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Volunteers of America Utah

Address

435 West Bearcat Drive (2200 South)
Salt Lake City, UT 84115

(801) 363-9414

voaut.org

Description:

Provides a bridge to self-reliance and health for individuals who struggle with homelessness, domestic violence, addiction and/or mental illness in the Wasatch front communities. Offers Utah's Amplified Mentoring Program to teach youth life skills and foster self-sufficiency. Utilizes volunteers to aid in: mentoring, meal service and preparation, activities, and fund raising. Also provides a Homeless Outreach Team.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

AKA:

VOA

Hours:

Administration: M - F 8:30 am - 5 pm

Related Resources

Date of Official Change:

July 19, 2021

Volunteer Opportunities:

DGS, DMM, MIR, MSR, NAE, NCA, NCC, NCN, NDI, NFG, NFT, NFW, NGT, NH1, NH2, NH3, NH4, NM1, NM2, NM3, NM5, NM8, NMC, NMI, NMT, NNC, NPE, NPS, NRG, NRI, NRX, NT2, NT3, NT4, NTA, NTC, NTE, NTX, PCE, PCN, RMM, SIR, VCA, VCG, VCI, VCM, VNA, VNG, VNI, VNM, VOE, VOG, VOI, YIS

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

435 West Bearcat Drive (2200 South)
Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Mailing

435 West Bearcat Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Contacts

Geoff Doiron

Volunteering Inquiries

(801) 363-9414 x585

volunteer@voaut.org

Homeless Outreach Team

voaut.org/homeless-outreach-team

(801) 631-7584

shawn.spalding@voaut.org

Savannah Young

Media Inquiries

(208) 861-6010

savannah.young@voaut.org

Phone Numbers

Main

(801) 363-9414

Fax

(801) 355-3546

TTY

711

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Description

Administrative Office Volunteers needed. Must be able to work 2-5 hours a week, M - F on a consistent basis. COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

Hours

Office Hours: M - F 8:30 am - 5 pm

Required Documents

All volunteers who wish to work directly with clients must complete a Utah Department of Human Services Office of Licensing background screening, record two sets of fingerprints, and pay the processing fee.

Eligibility

Must be at least 16 years of age

Fees

$38.25 processing fee

Intake Procedure

Call, e-mail or visit website to complete the application. COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

  • Utah
    • Davis County
      • Salt Lake County
      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TD-0350) and related services within the Service Tree.

      Special Notes/Funding

      Utah Amplified Mentoring Program

      Description

      Mentors meet and take students into the community, meeting for 6-8 hours per month and must commit to 9 months. Group mentoring options are also available. Mentoring young people one-on-one, to provide youth with the supports they need to grow and develop into successful members of the community. COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

      Hours

      Administration Hours: M - F 8:30 am - 5 pm

      Required Documents

      Parent/guardian approval and enrollment documentation.

      Eligibility

      Must have parent/guardian consent, age 12 - 17 and complete a screening process to enroll. Eligibility can be based on risk factors, such as lack of academic success, lack of connection to the community, lack of support at home, and a history of substance abuse.

      Fees

      No cost

      Intake Procedure

      Referral from schools, teachers, counselors, parents. Call to start enrollment process. COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

      Geography Served

        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

      • Utah
        • Davis County
          • Salt Lake County
          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-1400.5000-100) and related services within the Service Tree.

          Description

          Volunteers needed to teach classes and lead activity groups at the Center for Women and Children in the following areas: Knitting, Quilting, Arts/Crafts, Jewelry making, Karaoke, Self-Care (nail painting, face masks) etc. Volunteers will lead a 1 hour long group on a weekly basis. COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

          Hours

          Call or go online for volunteer schedule

          Required Documents

          All volunteers who wish to work directly with clients must complete a Utah Department of Human Services Office of Licensing background screening, record two sets of fingerprints, and pay the processing fee.

          Eligibility

          Must be at least 16 years of age

          Fees

          $38.25 processing fee

          Intake Procedure

          Walk-in, call, email, or visit website to complete application. COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

          Geography Served

            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

          • Utah
            • Davis County
              • Salt Lake County
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PX-0700) and related services within the Service Tree.

              Description

              Sorting volunteers needed at the Women's Resource Center for sorting and organizing donations. COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

              Hours

              Call or go online for volunteer schedule

              Required Documents

              Call for volunteer sign-up

              Eligibility

              Must be able to stand 2 - 3 hours and be at least 16 years of age

              Fees

              No cost

              Intake Procedure

              Complete online application. COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

              Geography Served

                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

              • Utah
                • Davis County
                  • Salt Lake County
                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PX-0400.1800-250) and related services within the Service Tree.

                  Description

                  Meal preparation volunteers needed to provide and prepare meals at the Center for Woman and Children, and the Youth Resource Center: breakfasts, lunches, and dinners during the week. Commit to the time slot and provide, cook, prepare, serve, and clean up. Opportunities available for individuals and groups of 2 - 10. Opportunities are also available for those who wish to assist in serving meals at the Women's Resource Center. COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

                  Hours

                  Call for volunteer schedule

                  Required Documents

                  Call for volunteer sign-up

                  Eligibility

                  Adults 16 and older

                  Fees

                  No cost

                  Intake Procedure

                  Online application. COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

                  Geography Served

                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                  • Utah
                    • Davis County
                      • Salt Lake County
                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PX-2400) and related services within the Service Tree.

                      Description

                      Looking for volunteers to run charitable drives. COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

                      Hours

                      Call or go online for needed items

                      Required Documents

                      None

                      Eligibility

                      No restrictions

                      Fees

                      No cost

                      Intake Procedure

                      Walk-in, call, email, or visit website to complete application. COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

                      Geography Served

                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                      • Utah
                        • Davis County
                          • Salt Lake County
                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PX-0400.2500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                          Special Notes/Funding

                          Utah Amplified Mentoring Program

                          Description

                          Looking for volunteers to mentor young people one-on-one, to provide youth with the supports they need to grow and develop into successful members of the community. COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

                          Hours

                          Call or go online for volunteer schedule

                          Required Documents

                          All volunteers who wish to work directly with clients must complete a Utah Department of Human Services Office of Licensing background screening, record two sets of fingerprints, and pay the processing fee.

                          Eligibility

                          Must be at least 21 years of age and willing to commit to meet with a mentee for at least 6 - 8 hours a month for 9 months.

                          Fees

                          $38.25 processing fee

                          Intake Procedure

                          Walk in, call, e-mail or visit website to complete the application. COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

                          Geography Served

                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                          • Utah
                            • Davis County
                              • Salt Lake County
                              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PX-2300.1700-500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                              Special Notes/Funding

                              Homeless Outreach Team

                              Description

                              Provides basic needs services and connects individuals experiencing homelessness in Salt Lake County to housing, legal, and medical services. Materials provided include food, water, hygiene supplies, clothes, shoes, sunscreen, bug spray, hand warmers, sleeping bags, and other supplies based on availability. COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

                              Hours

                              M - F 8am - 5 pm

                              Required Documents

                              None

                              Eligibility

                              Any individual or family experiencing homelessness in Salt Lake County is eligible for services.

                              Fees

                              No cost

                              Intake Procedure

                              Call during business hours to enroll. COVID-19 UPDATE: Can meet in person or virtually, depending on preference during this time.

                              Geography Served

                                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                              • Utah
                                • Salt Lake County

                                Contact

                                Name:
                                Homeless Outreach Team
                                Title:
                                voaut.org/homeless-outreach-team
                                Phone:
                                801-631-7584
                                Email:
                                shawn.spalding@voaut.org
                                Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-8000) and related services within the Service Tree.

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