Here are some ways to share your time and talents with others provided by the 2-1-1 Information and Referral, 3150 S. 900 West. For more information, go to www.211ut .org.
Murray Greenhouse Foundation — Help enhance the lives of disabled adults with various types of assistance within the program and in the greenhouse. Needed are skills in cooking, sewing, cleaning, gardening, computers, arts, exercise, selling, running farmers market booths, yard work, etc. Commitments vary and are flexible, as are the days and times.
Faces of Youth — Help develop, assist and empower youth leaders within low-income communities through service. Faces of Youth needs volunteers for summer day camp, June 28-July 23, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Gina Bachauer International Artists Piano Competition — Volunteers needed to help with various jobs involved in making the nonprofit competition a success. Positions include selling merchandise, helping with Winners Gala, hosting meals, helping in office and other duties as needed. Shifts are three to eight hours, depending on position.
Head Start Salt Lake CAP — Classroom volunteers are needed to help children explore the world of art, music, science, dramatic play, outdoors, blocks and more. Times and schedules vary, with 70 sites to choose from.
Cancer Wellness House — Join a volunteer committee to help develop and execute the 13th annual Survivors at the Summit event. This is a six-month commitment, two to three times per month.
SLCC Community Writing Center — Outgoing, patient and culturally aware volunteer writing coaches are needed to provide collaborative one-on-one writing assistance at libraries and community centers throughout the Salt Lake Valley with the central location at Columbus Library. Writing coaches typically volunteer two hours once a week and assist writers who have a range of backgrounds and abilities.
Inspiration Hospice — Opportunities include reading to someone, writing life histories, visiting and being a friend. Volunteers must participate in a 16-hour training session beginning June 7 to gain skills in working with individuals nearing the end of life.
Utah Food Bank, Kids Cafe — Serve low-income children hot food over the summer at various Kids Cafe locations. A two-month commitment is needed within the months of June to August. A background check is required.
American Diabetes Association — Help in searching for a cure for diabetes by assisting with Tour de Cure, a fundraising bicycle ride in Box Elder County on June 12. Food and event T-shirts are provided. Five hours of committed service would be helpful.
The Coat Bank of Utah, to Warm Their Hearts — The mission is to provide winter clothing and boots to those living in poverty in Utah. Volunteers are needed to lay the groundwork for this project, securing sponsors and in-kind donations, and hosting a three-day city event called Festival of Coats. Contact Richard Goldberger at 801-355-3336 or [email protected].