Jobs & Internships

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

Digital Inclusion AmeriCorps VISTA

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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Digital Inclusion AmeriCorps VISTA

As a Digital Inclusion AmeriCorps VISTA with United Way of Utah County, you will help improve digital skills and create access to computers for low-income families in Utah Valley. You will help expand and develop the current digital education program. 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.

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.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and coordinate volunteers to teach the computer labs
  • Increase access to technology and equipment for low-income population
  • Work with and continue building relationships with other nonprofits, libraries, and schools 
  • Revise and expand existing computer help labs
  • Expand digital inclusion offerings to more rural areas and south Utah County
  • Coordinate Digital Inclusion events to promote digital access

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 or older
  • Have a basic knowledge of computer software
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Some college experience preferred
  • Spanish language skills preferred

Requirements:

  • Full-time service for one year
  • Cannot be a full-time student
  • Possibility of minimum work or school part-time- not to interfere with service
  • Is a citizen or has legal residency status
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5:00 pm

Benefits:  

  • Living Allowance ($1,250.12 a month pre-taxes)
  • At the end of year of service, the VISTA can choose an Education Award ($6,345) or End of Service Cash Stipend ($1,800)
  • 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
  • On-the-job training opportunities

How to Apply:  Please email a  resume and brief statement on why you’d like to the position to by September 29th.

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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