed U Food Pantry.

Ambassador Training

Wednesday, October 26th, 3-4 PM (in-person, BNC-Union Basement)

Wednesday, November 9th, 1-2 PM (virtual, zoom)

Date Posted: 10/26/2022

RSVP for Ambassador Trainings 

* Prospective volunteers must attend one training prior to service.

If you have questions, email: BasicNeedsCollective@sa.utah.edu

The Basic Needs Collective (BNC) provides a central location for resources related to finances, food, housing, health insurance, financial management, legal services, mental health, and more. Located in the basement of the A. Ray Olpin Student Union, the BNC, offers virtual and in-person resource support.

 

 

 

 

NeuroRestorative

This facility provides an Intensive Skilled nursing level of care to persons of all ages who have suffered catastrophic injuries or illnesses. Their pediatric unit is in need of kind, caring and nurturing volunteers that are willing to interact and provide activities for children who are medically fragile.

Location: 13747 S Redwood Rd., Riverton, UT 84065

Dates/Times: Volunteer hours for pediatric residents would be needed M-F between the times of 2:30-5:00, and Saturday’s from 10:00am-2:00pm.

Volunteer hours for adult residents would be needed M-F between the times of 1:00pm-5:00pm and Saturday’s from 12:00pm-5:00pm.

Date Posted: 10/19/2022

Contact: Caroline Thornock, caroline.thornock@sevitahealth.com

As a volunteer you would interact with the children through reading stories, playing with toys, making crafts, and playing games. The adult unit is in need of volunteers as well to play games, do crafts, and socialize with the residents.

 

Kindergarten Math Mentor (Virtual)

Barriers to succeeding in school, many of which have been worsened by the pandemic, mean extra support in math is especially important right now.

Location: Virtual, supporting Philo. T. Farnsworth Elementary in West Valley.

Dates/Times: Monday/Wednesday, Tuesday/Thursday, or one-day-a-week opportunities from 9:30-10:15 am

 

Date Posted: 9/22/2022

Contact: Pele Neiufi, pele.neiufi@uw.org

Volunteers are here not only for the patient but also for their caregivers.

Sign up here: https://x.gldn.io/e/OBuqNPvUltb

 

 

Applegate Hospice

Applegate Hospice is in need of volunteers to be a friend to hospice patients near them. We ask for 1 hour/week for 6 months. You will visit the patient’s home for companionship or other help, like walking a dog or painting fingernails.

Date Posted: 9/14/2022

Contact: Alexandra Malovich, alexandram@applegatehomecare.com

1/hr week at patient’s home

We work with your schedule

We reimburse mileage!

 

 

 

Inspiration Home Health & Hospice

Our volunteers offer terminally ill patients and their families comfort, support, and companionship during a patient’s most challenging days, weeks, and months. 

Location: Patient Location (Provo-Tremonton)

Dates: Flexible

Date Posted: 9/14/2022

Contact: Tandalaya Stitt, tstitt@asf-insp.com

Volunteers are here not only for the patient but also for their caregivers.

 

Tanner Dance LEADD Program

We are in search of volunteers for our LEADD Program during the year.  The LEADD Program (Learning and Engaging through Arts Discipline and Development) is an arts and education program for adults with disabilities. 

Location: U of U Campus

Date Posted: 9/8/2022

Contact: Eliza Zenger at eliza.c.zenger@utah.edu 

The LEADD Program teaches valuable life skills through dance, music, theater, and visual art, and incorporates lifelong learning through reading, creative writing, and science classes.

Behavioral Health Volunteers

The Marian Center is an acute care in-patient senior behavioral health hospital, and we are looking for some capable and compassionate people interested in working with our patients.

Location: South Salt Lake

Dates: Flexible

Date Posted: 9/8/2022

Contact: Shelby Ence at sence@ensignservices.net 

Assist with arts and crafts, music, bingo, gardening, exercise and much more!

 

 

Project Read Tutoring & Lab Volunteers

Project Read is initiating a program expansion into Salt Lake County and across the state of Utah to continue to help individuals improve their ability to read, write, compute, and use technology sufficiently to meet personal goals, function well in society, and become more productive citizens. 

Location: Utah

Date Posted: 9/8/2022

Contact: Aleah Spencer at aleah@projectreadutah.org 

One-on-One Tutoring: Meet with an adult literacy student to improve English literacy skills and assist them in using those skills to meet self-identified goals.

Lab Volunteers: Assist the Project Read Literacy Specialists in teaching small groups of students and help in lab with their personal reading and writing projects.

