Teens Act at Provo, Timpview and Independence High School

Teens Act

Based in Provo Utah, Teens Act currently operates in Provo High School, Independence High School, and Timpview High School. They work to improve graduation rates and outcomes for students and families, and to address the dropout challenge facing our students. They are looking for interns to begin training as soon as possible for assisting in fundraising, grant writing, PR and other work.

To apply, email one of the following for information on paid or volunteer opportunities:



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Volunteers Needed

United Nations Civil Society Conference

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is participating in the 68th Annual United Nations Civil Society Conference in Salt Lake City and they need your help! This event takes place on August 26-28th and is the first UN Civil Society Conference hosted in the United States outside of New York City or other UN locations. It is focused on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal #11 to “make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable by 2030”.
Students who are fluent in French, Arabic, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, or English are invited to come and translate for the Church’s booth at the event. Shifts are from 8 am to 2 pm or 2 pm to 6:15 pm on all three days, and students are welcome to sign up for as many shifts as possible.

Perks include free entry into the conference and the good company of changemakers from all across the globe.

For more information please email ballardnews@byu.edu.

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Looking For an Opportunity to Lead?

Ballard Center Announcement

The Ballard Center’s newest club, the Social Impact Professional Association (SIPA) is looking for student leaders. The club is focused on helping students network with professionals and gain jobs in Social Impact. SIPA is in need of students who are willing to work on Event Planning, Networking, and Communications and Marketing. If you are interested, please sent an email to SIPA.BYU@gmail.com with the subject “Club Leadership Opportunity”. Include your name, some information about yourself, and what area you would like to be involved in.

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Changemaker Film Competition


$8,000 in prize money is up for grabs! All you have to do is create and submit avideo that tells the story of a social problem being solved. BYU students and BYU
alumni are invited to participate!
Submissions are due Monday October 21, 2019.

Click here to learn more!

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Hope4Utah (Suicide Prevention in Schools) Internship Opportunity

Hope4Utah is an educational organization that combines the efforts of schools, communities, and mental health services for suicide prevention. We work with school advisors to train groups of students, called Hope Squads, to recognize warning signs of suicide in their peers, reach out to them, and seek help from adults.

Internship Description:

 1 – Curriculum Development

∙ Compile research pertaining to suicide prevention

∙ Write and edit drafts of educational materials under the supervision of the curriculum specialist

∙ Create and update presentations using PowerPoint and Prezi

∙ Brainstorm engaging activities for students

∙ Analyze strengths and weaknesses of current curriculum


∙ Must be enrolled in a college or university or recently graduated

∙ Research and writing skills

∙ Reliable, organized, and communicative

∙ Bonus: experience in education (e.g., creating lesson plans, teaching)

 2 – Events

∙ Assist with event planning, setup, management, etc.

∙ Organize annual community suicide prevention walk (Walk4Hope)

∙ Other related projects as assigned


∙ Must be enrolled in a college or university or recently graduated

∙ Reliable, organized, and communicative

∙ Experience planning and managing events

To apply, email Cathy Bledsoe (information below) with an attached resume.


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RepowerU Fall Internship

Repower U Internship

RepowerU is a great Fall internship Opportunity!

RepowerU makes software to prevent campus sexual assault. They are looking for interns who are creative and want to apply research findings to the real world to make a real difference.

Interns will create a survey for college students who take RepowerU’s sexual assault prevention trainings, to measure their attitudes about sexual assault before and after training.

Once the survey is made, they will research the best contents for training modules to prevent relational violence, harassment, stalking, and cybercrime, which will be produced in the winter.

Qualifications: Experience or interest in survey creation and validation, interest in sexual assault prevention.

Contact Spencer Ford at 615-542-3332 or spenceraford@gmail.com for details.

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Sutherland Institute Internship Program

Sutherland Institute Internship 2019

Sutherland Institute, a Salt Lake City think tank with state and national influence, is looking for communications and policy interns for Fall 2019. The deadline for applications is July 19, 2019.

