Ryan Summerlin January 21, 2009
WILDLIFE PROTECTION SOCIETY is seeking volunteers to join the Wild Aware Utah (WAU) outreach program. Volunteers are needed to assist wildlife officers with contacting neighborhoods after a wildlife conflict; disseminate educational materials; assist with education/information booths at various events, put on presentations and more. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Jackie Fehr at 640-8050. SUMMIT LAND CONSERVANCY needs volunteers to hike or bike local open lands and help insure that protected open space stays that way. We can also use help with office work and have a couple fun projects in need of a leader. Call Anne at (435)649-9884 or visit us online at www.summitlandconservancy.org for more information.
FRIENDS OF ANIMALS UTAH is looking for volunteers to help furry friends waiting for adoption. The local nonprofit needs people to walk dogs, socialize with the animals, and assist with pet care and cleanup. Afternoon shifts are available at the Furburbia adoption center and morning shifts are available at the Rescue & Rehab Ranch. For more information, contact Furburbia at 649-5441 or visit www.foautah.org. ECO HOST VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT SWANER ECO CENTER Join the Swaner Family and become a volunteer Eco Host at the Swaner Eco Center. Eco Hosts are needed to give tours, interpret exhibits and to work at the front desk. Hours vary and training sessions are ongoing. Please call Susan Poulter, 435-649-1767 or email@example.com.
THE PARK CITY EDUCATION FOUNDATION is seeking teen and adult volunteers to help tutor third, fourth and fifth graders at McPolin Elementary’s After-School Enrichment program every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. Flexible schedules and community service hours available. Contact PCEF Volunteer Coordinator Monika Guendner at (435) 615-0235 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to sign up.
THE UTAH FOSTER CARE FOUNDATION is looking for foster and adoptive parents in Summit and Wasatch Counties to care for abused and neglected children ages 0-18. Training and support are provided and offered year round. Please contact Wendy for more information at (801)373-3006, or email email@example.com. You may also visit our website at www.utahfostercare.org.
HOPEANDKNOWLEDGE.ORG needs researchers for their non-profit environmental education website concerning global warming. Research will be needed for all categories on the site. This should be a short term project. Work from home. Andrea Arel (435)602-0500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE SUNDANCE NATURE CENTER is seeking volunteers interested in hosting nature programs, children’s nature art activities, guided hikes and more. Volunteers will receive training on Mt. Timpanogos’ ecosystem and environment. Training and programs take place year-round. Fore more information, contact Jessie Walthers at the Sundance Nature Center, (801)223-4404.
WOMEN BEYOND CANCER, a nonprofit, 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 contact Tessie Palczynski at 901-3197 or email@example.com.
FRIENDS OF THE PARK CITY LIBRARY invites you to donate clean and sellable books and current or timeless magazines. Donations sorted by volunteers and displayed in the library at the ongoing bargain-priced book and magazine sale. Interested in joining Friends? Pick up a form at the circulation desk.
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 email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF SUMMIT AND WASATCH COUNTIES needs volunteers. Call 658-1400.
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.
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.
THE. LAWRENCE THRIFT SHOP needs volunteers. Flexible hours — days, evenings, weekends. Stop by at 84 South 100 West, Heber City, or call (435) 657-0209.
ARTS-KIDS – We serve children (8-11) and youth in the middle schools (12-15). Volunteers should contact Pat Sanger at (435)615-7878 or email email@example.com The groups are ten weeks after school in the fall and winter-spring semesters across the county.
PEOPLE’S HEALTH CLINIC in Park City needs volunteers! Medical providers (physicians, nurses, midwives, PAs, NPs, EMTs, phlebotomists) and Spanish interpreters needed days and evenings. Volunteers in publicity, fundraising, clerical and technology needed anytime. Please call (435) 615-7822 and press 1, then 4, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY’S ROAD TO RECOVERY PROGRAM needs volunteers to drive cancer patients to/from treatment facilities. If you have a car, safe driving skills and can spare one morning or afternoon a month, call (801)483-1500.
IMAGE REBORN FOUNDATION assists woman living beyond breast cancer. If you are a survivor and would like more information about attending free retreats in Park City, please call Donna Creighton at 658-1715 or visit www.imagerebornfoundation.org. Send tax deductable donations to, Image Reborn, 6300 No. Sagewood Drive, Suite. 238, Park City, Utah 84098.
PARK CITY AMBASSADORS is a dynamic network of volunteers and community advocates for Park City. They hold a general membership meeting on the third Thursday of every month. They sponsor the Fourth of July parade, visitor information and serve nonprofit groups and activities. Call 649-6100.
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 keep community clean. Call Recycle Utah at 649-9698 or e-mail email@example.com.
NATIONAL ABILITY CENTER offers exciting volunteer opportunities to work with individuals who have physical and/or cognitive disabilities in 22 competitive & recreational programs. Come help individuals find their abilities! Please call Jenn Carpenter at 649-3991, ext. 609 or e-mail info@DiscoverNAC.org.
HOPE ALLIANCE welcomes volunteers at our office in Salt Lake City and for international humanitarian expeditions. All skill sets are welcome. Call 801-952-0400, visit thehopealliance.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com.
UTAH OLYMPIC PARK provides 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 www.olyparks.com.
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.
FRIENDS OF WASATCH-SUMMIT COUNTY CHILDREN’S JUSTICE CENTER needs volunteers to help child victims of abuse. Opportunities, projects for individuals, church groups or organizations. Donations– snacks, art and office supplies are needed. Call Kenna Jones, (435) 657-1000.
PEACE HOUSE is a nonprofit organization that serves victims of domestic violence. It offers client and non-client related volunteer opportunities that include assisting with shelter coverage, group facilitating, childcare, administrative tasks and outreach services. For more information on how to volunteer, please contact Jessica@peacehouse.org or 435-658-4739 ext.105.
SUMMIT COUNTY FRIENDS OF ANIMALS needs animal-loving volunteers to assist in adoptions of rescued dogs and cats at Furburbia at Tanger Mall. Weekday, weekend shifts available. Call 649-5441.
MOUNTAINLANDS COMMUNITY HOUSING TRUST needs volunteers for its Mutual Self Help Affordable Housing program. Volunteers learn building SWANER ECOCENTER needs volunteers! There is truly something for everyone, from land restoration work and elementary school field trips, to festival/event assistance and hosts at the new EcoCenter. You do not need to be an outdoor guru, science geek, or have any prior experience to be a helpful and valued volunteer. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.