There are many refugee children who need help getting caught up in school. This is one hour per week commitment. Click the photo to the right to learn more.
Granite School District’s preschools are looking for helpers. Volunteers will assist in the classroom and engage our 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.
Reading Clinic at Granite Park Jr. High
With the support of the University of Utah Reading Clinic, Granite Park runs a reading tutoring program. Volunteers will work directly with students to improve their reading, gain self-confidence, and prepare for the future. There will be plenty of support from certified onsite tutors to guide you.
Tutoring runs Monday-Thursday from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Volunteers must commit to at least 2 days a week.
Mentor with the “Know Your Neighbor” program run by SLC Mayor’s office. There are 3 different opportunities within this program; family mentoring, skills share, and program volunteers. Click the photo to the right to learn more.
Catholic Community Services Youth Mentoring Program
This program assists 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 8 hours per month for 12 months.
IT Training Aide (Saturdays)
This class is conducted at the Refugee Education & Training Center, and focuses on learning and building IT skills. Students that complete the course will be ready to take and pass the CompTIA A+ Certification Exam.
Classes are held on Saturdays from 4-6 pm.
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Volunteer with a Burmese Refugee Scout Troop
This troop includes 100 Burmese young men learning to give back to the community. Sponsors are needed for equipment, camping trips, and activities. Volunteers must pass a background check.
Volunteers are needed at Wednesday night troop meetings.
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