Volunteers

Thursday , January 05, 2012 - 2:51 PM

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To submit a request for volunteers, call (801) 625-4258.

Adopt a Park Program in Clinton needs volunteers. Available parks to adopt include Trailside park, 1000 W 1800 North; Heritage Park, 1000 W 1300 North; and the Civic Center grounds. Contact Zac Martinez for more information at 801-614-0873.

American Cancer Society is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service. Volunteers are needed to provide clients with transportation services, one-on-one discussions, and facilitate support groups. For more information, call Jane Reynolds at 801-493-4708 or e-mail jane.reynolds@cancer.org.

American Red Cross of Northern Utah provides assistance in times of disaster; courses in first aid, CPR, and water safety; a way to connect with family members overseas in the military; and utility assistance for the elderly and disabled. Volunteers are needed to assist with preparedness education and emergency supply efforts, promote and coordinate programs at health fairs, entering shelter information, and much more. For more information contact Leslie Hicken at 801-627-0000 or e-mail her at leslieh@redcrossutah.org.

Catholic Community Services needs volunteers in the food bank and to assist clients at food distributions sites throughout the community. Volunteers are needed to pick up groceries, deliver food boxes and baby layettes, organize donation drives, maintain buildings and grounds, help in the office, provide professional services such as legal interpreters, transportation, painters, jamitorial services and instructors, and more. Call Karina Martin at 801-428-1296.

A Center for Grieving Children will hold volunteer training and workshops "Supporting Children in Grief" at 5:45-9 p.m., Friday, Jan. 20; 5:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23. Come and gain a very rewarding experience. If interested or have any questions please call 801-476-1127.

Safe Harbor Crisis Center, Davis County's only domestic violence shelter, is in need of volunteers in the following areas; in-shelter, community crisis response, and protective order court. Volunteers will undergo 40 hours of domestic violence related training, and are asked to commit to a minimum of six months. For more information, please contact Jill Ramage at 801-660-6104.

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