Did you know there are a number of affordable recreational programs for kids during the summer months? To locate programs in your area, contact the Information and Referral Center, 487-4716.
If you'd like to inquire about, or volunteer for, any of the following requests, call the Volunteer Center of the Community Services Council, 212 W. 1300 South, 486-2136.Visit an elderly woman weekly while her daughter runs errands. Flexible times, East High School area.
Help take a group of senior citizens shopping on Fridays from 2-3 p.m.
Assist with bingo activities.
Take calls about sick, lost, found or injured animals. Training provided. Days are flexible.
Help behaviorally handicapped children in group therapy. Three to four hours a week. Must be over 12. Training provided.
Perform basic office duties on a flexible schedule.
Water lawns for senior citizens. Around 1000 South and 300 East.
Help at Pioneer Trail State Park. Flexible times.
Clean up Memory Grove June 22, 8:30 a.m. to noon. Restore trails. Bring your own tools. Light breakfast will be served.
Befriend young mothers and serve as a role model. Up to 10 hours a month.
Type in mailing list. Can work from home if you have access to a computer.
Help with the Utah Arts Festival, June 21-July 3.
Serve on Cystic Fibrosis Council. Various duties. Flexible times.
Be a 4-H leader. Bilingual volunteer especially needed.
Teach adults to read. One hour a week. Training provided.
Share craft ideas and skills with women who have extended hospital stays in Ob/
Volunteers over 50 to help children in Bridges program. Six hours a week. Small stipend.
Perform basic office duties.
Be a campground host at Rockport State Park, 45 miles east of Salt Lake. Collect fees, assist visitors and provide information. Electricity and water provided.
Help at golf course grand opening.
Paint table tops, remove paint from floors, move furniture at New Hope Multicultural Center.
Be a volunteer foster family for unaccompanied refugee teens from Vietnam.
Supervise visits between parents and children. Background police check required. Training and supervision provided. Also help with drop-in visits on families suspected of child abuse.
Greet and escort visitors at LDS Hospital.
Help with Fun Run for Animal Caring Team.
Visit patients with MS who are bed-bound.
Teach English as a second language. Tuesday or Thursday, 7-9 p.m.
Be a co-leader with therapy group for sex abuse victims and their families.
Transport neglected or abused children.
Office help is needed 3-4 hours per week. Volunteers will answer the telephone and do basic office duties. Days and times are flexible.
General office work is being sought for one-half day per week. WordPerfect skills are desired.
Sponsor a dog or cat in an emergency situation. Provide temporary shelter until homes can be found.
Do yard-care chores for senior citizens. Small groups wanted, flexible schedule.
Work with arts and crafts activities.
Provide long pants for boys and girls sizes 4-7. Also, snow suits.
Give easy-to-read and picture books to giving library.
Provide an incubator for chick display at Wheeler Historic Farm.
Contribute sewing machine, knitting needles, crochet hooks, yarns and fabrics to Valley Mental Health.
Provide lawn mower.
Give iron, ironing board, sewing machine.
Provide household items: hand-held vacuum, vacuum, popcorn maker, coat rack, hand mixer, toaster and a griddle.
Give yarn to program.
Provide sewing machine and furniture.
Contribute a bath/shower chair for frail, elderly gentleman.
Provide single sheets for disabled man.
Two refrigerators are needed.
Donate infant clothing, cribs and car seats.