**Please contact the Center for Civic Engagement at 801-832-2840 or email civicengagement@westminstercollege.edu for any questions, concerns, or to advertise your volunteer opportunities**

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Monday, September 23, 2013

Youthlinc Alumni Event - Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 5:00pm

Learn how to serve a humanitarian trip 
in the communities of 
Cambodia, Guatemala, Kenya,
Peru, Thailand or Vietnam at the...


The event will be held right here at Westminster in the 
Center for Civic Engagement in the Bassis Center 
this Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 5:00 pm 
(below is a campus map: it is building #24)

Come enjoy refreshments and listen to amazing stories! 

Youthlinc is a Utah based 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to creating lifetime humanitarians by offering students and mentors local and international service experience. 

Youthlinc is now accepting applications for the 
2013-2014 Service Year 
from students, mentors and alums. 
--The deadline is OCTOBER 9th-- 
Even more of a reason to come check them out! 

We will have Heather McMaster, a Kenya alum, along with Assistant Team Leaders and Alum Leaders to represent each of the countries Youthlinc serves.

Heather will explain how the application process works and everything you will want to know to be apart of a wonderful Youthlinc team. A short informational DVD will be shown and each alum will share their experience as well as be open for any kind of questions you might have.

Don't forget to tell your friends, neighbors and peers about this opportunity.

If you have any questions about the event, feel free to e-mail:

Whitney Walton at:

For more information about Youthlinc visit:  www.youthlinc.org

Wednesday, September 4, 2013


The Richer Commons
11:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M.
Visit with over 40 community organizations to see what volunteer opportunities are out there for you!!!


Volunteer with the Center for Civic Engagement at the Humane Society of Utah in Murray.  
You can walk/socialize dogs and cats along with other small mammals.  

You will need to provide your own transportation to the Humane Society.  
Meet at the Humane Society at 12:20 PM just inside the doors by the benches.  
Amanda Warner will meet you there to do a short orientation before you start volunteering.  
You must participate in the short orientation to volunteer. 
Space is limited due to the size of the facility to 15 people.

Please contact Amanda Warner at akw0524@westminstercollege.edu 
to reserve your spot and for any questions you may have.


We have books, a library, and struggling readers.
If you have an hour or two...

Training session either
September 10th: 10am - 12pm
September 11th: 1pm - 3pm
*Tutoring begins the week of September 16th.*

Choose either Mondays 1pm - 3pm or Wednesdays 1pm -3pm.

Please contact Jeanne Pence at Roosevelt Elementary (385-646-4996
to communicate the one training session you will be attending.
as well as the day you prefer to tutor for 30 weeks.

Thank you in advance for making a commitment to empower a child.

Saturday, August 24, 2013



We hope that you have had an excellent break! If you didn't get a chance to volunteer this Summer then get excited for Fall 2013 - we will have countless ways for you to give back to such a wonderful community. 

We have also updated our 2013-2014 Community Resource Guide

TheW guide has a million places you can get involved with based on your interests. It will help you narrow down the broad search of where to volunteer. If you have any questions or need help on great places to volunteer, awesome internships, scholarships or how to start your own SLICE project, drop by and we would love to help you!

You can find the resource guide along with additional opportunities on the right hand side of our blog >>

Westminster Website: http://www.westminstercollege.edu/civic_engagement/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Westminster-College-Center-for-Civic-Engagement/110799662310086

Don't miss our table at the Clubs & Orgs Fair:  
August 29th   1pm-4pm in the Commons!

OR OUR... 

Volunteer Fair September 5th 11am-2pm

The Center for Civic Engagement welcomes numerous volunteer organizations from across SLC. Come connect and begin your journey to make an impact on your community!

Monday, June 3, 2013

Volunteer this Summer!

Calling all volunteers for the 
Special Olympics Young Athletes Program!

Volunteer for the event every Saturday from 9 AM to 10 AM
Beginning June 1st until July 13th on the Dumke Field at Westminster College
(1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105)

Young Athletes is an innovative sports play program that provides opportunities for young children with intellectual disabilities to be active, have fun, and learn foundational sports skills. 
It is for children from 2 to 7 years old. Make a difference!

Contact Lorin Wathen at wathen@sout.org for more information.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013


The Utah Arts Festival is an annual summer festival that will be held between 
June 20th-23rd in downtown Salt Lake City 
on the grounds of the Salt Lake Library and the City and County building.
Each year they need upwards of 1,000 Volunteers to help 
build the festival, work during the 4 day event and then take it all down afterwards.

Information about Volunteer Opportunities is available on their volunteer page @ 

Like Utah Arts Fesitval @

Service Opportunity for:

Jesus Feeds Food Bank

Volunteers are needed for 2-3 hour commitments 

but any and all help is gladly accepted and appreciated.

Every week they need help during these times:

10:00 am -6:00 pm

10:00 am-6:00 pm

10:00 am-3:00 pm

The Church at Liberty Park is located at:

 662 East 1300 South

 Volunteers will have an opportunity to box up some food for their families.

Have questions or want more information? 

Contact: Dana Stearn 801-718-7843

or Jackie Wareing 801-598-8635

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

English Skills Learning Center Training!

Looking for a local summer volunteer opportunity? 

English Skills Learning Center is having new volunteer training in May!

They are trying to find more volunteers available to teach a class during the day. 

The May training dates are:

(May Training: 9-12 pm)

Session 1: Monday 13 

Session 2: Wednesday 15 

Session 3: Monday 20 

Session 4: Wednesday 22

If you are interested in supporting their mission & having a unique volunteer opportunity

please contact Beth Garstka the Community Outreach Director to sign up!

Beth Garstka: 

e-mail: b.garstka@eslcenter.org

phone: (801.328.5608 X 201)

English Skills Learning Center
4444 South 700 East, Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84107