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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

815 S. Freedom Blvd.Suite 100Provo, UT 84601


About

Circles Utah Valley is seeking volunteers to befriend individuals who are working to overcome poverty. These volunteers, called Allies, create a "circle" of friendship and support for those who desire to change their situation. Allies meet with Circles participants at least twice a month (on the first and third week of the month) to have dinner (5:45-8:00pm Provo:Tuesdays or American Fork:Wednesdays or Salem:Thursday) and help the participants reach their goals of becoming self-reliant.

As an Ally you will be asked to:

* Submit and pass a criminal background check

* Make a 12-18 month commitment to help an assigned family overcome poverty

* Attend weekly dinners (provided for free for all participants and volunteers) to encourage participants as they work to achieve their goals

* Offer emotional support as needed

The main role of an Ally is to offer unconditional love and support, especially in times of crisis. Dinner and childcare are provided to all volunteers and their families each week. To become an Ally contact:

Hannah Noble
Circles Volunteer Coordinator
(801)691-5215
volunteerconnection@communityactionuc.org

Skills

  • Family Therapy
  • Networking
  • Mentoring
  • Community Outreach
  • Professional Development
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12-18 Months

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