Salt Lake City

City Volunteer Opportunities for April

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 12, 2013
Contact: Savannah Wake
801-535-6602
    
City Volunteer Opportunities for April

SALT LAKE CITY- Spring has sprung in Salt Lake City and signs of the changing season are all around. This month includes celebrations of both Earth Day and Arbor Day and there are many ways to participate in a project or community event and share in the spring spirit. For more information, please contact Savannah Wake, Volunteer Coordinator, at savannah.wake@slcgov.com or 801.535.6202.

Opportunities for Involvement


4/12 - 4/27: Earth Day Events in SLC

Looking for ways to celebrate Earth Day, Arbor Day, or the spring season? Check out this list of local opportunities and get involved today! http://www.slcgov.com/sites/default/files/documents/volunteer/2013/Earth...


District 1 Needs Representation!

SLC Boards and Commissions is in need of residents from District 1 interested in being an active part of the community. Visit http://www.slcgov.com/bc for more Boards and Commissions info, or for more information on District 1, go to http://council.slcgov.com/D1/default.htm. For an interactive map of Salt Lake City Districts, visit http://www.slccouncil.com/pages/redistrict.htm#City_Council_Information.

Coming Up in May... 

5/4: Open Streets temporarily opens a busy downtown street exclusively to walking, biking, jogging, rollerblading, and more - no vehicle traffic. Learn more about Open Streets at http://www.bikeslc.com/OpenStreets/OpenStreets.html or http://www.slcgov.com/sites/default/files/documents/volunteer/2013/Open_... for volunteer info. 70 volunteers are needed for this event, perfect for groups!

5/4: Live Green SLC! is Salt Lake's annual outdoor festival that showcases the latest in all things green. Visit http://livegreenslc.com/ for more Festival info and http://livegreenslc.com/volunteer-gigs/ to volunteer!

5/17 - 5/19: The 2013 Living Traditions Festival returns as SLC's celebration of local Folk and Ethnic Arts. To register or for more info, contact Jacoby Jacobsen at jacoby.jacobsen@slcgov.com or 801.596.0000 or visit the Living Traditions website at http://livingtraditionsfestival.com/.

Other Local Opportunities

Teaching Language with ESLC

The English Skills Learning Center brings the promise of integration, security, and empowerment to adult English language learners. Contact us today if you would like to help teach and empower our students. More information can be found  at http://www.eslcenter.org/ or contact by phone at 801.328.5608.

Learn About Local Birds with Citizen Science

Join Salt Lake City and Tracy Aviary to help monitor the health of popular City Creek canyon using bird behavior as indicators. Citizen science is an opportunity to get involved in research projects as well as a two-way learning opportunity in which volunteers and researchers alike learn about Utah birds and their habitats. For more information, visit http://www.tracyaviary.org/citizen-science/