Do you love music?

Posted February 11, 2019
We are looking for 3-5 volunteers who can help with a music workshop as part of Impact Hub's Impact Saturdays Series on Saturday, February 23 from 10-12pm . Here is some additional info: -it's best if you have a ukelele or guitar you can bring (Plucked instruments are ideal because this is a workshop for beginner musicians to train their ear, not to learn a particular technique) -you will oversee a station where a small group of youth will take turns attempting various music challenges -you don't need to be an expert musician but ideally have experience and enjoy playing music. Contact Ben Turner for any questions: bbgrabbag@gmail.com 801-703-6094 https://www.facebook.com/events/555279864940867/

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Paleontology Field Assistant

Posted February 4, 2019
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At the Natural History Museum of Utah, volunteers play a critical role in the search for, discovery of, and excavation of dinosaur fossils. We need volunteers to join our Paleontology Field team, and help us contribute to the scientific research that takes place at the Museum, and that impacts researchers worldwide. As a Paleontology Field Assistant volunteer, you will be able to be among the first eyes to see the remains of creatures millions of years old. You'll gain valuable experience working with vertebrate fossils, and working in field conditions, and you’ll get specialized training to learn how to prospect for and collect fossil remains. Field paleontology volunteers aid paleontologists in the discovery and excavation of fossil finds. This includes prospecting the sides of rugged mountains, often requiring miles of hiking; manual excavation of overburden rock, requiring hours to days of picking, shoveling and jack hammering; and detailed excavation of the fossil specimens, requiring use of sledge hammers, chisels, smaller needles and brushes. Fossil specimens also require lots of protection (ie. application of plaster and burlap) to transport safely in individual backpacks or collectively on backboards or car hoods. Days tend to be long and physically demanding often times in adverse weather conditions ranging from cold snaps to heat waves. There is limited exposure to chemicals used in consolidates and gas powered equipment during field paleontology. Training and safety gear are provided. To read more about this opportunity, and to apply, visit our website at nhmu.utah.edu/volunteers.

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Community Christmas

Posted December 3, 2018
Community Christmas is a benefit event coordinated by the Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership (OWCAP) in partnership with the Ogden School District. The event is scheduled for December 15th and will support an anticipated 2000 children in the Weber and Northern Davis County areas. Parents will "shop" for gifts for their children from among donated items. While parents shop, their children participate in a carnival. Sign up to volunteer at http://signup.com/go/iTTOhSk

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Superheros Needed

Posted September 10, 2018
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We are looking for some out-going people to help with our superhero event Marvelous Adventures this Saturday, September 15 at the Jump Zone! We have 2 sessions available: 9:00am-12:30pm (includes set up) and 1:00-4:30pm (includes clean up). We are looking for volunteers to dress up as superheroes and/or help with different activities. This is great for individuals and/or groups so bring your friends and come be a hero for some excited kids! Here is the link to sign-up for volunteer spots: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1cPSa6D0nlEq50eEfzEb_-D3BF1ydFbE8dKBrXcawe1o/edit?usp=sharing

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Volunteer with Easter Seals-Goodwill

Posted August 21, 2018
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We are hosting a volunteer open house so that potential volunteers can learn more about our program before they decide if they would like to commit. When: September 14th, 6:00-7:00 Where: 9035 S 700 E ste 100 Sandy, UT What: Join us in learning about what it would mean to volunteer for Easter Seals - Goodwill in our Peer Connections program and LEGO club! As a volunteer in the Peer Connections, you will be helping teens and young adults with high functioning autism and other social/communication disorders learn social and work skills. Volunteers will be paired with one student in the program and will support them in their weekly goal(s). Volunteers and their paired students are stationed in the science lab where they are demonstrating experiments or in the engineering lab where they will be teaching guests how to build projects such as paper airplanes or rubber band cars. As a volunteer for the LEGO club, you will be assisting elementary aged children with Autism and other social communication disorders in learning how to communicate effectively with their peers as they complete LEGO-based communication activities. This opportunity is great for individuals who are interested in special education, disabilities, at-risk youth, mentoring, and helping others develop confidence. The minimum age to volunteer is 16.

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