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HOPEANDKNOWLEDGE.ORG needs researchers for their non-profit environmental education website concerning global warming. Please go to hopeandknowledge.org to learn about the organization. Research will be needed for all categories on the site. This should be a short term project. Work from home. Contact Andrea Arel at (435)602-0500 or email info@hopeandknowledge.org.

THE KIMBALL ART CENTER NEEDS VOLUNTEERS! The Kimball needs volunteers year-round to help with a variety of great projects from art exhibits to events, art education, monthly gallery strolls, even mailings. For more information, email volunteers@kimball-art.org. The ceramic center is seeking interns to work as a teacher’s aid in classes, load the kilns and make glazes. This is a great opportunity for young artists to master skills, build resumes and serve the community. No experience is required, but you must be enthusiastic and reliable. Contact Lauren at (435)649-8882 ext. 110 or email ceramics@kimball-art.org.

UTAH FOR OBAMA is a grassroots group supporting Barack Obama’s 2008 Presidential Campaign. We are looking for help at the new Volunteer Headquarters in Park City, either in the form of time or in-kind donations. If you can help us with either, email utah@barackobama.com call 801-88-OBAMA or go to http://www.utah.barackobama.com .

The Peace House is a nonprofit assisting women and children fleeing domestic violence. We have volunteer opportunities available in several areas. Volunteer at the shelter, in the office or for special events. Volunteer positions range from 1 day per week to 1 day a year. We are flexible with your schedule. Please contact Jessica at (435)658-4739 ext 105. Visit http://www.peacehouseinc.org

THE SUNDANCE NATURE CENTER is seeking volunteers intersted in hosting nature programs, children’s nature art activities, guided hikes and more. Volunteers will received training on Mt. Timpanogos’ excosystem and environment. Training and programs take place year-round. For more information contact Jessie Walthers at the Sundance Nature Center (801)223-4404.

WILDLIFE PROTECTION SOCIETY, a grassroots organization, needs volunteers. Contact Judy Perry, 649-3309.

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WOMEN BEYOND CANCER, a non-profit, offers retreats for women with all types of cancer. Retreats focus on the healing and strengthening of mind, body, and spirit, in a comfortable lodge setting. Volunteers who want to make a difference in the lives of women with cancer are always welcome. Please call or e-mail Tessie Palczynski at 901-3197 or tessiep14@gmail.com

ADOPT-A-NATIVE ELDER PROGRAM is always looking for volunteers. Call (801)474-0535; (801)430-5054 or e-mail@anelder.org for information.

FRIENDS OF THE PARK CITY LIBRARY invites you to recycle clean and sellable books and current or timeless magazines. Donations are sorted and displayed in the library at the ongoing bargain-priced book and magazine sale. Interested in joining Friends? Get a form at the library circulation desk. Friends is always looking for volunteers to price and sort donations.

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF UTAH is looking for Park City mentors. Put some magic into a child’s life, you will both be forever changed by the experience. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah offers a variety of volunteer experiences. Call Ericka Wells 649-9366 or e-mail ericka@bbbsu.org.

PARK HOSTS are being recruited by the P.C. Police Dept. Park Hosts walk through City Park, helping visitors and providing information on park activities. Hosts receive training, Park Host shirts, use of a cellular phone and walkie talkie. Call Officer Lynn Nagel, 615-5500, or Shelley Weiss, 615-7190.

HEBER VALLEY AERO MUSEUM (www.hebervalleyaeromuseum.org) needs volunteers to assist with special projects, display development, fundraisers, publicity and serve as museum docents. No experience necessary. The museum is located at 2002 Airport Rd., Heber. Call 640-6806.

PEOPLE’S HEALTH CLINIC needs volunteers: Medical providers (physicians, nurses, midwives, PAs, NPs, EMTs, phlebotomists) and Spanish language translators on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Clerical workers also needed. Call 435-615-7822 and press 1 or email cecily@peopleshealthclinic.org.

ARTS-KIDS is looking for volunteers to work with children once a week for 10 weeks. The groups are 10 weeks after school in the fall and winter-spring semesters across the county. We serve children (8-11) and youth in the middle schools (12-15). Act as a mentor to bring color and clarity to a young life in a creative and diverse setting. If you’re interested, please contact Pat Sanger at 435-615-7878 or email pat@arts-kids.org

NATIONAL ABILITY CENTER is looking for volunteers to work with both physically and developmentally disabled participants in many exciting recreational programs. Please call Jenn Carpenter at 649-3991, ext. 609 or e-mail info@DiscoverNAC.org.

