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Weber Human Services helps connect members of the public with various volunteer opportunities in the community.

Weber Human Services is looking for people who can help Northern Utah Nonprofit Organizations. For more information on volunteer opportunities or to post an opportunity for your organization, call 801-625-3777 or 801-778-6897.

If you are interested in volunteering and don’t see what interests you, give us a call as we have many more opportunities available and we will help you find what interests you and make the best use of your skills. If your organization is in need of volunteers, please give us a call.

  • Catholic Community Services has volunteer opportunities in the pantry: setting up, distributing groceries to customers, storing shelves, cleaning and helping with other daily projects, Tuesday through Friday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm; and in the warehouse: sorting of donations, bagging of products and other foodstuffs, Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • The Foster Grandparent and RSVP Grandparent Programs in Weber, Davis, Morgan and Box Elder counties are looking for people 55 years of age or older to volunteer as reading tutors to elementary school children who have fallen behind in school. their class. Volunteers are placed in a school near their home and can serve between two and 20 hours per week. Monthly allowances and mileage reimbursements are available for those who qualify.
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) give a voice to a child and change their story. Must be over 21 and able to pass a background check. For more information on how to volunteer, visit utahcasa.org.
  • Senior Companion Program is seeking individuals aged 55 and over who live on average to low income to serve as companions and friends of housebound people in the community. Mileage, training and a small monthly allowance are available.
  • The Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP) is looking for people 55 years of age or older to volunteer at local non-profit organizations such as food banks, shelters, housing complexes, centers for seniors, wildlife centers, historical museums, schools and more. Mileage reimbursement authorized.
  • Habitat for Humanity Restore is looking for volunteers to help with cleaning, sorting and pricing. The hours to be filled are from Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Weber County Shooting Sport Complex is seeking volunteers for the following positions: Range Safety Office and Range Reception / Cashier. Volunteers do not need to be certified, but must have a basic knowledge of firearms, gun safety and must complete a four hour course. Individuals must pass a background check and volunteer at least eight hours per month. Training to be provided.
  • Weber County Archery Park is looking for volunteers to help you register, sign up, rent equipment, and help out if needed. Call for information on days and times. No experience needed.
  • YCC is looking for volunteers to do some gardening work around their facility. Times may vary. Contact Sandy at 801-689-1730.
  • Roads to Independence is looking for a Volunteer Receptionist / Office Helper. Need to complete 20-30 hours per week. Duties include answering phones, filing and assisting the office manager.
  • United Way of Northern Utah is looking for child loving volunteers to help with the following opportunities: Welcome Baby volunteer home visitors to make monthly visits to educate parents about their baby’s developmental milestones; AEIOU tutors and mentors to work individually with students in schools; and Learn with playgroup volunteers to help or lead the activities of parents and children in their local neighborhoods. Fluency in Spanish is a plus, but not a necessity. We are asking for a commitment of two hours per month for at least six months for Welcome Baby, one hour per week for 30 weeks during the school year for AEIOU, and two hours per week for six months for Learn with Playgroup. Visit https://uwnu.org/get-involved, call Nicole Hopkinson at 801-399-5584 or email [email protected] to learn more.
  • The Circles program through OWCAP is looking for community members to volunteer and help community members break the circle of poverty. Allies are members of the community who want to be in a supportive and friendly relationship with a person or family enrolled in the Circles program. Volunteers will need to attend a weekly evening meeting and be paired with participants to provide support. Volunteers are using Zoom at this time.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for volunteers. For more details, visit their site at bbbsu.org, click on Be a Big, then in the drop-down menu, click on Get Started. You will need to read and complete each step.
  • The Dinosaur Park needs docents to talk about the rocks, volunteers to help out in the lab, and to help with upcoming events.
  • Ogden Nature Center Adopt-a-Spot volunteers needed. No experience required, just a willingness to get dirty and spend time outdoors! Come every two weeks at your leisure to weed and maintain the gardens around our visitor center and education building. Apply at [email protected] or http://ogdennaturecenter.org/volunteer.
  • Union Station Museums are looking for volunteers over the age of 16 to serve Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. at the John M. Browning Gun Museum, the Utah State Railroad Museum and the Browning-Kimball Classic Car Museum.
  • Arthritis exercise instructor wanted at Plain City Senior Center. The instructor must be 55 years of age or older and be prepared to teach a one-hour class two to three times a week. Training in exercise, fitness or health is necessary. Call 801-625-3869
  • A center for grieving children needs volunteers. We are a non-profit organization that works with children, adolescents and their families who experience loss due to death, divorce or separation. We train all new volunteers. Volunteers needed to work in the office, teach kids, and clean. Please contact us for more information at 801-476-1127 or http: //.familysummit.org.
  • The Davis County area is in need of Meals on Wheels volunteers – drivers and runners. Monday to Friday times may vary depending on the route; trips last about two hours, from 10 a.m. to noon. Contact Jennifer Chaffe at 801-525-5052 or email [email protected]
  • Furever Friends Animal Oasis is a great cat rescue that needs volunteers to spend time with their cats by talking to them, stroking and brushing them, and using interactive toys to enrich their lives. Hours are flexible, ranging from 30 minutes per week to several hours per week. Volunteers are also needed Monday and Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 2 a.m. to clean the litter boxes and feed our cats. Fill out the form on fureveroasis.com or send an SMS to 801-791-1871.
  • Are you feeling lonely and are you 55 or older? Would you like someone to call you every week to visit you? If you want someone to call you, please contact us.

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