Provo School District Truancy Office Internship – volunteer and get amazing school social work experience

Provo School Truancy Office

The Provo School District Truancy Office provides rich experience for interns. They provide a strong social work in an education setting opportunity. Every year, the Truancy Office internship is a great experience for our students, but this fall it will be even more of an opportunity for growth with all of the extra challenges created by the pandemic.

The Provo Truancy Office needs several interns, but they need people who can take initiative, show innovative skills, and help in creating curriculum and new processes. They have set hours that are needed during regular school days and some after school hours may be available as well, but interns need to work around the Truancy Office schedule rather than expecting the Truancy Office to change school hours.

Just like schools had to get creative in providing ‘drive-through’ graduations at the end of the school year in May 2020, the Truancy Office will need to create new and unique engagement with students and parents. The population will look a little different this year due to many parents and students in higher economic brackets having anxiety about Covid-19 as well as anxiety about not having as much teacher contact. There will be a lot of opportunity for student interns to contribute in creating new programs and processes along with the usual type of experiences offered at the Provo Truancy Office.

If you are one who takes initiative and likes to make a difference in the world, then the Provo Truancy Office Internship experience could be the right fit for you!

If interested, please email a cover letter (expressing interest) and your resume soon to Jode Porter (pronounced like Jodie): jodep@provo.edu

Jode Porter

Provo School District Truancy/Attendance Specialist

801-373-2183 or 801-367-4755

jodep@provo.edu

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Teens Act “Lead Mentor Teacher” – paid part-time job

TeensAct

Lead Mentor Teacher
Teens Act is a nonprofit based in Provo with a mission to empower underserved high school students to graduate from high school and go on to higher education. We are looking for passionate individuals to teach and implement the Teens Act program. If you have good teaching, leadership, and communication skills as well as a passion for helping teenagers succeed, please apply! This is a great opportunity to serve your community while developing your teaching skills and adding to your leadership experience.

Responsibilities:

  • As lead mentor, with the assistance of other mentors help coordinating the program during the Student Success Class, After School Mentoring Program, and Parent Support Program as needed.
  • Help students complete current schoolwork, recover lost credits (failed classes) and improve academic and success skills.
  • Motivate and encourage students to participate in opportunities and take advantage of resources provided by the school, Teens Act and the community to succeed in school.
  • Track student performance and report on student progress to school and Teens Act staff.
  • Attend team meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Be able to lead student instruction during the Student Success Class, coordinate after school and parent support services along with other mentors.
  • College level skills preferred in order to help students with their schoolwork.
  • Previous experience in teaching, mentoring, or working with at-risk youth is a plus.
  • Spanish proficiency a plus.
  • Be able to work about 5-9 hours a week depending on the school (meetings + class hours) for at least a semester.
  • One year commitment is a plus.

# of Positions: 2
1 at Timpview High School (THS)
1 at Provo High School (PHS)

Note: This is a paid opportunity
Deadline: Open until filled and priority will be given to early applicants

How to Apply:
Submit a one-page resume to contact@teensact.org contact@teens-act.org

Questions: 
Contact by email (contact@teensact.org) or call/text Gary Lacock at 801-360-7135 for more information

 

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Full-time Job: CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP ADVOCATE @ Fidelity Investments

 

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CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP ADVOCATE

Do you enjoy helping others? Are you the “go to person” at work or in your community? Would your friends and family describe you as friendly and resourceful?  We really should talk.

This is a full-time hourly position that offers the opportunity for overtime based on the business needs and your availability.

The Expertise We’re Looking For:

  • Relationship building skills
  • Commitment to customers
  • Experience in service, healthcare, or hospitality in people facing industries are strongly preferred.

The Purpose of Your Role:

You bring your passion, we’ll invest in you.  Yes, we are in financial services, but not in the competitive and old-fashioned way you might be thinking.  We offer an industry-leading, paid development program that will prepare you to engage with customers while obtaining your Series 7 and 63 licenses where you will learn all about the financial services industry products.

These inbound phone calls, chats, and email interactions can range from something as simple as an account balance inquiry to the complexity of helping inform difficult financial decisions, but your mission remains the same:  help customers feel more confident, make clearer decisions, and achieve their own financial dreams.

The Skills You Bring:

  • Your unwavering commitment to customers
  • Desire to learn and a dedication to study and apply a new conceptual content to obtain your financial licenses

The Value You Deliver:

At Fidelity, collaboration isn’t just about working together in our small teams (15ish); it’s about improving lives together.  Our success as a firm is due to the personal responsibility and pride our associates take in getting things just right, and the compassion that drives us to go the extra mile for our customers and each other.  We ask for and act on our associates’ input on everything from busting through customer issues to designing our workspaces.

