Jobs & Internships

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

VITA Program Expansion VISTA 

EveryDay Strong VISTA

To apply for an internship, complete our Internship Application. More information about current internships can be found below.

Welcome Baby Internships

South Franklin Community Center Internships

Mountainland Continuum of Care Intern

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VITA Program Expansion VISTA

Thirty-seven million Americans live in poverty. Through AmeriCorps VISTA, you can make a tangible difference.

Become an AmeriCorps VISTA at United Way of Utah County. AmeriCorps VISTA is a national program where community members have the opportunity to serve in local nonprofits for one year helping to eliminate poverty. In return for service, members receive a living allowance, health insurance and other benefits. An AmeriCorps VISTA position is open in Provo to help local families find peace of mind and financial stability through expanding the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program’s reach to low-income community members. The VITA Program Expansion AmeriCorps VISTA will revitalize volunteer training and recruitment for the program, will reach out to new partners to increase the scope of the program’s impact, and explore new ways to help clients use tax time to lay the foundation for year-round financial stability.

The VITA Program Expansion VISTA is needed to start on May 13, 2019. The position is a full-year commitment.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a local VITA coalition comprised of stakeholders in the community that can support the program
  • Identify new marketing avenues for clients and volunteers in the VITA program
  • Develop year-round volunteer recruitment marketing campaign
  • Create marketing collateral
  • Develop streamlined volunteer management and retention protocol
  • Evaluate existing training processes and adapt to increase their effectiveness
  • Create new, effective training materials for volunteers

Benefits:

  • Living Allowance ($1,026 a month pre-taxes)
  • At the end of year of service, the VISTA can choose an Education Award ($5,775) or End of Service Cash Stipend ($1,810)
  • 10 vacation and 10 sick days
  • Health Coverage (does not cover the actual cost of plan, but expenses accrued from medical visits) -Relocation Allowance -Childcare assistance if eligible
  • Can count what hours you need of the position towards an internship -Full-time service for one year

Requirements:

  • Cannot be a full-time student (since it is full-time work, this is too difficult)
  • Possibility of minimum work or school part-time- not to interfere with service
  • Some college experience
  • At least 18 years of age
  • General office and computer skills
  • US Citizen or permanent resident
  • Spanish language skills preferred
  • Tax preparation experience preferred

TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to Claire at by March 29, 2019. An online application with AmeriCorps is also required after the interview process is complete. 

 

EveryDay Strong Outreach VISTA

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 ten thousand families; as an EveryDay Strong Outreach VISTA, you can take our marketing and public health to the next level and help even more families know how they can successfully combat this tricky and crucial issue.
AmeriCorps VISTA is a national program where community members have the opportunity to serve in local nonprofits for one year helping to eliminate poverty. In return for service, members receive a living allowance, health insurance and other benefits.

Job duties:
Public Health/Marketing Outreach:

  • Create content for Instagram and Facebook using pre-existing materials and templates
  • Create a library of content for email outreach and other online learning content
  • Interview community experts and create newspaper columns, blog articles, video, etc.

Foster partnerships:

  • Develop partnership concepts for social media influencers and pitch influencers
  • Support community committees with other nonprofit partners and school partners

Volunteer engagement:

  • Designing and implement an appreciation system for the volunteer speaker’s bureau
  • Train volunteer speakers as needed
  • Refine and improve the system for matching volunteers to speaking opportunities

Skills required:

  • Strong knowledge of current best practices in social media, preferably by formal training (e.g. university degree, online courses/certifications, etc.)
  • Strong writing skills and experience writing compelling copy for a popular audience
  • Experience in simple graphic design or photography (e.g. Canva)
  • Good people skills and experience conducting interviews
  • High level of comfort with technology, e.g. Airtable, Zapier, Content Management Systems (e.g. Drupal, Joomla, WordPress), Google Sheets, HTML (not all of these are required, just examples of areas where you might have competency)
  • Preference given to candidates with simple videography experience (e.g. Animoto, Adobe Premiere Rush, etc.)

Other requirements:

  • Full-time service for one year
  • Cannot be a full-time student (since it is full-time work, this is too difficult)
  • Possibility of minimum work or school part-time—not to interfere with service
  • Some college experience preferred, especially in degrees like English, marketing, advertising, public relations, public health, or nonprofit management-At least 18 years of age-General office and computer skills-US Citizen or permanent resident

Benefits:

  • Living Allowance ($1,026 a month pre-taxes)
  • At the end of year of service, the VISTA can choose an Education Award ($5,775) or End of Service Cash Stipend ($1,810)
  • 10 vacation and 10 sick days
  • Health Coverage (does not cover the actual cost of plan, but expenses accrued from medical visits)
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Childcare assistance if eligible
  • Can count what hours you need of the position towards an internship
  • Strong on-the-job training opportunities (e.g. paid courses or seminars as needed)

Please submit a portfolio of work experience, a resume, and a brief statement on why you would like the position to

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 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.

 South Franklin Community Center is looking for 6 interns for the Fall semester. A 15 hr/week minimum commitment is required. Morning, afternoon and evening positions available.  

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

 Mountainland Continuum of Care Internship

The Mountainland Continuum of Care is searching for a part-time, unpaid intern to support a federal program that streamlines homeless service programs in the Utah, Wasatch, and Summit County areas. Application deadline is August 1st. The internship will run until April 2019. The internship will be housed at United Way of Utah County, and hours are negotiable (anywhere between 5-20/week). This intern will support the Continuum of Care Program Coordinator with the following duties:

 -Update the program website with crucial information for program partners and clients

-Boost and update social media platforms on Facebook and Twitter

-Assist with the management and and fundraising efforts of the Utah County Housing First Fund

-Assist with grant writing to assist the Continuum with diversifying funding sources

-Assist the Community Relations committee with projects

 Benefits to this internship include:

 -Benefits clients in with extreme low income in our local area

-Work on behalf of 60 public and non-profit agencies in the area

-Build marketing, grant writing, fundraising, and strategic planning experience

To apply, please visit:  complete our internship application

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