Donate using a Holiday Giving Machine

Visit the lobby of the Joseph Smith Memorial building to donate to refugees in Utah.

Date:

November 26th - December 31st

Time:

9am-9pm

Location:

15 E S Temple, Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City
Utah 84150

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Service Project

Perfect for workplaces, schools, neighborhoods, or anyone who wants to make an impact. Pick out a kit from our 'Give' page and organize efforts to get the items donated, assembled, and delivered.

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Teach English and Other Skills

The English Skills Learning Center (ESL Center) strives to connect communities through language learning, integration, security and empowerment to adult refugees & immigrants in Salt Lake County. Our focus is to provide participants with the tools necessary to improve their quality of life in the United States and create a bridge out of poverty. The ESL Center provides specialized, FREE English & skill- based classes to adult language learners to help elevate their lives. Classes are taught by highly trained volunteers under the supervision of the ESL Center's professional staff and are held in locations that are convenient for students. See contact information below.

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Help Refugees Develop their Professional Skills

• Global Talent •
Volunteers play a meaningful role in transforming skilled new Americans’ lives by sharing knowledge of U.S. workplace culture and expectations, industry insight, and best practices.
Whether you have a few hours a month or several hours a week to offer, our job seekers are eager to benefit from your expertise and guidance.
See the linked PDF for more details!

Download Printable List Website

Eagle Scout Project

We love working with Eagle Scout candidates. To start a project, please review and print the PDF below and then call 615-335-3416 with any questions.
Per the request of Boy Scouts of America, Scouts must call and organize their own project.

Please have a parent or scout leader present when you call.

Call 615-335-3416 Download Printable List Application

Youth Mentoring

• Catholic Community Services •
Assist refugee youth in the Salt Lake Valley and Ogden areas by helping them form lasting friendships with caring, positive adult role models who help them adjust to their new lives and learn about the community. Mentors must be 21 years old and commit to eight hours per month for 12 months. Contact Mitra Khazaie for more information.

Call 801-428-1301

Preschool Helpers

• Granite School District •
GSD’s preschools are looking for volunteers. These "classroom helpers" assist teachers and help engage the littlest learners to prepare them for kindergarten. Enjoy opportunities to read, practice skills, and play. Volunteer shifts are Monday–Friday from 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Weekly commitment required. Contact Nate Barnes for more information.

Call 385-646-4672

Sewing Teacher Volunteers

• Refugee Education and Training Center •
We are always recruiting volunteers for our Refugee Sewing program! This exciting program will be revitalized with brand new curriculum and a new cohort this January! Your support will make a huge impact on these women.
Our curriculum ranges from the basics, to repairs and alterations, and even a partnership with Cotopaxi. This program has incredible room for growth, and we hope you will become part of our community!
Contact Sunni Ryan for more details.

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Tutor Incoming Refugees

• Granite School District •
GSD's Tumaini Welcome and Transition Center helps newcomer students successfully transition into their new schools. Participants receive an intensive two-week instructional program focusing on academic and social skills in English. The curriculum includes: oral language, school culture, literacy, numeracy, computers, and collaborative learning.

Apply

Tutor Refugee Students

• Granite School District •
Many refugee children need help catching up in school. This is one hour per week commitment through Granite School District. Please contact Stephanie Brady.

Call 385-646-2439

Unaccompanied Minor Foster Care

• Catholic Community Services •
For nearly 30 years, CCS has provided specialized foster care services to hundreds of unaccompanied children from around the world. These children entered the U.S. without their parents or an adult to care for them.
Next orientation: March 7th

Call 801-428-1283 Learn More

Volunteer Orientation

• Good Samaritan Foundation •
Attend an orientation with Good Samaritan Foundation. Learn about multiple programs to volunteer with and mentor refugees.

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Know Your Neighbor

• SLC Mayor's Office •
Mentor with the Know Your Neighbor program run by the SLC Mayor’s office. There are three different opportunities within this program: family mentoring, skills share, and program volunteers.

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New Ways to Get Involved

Check back periodically. These opportunities will change according to needs in the local refugee community. If you are a refugee provider and are interested in adding an opportunity, email us at the address below.

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