There are always people in need in Davis County. Helping hands are welcome. If you would like more information about volunteering, or you have volunteer opportunities, please contact the United Way of Davis County Volunteer Center and Information & Referral Center, 497-9111, weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., or call one of the numbers listed below.

Be a volunteer board member for the American Cancer Society of Davis County. Interact with retail outlets on tobacco product control, present programs in the school and the community, plan fund-raising events and serve as a liaison with physicians. If cancer has affected your life, call Donna at 393-8657 or Dan at 546-5251.Volunteer for training with the American Red Cross of Northern Utah. Call Melanie at 627-0000.

Deliver meals, help in the kitchen or teach china painting for the Autumn Glow Senior Center. Call Shirley at 544-1235.

Be a patient volunteer for a mildly retarded young man who needs an Alcoholic Anonymous Sponsor for about one year. Call Sherry at the ARC of Davis County, 299-9788 for more information.

Help deliver food to the elderly and homebound. Also help in the food bank and teach people how to budget or to find low-income housing. Contact Catholic Community Services, Yvonne at 394-5944.

Read to residents involved with Bountiful Health Care and Rehabilitation. Also, volunteers are needed to assist with activities and outings. Call Shirleen or Penney at 298-2234.

Be an advocate to children who are crime victims through the CASA program. Men and women who are multilingual are especially needed. Call Alene at 779-6522 for more information.

Help the homebound, elderly or the terminally ill through the Community Nursing Service and Hospice of Davis County. Call Sherry at 461-9500.

Assist with crisis calls, provide support for victims of domestic violence and maintain grounds at the Davis Citizens' Coalition Against Violence. For information and training, call Susan at 444-3191.

Assist victims of domestic violence. Trustworthy adult female volunteers are needed. Call Ellen at 451-4300 or 776-3163, Ext. 4300.

Assist with an 18-hour relay race for the Davis County Coalition for Character. Contact Lenore at 451-3410.

Be a family advocate for the Davis County F.A.C.T. program, four to 10 hours a month. Help mentor parents of an emotional, behavioral or mentally disabled child. Special education knowledge is needed. A monthly stipend and mileage is available. Contact Jane at 298-3446, Ext. 46.

Help stock shelves and prepare boxes of food for those in need. To volunteer, contact Roger at 773-0712.

Review inmate violations of jail rules and impose sanctions as a volunteer at the Davis County Jail. The review board meets Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Screening and training will be scheduled as needed. Contact Lt. Dan Horton, 451-4209 or 451-4212.

Work with students in the Davis School District. Call Edrice, 451-1285 after 2 p.m. or contact the school nearest you.

Be a best friend to a 13-year-old boy. If you like children, have spare time and like computers and outdoor activities, call Ann at the Easter Seal Society of Utah, 1-800-388-1991.

Help children through the grieving process from death or divorce through the Family Summit Foundation. Call Teigler at 394-3318.

Volunteer for the crisis nursery at the Family Connections Center. Ages 18 and older. Call Kay at 773-0712.

Coordinate safety classes for Davis County high schools. Contact Suzanne at 654-5095 for more information.