UNITED WAY OF UTAH COUNTY

JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS

As employment opportunities and internships are open and available, we will post them here.
Current Internship Openings
South Franklin Social Media/ Volunteer Recruitment AmeriCorps VISTA

Program Description: The South Franklin Community Center provides numerous programs and services to achieve our goal of building community and encouraging residents to work together to enhance their lives and their surroundings.

Position Description: The South Franklin Community Center provides access to educational programs that promote individual growth and encourage relationship building and focuses in serving low income families in Provo. VISTA member will create, document and implemens a plan for volunteer recruitment, scheduling and recognition in order to increase the number of volunteers and improve the overall volunteer experience. VISTA member will create content for social media outreach and other communications. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Create, document and implement a plan for volunteer recruitment, scheduling and recognition in order to increase the number of volunteers and improve the overall volunteer experience.
  • Implement internal communications plan through the design of templates, including digital and print design.
  • Manage and track donation inventory. 
  • Create consistent and interactive content across all social media platforms to promote South Franklin’s programs. 
  • Develop relationships with stakeholders including the low-income residents benefitting from services.
Required Qualifications
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Full-time service for one year
  • Some college experience preferred
  • Access to a personal vehicle for use during work hours
Preferred Qualifications
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to prioritize, plan and manage time efficiently.
  • Passionate for supporting individuals and families in poverty
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite with the ability to learn new software application.
  • Spanish language skills preferred

Comfortable with and skilled in:

  • Trouble-shooting challenges and coming to responsible solutions
  • Balancing multiple deadlines and projects simultaneously to deliver high-quality work
  • Working as a part of a team

Benefits and Compensation: United Way of Utah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Living Allowance ($1,466 a month pre-taxed)
  • At the end of year of service, the VISTA can choose an Education Award ($6,895) or End of Service Cash Stipend ($1,800)- more info here: https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/segal-americorps-education-award
  • $300 Monthly Housing Stipend
  • 10 vacation and 10 sick days
  • Health Coverage (does not cover the actual cost of plan, but expenses accrued from medical visits)
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Post Service federal employment incentives and opportunities – NCE non-competitive eligibility
  • Ability to put qualified federal student loans on forbearance during the term of service
  • Childcare assistance if eligible
  • Can count what hours you need of the position towards an internship
  • On-the-job training opportunities

Work Schedule: Typically, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday (Full-time; 40 hrs. /week)

Application deadline: February 10, 2023

How to Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to Gary Tippets garyt@unitedwayuc.org

Help Me Grow Volunteer & Donations AmeriCorps VISTA

Program Description: As an initiative of United Way of Utah County, Help Me Grow Utah is a free statewide family information helpline designed to promote the optimal development during pregnancy and early childhood by:

  • linking families to information and community resources related to child development and parenting
  • providing personalized care coordination
  • creating and facilitating partnerships within the community to improve the availability and quality of services for families

 

Position Description: The Volunteer and Donations Coordinator is primarily responsible for increasing awareness of HMGU through children’s activity kits. Kits should help children in different areas of development, including communication, gross motor, fine motor, problem solving, personal-social, and social-emotional.  This includes:

  • Researching developmental activities and creating instruction sheets for volunteers to put together activity kits.
  • Recruiting volunteers in a variety of ways—businesses, churches, clubs, schools, individuals, etc.
  • Managing and supporting volunteers. Build and maintain ongoing volunteer relationships.
  • Collecting and organizing donations.
  • Community coordination – distributing these kits to partners to share with families and children.
  • Attending community events to share activities directly with families and children and help them become aware of HMGU.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Community outreach, child development, volunteer management, or nonprofit experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Valid Utah Driver’s License and access to a personal vehicle for use during work hours (mileage reimbursable)
  • Willingness to commute to Murray, UT and Provo, UT for periodic meetings
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with the ability to learn new software applications and databases
  • Proficient English and Spanish verbal and written skills preferred

 

The Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will possess a passion for supporting families and promoting the healthy development of children. They will possess superior interpersonal skills and must feel comfortable approaching, interacting, and teaming with volunteers and community partners. The candidate should carry themselves with a great degree of professionalism and feel comfortable public speaking in front of small audiences. Additionally, they will be a self-starter who is hard-working and thorough. Spanish skills preferred, but not required.

