Jobs & Internships

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2-1-1 Community Connections Specialist

Current Internship Openings

EveryDay Strong Internships

Welcome Baby Internships

South Franklin Community Center Internships

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

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
  • 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 timely manner
  • Basic knowledge of social media
  • Ability to learn computer programs and software quickly

Work Schedule: Typically Monday thru Friday 8:15-5:15, occasionally some evenings or weekends may be required

Benefits & Compensation: This is a full-time position—$14-16 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. United Way of Utah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply:  Please email cover letter and resume to by May 17th

 

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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 4 interns for the Summer 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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