Do you want to get more personally involved in the ongoing success of one or more of our area nonprofits? Here are some ways you and your family can volunteer year-round:
Arts-Kids: Help kids release their creativity and enjoy some terrific feedback by assisting artists and facilitators with after-school programs in Park City and surrounding areas or in the Arts-Kids office on Bonanza Drive. Programs run for two-and-a-half hours weekly during fall and spring semesters, so your time commitment can be small, but the benefit to the kids will be great. Please visit Arts-Kids.org or call 435-615-7878 to learn more.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah: Big Brothers Big Sisters needs Defenders of Potential to make a difference in the lives of local children. Volunteers are matched with children facing adversity who want and need the influence of a positive role model. Commitment is 12 months, 2-4 times per month. Flexible, fun, and rewarding. For more information, visit bbbsu.org or email email@example.com or call 435-649-9366.
Camp Hobé: Camp Hobé for cancer kids needs volunteer counselors, activity helpers, cooks, and lifeguards from: June 4–6 (campers 4–6 years), June 7–12 (campers 7–11 years), & June 14–19 (campers 12–19 years). Contact Christina Beckwith, Executive Director at 801-631-2742, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit https://camphobekids.org/home/volunteer/requirements/ to learn more
Christian Center of Park City: The Christian Center is looking for volunteers with a passion for helping the community. Open six days a week, the center needs volunteers (ages 16+) to help in the food pantry, boutique store, and thrift store, and with seasonal events throughout the year. Fill out the online volunteer application at www.ccofpc.org or contact Volunteer Coordinator Jessica Bryant at email@example.com or 435-649-2260, ext. 1003.
EATS Park City: EATS Park City is dedicated to ensuring every student has opportunities to develop lifelong healthy habits and access to fresh, nutritious appealing food. Volunteers are an essential part of our programs. As a volunteer at a cooking class, you’ll get the chance to prepare and eat a nourishing recipe made from scratch with students. No prior cooking experience necessary – just bring yourself and a positive attitude! Several additional opportunities are available based on your interests. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved.
Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties: Habitat for Humanity invites you to build sustainable, healthy and affordable housing as a ReStore volunteer. Do you love to tinker and fix things? Find treasures? Are you looking for a regular volunteer opportunity that is fun and makes a lasting difference for local families? Immediate opportunities include cashier, merchandising, and customer ambassador roles. For more information call 435-658-1400 or visit habitat-utah.org.
Holy Cross Ministries: Holy Cross Ministries (HCM) is dedicated to responding to the needs of the under-served community by providing direct services in Education, Health Outreach and Legal Immigration fields. HCM offers a variety of volunteer opportunities in Summit County through its School Readiness, Parents as Teachers (PAT) and Promotora Outreach programs. If you are looking for volunteer opportunities involving early childhood education and/or health outreach, HCM is in need of volunteers to assist with day-to-day pre-school classroom activities, reading sessions with students, help to facilitate Parent Night meetings, lesson planning/prep, and more. You can get involved on a one-time, project-based or ongoing basis and help HCM make an immediate and lasting impact in the lives of families and individuals they serve. Please contact Maria Mullahi at email@example.com or 801.261.3440 ext. 131 to get started and/or for more information on existing volunteer opportunities.
Kimball Art Center: The Park City Kimball Arts Festival returns to Main Street August 2-4 for its 50th year! This is the biggest fundraiser for Kimball Art Center, allowing free art education and exhibitions to all. This promises to be three days packed with art, cuisine, and music. Volunteering for Arts Fest is loads of fun and comes with an automatic deposit in your good karma bank account. Plus, volunteers receive free entry into the Festival, a swag bag, a collector’s t-shirt and more.
Dates: August 2-4, 2019
Sign up here with friends and family to make art happen in your community or email firstname.lastname@example.org
National Ability Center: Red, White, & Snow, the National Ability Center’s premier fundraiser, is a weekend of incredible food, wine, skiing, and empowerment of individuals of all abilities! Volunteer individually or in a group to help create luxurious dining experiences and exciting auctions while enjoying the wonderful Park City community we call home. Please contact Micah Ballif (email@example.com, 435-200-0985) or visit https://redwhiteandsnow.org/contact-us/volunteer/ if interested.
Nuzzles & Co: Nuzzles & Co. is looking for volunteers to help furry friends waiting for adoption. They need people to walk dogs, socialize with the animals, and assist with pet care and cleanup. Shifts are available at the Tanger Outlets adoption center from 10am-6:30pm and at the Rescue & Rehab Ranch from 7am-7pm. For more information call 435-649-5441 or visit www.nuzzlesandco.org.
Recycle Utah: Recycle Utah is always looking for volunteers to assist with center operations.
For more information, visit http://www.recycleutah.org/volunteer/ or email Haley Lebsack at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 435-649-9698 to sign up.
Park City Museum: Do you love history and Park City? Are you interested in furthering your involvement in the community? The Park City Museum needs volunteers to help install and take down travelling exhibits, catalog and process collection items, assist in the Research Library, lead tours and school group programs, and assist as gallery guides. Please contact Jenette Purdy for more information at 435-649-7457 or email@example.com.
PC Tots: PC Tots would be grateful for volunteers! They are planning field trips on the Park City bus system for pre-kindergarten classes and could use adults to help. Also, they are interviewing for board members, particularly candidates with strength in financial aspects of a business. They always like to have adults read to the tots, and women with musical talent could do mini-concerts in classrooms. Please contact Carol Loomis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peace House: Peace House is seeking volunteers to assist in their efforts to end the cycle of domestic abuse within Summit and Wasatch Counties. Volunteers are currently needed for special events, fundraising, marketing, administration, English to Spanish translation, childcare, mentorship, and more. Contact volunteer coordinator Maggie Duncan at 435-658-4739 ext. 132 or Maggie@peacehouse.org for more information.
People’s Health Clinic: People’s Health Clinic is looking for volunteers who want to make a difference. People’s Health Clinic is open Monday through Friday and have volunteer opportunities (for those 17 and older) daily in vital sign intake, phlebotomy, and Spanish/English translation. Fill out an online inquiry at www.peopleshealthclinic.org or contact Meg in Development at 435-333-1863.
SOS Outreach: SOS Outreach is a youth development nonprofit focused on leadership, character building, and positive adult mentorship for underserved and at-risk youth – and it all revolves around skiing and snowboarding! We are in need of enthusiastic adults who enjoy working with youth and have a passion for skiing and/or snowboarding, for both our mentoring and Learn-to-Ride/Ski programs. Check out www.sosoutreach.org or contact the Utah Program Manager, Olivia, at email@example.com for more info!
Swaner Preserve & EcoCenter: Do you love nature? Volunteers are a vital part of our mission at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter. We strive to preserve the land, educate the community about the value of nature, and nurture both the ecosystem and our human connection to the natural landscape. Our volunteers assist with many aspects of the operation from conservation and garden projects to kids programs and staff support. We will be seed spreading every Wednesday in February on the Preserve from 3-5pm. This will be on snowshoes and in variable weather so volunteers should dress accordingly. For more information please contact Rhea Cone, Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 435-797-8956.
If you are a nonprofit and have volunteer opportunities that you would like to be featured, please email rachel@ParkCityCF.org.