Jobs & Internships

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Help Me Grow & 2-1-1 Community Liaison

Welcome Baby Americorps VISTA

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

Sub for Santa Internships

VITA Internships

Welcome Baby Internships

South Franklin Community Center Internships

Mountainland Continuum of Care Intern

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Help Me Grow & 2-1-1 Community Liaision

Community Liaison (San Juan, Grand, Emery, & Carbon Counties)

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. United Way has two statewide initiatives to help meet these goals.

  • Help Me Grow Utah is a free family information helpline designed to promote the optimal development of young children by linking families to information and community resources related to child development and parenting through personalized care coordination.
  • Utah 2-1-1 is a free, confidential referral and information helpline service that helps connects people to local community resources, programs and human services. 2-1-1 provides people with information and support- whether financial, domestic, health or disaster-related.

Both these initiatives strive to create and facilitate partnerships within the community to improve the availability and quality of services for families.

Position Description: The Community Liaison is primarily responsible for increasing awareness of Utah 2-1-1 and Help Me Grow Utah (HMGU) through community outreach in San Juan, Grand, Emery, and Carbon counties. Applicant MUST reside in this coverage area. This is a remote position. 50% of time will focus on San Juan County and 50% will be focused on the other three counties.

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing a strategic plan on how best to expand 2-1-1 and HMGU’s reach in the areas of San Juan, Grand, Emery, and Carbon counties
  • Promoting 2-1-1 and HMGU to healthcare providers, educators, service providers, and families, among others. This will be done by giving formal presentations, participating in a variety of community events, etc.
  • Actively identify new community resources for the 2-1-1 and HMGU’s resource database and assist in keeping resources updated
  • Working in partnership with other agencies to serve the community in the most effective way
  • Actively serving on monthly community coalitions
  • Overseeing networking and resource events
  • Formally evaluating the effectiveness of 2-1-1 and HMGU’s outreach activities over time

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social services or human services related field or minimum 2 years related experience in human service, non-profit, or other related field
  • 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
  • Willingness to commute to Provo, UT for periodic meetings

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Passionate about promoting resources available to individuals and families in your community.
  • Possesses superior interpersonal skills and must feel comfortable approaching, interacting, and teaming with families, community leaders, healthcare providers, and other professionals.
  • Carries him/herself with a great degree of professionalism and feels comfortable public speaking in front of both small and large audiences.
  • Will be a self-starter who is hard-working and thorough.

Benefits and Compensation: United Way of Central and Southern Utah is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This is a full-time hourly position. $16-17.50 per hour. Compensation is dependent upon experience. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, paid holidays, sick leave, vacation days, a 401(k), life insurance, and disability insurance.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Some early mornings, evenings, and Saturdays required.

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.  Frequently, 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.

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to:

Kali Ottesen


 Welcome Baby Americorps VISTA

A person interested in this position should have a passion for infant and maternal health. They should also be interested in outreach efforts and have excellent organizational skills. If this describes you, then you are the right person for the job!

The responsibilities for this position are as follows. The Welcome Baby Volunteer Outreach and Expansion VISTA will update all volunteer and intern training materials. The VISTA will work with Mountainland Headstart to add curriculum to their newsletters and parent outreach. In addition, the VISTA will work to find doctors who service pregnant women and who serve children to have a clear understanding of the Welcome Baby program and find ways to connect at risk families living in poverty to the program. These three goals will support the program to have better prepared volunteers who will commit to a year service, and community understanding of the program.

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.

The VISTA position begins September 2019. The position is a full-year commitment.


  • Living Allowance ($1,026 a month pre-taxes)
  • Housing Stipend ($300 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
  • Cannot be a full-time student (since it is full-time work, this is too difficult)
  • Possibility of minimum work or school part-time, but is not to interfere with service
  • At least 18 years of age
  • General office and computer skills
  • US Citizen or permanent resident

HOW TO APPLY:  Please email a cover letter and resume to Emily Romney at .  Position open until filled.

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Sub for Santa Internships

What is Sub for Santa? Sub for Santa is a program that seeks to help those in poverty in Utah County. It is intended to provide Christmas assistance for their families and connect them to long-term help. If you are looking for a rewarding, fast-paced internship, this is the internship for you!

Duties: The intern will help coordinate our applicant workshops this year. These workshops are for people who want to apply to the Sub for Santa program and receive information about resources that they can access in the community throughout the year. Interns will assist our workshop coordinators and perform a number of tasks, including staffing applicant intake stations, teaching workshops, checking applications, and directing application through the workshops.

Requirements: Ability to speak Spanish.

Hours: The Sub for Santa internship will require about 10 hours a week. This can be increased if the intern has the time. This can be counted for internship credit. We need an intern that can commit to two or three weeknights per week from 5-8 PM and some Saturdays from 9 AM-12 PM.  

For more information, contact Miranda at .

VITA Site Coordinator Internships

Are you passionate about sharing your financial smarts with others? Looking for a way to give back to our community while building your resume? We need you!

The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program provides free tax preparation help for low-income families, senior citizens, and persons with limited English speaking ability. During tax season, IRS-certified volunteers prepare tax returns for local community members at several sites throughout Utah County. Last year, the VITA program brought approximately $5.4 million in tax refunds back into the community.

As a VITA site coordinator intern, you will help hundreds of local families stay on track to achieve their financial goals by making sure that the VITA preparation site runs smoothly and that all tax returns are prepared accurately. You will manage and supervise volunteers, oversee the tax return preparation and review process, and make sure that local families have the support they need during a stressful time of year.


  • ·        Study for and pass IRS volunteer tax preparation certification exam at Advanced level (including Health Savings Account exam)
  • ·        Complete site coordinator training before tax season starts
  • ·        Direct and support tax preparation volunteers at the Community Partnership Center, including answering tax-law questions
  • ·        Prepare tax returns and provide quality review for other volunteers
  • ·        Submit tax returns electronically to the IRS and ensure that all tax returns are filed in a timely manner
  • ·        Follow up with rejected tax returns to resolve issues with clients
  • ·        Ensure that the VITA site has sufficient materials throughout the season
  • Refer qualifying clients to additional financial resources in the community


  • ·        Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • ·        Experience with tax law or individual tax returns preferred
  • ·        Willingness to learn about taxes and pass volunteer tax exam required
  • ·        Available to work evenings/weekends during tax season required
  • ·        Self-starter with ability to work independently
  • ·        Ability to work well with volunteers and clients
  • ·        Interest in non-profit and community work
  • ·        Access to reliable transportation required
  • Spanish language skills preferred


Academic internship credit, mileage reimbursement for travel; on-site training and supervision; hands-on experience with nonprofit and community work

For more information, contact Claire at .

 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:

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:

 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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