Events for Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Training for the English Skills Learning Center (Part 1)

The English Skills Learning Center utilizes community volunteers to teach free English and Citizenship test prep classes to adult immigrants and refugees in Salt Lake County. Volunteers do not need to speak another language or have prior teaching experience to volunteer. Volunteers must attend a 12 hour volunteer training which will be held over two days: Tuesday, September 26, and Tuesday, October 3, from 9am to 3:30pm. There is a one-time $50 training and background check fee which is due upon the first day of training. Visit our website at www.eslcenter.org/steps-to-volunteering for more information about the volunteer process!


Volunteer Training for the English Skills Learning Center (Part 1)

The English Skills Learning Center utilizes community volunteers to teach free English and Citizenship test prep classes to adult immigrants and refugees in Salt Lake County. Volunteers do not need to speak another language or have prior teaching experience to volunteer. Volunteers must attend a 12 hour volunteer training which will be held over two days: Tuesday, September 26, and Tuesday, October 3, from 9am to 3:30pm. There is a one-time $50 training and background check fee which is due upon the first day of training. Visit our website at www.eslcenter.org/steps-to-volunteering for more information about the volunteer process!


YMCA Camp Awards Breakfast

You are invited to our Annual YMCA Camp Awards Breakfast! Join us for this exciting fundraiser to benefit our Summer Camps financial assistance program and capital improvement campaign. Enjoy breakfast, inspirational speakers, awards ceremony and our Y presentation. Breakfast is served at 7:30 a.m. and our program begins at 8 a.m. Free admission and parking validation. RSVP now online at ymcautah.org/campawardsbreakfast.


Climate Matters: The Power of Personal Narrative

Join The Sierra Club, Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment, HEAL Utah and The Bee for a climate-themed storytelling workshop. Learn how to become an effective climate messenger, as we network and create our personal narrative on why climate matters for each of us. What: Climate Matter: The Power of Personal Narrative When: Wednesday, October 11th, 6:00 - 9:00 PM

This event is hosted as part of the Utah Climate Week series of events, in partnership with the Utah Climate Action Network. The evening will start with a happy half-hour. You are invited to have a beer and mingle with staff and volunteers of the hosting organizations, and learn more about our campaigns to address climate change in Utah. Then, at 6:30 PM, participate in an interactive workshop, led by The Bee creator and host, Giuliana Serena. Don't miss your opportunity to hone your skills as a storyteller as she teaches us how to harness the power of our personal stories to effect change. Finally, participants will be invited to record their stories on video and audio as part of a partnership with Spy Hop and team of youth filmmakers. Share your story on social media and we can spread the word that Utahns fight for climate justice! The event is free, but please RSVP: http://bit.ly/2j5ZKT9 #UTClimateMatters


Festival of Light! Cambodia Job Foundation Gala

The Festival of Light! Gala-- benefiting Cambodia Job Foundation (www.cambodiajobfoundation.com)-- will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017 at the Show Barn at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, Utah, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. The Festival of Light! will include dinner, entertainment by the Brigham Young University International Folk Dance Ensemble, and silent and live auctions. Purchase tickets here: https://www.auctria.com/ev?site=b6426b62-d07c-4152-865c-4fb45f1e143f