Your Life:

We believe that a balanced life is important. Our benefit programs are designed to help you and your loved ones balance the needs of work, life and family.  Sound too good to be true?  See for yourself and learn more about our benefit offerings. www.fmrbenefits.com

Jan Whitesides
Talent Acquisition Consultant
Fidelity Investments
Jan.whitesides@fmr.com

 

 

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Female Psych Tech Positions (part-time jobs) @ Center for Change

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Psych Tech Positions (part-time jobs) @ Center for Change, Orem

Center for Change, one of the most respected facilities for the treatment of eating disorders, is seeking part-time female Psych Techs to collaborate with The Center’s multidisciplinary treatment team in providing safe, secure, and supportive treatment to inpatients suffering from Anorexia and Bulimia.  This is an excellent opportunity for college students who are studying behavioral health to gain exposure and build experience in the field.  Part-time techs typically work from 8 to 24 hours/week.  Many students work up to 25 to 30 hours per week based upon their availability for open shifts.

Please visit our website to learn more about The Center: http://centerforchange.com/

Go to our Employment Page, click to view all openings and then select the Psych Tech job opening to complete and submit your online application https://jobs.uhsinc.com/center-for-change

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Full-time CASE MANAGER POSITION w/ Utah Department of Human Services (Provo Office) – High Fidelity Wraparound Facilitator

Utah Human Services     

Full-time CASE MANAGER POSITION 
Looking for new BS graduates in Family Science/Human Development or related field (Psychology, Sociology) or if you are ready to graduate except for your academic internship capstone, you can apply for this position. Just mark in the system that you have completed your degree. Then, as you get into the application, you should include in the explanation area that your degree is pending as you weren’t able to complete your internship due to the coronavirus effects.  Depending on your answers to the application questions, you may be eligible to be interviewed and considered for the position even without your degree.

This is the link to the job posting:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/utah/jobs/2782623/high-fidelity-wraparound-facilitator?department[0]=200%20Department%20of%20Human%20Services&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Pay Rate: $17 – $21 / hour w/ full benefits
Requirements: Will need to pass a criminal background check & be subject to the Driver Eligibility standards
Location: 1300 E Center Street, Provo
Responsibilities:

  • become credentialed as a High-Fidelity Wraparound Facilitator within the first 12 months of employment (initial and on-going training provided)
  • will facilitate high fidelity wraparound services for families:  utilize a strengths-based approach to safety planning, development of family team and family support systems, and wraparound planning for the purpose of maintaining children in their homes, schools, and communities
  • provide regular communication and close collaboration with multiple community partners (e.g. Juvenile Court, Division of Juvenile Justice Services, Division of Services for People with Disabilities and Local Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Treatment Facilities)
  • assist families to coordinate services from community resources, placement providers, collateral agencies, the court, and/or other community partners with families, clients, or patients receiving services
  • prepare detailed documentation of activities including:  opening and closing electronic records, completing required assessments, creating and updating Wraparound Plans, writing daily contact notes, safety and crisis prevention plans, and correspondence, etc.
  • prepare Wraparound Plan with families and agency partners with measurable outcomes and time bound specific objectives
  • provide families with information concerning the wraparound teaming process, resources, supports, services, goals and expectations
  • partner with Family Peer Support partners to provide the facilitation of intensive care coordination and follow through for youth involved in multiple systems

Questions can be directed to:
Trish Coburn
System of Care Regional Coordinator
Western Region
801-319-6769, pcoburn@utah.gov

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Human Resources PAID SUMMER INTERNSHIP w/ Church Correlation Research Department

Human Resources PAID SUMMER INTERNSHIP w/ Church Correlation Research Department

2 Openings Available:

The Church Correlation Research Division is looking to hire a couple of interns for the summer to work full-time. If interested, please refer to the link below. It’s a great opportunity for students (grad or undergrad) to have an applied research experience and see some of what the Church does with their research in regard to decision-making.

APPLY HERE:
https://careersearch.churchofjesuschrist.org/public/jobdetail.aspx?jobid=254522

Also, the description says that students must be currently enrolled or recently graduated from a social science or closely-related graduate program. However, if an undergrad student is competent enough they are often hired. They currently have one undergrad student who is working for them (and there have been multiple undergrads in the past).

Please do not contact Thomas White (as previously suggested).
Go to the provided link above instead.

AFTER having read the job description, please direct any questions you have to karen@byu.edu

If interested in this opportunity, go ahead and apply. Here is a link to COVID-19 Policies for employment with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:
https://newsroom.churchofjesuschrist.org/article/workforce-email-march-16-2020

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RSVP Opportunity Thurs, Feb 20th — Washington, DC Non-profit Consultant Speaking to BYU Students

RSVP to attend these events …

Alex Counts speaking at BYU on Thursday, February 20

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Alex Counts is the founder of the Grameen Foundation. The Grameen foundation initiated microfinancing in Bangladesh.

He works as a nonprofit consultant in Washington DC and will be giving a lecture as well as doing a book signing.  He is the author of Changing the World Without Losing Your Mind. The lecture will be at 11am on Thursday, February 20 in 251 Tanner Building on the BYU campus in Provo, Utah.

You are invited to attend the lecture at 11am and a special “Meet and Greet” for Alex Counts at 10:15am on Thursday, February 20th in Room W408 in the Tanner Building. Park in visitor parking near the BYU Museum of Art. Refreshments will be provided at the meet and greet.

