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HELP IS AVAILABLE TO STOP VIOLENCE

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Did you know that if you or someone you care about is involved in domestic violence, help is available? There are several community agencies that can help break the cycle of violence. For more information, call the Information and Referral Center at 487-4716.

For information about listings in the Helping Hand column, call 486-2136.Teach jail inmates to read, improve comprehension. Training. Flexible times.

Drive blind adults to grocery, doctor. Flexible times.

Do basic receptionist duty for Salt Lake Humanities Council.

Mentor disadvantaged young women.

Do reception duties. Three hours a week.

Work one-on-one with disabled adults. Four hours a week. Flexible times, training.

Answer phones and greet visitors for Utah Society for Environmental Education.

Raise funds and write grant for annual elementary school Arbor Day poster contest and celebration. Flexible days and times.

Do computer data entry, word processing and office duties. Training. Experience not necessary.

Take fire prevention message into Wasatch Front schools. Training.

Provide AIDS/HIV education. Flexible times.

Visit elderly man once a week.

Be a volunteer treasurer for Birthright board. Once a month. Third Thursday, 7-9 p.m.

Assist students and teachers in classrooms. Be liaison between teachers and parents.

Help inmate services coordinator.

Work with young or inexperienced mothers. You provide support, educational material. Training.

Write letters for disabled woman.

Be bookkeeper/accountant for American Red Cross. Training.

Drive delivery van. Fifteen hours a week. Daytime hours.

Visit and befriend disabled child in child's home, four hours a week.

Work in hospice program with terminally ill adults. Training, 3-4 hours a week.

Interview applicants for utility-assistance program.

Solicit and record donations of clothing, sort, maintain baby clothes room, make layettes, etc. Flexible times.

Feed, exercise and groom animals, provide general help. Must be 14 or older. Perform general secretarial duties.

Be an adviser to young men who have attended a Job Corps center. Training, flexible times.

Plan fund-raising event for Wasatch Fish and Gardens.

Work with preschool children ages 2-3 with emotional and behavioral problems. Once a week, 9 a.m. to noon. Training.

Help YWCA with basic repairs, maintenance.

Visit nursing home residents, help with crafts, nails, etc. Flexible times.

Assist with issues related to urban trees.

Pick up bread from local stores. Flexible times.

Sort donated food. Daytime shifts.

Tutor elementary-school kids in basic subjects. Twice a week. Training. Must be over 14.

Help Sandy Police with animal services. Contact people about licensing, reunite lost pets, assist with adoptions and education. Flexible schedule, training.

Provide support to families caring for terminally-ill relatives at home.

Transport food to groups that serve the hungry, one to four times a month, training.

Help Officer Friendly at local schools. Training. About eight hours a week. Flexible times. Must pass police background check.

Answer phones for KUER fund drive. Must be over 21.

Teach basic reading or English as a Second Language. Two hours a week. One year commitment. Training.

Supervise adults on probation. Good writing skills helpful. Training. Background check.

Do basic office work. Afternoons, training.

Volunteer at hospital. Training.

Create displays of ongoing local environmental and recycling information. Up to four hours a week. Flexible times.

Be an archives and records clerk. Once or twice a week. Training.

Donate full-size blankets.