Internships at United Way of Denton County

Interns are an integral part of our team at United Way of Denton County! With close staff supervision, interns are highly involved in all aspects and levels of our organization, learning crucial skills, earning valuable experience and developing a robust network of contacts to help them as they develop into non-profit professionals. Below are some of the internships we feature as part of our team!

Interested in an internship? Fill out this application form (.doc), then return it and your resume to the staff member(s) listed below!

Community Resources Liason

Community liaison position available to assist with marketing and public relations for programs associated with UWDC. Primary tasks will include frequent correspondence with and education of referral sources pertaining to available programs, streamlining referral processes and community involvement for heightened awareness of services. This role will include updating resource directories with current information based on community resource availability.

Expected Work Schedule: Standard office hours (8:00am - 5:00pm)

Expected Hours per Week: Flexible

Qualifications: Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

Please send your resume and completed application to: Courtney Cross (Courtney@UnitedWayDenton.org)

 

Information & Referral Intern

As an Information and Referral Intern, you will answer the United Way of Denton County helpline and greet anyone who walks in the door looking for help. Your main job responsibilities will involve connecting people in crisis or need with the help they can use to get back on their feet. This internship places heavy emphasis on people-skills, interaction with people in crisis or need, and the ability to ethically empathize with someone who may be from a far different background than you.

Expected Work Schedule: Standard office hours (8:00am - 5:00pm)

Expected Hours per Week: Flexible

Qualifications: Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite; Spanish proficiency preferred

Please send your resume and completed application to: Alicia Froidl (Alicia@UnitedWayDenton.org)

 

Marketing & Outreach

Promote programs, fundraising and transparency in order to build and maintain stakeholder trust and investment in United Way of Denton County. Expected job duties may include:

  • Balancing communications between donors, clients, and volunteers
  • Publishing written articles and print material
  • Creating graphics for print and screen use
  • Performing website maintenance
  • Curating and publishing social media content
  • Shooting and editing photographs and video
  • Assisting other staff and interns with promotion of programs and events
  • Other duties as assigned

Expected Work Schedule: Standard office hours (8:00am - 5:00pm)

Expected Hours per Week: 16-25 hours

Qualifications: Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite; ability to work independently; proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite 5.0 or later preferred.

Please send your resume and completed application to: Janel Eichhorn or Marci Pritts

 

Resource Development Intern

Assist Resource Development staff in initiating and nurturing relationships with local companies, resulting in mature campaign partners who give, advocate and volunteer in order to improve lives in Denton County. Expected job duties may include:

  • Create and maintain database entries using ANDAR 360 Donor Relationship Management software
  • Research prospective campaign partners to complete donor profiles
  • Initiate contact between United Way of Denton County volunteers and prospective campaigns
  • Support United Way of Denton County campaign volunteers
  • Create marketing materials and collateral related to fundraising and relationship management
  • Manage events and event-related communications to promote special event success
  • Other organizational and resource development duties as assigned

Expected Work Schedule: Standard office hours (8:00am - 5:00pm)

Expected Hours per Week: 5-20 hours

Qualifications: Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite; ability to work independently.

Please send your resume and completed application to: Kristin Jones (Kristin@UnitedWayDenton.org)

 

School-Based Community Center Intern - Evers Park Elementary

Work closely with Evers Park Elementary School to facilitate a mentoring program that will meet the needs of the school faculty and staff. The tasks involved in this internship may include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating mentee/mentor matches
  • Working with the teachers to determine mentoring needs
  • Develop calendar of mentoring opportunities
  • Train/orient incoming mentors
  • Develop training materials
  • Coordinate mentors
  • Other duties as assigned

Expected Work Schedule: Standard school schedules (7:50am - 2:50pm)

Expected Hours per Week: Flexible, shifts must be minimum of four (4) hours

Qualifications: Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite; internship contingent upon successfully passing Denton ISD background check

Please send your resume and completed application to: Alicia Froidl (Alicia@UnitedWayDenton.org)

 

Check back often to see what internships are available!

United Way of Denton County values diversity and promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing guidelines and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against with respect to national origin, race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, people with disabilities, or age.

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