 

Benefits and Compensation: The United Way AmeriCoprs VISTA program offers:

  • A monthly stipend of $1,466
  • An education award of $6,495 to pay educational expenses or a cash award of $1,800 upon completion of one year of service
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Settling-in allowance of $750 for members relocating more than 50 miles
  • Rent assistance
  • Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE): Earn federal non-competitive eligibility, giving you an edge in the federal hiring process.
  • Child Care: You may be eligible to receive a child care benefit if you have children under the age of 13.
  • A team-oriented environment with professional development and training opportunities.

Work Schedule: Position can be based in either Murray or Provo, UT.  Typically Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Some early mornings, evenings, and Saturdays required for community events and meetings.

Physical Activity: In the course of performing this job, the incumbent typically spends time sitting, walking, standing, listening, speaking, writing and operating a personal computer.  Occasionally, he/she will be required to drive an automobile to attend meetings or events within the community.  Occasionally, he/she is expected to lift and carry office records and supplies up to 15 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties of the job.

Application deadline: February 10, 2023

How to Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to Jodi West at jodiw@unitedwayuc.org

Technology and Community Partnership AmeriCorps VISTA

Program Description: Digital Inclusion at United Way of Utah County is dedicated to closing the digital divide. We strive to make Utah County digitally inclusive in three areas: 1. Access to technology; 2. Access to the internet; 3. Knowledge and literacy for using the technology.  This program allows low-income individuals and families access to the technology they need. Technology skills and access allows someone to access job opportunities, connect with family members, stay connected to their children’s school, etc.

Position Description: The VISTA Member will help build and enhance United Way’s efforts to improve access to digital literacy education and computers to help individuals break the cycle of poverty. The VISTA will build the capacity of United Way’s Digital Inclusion Program by expanding the reach and building the capacity of the computer donation program. The VISTA member will play a crucial role in connecting underserved individuals with free devices by developing partnerships with local organizations and coordinating the Adopt-A-Computer Program.

 
Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Create and implement a new inventory tracking system to better track donors, recipients, and success stories. 
  • Increase access to technology and equipment for low-income population.
  • Work with and continue building partnerships to increase computer donations.
  • Coordinate Digital Inclusion events to promote digital access.

 

Required Qualifications
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Some college experience preferred
  • Access to a personal vehicle for use during work hours

 

Preferred Qualifications
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to prioritize, plan and manage time efficiently.
  • Passionate for supporting individuals and families in poverty
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite with the ability to learn new software application.
  • Spanish language skills preferred

Comfortable with and skilled in:

  • Trouble-shooting challenges and coming to responsible solutions
  • Balancing multiple deadlines and projects simultaneously to deliver high-quality work
  • Working as a part of a team

 

Benefits and Compensation: United Way of Utah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

  • Living Allowance ($1,466 a month pre-taxed)
  • At the end of year of service, the VISTA can choose an Education Award ($6,895) or End of Service Cash Stipend ($1,800)- more info here: https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/segal-americorps-education-award
  • $300 Monthly Housing Stipend
  • 10 vacation and 10 sick days
  • Health Coverage (does not cover the actual cost of plan, but expenses accrued from medical visits)
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Post Service federal employment incentives and opportunities – NCE non-competitive eligibility
  • Ability to put qualified federal student loans on forbearance during the term of service
  • Childcare assistance if eligible
  • Can count what hours you need of the position towards an internship
  • On-the-job training opportunities

 

Work Schedule: Typically, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday (Full-time; 40 hrs. /week)

Application deadline: February 10, 2023

How to Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to Laura Barragan at laurab@unitedwayuc.org

Help Me Grow Utah Director

Program Description: Parenting is incredibly tough, many moms and dads have questions and don’t know where to turn. United Way of Utah County(UWUC) brought Help Me Grow Utah(HMGU) to our state in an effort to support families and connect them to the information and resources they want. We do this by:

· offering screening tools to assist parents in tracking early developmental milestones and social-emotional well-being

