Volunteers

Volunteers are the very heart and soul of Salt Lake City Mission. Coming from all sectors of the community; businesses, church groups, colleges, social organizations, and more. Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization.

D.O.V.E.

Department of Volunteer Efforts

Salt Lake City Mission is privileged to have volunteers that give of their time and talents as a labor of love to help the needy we serve.

There are many opportunities to get involved as a Volunteer.

If you, your group, or business are looking for a way to serve local people in need, we would like to have you Volunteer at Salt Lake City Mission!

For more details, contact our Volunteer Coordinator, at info@saltlakecitymission.org, or call our main office at: 801.355.6310.

Volunteers are some of the warmest, kindest, generous people we know.

Volunteer Opportunities

We need volunteers of all ages. Many of our ongoing opportunities are listed below. We also encourage you to contact the Mission to discuss how any of your talents and skills can be most appropriately used in service through the Mission for the most rewarding experience in serving those in need.

DAILY OPERATIONS

Daily Outreach

Assist or supervise daily activities as we feed the hungry and homeless, and shuttle our homeless guests to the Day Center.

Food Pantry Attendants

Inventory, sort, refill, organize and assist clients with food from our pantry

Clothing Room Attendants

Inventory, sort, fold, hang, and assist clients with clothing and furniture.

Day Center Support

Help supervising the Mission’s Day Center open to the homeless as a place of refuge and assistance in finding solutions to their situation.

Drivers

Pickup and deliver food, clothing, donations of furniture, to and from our pantry and storage units, etc. Daily shuttle service driver for the homeless.

ANNUAL EVENTS

Golf Tournament Committee

Help Plan, develop, organize, fund raise, and put on our annual “Putting for Pencils Charity Golf Tournament”.

Back to School Giveaway

Back to School Charity Event to supply poor children with school supplies. Held Saturday, August 18th, 2018.

Thanksgiving Meal at Vivint Arena

Thanksgiving meal and event for the hungry and homeless. November 19, 2018.

Thanksgiving Dinner

November 22, 2018 – Thanksgiving dinner for the Hungry and Homeless at Christian Life Center

Christmas Food Box Giveaway

December 18, 2018. Event to provide needy families with holiday food boxes.

New Years Day Celebration

January 1, 2019 – New Year’s Day Celebration at Christian Life Center for the hungry and homeless, families in need.

ANNUAL EVENTS

Independence Day Celebration

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 at Pioneer Park – 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

 

Homeless Birthday Party / Labor Day Event

Monday September 3, 2018 at Pioneer Park – 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Thanksgiving Drives / Food Box Giveaway

“Share YOUR Thanksgiving Drive!” October 1, 2018 to Thanksgiving Day November 20, 2018. This is a several week activity, in which we ask the public and Volunteers to join in gathering the much needed food and supplies to host our holiday events that feed the hungry. We also host an event to provide needy families with holiday food boxes.

Christmas Dinner

December 25, 2018 – Christmas dinner at Christian Life Center for the hungry and homeless, families in need.

STAFF SUPPORT

Secretaries & Receptionist

Office work, filing, typing, clerical, data entry, editing, proofing, etc.

IT

Assist in the field of Information Technology, computer repair, etc

Grant Writers

Develop and write grant proposals for submission to foundations.

Drivers

Pickup and deliver food, clothing, donations of funitire, to and from our pantry and storage units, etc.

Carpenters & Construction

Assit with building and repair projects.

Mechanics

Work on and repair cars, buses, trucks, ect all vehicles that are in need of repairs.

Community Service:

SCHOOL & COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES are for those who need to complete service hours for class, scholarships, court-ordered requirements or work-related requirements OR schools or other academic organizations wanting to volunteer!

We do welcome volunteers under the age of 18, but must be accompanied by a parent or adult while volunteering.

Please contact the Salt Lake City Mission for details on how we can help you fulfill your community service hours. 1.801.355.6310