Utahns Against Hunger

Utahns Against Hunger is looking for volunteers to do outreach for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, also known as food stamps)

Location: Utah

Date Posted: 9/8/2022

Contact: Gina Cornia at info@uah.org 

Volunteers will assist clients with SNAP [Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program] applications, and other federal nutrition programs. Volunteers will be trained on how to pre-screen clients, complete the application, and follow up with clients.

More info: https://www.uah.org/meet-uah/work-with-us

 

 

 

 

Children Welfare Volunteer

Volunteer your time to Change a Child's Story™. As a CASA Volunteer, you are empowered by the courts to advocate for a child involved in the child welfare system due to abuse or neglect. You will be the one consistent adult in the child’s life, fighting for their fundamental right to be treated with the dignity and respect every child deserves. And in doing so, you will enrich your life as well.

Location: Utah

Date Updated: 9/8/2022

Contact: Contact Ashleigh at ashleighh@utcourts.gov 

Volunteers get to know the child or children by visiting them frequently and getting to know them on a personal level. Advocates also investigate by talking to the child’s caseworker, therapist, teachers, and foster parents. 

 

 

Stone of Hope Youth Mentor Program

Seeking volunteer mentors with a passion for at-risk youth to help run their after-school mentor program at Stansbury Elementary School in West Valley City.

Location: Utah

Date(s): 2 hours/week

Date Updated: 9/8/2022

Contact: Contact Us!

Mentors must be 18 years or older and have their own transportation. The program runs Monday afternoons from 3:15 - 5:15pm. Contact us at info@stoneofhopeyouth.org.

 

 

 

 

Salt Lake County Health Education

We offer a variety of health, wellness, and fitness, evidence-based classes designed to help older adults stay healthy, be social, and increase their quality of life.

Location: Salt Lake County

Date(s): Flexible (ongoing for duration of class taught)

Date Updated: 9/8/2022

Contact: Contact Us!

Help us promote and teach health education in senior communities. Classes you may be teaching include Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program, Living Well with Chronic Conditions, and Walk with Ease!

 

 

 

Impact Mental Health

We provide psychiatric care to uninsured, low-income Utahns with serious mental illness at no cost to the patient. We provide medication management and psychiatric care as well as case management and community resources.

Location: 515 East 4500 South Salt Lake City, UT 84107

Date(s): Flexible

Date Posted: 7/22/2022

Contact: Connie Gardner

Intake specialists engage with people who reach out for help and assist them with either booking an appointment at IMH and/or helping them find other useful resources in the community. Spanish interpreters work with psychiatrists, advanced practice nurses and social workers to help eliminate language barriers as treatment is provided.

Housing Connect Activities Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers that can come to the affordable housing site to do some activities for adults and/or children.

Location: 750 W South Temple 

Date(s): Flexible

Date Posted: 7/22/2022

Contact: Violet Nanchengwa

These activities can be anything such as a literacy/reading activity for children, a craft activity, basic computer lessons etc. Feel free to contact Violet for more information.

Green Urban Lunch Box

Green Urban Lunch-box is seeking volunteers to help out with various programs that empower the Salt Lake City community through cultivating fresh food.

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Date(s): Varies weekly

Date Posted: 6/29/2022

Contact: Kerrigan Bunker

Volunteers can sign up to work with Back-Farms, Fruitshare, or Free Farm Stands when they are available. This is a great way to engage with the community, learn about how to grow food, and volunteers are always given the opportunity to take home fresh produce! If you are interested, please go to our volunteer page to access program sign-ups.

For The Kids Food Drive

For The Kids is a local nonprofit that provides weekend meal kits to 400 children at 4 low-income elementary schools in the Salt Lake Valley. You can help us provide food and hope to under-privileged kids.

Location: Salt Lake Valley

Date(s): Flexible

Date Posted: 3/17/2022

Contact: Kenzie Richardson

We need your help hosting food drives! This is a great project for the youth, for your neighborhood, your family, your church, your community organization or even for your business. We provide all materials and assist in organization.

Aspen Ridge Home Health and Hospice

Volunteers provide invaluable service to hospice patients and their families.

Location: Aspen Ridge Home Health and Hospice @ 5323 Murray Blvd, Murray, UT 84123

Date(s): Flexible

Date Posted: 3/15/2022

Contact: Drake Cottman

Hospice volunteers visit hospice patients to provide companionship and support through conversation, music, arts & crafts, walking dogs, reading to and playing games with patients, and much more.

 

 

Orphanage Support Services Organization

Come volunteer with OSSO! We currently support seven orphanages in Ecuador year-round with volunteers or monetary donations. We offer trips year round for anywhere from a week to 6 months!

Location: Ecuador

Date(s): Flexible

Date Posted: 3/15/2022

Contact: Contact Us!

We have sent over 5,000 volunteers internationally to give nearly 1.5 million hours of face-to-face service in orphanages and millions of dollars in financial support. Visit our website to learn more!