· linking families to information and community resources related to child development, pregnancy, and parenting

· providing personalized virtual support

· creating and facilitating partnerships within the community and state to improve the availability and quality of services for families, improving the overall early childhood systems across all the sectors

Position Description: The Help Me Grow Utah Director will provide vision, leadership, and oversight of the entire program with a focus on team coaching and development, resource development, building partnerships for the purpose of funding and sustainability, strategically strengthening statewide expansion, and most importantly, providing a high quality experience for parents and providers. They act as the face of HMGU in system planning on the state level, with oversight of all partnerships focused on expanding and improving the current early childhood system. They will also be responsible for the administrative oversight of all core components of the HMG system model, including family and community outreach, the centralized access point, child health care provider outreach, and data collection and analysis. They demonstrate knowledge and experience in all aspects of child development and family support services, including the ability to assist in training and oversight of developmental screenings. This also includes the recruitment and training of employees on the vision, mission, and general protocol for HMGU policies and procedures. The Director will participate in all activities related to Help Me Grow Utah and United Way of Utah County.

Responsibilities:

· Plan, organize, and direct the program’s operations and services.

· Recruit, train, mentor, and supervise the management staff. Including direct supervision of at least three staff and support of all staff in other aspects of the program.

· Data evaluation oversight to ensure valuable data collection, working with the UWUC Data Coordinator to assure grant and contract reporting compliance, and create regular reports to display the work and highlight achievements of the Help Me Grow Utah system.

· Provide consultation to staff on difficult cases such as: developmental screening, addressing parents’ concerns, gaps and barriers of services, and systems building.

· Work with outreach manager and team to assure strong partnerships across all sectors of the local and statewide early childhood systems.

· Work on state level systems building to assure greater partnership and alignment with statewide early childhood efforts.

· Work with the UWUC CEO, UWUC Senior Everyday Learners Director, and other UWUC program directors to inform the early childhood work and provide direction for the UWUC education strategies.

· Work with UWUC VP of Community Impact for potential grants, contracts, invoicing, audits, and reporting.

· Work with HMG National to ensure fidelity to the HMG Model and improve the HMG system nationwide, this includes but is not limited to: work groups, learning consortiums, national forum planning, and grant opportunities.

· Represent HMGU by attending outreach functions, such as state leadership councils and partnerships.

· Create the program’s strategic planning and goals, and evaluate progress.

· Maintain and expand the vision of HMGU for staff, providers, and the community.

· As a member of the UWUC management team you will provide support and alignment with other internal UWUC programs as appropriate.

· Provide support on other HMGU and UWUC projects as needed.

Minimum Requirements:

· A bachelor degree is required; a master degree is preferred, in one of these study areas: family science, human development, early childhood education, public management, human services, social service, social work, nursing, or related field.

· 3 to 5 years work experience in a child development and family support field.

· 10 years management experience.

· Work experience involving management of budgets, contracts, and grant writing.

· Work experience involving systems building, partnering with community agencies, working with families with young children with or without special needs, and working with diverse populations.

· An understanding of the importance of family engagement with skills in working with parents and soliciting parental voice in program development.

· Ability to lead a team and to make decisions independently as well as part of a team.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite with ability and skill to learn new software applications.

· Proper communication etiquette including active listening and assessment skills.

· Valid Utah Driver’s License and access to personal vehicle for use during working hours (mileage reimbursable).

Benefits: United Way of Utah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This is a full-time salaried position. Benefits include medical and dental insurance; paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation; 401(K); life and disability insurance; health savings account or flex spending plan.

Salary Range: $60,000 to $75,000 commensurate with experience and expertise

Work Schedule: The Help Me Grow Utah Director reports to the United Way Senior Everyday Learners Director. This is an exempt position with a typical schedule of M-F 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM and will occasionally require early mornings, evenings, and Saturdays, depending upon the needs of outreach and community partnering, systems building, and employee supervision.

This job will be based in Murray, UT providing access to state early childhood leaders and other statewide organizations, however two days a week must be spent at the office in Provo, UT. The first month will be predominantly spent in Provo for training.

