World Refugee Day Celebration

Utah's World Refugee Day Celebration will be held Friday, June 21st and Saturday, June 22nd at Big Cottonwood Regional Park in Millcreek, Utah.
Venture Out is a new partner this year and we have expanded this awesome event to be two days. We will have food, fun, refugee vendors, awesome entertainment and ideas on how to serve refugees along the Wasatch Front. The Refugee Sevice Office and many local refugee providers will be involved in this family friendly event.
*Check back in April for volunteer opportunities.*

Date:

June 21st & 22nd

Time:

TBD

Location:

4300 South 1300 East
Millcreek
Utah 84124
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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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Eagle Scout Project

We love working with Eagle Scout candidates. To start a project, please review and print the PDF below and then call 385-831-0648 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 385-831-0648 Download Printable List Application

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

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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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 Brittany Moulton for more information.

Call 801-428-1303

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.

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Tutor Refugee Students

• AmeriCorps at 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 Essen Skabelund.

Call 385-646-1090

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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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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