Category Archives: Volunteers and Boards

Learning Gardens at Youth Services

Authored by: Maria Drummond, Recreational Therapist at Salt Lake County Youth Services Last fall, General Electric Health built us five new boxes for the Teen Learning Garden, and installed an irrigation system with an automatic timer. This month, Zions Bank … Continue reading

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The Commission On Youth Annual Awards and Wrap Up

Authored by Carol Hendrycks, Youth Services Communications Manager Each year the Commission On Youth Board which is staffed by Salt Lake County Youth Services and appointed by the Salt Lake County Mayor, present volunteers with a prestigious award for their … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Volunteers Month

Authored by: Gina Percival, Volunteer Coordinator at Salt Lake County Youth Services. “Only a life lived for others is worth living.”  Albert Einstein April is a special month. Not just because of Spring Break or Easter, but because we get to … Continue reading

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Salt Lake County Summer Internship Program

Authored by: Khanh Tong, Prevention Case Manager, Youth Services and Jessica Thayer, Criminal Justice Services Associate Division Director Last year, Salt Lake County Youth Service placed 45 summer interns through Salt Lake County agencies and our partners. The Refugee Summer Internship … Continue reading

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What are you doing for others?

Authored by: Gina Percival, Public Relations Coordinator at Salt Lake County Youth Services “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill Service is a big word. Service is a … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Authored by: Carolyn Hansen, Salt Lake County Youth Services Director I wanted to take the time to reflect on 2016 and remember the dedicated staff, community partners, volunteers, and donors who made it possible for us to provide the shelter, … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays through Community Support

Authored by: Maria Drummond, Recreational Therapist at Salt Lake County Youth Services Here at Youth Services,  during the holiday season especially, we are privileged to witness the great generosity of community members, corporations engaging in service, and nonprofit partners reaching … Continue reading

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