PBS Utah Volunteers

The education department with PBS Utah is looking for volunteers to support select Title I elementary schools. 

Location: Select Title I schools in Granite School District and the Eccles Broadcast Center at 101 Wasatch Drive (located on the U of U campus)

Date(s): M-F during the school day

Date Posted: 2/27/2022

Contact: Annie Frazier, PBS Utah Education Program Manager

Our volunteers will help with literacy and learning initiatives and gain hands-on experience working with children. Training will be provided.

Salt Lake Valley Institute: Peer Tutor

We have a continual need for peer tutors who could serve and help in our classes. It is an unpaid opportunity, but students can receive credit towards Institute graduation.

Location: University of Utah Institute & Granite Institute

Date(s): Flexible

Date Posted: 2/27/2022

Contact: Dr. Aaron Pond

Our program has been specifically created to ensure students with adapted needs of any kind have the help they need to succeed and progress towards spiritual independence.

 

 

Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)

The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) is an international patient care program that focuses on preventing physical and cognitive decline in hospitalized individuals ages 70+.

Location: University of Utah Health

Date(s): Mon-Fri

Date Posted: 01/04/2022

Contact: christine.lee@hsc.utah.edu 

To start the process, please send a statement of interest and resume to christine.lee@hsc.utah.edu. Please note we have a minimum time commitment of one four-hour shift per week for one year, or 150 hours of volunteer service with the program is required. At this time, our program runs Monday-Friday.

Clever Octopus

The SLC-based nonprofit Clever Octopus, a creative reuse center and arts and crafts thrift store, offers onsite and remote volunteering opportunities for students to help us meet our mission to make quality art supplies more accessible.

Location: Clever Octopus- 2250 S. West Temple, SLC, UT 84115

Date(s): Mon-Thurs 12-3pm, Fri & Sat 12-5pm

Date Posted: 12/21/2021

Contact: Contact Community Engagement Coordinator Alexandra Parvaz at Volunteer@clearoctopus.org.

Students can help us organize our ever-expanding inventory of clean salvaged crafting goods donated to us by the public and businesses through onsite work parties as well as through convenient take-home kits.

 

Violence Prevention on Campus

It's a new year for the McCluskey Center for Violence Prevention (MCVP) and we are inviting all campus community members to join our working groups (WG) with us! WGs are a way for members from our campus community to engage in the conversation surrounding campus safety in terms of relationship and sexual violence prevention.

Location: Salt Lake City

Date Posted: 10/27/2021

Contact: bit.ly/MCVPWG2021 

The MCVP would be thrilled to have some student representatives from your organization to participate in some of our working groups. Our staff and WG chairs look forward to engaging with you. 

Hospice Volunteers

Hospice volunteers visit individuals on our service; listen to music, conversation, reading, writing, listening, crafts, games, painting, recalling and recording memories and so much more!

Location: Across Utah

Date(s): Flexible

Date Posted: 10/18/2021

Contact: Click here!

We provide all of our volunteers with extensive training on topics such as communication skills, family dynamics, grief and bereavement, home safety, personal safety, stress management, infection control, and more. 

 

 

 

Historic Scott School: After School Program

Requesting help for our afterschool program in tutoring and homework help, specifically with math support for 4th-10th graders primarily.

Location:  3280 S 540 E South Salt Lake 84106

Date(s): Monday – Thursday 3:30 – 5:30pm

Date Posted: 9/21/2021

Contact: https://x.gldn.io/OgyICGo2Hjb

We could use help Monday-Thursday (with a few exceptions) generally between the hours of 3:30-5:30 throughout the school year. UWSL is encouraging volunteers be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and is requiring masks.

 

Volunteer Ushers

Join the elite team who usher at Abravanel Hall, Capitol Theatre, Eccles Theater on Main Street, Rose Wagner and the new Mid-Valley Performing Arts Center in Taylorsville. You will be part of a group who are devoted to providing a treasured experience to every patron who walks through our doors.

Location: Across Salt Lake City

Date(s): Various Dates

Date Posted: 8/31/2021

Contact: Here.

When you volunteer to usher, you’ll enjoy performances by presenters including Ballet West, Utah Symphony, Utah Opera, Repertory Dance Theatre, Ririe Woodbury Dance Company, Plan-B Theatre Company, the GAM Foundation and national acts presented by Live at the Eccles and Broadway Across America.

Granite Education Foundation

The United Way of Salt Lake is recruiting volunteers to help the Granite Education Foundation provide fresh, nutritious foods through the School Food Pantry Program.

