Did you know that domestic violence can take many forms, both psychological and physical. Help is available to break the cycle of abuse. Call the Domestic Violence Information Line at 1-800-897-LINK for programs in your area.
For information about listings in the Helping Hand column, call 486-2136.Help with Roundball Ruckus. Staff booths, keep score, direct and answer questions.
Answer phones and perform minor office tasks. Training. Flexible times.
Staff the gate for watercraft races. Lunch and admission included. Six Saturdays during the summer.
Take elderly woman shopping. Flexible times.
Befriend elderly, homebound woman two hours a week.
People who have been widowed at least two years are needed to assist other newly widowed people. Training. Will work one-on-one providing friendship, emotional support and information.
Do light household chores in apartments of senior citizens. Two to four hours a week.
Organize central supply office for health department. Flexible times, some lifting required. One-month commitment.
Visit elderly woman in retirement home. Two hours a week.
Help disabled people envision and implement their goals. Orientation. Two meetings and four follow-up calls and visits.
Be a campground host for Millsite State Park in Ferron. Summer. Site provided.
Interview clients, gather information for litigation, attend trials and hearings. Training. Volunteer will be supervised by housing-unit attorneys.
Help with setup, booths, exhibits or other opportunities at State Fair. June 17-29.
Advocate for mentally retarded people.
Work at primary election in June.
Pick up and deliver prepared food items for food bank. Flexible times. Training.
Provide secretarial help for two weeks.
Teach arts and crafts to people with disabilities.
Help with recreation for people at Alzheimer's care facility. Flexible times.
Provide information and screen applicants in utility program.
Advocate for abused, neglected children. Training. One to two hours a week.
Teach nature classes to people with disabilities.
Assist rape and sex assault victims. Training, flexible times.
Help disabled people with recreation activities. Training. Flexible schedule.
Teach dance to low-income children.
Host string quartet concert for residents of homeless shelter, 6:30-9 p.m.
Enter data for Red Cross. Flexible times, training.
Set up rooms and equipment to facilitate grief support group for children whose parent has died.
Drive woman who is partially disabled to appointments, classes. West Valley area.
Gather or provide hygiene kits for children.
Skilled, volunteer construction workers needed.
Do basic office and clerical work for Habitat for Humanity.
Work with grief support groups. Training.
Host international students for summer, six months or a year. Training.
Help with literacy program.
Nurses to provide immunizations at clinic Saturday mornings.
Lead tours of Salt Lake County Art Collection. Training. One or two days a month, two-hour shifts.
Assist disabled youth. Murray area, four hours a week. Training.
Visit, read to, go for walks with residents at care center. Three hours a week. Flexible times.
Tutor 12-year-old boy in West Jordan area.
Teach classes on disaster services.
Answer general questions about arthritis. Training. Flexible times.
Provide treats for youths at detention center.
Photograph artifacts at Utah State Historical Society. Material provided. Daytime.
Do basic data entry.
Write checks to pay bills, visit elderly woman who is ill. Once a week.
Assist in children's room of homeless shelter.
Give candy for children in young-offenders program.
Contribute tricycles and big wheels for children in Odyssey House program.
Provide bunk bed and dresser for needy children.
Donate baby crib.
Give carpet sweeper or vacuum.
Provide a beautician's chair to senior day-care facility.
Provide TV in good working condition to disabled woman and three small children.
Give cross-stitch kits for disabled woman.
Donate single bed, mattress and box springs.
Give a piano.
Provide washer and dryer in good working condition.