Physical Activity: In the course of performing this job, the incumbent typically spends time sitting, walking, listening/speaking, writing and operating a personal computer. At times, employee may be required to drive an automobile to attend meetings within the community. They is expected to lift and carry office records and supplies up to 15 lbs. on an occasional basis. Reasonable accommodations may be arranged to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties of the job.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 – $75,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Murray, UT 84107: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Applications accepted until position is filled. Please submit resume and cover letter to: Barbara Leavitt at barbaral@unitedwayuc.org.

Everyday Strong Coordinator

Anxiety and depression are growing issues among kids and teenagers. United Way’s EveryDay Strong project is on a mission to empower parents and other caring adults to know how to build resilience in children.

We’ve already reached over 100,000 families in Utah, Virginia, and South Dakota, and we’re still growing. As the EveryDay Strong Coordinator, you’ll help make sure the essential operations of EveryDay Strong happen on time. It’s a great chance to improve your public communication skills and get first-hand experience assisting in building out a nonprofit program.

50%: Content Management

  • Manage content creation interns and make sure content is produced on a weekly basis (content includes emails, text messages, and social media posts)
  • Recruit and supervise content creation interns each semester

25%: Logistics

  • Schedule podcast interviews on behalf of the director
  • Ensure that podcast recordings are uploaded and posted
  • Coordinate a quarterly speaker certification and recruitment event
  • Ensure program materials are ordered and kept on hand

25%: Teaching and Creation

  • Think critically about new content needed: create (or supervise interns in creating) new content as needed (e.g., worksheets); strategically upload new content to the portals as appropriate
  • Teach EveryDay Strong classes as needed (if volunteers are unavailable)
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Required:

  • excellent writing abilities, particularly in a non-academic setting
  • excellent technical problem-solving skills: a demonstrated capacity for understanding and maximizing the use of simple software like MailChimp, social media schedulers like Later, or Google Drive
  • demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and follow up with individuals even when they don’t respond immediately

Preferred:

  • experience mentoring or teaching writing (for example, in a college writing center)
  • experience teaching audiences of 20-30 people

Traits that make you successful:

  • A passion for public health education
  • Excitement to learn the nuances of the latest mental health research
  • Demonstrated capacity to be proactive about solving problems

No degree is required. However, we will prioritize candidates with either educational or work experience in public relations, public health, marketing, writing, journalism, child development, psychology, or social work.

Benefits and Compensation: United Way of Utah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This is a part-time hourly position–$15-17/hour, depending on experience. Benefits may include paid sick and vacation, depending on the total hours worked.

Work Schedule:

Typically, between 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday (part-time, 20-25 hrs. /week). Occasional nights or weekends (1-3 times/month) may be required to teach a class or staff an outreach booth. The position reports to the Senior EveryDay Strong Director.

Please submit a resume to Michaelann Gardner by Dec 30, 2023. A brief cover letter is helpful but not required. Interviews will begin in January, although we may hire sooner if the right candidate is found.

Job Type: Part-time, In-Person

Pay: $15.00 – $17.00 per hour

Everyday Support Outreach Coordinator

Program Description: United Way of Central and Southern Utah exists to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community to advance the common good. The three areas of focus are Health, Education, and Financial Stability. Financial Stability is identified as EveryDay Support and includes VITA, 2-1-1, Sub-for-Santa and other initiatives. These initiatives strive to create and facilitate partnerships within the community and to improve the availability and quality of services for families. 

Position Description:
Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Community Outreach
  • Cultivate presenters
  • Coordinate educational outreach activities (tabling, presentations, classes)
  • Work in collaboration with a VITA tax expert
  • Collaborate as a regional coordinator with other VITA programs throughout the state
  • Recruit volunteers (presenters, tax-preparers)
  • Maintain reporting requirements in compliance with various grants
  • Plan and execute volunteer appreciation events
  • Oversee VITA sites
  • Assist other United Way programs as assigned
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in social services or human services, or minimum 1-2 years related experience in human service, non-profit or other related field preferred
  • Basic understanding of Tax systems
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite with the ability to learn new software applications
  • Proficient English and Spanish verbal and written skills preferred
  • Valid Utah Driver’s License
  • Access to a personal vehicle for use during work hours
Preferred Qualifications
  • Passionate for supporting individuals and families in poverty
  • Exhibit superior interpersonal skills and must feel comfortable approaching, interacting, and teaming with community leaders, community agencies and families.
  • Professional and feel comfortable public speaking in front of both small and large audiences
  • Be a self-starter who is hard-working and thorough.
  • Will be required upon hiring to certify in tax preparation and maintain relationships with current free tax preparation partners to help implement services for tax season.

