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Service Opportunities

Aug 12, 2019 03:52PM

Tabitha’s Way

Come to help sort, check food, stock shelves or run the Tabitha’s Way South Food Pantry, Spanish Fork. Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled time to sign in, put on your name tag & apron.  For safety & liability issues, Tabitha’s

Way will not be accepting any volunteers under the age of 8 years old. Ages 8-14 must be accompanied by an adult in order to volunteer. Warehouse volunteers must be age 15+. Go to the link below & find the slots you would like to fill for the month of August. Start time: 8:30 am Address: 45 East 100 North, Spanish Fork  Contact: Mariela Pastrana at 801-709-8573

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a084eaca723a2fd0-august

Computer Help

Volunteers

We use computers to shop, bank, pay bills, keep in touch, find jobs, and watch our favorite shows. In this day and age computers and access to the internet are essential to functioning in society. Help community members gain confidence and skills to access and use computers by volunteering in our open access computer lab!

The computer lab runs every Monday from 1-3 p.m. at the Springville Library. Contact Claire Warnick at 801-691-5371 or [email protected]

Utah County Crisisline

Volunteers give of their time and of themselves as they receive calls from and help people through moments of loneliness and crisis. Volunteers will be required to complete a training of about four hours before starting and make a commitment of at least 6 months of service. Contact Teri at 702-528-1026 or [email protected] 

Online Tutor

Provide online tutoring to children in 3rd world countries. As a volunteer for Invictus Institute, you can expect:
- To build a meaningful relationship with those you tutor

- Teach students all over the world
- One hour a week commitment
- Tutor from anywhere that has webcam access

- Opportunity to teach Math, English, Grammar, etc. visit www.invictusinstitute.org or contact Kasey Beck at [email protected]

RSVP Reading Tutors

Adults 55 and older, we invite you to use your life experience to help a struggling young reader. RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) connects you with a school local to you that has students in need of extra attention 1-2 hours a week.

RSVP is one of the largest senior volunteer organizations in the country. RSVP places volunteers 55+ where they are needed most in the community. 
Enjoy benefits of joining this FREE program: flexible hours & days, supple-mental insurance coverage, mileage reimbursement, free Sharetix event tickets, and recognition events.
Contact Katie Chase at 801-229-3820 or [email protected]

Help Special Needs Children

Kids on the Move need individuals to come have fun and play with children with special needs, all while making a HUGE difference for their families. Par-ents get a break from the 24/7 care.
Volunteers to sign up online www. kotm.org/volunteers
 or groups can call (801)221-9930. When signing up to volunteer please note that we have the easiest time filling our volunteer slots in Orem.

However, we have a bit harder time finding the volunteers we need in Spanish Fork. Please consider driving a few more minutes to help families in these areas receive the respite they need.
Volunteers ages 16+. Contact Sydnee Ochoa at 801-221-9930 or [email protected] kotm.org.

Home Fire Team

Save lives and prevent injury by being a member of the American Red Cross’s Home Fire Campaign team. Specific roles could vary, but these teams help in-stall free smoke alarms and educate residents on home fire safety, conduct neighborhood canvassing, facilitate planning events, and more. Contact Karla Gunnell at 801-372-8132 or [email protected]

 Jail Volunteers

Volunteers will help inmates in the Utah County Jail and their Jail Indus-tries (work furlough) facility apply to and prepare for the MentorWorks healthy transition recovery program. Volunteers will collect applications, conduct inter-views, discuss & review inmate goals, deliver admittance letters, and potentially assist with transporting admitted clients to MentorWorks facilities (e.g., Spanish Fork to Orem). Contact Parker Syphus at 208-440-8601 or [email protected] com.