Frequently Asked Questions
I've found a volunteer job I'd like; now what?
How much of my time will it take?
Each program is different. The application process can take anywhere from a few days to a month due to the differences among opportunities.
Programs working with youth or other vulnerable positions may take more time, as they may require a background check. However, most positions have a simple application and orientation process.
This online application is sufficient for the majority of programs.
Are there any age requirements?
Each program has specific age requirements and may or may not accept youth 18 and under. For a list of age requirements by program please refer to " Agencies Needing Volunteers".
What about volunteering in groups?
Several programs can accept groups of volunteers. Advance notice of at least two weeks is recommended. Opportunities for families and groups.
What kind of opportunities are available?
There are several ways you can find out about current opportunities. Please visit the Opportunities sections for volunteer programs in Salt Lake County.