Benefits and Compensation: United Way of Utah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This is a full-time hourly position–$18.50-19.25 depending on experience. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, paid holidays, sick leave and vacation, 401(K), and life and disability insurance.

Work Schedule:

Typically, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday (Full-time; 40 hrs. /week), however, will be expected during tax season to work nights and weekends depending upon the needs to support volunteers and various VITA Sites. The position reports to the Volunteer Center Director.

Physical Activity:

 In the course of performing this job, the incumbent typically spends time sitting, walking, listening/speaking, writing and operating a personal computer. Frequently, employee will be required to drive an automobile to attend meetings within the community and will be compensated with mileage payment with usage of their own vehicle. S/he is expected to lift and carry office records and supplies up to 15 lbs. on an occasional basis. Reasonable accommodations may be arranged to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties of the job.

Application deadline: Wednesday, Dec 21, 2022 :

How to Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to Kayla Bradshaw at Kaylab@unitedwayuc.org by Wednesday, Dec 21st.

United Way Utah Valley Paratransit Driver (part-time & full-time)

United Way Utah Valley Paratransit is looking for kind, caring, safety oriented people to drive for their transportation team.  Paratransit is responsible for transporting senior citizens and people with disabilities around Utah County.  This service allows these populations to have access to much needed work, shopping & medical care.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with individuals who have mental and physical dishabilles as well as senior citizens
  • Drive a set route and meet pick up and drop off window times
  • Help passengers on and off the bus
  • Secure wheelchairs—will require bending and kneeling
  • Create a safe and secure environment for passengers
  • Clean and sanitize bus daily

Qualifications:

  • Positive attitude
  • Professional behavior
  • Safety conscious
  • Flexibility
  • Understanding and willingness to help people with disabilities

Requirements (all can be completed after hire):

  • Pass a background check and drug & alcohol screening (to be completed after hire)
  • DOT Medical card required
  • Obtain a Class C commercial driver’s license and passenger endorsement (assistance available to help obtain this license)

Work Schedule: Full-time & part-time positions available. Morning, afternoon & and weekend only shifts available. Part-time shifts are generally 5:00AM-10:00AM, 1:30PM-6:00PM and 5:00PM-9:30PM

Salary & Benefits: $14—16 per hour, compensation depends on experience and a raise will be given after training is complete. United Way of Utah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Full-time benefits include medical and dental insurance, HSA or flex spending plan, paid holidays, sick leave and vacation, retirement benefits, as well as life and disability insurance.

How to Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Gary Tippets at garyt@unitedwayuc.org  Position open until filled.

Corporate Engagement Advisor

About United Way and the Successful Candidate:

Community members are struggling to get back on their feet. Anxiety and depression are growing concerns in Utah County. Many children have fallen behind in school or have missed important learning opportunities. And you can help.

United Way of Utah County is a critical nonprofit serving our local community. We provide afterschool programs to low-income children, connect families to housing or healthcare assistance, lead mental health trainings for teachers and parents, bring the community together through volunteerism, and much more.

We are looking for an outgoing and dedicated individual to support our work in the community by joining our Resource Development team in creating fundraising partnerships with local companies.

Your role in creating positive relationships with companies involves activities such as: networking with new businesses, working with CEOs, presenting to company employee groups, asking for donations, and helping donors see the critical work they fund in our community.

This is a job for you if you like to meet new people, have strong communication skills, and are willing to jump into new projects. The salary range is $36,500-$38,500 for this salaried position. This is an in-office position starting January 3, 2023.

