Did you know that losing a family pet can be a devastating experience? There are pet bereavement groups that can help. For more information, call the Information and Referral Center at 487-4716.
For information about listings in the Helping Hand column, call 486-2136.Sort clothing for women's project. Friday afternoons, starting in September.
Do glaucoma screening at State Fair. Training. Various shifts.
Tutor reading and English as a Second Language. Training, flexible times.
Play piano for group rehab.
Teach adults to read in Davis Country. Training.
Help with speakers bureau for American Cancer Society.
Help with stray and homeless animals at shelter. Three-hour morning shifts. Weekdays.
Greet and direct visitors at animal shelter.
Make calls at phone-a-thon. Sept. 20, 21 and 22. Training.
Teach public safety and child-abuse prevention to young children. Training. Daytime.
Be family friend for people with disabilities. Training provided, flexible times.
Write letters for woman living in care facility. Go for walks, visit.
Be a docent at Hogle Zoo. Training. 100 hours a year.
Be a hospice volunteer in Bountiful area. Training.
Decorate tables for opening of Red Butte Gardens visitor center. Aug. 20-28.
Help senior citizens write checks and pay bills. Screening. Two hours a week.
Watch TV and newspaper for stories about food bank.
Movie extras needed for scene. Aug. 31 to Sept. 1.
Women who have survived breast cancer to talk to others. Training.
Drive cancer patients to doctor appointments.
Volunteers older than 18 needed to help with voter registration at Utah State Fair. Sept. 8-18. Flexible four-hour shifts, free admission.
Rehab, clean and paint YMCA's Camp Roger. Saturdays.
Work in office one half-day a week.
Collate, stuff, seal and label envelopes for bulk mailing. Flexible schedule.
Do simple word-processing project. Flexible times, training.
Help with grand opening at Red Butte Gardens. Flexible times.
Distribute food to low-income people. Training provided. Flexible times.
Pick up food donations and deliver to local pantries. Flexible times, days or evenings.
People with trucks or trailers needed to move food to Share the Harvest sites last weekend in August and throughout September.
Professional tree trimmers needed to help low-income senior citizens and disabled persons trim trees.
Teach arts and crafts to youths in detention. Flexible times.
Set up, take tickets at Red Butte Garden event.
Help elderly resident move to senior high rise. Flexible times.
Translators who speak English and Serbo-Croatian. Flexible times.
Mentor young women coming out of Job Corps in Salt Lake. Training provided.
Tutor refugees in basic reading and speaking. Flexible times. Training provided.
Transport and assist elderly individuals with shopping and meal preparation. Flexible times.
Be a docent at Children's Museum. Training, three to four hours a week.
Answer questions, give information about Utah. Training.
Help elderly people go grocery shopping, run errands in Murray area. Flexible times.
Do access-to-health-care phone survey. Eight to 16 hours a week.
Supervise and help prepare meals for youth. Morning, noon and evening times available.
Coach and help organize sports tournaments for youth facility. Help teach ping-pong, basketball, volleyball and soccer. Flexible hours.