Applying to college is equal parts exciting and nerve-wracking. You’ve worked hard in school, achieved good grades and prepared yourself to take on the challenge of a two- or four-year degree, or perhaps a technical school.
But what about your... (Read More)
It used to be people published volunteer opportunities on a piece of paper affixed to a bulletin board at the library. These days, technology enables people to connect with volunteer opportunities throughout the world in ways we never dreamed... (Read More)
Lack of access to healthy food is an extremely real problem for many Utah families. One in six Utahns struggles with hunger, according to Feeding America. During the recent recession, record numbers of Utah families used food stamps with a peak... (Read More)
If an organization or individual in your Utah neighborhood could benefit from the work of volunteers, it might be ideal to plan an event that will directly support them. Popular options include a book drive, food drive or clothing drive.
To... (Read More)
For young people interested in serving their communities, the good news is that volunteering opportunities are a universal reality. From the Utah level to the national and international levels, events have been created that either have youth... (Read More)
Too often, young people are perceived as lacking knowledge and being incapable of making responsible choices. Yet at UServeUtah, we know better. Young Utahns are making a positive impact in their communities every day, which is why we launched... (Read More)
As Utah and the U.S. witness the continuing shift of demographics, it’s important to note that some things never change. True, Millennials now represent the largest living generation in America with approximately 75.4 million representatives... (Read More)
On April 21, people of all ages are encouraged to participate in the Great Utah ShakeOut, an annual event aimed at educating our state’s residents about what to do if an earthquake occurs.
How exactly will that drill play out? Beginning at... (Read More)
Held since 1974, National Volunteer Week celebrates the volunteers who make a difference in our communities. Whether you are an active volunteer or you coordinate volunteer efforts for your business or nonprofit, you understand that taking time to... (Read More)
Alumni of AmeriCorps feel well-prepared for the workforce thanks to their volunteer service activities. That’s the conclusion of a newly published report, “AmeriCorps Alumni Pilot Outcomes Study,” which documented the responses of cohorts from... (Read More)