Wasatch Mental Health – Grandfamilies Program Internship

Grandfamilies LogoGrandfamilies Internship Description
(Approximately 8-10 hours per week for 3 credits or 5 hours per week for two semesters with 1.5 credits per semester):

Apply now for Fall Semester!!!

Engage with clients in the children’s group and at monthly events called Friend 2 Friend activities to gain hands-on experience interacting with at-risk children and families
Look for certain behaviors of kids in the children’s group and take weekly group notes to track their progress
Work on research related to kinship care/foster care/kinship care programs to discover what is currently happening with kinship children and families (this information is helpful in the grant writing process)
Participate in at least one community council meeting to gain an understanding of programs available to at-risk families in the community and how they work together
Participate in an advisory board meeting to gain a direct understanding of current issues that kinship families face and how the program helps them (the advisory board consists of a group of past program participants who gather to discuss what is working well with the program and what could be improved)
Assist with creating and sending out invitations to monthly activities and gathering RSVPs for these events
Learn about and assist with any other program processes as assistance is needed

Contact Information:
Catherine Jones
Email: catherinej@unitedwayuc.org
Phone: 801-852-4491


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