 Sutherland Institute communications interns assist the communications team with social media, marketing, and more. Due to Sutherland’s various channels of outreach, a communications internship offers something new each day. Communications interns may be responsible for media tracking, creating shareable social media content, writing, graphic design and completing other projects as assigned.

 Public policy and research interns are given semester-long projects that require them to research and report findings to policy analysts. These projects can range in topic, so specify your policy interests in your cover letter. Topics include economics, federalism, family, education, and religious freedom. Interns are given opportunities to contribute to Sutherland’s publications on topics they research.

 Our internships are paid by stipend depending on availability. Interested students can apply online at www.sutherlandinstitute.org/internships.  The following materials will be requested:


-Cover letter

-Three references

-Unofficial school transcript

-Writing sample

-Design portfolio (if experienced in graphic design)

 Please email Amber Maxfield at amber@sifreedom.org with any questions

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United Way Welcome Baby Internships for Spring/Summer 2019 – Apply Now

United Way Welcome Baby - spr-sum2019

United Way Welcome Baby Program is looking for spring/summer interns! They provide a great experience for FHSS interns!

Apply now if you want a good spring/summer experience (volunteer–would fit academic credit). See flyer for details.

15 hours per week required, normally day time hours (includes Thursday 5pm-8:30pm)

Apply onloine at Welcomebabyuc.org

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SHARE THE LOVE … Get Free Candy Bar & Chance to Win a Date Night Basket!

SHARE THE LOVE … Get Free Candy Bar & Chance to Win a Date Night Basket!

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Gand Prize - Date Night Baskets

Follow 2 or more of our Social Media Platforms to get a free CANDY BAR!
(Come to the FHSS Internship Office in 945 KMBL to show you’re following and get your candy bar by Thursday, Valentine’s Day.)

Giveaway media post - DateNightBaskets

3 Winners will be selected to receive a basket full of treats and activities for a fun date night!

1-LIKE this post (1 entry)
2-TAG friends in the comments below (each tag = 1 entry)
3-SHARE to your story and be sure to tag us! (5 entries)

GIVEAWAY ENDS on Valentine’s Day, Thurs, 2/14 @ 7pm!
Winners will be announced on Friday before 1pm.

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FHSS Internship & Civic Engagement Fair 2019 is here!!!

Fair Flyer 2019


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.

The following organizations have committed to participate in our Fair … so come learn what great opportunities are available to you nearby!

Guardian ad Litem/State of Utah
Juvenile Justice Services
Provo Police – Victim Advocacy
Utah Dept of Corrections – Adult Probation & Treatment
Utah State Prison-Sexual Offender Treatment Program
Kids on the Move
Hope 4 Utah
Teens Act
Lakeridge Jr High Counseling Office
Wasatch Mental Health – Giant Steps
Waterford UPSTART Program
ACAFS (Academy of Child Advocacy & Family Support)
CASA Program (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
Community Action – Circles Initiative
International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Mountainland HeadStart – Family Advocates Program
UVU Stronger Families Program
Wasatch Mental Health Programs (Giant Steps, Grandfamilies, Vantage Point, Excel, etc.)
Women & Children in Crisis Center
Courtyard at Jamestown Assisted Living
Covington Senior Living
Orem Rehab & Nursing
Make-A-Wish Utah
My Story Matters
United Way of Utah County
Children’s Justice Center
DCFS (Division of Child & Family Services)
Family Support & Treatment Center
House of Hope (Women’s Addiction Recovery)
Heritage Residential Treatment
Maple Lake Academy
New Haven
Pioneer Park Coalition
Habitat for Humanity
BYU Ballard Center
BYU On-Campus Internships
BYU Kennedy Center
BYU European Internships
BYU Rollins Center for Entrepreneurial
BYU Washington Seminar


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