RSVP Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering has been proven to help you stay physically and mentally healthy. Get out and give back by engaging in causes you are passionate about. Browse our list of volunteer opportunities in Summit, Utah & Wasatch counties by clicking on the images below.

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Tutoring and Literacy

Alpine, Nebo and Wasatch School Districts

Various schools with the Alpine, Nebo and Wasatch School Districts. To promote ease of volunteering, we try to place volunteers in a school that is relatively close to their home. Work one-on-one with students listening to them read, assisting them with reading and math assignments, or other assistance to classroom teacher as needed. Schedules are varied and flexible.

American Fork Library Learning Center

Work one-on-one with students listening to them read and assisting them with skills to reach grade level reading. Volunteers need to commit to two 3-hour sessions a week: 3-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

Boys & Girls Club of Utah County

Tutoring elementary ages students one-on-one or in small groups in reading and math. Volunteers need to commit to at least two shifts a week (45 minutes each). After school hours until about 5 p.m. Opportunities available in Alpine, Nebo and Provo school districts. Times vary by district/school.

Pleasant Grove Literacy Center

Work one-on-one with students to improve their reading and writing skills. Center is open from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Volunteers need to commit to one hour a week.

Saratoga Springs Literacy Center

Work one-on-one with students listening to them read and assisting them with skills to reach grade level reading, math skills or ESL proficiency.

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Companionship

CNS Home Health & Hospice (Utah County)

Assist Community Nursing Services (CNS) with providing compassionate care when a loved one becomes seriously ill, suffers an injury or is nearing the end of life.

Friendly Callers (Summit, Utah and Wasatch Counties)

Call homebound seniors at least once a week for a friendly chat and a check-in at a predetermined time and day. Volunteers need to commit to 6 months of volunteering. Average weekly time commitment ranges from 15 minutes to an hour on the phone. Learn more.

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Food Security

Food & Care Coalition of Provo

The Coalition needs volunteers to help the homeless community of Utah County by serving meals on a regular basis.

Meals on Wheels (Summit, Utah & Wasatch counties)

Volunteers use their own vehicle to deliver 8-10 meals once a week to homebound seniors that live local to them. One hour a week between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Minimum of a six-month commitment. Valid driver’s license required.

Tabitha's Way (American Fork & Spanish Fork)

Tabitha's Way is a client choice food pantry that needs shopping assistants, warehouse sorters and shelf stocking assistants to maintain a smooth and abundant shopping experience. 3+ hours a week required.

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Transportation

Summit County Senior Drivers

Volunteers take homebound seniors to medical appointments and errands within Summit County. Volunteer shifts are flexible.

Utah Valley Rides (Orem and Provo)

Volunteers use a provided van to take homebound seniors for errands and appointments in Provo and Orem. The service is offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm. Volunteers shifts are flexible.

Wasatch Senior Drivers

Volunteers use a provided van to take seniors from the senior center to various destinations for social and educational trips or to the senior center for lunch. Volunteers shifts are flexible.

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Honor Veterans

American Legion Post 72 (Orem)

The Post’s primary mission is to provide for the needs of veterans in the community through visits to the local nursing and care facilities, VA Hospital Christmas store and through the Honor Guard. The post provides military honors for our deceased brothers and sisters. Participation is flexible.

Central Utah Veterans Home (Payson)

Volunteers help with the social interaction and companionship of aging residents. Through visitations the veterans will be able to have valuable time to discuss their lives and past experiences. Schedule is flexible.

New Friends Quilt Circle (American Fork)

Quilters meet together to share their love of quilting and to learn from each other. Among other humanitarian projects the quilters donate quilts to veterans for the Quilts of Valor lifetime awards. Volunteers meet weekly for several hours.

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More Volunteer Opportunities

American Red Cross

Volunteer opportunities from presenters, office work and blood donor screeners.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore (Orem & Park City)

Habitat seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world. Volunteers help build homes, staff information or display booths, participate in parades, and other community events and assist with data entry, mailings and other office work. Schedule is flexible.

Mountain View Hospital

Volunteer in following specialties: clerical, emergency department, inpatient surgery, outpatient surgery, medical records, patient care units, and women's center. Schedule is flexible.

Park City Hospital

Multiple volunteer opportunities available to serve in several areas of the hospital. Schedules vary. 

Senior Medicare Patrol

Volunteers receive training and make presentations at senior centers to inform them how to protect themselves against fraud targeted at seniors. Average volunteer time is 2 hours per month. 

Swaner Preserve & Eco-Center

Swaner is a 1,200 acre nature Preserve with interactive exhibits about the surrounding environment. They offer weekly nature tours, wildlife viewing opportunities, summer camps, environmental education for children and adults, evening lecture series, a gift shop with local and eco-friendly art. Many volunteer opportunities with varying time commitments.

Thanksgiving Point

Through a variety of venues, events and programs, volunteers help achieve the nonprofit mission to inspire the minds and renew the spirits of young and old by providing unique learning experiences, and family-friendly entertainment. Various volunteer opportunities such as Tour Train Driver, Usher/Tickets, Docent, Public information and assistance, and Master Gardeners. Schedules vary.

Utah State Hospital Quilters

Hand-bind quilts that are brought in by community members. The fee collected for the service is donated to Utah State Hospital for medical supplies or services for patients who can’t afford them. Volunteers meet every Monday from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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