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SCHOOL VOLUNTEER MOVES UP AS HER CHILDREN GROW

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Being a mother to five children can be hectic, but Judy Gilbert never let is slow down her volunteer activities. For 23 years, she has worked with the PTA, moving from elementary school level up as her children grow.

Most of her efforts are now at Cottonwood High School.The age of the children is not all that changed. PTAs are now PTSAs, involving students along with the parents and teachers.

Gilbert has worked hard to build the self-esteem of the student commissioners on the board. She was so successful at her school that she and her student commissioners were asked to do a statewide training of students.

They also organized activities to help students with handicaps into the mainstream, honoring them at a football game and a school dance. They did special projects to help needy and high-risk students during the holidays. And a highlight activity was the Drug Awareness Assembly they held with Sen. Jake Garn, R-Utah, as speaker. Their entire student body, 1,700, attended.

People who have worked with Gilbert say she has made a difference in individual lives. Granite School District and Cottonwood High School nominated her and she was recently selected a Salute to Volunteers 1990 winner.

If you'd like to inquire about, or volunteer for, any of the following requests, call the Voluntary Action Center of the Community Services Council, 212 W. 13th South, 486-2136.

Donate furniture to help variety of low-income and disabled households.

Decorate bulletin boards at a care center. About once a month.

Volunteer at Holy Cross Hospital. A variety of position, flexible four-hour shifts twice a week.

Deliver nutrition information to shoppers at grocery store. Flexible.

Do data entry at Department of Social Services. Once or twice a week.

Drive blind adults on intermittent basis.

Greet clients and provide information during volunteer attorney clinics. Two to four Tuesdays a month from 4:30-7:30.

Over age 60? Work with special needs children.

Help with typing and data entry. Flexible.

Work in Primary Children's Hospital gift shop.

Couples needed at children's hospital. Thursday, Friday or Saturday evenings.

Conduct a ceramics class Tuesday mornings.

Do book reviews at local nursing home once a month.

Call bingo games once a month.

Work once a week at radiation therapy clinic. Training.

Call bingo games Saturday mornings.

Conduct beauty classes Sunday afternoons at care center.

Help boys 10-16 with math, English and computer skills. Also help with activities. Four days a week from 8:30-12:30.

Be a typist or receptionist at Catholic Community Services.

Be a volunteer foster family for unaccompanied Vietnamese children.

Do computer entry once a week.

Help with large mailings through June.

Help take census information. Training.

Work with women and girls worried by pregnancy. Training, flexible hours.

Be a zoo docent.

Help explain the Anne Frank in the World exhibit.

Make birthday cakes for young people in detention. About once a month.

Lead a singalong, call Bingo games.

Older volunteer wanted to visit 80-year-old woman. Two hours a week. Need transportation.

Help in harmonica band. Need people to play banjo, mandolin, accordion, keyboard and harmonica.

Provide information for visitor's bureau. Training.

Help with family literacy project. Training. 1-3 hours a week. Also teach English as second language.

Be a docent at Sandy museum. Two to four times a month. Training.

Help with fund raising, office work. Can work at home. Flexible.