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Saturday Service Project:

Spring Into Service

April 13th - 9:00 am to 12:30 pm

Registration is required for all projects

  • There are a limited number of spots available for each project - first come, first served
  • Unless otherwise indicated on the project description, all projects will take place from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Transportation is NOT provided to the projects
  • If you are participating with a group, everyone must sign up individually
  • Some projects may require volunteers to wear face masks
  • If you feel ill or have symptoms you will be asked to stay home
  • If you register and aren't able to attend, please email

STEP 1: Choose your Volunteer Project

Location: Near the Law building, directly between the Biology building and the Pioneer Memorial Theatre

Volunteer Spots: 40 total

Mission: Engage the campus community in ecologically sound and just food systems through garden-based experience, education and research. 

Project Description: volunteers will help with various garden tasks: bed prep, weeding, planting, and packing seeds for the seed library. 

Location: Jon M. Huntsman Center

Volunteer Spots: 15 total 

Mission: To facilitate the social, academic, and cultural engagement of American Indian and Alaska Native students, staff, trainees, and faculty through cultural affirmation, academic and professional development, and post-graduation preparation for undergrate students. 

Project Description: Volunteers will help with the University of Utah weaving communities & making connections pow wow set up and participant registration. 

Location: 6664 W 1400 N

Volunteer Spots: 40 total

Mission: Bajuni, Somali Bantu, and Burundian refugee communitie of Salt Lake City sustain and manage the East African Refugee Goat Project, an 80-acre ranch with a herd of over 100 goats as a source of culcurally appropriate goat meat, a means of generating income to support refugee women and youth, and a place to continue cultural practices related to livestock husbandry. 

Project Description: Volunteers will help out at the farm with feeding, ear tagging the goats, and building projects as needed. The farm will be in the middle of kidding season, so monitoring of mother goats and kids may be needed as well. 

Location: 1580 East Vine Street, Murray

Volunteer Spots: 20 total

Mission: Increasing child access, educator implementation, research enrichment, and advocacy engagement for nature based early childhood education. 

Project Description: Volunteers will help with window washing, carpet cleaning, and outdoors, oiling the wood structures/furniture, shoveling sand/gravel, washing windows, hanging shade sails, weeding, and planting.

Location: 6616 S 900 E, Murray

Volunteer Spots: 50 total

Mission: Home fires claim seven lives every day, but having working smoke alarms can cut the risk of death by half. That's why the American Red Cross is rallying volunteers to install free smoke alarms nationwide, as part of our Sound the Alarm events. This year we'll install free smoke alarms, create escape plans and share fire safety information. 

Project Description: Volunteers will walk around designated areas and hang flyers/door hangers to announce to residents that Red Cross will be back in the area on 4/20 to install free smoke alarms to anyone that needs some. 

Location: 347 S 400 E 

Volunteer Spots: 25 total

Mission: Crossroads Urban Center is a nonprofit, grassroots organization that assists and organizes utahns with low incomes, those with disabilities, and people of color to meet basic survival needs and to address essential issues affecting quality of life. Established in 1966. Crossroads is a multi-faith, community based project that is in a covenant relationship with the United Women in Faith national office. 

Project Description: Volunteers wil be deep cleaning the food pantry and making sandwiches for daily lunches. 

Location: TBD

Volunteer Spots: 75 total 

Mission: Treeutah is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, whose mission is to improve Utah's quality of life for present and future generations by enhancing the environment through tree planting, stewardship, and education. 

Project Description: Volunteers will plant trees and learn about sustainability and the value of urban forests. 

Location: 3188 S 1100 W

Volunteer Spots: 20 total 

Mission: To empower people to connect to food and their community by revitalizing urban spaces and building a resilient food culture. 

Project Description: Volunteers will finish setting up chicken coop, prepare garden beds, and plant vegetables and perennials. 

Location: 773 W 1300 S

Volunteer Spots: 30 total

Mission: New Roots seeks to build a healthier community through the development of small scale, urban farms and community gargens in Salt Lake City. Accessing affordable and nutritious food can be a challenge for families in Salt Lake City. One of the primary goals of New Roots is to provide the communities with access to fresh, local, affordable, and culturally appropriate food. 

Project Description: Volunteers will help set up a new farm site, irrigation system, plot signs, and pathways throughout the farm. 

Step 2: Register for Your Preferred Project

  • If the project does not appear on the registration form, all spots have been filled
  • After you register, you'll be contacted with additional instructions in the 2 weeks leading up to the event

CLICK HERE for registration form

Any questions should be directed to

If you need immediate assistance, please call our office 801-581-4811

Last Updated: 3/27/24