For the “Meet and Greet” at 10:15am in W408 Tanner Building, we need RSVP to help in food planning.  See link below:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1J27554T1k3gaIIJniusNQiHu_2tBQfPQYXbiL35PQ6M/viewform?edit_requested=true

 

 

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FHSS Internship Fair on February 13th

FHSS COLLEGE INTERNSHIP & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT FAIR – Thursday, FEBRUARY 13th

(9:00am until 2:30pm) in the Garden Court WSCFlier Fair 2020

You can do a lot with your social science BS Degree! Come find the right opportunity for you, and be more marketable after graduation—even for grad school!  Go to FHSS Internship blog for details: http://byuinternships.org/

 

Internships & Civic Engagement experiences can be important in helping students:

1) Decide on the right career direction to pursue after graduation;

2) Better prepare for graduate school (especially for therapy programs);

3) And gain real-world experience to be more marketable to get a job with their BS degree.

List of organizations attending:

Business Goldman Sachs
Business Wayfair
Business Enterprise
Civic Engagement Habitat for Humanity
Civic Engagement Census Workers
Civic Engagement Mormon Women for Ethical Government
Civic Engagement United Angels
Criminal Justice/Legal Saratoga Springs Police – Victim Advocacy
Criminal Justice/Legal CASA Program
Criminal Justice/Legal Guardian ad Litem/State of Utah
Criminal Justice/Legal Juvenile Justice Services
Criminal Justice/Legal Provo Police – Victim Advocacy
Criminal Justice/Legal Utah State Prison –
Sexual Offender Treatment Program
Developmental Courage Reins
Developmental Kids on the Move
Developmental Utah Behavior Services
Developmental Wasatch Mental Health – Giant Steps
Education Settings Mountainland Head Start
Education Settings Lakeridge Jr. High Counseling Office
Education Settings Teens Act
Education Settings UVU PREP
Education Settings Waterford Summer Programs
Family Support Community Action
Family Support CWCIC-Women & Children in Crisis Center
Family Support Heart to Heart Adoptions
Family Support DELIVER, LLC
Family Support Wasatch Mental Health
Gerontology Bristol Hospice
Gerontology ???Provo Nursing & Rehab
Gerontology Courtyard at Jamestown
Non-Profit Make-A-Wish Utah
Non-Profit United Way of Utah County
Non-Profit United Way of Utah County (Volunteers/VISTA)
Non-Profit United Way of Utah County (WelcomeBaby/HelpMeGrow/FranklinCtr)
Non-Profit Boys & Girls Club Utah
Residential Treatment Heritage School
Residential Treatment Maple Lake Academy
Residential Treatment New Haven
Residential Treatment Telos
Residential Treatment Discovery Academy
Social Work ACAFS
Social Work DCFS
Social Work House of Hope
Social Work Utah Family Support & Treatment
BYU Programs BYU Washington Seminar
BYU Programs BYU PEAT Program
BYU Programs BYU Rollins Center
BYU Programs BYU Non-profit Management Minor
BYU Programs BYU Ballard Center
BYU Programs BYU On Campus Internships
BYU Programs BYU Career Services
BYU Programs Community & Social Services Internships (SFL, Psych, Soc)
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FHSS Internship & Civic Engagement Fair 2020 is coming — Thurs, Feb 13th!!!

Flier Fair 2020

TURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH — 9AM UNTIL 2:30PM — GARDEN COURT, WSC

Come discover the amazing opportunities ‘outside the bubble’ of campus! We will have organizations in a variety of genres: business/non-profit; criminal justice/law; family services; community services; social work; gerontology; educational settings; residential treatment; developmental, etc.

Getting experience WHILE you are a student will help build your resume and help you determine the right career path for you! come enjoy our famous ‘Popcorn Bar’ and cookies as you browse the many opportunities available to you as a student or new graduate.

Please check back later this week to see a list of organizations that have committed to participate in our Fair … come learn what great opportunities are available to you nearby!

 

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Rollins Center Business Model Competition-Win $20,000 in prize money!

Rollins Center

Each year amazing companies come out of BYU– and not just from the Business school. The Business Model Competition can help students with their ideas and give them the support and funds needed to kick start their business.

Here is what you will have to do:

  1. Have a business idea.
  2. Talk to customers and get their feedback.
  3. Share how your product was validated and how you are adjusting it to meet the wants and needs of customers.

Here are some important dates to note:

BMC Important Dates

Wed, Dec. 4, 2019, 5:00pm, 260 TNRB : BMC Info Session

Thurs. Jan. 16, 5:00pm, 710 TNRB: BMC Workshop

Sat. Jan. 25, 11:59pm: BMC Submission Deadline

Thurs. Feb 13, TBA: BMC Final Event

For more information about how to submit visit https://miller.byu.edu/bmc

You can also visit the Rollins Center in Tanner 470 with any questions you may have.

 

 

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