FRIENDS OF THE PARK CITY LIBRARY invite you to recycle clean and sellable books and current or timeless magazines. Bring them to the library. Donations sorted and displayed in the library at the ongoing bargain-priced book and magazine sale. Interested in joining Friends? Pick up form at the library. Friends is always looking for volunteers to help price and sort donations. Call Carol Dalton at 655-9498 or Leslie Thatcher at 649-7658. MENTORS NEEDED: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah, and the Park City School District have partnered to bring needed volunteer resources to children in the district. One hour a week, Tuesday or Thursday at lunchtime can help a child reach their potential. Call Silvia Leavitt at 513-0900 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
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, located at 2002 Airport Rd., Heber. Call 657-1826 or 649-2762.
PEOPLE’S HEALTH CLINIC needs volunteers: Medical providers (physicians, nurses, midwives, PAs, NPs, EMTs, phlebotomists) and Spanish language translators on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Clerical workers also needed. Call 435-615-7822 or email info@peopleshealth clinic.org.
RECYCLE UTAH is looking for a volunteers. The time commitment is very flexible. Please call Recycle Utah at 649-9698. Many other opportunities available. ARTS-KIDS is looking for volunteers to work with elementary age children once a week for 10 weeks. Act as a mentor to bring color and clarity to a young life in a creative and diverse setting. call the Arts-Kids staff at 615-7878 or e-mail Pat Sanger at firstname.lastname@example.org. NATIONAL ABILITY CENTER is looking for volunteers to work with both physically and developmentally disabled participants in our summer winter programs. Please call Francie Kochanek, 649-3991, ext. 609 or e-mail email@example.com.
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 Web site at http://www.imagerebornfoundation.org. Tax deductable donations can be sent to, Image Reborn, 435 Aspen Dr. No. 7, Park City, Utah 84098.
MOUNTAIN MENTORS, a mentoring program for youth of PC School District is looking for volunteers. It’s a great experience for the student and it will keep you young. Call 649-2085 or write P.O. Box 681616, Park City, Utah 84068.
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.
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 (435) 657-1000. HOPE ALLIANCE needs volunteers for clerical work and warehouse tasks/inventory. Great opportunities for individuals and service groups. Flexible hours days or evenings. Call (801) 952-0400; visit website http://www.hopealliance.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARK CITY AMBASSADORS, the volunteer arm of the Chamber of Commerce, is a nonprofit service organization. They meet on the third Thursday of each month, Ambassadors sponsor the annual Fourth of July Parade and Snowflakers’ Ball, provide visitor information, and serve other nonprofit groups and activities in Park City. Call Rhonda Block, 645-8094. ADOPT-A-NATIVE ELDER PROGRAM is always looking for volunteers. Call Julie Williams at (801) 572-6137 for information.
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 for more information.
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.
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.
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.
THE PEACE HOUSE, serving Summit and Wasatch Counties, assists abused women and children fleeing domestic violence. Many volunteer opportunities available. Call Jane at 658-4739, ext. 100. Tax deductible donations may be sent to Peace House, Inc., P.O. Box 682141, Park City, Utah 84068. Please call 647-9161.
SUMMIT CO. 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.
MOUNTAIN MEDIATION CENTER, a new program is looking for volunteer mediators to assist in small claims court and develop additional local mediation programs. Call Lisa Dator at 615-9909 or Natalie Segal at 655-3626.
"I CAN READ" TUTOR PROGRAM needs volunteers. If you have an hour or two a week to give, you can make a difference in a child’s life. Training and ongoing support will be provided. Work one-on-one in P.C. elementary schools. Call Karen Grooms at 604-0062 or Elaine Jolley at 649-9211. SWANER NATURE PRESERVE needs volunteers. Education (docents, guides); land management (planting, weeding); development (fundraising, mailers, event planning, speakers, etc.). E-mail Diana@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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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