Volunteer

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Experience the joy of serving others

Together with volunteers like you we serve approximately 8,000 youth and adults living in Utah every year. From sorting donations to serving meals to mentoring and more, your time, talents, and skills help make Utah a better place for all!

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Volunteers are the heartbeat of our programs.

Women's Resource Center

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    Prep a Meal at the WRC

    Prep weekly meals at the WRC for women experiencing homelessness. Mondays and Tuesdays from 10am to noon. Tasks include: washing, peeling, and chopping produce; cupping condiment containers; setting up for meal service, working in the dish room, and more. Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.

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    Serve a Meal at the WRC

    Serve a meal at the WRC to women experiencing homelessness. As a meal service volunteer, you provide positive community engagement and help us meet nutritional needs. Our kitchen facility can accommodate single volunteers and groups of up to 10 individuals, ages 16 and up. Meals are served to up to 200 women.

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    Sort Donations at the WRC

    Our donation center at the WRC needs volunteers to help load and unload incoming donations, sort donations, organize and refill clothing and hygiene bins, and assist with client laundry. Volunteers must be 8 years of age and up, and should be physically able to stand for two hours be able to assist with minimal heavy lifting. Perfect for groups of 8 or fewer.

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Center for Women and Children

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    Serve a Meal at the CWC

    Serve a meal at the CWC to women who are going through the detoxification process. Our clients are homeless and low-income women who are moving toward greater self-sufficiency. To provide a meal, volunteers must be 16 years of age and up. When signing up to provide and cook a meal at our facility, you commit to the time slot and are assigned to provide, cook, prepare, serve and clean up. Perfect for small groups.

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    Assist in the CWC Garden

    Come garden with us at the CWC! We provide support for homeless and low-income women who need to complete the detoxification process, take care of their children, and move closer to self-sufficiency. Its community garden helps our clients feel closer to the earth. Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. (Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.)

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Youth Resource Center

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    Serve a Meal at the YRC

    Serve a meal at the YRC—breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner for our youth clients ages 15 through 22 who are at-risk or experiencing homelessness. Meals are served to up to 30 youth. Must be 16 years of age or older. When signing up to provide and cook a meal at our facility, you commit to the time slot and are assigned to provide, cook, prepare, serve and clean up.

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    Mentor a Youth

    Our Amplified Mentoring Program connects young people ages 10 through 17 with a one-to-one volunteer mentor—with you. When youth know someone cares about them and recognizes their contributions, they are more likely to develop their skills, make healthy choices, and achieve self-sufficiency. Mentors must be at least 21 years old and willing to meet with a mentee for at least 6 to 8 hours a month for 9 months.*

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Administrative Office

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    Office Assistance

    We need volunteers that are detail oriented and work independently at our Administration Office. Data entry and more. Volunteers must be 18 years old and up, able to pass a criminal background check, and consistently work 2 to 5 hours a week Monday through Friday. Office hours are from 8:30am-5:00pm.

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At Volunteers of America, Utah, we strive to be sensitive to the needs of all the individuals we work with. For this reason, it is critical that we select volunteers who are able to connect well with our clients and amplify their success through volunteer service. Thank you for your interest in serving vulnerable individuals in your community. 


*Mentors who wish to work directly with clients in the Amplified Mentoring Program must complete a Utah Department of Human Services Office of Licensing background screening, record two sets of fingerprints, and pay a fee of $42.25 to cover the processing prior to direct client work.

*Volunteers of America, Utah is not able to validate court-appointed volunteer hours.

*Past Volunteers of America, Utah clients who want to volunteer must wait two years to return to help with current programs.

For general volunteer questions please contact us at:
Phone: 801.363.9414
volunteer@voaut.org
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