Student Helps

Time Commitment: Serve Your Way

So you want to serve.

But BAH — you have commitment issues.

You’re a menace to society.

Or maybe, you’re looking for something steady.

Whatever the case, you can serve! Below are our programs listed by commitment level — serve anytime during the day, serve once, serve evermore.

More information can be found by clicking on each program.

Anytime

Stop n’ Serve | 8AM – 5PM Monday – Friday

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One-time +

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  • Vineyard | 1 hr | Bring a laptop, come in, and learn how to serve the “Helping in the Vineyard” program
  • Community Action | 1 – 2 hrs | Help provide families with temporary food supply and self-reliance aide
  • Scenic View | 2 hrs | Come with an FHE group or on your own to help autistic adults
  • Utah Healing Arts | 2 hrs | Serve residents of nursing homes anytime 
  • Brighter Horizons | 2 hrs | Join troubled teens in service each weekend
  • Hope | 2 hrs | Join the House of Hope family labs 
  • Community Clean Up | 2 – 3 hours | Be a part of community beautification any Saturday 

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Weekly Commitments

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  • Partners in the Arts | 1 hr | Year | Teach music lessons middle school students for a school year
  • Adopt-a-Grandparent | 1 hr | 6 months | Be paired with a resident of a nursing home
  • Hospice | 1 hr | 6 months | Provide companionship for a terminally ill patient
  • Family Literacy | 1 – 2 hrs | Semester | Provide tutoring in reading 
  • Conexiones | 1 – 2 hrs | Semester | Provide English tutoring to Spanish-speaking households
  • Cougar Coaches | 1 – 2 hrs | Semester | Coach a little league team in practices and in games
  • Dietetics After School Program | 1 – 2 hrs | Semester | Teach a class of elementary students 
  • Paint-A-Wish | 1 – 2 hrs | Semester | Teach art techniques to children or elderly in assisted living centers
  • Scouting | 1 – 2 hrs | Semester | Be a scout troop leader or help in troops with special needs
  • Seeds of Success | 1 – 2 hrs | Semester | Tutor a child on BYU campus
  • Special Olympics Team | 1 – 2 hrs | Semester | Help in Special Olympics Saturday practices or games
  • Centro Hispano | 1 – 2 hrs | Semester | Teach a variety of courses at Centro Hispano
  • Impact | 1 – 2 hrs | Semester | Tutor and be a mentor to youth 
  • Independence High School | 1 – 2 hrs | Semester | Teach classes at an alternative high school
  • Kids on the Move | 1 – 2 hrs | Semester | Provide child care for parents of children with special needs
  • Habitat for Humanity | 1 – 3 hrs | Semester | Help in Saturday builds for low income familiesIMG_5761
  • Head Start | 1 – 3 hrs | Semester | Help children in the classroom
  • Healing | 1 – 3 hrs | Semester | Provide companionship to those struggling with mental illnesses
  • Healthcare | 1 – 3 hrs | Semester | Serve in a variety of positions in local health programs
  • Red Cross Services | 1 – 3 hrs | Semester | Teach emergency preparedness skills to the community 
  • Cruz Roja (Hispanic Outreach) | 1-3 hrs | Semester | Teach emergency preparedness skills in Spanish
  • SI (Spanish Interpreters) | 2 – 5 hrs | 6 months | Interpret in hospitals and schools

Monthly Events

  • Best Buddies | 2 hrs | Semester | Be paired with a person with developmental disabilities 
  • CASA | 10 hours throughout the month| Year | Be a Court Appointed Special Advocate for a child
  • Jimmerosity | 2-4 events | Semester | Work with Fredette Family Foundation to stop bullying

Special Events

  • Locks of Love | Biannual | Help in the biannual event to collect hair for children 

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  • Project Youth | 3 hrs | Winter Semester | Give at-risk students a glimpse at college life
  • BYU Experience | 3-5 hours | Fall and Winter | Help college-age people with developmental disabilities 
  • Blood Drives | 2-3 hours | Every few weeks | Semester | Assist blood donors
  • Camp Kesem | 1 week summer camp + 20 hours of training | Be a camp counselor to children 
  • Community Outreach Day | Yearly | Participate in a nation-wide day of service
  • Sports Hero Day | Yearly | Serve as a role model for children
  • Sub-for-Santa | Yearly | Help families in need in December
  • Project Uplift | Various | Send supplies and letters to troops overseas110509_0009

Please come into one of our offices (2010 or 2330 WSC) to learn more or receive personalized assistance!

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