Despite the changes that came along with the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, volunteer opportunities in Utah are still widely available. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah, for example, has always provided volunteer positions in the community. During the pandemic, BBSU seamlessly adapted changes such as social distancing, increased hand-washing, and face masks to keep volunteer operations running as safely as possible.   Connecting Virtually COVID-19 also forced many organizations to offer virtual volunteer opportunities in Utah and
For more than 40 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah have helped children in the community combat early life challenges. It has quickly become one of the communities’ favorite volunteer opportunities in Utah! Spending your time and energy being a volunteer may help you feel useful in the community. You’ll have the opportunity to provide meaningful support to kids in difficult situations. Here are 3 reasons BBBSU can benefit you, and others:  Reason 1:
People, by and large, seek to, quite simply, do good—be kind to others, contribute to the community, make an impact. Despite this, however, many individuals find themselves struggling to take action. Taking The First Step Whether searching for volunteer opportunities in Utah or abroad, some may question the quality or value of their would-be efforts. Others hold back for fear they wouldn’t be able to have as much of an impact as they’d like to,
With a world pandemic, in-person volunteer opportunities can be hard to come across. However, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah offers many opportunities for volunteering in person in Utah. Below are just a few of the many perks that come along with volunteering in person: Health Benefits of In-Person Volunteering According to the Mayo Clinic, there are numerous health benefits for people who volunteer. Not only will volunteers have less of a risk for depression,
Most people think that volunteering simply helps those being served. However, people do not realize that volunteers can derive their purpose, experience, and success through their volunteer work.  At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah, both the volunteer or the “big” and the “little” benefit from the relationship. The little has a positive role model to look up to and significant leadership and relationship skills. The program encourages both the big and the little ones