Job Responsibilities:

Advise companies looking to do good in our community through corporate philanthropy and community engagement opportunities

  • Develop new strategic partnerships with local businesses to increase funding for essential community programs
  • Strengthen corporate relationships with some of the largest employers in Utah
  • Direct companies to get involved with annual volunteer events like Sub For Santa and Day of Caring

Position Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Sales or fundraising experience preferred
  • Experience with Salesforce is preferred but not required
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and willingness to travel throughout Utah County.
  • Must be willing and able to work outside the 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM timeframe, as needed
  • Proactive, flexible, and not afraid of rejection
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and general computer skills

Preference will be given to candidates with previous broad knowledge of Utah County (different nonprofits, volunteer activities, businesses, school districts, etc.)

Position open until filled. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Janie Brigman, the Senior Director of Corporate Engagement, at janieb@unitedwayuc.org.

EveryDay Strong Internship

Anxiety and depression are growing issues among kids and teenagers. United Way’s EveryDay Strong project is on a mission to empower parents and other caring adults to know how to build resilience in children.

We’ve already reached over twenty thousand families in Utah and we’re still spreading. As the Mental Health Social Media Intern, you’ll help us remix featured content for our Facebook and Instagram channels to reach more families and teach them how to help their kids feel safe, connected, and confident.

Your qualifications:

  • good writing skills and willingness to revise
  • a passion for mental health and the ability to refine your own thinking about what mental health is
  • the ability to stay on top of tasks and contribute to a team environment
  • fluent in English, excellent grammar
  • basic technical literacy (if you can use programs like PowerPoint and Word easily, you’ll be set)

Hours per week: 10-15 (flexible; remote possible)

Day to day activities:

  • review that week’s featured content and edit/shorten it for an Instagram caption
  • select quality photos from our library that match the caption
  • use Canva to create simple graphics/quote images that teach a lesson
  • make sure the “link in bio” matches the content for that week
  • draft one email newsletter per month
  • draft one article for the local paper per month

We love teaching you all these skills! We anticipate that you will walk away with a strong portfolio of meaningful projects that you can claim full responsibility for.

This is a volunteer position. Usually, it qualifies for school credit: you will need to check the exact requirements of your school. We are happy to fill out any needed paperwork or adjust the job description as needed. There is also a possibility of being supervised by an LCSW if your school requires it for credit.

To apply, please submit the following to michaelanng@unitedwayuc.org:

  • your resume
  • a short cover letter (1-3 paragraphs) explaining how this job might contribute to your long-term career goals and why you would be a good fit for the positionApplications are accepted on a rolling basis. We will start interviews for Winter 2022 before the end of November 2021.
Welcome Baby Utah County Internship

A free service designed to promote a healthy, secure and enjoyable beginning for parents, new babies and their family members. Interns play a crucial role in the success of this program Some responsibilities include: assisting with playgroups, home visitation, weekly parenting class throughout Utah County, recruiting and matching volunteers with families, and more!

Welcome Baby is looking for 3 interns. A 15 hr/week minimum commitment is required. Must be willing to do home visits.

To apply, please visit:  https://welcomebabyuc.org/volunteer

South Franklin Community Center Internship

Program Description:  The South Franklin Community Center (SFCC) works to increase the quality of life in the South Franklin neighborhood by:

  • Providing access to programs that promote individual growth and achievement.
  • Encouraging community participation and leadership.
  • Offering opportunities for residents to become more invested and connected.

Position Description and Responsibilities:  The SFCC Intern will work closely with the SFCC Site Coordinator to assist Volunteers who run various programs at the Center.  These programs consist of but are not limited to Children’s Activities (choir, dance, science club, reading club, homework help, coding, art, soccer, literacy, and private music lessons), Adult Activities (digital inclusion, cultural integration, crafts, ESL, Zumba, art, and monthly Community Cafes) and a variety of special events (Health Fair, Halloween Party, Christmas Party, etc.).

