Volunteers

Jan 19 2012 - 7:04pm

To submit a request for volunteers, call 801-625-4258.

Senior Companion Program needs volunteers to help the homebound elderly. Work 20-40 hours per week, benefits included! Must be at least 60 years old and have own transportation. For information call Natalie at 801-625-3774.

Serenity House/BRIDGE Program needs interested individuals or groups to adopt a room to redecorate. Contact Pam Boydston at 801-394-0267.

Super Sunday Sing Along needs volunteers to drive members back and forth to center each Sunday from 2-3:30 p.m. Also needs volunteers to make fliers and posters to educate community about what center does. Contact Penny Davis at 801-497-9313.

The Arthritis Foundation Utah/Idaho Chapter focuses on improving lives through leadership in the prevention control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. Volunteers are needed to assist in all areas. For more information call 801-536-0900.

The Road Home works to help people step out of homelessness and back into the community. Volunteers are needed to play with children while their parents are in a family team meeting with their case manager. The playroom is open 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Also, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m every Thursday each month, volunteers are needed to help clients move from the shelter into housing. For information, contact Jennifer Paulsen at 359-4142 or e-mail her jpaulsen@theroadhome.org.

The Salvation Army-Ogden Corps needs volunteers to help in the food pantry, Emergency Disaster Service Response, Thrift Store, Adult Rehabilitation Program and seasonal activities. Call Captain Richard Pease at 801-621-3580.

United Way of Davis County needs volunteers to help on the fund distribution, marketing and campaign committees. Volunteer needed to assist the marketing and resource development directors with campaign presentations and related needs. Also looking for volunteers for general office duties. Call Darice Aslett at 801-497-9555.

Utah Council of the Blind needs volunteers to read and drive for blind adults in the Davis County area. Contact Leslie Gertsch at 801-292-1156 or e-mail her at lgertsch@comcast.net.

Utah Figure Skating Club needs volunteers to help host a regional amateur competition. Will be working with officials, coaches, parents and other volunteers. This includes registering competitors, security, posting results, ice patching, hospitality. For more information contact Holly Tanner at 801-292-4331.

Utah Hospice Specialists' mission is to maximize each patient's quality of life by delivering the highest quality services with compassion and respect. We are focused on maintaining dignity, increasing the quality of life, and providing comfort, including pain and symptom control. Volunteers are needed to visit patients in their homes, nursing facilities, and assisted living facilities. For more information, contact Tracy Ruiz at 801-293-8700 or e-mail her at truiz@hospicespecialists.com.

Utah Foster Care Foundation needs individuals who are interested in volunteering for help with in-office work, event help, and holiday activity help. Contact Mindy Lundgreen at 801-392-1114 or e-mail her at Mindy.Lundgreen@utahfostercare.org.

Vista Care Hospice has an ongoing need for volunteers. Volunteers are key members of the hospice team that helps patients with companionship, support and caregiver relief. Serves from North Ogden to Bountiful. A 12-hour training is provided. Call 801-475-5300.

Volunteers of America, Utah RSVP invites adults to put their experience to work solving problems close to home. Volunteers are needed to be Homeless Mentor Volunteers. For more information, call Debbie Larsen or Debbie Draper at 801-779-1287.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), Volunteers are needed to electronically prepare and send tax returns. Free training in simple tax law with an emphasis on the credits available for low-income families. Volunteer a minimum of three hours per week from January through April. Help low income families keep more of what they earn and bring millions of dollars into our community! For more information contact Dede Clifford at 801-334-8990, or Donnette Barber at 801-771-4642 or e-mail Donnette at donnetteb@familyconnection4u.org.

Volunteer Victim Advocates needs to assist domestic violence victims. Volunteers respond to the secured scene as part of a team to provide safety planning, resource referrals and support. Forty hours of training is provided. Interested people must be willing to make a six-month commitment and have a level two-background check. Call Dana Zandell Gardner at the YCC at 801-392-7273 or e-mail her at DanaZandell@yahoo.com.

Women in Community Service need volunteers to provide support and mentoring to disadvantaged young men and women. Training and materials will be provided. Call 801-476-5929.

Your Community Connection promotes a safe and stable environment for families. It offers needed assistance through the domestic violence victim assistance center, homeless and housing assistance center and family enrichment center. Volunteers are needed to help in a variety of areas. For more information, contact YCC at 801-394-9456.

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