Volunteers are some of the warmest, kindest, generous people we know.

Salt Lake City Mission is privileged to have Volunteers that give of their time and talents as a labor of love to help our less fortunate residents right here in Utah. There are many opportunities to get involved as a Volunteer.

If you, your group, or business is looking for a way to serve local people in need, we would like to have you Volunteer at Salt Lake City Mission! For more details, contact our Volunteer Coordinator, at info@saltlakecitymission.org, or call our main office at: 801.355.6310.

Volunteer Opportunities

We need volunteers of all ages. Some of our ongoing opportunities are listed below. We also encourage you to contact the Mission to discuss how any of your talents and skills can be most appropriately used in service through the Mission for the most rewarding experience in serving those in need.

DAILY OPERATIONS

Daily Homeless Outreach

Assist or supervise daily activities as we feed the hungry and homeless, and shuttle our homeless guests to the Day Center.

Food Pantry Attendants

Inventory, sort, refill, organize and assist clients with food from our pantry

Clothing Room Attendants

Inventory, sort, fold, hang, and assist clients with clothing and furniture.

Day Center Support

Help supervising the Mission’s Day Center open to the homeless as a place of refuge and assistance in finding solutions to their situation. And also operates as a shelter from adverse weather conditions.

ANNUAL EVENTS

Annual Summer Charity Event

Help Plan, develop, organize, fund raise for our annual Summer charity event.

Back to School Giveaway

Annual “Back to School Giveaway” outreach event to supply poor children with school supplies. Usually held in August, it is a day of fun and activities, school supply giveaway, and a meal served to all who are hungry.

Thanksgiving Food Box Giveaway

A special event that provides less fortunate families with a special food box with all the fixings to prepare a holiday meal at home.

The Great Thanksgiving Banquet

An annual outreach event providing a freshly prepared holiday meal as we invite the hungry, homeless, and anyone else who has no where else to go.

Christmas Food Box Giveaway

A special event that provides less fortunate families with a special food box with all the fixings to prepare a holiday meal at home.

The Greatest Christmas Ever Banquet

An annual outreach event providing a freshly prepared holiday meal as we invite the hungry, homeless, and anyone else who has no where else to go.

New Years Day Celebration

New Year’s Day Celebration for the hungry and homeless and families in need. A meal is served and other life essentials are given out.

STAFF SUPPORT

Secretaries & Receptionist

Office work, filing, typing, clerical, data entry, editing, proofing, etc.

IT

Assist in the field of Information Technology, computer repair, etc

Grant Writers

Develop and write grant proposals for submission to foundations.

Drivers (usually seasonal)

Pickup and deliver food, clothing, donations of funitire, to and from our pantry and storage units, etc.

Carpenters & Construction

Assit with building and repair projects.

Mechanics

Work on and repair cars, buses, trucks, ect all vehicles that are in need of repairs.

Community Service Note:

SCHOOL & COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES are for those who need to complete service hours for class, scholarships, court-ordered requirements or work-related requirements OR schools or other academic organizations wanting to volunteer!

We do welcome volunteers under the age of 18, but must be accompanied by a parent or adult while volunteering.

Please contact the Salt Lake City Mission for details on how we can help you fulfill your community service hours. 1.801.355.6310