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with volunteers to coordinate materials needed for their classes
  • Tracking participant registrations
  • Taking participant attendance
  • Responding to communications
  • Attending weekly staff meeting
  • Coordinating a special event
  • Other office tasks as necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good telephone etiquette
  • Ability to collaborate with team members, volunteers, and participant families
  • Spanish language helpful but not required

Benefits and Compensation:  This is an unpaid internship

Work Schedule:  Must commit to a minimum of 15 hours a week.  Flexible scheduling is available between the hours of 3pm and 7pm Monday through Friday.

Currently seeking:

  • Summer 2022 Interns.  May thru July
  • Fall 2022 Interns: August thru November

To apply, please visit https://welcomebabyuc.org/volunteer

Help Me Grow Internships

Social Media Internship

Program Description: As an initiative of United Way of Utah County, Help Me Grow Utah is a free statewide family information helpline designed to promote the optimal development during pregnancy and early childhood by:

  • linking families to information and community resources related to child development and parenting
  • providing personalized care coordination
  • creating and facilitating partnerships within the community to improve the availability and quality of services for families

While working at United Way, your talents would support something bigger—helping your neighbors get back on their feet after a challenging year. Together, we can support childhood education, youth social and emotional health, and families’ financial stability.

Position Description: The Early Childhood Social Media Intern’s efforts are focused on increasing the reach of the program throughout the state through the management and improvement of social media and various marketing materials. These include but are not limited to:

  • Team with the Social Media Manager to increase social media outreach through the current mediums
  • Help to design social media images or graphics using program marketing guidelines
  • Create, caption, and publish content on social media platforms, including live videos
  • Along with existing protocol, use knowledge-base to provide input and direction to the program’s social media
  • Engage our social media audiences with Instagram/Facebook stories and through comments

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience with social media (Facebook business page, Instagram, Pinterest), marketing, photography, and writing
  • The ability to stay on top of tasks and contribute to a team environment
  • Basic technical literacy (if you can use programs like PowerPoint and Word easily, you’ll be set)
  • Good writing skills and willingness to revise; great organizational skills and attention to detail; willingness to take initiative on projects
  • Applicants should be currently enrolled in or have graduated from a Marketing, Communications, Photography, English, Social Work, Psychology, or similar program We anticipate that you will walk away with a strong portfolio of meaningful projects that you can claim full responsibility for.

This is a volunteer position. Usually, it qualifies for school credit: you will need to check the exact requirements of your school. We are happy to fill out any needed paperwork or adjust the job description as needed.

Schedule & Location:

  • Minimum of 15 hours per week
  • Choice of remote work or on-site in Provo
  • Schedule is flexible

To apply, please submit the following to amandam@unitedwayuc.org.

  • your resume
  • a short cover letter (1-3 paragraphs) explaining how this job might contribute to your long-term career goals and why you would be a good fit for the position (this helps us get a sense of your personality and interests and understand your writing skills)

Parent Support Internship

Program Description: Help Me Grow Utah (HMGU) is a free statewide family information line designed to promote the optimal development of young children by:

  • linking families to information and community resources related to child development and parenting
  • providing personalized care coordination
  • and creating and facilitating partnerships within the community to improve the availability and quality of services for families.

Position Description and Responsibilities: The Parent Support Intern works with our team of Parent Support Specialists and have the opportunity to contact families to help them enroll, review developmental screenings with parents, and more. If you are interested in learning what types of resources are available throughout the state, this internship may be a great fit for you.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working with families via phone, email or text
  • Interpreting and giving results of child development questionnaires to parents
  • Researching community and informational resources to provide the family as applicable
  • Attending meetings and outreach events as they are available
  • Writing blog posts about child development topics of interest to you
  • Other office tasks as necessary.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Applicants should be currently enrolled in or have graduated from a Child Development, Public Health, Psychology or Behavioral Science, Family Studies, or similar program
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to participate in collaborative teamwork among staff, interns and volunteers
  • Willing to take initiatives on projects
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently
  • Proper telephone etiquette, including active listening and assessment skills

Benefits and Compensation: This is a volunteer internship position.

Work Schedule: Must commit to a minimum of 15 hours a week. Flexible scheduling available. Position based in Provo, UT. Start date is flexible.

To apply, please visit https://helpmegrowutah.org/who-we-are/get-involved