The 5 Pillars of Snow Service
Mission Statement: Snow Service cultivates an atmosphere of engagement by providing meaningful service and leadership opportunities for students. Members of Snow Service enrich the local and greater community by volunteering with programs and organizations that promote education, environmental awareness, wellness, social justice and global outreach.Education, Environment, Wellness, Social Justice and Global Outreach
Under each pillar (or category) of service you’ll find an organization or program that Snow Service participants volunteer with twice a month.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Program: Volunteer twice a month with Snow’s ESL
program. Classes will take place Tuesday and Thursday each week from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Volunteers will talk to students in English, help with assignments and assist the
ESL teachers. Volunteers are required to speak fluent English and to attend an orientation.
Ephraim Middle School: Volunteer twice a month tutoring sixth grade students I the areas of math and English. Volunteers are required to attend an orientation.
Plastic Recycling Initiative: Volunteer twice a month with Snow’s Sustainability Committee. The Sustainability Committee will collect plastics type 1 and 2 from community members every second and fourth Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the new plastic recycling shed at the Snow College Physical Plant. Volunteers are required to attend an orientation.
Adopt a Grandparent: Volunteer twice a month at Golden Skyline Assisted Living. Each
volunteer will be assigned to a resident at Golden Skyline and will participate in
an activity of the resident’s choice for a minimum of 30 minutes each visit. Volunteers
will coordinate the date and time with their assigned resident. Volunteers are required
to attend an orientation.
Volunteer twice a month at the home of a child with special needs in our community. Volunteers will have the opportunity to tend to and engage with the child as well as assist the family with household chores. Volunteers must attend an orientation and a background check is required.
Children’s Justice Center: Volunteer at the Sanpete County Children’s Justice Center twice a month. Volunteers will hold drives, take survey calls, do yard work as needed, educate the community about child abuse prevention and assist the Director of the CJC.
Snow Service Applications
Students may apply for a position as a committee member at any point during the academic
school year. Program Directors should apply at the beginning of the fall semester
or at the beginning of the spring semester if a position becomes available.
All committee member applicants will be admitted to either their first or second program choice.