Location: Granite Foundation Donation and Distribution Center

Date(s): Wednesdays 9am-12pm or 1-4pm

Date Posted: 8/31/2021

Contact: http://volunteer.uw.org

The Granite Education Foundation is looking for weekly volunteers to help from 9-noon or 1-4pm to put away perishable foods, help input inventory, and help pull and sort orders for schools.

Wednesday 9am-12pm Shift

Wednesday 1-4pm Shift

Jordan River Nature Center Trail Clean-up

Join the Jordan River Nature Center to help clean up and maintain the Jordan River Trail. Join staff members in picking up trash, pulling puncture vine, and caring for our Native Plant plots. Tools for cleanup can be provided.

Location:1125 W 3300 S, South Salt Lake, UT 84119

Date(s): Tuesday-Saturday, by appointment (9 a.m.-8 p.m.)

Date Posted: 8/22/2021

Contact: Our Website

This is a group volunteer project only (minimum of 4 applicants). There is a one-time 2-hour commitment, though volunteers can set up as many sessions as desired. 

If you are interested in individual volunteer projects, please fill out a separate application at the same link.

 

 

Abbington Murray

We are in need of responsible volunteers to help with activities during the weekend or evening hours. Hours would be Saturday from 1-3pm and Weeknights from 6-8pm.

Location: Abbington at Murray

Date(s): Saturdays from 1-3pm and Weeknights from 6-8pm

Date Updated: 10/10/22

Contact: Brianna Bennett 

activities@abbingtonmurray.com

We are in need of responsible volunteers to help with activities during the weekend or evening hours. Hours would be Saturday from 1-3pm and Weeknights from 6-8pm. Activities would include starting a movie or simple games to keep our residents engaged during non-business hours. Contact Brianna Bennett for more information. activities@abbingtonmurray.com

Youth City Teen Program Specialist - Part-Time

Responsible for program design and implementation of the Youth City Teen Programs. 

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Contact: Click here to view online job posting

Date Posted: 9/8/2022

Duties include, but not limited to: outreach, program development, communication with Community Programs Managers, data collection, and developing effective strategies to meet and exceed all organizational outreach goals and objectives.

 

 

SLC School District After-School Program Positions

Salt Lake City School District is Looking for after-school personnel to supervise students in the Community Education After-School Programs.

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Contact: Elisa Bridge

Date Posted: 9/8/2022

The after-school positions needed include:
- Group Leaders ($15 per hour, 22 hours/week)
- Elementary School Coordinator ($18 per hour, 25 hours/week)
- Middle School Coordinator ($18 per hour, 25 hours/week)
 
To learn more, visit slcschools.org, click the jobs button, and select the Community Education After-School Positions. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

United Way Salt Lake: Grassroots Organizer Fellowship

We are looking for passionate members of our community to join our Grassroots Leadership team and help ensure that families and community voices lead the way in transforming our communities. To do this, we engage community members to start conversations on what matters the most to them and elevate their experiences to impact decision making processes.  

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Contact: Anahy Salcedo

Date Posted: 7/15/2022

Date(s): September 2022 to May 2023

This is a paid fellowship—a training and practice program lasting from September 2022 - May 2023.  We aim to find those interested in growing in community organizing and who intimately know the neighborhoods of the larger Salt Lake area. If you are committed to your community and are willing to go the extra mile to drive social change, this is the opportunity for you! 

Learn more about this role here.

Utah STEM Volunteer Mentors

The Utah STEM Action Center, a division of the Department of Cultural and Community Engagement, is Utah’s partner in promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education. The STEM AC is seeking AmeriCorps Math Mentors to support elementary and secondary students to build confidence and improve math skills in targeted areas of Utah. 

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Contact: Jana Alexander

Date Posted: 7/15/2022

Math Mentor responsibilities include:

- Lead small math group academic mentoring and help with software-focused math activities.

- Respect and affirm the diversity of student backgrounds and experiences in your mentoring efforts.

- Connect students and families with community resources focused on food, housing, clothing, mental health, and other concerns that may be affecting the student’s ability to do well in school.

Mentors receive a modest living stipend and earn a scholarship upon completion of 100, 450, or 900 hour commitments. Apply!

Refugee Youth Services VISTA @ CCSU

VISTA opportunity offered by the Catholic Community Services of Utah

Location: Utah

Contact: Natalie Peterson

Date Posted: 7/22/2022

- Develop a comprehensive outreach strategy for staff to educate refugee families about the importance of early childhood education.

- Track and compile data to gauge the effectiveness of this outreach strategy.

- Communicate the benefits of high-quality early learning programs to refugee families and lead to enrolling the refugee children in those high-quality preschool programs.

- Create and share information with the CCS Early Childhood Navigator about early childhood education in a culturally relevant and appropriate way. 

Learn more here.

 

 

Last Updated: 10/26/22