IMAGE REBORN FOUNDATION assists woman living beyond breast cancer. If you are a breast cancer survivor and would like more information about attending free retreats in Park City, please call Donna Creighton at 658-1715 or visit the website at http://www.imagerebornfoundation.org. Tax deductible donations can be sent to, Image Reborn, 6300 No. Sagewood Drive, Suite. 238 Park City, Utah 84098

DO YOU NEED SOME VOLUNTEERS? Individuals of Danville Services are looking for opportunities to give back to the community by passing out flyers, stuffing envelopes, etc. Call Gretchen at (435) 657-0494.

UTAH WING OF THE COMMEMORATIVE AIR FORCE is looking for volunteers to help with a major fundraising effort to construct a new museum building at the Heber City Airport. We will work around your busy schedule. (435)-901-8573.

FRIENDS OF WASATCH-SUMMIT COUNTY CHILDREN’S JUSTICE CENTER needs volunteers to help child victims of abuse. Opportunities and projects for individuals, church groups or organizations. Donations such as snacks, art and office supplies are needed. Call Kenna Jones at (435) 657-1000.

HOPE ALLIANCE welcomes volunteers at our office in Salt Lake City for international humanitarian expeditions. All skill seets are welcome. Call 801-952-0400, visit thehopealliance.org or email katie@thehopealliance.org.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY’S ROAD TO RECOVERY PROGRAM needs volunteers to drive cancer patients to and from treatment facilities. If you have a car, safe driving skills and can spare one morning or afternoon a month, call (801) 483-1500.

PARK CITY INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL AND PARK CITY CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY is in need of volunteers. Call Leslie Harlow at 649-5309 or e-mail: lharlow@parkcitymusicfestival.com.

PARK CITY AMBASSADORS, the volunteer arm of the Chamber of Commerce, is a non-profit service organization. They meet on the third Thursday of each month, Ambassadors sponsor the annual Fourth of July Parade and Snowflaker’s Ball, provide visitor information, and serve other nonprofit groups and activities in Park City. Call Rhonda Block, 645-8094.

NEEDED: EMERGENCY SHELTER CARE HOMES AND LONG-TERM FOSTER CARE HOMES for adults in need of protection from abuse, neglect or exploitation. Contact Gail Salowey, Department of Human Services, 649-6018.

RECYCLE YOUR SPARE TIME: Get plenty of fresh air, burn extra calories, meet your neighbors, operate large, crushing machines. No pay, few perks, but satisfaction in helping to keep the community clean. Call Recycle Utah at 649-9698 or e-mail director@recycleutah.org

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF SUMMIT AND WASATCH COUNTIES needs volunteers to help with ongoing Habitat projects. Call 658-1400.

UTAH OLYMPIC PARK provides new volunteer opportunities. Help with ski jumping and bobsled track event, or as a docent at the Joe Quinney/Alf Engen Ski Museum. Call 658-4257 or visit http://www.olyparks.com.

SUMMIT COUNTY FRIENDS OF ANIMALS needs animal-loving volunteers to assist in adoptions of rescued dogs and cats at Park City Furburbia at the Tanger Mall. Weekday, weekend shifts available. Call Furburbia, 649-5441.

MOUNTAINLANDS COMMUNITY HOUSING TRUST, a nonprofit, needs volunteers for its Mutual Self Help Affordable Housing program. Volunteers will learn home building skills while helping families become homeowners. Opportunities available for individuals, churches, organizations. Call Erin at 647-9719.

YOUTH WINTERSPORTS ALLIANCE has a variety of volunteer opportunities available to support sport programs and junior athletes. Projects range from photography, fundraising events, staffing events and office tasks. Call Shelley Gillwald, 901-3715.

SWANER NATURE PRESERVE needs volunteers. Education (docents, guides); land management (planting, weeding); development (fundraising, mailers, event planning, speakers, etc.). E-mail admin@swanernature.org. We’ll find a place for you!

FRIENDLY VISITORS FOR HOSPICE PATIENTS NEEDED! IHC Hospice serving Summit and Wasatch counties is seeking volunteers to offer support during a precious time of life. Call Ali at (435) 657-4323.

LOVE FILM? The Park City Film Series needs volunteers to help bring unique cinema to Park City. Just show up an hour before the screening, help with tickets or concessions etc. and then enjoy the show! Go to http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com for times and info or e-mail destinygrose@hotmail.com.

THE WENTWORTH in Oakley is looking for volunteers to help with senior activities. Flexible hours and times available. Please call Lisa or Johnny at (435) 783-5575.

ST. LAWRENCE THRIFT SHOP needs volunteers. Flexible hours — days, evenings, weekends. Stop by at 84 South 100 West, Heber City, or call (435) 657-0209.

 

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