Serving Up a Summer of Volunteer Work

Shar Lewis from the Utah Commission on Volunteers explains it’s not too late to get involved to the Utah Summer of Service.

Summer of Service Utah! empowers individuals to get involved and make a difference in their communities. Simply sign up to participate, volunteer your time, log your hours online, and win a Presidential Service Award signed by the President of the United States. The individual in each age group that logs the most hours of service from June 1 through August 31, 2010 will win lunch with Utah’s Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell.

WHO: Anyone!

• KIDS ages 5-14: 50 hours minimum

• YOUNG ADULTS ages 15-25: 100 hours minimum

• ADULTS ages 26 and up: 100 hours minimum

WHEN: June 1 – August 31, 2010

WHERE: Anywhere that needs a helping hand

• Nonprofit Organizations

• Faith Based Institutions

• Community events

• Government Agencies & Schools

• Individuals

WHY: To make a difference in your community and win an award

• Make a difference in the lives of others and in your community

• Learn new skills and build your resume

• Keep active, stay busy and avoid boredom

• Earn a Presidential Service Award

• Have lunch with Utah’s Lieutenant Governor

• Have fun and make new friends


14 years old and OVER:

Register to be a volunteer at . Under the PROFILE tab there is a space to enter a Record of Service Key, enter VFT-30534 – this ensures that we can certify the hours that you post and award you for your service once you qualify for an award.

If you need help registering at please feel free to email Justin at

13 years old and UNDER:

Because of the CIPA act those 13 and younger must have their parents fill out a volunteer hour log and fax to (801)538-8690 or email it to

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