Losing a family pet can be a devastating experience. There are pet bereavement groups that can help. For information, call the Information and Referral Center at 487-4716.
For information about listings in the Helping Hand column, call 486-2136.Teach arts and crafts to youths in detention. Flexible times.
Help with grief support group for children. Training.
Set up, take tickets at Red Butte Garden event.
Help elderly resident move to senior high rise. Flexible times.
Help with University Hospital fund-raiser. Aug. 16-18. Four-hour shifts.
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.
Call past members and donors for Arthritis Foundation. Sept. 20-22. Training.
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.
Translate Spanish at immunization clinics. Flexible hours.
Family friends needed to visit, help write letters, lend emotional support. Training provided.
Be a campground host at Starvation State Park from Aug. 1 to Labor Day.
Do basic office work. Two three-hour shifts a week. Training.
Work with canoe program for people with disabilities. Training.
Provide office help, do bar coding, run errands. Three times a week.
Visit residents of local care center.
Take phone calls, help with projects. Flexible times.
Answer questions on tenant hotline. Training. Two to four hours a week.
Drive vans for Shriners Hospital. Errands. Current license, good driving record needed. Training. Four hours a week. Some lifting.
Assist medical clinic for homeless.
Do basic office work. Four hours a week, must be 18 or older.
Provide assistance to caregivers. Two to four hours on Saturdays. Training.
Greet visitors, answers questions and give directions at convention bureau. Training. Three to four-hour shifts.
Deliver food boxes to senior citizens once a month.
Visit lonely people in northwest part of the the city. Spanish helpful but not required. Flexible times.
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.
Visit elderly woman in retirement home. Two hours a week.
Organize central supply office for health department. Flexible times, some lifting required. One-month commitment.
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.
Advocate for mentally retarded people.
Contribute a fax machine in good condition for Indian Walk-in Center.
Provide an electric typewriter.
Contribute business calculator, any size.
Donate towels in good condition.
Provide art supplies: construction paper, washable pain, brushes, felt, glue and yarn.
Give filing cabinets of any size.
Donate hand can openers.
Provide candy for youths at detention center.
Donate career clothing for women in need.
Give freezer and refrigerator.
Provide Christmas stockings for detention center.