Jobs & Internships

As employment opportunities and internships are open and available, we will post them here.

Community Connections Specialist

Volunteer Outreach Specialist

United Way Utah Valley Paratransit Driver (part-time)

Current Internship Openings

EveryDay Strong Internships

Welcome Baby Internships

South Franklin Community Center Internships

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 Community Connections Specialist

United Way 2-1-1 is a free, confidential referral and information service that helps connect people to local community resources, programs, and human services. As a United Way 2-1-1 Community Connections Specialist, you will provide people with information and support- whether financial, domestic, health, or disaster-related.  We believe in the highest quality customer service to serve all people in our community.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist callers who are seeking local human services.  Caller needs may include but are not limited to, health, housing, food assistance, mental health, etc.
  • Become knowledgeable of community resources and services in order to provide accurate and relevant information to callers
  • Navigate resource database to assist callers with appropriate referrals
  • Oversee 2-1-1 social media
  • Work with the program Community Liaison in outreach efforts to raise community awareness
  • Update agency information in the database as needed
  • Help with additional United Way seasonal projects, as needed (Day of Caring, Sub for Santa, etc.)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (social services or human services preferred), or minimum 1-2 years related experience in human service, non-profit or other related field preferred
  • Spanish speaker a plus

Requirements:

  • Handle crisis situations and deal with difficult inquiries
  • Skilled in advanced customer service and problem-solving
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals with diverse backgrounds, needs, and communication styles
  • Provide active listening, empathy, and other customer service techniques
  • Ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Basic knowledge of social media
  • Ability to learn computer programs and software quickly

Work Schedule: 40 hour workweek. Typically Monday thru Friday 8:15 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Occasional early mornings, evenings, and Saturdays are required for community events and meetings.

Benefits & Compensation: United Way of Utah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This is a full-time position—$15-16 per hour, dependent on experience. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, paid holidays, sick leave and vacation, 401(k), life and disability insurance, and flex spending plan.

How to Apply:  Please email cover letter and resume to by August 13th

 Volunteer Outreach Specialist

The Volunteer Outreach Specialist is responsible for the outreach of the United Way AmeriCorps VISTA program (Volunteer Empowerment Project), an anti-poverty initiative focused on building the capacity to nonprofits in Utah.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with community organizations throughout Utah (some travel will be required).
  • Help manage forecasting of VISTA placement to fill all available positions; VISTA member recruitment, selection, and placement process for approximately 35 full-time VISTA members.
  • Support host sites throughout the member recruitment and placement process.
  • Perform site visits to prospective and current project sites.
  • Coordinate outreach and attend outreach events. 
  • Assist in planning and coordination of all program events, including training events, days of service, supervisor trainings, and other events.
  • Maintain regular communication and strong partnership with the funding agency the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Experience in developing and maintaining relationships with partner organizations
  • Experience in AmeriCorps VISTA or national service programs is strongly preferred but not required
  • Valid driver’s license and access to personal transportation
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Possesses excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrates an ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, PowerPoint, and Google Suite.

In accordance with CNCS requirements, any offer will be contingent upon passing a full fingerprint-based background check prior to the start date. 

Work Schedule: 40-hour workweek. Typically Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Benefits & Compensation: United Way of Utah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This is a full-time position--$15-18 per hour, depending on experience. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, paid holidays, sick leave and vacation, 401(k), life and disability insurance, and flex spending plan.

How to Apply: Email cover letter & resume to Jessica Olson at  by August 15th. 

 

United Way Utah Valley Paratransit Driver (part-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
  • 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

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

Salary & Benefits: Part-time positions available—$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.

How to Apply:  Please email resume to Gary Tippets at .  Positions open until filled.

 

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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 :

  • 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

Please apply by April 2, 2021. Position runs May 15 - Aug 15.

 

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 for the Fall semester. 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

The South Franklin Community Center 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, and offering opportunities for residents to become more invested and connected.

Summer Learning Program (June 28 thru July 30)

This is a 40/hrs. per week PAID internship. Interns will assist teachers in the classroom, mentor students 1:1 who may be struggling with educational content and plan and carry-out weekly field trips.  

Summer Internship (May thru August)

This is a 15-20/hrs week (depending on your school's requirements) that is UNPAID.  These interns will run the ongoing programs that are separate from the Summer Learning Program. 

To apply, please visit:  https://southfranklincc.org/component/rsform/form/4-internship-application

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