Volunteers are needed at Kids on the Move, a nonprofit agency that provides support, therapy and educational opportunities for infants and toddlers with disabilities.
The staff needs help assembling learning packets, which are important to the educational development of the children. Volunteers are also asked to help in the Kids on the Move Library and with Parents Night Out. Donations are needed of infant/toddler clothing and learning assistance toys.
Other volunteer opportunities in Utah County include the following:
Become involved with RSVP. The Retired Senior Volunteer Program needs retired psychiatrists, psychologists and counselors, ages 55 and older, to form a trauma team that will help people who have witnessed distressing events. In addition, RSVP helps organizations serving the chronically ill, developmentally disabled, adult literacy and other programs.
Take pride in Utah. Gov. Mike Leavitt has declared April 7 to May 12 Take Pride in Utah Month. The United Way Volunteer Center encourages residents to become involved in service activities within the community, centered around April 7. Contact the volunteer center for more information.
Sort donated food. Individuals and small groups are encouraged to help sort donated food and hygiene items at the Utah Valley Regional Food Bank. Volunteers will compile food boxes for families, stock shelves, organize donations and help low-income families with intake and nutrition classes. Supervision is requested of volunteers 14 and under.
For more information about these and other volunteer opportunities contact the United Way of Utah County Volunteer Center weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 374-8108, by e-mail at email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org , or on the United Way of Utah County Web site, www.unitedwayuc.org.