Flu season is nearly upon us. Low-cost flu shots for senior citizens are available at several sites around the Salt Lake Valley. Call the Information and Referral Center at 487-4716, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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.Be an assistant house manager and help families of sick children. Three hours a week. Training.
Interview applicants for utility-assistance program. Four hours a week.
Visit a blind woman, take her for drives. Flexible times.
Wire interior and exterior lights for therapeutic riding stables. Materials furnished.
Be a receptionist one to three times a week. Flexible times.
Tutor children in elementary classrooms who have been sent from resource classes. Eight-week commitment, flexible days.
Work at information desk, other areas of hospital. Evening shifts, weekdays and weekends. Training.
Help refugees learn English through conversation. One hour a week. Flexible. Training.
Help plan campaign to end childhood hunger.
Usher at Pioneer Memorial Theatre. One evening a week.
Tutor elementary-age kids in basic subjects. Four hours a week. Teacher assistants also needed.
Be a docent for school tours to Utah Historical Society. Training, flexible times.
Do basic office duties. Business hours.
Help build and operate haunted house.
Women to lead discussions. Flexible days, times.
Be a hospice volunteer. Training available. Flexible times.
Volunteer at local care center. Lots of opportunities, from teaching ceramics and fitness to decorating.
Supervise adults on probation. Training. Background check.
Refurbish two small rooms at women's correctional center.
Present personal safety program to school kids.
Teach spousal English program for husbands and wives of international students. 9:30 a.m. to noon Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday. Ten weeks. Teaching experience preferred.
Distribute food during Share the Harvest. Sundays in September.
Organize holiday visits to hospitals and nursing centers.
Cut hair at St. Vincent De Paul Center. Flexible times.
Work snack bar at hospital.
Conduct tours at Museum of Natural History. Training. 50 hours a year.
Organize bowling tournament for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Befriend partially blind and deaf woman. Transport to store. Flexible times.
Sort clothing, iron, mend, etc. Sept. 25.
Help at Sandy Police Department. Flexible times, duties.
Volunteer at hospital. Four-hour shifts, once a week.
Play bingo with hospital residents. Saturday mornings.
Compile and record data from "early intervention survey." Four hours a week. Training.
Volunteer in local hospital.
Transport woman recovering from surgery to appointments, help out at home.
Be a zoo docent and educate public about wildlife, ecology and conservation. Must be over 18 and provide 100 hours of service. Training.
Be a temporary host family for troubled youths.
Be a positive role model for youths at risk.
Pharmacist needed to help review medications of elderly clients.
Befriend disabled child in child's home. Must be 21.
Give boys' magazines.
Donate women's clothing, clean and on hangers, to help women looking for jobs. Special need for large sizes.
Provide blankets and sheets to alcohol treatment center for men.
Donate beds, kitchen utensils and tables for refugee families.
Give dressers, pots and pans, TVs, radios, chairs, tables, etc. to mental health apartment project.
Donate furniture to single mother and her two children.
Provide electric typewriter, working condition, to community health center.
Contribute washer and dryer, electric, for elderly people.
Provide large men's clothing for residents of a local care center. Need everything except suits.
Donate a washing machine.