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ELI Utah to host inaugural volunteerCONNECT 2019

Sept. 12 event to connect young leaders with local service orgs.

Join Emerging Leaders Initiative of Utah (ELI), in partnership with the A. Ray Olpin Union and the Bennion Center, at volunteerCONNECT 2019 on Thursday, Sept. 12 from 4-7 p.m. Network and get to know dozens of local non-profits, campaigns and organizations looking for volunteers.

WHAT: volunteerCONNECT 2019

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 12

3-7 p.m.
WHERE: A. Ray Olpin Union Ballroom
University of Utah
200 S Central Campus Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
COST: Free for individuals


Young professionals, college students and community members are invited to browse booths and learn more about the missions of local organizations. Individuals may explore the options available to gain volunteer, campaign or leadership experience in the community.

volunteerCONNECT 2019 is a FREE opportunity for young leaders and individuals to connect directly with volunteer opportunities in government and in the community, including but not limited to non-profits, campaigns, organizations and initiatives.

Interested in a booth space?

ELI Utah wants to highlight the volunteer organizations that dedicate their time and services to bettering society, promoting civic engagement and giving back to the Utah community at large. ELI welcomes organizations to share their potential volunteer, internship and program opportunities.

Nonprofits, community organizations, etc. in need of volunteers may purchase a booth space for $50. The cost includes table, chairs and linens, with proceeds benefitting the A. Ray Olpin Union scholarship program and Bennion Center at the University of Utah.

To reserve a space contact Kelsey Price at or register at