There are many opportunities to share your time and talents with others. Listed here are opportunities provided by the 211 Info Bank, 1025 S. 700 West, Salt Lake City. See

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance — Volunteer a minimum of three hours a week from January through April 15. Help low-income families keep more of what they earn and bring millions of dollars into our economy. Training provided.

St. Mark's Hospital — Volunteers needed in the emergency department to assist with nonclinical patient needs, monitor patients in rooms and waiting area, prep rooms for next patient, restock supply carts. This is a great opportunity for prenursing or premed students. The hours are 6 to 10 p.m., Sunday, Thursday or Saturday.

American Diabetes Association — Volunteers needed for the Diabetes Expo 2008 on Feb. 2 for four hours. This is a one-day health fair dedicated to diabetes, healthy eating and active living.

The Bridges Volunteer Program — Volunteers work in classrooms to improve reading, spelling and math skills and can choose the school and grade in which they tutor.

Salt Lake County Youth Services — Volunteers needed to tutor and to spend quality time with teens. Youth Services provides shelter for abused, neglected and at-risk youths up to age 18.

The U.S. Dream Academy — Volunteers needed to mentor a child one hour a week. This program focuses on providing academic assistance and positive role models for children who have a family history of incarceration or children who are falling behind in school.

Girl Scouts — Volunteer mentors are needed to start a troop, lead activities or organize events. Call 1-800-678-7809.

The Village Project — A mentoring program that serves court-involved youths. Mentors are matched based on common interests and location.

Discovery Gateway — Volunteer hosts needed for traveling exhibit called "Sesame Street: The body."

4H — Mentors needed to work with youths in after-school programs, detention or youth court one to two hours a week. Call 468-3130.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah — Volunteers help children reach their potential through professionally supported one-on-one relationships in the community and schools. They match children with adults who have similar interests.