ACTIVE VOLUNTEER INVOLVEMENT

Active volunteer involvement accomplishes a dual role at Utah State Hospital.

Acceptance

It helps our patients to feel accepted by the community and helps them to relate socially.

Involvement

Community involvement is a teaching experience to help educate the community about mental illness and the programs offered at USH.

Interested in Volunteering?

Contact Shawna Peterson, Director of Volunteer Services

(801)344-4254

speterson@utah.gov

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    Variety of Areas

    Volunteers help in a variety of areas. They are involved with occupational, recreational, and physical therapy. Many church and community groups sponsor patient activities.

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    Groups and Individuals

    Volunteers are a valuable resource to the Hospital and their involvement is always encouraged and welcome. There are many opportunities for individuals, groups, students, Eagle Scouts, etc. to volunteer at the hospital especially during the summer months.