Become an Enrichment Activity Volunteer @ The Christmas Box House or Teen Group Homes!

In an effort to honor the youth we serve, we select volunteers who want to make a positive difference in the lives of the children we serve and advocate to fulfill our motto, every child deserves a childhood.

Enrichment Activity Volunteer @ CBH  (SERVING CHILDREN AGES 0-11):

  • Prepare specific activity (games, crafts, sports, etc) to do with the kids each time you visit. You could have a theme to your visits (for example, some volunteers run a weekly guitar group where they teach basic guitar skills to our teens. We also have a garden group where our children learn basic gardening skills). Perhaps choose something new to bring each time your visit. You would be responsible for bringing any supplies needed to run your activity. 
  • Must:
    • Be 18 years or older
    • Be willing to make a six-month commitment
    • Pass BCI and acquire fingerprint cards 
  • Qualifications: multi-tasker, great at entertaining children, leading group games, playing tag, etc. Proactive attitude, patient amidst chaos, sets good example and able to uphold boundaries.
  • 2 hr-per-month minimum commitment. You are welcome to come in weekly or more often, whatever your schedule allows during the following times:
    • Monday - Friday -  4:00pm – 6:00pm
    • Saturday & Sunday-  4:00pm - 6:00pm & 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Questions about this being a good fit for you?
    • Contact MARIA DRUMMOND, Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Salt Lake County Youth Services Email: mdrummond@slco.org  Office: 385-468-4449,
  • Ready to get started?
    • Contact GINA PERCIVAL, Salt Lake County Youth Services, for paperwork and details: gpercival@slco.org

 

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITY VOLUNTEER @ Teen Group Homes (SERVING Teens AGES 12-18):

  • Prepare a specific activity (games, crafts, sports, etc) to do with the teens each time you visit. You could have a theme to your visits (for example, some volunteers run a weekly guitar group where they teach basic guitar skills to our teens.  We also have a garden group where the CBH kids learn basic gardening skills). Perhaps choose something new to bring each time your visit. You would be responsible for bringing any supplies needed to run your activity. 
  • Must:
    • Be 21 years or older
    • Be willing to make a six-month commitment
    • Pass BCI and acquire fingerprint cards
  • Qualifications: multi-tasker, great at entertaining, leading group games, proactive attitude, patient amidst chaos, sets good example and able to uphold boundaries.
  • 2 hr-per-month minimum commitment. You are welcome to come in weekly or more often, whatever your schedule allows during the following times:
    • Monday - Friday -  4:00pm – 6:00pm
    • Saturday & Sunday -  4:00pm - 6:00pm & 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Questions about this being a good fit for you?
    • Contact MARIA DRUMMOND, Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Salt Lake County Youth Services Email: mdrummond@slco.org  Office: 385-468-4449
  • Ready to get started?
    •  Contact GINA PERCIVAL, Salt Lake County Youth Services, for paperwork and details: gpercival@slco.org